$127 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Oct 31, 2014 Check-out: Nov 3, 2014

Kraft Hotel Florence

4 stars
Via Solferino 2, Florence, 50123
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
31 reviews
convenient, clean, and well run

Stayed at this hotel twice over the last 2 years. First time with my wife and youngest daughter... See full review

  • jerikohill
  • Dec 14, 2013
Very pleasant stay in good location

A trip I will remember. The room was big and comfortable. See full review

  • Mark ffrom New York
  • May 26, 2014
Rooftop garden with pool in Florence's historic city center
This contemporary, eco-friendly four-star property sits on a quiet residential street in the historic city center. Rooms at the Hotel Kraft Florence are elegantly designed with antique adornments in the Maggiolini style, as well as modern conveniences. For the ultimate indulgence, enjoy a cocktail at the outdoor swimming pool located on the rooftop terrace. Savor views of Florentine rooftops, bell towers, and historic palaces. Close to the Theatre of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and a 10-minute walk to Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery.
Highlights
  • Prime location on a quiet residential street in the historic city center
  • Rooftop terrace swimming pool
  • Modern, energy-saving features make use of renewable sources
Rooms

Each of the 77 rooms at the Hotel Kraft Florence is contemporary and spacious. The interiors feature rich, warm tones and sleek, hardwood floors. Standard amenities include air conditioning, in-room safe, mini-bar, direct dial telephone, satellite and pay-per-view TV, Wi-Fi (fee applies), and a comprehensive toiletries kit in each private bathroom. Those opting for a superior room enjoy a balcony that overlooks Via Solferino Gardens, a quiet residential area in the historic center.

Features

Enjoy a rooftop terrace pool overlooking Florentine rooftops, bell towers, and historical palaces at the Kraft Hotel Florence. Find an indulgent retreat that seamlessly blends Tuscan style with contemporary amenities and conveniences.

Rooms are contemporary and spacious with in rich, warm tones. They include every modern amenity and convenience, ensuring a restful stay.

A professional staff makes every traveler's stay efficient and productive, while the hotel's location in a quiet residential area within the historical center is a strategic base for an extended Tuscan vacation.

The on-site Terrazza Rossini restaurant (open mid-April through mid-September) offers expertly prepared local dishes in a stylish setting, while the American Bar is the ideal venue for meeting friends or business colleagues while savoring local, Tuscan wines or artfully prepared cocktails.

Transportation
  • Florence Airport (5.6 mi/9.0 km)
  • Santa Maria Novella train station (walking: 0.5 mi/750 m)
Attractions
  • Medici Chappel (0.8 mi/1.2 km)
  • Duomo and Baptistry (0.8 mi/1.4 km)
  • Uffizi Gallery (0.9 mi/1.5 km)
Business
  • Three meeting rooms
  • A/V conveniences including microphone, overhead projector, screen, and flip chart
  • Wi-Fi (fees apply)
Policies and fees
NOTICE: Roof Garden and Panoramic  Pool will open on the 1st of April 2013.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

43.7746 11.2414
Area served
Florence, IT
Nearby airports
International Airport: Amerigo Vespucci at about 8 km distance from the hotel .
Area description
Situated in the quiet residential area of the historical center of Florence it boasts a wonderful terrace with hanging garden and outdoor swimming pool, (open from june to september )where you will joy an unforgettable panorama of Florence. Close to the Lungarni, the Theatre of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and to the more prestigious streets of the city. Other places of artistic interest in the neighbourhood are Santa Maria Novella church, the Cathedral, the Accademy Gallery, Piazza della Signoria with Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery.

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Kraft Hotel Florence Rooms

Standard Room
All rooms, differently decoreted and furnished, are equipped with frigobar, Audio and Video on demand, TV satellite, safe deposit boxes, telephone, hair dryer, INTERNET on TV and WI-FI connection.
Superior Room
All rooms, differently decoreted and furnished, are equipped with frigobar, Audio and Video on demand, TV satellite, safe deposit boxes, telephone, hair dryer, INTERNET on TV and WI-FI connection.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Solarium
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Santa Maria Novella Train station: 0.4 mi
  • Giardino Corsi: 0.4 mi
  • Church of Santa Maria Novella: 0.4 mi
  • Santa Maria Novela Basilica: 0.5 mi
  • Basilica Of San Lorenzo: 0.6 mi
  • Basilica di San Lorenzo: 0.6 mi
  • Medici Chapels (Cappelle Medicee): 0.6 mi
  • Museo di Palazzo Davanzati: 0.6 mi
  • Mercato Centrale: 0.7 mi
  • Piazza della Repubblica: 0.7 mi
  • Laurentian Library (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana): 0.7 mi
  • Pitti Palace: 0.7 mi
  • Giotto's Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto): 0.7 mi
  • Centro Storico: 0.7 mi
  • Piazza del Duomo: 0.7 mi
  • Santa Maria Novella Train station: 0.4 mi
  • Giardino Corsi: 0.4 mi
  • Church of Santa Maria Novella: 0.4 mi
  • Santa Maria Novela Basilica: 0.5 mi
  • Basilica Of San Lorenzo: 0.6 mi
  • Basilica di San Lorenzo: 0.6 mi
  • Medici Chapels (Cappelle Medicee): 0.6 mi
  • Museo di Palazzo Davanzati: 0.6 mi
  • Mercato Centrale: 0.7 mi
  • Piazza della Repubblica: 0.7 mi
  • Laurentian Library (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana): 0.7 mi
  • Pitti Palace: 0.7 mi
  • Giotto's Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto): 0.7 mi
  • Centro Storico: 0.7 mi
  • Piazza del Duomo: 0.7 mi
  • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore: 0.8 mi
  • Corridoio Vasariano: 0.8 mi
  • Duomo Museum (Museo dell'Opera del Duomo): 0.8 mi
  • Piazza della Signoria: 0.8 mi
  • Boboli Gardens: 0.8 mi
  • Uffizi Gallery (Galleria degli Uffizi): 0.8 mi
  • Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science: 0.8 mi
  • Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Bargello Museum): 0.9 mi
  • Galleria dell'Accademia: 0.9 mi
  • Museo di San Marco: 0.9 mi
  • Palazzo Vecchio: 1 mi
  • Piazza San Marco: 1 mi
  • Basilica di Santa Croce: 1.1 mi
  • Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico: 1.2 mi
  • Cimitero Delle Porte Sante: 1.4 mi
  • Piazzale Michelangelo: 1.4 mi
  • Giardino Della Gherardesca: 1.5 mi
  • Basilica di San Miniato al Monte: 1.6 mi
  • Museo Stibbert: 1.7 mi
  • Artemio Franchi Stadium: 2 mi
  • Fiesole: 3.4 mi
  • Baptistry (Battistero): 42.4 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
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 (31)

