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Located in Oltrarno within a short walk of Piazzale Michelangelo, Villa La Vedetta is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Ponte Vecchio. This 5-star hotel has 18 guestrooms and offers conveniences like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Located in central Florence, the hotel is also near Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower and Basilica of Santa Croce.

Dining

Free 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. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.

Rooms

Villa La Vedetta's 18 soundproofed rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer jetted tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Other amenities include safes, phones, and desks.

Property features

Villa La Vedetta offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a rooftop terrace. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available on request). Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a library.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 28 November 2016 to 28 February 2017 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Dining venue
The property is closed between 15 January and 1 March.
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Room Amenities

Villa La Vedetta offers 18 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include jetted bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Jetted bathtub 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Individually decorated 
  • LCD TV 

Hotel Amenities

On warm days, guests can sun themselves on the terrace with its expansive views of Florence, enjoy a long drink under the gazebo bar and cool off in the azure swimming pool or jetted tub. Guests can also order a picnic basket from reception and find a secluded spot to lunch in the lush 96,875 square foot (9,000 square meter) gardens that slope down towards the river Arno and are filled with olive trees.

A complimentary local area shuttle service is at guests' disposal, and can be phoned for the return journey. An airport shuttle is also available on request (surcharge). During winter months, guests can read the complimentary newspapers or browse the library by the glow of the lobby fireplace.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 18 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Library 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • One meeting room 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Spa tub 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Garden 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Where to Eat

Villa La Vedetta - Guests can enjoy contemporary cuisine prepared with fresh produce, together with a wide selection of different wines from the walk-in cellar. Romantic decor enhanced by pristine white and creamy ivory tones with modernised antique armchairs, soft drapes and evening candlelight. Large glass doors open out onto the garden.

Bar and Lounge - Clean, contemporary decor is enhanced by a honey-coloured onyx bar and caramel leather banquettes. Guests can unwind with an expertly-mixed cocktail to the subtle sounds of lounge music.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Hotel Policies

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.

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 5 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.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 65 per person (one way)
  • Pet fee: EUR 30 per pet, per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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. Children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Hotel Name

  • Villa Vedetta
  • Villa Vedetta Florence
  • Villa Vedetta Hotel
  • Villa Vedetta Hotel Florence
  • Boutique Hotel La Vedetta
  • Hotel La Vedetta
  • Villa La Vedetta Hotel Florence

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 30 per pet, per day


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