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Depending on your budget and personal preferences, you can choose from hundreds of hotels, hostels, and bed-and-breakfast places scattered all over the city. For instance, there are about one hundred and sixty hotels in the area of Florence’s Peretola Airport
alone. Of these, the four-star Villa Stanley Hotel
is perhaps the most convenient choice, as it is situated only 2.7 km away form the airport. Moreover, the hotel has a free shuttle service to transport its guests to the nearby city of Florence
, in addition to the regular public transport means. Villa Stanley is just 20 minutes away from the historic city center by car. At the same time, it offers its guests serene atmosphere with lots of greenery, flowers and an open-air swimming pool. Depending on the season and the period of your stay, prices may vary from $100 for a single room per night up to $199 for a triple room, all bookings including a full English breakfast.
If you want to stay in the very heart of this ancient and beautiful city, you can choose from a number of three and four star hotels such as Hotel Albani Firenze, Torre Guelfa Hotel, the Mona Lisa Hotel (located in the ancient center of Florence), Grand Hotel Cavour, Plazza Hotel Lucchesi, Hotel Cerretani Firenze (formerly known as Sofitel Firenze) and Villa La Vedetta
, with prices ranging from 110 to 150 Euro per night for a single room. The more wealthy guests of the city could stay in the five-star Palazzo Vechietti in Florence’s Via Degli Strozzi
. The prices start from 324 Euro per night for a single room, but you could be sure that the pleasure and comfort of staying in this truly-exquisite residence is worth every single cent of it. With the hotel’s Christmas discounts, room are on sale for 245 Euro and come with an internet Wi-fi connection, welcome drink, buffet breakfast, room service, newspapers, TV, and tea and coffee machine. Guests who book the Petrarca suite will enjoy a private terrace and Turkish bath for 399 Euro. The Giotto suite is comprised of a living room, two rooms, and a bedroom. Guests will have at their disposal a wardrobe, double bed, armchairs, double sofa, and a dining table. The decorative marble fireplace gives an additional charm to this suite while the luxurious bath comes with a shower and bath. Amenities include laundry service, wakeup call, room service, radio alarm with IPod speaker, air conditioning, safety deposit box, cot on request, Pay and satellite TV, and high speed Internet. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher, fridge, extractor hood, electric ceramic hob, crockery, and cutlery.
Those who want to travel for cheap and get the best out of their trip at the lowest possible price would probably appreciate places like Hotel Desiree
(only kilometer and a half away from the city center). Other places to consider are Hotel Azzi
(1.8 km from downtown) and Hotel Montreal
(1.3 km from the city center) with prices ranging from $49 to $53. Then, the lowest price at which you can get a decent accommodation in Florence is $33 per night in Albergo San Giovanni, just half a kilometer away from the city center, in Via Cerretani. This humble abode has just nine rooms and, with a little bit of luck, you can book one with a nice view of the “Duomo
”. Also, original 16 century frescoes could still be seen on some of the ceilings of the rooms. This is some form of compensation for the mismatched furniture and the lack of bathrooms in most of the rooms. There is a common one on each floor, but if you insist on having a personal bathroom, you should pay $86 per night for a “Dependance Double with bathroom B&B”, whatever this might mean.
Florence is the third most attractive tourist destination after Venice
. This jewel of the Renaissance architecture and art remains what it was – a busy major business center. With a population of close to 370,000, the city of Florence offers many wonderful landmarks and historical places to visit. You can go see Giotto’s Campanile, the Basilica di Santa Croce, and Brunelleschi’s home. Many artists have left a mark in this wonderful city, including Giotto, Donatello, Michelangelo, Masaccio, Leonardo, Botticelli and many more. After enjoying the dazzle and elegance of the city of Florence, visitors can taste a Tuscan meal of tomato stew and prime steak offered by some of the family-run trattoria. Or they can visit one of the top-notch gourmet restaurants in the city. If you are eager to see all these and look for accommodation options, read the suggestions above.