Where To Stay In Florence, Italy: Best Hotels for Families - Updated 2021

Where To Stay In Florence, Italy: Best Hotels for Families
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If you would like to introduce your children to history and culture then Florence is an ideal place. Here you can roam the cobbled streets on a bicycle, or on your own two feet, visit museums, join an educational and informative tour, learn how to make pizza or shoes, and eat ice cream… lots and lots of ice cream. Your kids will love Galileo Museum, where your whole family can have fun while learning interesting facts about the famous scientist.

Accommodation for families is easy to find in Florence. Unfortunately, most of the hotels don’t provide babysitting services, high chairs, or any other convenient facilities. However, majority of them are located in historical buildings and their rooms are large and very comfortable. On top of that, you can always reach the major attractions within minutes. We have chosen the best family hotels in Florence to make your holiday planning a little bit easier.

1. Forte 16 (from USD 167)

Forte 16 has a wide range of apartments to rent, from studios to a suite in a loft. The larger ones are suitable for families and they come with a dining area and kitchenettes. If you would like to treat your children to something special, take them to Vivoli in Santa Croce Square for ice cream. It is just a 10-minute walk from the hotel.


Forte16 View & SPA

Address: Viale Antonio Gramsci 16 (Piazza Beccaria)
Price: from 167 USD

Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Ironing service Airport shuttle (additional charge) Process in place to check health of guests Luggage storage Massage Delivered food is securely covered Physical distancing rules followed

2. Grand Hotel Baglioni (from USD 150)

The rooms in this hotel are spacious and can take up to 4 people. Babysitting is available on request and the restaurant has a special kids’ menu. Very often, the hotel runs special offers for families, so check their website first before you book.


Grand Hotel Baglioni

Address: Piazza Unità Italiana 6
Price: from 150 USD

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

3. Corona d'Italia (from USD 96)

The rooms here are modern, spacious and bright. The hotel is located in the historical centre and only 200m (0.12 mile) from Santa Maria Novella train station. The hotel staff can organise tours and various activities, so why don’t you take your family for a pizza-making class? It is a great experience for the whole family.


Corona D'Italia

Address: Via Nazionale 14
Price: from 96 USD

Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus On-site parking Contactless check-in/check-out Daily housekeeping WiFi Smoke alarms Physical distancing in dining areas Safety deposit box

4. Kraft (from USD 113)

All 77 rooms in this hotel have been recently renovated. They are all comfortable and spacious with warm-coloured furniture and wooden floors. The Kraft is located near the Park of the Cascine, which is one of the biggest parks in Florence and an ideal place for walks, skating or cycling.


Hotel Kraft

Address: Via Solferino 2
Price: from 113 USD

Facilities for disabled guests Fire extinguishers Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Currency exchange Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Fax/photocopying Meeting/banquet facilities Sun terrace

5. Grand Hotel Minerva (from USD 416)

Hotel Minerva is a 4-star boutique hotel, located at only a 5-minute walk away from the Piazza Duomo and Santa Maria del Fiore and a 10-minute walk from the Galileo Museum, which is a great attraction for kids. Guests are welcome to make use of the sun loungers, umbrellas and the swimming pool, located on the rooftop.


Grand Hotel Minerva

Address: Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16
Price: from 416 USD

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

6. Cosimo de' Medici (from USD 110)

At Cosimo de’ Medici all rooms are soundproof, allowing you to have fun with your children without disturbing other guests. The decor is traditional with a modern twist. Bathrooms have bathtubs and wellness kits. The hotel runs special offers of 10% off for families with young children.


Hotel Cosimo De Medici

Address: Largo Fratelli Alinari 15, Historical Center, Florence, Italy, 50123
Price: from 110 USD

7. Corte Dei Medici (from USD 42)

This lovely 3-star hotel is located near the Duomo and other major attractions. San Lorenzo, the most important market in Florence, is located near the hotel. You can also take your children to the Benedictine Leather School in Santa Croce Duomo, which is only a 10-minute walk from the hotel.


Corte dei medici - Palace

Address: Via Umberto I n. 107
Price: from 42 USD

Shuttle service (additional charge) Air conditioning Heating Family rooms First aid kit available Internet services Thermometers for guests provided by property Physical distancing rules followed

8. Firenze (from USD 84)

This is another affordable hotel, offering en-suite accommodation, 24-hour reception desk, free Wi-Fi and complimentary accessories. Firenze is conveniently located between Piazza della Signoria and the Duomo de Firenze, which is worth visiting during Easter to witness special festivities that take place in the cathedral.


Albergo Firenze

Address: Piazza Donati 4 (Via del Corso)
Price: from 84 USD

Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay 24-hour front desk Parking Vending machine (drinks) Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Daily housekeeping

9. Brunelleschi (from USD 469)

This 4-star hotel will please the most demanding customers. The family rooms are interconnected and consist of 2 deluxe rooms. Each room has wooden flooring to make it easier for those who suffer from allergies. Your children will enjoy the TV with DVD player and a great selection of cartoons.


