Why so chic?

Why travel experts chose this hotel
  • Great for hitting the shops

  • Tour Florence's sites and restaurants

  • Attentive service and homely atmosphere

Chic Treats

Only when you book with Chic

Bottle of wine

Room upgrade (subject to availability)

Early check-in/ late check-out (subject to availability)

  • Overview
    Introduction

    Situated on one of the best shopping streets in Florence, Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni 1 is a 13th-century luxury boutique hotel which lies at the very heart of this beautiful city. Just a few moments from the Arno and walking distance from some of the best bars and restaurants in Florence, this Chic Retreat is one of the best places to stay in Tuscany's capital. Guests staying in one of the 22 rooms and suites feel looked after and cared for right from the word go and many end up staying longer than anticipated.

    Activities

    Antica Torre di via Tornabuoni 1 boasts 2 magnificent terraces with breathtaking panoramic views across the whole of Florence. Anything and everything can be arranged from private trips to tasting sessions. Florence is the perfect city to explore on foot with plenty to see and savour, from the Uffizzi Gallery to the Duomo. Wander the nearby shopping outlets or enjoy a wine tour through the city- the choice is yours.

    Dining

    Breakfast at Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni 1 is a traditional Italian buffet served from 8-10 am. During the summer months, and sometimes even during the cooler ones, it is served on the terrace. Being so centrally positioned, the hotel has many dining options right on the doorstep. Guests can find delicious pizzas, pastries and wines within minutes of their room.

  • Facilities

    air conditioning

    babysitting

    bar

    car parking

    child friendly

    pets allowed

    weddings

    wheelchair access

    WiFi/Internet

  • Location
    Address

    Via Tornabuoni 1, Florence, Tuscany, Italy

    How to get there?

    By car: 
    Exit the A1 highway at Firenze Impruneta(Certosa) and continue in the direction of the city centre "Centro" on Via Senese. Turn right onto Via Gelsomino then turn left onto Viale del Poggio Imperiale to a round square with a big statue. Access the city centre through the old city gate "Porta Romana" and continue on Via Romana. Bear left into Via Maggio. At Santa Trinita bridge turn left onto Lungarno Guicciardini. Turn right at Ponte alla Carraia (traffic light), cross bridge, enter Piazza Goldoni and turn right into Via Del Parione. At the end of Via Del Parione, turn right onto Via Tornabuoni where the hotel is located (opposite Ferragamo). Stop to unload luggage in front of the Antica Torre and have Reception call for the valet parking.

    Nearest airport

    Florence Airport, 30 minutes by car or 30 minutes by bus. You will need to take the LAM PO-FI, and then the 22.

  • Rooms
    Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
    Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)

    The 24 air-conditioned rooms and suites at Antica Torre di via Tornabuoni 1 are sophisticated and elegant, with traditional and contemporary elements working really well together to create a classic timeless style. The Deluxe Rooms are located in the Medieval tower with views of the Duomo and the surrounding countryside, and are ideal rooms for friends as the queen size bed can be converted into twins. All rooms are en-suite and feature LCD TV, pay per view channels, telephone, complimentary WiFi, mini-bar, tea and coffee facilities and a safe. One of our favourite rooms is the Library Room which is filled with a collection of rare antique books including volumes about Florence. The high-ceilinged room features a king-size canopy bed and has a wonderful large marble bathroom with bath and rain shower. The Romantic Junior Suite is, as the name suggests, perfect for guests looking for a romantic few days in Florence. The sunset fills the room which is decorated with frescoes and the 3 large windows look onto the river Arno, the Ponte Vecchio and Santa Trinita.

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    Classic Room

    Max 2 guests
    1 Queen bed
    15 m2
    Amenities: bathrobe, bathtub/shower combination, connecting rooms, crib / cot, family room, hairdryer, telephone, towels, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, safety deposit box
    Decorated in Florentine style, our Classic rooms offer enchanting views of the city rooftops, via de Tornabuoni or internal façades. All rooms are enriched by unique pieces of furniture: antique wardrobes and reading tables; hand-painted headbords, carved out of original 18th century wooden doors and wooden floors. The room size ranges from 15 to 20 square metres. All rooms are available either with queen-size bed or two twin beds; they all feature a marble bathroom with either bathtub or shower cabine; large-screen LCD television, DVD player, telephone with direct-dial external access, mini-bar, electronic safe. All of the rooms offer heat and air conditioning, complimentary WiFi access, shoe horn, slippers, and hairdryer.
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    Deluxe Room

