Grand Hotel Villa Medici - A treasure overlooking Florence

Grand Hotel Villa Medici is one of the 500 World’s Best Hotels selected by Travel + Leisure, one of the most prestigious journals in the hospitality & tourism sector. There are many reasons why it has been included in this list. First and foremost, its location. The hotel stands close to the gardens known as Giardini degli Orti Oricellari and Giardino di Pal Corsini Sul Prato; it is located ten minutes walk away from the centre of Florence, reachable from Via Palazzuolo and Borgo Ognissanti alike; finally, the hotel stands in a very quiet and private area.

The Luxury 5-star Grand Hotel Villa Medici is housed in a villa dating back to the eighteenth century. It treasures areas of great elegance and refinement, where period furnishings have been blended with modern, extremely tough neo-classical pieces, including sofas and armchairs in common areas, beds with illuminated headboards in the rooms, but also suites boasting a delightful interior design. Every detail has been designed to instill a strong sense of wellbeing. The halls, the garden with swimming pool, the terraces overlooking the city, brocades, marble and friezes on the walls: all combine to make this hotel a place where to find a refuge with antique charm, a relaxing haven where to enjoy privacy right in the heart of Florence.

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Luxury 5 stars Hotel
  • Via Il Prato, 42
  • 50123, Florence, Italy

The 100 rooms at the Grand Hotel Villa Medici ensure guests maximum privacy in a classic and extremely elegant atmosphere. On the top floor of the Grand Hotel Villa Medici are available rooms with private balconies that enjoy panoramic views over the cradle of the Italian Renaissance. Among the suites, stands out the Penthouse Suite with a panoramic terrace and Jacuzzi and the Royal Suite, with living room protected by the Fine Arts Society. The Royal Suite is the setting for great events, so to make an appointment or a meeting a unique and unforgettable experience.

The specialties proposed by the kitchens of the hotel are a perfect blend of traditional Tuscan dishes with a touch of real class cuisine. To clarify the concept, the menu includes: pore mushroom pie “Nepitella-style” with truffle oil, 5-grains tagliatelle pasta with toasted almonds and truffle, and salmon fillet with citrus on a bed of crunchy fennel, duck breast with caramelized orange zest and spinach with raisins and pine nuts, grilled meat and fish. All cooked and served with seasonal vegetables and fruit and a great selection of Italian oils, to be tasted with the typical Tuscan bread.

Grand Hotel Villa Medici features two restaurants: the Lorenzo de’ Medici, to satisfy even the most demanding palates, and the confidential Conservatory, for a more intimate lunch or dinner. Open till late at night, for an aperitif or after dinner, with a large selection of spirits, the Jockey Bar, is a lovely meeting place where you can sip a drink, socialize or stay in quiet solitude reading a newspaper.

Grand Hotel Villa Medici offers guests a health club with sauna, Turkish bath and gym. In the halls of the hotel’s Sina Fitness Club, you will find the equipment to regain your energy after a day discovering the sights of Florence, or after challenging meetings.

The Courtesy Car Service proposed by the Grand Hotel Villa Medici is a free, personalized shuttle service to/from the historical centre of Florence, the main shopping streets, museums, or any place of tourist interest or business location in the city. The service is always available from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and from 6 to 9 pm.

Customer reviews for Grand Hotel Villa Medici

The professionalism of the staff and the comforts provided by the entire facility are the features that customers most appreciate at Grand Hotel Villa Medici. This 5-star luxury hotel located in the heart of Florence, hosts especially mature and young couples. Excellent ratings are given, of course, to the rooms’ terraces, which boast unique views over the city. Even furnishings meet the tastes of customers, who consider them very elegant, but not at all flashy, in a harmonious play between ancient and modern.

Overall rating: high class hotel, refined and very functional.