Santa Maria Novella Hotel - Florence

Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 1 Firenze 50123, Florence, Italy, 50123  show map
 4 stars
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Santa Maria Novella Hotel - Florence

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Solarium

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

Verified Reviews:

  • Gym is well stocked - Great views - Good food - Highly reccomend
  • Rooms were spacious - Rooftop pool terrace - Wifi was excellent - Nice price
  • Close to the duomo - Friendly staff - Fantastic breakfast - Can't wait to go back
  • Modern room - Full marble bathroom - Poor service - Parking is a bit expensive
  • Little hard to find - Convenient to the center - Comfy bed - Slippers, robes were in each room

Overview

Santa Maria Novella Hotel stays in the center of the fascinating city of Florence, renowned for rich culture, art and history heritage.

This four-star splendid historical property offers a comprehensive myriad of desirable amenities like free wireless high speed internet access and a state-of-the-art fitness club.

All 71 gorgeous guest accommodations are appointed with parquet floors, luxury bathrooms and satellite television.

There is a rooftop bar with stunning views and a variety of drinks and light snacks. Moreover, the neighborhood area is packed with a range of dining establishments so guests can discover a diversity of food from all over the world.

Santa Maria Novella Train Station is located about 200m from the hotel.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   71.

Rooms

Each room is individually-designed, with particular curtains, wooden floors and lacquered boiseries.

ll accommodations feature air conditioning, direct dialling telephone, mini-bar, safe, satellite TV with LCD screen, writing desk, free wired and wireless internet access.

The en-suite bathrooms are finished with marble and are fitted with tub or shower, courtesy mirror, luxurious toiletries, slippers and hair dryer.

Junior Suite comes with separate living and sleeping areas.

Honeymoon Suite with a large private terrace overlooking the Piazza and Santa Maria Novella church.

Dining options

Complimentary breakfast is served every morning from 7am to 10.30am in the comfortable breakfast area.

The in-house bar displaying spectacular views over the city is a perfect place for a drink and for a meeting.

The hotel Santa Maria Novella provides visitors with a free continental breakfast. 

Services

The hotel features flexible meeting facilities with capacity of up to 18 people.
Free wireless high speed internet access is provided throughout the venue.

There is free internet point in the lobby.

Leisure

The leisure amenities include a modern fitness center and a sauna.

Additional features

The hotel is friendly to guests with disabilities.

Babysitting and childcare service is provided upon request.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • No parking available.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Twin bed
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 1 Firenze 50123, Florence, Italy, 50123

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City Center
  • Florence
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    1000 ft
  • Campo di Marte Station
    1.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Il Bambola (cuisine: Italian)
    0 ft
  • Shake Cafe (cuisine: Ice Cream)
    0 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    71

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Rooms and availability

Each room is individually-designed, with particular curtains, wooden floors and lacquered boiseries.

ll accommodations feature air conditioning, direct dialling telephone, mini-bar, safe, satellite TV with LCD screen, writing desk, free wired and wireless internet access.

The en-suite bathrooms are finished with marble and are fitted with tub or shower, courtesy mirror, luxurious toiletries, slippers and hair dryer.

Junior Suite comes with separate living and sleeping areas.

Honeymoon Suite with a large private terrace overlooking the Piazza and Santa Maria Novella church.

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Family Room
Bed type: Double beds
Size: 370 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
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Composed of two connecting rooms and offers two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Room facilities
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    Superior Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or Queen or Twin beds or Twin beds
    Size: 205 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This room is furnished with an extreme detail care, with wooden floor, lacquered boiseries. The bathroom is furnished with valuable marbles, duotones and inlaid works typical of the Florentine architectures.

    Room facilities
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      Superior With View
      Bed type: Double Bed or Queen or Twin beds or Twin beds
      Size: 205 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      This room is furnished with an extreme detail care, with wooden floor and lacquered boiseries. The bathroom is furnished with valuable marbles, duotones and inlaid works typical of the Florentine architectures. It has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

      Room facilities
        Santa Maria Novella Junior SuiteSanta Maria Novella Junior SuiteSanta Maria Novella Junior SuiteSanta Maria Novella Junior Suite
        Junior Suite
        Bed type: Queen or Twin beds or King Size bed or Double Bed
        Size: 305 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Spacious room offers a sleeping area and a cozy sitting area. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

        Room facilities
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          Honeymoon Suite
          Bed type: Queen Size bed or Double Bed
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          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          Spacious room offers a private terrace, a sleeping area and a cozy sitting area. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

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            How to reach hotel

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            Hotel Address:

            Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 1 Firenze 50123, Florence, Italy, 50123

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Florence
              1000 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
              1000 ft
            • Campo di Marte Station
              1.4 mi
            • Bus stop
              700 ft
            Restaurants
            • Il Bambola (cuisine: Italian)
              0 ft
            • Shake Cafe (cuisine: Ice Cream)
              0 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              71

            Hotel Awards

            ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFlorenceSanta Maria Novella

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in Italy

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            Santa Maria Novella Location

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            What's nearby

            What's nearby.

