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Palatial antiquity a block from San Lorenzo

Near Il Duomo

Occupying the baroque Palazzo Gaddi, this opulent hotel is one block from San Lorenzo Church and three blocks from Il Duomo cathedral and the shops of Via Tornabuoni. Santa Maria Novella train station is also close at hand.

Baroque style

Housed in a former Renaissance palazzo, the hotel has a grand marble lobby, a large meeting salon with Giordano frescos, and a seasonal rooftop bar with spectacular views.

Best of old and new

Frescos are painted above the beds in the hotel's 96 guestrooms, which feature soundproofing, in-room safes, and tiled or marble bathrooms.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This hotel blends baroque splendor with a central location one block from the San Lorenzo Church and the Santa Maria Novella train station. The Duomo Cathedral, one of the city's most famous landmarks, is three blocks away. The romantic Ponte Vecchio (“old bridge”) as well as designer shops, art galleries, and museums are all within 0.5 km (0.25 mile). Parking is available nearby (surcharge applies).

The hotel's grand Sala Luca Giordano meeting room, with frescos by Luca Giordano, doubles as a breakfast room. A complimentary breakfast buffet is served every morning, and Boscolo Astoria provides wireless Internet free of charge throughout the public spaces. The Palazzo Gaddi restaurant showcases Tuscan cuisine and regional wines in a palatial setting.

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Total number of rooms - 96
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Elevator/lift
  • Wedding services
  • Free breakfast
  • Concierge services
  • Free WiFi
  • One meeting room
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of floors - 6
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Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Turndown service
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Television
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
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Where to Eat

Palazzo Gaddi Restaurant - Regional specialties such as Ribollitta (Tuscan bread and vegetable soup) and Florentine T-bone Steak are served in an opulent, high-ceilinged room. Candlelit dining in the courtyard is offered during warmer months.

Bar Arrighetti - Featuring the original 1920s decor, the main bar serves cocktails, aperitifs, coffee, and tea.

Roof Terrace Bar - This rooftop bar, open during summer, has spectacular 360-degree views of the historic city.

Sala Luca Giordano - Frescos by Renaissance artist Luca Giordano decorate this grand room with soaring ceiling. A continental buffet and an à la carte menu are available for breakfast (subject to charge). Smoking is permitted in the adjoining conservatory-style room.

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Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

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Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.50 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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