Planning a trip to Italy? Unless you're lucky enough to have family, you'll have to find accomodations. This series of articles focuses on Florence luxury hotels. On the way we describe multiple tourist attractions in the neighborhood. Each article includes beautiful photos the reviewed luxury hotels. Each hotel mentioned has a live link (we test them just prior to posting) to its English-language website. Keep coming back, we are adding new destinations all the time. Let's find a Santa Maria Novella, Florence luxury hotel.
The Beacci Tornabuoni Hotel.
The Beacci Tornabuoni, located on that great shopping street, is a four-star hotel located in a two Renaissance palaces, the Palazzo Minerbetti and the Palazzo Strozzi del Poeta. There,s a beautiful roof garden complete with restaurant open several nights during the summer, a bar, and a reading room Each room is uniquely furnished with century-old antiques. The hotel address is Via Tornabuoni 3, Santa Maria Novella. The Hotel Beacci Tornabuoni website is www.tornabuonihotels.com
The JK Place Hotel.
The JK Place Hotel has been named one of the 500 best hotels in 2010. It’s quite pricey. For example, their top of the line Master Room goes for 1000 Euros a night, which works out to well over $1300. You do get a buffet breakfast, organic tea and coffee and lots, lots more. Their standard room is about one third of that price. The hotel has 14 doubles and 6 suites. The hotel address is Piazza Santa Maria Novella 7. The JK Place Hotel website is www.jkplace.comAnd wherever you go and whatever you do, check out the fine Tuscany or other Italian wines.
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Great Santa Maria Novella Hotels in Florence, Italy