    Max 3 guests
    1 Queen bed
    20 m2
    Amenities: bathrobe, bathtub/shower combination, connecting rooms, crib / cot, family room, hairdryer, rollaway bed, shower, telephone, towels, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, bathtub, safety deposit box
    Our Deluxe rooms are located in the Medieval Tower or in Palazzo Gianfigliazzi and most of them offer incomparable views of the Cathedral, the Church of Santa Trinita, the Arno, or the hills surrounding Florence. The room size is 20 square metres. Rooms are available either with queen-size bed or twin beds and offer marble bathroom with bathtub or box shower, finely appointed wardrobe, parquet floors, large-screen LCD television, DVD player, telephone with direct-dial external access, mini-bar, electronic safe. All of the rooms offer heat and air conditioning, complimentary WiFi access, shoe horn, slippers, and hairdryer.
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    Grand Deluxe Room

    Max 3 guests
    1 Queen bed
    25 m2
    Amenities: balcony/terrace, bathrobe, bathtub/shower combination, connecting rooms, crib / cot, family room, hairdryer, rollaway bed, telephone, towels, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, terrace, safety deposit box
    Grand Deluxe room: The exclusive jasmine-perfumed private terraces and sweeping views of Monte Morello and the Appenines characterize these splendid rooms in the Medieval Tower. These extremely bright and quiet rooms range in size from 20 to 25 square metres. Rooms are available either with queen-size bed or twin beds and offer marble bathroom with bathtub, finely appointed wardrobe, parquet floor, large-screen LCD television, DVD player, telephone with direct-dial external access, mini-bar, electronic safe. All of the rooms offer heat and air conditioning, complimentary WiFi access, shoe horn, slippers, and hairdryer.
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    Library Jr. Suite

    Max 3 guests
    1 Queen bed
    35 m2
    Amenities: bathrobe, connecting rooms, crib / cot, family room, hairdryer, shower, telephone, towels, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, bathtub, safety deposit box
    The Library Junior Suites are furnished with wall-to-wall libraries with period volumes and literature on Florence. They offer views of via de' Tornabuoni or the Arno. The rooms offer spacious bathrooms in red Alcantara or white marble with bathtub and “rain” shower. The windows offer views of Piazza Santa Trinita and Palazzo Feroni Spini or the Arno. The room size is 35 square metres, with queen-size bed, light oak parquet, wardrobe, high-resolution LCD TV, DVD player, telephone with direct-dial external access, mini-bar, electronic safe. All of the rooms offer heat and air conditioning, complimentary WiFi access, shoe horn, slippers, and hairdryer.
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    Suite

    Max 4 guests
    2 Queen beds
    40 m2
    Amenities: bathrobe, bathtub/shower combination, crib / cot, family room, hairdryer, rollaway bed, telephone, towels, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, safety deposit box
    The views of Via de 'Tornabuoni and the inner courtyard enrich our Suite with charm, with an area of 40 square meters, is equipped with fine parquet floors, the bedroom is available with double bed or two single beds, bathroom in full marble Red Verona with bathtub, living room with sofa bed to accommodate 3 people in total comfort, as well as enhanced by a library that includes contemporary books and classics. The Suite offers high resolution LCD TV, DVD player, telephone with direct outside access, mini-bar, electronic safe. All rooms are heated and air conditioned and offer free wifi internet access, shoehorn, slippers, hairdryer.
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    Panoramic Suite

    Max 4 guests
    1 King bed
    45 m2
    Amenities: balcony/terrace, bathrobe, bathtub/shower combination, crib / cot, family room, hairdryer, rollaway bed, telephone, towels, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, terrace
    The captivating private terrace overlooking the Arno and the view of the Ponte Vecchio make this Suite completely unique, finely furnished with canopy bed and walls decorated with elegant, hand-dyed fabrics. The picture windows and use of the private terrace make the Suite an ideal solution for a truly exclusive sojourn. The room offers 50 square metres, light oak parquet, single alcove bed separate from the bedroom in an elegant alcove, bathroom in Calacatta Oro marble, hand-painted walls with floral motifs, separate toilet, large bathtub with balcony overlooking the internal courtyard. The Suite offers high-resolution LCD TV, DVD player, telephone with direct-dial external access, mini-bar, electronic safe. All of the rooms offer heat and air conditioning, complimentary WiFi access, shoe horn, slippers, and hairdryer.
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    Romantic Jr. Suite

