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Top Ten Romantic Accommodations in Florence

10 Magical Suggestions

Romance Starts with your Lodgings

The magical setting of the Renaissance City is sure to make your honeymoon vacation or romantic adventure all the more memorable.  Add a sentimental walk along the cobbled stoned streets of Florence, the street lights reflecting in the slightly rippled waters of the Arno river, the sound of a guitar picking out a romantic Italian canzone and the image is complete.

Imagine yourself in one of the intimate B&Bs, luxurious hotels or extra special apartments that populate the city center. With only a few steps you are immediately surrounded by renowned artists who were inspired by passion, beauty, and their muses. Our list of the top ten holiday romantic accommodations in Florence will provide you with a variety of choices for a quiet and amorous retreat.

We scoured the city looking for places that were glamorous yet a bit whimsical; accommodations that have that extra special decor and attentive service which will help you create unforgettable memories of being spoiled in the romantic capital of Tuscany. Encompassed by the historic palazzos of yesteryear, an incredible number of museums, galleries and gardens and of course restaurant after restaurant of Italian delicacies.

Here are our top 10 picks to help you start planning your romantic time in Florence now!

1. Villa Antea

Romantic bedroom in Florence, ItalyVilla Antea presents rich colors and silky textures for that romantic touch.

The extravagantly elegant rooms at Villa Antea will set the scene, especially the spacious bathrooms, showers, and tubs. If you are looking for the fairy-tale setting then this B&B in the residential area of Florence is perfect.

2. Antica Dimora Johlea

Canopy bed in a historic home in FlorenceThe Antica Dimora Johlea have a classical romantic style

In the heart of Florence, these B&B suites promises many special moments as you share the wonder of this city of art: the shopping, the history and the spectacular sunsets. This historical home of Antica Dimora Johlea has been restructured to offer you privacy and magical memories.

3. Casa Tornabuoni

Classical Tuscan bedroom  decor in FlorenceCosy rooms for two at Casa Tornabuoni

When traveling Florence, indulge in these cosy rooms at Casa Tornabuoni that offer a classical decor with personal touches. And all of this is within the antique city walls. The position makes it easy for a romantic stroll downtown, a special dinner and admiring the skyline reflected in the Arno river.

4. Hotel Principe

Canopy bedroom in romantic Florence, ItalyHotel Principe decor is a mix of elegance and comfort which lends a romantic atmosphere.

Each room is meticulously furnished with a selection of rich textures, colors and designs creating a dreamy atmosphere for lovers of all ages. Hotel Principe’s and its attentive staff will make sure you find the magic of Florence on your travels.

5. Le Stanze di Santa Croce

Canopy styled beds near Santa CroceLe Stanze di Santa Croce are located in middle of all the excitement

The whimsical style of these rooms is sure to lend a romantic touch to your holidays. Perfect for honeymooners or those on a secret getaway, here you will find the proximity to monuments, restaurants and museums as thrilling as that special time together at Le Stanze di Santa Croce

6. Hotel de la Ville

Breathtaking views from a hotel suiteHotel de la Ville, beautiful rooms with breathtaking views

Set in the prestigious position within the Florence fashion shopping district, Hotel de la Ville has a sophisticated atmosphere. The attentive staff, classical decor and extra services should make this hotel your number one stop. The rich textures and colors are the perfect complement to the panoramic views of Florence

7. Villa Medicea di Lilliano

Garden and landscape of Villa Medicea di LillianoMagical position just outside of Florence, among the vineyards and olive groves.

Prestige, position, wine and romance. Villa Medicea di Lilliano will promise you tranquilty, attentive service and fabulous views beautifully restored Medici villa located only minutes outside of the city center of Florence. And if you are looking for the ideal venue for your wedding or anniversary celebration, then you must check out their gardens, wine cellar and Limonaia hall.

8. Villa Tolomei Hotel and Resort

Stately Florentine villa for a romantic holidayVilla Tolomei is a stately Florentine villa made for romance

The majestic villa, just outside the city walls of Florence boast the magic of yesteryear. The carefully selected furnishings hints at a regal style yet the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Villa Tolomei Hotel and Resort offers not only a noteworthy interior but also green gardens for relaxing.

9. Gold Bridge

Romantic location within the city center of Florence at Gold BridgeRomantic location within the city center of Florence at Gold Bridge

Emphasizing the beauty of Florence and its relationship remarkable architecture and monuments, this choice boasts an intimate setting within the city center. Enjoy the modern and luminous setting at Gold Bridge with apartments for 1 or 2 couples. The travertine bathrooms and contemporary decor give the apartment a refreshing and airy feel, especially nice after a day of touring the city and surrounding countryside.

10. Fattoria I Ricci

Fattoria i Ricci: Spa and a top romantic accommodation near Florence New spa at Fattoria i Ricci for a romantic moment in the Florentine countryside

Setting just north of Florence, surrounded by sunflowers and the green hills of Mugello, Fattoria i Ricci is a beautifully restored farmhouse with self catering apartments and an independent cottage for two.  The newest addition is a spa corner with many little extras that will make it your favorite romantic corner in Tuscany. Add their delicious breakfast buffet, the shady gardens, the special corners dedicated to admiring the landscape and the home made dinners and your vacation is complete.

Author: Donna Scharnagl

It has been more than 25 years since I took my first steps in Italy and I still haven’t found a good reason to leave.  Between the food, the culture, the history, the art, the landscapes … did I mention the food? I have become a lifelong student. It didn't take longe to learn that Italians all have stories that long to be told; stories that paint a picture of how hard work produces character, how life is made of ups and downs and how good it feels to laugh.


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