The 8 Best Hotels in Florence for the Whole Family

Paul Feinstein | June 29, 2018

We know that kids can only take so many museums and massive churches on trips to Europe. The good news is that this group of hotels fully understands the bored plight of teens, tweens, and toddlers, and makes it a point of giving the family something to love beyond the city’s amazing history.


Soprarno Suites

Why it made the list

Though it's not on most family-friendly lists, the nice thing about this super stylish boutique is the little things that makes families happy. If you need an in-room "babysitter" the hotel offers a PlayStation console and games and tons of DVDs to kid any kids occupied.

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Hotel Villa La Vedetta

Why it made the list

Looking over the city from a perch on the south side of the Arno, this hotel is great for families. There’s a large pool which is perfect for lazy days and the hotel also offers welcome packages with sweets, drawing kits, and more. At the restaurant, there’s a robust kid’s menu that’ll keep any bambino happy.

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Hotel Savoy

Why it made the list

Taking things up a notch, the family program at this hotel is based on Pinocchio, which was actually written by a Florentine named Carlo Collodi. The hotel has age appropriate amenities for babies, toddlers, pre-teens, and teenagers. You’ll find everything from special kids menus and welcome amenities to age appropriate city activities and even babysitting services.

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The St. Regis Florence

Why it made the list

This hotel is known for its traditions and amenities, and that doesn’t stop when it comes to families. The hotel offers loads of activities and workshops that will keep any kid active. There are pizza and gelato making classes, treasure hunts, painting workshops, and fun excursions around town like boat tours of the Arno or horse carriage rides through town.

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Hotel Lungarno

Why it made the list

Great for kids, this hotel has its own VIK Program – Very Important Kids. This kid-friendly spot has everything from how to make pizza classes to treasure hunts to getting kids excited about science and art with excursions around the city.

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Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

Why it made the list

One of the most family-friendly properties in Florence, the Four Seasons has tons of activities and amenities to keep your kids happy. First there are welcome kits, which include coloring books, movies, and toys. There are kids robes and slippers and toiletries. There’s also a kids menu. But the best thing here is the Kid’s Club. Every day, there are loads of activities like yoga for kids, treasure hunts, group games, and other fun adventures.

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Fattoria di Maiano

Why it made the list

Probably the best kids spot in the whole country, this giant property in the hills of Fiesole is practically designed to keep your offspring occupied. Throughout the 700-acre property, you’ll find a kid’s camp, a safari tour, hiking and biking trails, and a great pool after a long day of playing in the sun.

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Belmond Villa San Michele

Why it made the list

There’s a lot here to love if you’re a kid. First, there’s the giant swimming pool with the best views of the city. Second, there are welcome kits that include toys, T-shirts, slippers, robes, and more. Third, not only is there a kid’s menu at the restaurant, there are kids cooking classes for young burgeoning Massimo Bottura’s.

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