Situated behind Via Tornabuoni, a pedestrian street famous for its palace-fortresses and luxury shops, this historic house overlooks the Ponte Santa Trinita. Illustrious families inhabited it before it became the Piccioli pension in the 19th century. A favourite of ultimate luxury lovers, the Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni Florentine decor plays on subtleties of colour, precious materials, old wood, sumptuous paintings, and frescoes.
Some suites have private steam rooms or Jacuzzis. The most spectacular is the panoramic suite. Fortunately, its 360-degree view of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore and the hills of Fiesole and Settignano can also be enjoyed from the terrace adjacent to the bar. From breakfast onward, music lovers flock to the Sound Immersion Salotto for its superb sound system to listen, as if they were at the opera, to the tenor Ugo Tarquini.
Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni
Via Tornabuoni 1
+39 055 265 8161
Rooms: from 135 EUR