Its aspect is that of a stone medieval fortress, where, at the right side of the entrance the tall and famous tower, Torre Guelfa, stands out. This tower is among the tallest in the city and was built by the Florentine family Buondelmonti, one of the two families involved in the fight between the Guelfs and the Ghibellines. Later on  the Buondelmontis sold the palace in 1341 to Niccolò Acciaiuoli ,  who occupied an important position under the kingdom of Naples.  In the 20th century the hotel underwent important restoration, bringing back its original medieval atmosphere.  The palace is protected by the Florentine Fine Arts Consortium, which must preserve all historical buildings in Florence. From the tower terraces, which are accessible only for our hotel guests, one can admire the stunning view of the city and surrounding hills while sipping a nice glass of wine. In full view are Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, the Duomo and Baptistry, the Vasari Corridor and the Arno river banks. The best  of Florentine medieval and renaissance monuments lie at your feet! You become a witness of one of the most important artistic cities in the world!

From R6000 per person sharing


  • 5 Nights accommodation in Florence city centre
  • Breakfast daily
  • Free wifi
  • Return day train to Pisa (optional cycle to Lucca)

Respecting the palace’s historical background we have created rooms furnished in a traditional style, each different from the other, with private bathrooms and air conditioning.

We decided to offer our clients four different types of rooms which will satisfy each desire of the traveler. The Classic, very gracious rooms with a particularly good value for money. The Superior, for who wants to live the buildings ambient. The Junior Suite, perfect for who wish to travel with the family and needs more spacious rooms. And finally our famous room 315, the room with a private terrace.

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