$123 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 26, 2015 Check-out: Aug 27, 2015

Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

4 stars
View map of Via Borgo Pinti, 27, Florence, 50121

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
24 reviews
Florence break

Wonderful hotel it was my birthday while there i was presented with a bottle of champagne nice touch See full review

  • thomas c.
  • May 11, 2015
Perfect Location full of Italian charm.

Located a few minutes walk from the main attractions this very cool hotel is everything we wanted... See full review

  • CHRIS A.
  • Mar 10, 2015

Period décor, sculptures and original paintings converge to establish a nearly regal atmosphere for the Monna Lisa Hotel Florence, a premier four-star property in the historical city center. A member of the Special Hotels of the World, the hotel is staffed by a polished and professional team eager to assist with the smallest task.

Rooms

The 45 rooms at the Monna Lisa Hotel Florence are distinctly furnished, each unique in terms of layout and design, yet all sharing a common focus of establishing a tranquil and nurturing environment for guests. Antique furniture and period paintings blend seamlessly with the conveniences of the modern day, which include air conditioning, flat-screen satellite TV, mini bar, safe deposit box, hairdryer and a telephone in the bathroom.

Property features

Originally a convent, the Palace was purchased by the Marzichi Lenzi family in the 15th century, where it was kept as a Renaissance dwelling. Several centuries later, the Palace changed ownership and was transformed into a four-star hotel in 1956, retaining much of its original Florentine charge (terracotta floors, coffered ceilings), a richly decorated home bathed in elegance and charm.

Now a privileged member of the Special Hotels of the World, the Monna Lisa indulges its guests with every modern service and amenity while retaining all of its extraordinary Renaissance features, with a polished and professional staff eager to assist with the most minor task.

The hotel's 45 guest rooms are all distinct in layout and furnishings. Each room is an oasis of calm and serenity that nurtures and reinvigorates the weariest traveler.

A lush Italian garden offers the perfect setting in which to relax with a Tuscan wine or cocktail, while an onsite gym offers basic cardio and strength training circuits.

Highlights
  • Extraordinary history dating to the 15th century
  • Member of the Special Hotels of the World
  • Pampering staff delivers first-rate customer service
Nearby attractions
  • Michelangelo's David (.4 mi/.6 km)
  • Duomo and Baptistry (.4 mi/.6 km)
  • Uffizi Gallery (.6 mi/1 km)
  • Ponte Vecchio (.7 mi/1.2 km)
Business
  • Wi-Fi (fee applies)
  • 2 meeting rooms with multiple layout configurations
  • Audiovisual equipment rentals
  • Concierge
  • Parking (fees apply)
Transportation
  • Florence Airport (6.6 mi/10.7 km)
  • Santa Maria Novella train station (1.3 mi/2.1 km)

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Monna Lisa Hotel Florence Rooms

Standard Double Room
The Room offers 1 Double bed or 2 Twin beds with A/C, alarm clock, bathroom amenities, cable/satellite Tv, color TV, ensuite/private bathroom, hairdryer, heating, laundry service, mini bar, non-smokin rooms, pay TV, pay-per-view movies, room service, safe in room and telephone.

Amenities

General
Pet friendly
Dining
Room service
Accessibility
Accessible Rooms/Facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico: 0.1 mi
  • Palazzo Vecchio: 0.3 mi
  • Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Bargello Museum): 0.3 mi
  • Duomo Museum (Museo dell'Opera del Duomo): 0.3 mi
  • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore: 0.3 mi
  • Piazza del Duomo: 0.3 mi
  • Giotto's Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto): 0.4 mi
  • Galleria dell'Accademia: 0.4 mi
  • Centro Storico: 0.4 mi
  • Piazza della Signoria: 0.4 mi
  • Basilica di Santa Croce: 0.4 mi
  • Laurentian Library (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana): 0.4 mi
  • Museo di San Marco: 0.4 mi
  • Piazza della Repubblica: 0.4 mi
  • Uffizi Gallery (Galleria degli Uffizi): 0.5 mi
  • Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico: 0.1 mi
  • Palazzo Vecchio: 0.3 mi
  • Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Bargello Museum): 0.3 mi
  • Duomo Museum (Museo dell'Opera del Duomo): 0.3 mi
  • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore: 0.3 mi
  • Piazza del Duomo: 0.3 mi
  • Giotto's Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto): 0.4 mi
  • Galleria dell'Accademia: 0.4 mi
  • Centro Storico: 0.4 mi
  • Piazza della Signoria: 0.4 mi
  • Basilica di Santa Croce: 0.4 mi
  • Laurentian Library (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana): 0.4 mi
  • Museo di San Marco: 0.4 mi
  • Piazza della Repubblica: 0.4 mi
  • Uffizi Gallery (Galleria degli Uffizi): 0.5 mi
  • Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science: 0.5 mi
  • Medici Chapels (Cappelle Medicee): 0.5 mi
  • Piazza San Marco: 0.5 mi
  • Basilica di San Lorenzo: 0.5 mi
  • Mercato Centrale: 0.5 mi
  • Museo di Palazzo Davanzati: 0.5 mi
  • Corridoio Vasariano: 0.5 mi
  • Giardino Della Gherardesca: 0.6 mi
  • Pitti Palace: 0.6 mi
  • Piazzale Michelangelo: 0.7 mi
  • Santa Maria Novela Basilica: 0.7 mi
  • Church of Santa Maria Novella: 0.7 mi
  • Santa Maria Novella Train station: 0.7 mi
  • Basilica Of San Lorenzo: 0.8 mi
  • Boboli Gardens: 0.9 mi
  • Cimitero Delle Porte Sante: 0.9 mi
  • Basilica di San Miniato al Monte: 0.9 mi
  • Artemio Franchi Stadium: 1 mi
  • Giardino Corsi: 1.2 mi
  • Museo Stibbert: 1.6 mi
  • Fiesole: 2.9 mi
  • Baptistry (Battistero): 43.4 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
2:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

