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Loggiato dei Serviti
3 out of 5
Piazza Santissima Annunziata 3, Florence, FI
$211
per night
May 3 - May 4
4.3/5Excellent! (951 reviews)

"Perfect. Right in the center of Florence. Historic hotel beautifully decorated. 150 Italians gathering together to sing songs and play guitars in the piazza below. Perfect. Breakfast was good, staff friendly and helpful. Loved it!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2020

Loggiato dei Serviti
Grand Hotel Baglioni
4 out of 5
Piazza Unita Italiana 6, Florence, FI
$233
per night
May 3 - May 4
4.3/5Excellent! (1,628 reviews)

"Staff was very Friendly. Room decor was awesome very antique looking. Walls are very thin and you can hear the people next to you. Free mini bar was a nice perk. I did receive a free bottle of wine for my gold status with Expedia. Would book here again! Great walking location to everything."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Grand Hotel Baglioni
Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio
4 out of 5
Borgo S.Jacopo, 3/r, Florence, FI
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4.4/5Excellent! (2,117 reviews)

"Fantastic location, great breakfast & very helpful staff"…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio
Hotel Pendini
3 out of 5
Via Strozzi 2, Florence, FI
$176
per night
Apr 6 - Apr 7
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,686 reviews)

"Excellent location. Very close (walking distance) to just about everything to see. Wonderful breakfast every morning. Loved our time here. Only complaint is that upon arrival, there was a bad odor in our room (like sewage smell we expected in Venice. Did not know it existed here too). Aired room ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Hotel Pendini
Relais Hotel Centrale - Residenza D 'Epoca
4 out of 5
Via dei Conti 3, Florence, FI
$112
per night
May 1 - May 2
4.4/5Excellent! (1,151 reviews)

"The staff was very friendly and accommodating for a family traveling with a baby. The room and bathroom was massively spacious. The front desk was able to supply a crib which was nice. Breakfast was wonderful and the location is walking distance to major attractions."…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

Relais Hotel Centrale - Residenza D 'Epoca
Palazzo Mannaioni Suites
4 out of 5
Via Maffia 9 - 17r, Florence, FI
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4.6/5Wonderful! (735 reviews)

"It is a nice property in a more quite area of the city but close enough to everything with good restaurants around it, the only thing that we were not happy about was the internet service , very very slow"…"

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2020

Palazzo Mannaioni Suites
Bernini Palace
5 out of 5
Piazza San Firenze 29, Florence, FI
$335
per night
Apr 4 - Apr 5
4.7/5Exceptional! (970 reviews)

"Location is phenomenal...literally steps away from the Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi, Barghello Museum etc. The hotel lobby is elegant, airy and a lovely respite from the madding crowd. The front desk team is delightfully helpful and the service at the hotel bar is top-notch. Our room was furnished in the ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Bernini Palace
Palazzo Tolomei - Residenza d'Epoca
Via dei Gignori 19, Florence, FI
$241
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6
4.8/5Exceptional! (120 reviews)

"This was the best place to stay in order to capture the true spirit of the city! It is situated in the heart of the city and just a short walk from many of the major attractions. What makes Palazzo Tolomei exceptional is the staff! The team prepare an amazing traditional breakfast each morning and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2020

Palazzo Tolomei - Residenza d'Epoca
Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni 1
Via Tornabuoni 1, Florence, FI
$148
per night
Apr 4 - Apr 5
4.8/5Exceptional! (513 reviews)

"Great property, amazing staff, and unmatched views of Florence. This is our favorite hotel in Florence and we stay here every time we visit."…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni 1
The Time Machine,next to Palazzo Vecchio
No reviews
Very good

"Location terrific and everything represented was very good. We will rent this property again when visiting Florence."…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

The Time Machine,next to Palazzo Vecchio
NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa
5 out of 5
Via Porta Rossa 19, Florence, FI
$360
per night
May 3 - May 4
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,142 reviews)

"No one beats the NH COLLECTION hotels. No matter where you go, the level of service and consistency doesn’t change but exceeds the previously sat service level. I had a great experience in Firenze at the NH Via Porta Rossa. They surprised me with a floor mat outside my room celebrating my birthday ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa
Hotel Spadai
4 out of 5
Via dei Martelli, 10, Florence, FI
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4.8/5Exceptional! (1,170 reviews)

"We loved staying here. The staff were very friendly and helpful, we even got a few extras in our room which was very appreciated! The room was lovely and new, plenty of space and all the amenities that you’d need. The location is perfect too, we were able to walk everywhere. We really couldn’t rate ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2020

Hotel Spadai
Hotel Santa Croce
2 out of 5
Via Bentaccordi 3, Florence, FI
$68
per night
Apr 21 - Apr 22
4.2/5Excellent! (320 reviews)

