Located in Duomo, Hotel California is adjacent to Accademia Gallery and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower. This 49-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, a restaurant, and a rooftop terrace. San Lorenzo Church and Florence Baptistery are also a short walk from this Florence hotel.


Free continental breakfast is included with your stay. Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service.


Hotel California's 49 rooms are air-conditioned and provide refrigerators, free bottled water, and safes. TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include phones and desks.

Property features

Guests of Hotel California enjoy a rooftop terrace, WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. You can take advantage of discounted offsite parking, along with an airport shuttle for a fee. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include express check-in and express check-out.


  • Walking distance to Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower and Accademia Gallery
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Onsite dining
  • Rooftop terrace

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in Florence's historic center, Hotel California is situated on the second floor of a restored, centuries-old building. Original Renaissance-era frescoes, ornamentation, and stucco work can be found in the public areas and some of the guestrooms. Michelangelo's David can be found in the Galleria dell'Accademia, just down the street.

The Florence hotel serves a complimentary Continental breakfast, which guests can enjoy in the courtyard. The onsite restaurant serves Italian cuisine for dinner and offers alfresco dining (reservations required). Cocktails and wine are served in the rooftop bar. Room service is available 24 hours a day. An Internet kiosk (surcharge) is in the lobby, and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge in public areas. The hotel offers a patio, express check-in and check-out, a safety-deposit box at the front desk, a roof terrace, dry cleaning/laundry service, and a meeting/conference room.

Parking is available nearby for a fee. Guests can request a roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge, advance notice required).

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 49 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Express check-out 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • One meeting room 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Restaurant 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Offsite parking reservations required 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( EUR 10.00 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( EUR 10.00 per 24-hour period )


Offsite parking discounted rates available, Offsite parking reservations required

Room Amenities

Hotel California offers 49 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Florence hotel provides wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Spring Break deposit: EUR 30 per night (for guests under 12 years old)
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.50 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: EUR 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: EUR 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport. Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 3 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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