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Room type

Junior Suite

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Classic Single Room

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Classic Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Deluxe Double Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Romantic charm across from Strozzi Palace

Near Via Tornabuoni

This 19th-century hotel is a block from the designer shops of Via Tornabuoni, two blocks from Il Duomo, and four blocks from Santa Maria Novella Church and the Uffizi gallery.

Library, restaurant

The hotel has a small library of books available in English, Italian, French, and German, as well as a restaurant serving fine Italian cuisine under a stained-glass roof.

Each room unique

The 67 lavish guestrooms are individually decorated with silk wall coverings and antique-reproduction furnishings. Carrara-marble bathrooms have scales and hair dryers.

Helvetia & Bristol

At your hotel

Originally built for 19th-century aristocrats, this 5-story hotel is set 200 meters from the Duomo, across from Palazzo Strozzi. It is also one block from Via Tornabuoni, one of Florence's most famous shopping streets. Guests have included artists and authors such as Giorgio De Chirico, Igor Stravinsky, and Luigi Pirandello.

The hotel offers a winter garden and a restaurant with a stained-glass roof. A small library features books available in English, Italian, French, and German. There is also a discreetly hidden video-library. The hotel offers concierge service, 24-hour room service, and secretarial services. Small (6-7 people) and medium-size meeting rooms (35 square meters) are also available.

  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space
  • Total number of rooms - 67
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Library
  • Elevator/lift
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Business center
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Concierge services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
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Stay connected

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - ( 18 EUR /24 hours surcharge )

In your room

  • Premium bedding
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Minibar
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Bidet
  • Cable TV service
  • In-room safe
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
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Eat and drink

The Winter Garden - Restaurant with original stained-glass, conservatory-style roof. Rare “cotto” floor tiles from Southern Italy; mirrors on the walls. Adjoins Belle Epoque bar. Artists such as De Chirico and Boccioni used to meet here to discuss the Avant Garde. Fine Italian cuisine includes some Tuscan specialties. À la carte dining offered. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served. Afternoon tea is also offered (pastries).

Play

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel

The fine print for Helvetia & Bristol

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: Visa, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, MasterCard

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 5 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
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We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

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