A Neo-Renaissance villa provides the setting for the Lorenzo il Magnifico, a four star hotel within easy reach of Florence. Historically a boarding school for wealthy girls, the hotel to this day, retains the classic elegance of a bygone period. It’s one of the few hotels we’ve featured so far that has a private car park, ideal for those people that are going to be arriving by car in Florence, and not the mainline train station. Here are some past comments of the guests of the hotel from Trip Advisor,
- “The hotel itself had the most beautiful high ceilings and had clean, plush furnishings”
- “This is a charming and comfortable hotel in Florence, with excellent deals for bookings in advance”
- “Rooms excellent, bath is modern, jacuzzi tub and separate shower, mini bar, outdoor patio, private parking, outstanding breakfast and excellent staff”
The Lorenzo il Magnifico is just 15 minutes on foot from the centre of Florence, and if you’re not happy with walking, both public transport and taxi’s will whisk you to the centre in 5 minutes. In the immediate vicinity of the hotel, guests will find restaurants that the hotel has a special arrangement with [read: you eat good food and avoid the tourist traps]. The spectacular Fortezza da Basso is nearby making the Lorenzo il Magnifico ideal if you intend to go to one of the many annual trade shows taking place at this Florentine conference hall. It is also a wonderful place to enjoy evening strolls and a beautiful water fountain, where you’ll find people enjoying the spectacle in the summer months.
An internal car park means that if you are arriving from outside Florence, you’ll find parking easy. This, in Florence is a definite plus, as there are very few public parking spaces, and then there is the weekly washings of the streets, which can catch even the most well-informed of of tourists out. [show position on Google maps]
The hotel has thirty-six rooms divided into three room types: classic rooms, deluxe rooms and superior rooms. All the rooms have air-conditioning as well as Satellite TV, free wifi, and a mini bar in each of the rooms. There is also an in-room safe, and a direct dial phone line. Windows have also been soundproofed to add to your confort.
If you’re looking to add something special to your stay at the Lorenzo il Magnifico, the two Royal suites combine the traditional Florentine charm with the modern technology found in the classic rooms. They are decorated with granite tiled floors and frescoes on the ceiling. One of these fabulous suites is also dispersed over two levels.
- If you book directly through their website, you will receive a 10% discount on your booking, more information here
- Special Honeymoon package (April-September), more information here
- See all the special offers here
The Lorenzo Il Magnifico represents great value for money for those search for a 4 star hotel that is conveniently located near the centre, and for those that are arriving by car and need a hotel with its own parking.
Visit the website of Lorenzo il Magnifico to find out more about this hotel.