Ratings and reviews for Kraft Hotel Florence

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
31 out of 31
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.3
Location:
4.3
Value:
4.4

97% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Travelor in Italy
Chicago, Illinois
Jul 9, 2012

Excellent hotel

My wife and I spent two nights at the Kraft Hotel. Our experience was excellent: the rooms are comfortable and clean, the air conditioning works well, the staff is extremely helpful, the rooftop view is stunning, breakfast is ample, and there is free internet access. We also ate at the hotel's restaurant, which was outstanding. As to location, the Kraft is a 10-15 minute walk from the main tourist sights in Florence in a quiet neighborhood near the Arno. It is quite close to the Santa Maria Novella train station, a major transportation hub,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Virginia
Sep 30, 2010

Avoid

The rooms have huge air vents and during several times we could smell smoke. Staff was rude and indifferent. Bedding old and stained. Location is quiet but the rooms are not. We heard every door bang and could hear the conversations in the hall and from other rooms. Spend more and go with a better hotel. It ruined my stay in Florence. This is not a four star hotel. Not even two star.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
2
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Pelleas
Seoul, Kore
Aug 6, 2012

Good Hotel

A little bit far from the center of Firenze....(about 8 euros from Firenze S.N.M by taxi...15 minutes by walk..not easy with baggages) Parking is possible...there is a parking lot at the end of the street where the hotel is. Good facility, great breakfast. It was nice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

It is not recommended to go to the plaza of Michelangelo by foot...it is too far.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Washington DC
Aug 20, 2010

Hotel Kraft

The room and bathroom were big. Air conditioner worked well. Just a short walk to the center of the city. The pool was small but had a fantastic view of the city. If we come back we will stay here again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
oh what a sight
Florence, Italy
Jul 4, 2009

nice hotel but bring extra money

It was a nice hotel but everything extra cost money. The parking, the internet, etc. We swam at the small pool and drank at the roof top bar, which was very nice, but expensive.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

Go to the yellow bar. It is a great family style restraunt with home-made pasta that is pretty cheap for what you get. It is a must when in Florence.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Kazzy
Big Sur, CA
Dec 2, 2011

In tune with the perfection of the city

Extremely friendly and helpful staff. My room was small, but I was a single person and so it made sense--still it was comfortable, furnished charmingly, and with a great bathroom. The breakfasts are abundant. The walk to the main area for attractions is about 15 minutes, but I really liked being a bit away from all the bustle and walking along the river to the main area or strolling through the charming streets, with great shopping along the way. A wonderful haven in a spectacular city and I highly recommend it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Perdu
USA
Apr 6, 2013

Great Hotel

Overall this was a great hotel. It isn't a luxury hotel, but it was nice, well maintained, and spacious compared to many EU hotels we've stayed in. It' was an easy walk from the train station upon arrival, and a pleasant walk to the main sights we wanted to see, e.g. Duomo, David, Ponte Vecchio. Staff were very friendly, and spoke English(which is much appreciated, and should never be taken for granted when abroad). Only thing that could be improved was price, although it wasn't any "worse" than comparable hotels we looked at.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
san antonio, tx
Jun 13, 2009

good for the price

good restaurant close by. the restaurants recommended by the hotel staff was super.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
G$
Massachusetts
Jul 31, 2009

Staff is top notch

The staff at this hotel made the experience excellent. They were attentive, friendly professional and very helpful. Rooms were small, but that's typical. Considering the good price I think this hotel was top notch. Would stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Get awesome take out pizza from the Rotunda around the corner, take it back to the hotel and eat it with a bottle of Tuscan wine. Cheapest dinner option we had yet the most memorable.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
drt1120
Raleigh, NC
Nov 28, 2009

Very nice and inexpensive for Florence

We were able to find the hotel easily from the train station even at 7:00 pm. The staff was very nice and the food was great. At the breakfast buffet, they bring your coffee, espresso, or cappuccino to the table...which is made to order. We wished it was closer to the sites of Florence, but not terrible. Summer would be a better time to stay here to take advantage of the pool and roof garden.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

This hotel was close to shopping and antiques, but was quite a walk to some of the main Florence sites.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
kulas1
San Diego, CA, USA
Nov 9, 2011

Kraft Hotel is a keeper

The staff was awesome! Clean hotel, a contemporary lounge area. The rooftop bar/garden wqas already closed for this season, I can only imagine how great it would of been to sit up there with the amazing views of Firenze. My 19 yr. old and I stayed there for 4 nights. I will book again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
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