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Degli Orafi Hotel Florence

4 stars
Lungarno Archibusieri, 4, Florence, 50121
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
24 reviews
Great place

Wonderful place, great location, can't get any closer to Ponte Vecchio. The room was a loft type... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Apr 15, 2011
Nice little hotel, right next

Nice little hotel, right next to Ponte Vecchio on one side and the Ufizzi Gallery on the other.... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Oct 4, 2010
Oscar-winning setting in an ancient Florentine building
The elegant Degli Orafi Hotel Florence, the setting for "A Room with a View," is a renowned four-star property housed in an ancient (13th Century) Florentine building. A polished, professional staff assures everyone's stay is productive and first-rate. Guests are encouraged to savor a celebrated Chianti vintage and beautiful city views from the rooftop terrace. The hotel boasts a superb location in the city center along the river, just steps from Ponte Vecchio and Uffizi Gallery.
Highlights
  • The setting for James Ivory's film "A Room with a View"
  • Situated in a 13th century building
  • Prime location steps from Ponte Vecchio and Uffizi Gallery
Rooms

Rooms at the Degli Orafi Hotel Florence are spacious and elegant and richly furnished with period pieces and modern conveniences. Bathrooms are richly adorned in marble, with many rooms offering two sinks. All rooms (classic, executive, and junior suites) include air conditioning, a direct dial phone, mini-bar, satellite TV, and a safe. For those willing to splurge, request the celebrated "Room with a View," the room where James Ivory shot memorable scenes from his 1985 Oscar-winning film, and which offers a coveted view over the Ponte Vecchio.

Features

Perhaps the only Florence hotel that served as the setting for a film that won an Oscar ("A Room with a View") for best set design, the Degli Orafi Hotel Florence is a four-star luxury property situated in a 13th century Florentine building.

Overlooking the River Arno and steps away from the Ponte Vecchio and Uffizi Gallery, it is a privileged starting point for exploring all of Florence's treasures, yet a welcome retreat and local destination in its own right.

Rooms are spacious and elegant and furnished with the finest period pieces, yet teeming with the amenities of the modern day.

A sumptuous buffet breakfast is served in a grand ballroom that overlooks the Arno River, while a rooftop terrace bar is the ideal setting to savor a delicious Chianti wine.

A richly appointed library is the perfect place to relax with a good book or perhaps catch up on correspondence at a computer workstation.

Transportation
  • Florence Airport (5.3 mi/8.5 km)
  • Santa Maria Novella train station (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
Attractions
  • Piazza del Duomo (0.5 mi/900 m)
  • Galleria degli Uffizi (436 ft/130 m)
  • Ponte Vecchio (380 ft/110 m)

Hotel Map

43.7681 11.2546
Area served
Florence.
Nearby airports
Florence International Airport.
Area description
Florence.

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Degli Orafi Hotel Florence Rooms

Standard Double Room
This room offers one king/ one twin beds including air conditioning, alarm clock, color TV, ensuite/ private bathroom, hairdryer, heating, mini bar, non smoking rooms, safe in room and telephone.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Wheelchair accessible elevators

Nearby points of interest

  • Corridoio Vasariano: 0 mi
  • Uffizi Gallery (Galleria degli Uffizi): 0.1 mi
  • Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science: 0.1 mi
  • Pitti Palace: 0.1 mi
  • Piazza della Signoria: 0.2 mi
  • Museo di Palazzo Davanzati: 0.2 mi
  • Piazza della Repubblica: 0.2 mi
  • Santa Maria Novela Basilica: 0.3 mi
  • Centro Storico: 0.3 mi
  • Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Bargello Museum): 0.3 mi
  • Palazzo Vecchio: 0.3 mi
  • Boboli Gardens: 0.3 mi
  • Giotto's Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto): 0.4 mi
  • Piazza del Duomo: 0.4 mi
  • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore: 0.4 mi
  • Corridoio Vasariano: 0 mi
  • Uffizi Gallery (Galleria degli Uffizi): 0.1 mi
  • Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science: 0.1 mi
  • Pitti Palace: 0.1 mi
  • Piazza della Signoria: 0.2 mi
  • Museo di Palazzo Davanzati: 0.2 mi
  • Piazza della Repubblica: 0.2 mi
  • Santa Maria Novela Basilica: 0.3 mi
  • Centro Storico: 0.3 mi
  • Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Bargello Museum): 0.3 mi
  • Palazzo Vecchio: 0.3 mi
  • Boboli Gardens: 0.3 mi
  • Giotto's Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto): 0.4 mi
  • Piazza del Duomo: 0.4 mi
  • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore: 0.4 mi
  • Duomo Museum (Museo dell'Opera del Duomo): 0.4 mi
  • Laurentian Library (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana): 0.5 mi
  • Medici Chapels (Cappelle Medicee): 0.5 mi
  • Basilica di San Lorenzo: 0.5 mi
  • Church of Santa Maria Novella: 0.5 mi
  • Santa Maria Novella Train station: 0.6 mi
  • Piazzale Michelangelo: 0.6 mi
  • Mercato Centrale: 0.6 mi
  • Cimitero Delle Porte Sante: 0.6 mi
  • Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico: 0.6 mi
  • Galleria dell'Accademia: 0.7 mi
  • Museo di San Marco: 0.8 mi
  • Basilica di Santa Croce: 0.8 mi
  • Basilica di San Miniato al Monte: 0.8 mi
  • Basilica Of San Lorenzo: 0.9 mi
  • Piazza San Marco: 0.9 mi
  • Giardino Corsi: 1.1 mi
  • Giardino Della Gherardesca: 1.1 mi
  • Artemio Franchi Stadium: 1.5 mi
  • Museo Stibbert: 2 mi
  • Fiesole: 3.4 mi
  • Baptistry (Battistero): 43 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (24)

