The hotel is located right in the historic centre of Florence, with all the monuments of the city at hand. The Santa Maria Novella train station can be reached on foot and grants a useful transportation to every corner of Tuscany. The most interesting cities one can reach in a short time frame are Greve in Chianti (32km; 45’), the turreted San Gimignano (57km; 1h 5’), the Etruscan Volterra (76km; 1h 20’), the medieval Siena (77km; 1h 15’) and Lucca with its awesome walls (79km; 1h). The most useful airport is of course Firenze Peretola (8km; 20’), but others are easily reached, such as Pisa Galilei (81km; 1h 5’), Bologna Marconi (103km; 1h 25’), Roma Ciampino (290km; 3h) and Roma Fiumicino (305km; 3h 5’). WHAT TO SEE IN FLORENCE The hotel is located in the historic centre of Florence and all the most important monuments of the city are easily reached on foot: the church of Santa Maria Novella (12’), the Basilica di San Lorenzo with Michelangelo’s sacristy (18’), Palazzo Pitti (19’), the Uffizi gallery (19’), the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (20’), Palazzo Medici (21’), the church of Santa Croce with the tombs of the greatest artists of Italian literature (24’) and the unique Piazzale Michelangelo which offers an exclusive view over the whole centre of Florence (32’). DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDING The hotel offers its clients 16 bedrooms, finely decorated and tastefully furnished, split between the main building and the dependance, available in the following formats: - Bedroom A (45 sqm): living room, double bed, single bed and bathroom with shower; - Bedroom B (45 sqm): double bed, single bed and bathroom with shower and tub; - Bedroom C (37 sqm, suite): sitting room, two double beds and bathroom with shower and tub; - Bedroom D (25 mq): double bed and bathroom with shower; - Bedroom E (22 sqm): double bed and bathroom with shower; - Bedroom F (22 sqm): double bed and bathroom with shower; - Bedroom G (16 sqm): double bed and bathroom with shower; - Bedroom H (15 sqm, in the dependance): double bed and bathroom with shower; - Bedroom I (12 mq): double bedroom and bathroom with shower; - Bedroom J (10 mq): single bed (or double) and bathroom with shower. A beautiful frescoed breakfast room for the guests completes the property and is located on the first floor of the building. An elevator grants an easier access to the various floors of the hotel. EXTERNAL AREA AND PARKING LOTS On the outside, the building is fitted with a small courtyard (where cars can be parked) and a garden with benches and chairs. Not far from the building (approx. 300 m) there is a public parking lot where car can be left to reach the hotel on foot.