"The two guys at the front desk were great. Excellent location. Simple and slightly dated room, but I think due to it being a heritage building, there’s only so much they can renovate. Everything worked though :) was warm and comfortable. Thanks heaps guys."…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Hotel Santa Croce
Supreme Penthouse With Unique Patio in the Heart of Florence
4.9/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)
Christmas in Florence

"Paolo's apartment is the most unique and "coolest" VRBO property we have ever stayed in. Our family of four (two young adult children) had plenty of space to spread out in and have your own private space after a busy day of touring Florence. The apartment is big enough to house a lot more than four ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Supreme Penthouse With Unique Patio in the Heart of Florence
Hotel Berchielli
4 out of 5
Lungarno Acciaiuoli 14, Florence, FI
$276
per night
May 4 - May 5
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,748 reviews)

"I loved the entrance way, VIEW of the Arno was amazing, accommodating front desk staff, great breakfast and awesome bartender, Claudio. I’ll recommend your hotel to anyone considering Florence."…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Hotel Berchielli
Hotel Kraft
4 out of 5
Via Solferino 2, Florence, FI
$187
per night
May 1 - May 2
4.3/5Excellent! (1,105 reviews)

"Friendly and helpful staff. Our room on the ground floor was a little noisy so they upgraded us to a first floor room with a balcony. The heated pool on the rooftop was so warm it was like a bath! The hotel is within easy walking distance of all attractions. Lovely breakfast each morning with a huge ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2020

Hotel Kraft
Hotel Pierre
4 out of 5
Via De Lamberti 5, Florence, FI
$217
per night
May 1 - May 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,009 reviews)

"Great location, lovely breakfat. Very friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Hotel Pierre
Palazzo Magnani Feroni
Borgo San Frediano 5, Florence, FI
$279
per night
May 1 - May 2
4.7/5Exceptional! (374 reviews)
Great stay in an old Palazzo

"We had a lovely 5 nights in this hotel. Staff were polite and helpful. Suite huge (think we just have been upgraded), comfortable and felt luxurious, with doors opening directly onto a courtyard. Some might consider the decor dated, but if much rather have old fashioned character than an identikit ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

Palazzo Magnani Feroni
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Florence

When you go on a Florence getaway, it's easy to choose a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You may be used to your hotel having all the familiar amenities. However, staying in an in a more unique location can enhance your stay. A stay in a Florence historic hotel allows you to still have a fully-furnished room that is also teeming with personality. Moreover, it provides you the chance to surround yourself in Florence's past.

If These Walls Could Talk

A stay in one of these Florence traditional hotels can give you a feel for a bygone era right from the start. With classic charm and interesting histories, you'll find that these hotels stand apart from other hotels. Thankfully, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. Although these lodgings are older, they have most up-to-date comforts to help you relax or keep in touch during your holiday. You will notice rooms furnished with a comfy bed and just about everything you'll want for a marvelous visit.

Once you've explored the hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by checking out the prominent landmarks and art museums. Of course, all this exploring will work up an appetite. Make sure to speak with your hotel's front desk to show you their favorite areas to grab a cocktail or a bite to eat in Florence are. Feel free to read our guest reviews for tips from other travelers to help make your Florence getaway wonderful.

Reserve Your Florence Historic Hotel

If you want to get the most from your Florence visit, a stay in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your time spent in this historic region. With Expedia having 4973 of these one-of-a-kind accommodations to decide from. Rates on these Florence historic hotels range from $68 to . You're certain to discover at a great rate. However, like the past eras you're exploring, these rates won't last indefinitely. Book soon to get your room in one of these distinctive properties.

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What is a historic hotel?

 

Historic hotels give guests the opportunity to stay in buildings that have been officially recognised with a national historic designation. Historic hotels can take the form of castles, stately homes, palaces or even pubs, lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers – any building that’s been identified as being of special interest.

Many historic hotels occupy buildings that were originally built for a different function, and later re-established as a hotel. The previous function or architecture of the buildings themselves represent something important in the country’s historical timeline. Such hotels typically retain original characteristics such as period features or traditional architecture, in their communal spaces and/or bedrooms.

 

Do historic hotels in Florence have modern facilities?

 

Yes. Florence historic hotels provide a balance between an authentic experience in traditional surroundings, with a very comfortable stay. Hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and updated safety features, while every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Historic does not mean its run-down or uncomfortable for guests. In fact, many historic hotels are luxurious.

Guests can expect the usual amenities you’d get from a hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, good bathroom facilities and so on. The facilities depend on the design and layout of the building – historic hotels are often protected and any changes are subject to many rules and restrictions. Things like windows and pillars are more likely to be old-fashioned.

 

What is the oldest hotel in the world?

 

The Guinness Book of World Records lists Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan in Yamanashi, Japan, as the oldest hotel in the world. Fujiwara Mahito opened the hot-spring hotel to guests in 705 CE – over 1,300 years and 52 generations later it is still run by the same family. The hotel, which has 37 rooms, is at the foot of the Akaishi Mountains in central Japan.