Florence, or Firenze in Italian, is the home of the Renaissance. This small city in Tuscany is packed with amazing architectural gems and wonderful art and is home to some of the best fountains in Italy. The narrow cobbled streets have remained unchanged for centuries, while the palaces, dating from the 15th and 16th centuries offer a beautiful view of the past. Visit the famous buildings, churches, basilicas, and art museums to view the wonders of the age before heading to the many restaurants to feast on delicious Tuscan cuisine.
It’s not just about architecture and art, however, as the fashion industry of Italy was born in Florence. The names of Gucci and Ferragamo were born in this city and can be purchased, or longed after, in the many boutiques of the city.
View the city from a different angle by booking these hotels with rooftop bars in Florence, Italy.
This quality property is set in a medieval building on fashionable Via Tornabuoni, a five-minute stroll from the Duomo. Guests can enjoy the rooftop terrace, offering panoramic views over the surrounding countryside and the historic center of Florence. Breakfast is served on the rooftop terrace, including specialties of Tuscany and Mediterranean dishes. Vegetarian preferences are also available. Rooms are spacious and attractively furnished and come with air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player and film library, and a minibar. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. Bathrooms offer a shower or bathtub with a hairdryer and slippers available to guests.
Antica Torre Di Via Tornabuoni 1
Address: Via Tornabuoni 1
Airport shuttle (additional charge) Walking tours Kids' outdoor play equipment Themed dinner nights Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Non-smoking rooms Breakfast takeaway containers Ticket service
This luxury hotel is located in a picturesque square, a 5-minute stroll from the Santa Maria Novella Train Station. The Accademia Gallery and Florence Cathedral are both a 10-minute walk away. Enjoy views of the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella from the hotel’s rooftop terrace while relaxing with a drink. There is a buffet breakfast available each morning and the hotel offers a fitness center and free sauna. Air conditioned suites and rooms offer TV, tea and coffee-making facilities, and a minibar. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
Hotel Santa Maria Novella
Address: Piazza Santa Maria Novella 1
Bicycle rental (additional charge) Physical distancing in dining areas Internet services VIP room facilities Non-smoking rooms WiFi available in all areas Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Smoke alarms
This quality hotel is set in the Santa Maria Novella area of Florence. The hotel features a swimming pool and terrace, with views of the Duomo, where guests can relax with a drink. There is a restaurant and bar in the hotel. The 24-hour front desk offers car rental and there is a gift shop on-site. Air conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Some rooms offer a seating area and free Wi-Fi is available.
Nestled in the heart of the city, the Grand Hotel Minerva has a rooftop sun terrace with bar, next to the swimming pool, while the on-site restaurant offers traditional and delicious Italian cuisine. There is a fitness center and hot tub for guests’ enjoyment. Staff at the 24-hour front desk provide tour information about the main attractions of the city, which include the Gallery dell’Accademia, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Vecchio, and Uffizi Gallery, all within easy walking distance of the hotel. The Cathedral of Florence is also a short walk away. The spacious and attractively furnished guest rooms come with air conditioning, satellite TV, and free Wi-Fi access – some of the rooms offer views of the Cathedral.
Grand Hotel Minerva
Address: Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16
Kid meals Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Meeting/banquet facilities Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Family rooms Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Baby safety gates
The Grand Hotel Cavour is nestled in the Uffizi neighborhood of Florence, Italy, a short drive from the Artemio Franchi Stadium and within walking distance of Dante’s House, the Piazza della Signoria, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Piazza del Duomo, and other historic attractions of Florence. The hotel has a restaurant, fitness center, and steam room for guests’ use. Guests can relax with a drink at this hotel with a rooftop bar in Florence. A business center and meeting facilities are also available. There is private parking on-site, as well as free Wi-Fi Internet access. Air-conditioned rooms come with a flat-screen TV, while some rooms also offer a seating area. Private bathrooms have a shower or bathtub and there is a hairdryer available and complimentary toiletries.
