The 6 Best Places to Stay in Florence

The capital city of Tuscany is home to more than 450 hotels. Because there are so many lodging options, it can be difficult to decide which ones are the best. That’s why we’ve put together a list of our favorite highly rated hotels in Florence, from campsites to luxury resorts, to suit anyone’s personal taste and budget.

1. The Best Campsite: Camping Village Internazionale Firenze

Whether you stay in a tent, a camper, or one of the fully equipped mobile homes, this campsite has it all. Located a mere 5 kilometers (0.6 miles) from city center, the camping village sits in a lovely green area, perfect for those seeking a quiet place on the outskirts of Florence.

2. The Best Hostel: Academy Hostel

In terms of location, this is the best budget-friendly option you will find in Florence. Situated near the iconic Florence Cathedral, Academy Hostel offers two-, four-, five-, and six-bed rooms with either en suite or shared bathrooms. All rooms have heating and air conditioning, and common areas offer free Wi-Fi. Although a bit more expensive than your usual hostel, the helpful staff and the building’s cleanliness are worth the extra price.

Academy Hostel - image via Flickr by Khalid

Academy Hostel – image via Flickr by Khalid

3. The Best Bed & Breakfast: Fiorenza B&B

When it comes to B&Bs, this family-run establishment in a 19th century villa tops the list. It’s in a tranquil green area, right next to Boboli Gardens and Pitti Palace. The six rooms are carefully decorated, and guests can enjoy a delicious daily breakfast. You will feel right at home thanks to the welcoming hosts, who are more than happy to give you a few pointers about visiting the city.

4. The Best Spa Hotel: Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

Surrounded by private botanical gardens, this five-star luxury resort’s spa offers a unique pampering experience. With products provided by Florence’s oldest pharmacy, 10 spa treatment rooms, outdoor pool, and whirlpool, you’re guaranteed to have an unforgettable day of relaxation while staying at the Four Seasons.

Four Seasons Florence - image via Flickr by renjie pan

Four Seasons Florence – image via Flickr by renjie pan

5. The Best Conference Hotel: Hilton Florence Metropole

Located 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) from the airport, this hotel is perfect for guests on long vacations as well as short business trips. With a congress center capable of hosting up to 1,000 people, the Hilton Florence Metropole is the ideal choice for any work-related meeting. Guests interested in sightseeing can use the hotel’s free shuttle bus to get to the heart of the city.

Conference Room - Hilton Florence Metropole - image via Flickr by BTO

Conference Room – Hilton Florence Metropole – image via Flickr by BTO

6. The Best Luxury Hotel: The St. Regis Florence

Centrally located on the Arno River’s banks in a historic building designed by Brunelleschi, the St. Regis is considered the most luxurious hotel of the Tuscan capital. With helpful staff, a high-performance spa, banquet rooms, a Michelin-starred restaurant, and an extensive wine cellar, the city’s No. 1 hotel offers its guests an unforgettable experience.

St. Regis Grand - photo via Flickr by Josh Friedman

St. Regis Grand – photo via Flickr by Josh Friedman

When it comes to accommodation, Florence has it all. From budget-friendly campsites in the outskirts of the city to centrally located prestigious hotels, the Tuscan capital offers lodgings tailored to everyone’s personal budget and preference. Not sure the city is for you? Check out Why Florence is the Perfect Destination for Every Type of Traveler and also take a look at the 6 Tricks in Planning your Budget Trip to Florence, along with Florence on the Cheap. You might also want to visit a few off-the-beaten-path attractions in the city while you’re at it!

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6 Best Places to Stay in Florence

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