This hotel is an excellent property in an ideal location. In addition, there is a roof terrace and a quiet spacious courtyard/garden area where guests can relax in a peaceful and serene environment. The hotel also has a car park.
The hotel is composed of two buildings. The original building of a Renaissance period palace was designed by the famous architect Cosimo Bartoli. The hotel contains an annex which is directly opposite the older building. Rooms in both buildings are identical in terms of standard and comfort.
The lobby is large with the reception desk situated at the far end. It is furnished in a modern style, but simple.
This historic hotel is located centrally, with restaurants, bars, nightclubs, train and bus stations in the vicinity. There is also a main road nearby. Sightseeing attractions such as the Piazza San Marco, the Accademia art gallery, the cathedral, the Uffizi Museum and the San Lorenzo market are all with in a 5-10 minute walk. Florence's airport is around 4 km away and Pisa airport is around 80 km from the hotel.
Built in the 16th Century, this hotel features 101 rooms spread over 5 floors, of which 10 are singles, 48 are double rooms and 43 are apartments. Guests may make use of the foyer with 24-hour reception desk, a lift and a safe. A bar, a café, a breakfast room, 5 conference rooms, Internet access, a bicycle storage facility as well as a car park with charge are additional facilities available at guests' disposal (fees apply). There is also a laundry service on offer within the hotel.
The Palazzo Ricasoli Residence has somewhat more to offer than an ordinary Residence. Why not come and see for yourself? This Palazzo, once owned by the Ricasoli family, breathes an atmosphere of dignity and antiquity, right down to its ancient stones and elegant portico. A truly unforgettable experience! To live in such an atmosphere and enjoy all the services and comforts that a first-class Residence can offer you is a once in a lifetime experience, simply not to be missed.**Parking Fee: Please be advised that the fee for parking is 21 EUR**
In the historical area of Florence, the 4-star Residence Palazzo Ricasoli, sits in a prestigious building dating back to the 16th century and faces the historical Via San Gallo. It is situated in an ideal position for visits to major museums, galleries and other city attractions, only a short walk away from Piazza San Marco (Museum of David by Michelangelo), the church of San Lorenzo (Medici Chapels), the Duomo and near the Exhibition Trade Fair Center (Fortezza del Basso). Residnece Palazzo Ricasoli can be accessed directly from the circular road without having to adhere to the restrictions of car access in the historical centre. Car parking is also available at the hotel at an additional charge. Residence Palazzo Ricasoli is more than just your ordinary residence. The reception area was for centuries the dining hall of the nuns of this once antique monastery and contains frescoes by Poccetti (1548-1612). The friendly and courteous staff at Residence Palazzo Ricasoli are always available to assist with any requests of guests, from tickets for events and museums, to rental cars, and reserving tours. A sun terrace is situated on the top floor of the hotel and is equipped with showers, tables, umbrellas, and lounge chairs, providing the perfect area to relax.
1, 2, 3 room Apartments with 2, 3 or 4 beds in each with Lounge, Kitchen, Direct dial telephone. Cleaning services, Breakfast room, Solarium, Tennis court. Conference room capacity: 115pax.
The reception desk is opened 24h. Car park 21eur per day (2008).