Think Family Friendly in Florence
Travelling Florence with a family means looking for the rooms with a little more space, extra services like cots and high chairs and have that something extra that entertains the kids. Here is a list of the top family-oriented hotels, bed and breakfast accommodations and holiday apartment rentals in the city of Florence and the surrounding area.
Browse through to find which of these kid-friendly lodgings is best suited for your family and cater to your special needs. Extra beds, adjoining rooms, babysitting services, close to parks and green areas for playing and romping: these select accommodations are geared to respond to the requests that a family with children is bound to have while vacationing far from home.
1. il Palagetto
B&B Palagetto, Via Monteoliveto 52, city center Florence
Charming and inviting, this B&B located on the outskirts of the city center is close enough to make everything easily accessible yet set far away enough to enjoy the quiet of a neighborhood filled with plants and trees. Since the owners have children of their own, they are more than prepared to help you with any special requests and have especially dedicated combination rooms that will work perfectly for a family.
2. Fattoria il Lago
Fattoria il Lago, Dicomano, Florence
Located close to Florence in an area which is off the beaten path but loaded with vineyards, olive groves, trails for hiking and especially noted for its great prices for family vacations. Fattoria il Lago has a lake for fishing and a playground area for children as well as a recreational room for indoor activities. Between wine tasting for the adults and games for the kids, the whole family is covered here.
3. I Nidi di Belforte
I Nidi di Belforte, Dicomano, Florence
Besides being on vacation in a breathtaking position in the middle of Italy, we all know you need to have activities to keep the kids busy! I Nidi di Belforte, combines tranquility, panorama, price and warm Tuscan hospitality with a game room and lots of grassy green area where everyone can enjoy some quality family time. The typical Tuscan decor is easy to keep clean with a family underhand and the amenities and fully equipped kitchen will have you saving a few pennies … to spend on gelato, naturally.
4. Agriturismo Frascole
Agriturismo Frascole, Dicomano, Florence
This historic corner of Mugello is the home to many Etruscan remains which make for a fun and excellent learning experience for the kids. Mom & Dad will find lots of space for the family adventure while at the same time a delicious opportunity to sample some great Florentine wines. The apartments are simply decorated, yet they provide all the necessities. Be sure to let them know you are traveling with kids and they will take special care of you.
5. Tourist House Ricci
Tourist House Ricci, Via Dè Martelli 7, Duomo, Florence
If convenience for you is being closer to the monuments and spending less time in the car with the kids - then this is the place for you. Only minutes by foot to all the major attractions in town, small shops, grocery stores, cafes, and restaurants, you will find it easy to navigate the city of Florence while vacationing at the Tourist House Ricci. Ask about their family rooms which give you that extra room for kid-friendly comfort.
6. Agricola Poderino
Agricola Poderino, Bagno a Ripoli, Florence
Just in the right position to either catch the bus into the city center of Florence or take a short day trip to Chianti. Surrounded by the tranquility of the Tuscany landscape, yet only minutes from an active small town where you will find shops, restaurants, banks, a market and frequent public transport to Florence. This fully functional farm provides some one on one time with the family. The one bedroom, self-catering apartment has wi-fi, modern amenities, a large sofa bed and a bathtub for the kids. Enjoy the outdoors and being close to everything while staying at Agricola Poderino
7. Residenza Marchesi Pontenani
Residenza Marchesi Pontenani, Via delle Casine 6, Santa Croce, Florence
Vacation with the kids is no reason why you need to forgo the elegant beauty of Florence and Italian design. These comfy rooms feature a sophisticated decor and all the comforts of home, including a fully functional kitchen which helps you contain the costs of eating out. The kid-friendly rooms at Residenza Marchesi Pontenani are large and spacious, so parents can have the kids close by.
8. Agriturismo Montalbino
Agriturismo Montalbino, Montespertoli, Florence
What could be more fun for kids of all ages to have a petting zoo on the property? Why a tree fort, of course! Agriturismo Montalbino is a child’s vacation fantasyland with the many opportunities on the extensive farm to explore and create new adventures. And as if that isn’t enough the owners plan activities in the kitchen and around the farm to tempt the kids to truly enjoy Tuscany while the parents enjoy the landscape, the flavors, and the relaxation.
9. Camping Firenze
Camping Firenze, Via Generale C.A. Dalla Chiesa, 1/3, Florence
Less than 5 km from the Campo di Marte train station in Florence, Camping Firenze combines absolute convenience and the city center all in one wonderful place. Besides AC, kids activities, shops and a free parking, you will also find an onsite a restaurant with quality pizza, traditional Tuscan Cuisine, and authentic Italian beer! But if that doesn’t convince you, how about the 2 outdoor pools and free WiFi in Florence.
10. Family Signoria Apartments
Family Signoria Apartments, city center Florence
It is almost easy to find rooms for small families of 3 and 4 persons but if you are looking for rooms that will accommodate up to 5 and 6 persons, then Family Signoria Apartments is a great solution. Boasting a modern decor and convenient positions throughout the city, these apartments will make room for everyone in the family. Easy access to monuments, museums, shopping and the parking lots, use these apartments as a base for your family holiday in Florence.
11. Suite Servi
Suite Servi, via dei Servi 34, San Marco (Santissima Annunziata area) Florence
These apartments with their contemporary design and characteristic Tuscan flair are also extremely family friendly. Not only do they offer child-oriented TV channels but they help you select a safe for you and your family. They have a no pets policy and allergy-free rooms, WiFi and AC - all of which will have you sleeping easier while on holidays. Located in the city center of Florence, these apartments are very popular with families traveling Florence and Tuscany.
12. Hotel Lungarno - Lungarno Collection
Hotel Lungarno, Borgo San Jacopo 14, Florence
Owned by the Ferragamo family, the non-smoking property features original modern art and 20th-century artwork, including a Picasso and 4 Cocteau paintings. The newly renovated rooms are decorated with blue tones, and come with unique décor. Close to the city center, it is possible to enjoy great views, tranquil lounge areas and quality restaurants. But even with all this glamour, the new design of the hotel features 10 family-friendly suites.
13. Il Melograno
Il Melograno, Via del Larione 35, Florence
In a lovely position, along the spectacular via which leads up to Piazzale Michelangelo, the apartments at Il Melograno. Nestled between the city center and the panoramic terrace, these accommodations have a wonderful garden and pool, perfect for all ages. They also provide a large library with books and videos which are appropriate for children.