River Hotel & SPA
With an ideal location in the heart of Florence along the Arno River, with panoramic water and city views, River Hotel & SPA offers a unique Tuscan stay. This five-star boutique hotel, set in a beautifully renovated 19th-century palazzo, blends historic allure and architecture with thoroughly modern amenities and sophisticated décor. Gaze upon breathtaking views of Florence's rolling hills and historic gardens. Enjoy a soothing treatment at the full-service spa. Sip a cocktail on the rooftop terrace, dine on fresh Italian fare, and walk to city landmarks and hot spots from this tranquil retreat.
- The hotel's 32 guestrooms and suites are sleek and modern, with parquet floors and wooden furniture; some suites feature private balconies and whirlpools or Tueco hydrospas
- Honor your wellness with a workout at the 24-hour gym and pampering treatments at the full-service spa; try a massage, plus the sauna and Turkish bath
- Dine on fresh, authentic Italian cuisine and drink fine wine at Francy’s Restaurant
- Sign up for wine tasting, a cooking class, or a guided jogging tour of Florence
- Start your day with a complimentary daily buffet breakfast
- Hold your next meeting or event with scenic views and enchanting ambiance
- Relax on the beautiful covered veranda, or walk to shopping and city landmarks like Church of Santa Croce, Ponte Vecchio, Galileo Museum, Duomo Cathedral, and Piazza della Signoria
Italy is known for its beautiful landscapes, historical landmarks, delicious food, and friendly locals. River Hotel & SPA puts you in the center of Tuscany, with a stay that captures the local spirit and history while providing elegant, contemporary accommodations. Feel at home at this gorgeous, four-story former palace, walk the charming narrow downtown streets of Florence, and ask the concierge to assist in planning an itinerary to explore the city and beyond. It's the perfect place for business or leisure stays.
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The 32 bright and spacious guestrooms and suites of River Hotel & SPA welcome you to a world of modern luxury mixed with historic charm. Retreat to peaceful, sophisticated spaces with premium bedding, parquet floors, free high-speed WiFi, 40" LCD TVs, and modern private bathrooms with showers. Lovely details, from exposed beams and frescoed ceilings to private whirlpools, four-poster beds, and private balconies in some suites, add to the allure.
Classic and spacious Double Rooms evoke Florence's historic residences with divine elegance and the spectacular views from many rooms make waking up a dream. Room service is available for those times when dining in sounds as delicious as dining out.
Although many of Florence's cafés and restaurants are nearby, you don't need to even leave the hotel for drinks and dining. From daily complimentary breakfast and alfresco dining to cocktails at the bar and elevated Italian fare, Francy's Restaurant, River Hotel & SPA's on-site dining destination, has it all.
Francy's Restaurant – Treat yourself to the highest quality of Italian flavors and international style at this elegant on-site restaurant. Executive Chef Alessio Zacchi uses fresh local and seasonal ingredients for a varying menu of innovative interpretations of the Tuscan region’s traditional fare and culinary roots. Dine indoors or alfresco at the hotel’s charming courtyard.
Beyond the enticing hotel amenities, like the 24-hour gym, full-service spa, relaxing terrace and gardens, and on-site dining options, the hotel offers a portal to unique Tuscan experiences during your stay. Sign up for in-house wine tastings or during dinner with a sommelier to guide you, or for cookery school where the hotel chef shows you how to make a delicious dish, from shopping downtown for local produce to cooking and presenting your creation. You can also take a guided jogging tour of Florence with several route choices.
From the hotel, Florence and all of Italy is yours to explore. Walk to Florence Central Market for shopping, events, shows, concerts, and more. Walk the charming narrow streets to find unique shops and cafes, and discover monuments and attractions like Piazza Santa Croce, Ponte Vecchio, Galileo Museum, the Uffizi and Piazza. Golf dell’Ugolino is just 9 mi / 15 km from the hotel, and the Chianti Area and San Gimignano are within 30 miles. Florence has a full schedule of events year-round; the hotel even offers a free shuttle bus for Pitti fashion events.
River Hotel & SPA
The five-star River Hotel & SPA is located in the heart of Florence, Italy, in a peaceful, scenic spot along the Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia. Piazza Santa Croce, Ponte Vecchio, the Uffizi and Piazza Signoria are just 10 minutes away, and romantic river walks are just a stroll away.
Florence Airport - Peretola (formerly Amerigo Vespucci Airport) is 4.1 mi / 6.4 km away.
Galileo Galilei - Pisa is 43.5 mi / 70 km from the hotel.
Guglielmo Marconi - Bologna is 52.8 mi / 85 km away.
Transfer service is available to and from the hotel.