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Luxury hotels in Florence

A curated list of 5-star luxury hotels and resorts

Tomas Mazowski A list by Tomas Mazowski. This guide was last updated in May 2024.

Hey! When I travel I love to stay at luxurious hotels - especially the kind of places that offer over the top extras and really spoil their guests with great service, nice spas, awesome restaurants and beautiful views. What more can you want? To save some time, I've put together this list of my favourite 5-star hotels and resorts in Florence. I hope you will like it!

  • 1 Hotel Regency - Small Luxury Hotels of the World Florence, Italy

    Hotel Regency - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Situated in a quiet, residential area, Hotel Regency - Small Luxury Hotels of the World is hidden away from the busy city centre, yet only 10 minutes from Florence’s main tourist sights, including the Accademia Gallery. Facing lush, green parkland on one side and a historic square on the other, this hotel, one of the leading small hotels of the world, offers unparalleled service, with attentive, professional staff and beautiful accommodation. Show full description

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  • 2 The St. Regis Florence Florence, Italy

    The St. Regis Florence

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Set along the Arno River with stunning views of the Ponte Vecchio, The St. Regis Florence is set in a historical building designed by Brunelleschi. Show full description Guest review score 9.4, rooms from around 2270 EUR.

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  • 3 Donati Luxury Tower Suites Florence, Italy

    Donati Luxury Tower Suites

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Well set in the centre of Florence, Donati Luxury Tower Suites provides 5-star accommodation close to Piazza della Signoria and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. This 5-star hotel offers a concierge service and a tour desk. Show full description Guest review score 9.2, rooms from around 712 EUR.

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  • 4 Relais Santa Croce, By Baglioni Hotels Florence, Italy

    Relais Santa Croce, By Baglioni Hotels

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. A 5-star hotel set in an 18th-century building, Relais Santa Croce is one of the most luxurious, stylish and elegant properties in the historic centre of Florence. It is located between the Santa Croce Basilica and the Cathedral. Show full description

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  • 5 Rocco Forte Hotel Savoy Florence, Italy

    Rocco Forte Hotel Savoy

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Hotel Savoy is located in the heart of Florence, halfway between the Uffizi Gallery and Florence Cathedral. The rooms boast an elegant contemporary style, which combines Italian design with artworks inspired by local fashion houses. All air-conditioned, the rooms and suites include a minibar and a flat-screen TV with satellite and pay-per-view channels. Many rooms offer views of the square, of Brunelleschi's dome, or of Giotto's Bell Tower. The new Irene bistro serves Tuscan specialities with a modern twist, created by chef Pierangelini with local seasonal produce. This luxury 5-star hotel has an elegantly decorated and equipped fitness centre with Technogym® equipment. Guest review score 9.2, rooms from around 1375 EUR.

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  • 6 Il Salviatino Firenze Florence, Italy

    Il Salviatino Firenze

    ***** Hotel. Nestled in the rolling Tuscan hills, 3 km from Fiesole, this luxury hotel offers panoramic views of Florence's historic centre. There is a spa featuring Acqua di Fiesole products, a gym with Technogym equipment, and an outdoor pool. Free Wi-Fi, parking and a free shuttle into Florence are included. Show full description

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  • 7 The Place Firenze Florence, Italy

    The Place Firenze

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Set just 7 minutes’ walk from Santa Maria Novella Basilica, The Place Firenze enjoys superb panoramic views from its rooftop terrace. It offers an à la carte restaurant, free WiFi and luxurious rooms with design features. Show full description

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  • 8 Dimora Palanca Florence, Italy

    Dimora Palanca

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Set in Florence, less than 1 km from Santa Maria Novella, Dimora Palanca offers accommodation with a garden, free private parking, a shared lounge and a terrace. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, room service and a 24-hour front desk, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is less than 1 km from Fortezza da Basso - Convention Center, and within 1.2 km of the city centre. The daily breakfast offers buffet, à la carte or continental options. The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at this 5-star hotel. Popular points of interest near the hotel include Strozzi Palace, San Marco Church in Florence and Accademia Gallery. The nearest airport is Florence Airport, 8 km from Dimora Palanca. Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around 384 EUR.

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  • 9 Golden Tower Hotel & Spa Florence, Italy

    Golden Tower Hotel & Spa

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Golden Tower is a completely non-smoking luxury boutique hotel next to Palazzo Strozzi, in Florence's most exclusive area. This property features a spa for extra charge, ultra-modern rooms and a bar. Rooms here are stylish, with white walls and bed linen and dark-wood furniture. All come with a minibar, free WiFi and a flat-screen TV with Sky channels. The spa includes a hot tub, Turkish bath and sauna, as well as sensory showers and a cervical waterfall. A range of massages and beauty treatments are available on request, at extra charge. Golden Tower Hotel provides a buffet breakfast each morning that includes Italian cappuccino, fresh fruit and pastries. The 15th-century lobby features original frescoes and there is a library and fireplace. Staff at this 5-star hotel provide a personalised service and lots of useful local knowledge. Florence Cathedral and the Uffizi Gallery are both 5 minutes away on foot. Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around 492 EUR.

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  • 10 NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa Florence, Italy

    NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Located 350 metres from Ponte Vecchio, NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa is an elegant 5-star hotel in Florence. It offers uniquely decorated rooms with modern décor, free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. Show full description Guest review score 8.9, rooms from around 560 EUR.

