The hotel was built in 1955 and is the largest facility in the city of Florence. Amenities include wireless Internet access, Internet point, private garage parking (surcharge), three restaurants, a lounge bar, conference center "Il Globo", boutique, laundry service, concierge, transfer from/to the airport (for a fee), terrace bar for smokers and car/bicycle rental.
The Grand Hotel Mediterraneo has 331 spacious rooms, bright and furnished to ensure maximum comfort. They have air conditioning, internet access, mini bar stocked, safe-box, work desk, parquet or carpet, satellite TV and direct dial telephone. Bathrooms feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. There are rooms completely anti allergy, certified Filterqueen.
The Grand Hotel Mediterraneo is located in Santa Croce area, just outside the ZTL. Nearby there are Via Gioberti (for shopping), Piazzale Michelangelo, Arno River with bike paths to reach the center and Piazza Santa Croce. The station Santa Maria Novella is within twenty minutes. The airport is about 9 km from the hotel.