The 10 Loveliest Boutique Hotels in Florence

Paul Feinstein | June 29, 2018

The best thing about a boutique hotel is that its small size gives it the opportunity to treat guests to personalized touches. Combine that with the warmth of the Florentine people, and you have a recipe for something truly special. Here are the best boutique hotels in the city.


Soprarno Suites

Why it made the list

Super stylish and also family friendly, Soprarno is a small boutique that has PlayStation’s and DVDs for kids and an honor bar with beer and wine for adults.

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Palazzo Vecchietti

Why it made the list

Well-heeled families will love this spot as the modern-designed suites inside the 16th Century shell have full kitchens, multiple bathrooms, and private terraces.

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Gallery Hotel Art

Why it made the list

Another member of the Ferragamo-owned hotels, what makes this property unique is the rotating art exhibits that come through the hotel every year. It also boasts a riverside location and delectable fusion restaurant.

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Hotel Continentale Firenze

Why it made the list

Also part of the Lungarno Group owned by the Ferragamo family, this hotel has a prime location that looks over the Ponte Vecchio. Head up to the rooftop where La Terrazza is a stellar bar with breathtaking views of the city.

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Palazzo Castri 1874

Why it made the list

One of the newer spots in the city, this hotel feels decidedly more modern in a town known for converted Renaissance buildings. The true gem of the property though is the 1,000 square meter backyard with indoor/outdoor pool, lemon trees, and loads of loungers for lazy days.

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Palazzo Magnani Feroni

Why it made the list

If you want to see how the Medici’s lived, try booking a room in one of their former palaces. This boutique gives you just that, in addition to a billiards room, 24/7 gym, and original frescoes that will blow your mind.

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Portrait Firenze

Why it made the list

This hotel is a member of the Lungarno Group, a Ferragamo-owned entity. What’s nice about this boutique is every room is a suite, there’s a Bib Gourmand Michelin restaurant, and a location that sits right on the Arno River.

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Relais Santa Croce

Why it made the list

This boutique is carved out of a 16th Century palace and it shows among the high-ceilinged common areas. One of the best offerings here is their Aquaflor Atelier Experience, which comes with a 2-night stay, a personal perfume experience, dinner, drinks, and more.

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Hotel Regency

Why it made the list

As a member of the Small Luxury Hotels Group, this posh joint invites guests in with a smile. Rooms are spacious, the restaurant other-worldly, and the service first class. If you want to get around the city quickly, they have first-come-first-serve bicycles at your disposal.

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J.K. Place Firenze

Why it made the list

This one-of-a-kind property sits on the Piazza di Santa Maria Novella and is known for its attention to detail. Award-winning design, Clef d’Or concierges, and a street-side patio, are only the beginning as the hotel prints its own Florence Guide to help you make the most of the city.

On the highest end of the boutique hotels in town, J.K. Plac Read More

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