Just a few minutes from the downtown of Florence, the Hotel La Fortezza welcomes you in the fascinating atmosphere of a splendid nineteenth century villa equipped with the comforts of a 3 star hotel near the fairgrounds of the Fortezza da Basso (da Basso fortress). In a quiet and discreet residential area, rooms able to dose modernity and love for more classic things offer you a warm welcome transforming your stay in Tuscany into a truly special vacation.
TheHotel La Fortezza is well linked to the impressive congress and fair centre of Florence located inside the Fortezza da Basso. A surface of 100,000 square metres able to accommodate the Florence Gift Mart, the Mostra del Mercato Artigianale (Handicrafts Market Exhibition), the Eurocamper and other important events: the Fortezza da Basso is an impressive Medicean monument that, amongst bastions, turrets and galleries, has found in the city surroundings an important economical location. Piazza Duomo is dominated by the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, one of the most beautiful Gothic Renaissance churches of Europe whereby from its tops emerges the Brunelleschi dome; the presence of the Giotto bell tower, with the amazing polychrome marble statues, and the Battistero di San Giovanni (Baptistry of San Giovanni) make this square a fascinating place and a mandatory stop-over for everyone. Florenceis one of the art capitals of the world. In the famous Galleria degli Uffizi priceless works of art created by geniuses such as Botticelli, Raffaello, Caravaggio and Giotto are preserved. In the Galleria dell’Accademia, you will be left spellbound by the harmony of shapes expressed by Michelangelo’s David; at the Museo Nazionale del Bargello you will admire some absolute masterpieces of Tuscan sculpture.
Housed in the tranquillity of a nineteenth century villa a short distance from the magnificent downtown of Florence, the 38 rooms of the Hotel La Fortezza offer a comfort definitely superior to those of normal hotels with 3 stars. The sought after elements of the furniture gives the rooms a modern and welcoming style, particularly elegant as well. The rooms offer a seductive glance whereby the parquet floors and the decorated ceilings stand out together with a pleasant atmosphere of rooms equipped with Wi-fi internet, telephone, air conditioning, satellite TV, minibar and safe; some of the hotel’s floors even have smoking rooms.
The hotel has a modern breakfast room only.
In Florence the splendid XIX century villa that houses the Hotel La Fortezza is located in the central area of the city, right in front of the Fortezza da Basso (da Basso fortress). It is the ideal residence for guests that want to stay in the heart of Florence in total relaxation, surrounded by blooming gardens and by a precious tranquillity. The way towards the historic centre of the city that better represents the Italian Renaissance is fast and supported by an efficient public transportation that is also punctual; bus-stops that take to the central train station and piazza Duomo are only 50 metres from the hotel.