Hotel Santa Maria Novella

Rated 9.2 in 880 reviews. 71 rooms.


Located steps away from Florence central train station, the Santa Maria Novella Hotel opens its windows onto the piazza with the same name. The view offers exclusive glances of Santa Maria Novella Cathedral. This hotel is a marvellous painting of history, art and culture dating back to the nineteenth century with the name of Hotel Nazionale, a stop for businessmen and artists from all over the world.
The restoration, entrusted to Mrs. Marianna Gagliardi, architect, aims to an extreme detail care in the lacquered boiseries, the textiles, the drapes, the curtains, the French furnishings and the antiques.
Today, the Santa Maria Novella Hotel is with no doubt the most chic address in Florence to visit the city from a privileged point of view.

This elegant 4-star hotel features a rooftop terrace overlooking the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella. It offers a varied hot and cold buffet breakfast and a central location in Florence.

The hotel is 5 minutes' walk from Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Both Florence Cathedral and Accademia Gallery are 10 minutes away on foot.

Set in a picturesque square, Hotel Santa Maria Novella offers luxury accommodation. Rooms and suites are large and air conditioned. They come with free Wi-Fi, a minibar and tea and coffee-making facilities.

Guests at the Santa Maria Novella Hotel have a free sauna and fitness room. You can relax with a drink from the bar up on the roof.

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Hotel Santa Maria Novella

  1. 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.

    38 m from hotel
    Piazza Santa Maria Novella

  2. Basilica di Santa Maria Novella

    Symbolism, theology, beauty – the Spanish chapel in Santa Maria Novella has it all, so make room on your next jaunt to this side of the city.

    127 m from hotel
    Piazza Santa Maria Novella 18

  3. Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica

    Beautiful building, enjoy the decoration and tranquility. Worth a look even though you don't buy one of their great organic products.

    187 m from hotel
    Via della Scala, 16

  4. 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.

    275 m from hotel
    Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini 6

  5. 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.

    287 m from hotel
    Piazza degli Strozzi

  6. Trattoria 13 Gobbi

    Try the rigatoni! The dish is huge! For dessert: cheesecake and chocolate cake. Amazing!

    309 m from hotel
    Via Del Porcellana, 9R

  7. 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:

    354 m from hotel
    Piazza Strozzi, 1

  8. Piazza della Repubblica

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

    403 m from hotel
    Piazza della Repubblica

  9. Mercato Centrale

    Florence's Central Market is a food lover's heaven. There's meat and fish on the ground floor, fruits and vegetables on the first floor. For an inexpensive lunch, visit the Nerbone food stall.

    407 m from hotel
    Piazza del Mercato Centrale 4

  10. Piazza del Duomo

    Stunning Duomo.

    438 m from hotel
    Piazza del Duomo

  11. 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 ;-)

    464 m from hotel
    Piazza del Duomo

  12. Gelateria La Carraia

    Arguably one of the best gelaterias in Florence, at least as good as Grom! :)

    0.5 km from hotel
    Lungarno Soderini, 1