Brunelleschi Hotel

Address: Piazza Santa Elisabetta 3
Price: from 469 USD

First aid kit available Private check-in/check-out Bar All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Smoke alarms Air conditioning Themed dinner nights VIP room facilities

10. Kursaal & Ausonia (from USD 42)

Kursaal & Ausonia offers single, double, triple and quadruple rooms - all fully renovated and furnished. Each of the rooms is a little different in design. The hotel offers a free walking tour for their guests.


Hotel Kursaal & Ausonia

Address: Via Nazionale 24
Price: from 42 USD

Luggage storage Soundproof rooms Ironing service Parking Free WiFi Fax/photocopying CCTV in common areas Private parking

11. Corte de'Neri (from USD 174)

There are only 3 rooms in this small hotel, which guarantees a peaceful and relaxing stay. They are all equipped with private bathrooms, Wi-Fi and satellite TV. The hotel is close to the Palazzo Vecchio, which offers a wide variety of activities for kids.


Corte Dei Neri

Address: Via Dei Neri 11
Price: from 174 USD

Heating Babysitting/child services Free WiFi Invoice provided Shared lounge/TV area Non-smoking rooms Walking tours Air conditioning

12. Porta Faenza (from USD 60)

Porta Faenza is a pleasant and quiet hotel, located very near to the city centre. The rooms can accommodate up to 5 people, so are ideal for larger families. Take your children to the nearby Piazzale Michelangelo to admire beautiful views of the city. Try to come here during the night to see Florence illuminated with lights.


Hotel Porta Faenza

Address: Via Faenza 77
Price: from 60 USD

Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Meeting/banquet facilities Special diet menus (on request) Free WiFi Laundry 24-hour security Invoice provided First aid kit available

13. Italiana Hotels Florence (from USD 89)

Guests should be aware that this hotel is not in a central location. It is a 15-minute drive from the old town of Florence and its major attractions. Recently, it has gone through renovations to make the building more pleasant. The hotel features a large swimming pool, which can be enjoyed by children under parental supervision.


Italiana Hotels Florence

Address: Viale Europa 205
Price: from 89 USD

First aid kit available Restaurant Room service Business centre Free parking Pets allowed All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Luggage storage

14. Ville sull'Arno (from USD 253)

This is a luxurious accommodation in the heart of Florence. Here you can let your children play in the garden, take them for a walk along the Arno River until you reach the historic part of the city, or rent a bicycle from the hotel and see Florence on two wheels.


Ville Sull'Arno

Address: Lungarno C. Colombo, 5
Price: from 253 USD

CCTV in common areas Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Room service Heating CCTV outside property Spa and wellness centre Bike tours Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

15. Hotel Balcony (from USD 42)

Hotel Balcony boasts a large terrace and panoramic views of the Duomo. It is very close to the Uffizi, where the Galileo Museum can be found, which attracts young visitors with its wide array of activities and tours designed for children.


Hotel Balcony

Address: Via Dei Banchi 3
Price: from 42 USD

Luggage storage Daily housekeeping Sun terrace 24-hour security Parking Fire extinguishers Bar WiFi

16. La Scaletta (from USD 106)

Every room in this charming hotel is special and unique. They provide guests with comfort and relaxation, and an easy access to all major attractions. The rooms are non-smoking and can accommodate a party of up to 6 people.


Hotel La Scaletta

Address: Via Guicciardini 13
Price: from 106 USD

Tour or class about local culture Terrace Restaurant Laundry Breakfast takeaway containers Parking Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Valet parking

17. Quadra Key Residence (from USD 71)

Quadra Key Residence combines the comfort of private apartments with hotel service. The furniture is stylish and sophisticated, but it also manages to exude a laid back atmosphere. As most of the apartments come with a kitchen and a dining area, this is an ideal place for a large family.


ApartHotel Quadra Key

Address: Via Ruggero Bardazzi 49
Price: from 71 USD

Laundry On-site parking Fire extinguishers Non-smoking rooms Pets allowed Safety deposit box Babysitting/child services Car hire

18. Starhotels Tuscany (from USD 86)

Starhotels Tuscany provides high-quality service to its customers. The suites and rooms are large and comfortable with wooden flooring. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel, and its restaurants and bars will satisfy even the most demanding guests.


Starhotels Tuscany

Address: Via di Novoli 59
Price: from 86 USD

Restaurant Air conditioning Luggage storage Business centre Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Children television networks Books, DVDs, music for children Free WiFi

19. Ginori al Duomo (from USD 87)

All rooms in this hotel are individually designed and feature free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning and TV with kids channels. It is located at only a 5-minute walk from the Accademia Gallery, where visitors can admire Michelangelo’s David.


Hotel Ginori Al Duomo

Address: Via Ginori 22/24/26
Price: from 87 USD

Open-air bath Pool bar Fax/photocopying Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay CCTV in common areas Shallow end Spa and wellness centre Cashless payment available

20. Argentina (from USD 8281)

Hotel Argentina has been designed to make your stay as comfortable as possible. It is located near the Santa Maria Novella train station, and its location makes it easy to enjoy the city. At the nearby Via Nazionale you can enjoy the most delicious pizzas, or take your children to Mondo Albion and show them how leather shoes are made.


