Luxury Hotels and Resorts

Gran Hotel Villa Medici Firenze

Written by Aksel Ritenis


In the heart of Florence just a few steps away from the historic centre, the river Arno and the most elegant boutiques, is the Grand Hotel Villa Medici housed in an 18th century historic palace once a monastery dedicated to St Anne sul Prato in the west side of the centre of Florence.

Transformed in a 5* hotel deluxe, the Grand Hotel Villa Medici, still retains the elegance and tradition of the time together with modern technology and efficiency. A perfect balance is reached between the sumptuous halls of the patrician palace and the new “Jockey Bar” in a contemporary style, now exclusive meeting point in the heart of the city.

The position of the Grand Hotel Villa Medici is ideal for those who wish to be immersed in quiet and comfort: the hotel is in fact the only one to offer a lush garden with swimming pool right in the historic centre, so near to all the prestigious boutiques, a few steps from the river walks and all the most important monuments.

villa-medici-roomPrecious fabrics and antiques furnish the 100 rooms and suites amongst which, the new prestigious Penthouse Suites with Jacuzzi bath on the terrace on the top floor, offering a spectacular view over the city and the hills beyond and the prestigious Royal Suite.

Inside, the “Jockey Bar” distinguishes itself for its contemporary style and the welcoming and refined atmosphere it offers, animated every day by the sweet notes of live music. A modern corner inside a palace rich of history where guests can enjoy a break whilst sipping on a few cocktails mixed by the barman.

The exquisite cuisine has contributed together with the elegance of the apartments and the excellence of the service to make the Grand Hotel Villa Medici one of the better known hotels in Florence with the restaurant “Lorenzo de’ Medici” known for the creative cuisine that brings to the table traditional recipes. The new Conservatory of the restaurant recently inaugurated with a typically British style, is characterised by the large glass doors that overlook the hotels gardens. By choosing the conservatory guests can eat by the poolside enjoying excellent food immersed in a peaceful oasis of tranquillity.

villa-medici-restaurantThe SINA Fitness Club, with sauna, Turkish bath and Technogym is the ideal place where guests can spend relaxing moments whilst taking care of their well-being.

The meeting rooms, with modern technologies, are on the top floor, with terrace and offer a wonderful view over the city.

ADDRESS: Via Il Prato, 42
50123 – Firenze (FI)
+39 (0)55 277171
+39 (0)55 2381336

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