            City center is about 200m from the hotel.
            Museo Marino Marini is 100m from the property.
            Museo di Santa Maria Novella is approximately 200m away.
            Church of Santa Maria Novella is 200m from the hotel.
            Palazzo Rucellai is about 200m away.
            Palazzo Strozzi is within 300m.
            Medici Chapels is within 300m.
            Chiesa di Ognissanti is 300m from the hotel.
            Chiesa di Santa Trínita is within 400m.
            Baptistry is 400m from the property.
            Piazza della Repubblica is approximately 400m away.
            Piazza di San Giovanni is 400m from the hotel.
            Salvatore Ferragamo Museum is within 400m.
            Florence Design Academy is about 500m away.
            Cathedral of Santa Maria dei Fiori is 500m away.
            Chiesa di San Lorenzo is 500m from the hotel.

            Tourist attractions

            • Santa Maria Novella - 400 ft
            • Strozzi Palace - 1000 ft
            • Duomo - S.Maria del Fiore - - 1400 ft
            • San Lorenzo Basilica - 1400 ft
            • Prato Business Area - 1700 ft
            • Duomo Area - 1700 ft

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 700 ft

            Places of interest

            • Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella - 400 ft
            • Via Dè Tornabuoni - 1000 ft
            • Die verzwickteste Wegeskreuzung der Welt - 1000 ft
            • Baptisterio - 1400 ft
            • Catedral de Santa María del Fiore - 1700 ft
            • Campanille di Giotto - 1700 ft

            Train stations

            Amusement

            • River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival - 400 ft
            • Odeon - 1000 ft
            • Cinema Gambrinus CineHall - 1400 ft

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Florence Baptistry - 1400 ft
            • Belltower by Giotto - 1400 ft
            • Medici Riccardi Palace - 1700 ft

            Historical sites

            • Pallazzo Pitti - 400 ft
            • Palazzo Vecchio - 1400 ft
            • Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) - 1700 ft
            • Il Ponte Vecchio - 2000 ft
            • Piazza della Signoria - 2000 ft

            Museums

            Local Attractions

            • Roman Theater and Civic Museum (Teatro Romano e Museo Civico) - 1.0 mi
              Via Portigiani 1, Fiesole
            • Basilica di San Miniato al Monte - 1.1 mi
              Via del Monte alle Croci / Viale Galileo Galilei, Florence
            • Giardino degli Iris - 1.1 mi
              Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence
            • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose - 1.0 mi
              Viale Giuseppe Poggi, 2, Florence
            • Museo Enrico Caruso - 1.1 mi
              Via di Bellosguardo 54, Lastra a Signa

            Near the hotelNear the hotel

            • Church of Santa Maria Novella - 100 ft
              Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Florence
            • MNAF: Alinari National Museum of Photography - 400 ft
              Piazza Santa Maria Novella 14r, Florence
            • Museo Marino Marini - 900 ft
              Piazza San Pancrazio, Florence
            • Santa Maria Maggiore - 1000 ft
              Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore, Florence
            • Museo di Santa Maria Novella - 100 ft
              Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Florence
            • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - 2000 ft
              via della Canonica, 1, Florence
            • Medici Chapels (Cappelle Medicee) - 1000 ft
              Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6, Florence

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Il Bambola - 0 ft

              Address: Piazza Maria Novello

              63% likes this, based on 39 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian

            • Da il Latini - 1000 ft

              Address: Via Palchetti 6/r
              Phone: +39 055 210916

              61% likes this, based on 1867 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: USD 27 - USD 102

            • Buca Mario - 600 ft

              Address: P.zza Ottaviani, 16r
              Phone: 055 214179

              60% likes this, based on 891 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: USD 59 - USD 88

            • Shake Cafe - 0 ft

              Address: 17 Piazza di Santa Maria Novella

              79% likes this, based on 19 reviews
              Cuisine: Ice Cream

            • Vincanto Ristorante - 200 ft

              Address: Piazza SM Novella 29r
              Phone: 2741555

              59% likes this, based on 130 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian

            Getting there.

            Peretola Airport is within 5.1km from the hotel.
            By car: follow the indication to the central station. Then, follow the indications to piazza di Santa Maria Novella.
            Alternatively, take a bus shuttle to the hotel.

            Getting around.

            Bus stop is approximately 100m away.
            Valet parking is provided on site.

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              71

            Hotel Awards

            ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFlorenceSanta Maria Novella

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in Italy

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            Santa Maria Novella Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Santa Maria Novella

            Individual guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              5.8

              Our stay was an extension to a tour itinerary booking where we were upgraded to a junior suite for 2 nights overlooking the square. The staff were very helpful and responded to all requests, The rooms we used were adequately clean and beds very comfortable.