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  • 11 Portrait Firenze - Lungarno Collection Florence, Italy

    Portrait Firenze - Lungarno Collection

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Featuring panoramic views of Florence and the Arno River, Portrait Firenze offers luxurious rooms with handcrafted furniture. This hotel is 30 metres from the famous Ponte Vecchio bridge. Show full description Guest review score 9.5, rooms from around 1650 EUR.

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  • 12 Four Seasons Hotel Firenze Florence, Italy

    Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Offering a 2-floor spa and Michelin-star restaurant, Four Seasons Hotel Firenze is next to the botanical gardens of Giardino della Gherardesca. It offers a wide range of luxury rooms and suites. Show full description Guest review score 9.3, rooms from around 2838 EUR.

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  • 13 Hotel Lungarno - Lungarno Collection Florence, Italy

    Hotel Lungarno - Lungarno Collection

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Set directly along the banks of the Arno river, Hotel Lungarno is less than 100 metres from Florence's Ponte Vecchio. It offers free WiFi throughout, exceptional views, and a Michelin-starred restaurant. Show full description Guest review score 9.3, rooms from around 1430 EUR.

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  • 14 Helvetia&Bristol Firenze – Starhotels Collezione Florence, Italy

    Helvetia&Bristol Firenze – Starhotels Collezione

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Set in a 19th-Century historical palazzo in the centre of Florence, Helvetia&Bristol Firenze – Starhotels Collezione is 5 minutes’ walk from the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio. It offers elegant rooms with antique furniture. Show full description Guest review score 9.2, rooms from around 981 EUR.

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  • 15 Villa Cora Florence, Italy

    Villa Cora

    ***** Hotel. Villa Cora is a 19th-century building surrounded by a park with outdoor swimming pool. Just 2 km from the centre of Florence and Santa Maria Novella Train Station, it offers free parking. Wi-Fi is also free. Show full description

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  • 16 Hotel Number Nine Florence, Italy

    Hotel Number Nine

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Located a 2-minute walk from Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, Firenze Number Nine Hotel & SPA is a boutique property with spa facilities and a fitness centre. It offers individually furnished rooms and suites with free WiFi throughout. Show full description Guest review score 9.1, rooms from around 608 EUR.

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  • 17 NH Collection Palazzo Gaddi Florence, Italy

    NH Collection Palazzo Gaddi

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Palazzo Gaddi is housed in the Renaissance Palazzo Gaddi, dating back to 1596 and boasting traditional Florentine Baroque halls. It is 400 metres from Florence Cathedral and its rooftop terrace offers spectacular city views. Show full description Guest review score 9.1, rooms from around 617 EUR.

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  • 18 Hotel Bernini Palace Florence, Italy

    Hotel Bernini Palace

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Set in a 15th-century building, Hotel Bernini Palace is a 5-minute walk from Florence Cathedral and Ponte Vecchio. It features antique furniture and Murano-glass chandeliers. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around 534 EUR.

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  • 19 IL Tornabuoni The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Florence, Italy

    IL Tornabuoni The Unbound Collection by Hyatt

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Offering a rooftop terrace with a Champagne bar and panoramic views of Florence, the 5-star IL Tornabuoni The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Hotel is set in the heart of the fashion district in the city centre. It features refined rooms decorated with artisanal furniture and free Wi-Fi throughout. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around 878 EUR.

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  • 20 Ville Sull'Arno Florence, Italy

    Ville Sull'Arno

    ***** Hotel. Ville Sull'Arno offers accommodation in Florence, right on the banks of the river Arno. It features a restaurant and a free wellness centre with an indoor pool, sauna, and Turkish bath. Free WiFi access is available. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around 404 EUR.

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  • 21 The Westin Excelsior, Florence Florence, Italy

    The Westin Excelsior, Florence

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Located on the banks of River Arno in Florence's historic Piazza Ognissanti, The Westin Excelsior, Florence offers luxurious rooms and suites, many overlooking the river and the Oltrarno area. Ponte Vecchio is 900 metres away. Show full description Guest review score 8.9, rooms from around 900 EUR.

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  • 22 Sina Villa Medici, Autograph Collection Florence, Italy

    Sina Villa Medici, Autograph Collection

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. Set in an 19th-century building, Sina Villa Medici is 500 metres from Santa Maria Novella Train Station in Florence. The hotel boasts a charming garden surrounded by a relaxing swimming pool. Show full description Guest review score 8.6, rooms from around 818 EUR.

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  • 23 Palazzo Montebello Florence, Italy

    Palazzo Montebello

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. This 18th century villa offers luxury rooms with flat-screen satellite TV and a marble bathroom. Set in a peaceful garden, the hotel is 10 minutes' walk from Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around 459 EUR.

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  • 24 LHP Hotel River & SPA Florence, Italy

    LHP Hotel River & SPA

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Florence. This late 19th-century building is set along Arno River, just off Piazza Santa Croce and a 10-minute walk from Ponte Vecchio. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. Show full description Guest review score 8.3, rooms from around 519 EUR.

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  • 25 Villa Tolomei Hotel & Resort Florence, Italy

    Villa Tolomei Hotel & Resort

    ***** Hotel. The luxury Villa Tolomei Hotel & Resort is surrounded by a 20-hectare garden with vineyards, olive groves and an outdoor pool. It is within 4 km of the historic centre of Florence and the Boboli Gardens. Free WiFi and free parking are provided. Show full description

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