    Max 3 guests
    1 King bed
    35 m2
    Amenities: bathrobe, connecting rooms, crib / cot, family room, hairdryer, jacuzzi, rollaway bed, shower, telephone, towels, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar
    The sunset emphasizes the vivid colours of this magnificent room, elegantly frescoed, with three picture windows offering views of the Arno and Palazzo Feroni Spini. The view of the principal bridges of Florence, Ponte Vecchio and Ponte Santa Trinita, creates a truly unique outlook. A candlelit bath in the en-suite Jacuzzi will revive you after an intense day of sightseeing. The beige and azure-striped walls decorated with damask motifs make this room truly unique. The room size is 35 square metres, it is furnished with wooden floors, canopy bed, circular marble table with comfortable armchairs, spacious couch, bathroom cladded in Calacatta marble with separate WC, "panoramic Jacuzzi" plus shower cabine, high-resolution LCD TV, DVD player, telephone with direct-dial external access, mini-bar, electronic safe. All of the rooms offer heat and air conditioning, complimentary WiFi access, shoe horn, slippers, and hairdryer.
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    Renaissance Suite

    Max 4 guests
    1 King bed, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed
    35 m2
    Amenities: bathrobe, connecting rooms, crib / cot, family room, hairdryer, handicap accessible room, rollaway bed, shower, telephone, towels, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, bathtub, safety deposit box
    The sunset emphasizes the vivid colours of this magnificent room, elegantly frescoed, with three picture windows offering views of the Arno and Palazzo Feroni Spini. The view of the principal bridges of Florence, Ponte Vecchio and Ponte Santa Trinita, creates a truly unique outlook. A candlelit bath in the en-suite Jacuzzi will revive you after an intense day of sightseeing. The beige and azure-striped walls decorated with damask motifs make this room truly unique. The room size is 35 square metres, it is furnished with wooden floors, canopy bed, circular marble table with comfortable armchairs, spacious couch, bathroom cladded in Calacatta marble with separate WC, "panoramic Jacuzzi" plus shower cabine, high-resolution LCD TV, DVD player, telephone with direct-dial external access, mini-bar, electronic safe. All of the rooms offer heat and air conditioning, complimentary WiFi access, shoe horn, slippers, and hairdryer.
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    Hammam Suite

    Max 2 guests
    1 King bed
    35 m2
    Amenities: bathrobe, connecting rooms, crib / cot, family room, hairdryer, jacuzzi, shower, telephone, towels, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, bathtub, safety deposit box
    The sloping heritage roof that completes the original exposed white beam ceiling, in perfect keeping with the authentic Florentine tradition, complements the room’s distinctive vistas. The windows offer breathtaking views of the Arno river, the Oltrarno, and Ponte Vecchio, whereas the frescoes and the bedstand, inspired by the Basilica of Santo Spirito, reflect the panorama and create an ambience suffused with charm. The room is outfitted with marble bathroom and ample shower as well as a separate wellness area which includes a double jacuzzi, steambath for two and relax area. The room offers high-resolution LCD TV, DVD player, telephone with direct-dial external access, mini-bar, electronic safe. All of the rooms offer heat and air conditioning, complimentary WiFi access, shoe horn, slippers, and hairdryer.
    Hammam Suite

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  • Conditions
    Payments policy

    Credit card details are required at the time of booking.

    Cancellation policy

    If a cancellation is made within 3 days of the arrival date, 100% of the total price will be charged.

      Check-in/check-out policy

      Check-in time: 14:30

      Check-out time: 11:00

      Early check-in: yes, subject to availability

      Late check-out: yes, subject to availability

      Pets policy

      Animals allowed on request. Fee is $0

      Pets are welcome upon request in rooms with balconies.

    WHY BOOK WITH US?

    ONLY THE MOST CHIC

    Each hotel selected for its unique charm by Lulu the founder.

    CHIC TREATS

    Special benefits only guests booking through Chic Retreats obtain.

    PRICE MATCH PROMISE

    If you find your stay cheaper elsewhere we will give you £50 towards your next stay with us.

    Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
    Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)

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