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Plaza Hotel Lucchesi
Plaza Hotel Lucchesi

Lungarno Della Zecca Vecchia 38, Florence 50122

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4.5 out of 5 (803 reviews)

Plaza Hotel Lucchesi is located in a historical building in the center of Florence overlooking the Arno River and the Churc …

£150
FH Grand Hotel Mediterraneo
FH Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

Lungarno del Tempio, 44, Florence 50121

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3.9 out of 5 (588 reviews)

Facing the Arno River in the Santa Croce district, this hotel allows guests to see the sights of the city or stroll along the …

£120
La Maison du Sage
La Maison du Sage

Via Antonio Magliabechi 7, Florence 50122

4.9 out of 5 (28 reviews)

Located in Historic Center - Downtown, this bed & breakfast is steps from Piazza Santa Croce and Basilica of Santa Croce. …

£141
B&B Hotel Firenze City Center
B&B Hotel Firenze City Center

Viale Giovanni Amendola 34, Florence 50121

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3.8 out of 5 (379 reviews)

The stylish B&B Hotel Firenze City Center is within a 15-minute walk of Basilica of Santa Croce and Cathedral of Santa Mari …

£83
Relais Santa Croce
Relais Santa Croce

Via Ghibellina 87, Florence 50122

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4.6 out of 5 (88 reviews)

Located in Historic Center - Downtown, this luxury hotel is steps from Casa Buonarroti and Basilica of Santa Croce. Cathedral …

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Sun House
Sun House

Via Cimabue 6, Florence 50121

Located in Campo di Marte, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of Church of Sant'Ambrogio and Basilica of Santa Croce …

£63
Hotel Balestri
Hotel Balestri

Piazza Mentana 7, Florence 50122

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4.3 out of 5 (397 reviews)

Located in Historic Center - Downtown, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museo Horne, Ponte Vecchio, and …

£166
Hotel Il Poeta Dante
Hotel Il Poeta Dante

Via San Cristofano 2, Florence 50122

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (211 reviews)

Located in Historic Center - Downtown, this hotel is steps from Casa Buonarroti and Basilica of Santa Croce. Bargello and …

£60
Privilege Hotel
Privilege Hotel

Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia, 26, Florence 50122

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4.1 out of 5 (82 reviews)

Located in Historic Center - Downtown, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museo Horne, Basilica of Santa Croce, and …

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Hotel Home Florence
Hotel Home Florence

Piazza Piave, 3, Florence 50122

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4.2 out of 5 (234 reviews)

Located in Historic Center - Downtown, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Basilica of Santa Croce, Church of …

£117
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Pocket Guide: Historic Center - Downtown Santa Croce Hotels

Santa Croce is known for being walkable and family-friendly with many neighborhood options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. You can experience some local art, or enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront. Santa Croce has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Florence.

Sightseeing around Santa Croce

The area's storied past is told through its monuments and historic sites, while the museums provide some cultural flavor. Stroll the halls at Casa Buonarroti, Museo dell'Opera di Santa Croce, or Casa Siviero Museum. For cultural attractions, head to Jewish Museum, Teatro Verdi, and Museo Horne. Monuments like Church of Sant'Ambrogio, Basilica of Santa Croce, and Piazza Santa Croce honor the area. Swing by Palazzo Gondi, Badia Fiorentina, and Dante’s House Museum to learn about local history. Giardino degli Iris, Rose Garden, and Orto Botanico di Firenze are family favorites.

Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. Local parks like Torrigiani Garden, Boboli Gardens, and Cascine Park are peaceful spots. With a shopping trip to Central Market, Pitti Vintage, or Conte of Florence Factory Outlet, you might find that perfect souvenir. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Coverciano, Costoli Pool, or Nelson Mandela Forum.

A few of the area's most popular attractions are Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Ponte Vecchio, and Piazzale Michelangelo. National Central Library of Florence, Tower of San Niccolo, and Palazzo dell'Antella are also favorite places to visit.

Getting around Santa Croce

Florence (FLR-Peretola) is the closest major airport, 4.1 miles (6.5 km) from Santa Croce.

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