Helvetia&Bristol Firenze – Starhotels Collezione

Rated 9.3 in 413 reviews. 67 rooms.


A symbol of Florentine history. Built in 1894, over the century, the Hotel has welcomed the leading names on the international scene. The Hotel Helvetia & Bristol is a wonderful 19th-century palazzo that, with its refined elegance and enviable position, delights its guests with its timeless charm and impeccable service.

Set in a 19th-Century historical palazzo in the centre of Florence, Helvetia&Bristol Firenze – Starhotels Collezione is 5 minutes’ walk from the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio. It offers elegant rooms with antique furniture.

With luxurious chandeliers and wooden furniture, rooms have a unique character. They come with a marble bathroom, air conditioning and flat-screen satellite TV.

A breakfast buffet including juice, jam, eggs and coffee is available in the morning, served under the Winter Garden's stained-glass roof. For a quick breakfast, a light meal or a drink, guests can also try the Il Baretto del Bristol bar, open all day long. To complete the hotel's dining offer, there is the on-site restaurant with its selection of international dishes.

The Helvetia&Bristol Firenze – Starhotels Collezione is 100 metres from the famous Via de Tornabuoni high-fashion shopping street. Santa Maria Novella Train Station is a 10-minute walk away.

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A guide to great places near Helvetia&Bristol Firenze – Starhotels Collezione

  1. Palazzo Strozzi

    Thursday night open late, Strozzina (contemporary section) free from 6-11pm! Great place not just for exhibits but to hang in the courtyard (free wifi), cafe' or bookstore.

    65 m from hotel
    Piazza degli Strozzi

  2. Cinema Teatro Odeon

    This is the main place in town to catch a movie in English. They usually run for just a few days so keep an eye on their schedule which is available online: www.odeon.intoscana.it

    105 m from hotel
    Piazza Strozzi, 1

  3. Piazza della Repubblica

    Do you know what artist sculpted the (original of the) sculpture of Abundance that stands upon the column in this piazza?

    169 m from hotel
    Piazza della Repubblica

  4. Piazza Santa Trinità

    Ferragamo and Tiffany's on the same square. What more?

    204 m from hotel
    Piazza Santa Trinita

  5. Salvatore Ferragamo

    The Ferragamo museum combines fashion and art w/ history to make for a great experience

    254 m from hotel
    via de'Tornabuoni 4

  6. Piazza Santa Maria Novella

    Wondering about the massive flocks of birds at dusk? They won't stay past late spring but pack yer umbrella til then.

    279 m from hotel
    Piazza Santa Maria Novella

  7. Piazza del Duomo

    Stunning Duomo.

    297 m from hotel
    Piazza del Duomo

  8. Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

    The first stone of the Duomo’s facade was laid on September 8, 1296 but the decoration you see here dates to 1871-87! For something older, turn around: the Baptistry is 11th century ;-)

    325 m from hotel
    Piazza del Duomo

  9. Ponte Santa Trinità

    get a bottle of wine and sit on one of the two triangles pointed towards ponte vecchio. a great place to enjoy florence and have a conversation with friends

    330 m from hotel
    Ponte Santa Trinità

  10. Cappelle Medicee

    The museum is part of the new sacristy, designed and conceived by Michelangelo, who built it starting from the same plant of the Old Sacristy of Brunelleschi.

    352 m from hotel
    Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini 6

  11. Piazza della Signoria

    Those statues, the PERSEUS, DAVID.... fake or not, these told the story of art and its appreciations. THE REAL ITALIANO. Viva!

    377 m from hotel
    Piazza della Signoria

  12. Ponte Vecchio

    The “old bridge” once housed butchers, but the Medici, who had Vasari build his famous corridor above it, complained of the smell and installed goldsmiths here.

    422 m from hotel
    Ponte Vecchio