Ratings and reviews for Degli Orafi Hotel Florence

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
24 out of 24
Amenities:
4.5
Room cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.7
Room comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.9
Value:
4.3

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
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Oct 4, 2010

Nice little hotel, right next

Nice little hotel, right next to Ponte Vecchio on one side and the Ufizzi Gallery on the other. Short walk to leather markets. Beautiful rooftop restaurant\bar with views to Arno river on one side and Il Duomo on the other. Would stay here again should we revisit Florence.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
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5
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5
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4
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5
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5
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5
5.01.0
Ronald
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Jun 5, 2009

A fine hotel with a great location

A fine hotel with a great location and an exceptional breakfast.

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5
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5
5.01.0
Einar
Not Provided
May 8, 2009

Excellent Hotel in the middle

Excellent Hotel in the middle of the City and very close to most tourist attractions. Good breakfast and superb roof terrase & bar.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
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4
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5
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5
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5
Review of Degli Orafi Hotel Florence

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5
5.01.0
Anonymous
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Jun 11, 2009

the hotel has an excellent location

the hotel has an excellent location as its near everything and its very suitable for lone travellers . The cleanliness is very good and the small details in the room that show elegance make the difference .The breakfast room with the high ceiling full of paintings which looks over the Arno river is very elegant and pleasant. The prices are quite high especially during the summer I will strongly recommend it

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
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5
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5
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5
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No rating
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5
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4
Review of Degli Orafi Hotel Florence

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5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
Apr 1, 2009

great hotel and perfect location.

great hotel and perfect location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
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5
Value:
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Review of Degli Orafi Hotel Florence

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5
5.01.0
Deborah
Not Provided
Aug 19, 2009

the room overlooked the Arno

the room overlooked the Arno river and was lovely with the bedroom upstairs and lounge and bathroom downstairs we had American breakfast which everything you could want plus the best pastries! I highly recommend this hotel and will definitely be returning

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
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5
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5
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5
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Review of Degli Orafi Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Seattle, WA
Jun 22, 2007

Excellent hotel

The Hotel Degli Orafi was a wonderful air-conditioned oasis, especially given the 100+ temp outside. Excellent location on the Arno and close to the Ponte Vecchio, next door to the Uffizi and the other famous sites. Excellent buffet breakfast. Knowledgeable and pleasant staff, all with good English skills. We would stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Degli Orafi Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
San Luis Obispo, CA
Jul 7, 2007

Luxury style hotel at reasonable price

Rooms were very nice, hotel service was friendly and accomodating, and breakfast (included) was excellent. Great location near the Ufizi and other Florence must see's. All members of our party were pleasantly surprised by the hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
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5
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5
Value:
5
Review of Degli Orafi Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Collierville
Aug 30, 2008

Wonderful location

The two-story apartment style room we were assigned was comfortable and roomy. It would have been wonderful for a longer stay. We were there just one night. It included a kitchenette and sitting room. The location in the heart of Florence was perfect, right next to the Uffizi on Ponte Vecchio. The breakfast room was beautiful and the meal sumptious.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

The bridge crossing the Arno, a block away, houses many fine jewelry and ceramic shops and affords a beautiful view of the Arno and downtown Florence.

Review of Degli Orafi Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
USA
Jul 20, 2007

A newly renovated place to stay in an old city

Hotel Degli Orafi was fabulous!!!! The rooms are so new and the bathroom was so clean. I stayed in a double, a single, and even rented out one of there luxury apartments...which were amazing and affordable. They provided a fuzzy bathrobe with slippers and there were flatscreen tvs in the room. I would definelty recommend to stay in any of the rooms at this hotel but it's worth to stay in one their luxury apartments! The staff was awesome and speak English, too. They called a cab for me which arrived in less than five minutes when I needed to go to the airport or train station. The terrace has a beautiful setting...I don't think you could get an affordable hotel with a terrace like Hotel Degli Orafi in Florence. You could relax, have a drink, and enjoy the view. You couldn't ask for a better location to Ponte Vecchio and Piazza Signoria. I am defintely going stay here on my next visit.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

It's one block away from the street that connects Ponte Vecchio and the Duomo...the popular road to stroll down.

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