Hotel Argentina Curtatone

Address: 12 Curtatone Street, Historical Center, Florence, Italy, 50123

21. Croce di Malta (from USD 161)

This lovely hotel in the centre of the city features stylishly decorated rooms and a beautiful rooftop terrace. Guests can enjoy a swim in the swimming pool, which is hidden among magnolias in the hotel’s garden. Here you can rest with your children and let them play while you sip on an excellent Italian coffee from one of the restaurants.


Hotel Croce Di Malta

Address: Via Della Scala 7
Price: from 161 USD

Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Fax/photocopying Outdoor pool Bar Air conditioning 24-hour front desk Ticket service

22. Guelfi e Ghibellini

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The owner of this small hotel is a member of the historic parade, which goes through the city every June. All those who take part wear traditional Renaissance clothes. If you are travelling to Florence around that time, you will definitely be able to witness it. If you are not, then the owners will help you to find other fun activities in Florence.

23. Burchianti (from USD 70)

This stylish hotel will take you back to the Renaissance Florence. The staircase will lead you to elegantly furnished rooms, few of which are decorated with frescos. The hotel provides all kinds of services, including tours, restaurant reservations, cooking classes and Italian lessons.


Hotel Burchianti

Address: Via del Giglio 8
Price: from 70 USD

Free WiFi Airport shuttle (additional charge) All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Airport shuttle Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Room service Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Pets allowed

24. Nord Florence Hotel (from USD 76)

This is a great choice if you are looking for good customer service, comfortable rooms and a good price. The Nord Florence has 73 simple rooms with private bathrooms. It is only a 10-minute drive away from the city centre and buses going to major attractions stop just outside the hotel.


Novotel Firenze Nord Aeroporto

Address: Via Tevere 23
Price: from 76 USD

Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Fax/photocopying VIP room facilities Physical distancing in dining areas Safety deposit box Soundproof rooms Bar Access to health care professionals

25. Alessandra (from USD 91)

This lovely hotel has been owned by the same family for over 30 years. It offers 27 simple, but nicely decorated rooms with bathrooms. The hotel is close to all major attractions. You can walk to the Ponte Vecchio in minutes. Beside the hotel is the oldest bridge in Florence and your family will love this picturesque area.


Hotel Alessandra

Address: Borgo SS Apostoli 17
Price: from 91 USD

CCTV in common areas All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Security alarm Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Non-smoking throughout Process in place to check health of guests Cooking class Invoice provided

26. Hotel Residence Palazzo Ricasoli (from USD 122)

Hotel Residence Palazzo Ricasoli is only a few minutes’ walk from the Accademia Gallery - the home of the statue of David. Once a palace, it features studios and apartments with kitchenettes, air-conditioning and soundproof windows.


Hotel Palazzo Ricasoli

Address: Via delle Mantellate 2
Price: from 122 USD

Thermometers for guests provided by property Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Garden Pets allowed Access to health care professionals Ticket service Physical distancing rules followed First aid kit available

27. Locanda De' Pazzi (from USD 53)

Locanda De’ Pazzi is a small, charming hotel in the middle of Florence. It is an ideal accommodation for those looking for a peaceful, relaxing and inexpensive place to stay. The hotel is very close to the Piazza della Signoria - a great place to start your holiday and try out some delicious Italian food at one of the restaurants nearby.

28. J and J Historic House (from USD 218)

This hotel is very close to all the attractions to keep you and your family entertained. Besides the Duomo, restaurants and shops, you can also easily access tennis courts, horse riding facilities and the Santa Maria Novella train station.

29. Savonarola

This 2-star hotel, located in the north of the old town, is an ideal budget accommodation for any family. Most of the rooms are doubles or twins, but extra beds can be added to accommodate a party of 3 or 4. Breakfast is included in the price.


Hotel Savonarola

8.1 User Rating

Address: Viale Matteotti, 27, Historical Center, Florence

30. Hotel City (from USD 109)

This hotel is within walking distance from the Santa Maria Novella train station and the Duomo, making it a perfect starting point for any sightseeing. The Hotel City offers babysitting services, bicycle and car rental, and ticket service for the major attractions in the city.

Have a quality time in Florence

We know how difficult and challenging holiday planning can be for parents. That’s why all of the hotels mentioned above organise trips and activities for all ages. If you run out of ideas on what to do with your family in Florence, then you only need to ask the staff at the reception desk.

We also chose hotels with large rooms and en-suite bathrooms, so you can be sure that each of them will give you that much-needed privacy. All of the hotels are located in close proximity to the city centre and all the major attractions, but in quiet streets, so no one can disturb your peaceful nights.

We hope that we have helped you with organising your family stay in Florence. We wish you a wonderful, quality stay in this beautiful city.

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