Best Hotels, B&B's and Hostels in Florence

We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Florence as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only listed places that have at least a 4 out of 5-star customer review rating.  
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Academy Hostel, Florence

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet, Telegraph

4.2
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St. Regis Hotel, Florence

Reccomended by:

New York Times, Telegraph

4.7
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Portrait Firenze Hotel, Florence

Reccomended by:

New York Times, Telegraph

4.8
454 euro 403 gbp 561 usd 59466 jpy 437 cad 437 aud 4392 hkd 740 sgd 527 chf 3562 cny 4628 sek 3388 dkk 4370 nok

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, Florence

Reccomended by:

CNN, Telegraph

4.7
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Bed & Breakfast Ad Astra, Florence

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet, Telegraph

4.9
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Guesthouse Soprarno Suites, Florence

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet, Telegraph

4.8
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Hotel Lungarno, Florence

Reccomended by:

CN Traveler, Telegraph

4.7
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J.K. Place Hotel, Florence

Reccomended by:

CN Traveler

4.8
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Hotel Scoti, Florence

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet

4.2
49 euro 43 gbp 61 usd 6466 jpy 47 cad 47 aud 477 hkd 80 sgd 57 chf 387 cny 503 sek 368 dkk 475 nok

Hotel San Firenze Suites & Spa, Florence

Reccomended by:

New York Times

4.7
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Hotel Orto de’ Medici, Florence

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet

4.5
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Rocco Forte Hotel Savoy, Florence

Reccomended by:

CNN

4.5
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Hotel Ottantotto Firenze, Florence

Reccomended by:

CN Traveler

4.9
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FAQ

What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Florence?

The mesmerising capital of Tuscany, Florence, is seeped in art and architecture. It is the city of Renaissance masterpieces and popular names. Art galleries and cathedrals adorn the streets of Florence. It is also, the most populous city in Tuscany and the 8th largest city in Italy.

San Frediano
The neighbourhood of San Frediano lies in Oltrarno. San Frediano is full of bars, restaurants and music venues. An extremely friendly region, this neighbourhood hosts the ultimate view of the typical Florentine skyline. San Frediano has an enthralling nightlife.

Santa Croce
Sharing its border with the Saint Ambrosia area, the neighbourhood of Sant Croce is a mesmerising one. This locality is a host to patisseries shops, local restaurants and live music venues. The neighbourhood of Santa Croce has some amazing hangout spots.

Santo Spirito
This neighbourhood is extremely popular for its elegant and novel markets, like a flea market, farmer's market and creative market. Serenading music, and rounds of drinks define this lit up neighbourhood. Santo Spirito is popular among students and travellers. Summer nights in this neighbourhood are its major attraction.

San Niccolò
This is an artistic region. The neighbourhood of San Niccolò is more of a paradise. One can witness street art while taking a walk down the locality. San Niccolò has many art galleries and has an overall hipster lifestyle.

Sant’ Ambrosio
This neighbourhood has a liking for coffee joints and local cuisine. Authentic Italian food is served in the restaurants in this neighbourhood. The Sant’ Ambrosio market is extremely popular for shopping among locals, as well as tourists.

Also check out our travel guide about the best areas to stay in Florence.

What is the best budget hotel in Florence?

If you're looking for a cheap hotel in Florence, then book Hotel Scoti. It's an excellent budget hotel offering great value for money. It's in a good location, it's been recommended by travel experts and the hotel has excellent customer reviews.

What is the best luxury hotel in Florence?

If money isn't a problem and you're looking for a luxury hotel in Florence, then go for Portrait Firenze Hotel. The hotel offers excellent service, it's in a top location, it has been rated very highly by previous guests and renowned travel critics have recommended it.

What is the best bed & breakfast in Florence?

Looking for a cozy place to stay in Florence that serves you handmade and fresh breakfast in the morning? Go and check out Bed & Breakfast Ad Astra. The B&B has been recommended by well-known travel experts and recent guests have given it top ratings.

What is the best hostel in Florence?

If you're looking for a great hostel in Florence, then you should check out Academy Hostel. The hostel has magnificent reviews by backpackers, it has been recommended by well-known travel experts and it's in a good location.

How much does it cost to stay in a Florence hotel?

Hotels in Florence aren't cheap. For a 3-star hotel you have to pay around $140 per night and for a 4-star hotel you would be looking at $210 per night. If you're after a luxury 5-star Florence hotel then you can expect to pay around $600 per night.

Which Florence hotel offers great views?

If you're looking for a room with a view, then try the St. Regis Hotel, it offers some amazing views of Florence according to recent customer reviews.

Which Florence hotels serve great breakfast?

Try Hotel Ottantotto Firenze if you're looking for a delicious breakfast in Florence. The hotel has excellent customer review ratings for breakfast.

Which Florence hotel is the best for a romantic getaway?

If you're looking for a romantic Florence hotel for couples then try Portrait Firenze Hotel. The hotel has excellent customer review ratings by couples.

What are the best things to do in Florence?

Florence: Uffizi Gallery Timed Entrance Ticket. Enjoy priority entry to Italy’s greatest art treasures with a reserved entrance ticket to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. See masterpieces by Michelangelo, Da Vinci, and Giotto, and spend as much time as you like gazing at Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus.” Price: $24.

Cinque Terre Day Trip from Florence. Experience the UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre in one day with a guided tour through the five idyllic fishing villages of old-world Italy. Following the walking trails along the cliffs of the national park, you will see glorious views of this unspoiled stretch of the Italian Riviera. Price: $66.

Florence: Timed Entrance Ticket to Michelangelo’s David. Enjoy priority entry to one of Italy’s top attractions with a reserved entrance ticket to the Accademia Gallery in Florence. Price: $24.

More things to do in Florence

About Florence

Florence is the capital city of the region of Tuscany. Florence was historically the center of medieval European trade and finance and was one of the most prominent and wealthiest cities of that era. Considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, the city has a rich history.

The city has been described as the “Athens of the Middle Ages.” The city attracts millions of tourists and visitors annually, and the historic center of the city was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the year 1982.

The city is renowned for its culture, Renaissance art and architecture, and monuments. Florence is also the home of some of the most popular museums and art galleries in Europe including the Uffizi Gallery and the Palazzo Pitti. As a result of the artistic and architectural masterpieces in Florence, the city has been described by Forbes as one of the most beautiful in the world.

The city is also popular in the fashion world; it is ranked among the top 15 capital of the world. The city is a major draw for tourist attraction as a result of several landmarks and its rich history.

We recommend that you read our guide about where to stay in Florence. It gives you an excellent overview of the most popular areas, highlighting the main attractions and hotel recommendations for each area. If you like our list of best hotels and hostels in Florence, then you should also check out our selection of recommended hotels in Rome or the best hotels in Milan.