This beautiful hotel is housed in a former 13th-century Augustine convent and is located next to the Uffizi Gallery and faces Ponte Vecchio. The hotel’s roof terrace bar looks on to the iconic Florence cathedral. Breakfast is served in a former ballroom, decorated with frescoes from the 19th century and offering beautiful views of the Via dei Georgofili and the Arno River. Spacious and elegant rooms have wood beam ceilings and attractive furnishings and feature flat-screen satellite TV and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Hotel degli Orafi
Address: Lungarno Archibusieri 4
Thermometers for guests provided by property WiFi Available Snack bar Special diet menus (on request) All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized WiFi available in all areas Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
One of the best rooftop bars in Florence is at Plaza Hotel Lucchesi. The property is located on the banks of the Arno River, a 10-minute stroll from the beautiful Piazza della Signoria. The Ponte Vecchio is also close by. Views of the city can be enjoyed from the rooftop pool and bar, while the restaurant serves breakfast and Italian specialties. The hotel’s elegant rooms feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a minibar. Some of the rooms also feature a balcony with views of the Church of Santa Croce and the Arno River. The hotel is pet friendly and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
Plaza Hotel Lucchesi
Address: Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia 38
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities WiFi available in all areas First aid kit available Daily housekeeping Breakfast in the room All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Soundproof rooms Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
The Westin, Florence’s rooftop bar is nestled in the Santa Maria Novella area. Guests can enjoy relaxing on a terrace overlooking the river or a meal at the on-site restaurant. The 24-hour front desk staff can assist with touring information and bike rental. Rooms feature a flat-screen satellite TV, with some offering a seating area. Junior suites come with a terrace overlooking the city. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower or bathtub and a bidet. Bathrobes and slippers are available to guests, along with complimentary toiletries. The hotel is pet-friendly and free Wi-Fi is available throughout.
Set in a beautiful historic building, the B4 Astoria Firenze offers one of the best rooftop restaurants in Florence where guests can enjoy a drink with a view of the city and the Duomo. The 24-hour front desk can assist with tour information and car hire. Rooms feature flat-screen satellite TV and a private bathroom with hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Guests have access to free Wi-Fi throughout the property.
Hotel Torre Guelfa Palazzo Acciaiuoli is located in the center of historic Florence, a short walk away from the Uffizi Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio. Housed in a 13th-century building, the hotel is elegant and exudes an Old World charm, while offering all modern facilities. The terrace and the hotel’s tower offer delightful views of the city and its surroundings – the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine after exploring the city. Breakfast is served each morning in the dining room, while guests can relax in the bar during the evening. Guest rooms are attractively decorated with antique furniture and come with air conditioning, heating, and a private bathroom. Free Wi-Fi Internet is available throughout the hotel.
Grand Hotel Baglioni is tucked in the peaceful Santa Maria Novella area in Florence. It is a short walk to Santa Maria Maggiore, Basilica of San Lorenzo, Piazza del Duomo di Firenze, Mercato Centrale, and other unique attractions. The four-star hotel boasts rooms with antique-style furnishings and is home to B-Roof Restaurant, which serves hearty Italian meals all day. Guests are welcome to spend their time at the rooftop restaurant and bask in the beauty of the Tuscan landscape and ornate architecture.
Grand Hotel Baglioni
Address: Piazza Unità Italiana 6
Allergy-free room All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Soundproof rooms Business centre Shuttle service (additional charge) Airport shuttle (additional charge) Ironing service Sun terrace
Curled up in the dreamy neighborhood of Uffizi is Continentale - Lungarno Collection. The hotel is owned by Ferragamo, a renowned fashion label. The overall design of the property is modeled after the 1950s Italian era, which is highlighted through the draped beddings, flowy curtains, and wooden furniture. La Terrazza is the rooftop bar where guests and diners are welcome to enjoy the spectacular views of River Arno and Ponte Vecchio. Some of the nearby landmarks include the Belltower and the Cathedral.
Continentale - Lungarno Collection
Address: Vicolo Dell'Oro 6R
Tour or class about local culture Parking Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Private parking Face masks for guests available Room service Massage Thermometers for guests provided by property
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