Hotel Door

Wow!  This elegant four star hotel offers its guests quality refinement and style at amazing low rates coupled with a superior location right next to the River Arno. Comfortably nestled riverside, this hotel also boasts excellent views and modern conveniences as generally afforded to the best hotels with the addition of it being within a stone’s throw of many of Florence’s top tourist attractions and sights.

The services and facilities given here are excellent.  The 24 hour reception and concierge service can help organise airport transfers, limousine hire, laundry services, parking in the pay per use car park, complementary newspapers, use of the banqueting facilities and first class business centre, cycle hire and a safety deposit box.  In addition, there is a relaxed lobby bar for resident use.

All the well appointed guest rooms feature air conditioning, an alarm clock, cable and pay per use TV, complimentary toiletries in the en suite bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, a work desk with a lamp and high speed internet connection,  a hair dryer, a mini bar,  a safe and a make up mirror.

Our top picks in the local area

For families

The Museo Stibberts collection of porcelain warriors, amour suits, daggers and general war related accoutrements will keep older kids engaged for hours.

For romance

Step out of the door of this hotel and onto the banks of the River Arno where a walk in the soft sun downer light of the city creates the perfect atmosphere for romance.  The light and colours reflecting off the water and the surrounding buildings are sublime.  With this as a backdrop, how could romance not blossom?

For culture

The National Library is well worth a moment’s reflection to look around and all bibliophiles will love the dusty collection of master pieces, quiet reading rooms and stunning architecture continued within its hallowed walls.

For shopping

Pineider remains Italy’s master stationers.  This prestigious shop is the only place to shop for beautifully crafted pens, inks, paper and other stationary.  So if you are writing a letter, make it worth reading using some of the fine items available here.

For eating out

For a classic Florentine trattoria experience, look no further than Da Ruggaro where family and traditional recipes are serves graciously to punters who are always appreciative of the truly spectacular tastes before them

For nightlife

Each evening through the summer months until early autumn, a series of jazz concerts are staged around the Piazza della SS Annunziata.  With everything ranging from acid to heavyweight, this set of musical events are a joy to experience while seated on chairs clustered around tables with food provided by the not for profit organisation Slow Food International.


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