The Westin Excelsior, Florence

Rated 8.7 in 156 reviews. 171 rooms.


Located on the banks of River Arno in Florence's historic Piazza Ognissanti, The Westin Excelsior, Florence offers luxurious rooms and suites, many overlooking the river and the Oltrarno area. Ponte Vecchio is 900 metres away.

Air-conditioned rooms at the Excelsior feature stylish furniture and Carrara-marble bathrooms. Each room offers a Westin Heavenly Bed® and a 32" plasma-screen TV with a multilingual programme selection and a digital jukebox.

A varied buffet breakfast is provided daily in the elegant Sala Caminetto hall. During the day you can relax with a drink on one of the hotel's terraces with city views. For dinner you can enjoy the Mediterranean cuisine of the executive chef and his staff.

You can book spa treatments and make use of the wellness centre at a partner hotel located opposite the property.

The 5-star Westin Excelsior is 500 metres from Santa Maria Novella Train Station and a short walk from the historical centre. It is surrounded by some of city's most popular restaurants and designer boutiques.

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near The Westin Excelsior, Florence

  1. Trattoria 13 Gobbi

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

    91 m from hotel
    Via Del Porcellana, 9R

  2. Trattoria Sostanza (Il Troia)

    the butter chicken will change your life. this place hasn't changed a lick since the 1800's...and that's a very good thing.

    136 m from hotel
    Via della Porcellana 25

  3. Gelateria La Carraia

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

    275 m from hotel
    Lungarno Soderini, 1

  4. 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.

    309 m from hotel
    Via della Scala, 16

  5. Il Santino

    I was disappointed with this bar. The place was too small, very uncomfortable to sit at the table. And the prices are a bit high for the quality they offer.

    349 m from hotel
    Via Santo Spirito, 60

  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.

    365 m from hotel
    Piazza Santa Maria Novella

  7. 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.

    440 m from hotel
    Piazza Santa Maria Novella 18

  8. Salvatore Ferragamo

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

    485 m from hotel
    via de'Tornabuoni 4

  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

    491 m from hotel
    Ponte Santa Trinità

  10. 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.

    494 m from hotel
    Piazza degli Strozzi

  11. Gelateria Santa Trinita

    Sesamo Nero (Black Sesame) is delicious

    0.5 km from hotel
    Piazza Frescobaldi 11r

  12. Piazza del Duomo

    Stunning Duomo.

    0.8 km from hotel
    Piazza del Duomo