18th century elegance in the heart of historic Florence
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City | History & culture | Short break
The hotel is perfectly poised to explore the delights of Florence, set just next door to its piazza namesake. It's home to the city's principal – and the world's largest – Franciscan church; built in 1385, it's the burial site of such notable figures as Michelangelo, Galileo and Machiavelli. The basilica is also notable for its grand neo-Gothic marble façade – the front to a stunningly ornate interior. Otherwise, the hotel is superbly located for Firenze's other sights whether you want a city overview from the Piazzale del Michelangelo or an up close look at the cathedral's fantastically detailed ceiling.
This 18th century residence provides the perfect balance between traditional luxury and modern comfort. Just as the hotel's public spaces are beautifully decorated with plush furnishings and frescoed ceilings, its rooms come complete with period furniture and delicate textiles. Deluxe Rooms variously mix in four-poster beds and exposed beam authenticity while the high-ceilinged suites come with private terrace views of the Florentine skyline, including the Santa Croce Basilica. Whatever you choose, being greeted by a small house-baked cake along with a selection of fruit or spread of chocolate is certainly a nice touch.
Be sure to book ahead for table at Enoteca Pinchiorri, a three-star Michelin restaurant housed within the same building. Here, experimental techniques have imbued regional traditions with fresh life while still remaining faithful to their culinary roots. Alternatively, the hotel's own restaurant, Guelfi e Ghibellini, serves Tuscan specialities enriched by Mediterranean produce sourced from the local markets. It's everything you'd expect from dining at a luxury Relais & Châteaux property.
Given its position right in the historic centre of the city, Relais Santa Croce has opted for authentic luxury over leisure facilities. Instead, you'll want to get out an explore the many highlights of Florence, with a great number of the city's tourist attractions, shops and restaurants within walking distance. Don't miss out on sampling the famous Florentine steak or enjoying a glass of the local Tuscan red.
Stay here on these holidays
Explore Florence's unrivalled Renaissance beauty, Tuscany’s medieval towns and the region’s famous gastronomy on this luxury break. To help you your way, we've included private transfers, an expert-led city tour and even a gourmet, wine-paired cooking course.
Immerse yourself in Italy’s rich heritage and artistic delights with everything from private tours and stays in two of its finest hotels to First Class rail travel and the services of private drivers. After Rome and Florence's competing wonders, take in Tuscany for vineyards and medieval charm.
Any element of this accommodation can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.
Stay 3 nights pay for only 2 for low and mid season travel: Save up to £235 pp.
Book by: 30 September 2020
from £635 pp. incl. flights
from £730 pp. incl. flights
from £1,200 pp. incl. flights
Relais Santa Croce, Florence reopens on 14 September 2020
- Complimentary UK airport departure lounge access
- Return flights to Florence
- Private airport transfers
- 3 nights at Relais Santa Croce in a Deluxe Room on a B&B basis
- Includes 1 x 3 course dinner at the Guelfi & Ghibellini Restaurant (beverages excluded)
Low Season: 1 November to 23 December 2020 & 2 January to 3 March 2021
Mid Season: 26 July to 2 September 2020, 4 to 31 March 2021 & 1-25 August 2021
High Season: 1 to 25 Jul 2020, 03 September to 31 October 2020, 24 December 2020 to 1 January 2021, 1 April -31 July 2021 & 26 August-31 October 2021
In high season we can offer a stay 4 nights and pay for 3 offer, please call for details
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Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.
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