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.

Ratings and reviews for Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
24 out of 24
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.2

88% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
SSan
Riverside, CA
Jun 19, 2009

Great Place

All the staff was friendly and helpful. The room was nice, comfortable and roomy. The feel and ambiance of the hotel was great. Loved sitting outside in the garden to eat breakfast.Only one drawback-because its off the beaten path, had to call for taxi each time one was needed. It was walking distance to several points of interest.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Restaurant just down the street was excellent!

Review of Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
thomas c.
Business
N/A
May 11, 2015

Florence break

Wonderful hotel it was my birthday while there i was presented with a bottle of champagne nice touch

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
WAsilverfox
Business
Vancouver
Apr 6, 2015

Great well priced hotel

I was pleasantly surprised at how the hotel matched the online photos. It was so charming with many pieces of art and antiques through out the hotel. The location was central though complimentary guide maps were not necessarily oriented correctly. It was no problem though as Florence is a small town. The staff was most gracious and spoke English and several other languages. The guests were international and engaging. Breakfast was a nice buffet featuring a wide variety. Except for some street noise it was a wonderful place.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
CHRIS A.
Business
N/A
Mar 10, 2015

Perfect Location full of Italian charm.

Located a few minutes walk from the main attractions this very cool hotel is everything we wanted for our Renaissance city break. Will definately be back. The staff are fun and very helpful too!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
tamara h.
Business
MINNETONKA
Feb 13, 2015

great for solo traveler

great staff help. Terrific location close to everything and very quiet

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Alan H.
Business
N/A
Jan 22, 2015

In the heart of Florence

Located in the historic centre of Florence, 5 minutes' walk from the Duomo and set in a 15th-century building with a peaceful garden. Our room was clean, the staff attentive and pleasant, on arrival we were given a map with various places to visit marked on it. I found the hotel to be well managed and maintained. I would definitely go back and stay in the Mona Lisa next time in Florence.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

We found the receptionists knowledgeable about the local area.

Review of Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
elaperro
Business
Italy
Dec 5, 2014

Good hotel

Close to everything, very convenient, nice hotel. Staff was not very helpful, hard to get to by car. Parking its 22 Euros a night, too much and it's behind the hotel. I contacted the help desk to give me direction and said he could not do it over the phone, he should just tell me it was behind the hotel, I spend an hour just to come back twice and park. Hotel was nice over all. if you don't have a car, it is worth it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

convenient. close to everything.

Review of Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Miami Bridge Player
Business
Miami
Nov 27, 2014

Charming Former Palace Close to Duomo

This former palace is like being in an museum with antiques: oil paintings, the fabulous breakfast room with a huge leaded window wall. A 7 minute walk to Duomo, very helpful staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
B Shah
Business
New York, NY
Nov 20, 2014

Fantastic getaway

The hotel was beautiful and close to everything. The staff were very helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Rysa
Business
Missouri
Jul 15, 2014

Beautiful hotel great location welcoming staff

This hotel was beautiful, well appointed, and in a great location. The staff was very helpful and welcoming. The only issue we had was with the taxi driver who did not bring the large taxi as the hotel clerk requested. The breakfast was very nice including eggs, meats and cheeses. We would definitely stay there again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

Watch out for gypsies at the Florence train station. They are very aggressive. They grab your bags acting like they are trying to help you and either steal the bag or demand cash to give it back. They are dressed very well or sometimes in porter type outfits

Review of Monna Lisa Hotel Florence

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Toby the travler
Business
Us
Jun 17, 2014

Great Hotel, service and location

We had a great stay. The location was great and the rooms each were different and beautiful. magical place and a GREAT breakfast

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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