Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
Borgo Pinti, 99, Florence
| +39 390 552 6261
Photo courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
Four Seasons Hotel FirenzeIt should come as no surprise that, in the heart of historic Florence, a 15-minute walk from the Duomo, presides a Renaissance palazzo—the home of Florentine nobility for centuries. Decorated with ornate frescoes, gilded chandeliers, and antique furnishings, the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze’s soaring halls and suites are fit for a king. The hotel is surrounded by 11 manicured acres of gardens—the Giardino della Gherardesca—their hidden pathways, serene pools, and ancient trees made for romantic promenades and hours curled up with a book. The dining rooms are among the most sought-after in Florence, and the elegant terraces buzz at all hours with a who’s who of Florentine clientele coming to pay their respects to this grande dame.
A bastion of true Renaissance luxury in a bustling city, the Four Seasons treats all guests like they’re the master of the house: no request too much, a gourmet meal offered at any hour, the most restorative and soothing spa treatments available at the snap of a finger.
AFAR Local Expert
about 6 years ago
Four Seasons Florence
Fans of the Four Seasons brand will be delighted with the Florence version, located a short walk north of the city centre. Housed in grand Renaissance Palazzo della Gherardesca and the adjacent Conventino, it stands in the largest privately-owned garden in Florence and comes complete with huge gym, fabulous spa and large outdoor pool. The rooms are as luxurious as you would expect and the 11 ‘speciality suites’ are decorated with original top-to-toe frescoes. The Michelin-starred Il Palagio restaurant is a gourmet destination in its own right.