              Mini bar prices were extremely expensive. No variation in the breakfast menu which was very limited, cooked food was only scrambled egg and streaky bacon every day. The plumbing in the room was noisy at night, taps and toilet dripped. There are many corridors of multiple levels with stairs that need to be climbed etc. Woken in the night by people bumping cases up and down stairs. Lifts were unreliable and the access to rooftop sun deck was locked, no sun loungers on the sun deck seen through the locked door. There are no lunch or evening meal preparations at the hotel so no room service meals. Tea and coffee supplies in the room were meagre with milk supplies for only for one drink per person. Laundry services are also highly priced.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              This place was spectacular and the staff was extremely friendly and helpful! The breakfast was excellent!

            • Couple
              10.0

              excellent, out of the 8 hotels i stayed in italy/france, this one really exceeded my expectation in the following ways: 1) truly helpful and friendly staff, 2) good value for money, 3) nice hotel design, 4) heart touching services. I sincerely recommand anyone to stay there in Firenze.

            • Older travelers
              6.2

              Central location was exceptional and the hotels' display of art etc. was also excellent. Recent renovations to corridors and rooms meant the hotel presented itself as clean & fresh. Our bathroom was amongst the best we have experienced.

              Our room suffered from both smoke smells and sewerage smells from an internal courtyard facing window. The hotel was a rabbit warren and several lifts were not working - any fire would prove disastrous to guests..

            • Couple
              9.6

              The hotel was perfect and very good value for money

              They did not have parking but have an arrangement with a parking that picks up the car and returns it to the door when needed. But is is not cheap.

            • Group of friends
              9.2

              The staff were very helpful at reception and at the bar. The rooms were very clean and well maintained. The location was ideal to access all the major attractions such as the Uffizi gallery.

              The shower in room 422 trickles water out slower than a snail.

            • Family with children
              9.2

              The hotel is small and charming and overlooks the Piazza. We had a beautiful corner room and our teenagers had 2 rooms on the back, one of which had a fantastic view of the top of the Duomo. The breakfast room is beautiful and the breakfast was ample and delicious. We walked everywhere from the hotel inckluding to and from the train station.

              Another reviewer had mentioned this and it is a small thing but quite irritating once a day - our beautiful bathroom overlooking the Piazza had had a bathtub and shower in one with a cheap shower curtain that blew into the shower and stuck to you the entire time you were showering. I did mention it to the front desk. Our kids' rooms only had showers with nice glass doors.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              Very nice clean and classy place to stay

            • Older travelers
              9.2

              Staff excellent and friendly, hotel spotlessly clean and great atmosphere

              No outside seating area or pool!

            • Family with children
              8.8

              Proximity to train station for an excellent quality hotel.A smaller hotel giving a more intimate atmosphere. The hotel decoration is classic modern florentine with an old world charm. Lots of character

              This hotel is actually 2 buildings with floors on different levels. We needed 2 different lifts and 2 staircases (1 with 6 steps/1 with 2 steps) to get to our room in the 2nd building. Our room then had 20 steps from the living/bathroom area to the attic bedroom - for us very quaint..The hallways (in keeping with decor) are darkened with twists and turns. In general I would not advise this hotel for elderly people or mobility impaired people - who might require a flatter and more general hotel layout..

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              Spotless, excelent location near Central Train Station and historic atractions, fantastic breakfast, best value for my money and time.

            • Family with children
              9.6

              Gorgeous decor and very friendly staff. Well located, an easy walk from the train station and the Duomo.

              The wifi was very bad. The hotel a little hard to find as the brass name plate was hidden behind a tree.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              This hotel is a favorite for Florence. It is very stylish and the staff go out of their way to make your stay comfortable. It is ideally located near the train station so you can walk to and from. Will definitely stay here again. Beautiful.

            • Group of friends
              10.0

              Great location a block from train station on a very quiet piazza. Our rooms looked out on to Piazza Santa Maria Novella and then the church across the way. Great value for the location - central Florence city center five minutes away by walking. Rooms very clean and individually decorated. Staff friendly and very knowledgeable. Breakfast one of the best of the trip.

            • Couple
              9.6

              The hotel is in an excellent location for visiting Florence. 5 minutes walk from the Train Station (Firenze S.M.N), and 10 minutes walk from Piazza de la Signoria. The Hotel itself is beautiful, luxurious, decorated in Baroque style. Paintings of Napoleon dominate one of the living rooms, while a sculpture welcomes you when entering. The room had a domed bed, was spacious, with beautiful tuscan marble bathroom, and had a view to the Piazza Santa Maria Novella. Breakfast was fabulous and in an exquisite room, taking you a couple of centuries ago...The staff was very helpful, too (helped us book a romantic trip by boat in Arno River). Don't miss the internet room in the basement! A marvel of design!! We definitely recommend this hotel.

              Only one computer in the internet room.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Santa Maria Novella Hotel - Florence Florence location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 1 Firenze 50123, Florence, Italy, 50123

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Florence
              1000 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
              1000 ft
            • Campo di Marte Station
              1.4 mi
            • Bus stop
              700 ft
            Restaurants
            • Il Bambola (cuisine: Italian)
              0 ft
            • Shake Cafe (cuisine: Ice Cream)
              0 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              71

            Hotel Awards

            ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFlorenceSanta Maria Novella

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in Italy

            Use Badge