An Italian gem in the heart of Florence, Helvetia & Bristol, part of the Starhotels Collection, delivers luxury and opulence on a grand scale. The hotel has been offering travellers from all over the world a luxury bolt-hole in Florence since the late 19th Century. Set between the fashion boutiques of Via de' Tornabuoni and the Piazza della Republica that has marked the centre of the city since Roman times, it couldn’t be better situated base for your stay in the Tuscan city. Take a short wander from the hotel through the centro historico and you will be struck by the artistic and architectural treasures of Firenze, such as the renaissance art of the Uffizi Gallery and the beautiful Ponte Vecchio bridge that crosses the Arno.
The hotel re-opened its doors in April 2019 after refurbishment. The décor embodies the merging of art and history that Florence possesses with its elegant and opulent atmosphere that dates back to the Renaissance. Each room is different and has been re-modelled with unique furnishings, antiques and are adorned with the finest Italian artisan fabrics. They are beautifully laid out, providing a comfortable and charming environment to relax in after experiencing the wonders of Florence.
Try a delicious cocktail from the Historia Bibendum bar, made by one of the master mixologists. The bar is the perfect spot to enjoy an aperitif before heading over to the hotel’s Historia Bibendum restaurant. The gourmet restaurant serves the finest Tuscan gastronomy. Get the full “Firenze Experience” and taste an array of dishes of the most delicious and authentic Tuscan delicacies, all sourced locally using the highest quality produce. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the magical ‘old world’ feel of this beautiful Tuscan city, Helvetia & Bristol offers this and much more.
Transfer time: approx. 30 minutes by private car from Florence Airport or approx. 1 hour 20 mins by bus & train or private car from Pisa Airport.