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Get an overview of this hotel19th-century hotel across street from Arno River

Hotel with a View

Plaza Hotel Lucchesi is located in a historical building in the center of Florence overlooking the Arno River and the Church of Santa Croce.

View restaurant

Empireo, the hotel's fine-dining restaurant, features a complimentary breakfast buffet, Tuscan specialties for lunch and dinner, and views of the river and the hills beyond. Complimentary wired Internet access is available.

Tradition, LCD TVs

The 97 air-conditioned guestrooms offer parquet floors, floral wallpaper, Venetian light fixtures and classic furnishings. All rooms have LCD televisions.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Offering a picturesque setting across the street from the Arno River, this 19th-century hotel is about 0.75 km (0.5 mi) from the Uffizi Gallery. Other famous destinations, such as the Church of Santa Croce, the Duomo cathedral, the Pitti Palace, and the Ponte Vecchio bridge are 800 meters (1/2 mile) away. On site, a wireless Internet service operates throughout.

The hotel's Empireo restaurant showcases Tuscan cuisine, complimented by river views. A lobby computer provides complimentary high-speed Internet access and there is a television in the lobby. Guests can relax in the seasonal outdoor pool. Babysitting or childcare is available for a surcharge. There are 130 square meters (1,399 square feet) of meeting facilities that include meeting/conference rooms. 24-hour business center is available. An airport shuttle is available on request (surcharge).

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1399 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 130 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Restaurant 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 97 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Soundproofed rooms  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bidet 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Minibar 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Soundproofed rooms 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is provided each morning from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM in the hotel's breakfast room.

Empireo - Fine-dining restaurant serving Tuscan/Italian cuisine for lunch and dinner. Windows with flower boxes overlooking Arno River. Floral banquettes, cane chairs, botanical prints on walls.

The Café - Bar/lounge with overstuffed seating. Open early morning until late night for sandwiches, cocktails.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Pets allowed (no fees)


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.50 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 6 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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: EUR 30 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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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