A stone’s throw from the Duomo and Piazza della Signoria, and even less from the Casa di Dante Museum, where the great poet is believed to live, the Grand Hotel Cavour, in Via del Proconsolo 3, stands in its Renaissance charm. Welcoming guests to a magical Florence, embedded in a time that never seems to flow.
If you want to fully enjoy the beauty and charm of the Tuscan capital, staying in the historic center surrounded by all the major attractions of Florence, then the Grand Hotel Cavour is the solution you were looking for, not to lose any nuance of the city of courtly love.
As soon as you enter the 13th century palace, which has been a hotel since the early 1800s, you cannot help but be enchanted by the imposing hall, once the internal courtyard of the residence, and now used as a lobby, where you can relax between visits on the comfortable sofas, between massive pillars, marble floors, paintings and have the staff at your disposal to ensure an unforgettable stay.
From most of the 100 rooms that the hotel makes available to guests, spread over six floors and treated in detail, you can admire the enchanting views of the medieval city, letting yourself go to total relaxation that stimulates this timeless place. Subdivided into Standard, Superior, Deluxe, Junior, Suite and Suite, they all share the attention in the choice of materials, colors and quality of furnishings. The Suite Affreschi is the diamond, characterized, as the name implies, from a ceiling completely frescoed with Decò paintings.
Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, the Grand Hotel Cavour will respond to your needs with all the services it offers: three meeting rooms, a restaurant next to the lobby where breakfast is served, nu Ovo restaurant, entirely dedicated to the egg-based cuisine and located in a breathtaking room where you can dine under high vaulted frescoed ceilings, an event room, a fitness room and one of the most beautiful terraces you can find in the city, the Divina Terrazza. The name says it all, doesn’t it?
Climb to the sixth floor and let yourself be captivated by the stunning 360° panoramic view of the historic center while savoring your cocktail. Thoughts will travel in time, transported by the breeze that caresses your face, while your eyes will try to photograph everything: the Brunelleschi’s Dome, so close you can touch it, the Palazzo Vecchio tower and the crenellated Bargello Museum clear days the beauty of the hills of Fiesole.
Once finished going down the short stretch of stairs that bring you back to reality, you will know you have found one of those addresses that you never forget. One to jealously guard and share with loved ones, but above all, that any reason that should bring you back in Florence, the Grand Hotel Cavour will be ready to let you experience all the magic of the first time.