These 10 Best Bed and Breakfasts in Florence Are Seriously Amazing

Paul Feinstein | June 29, 2018

Florence is known for its converted Renaissance houses that are now home to glorious hotels and quaint and charming bed and breakfast spots. The B&Bs in this city combine its greatest attributes: warm hospitality, great food, incredible art, and a long and storied history. Here are some of the best.

#10

Antica Dimora Firenze

Why it made the list

An intimate spot, this B&B is in a quiet part of the city away from the throngs of tourists. Breakfast is free, and in a rarity for Florence, air conditioning works all year round.

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#9

Hotel Hermitage

Why it made the list

With a prime location right on the Arno River, the Hermitage is a tall B&B that has a rooftop terrace of your dreams. Make sure to book a room with a balcony if you want a romantic spot looking over the river.

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#8

Casa Howard

Why it made the list

One of the quirkiest guest houses in the city, this B&B has themed rooms, heated-floored bathrooms, and a lovely breakfast served right in the room. On the ground floor is a newly opened restaurant with some of the best and most surprising Italian food in Florence.

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#7

J&J

Why it made the list

A small B&B, J&J is built out of a former convent and the arched ceilings and terra cotta floors are still on full display. Besides the solid breakfast, the hotel has free first-come-first-serve bicycles to zip quickly around the city.

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#6

Palazzo Vecchietti

Why it made the list

Stylish and chic, this family-friendly B&B is perfect for long-term stays. Big suites come with kitchens or kitchenettes, multiple bathrooms, and stylish design. If you want your breakfast to go, the staff will prepare a box to take with you on sightseeing adventures.

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#5

Torre Guelfa

Why it made the list

This B&B lives inside one of the oldest buildings in the city that dates back to the 11th Century. Don’t worry, the pipes have been replaced. Inside, you’ll find unique rooms, a free minibar, and a tower with sweeping views of the entire town.

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#4

In Piazza della Signoria

Why it made the list

A luxury B&B, this little spot knows how to treat its guests. The rooms are distinct and named after famous artists – you’ll find artistic flares throughout. Arguably the best breakfast of all the B&B’s in town, it also has a view of the Piazza della Signoria, which is stunning no matter the time of day.

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#3

Soprarno Suites

Why it made the list

On the south side of the Arno River, this rustic and super chic B&B is a design-lovers dream. Throughout the property you’ll find a mix of pop-art and Italian design and you’ll be treated to all-day coffee, tea, and snacks. One cool amenity here is that they have Apple TV in case you want to watch your Netflix shows.

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#2

AdAstra

Why it made the list

You wouldn’t know it from the outside, but behind AdAstra’s walls is the single largest private garden in all of Europe. Rooms are big and breakfast is stellar, but the views of the gardens are otherworldly.

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#1

Velona's Jungle Luxury Suites

Why it made the list

Though it’s a bit on the far west side of the city, it’s worth the trek. This B&B has only four suites named after famous explorers that are spacious, comfy, and come with a free minibar. The best is the breakfast, which is fully organic and vegan and will ruin any preconceived notions of what vegan food tastes like.

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  • 10. Antica Dimora Firenze
    Via San Gallo 72, Florence, Tuscany, 50129, Italy,Florence,Tuscany,Italy,50129
  • 9. Hotel Hermitage
    Vicolo Marzio 1,Florence,Tuscany,Italy,50122
  • 8. Casa Howard
    Via della Scala 18,Florence,Tuscany,Italy,50123
  • 7. J&J
    Via di Mezzo 20,Florence,Tuscany,Italy,50121
  • 6. Palazzo Vecchietti
    Via degli Strozzi 4,Florence,Tuscany,Italy,50123
  • 5. Torre Guelfa
    Borgo Santi Apostoli 8,Florence,Tuscany,Italy,50123
  • 4. In Piazza della Signoria
    Via dei Magazzini 2,Florence,Tuscany,Italy,50122
  • 3. Soprarno Suites
    Via Maggio 35,Florence,Tuscany,Italy,50125
  • 2. AdAstra
    Via del Campuccio 53,Florence,Tuscany,Italy,50125
  • 1. Velona's Jungle Luxury Suites
    Via Montebello, 86,Florence,Tuscany,Italy,50123

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