Helvetia And Bristol Hotel - Florence

Via Dei Pescioni, 2, Florence, Italy, 50123  show map
 5 stars
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Helvetia And Bristol Hotel - Florence

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

EUR 50 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Editorial review:

This beautiful hotel is peaceful and quiet. It's a former townhouse and dates back to the 19th century. It's in walking distance to almost all the main attractions, the rooms are great, and the hospitality is top-notch.

Verified Reviews:

  • First rate service - 40 euro a day to park - Nice bar - Restaurant dissapointing
  • Easy walk to the duomo - Close to the train station - Great view - Wifi- €18 per day
  • Great location - Central to everything - No fitness center or spa - Overpriced
  • Room was clean - Bathroom was large - Beds were so comfortable - Staff was very polite
  • Great hotel - Gorgeous room - Great ac - Terrific breakfast - Highly recommend

Overview

Helvetia And Bristol boasts ideal positioning at a close distance to Museo Enrico Caruso, Museum of the Cenacolo di San Salvi and La Dolce Vita, offering 67 rooms and a winter garden, a nightclub and a library. The hotel's antique building set in the center of Florence was completely refurbished in 2007.

The intimate hotel is placed in a prestigious area, a short walk from a gallery, a museum and a cathedral. The city center is 1 km away from the hotel.

Within walking distance of Tornabuoni district with bars and restaurants.

Helvetia And Bristol can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Peretola airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of non-smoking rooms, including Standard Family Double Room, Standard Junior Suite and Deluxe Triple Room appointed with a stereo system, high-speed internet, a private safe, a work desk and satellite TV. The rooms have a magnificent view over the terrace. The rooms are furnished with refined wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

The 24-hour restaurant amazes guests with special international dishes in a comfortable atmosphere. The splendid bar serves a selection of coffee and cocktails. Serving both food and drinks, Hostaria Bibendum and Giacosa are situated around 50 meters from the property.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 26 per person per night. 

Services

A tour desk, a safe deposit box and a hairdresser together with a photocopier, a meeting room and a business corner are offered.

Relax

Helvetia And Bristol provides guests with a game room, babysitting and cots for their children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 50 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   67.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Game room
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi
  • Theater
  • Library
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Video
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  2 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Via Dei Pescioni, 2, Florence, Italy, 50123

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City Center
  • Florence
    300 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    600 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Da il Latini (cuisine: Italian)
    230 m
  • Obika Mozzarella Bar, Tornabuoni (cuisine: Italian)
    70 m
Parks
  • Giardino Bardini
    550 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    67

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Rooms and availability

Helvetia And Bristol photos Room Junior Suite Royal
Junior Suite Royal
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Spacious Junior Suite with a large sitting area has luxurious period furniture. Marble bathroom with Jacuzzi.

Helvetia And Bristol photos Room Suite Royal
Suite Royal
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Located on the fifth floor,This is the most prestigious Suite. Attic style decoration, high ceilings. Combine classic elegance and contemporary comfort as well as a unique privilege. Marble bathroom with Jacuzzi, second guest toilette.

Helvetia And Bristol photos Room Executive Double
Executive Double
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Luxurious room with classic period furniture. It has a King size bed, a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Helvetia And Bristol photos Room Classic Room
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Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 30 m²
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  • Air conditioning
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Elegance and style that distinguished Florentine aristocracy: antique furniture, 17th century paintings on the wall, fine fabrics and timeless atmosphere. It has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Room facilities
    Helvetia And Bristol photos Room Superior Room
    Classic Double
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 30 m²
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    • Air conditioning
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    Enjoyed the beauty of vintage ambiences enhanced with contemporary touches and, of course, all the modern comforts. It has a Queen size bed, practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

    Room facilities
      Helvetia And Bristol photos Room Deluxe Room
      Deluxe Double
      Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
      Size: 30 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Spacious room offers a sleeping area with a King size bed and a cozy sitting area. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

      Room facilities
        Helvetia And Bristol photos Room Junior Suite
        Junior Suite Executive
        Bed type: Twin beds
        Size: 40 m²
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Large Junior Suite with a King size bed and a small sitting area. Luxurious period furniture, marble bathroom with Jacuzzi.

        Room facilities
          Helvetia And Bristol photos Room Premium Suite
          Junior Suite Deluxe
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          Junior Suite with a sitting area and a King size bed. Luxurious period furniture, marble bathroom with Jacuzzi.

          Helvetia And Bristol photos Room Classic Suite
          Suite Deluxe
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          Spacious Suite with a King size bed and a separate living room. Unique period furniture, marble bathroom with Jacuzzi.

          Helvetia And Bristol photos Room Executive Suite
          Suite Executive
          Size: 50 m²
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Shower
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          Spacious Suite with a King size bed and a separate sitting room. Unique period furniture, marble bathroom with Jacuzzi.

          Room facilities
            Helvetia And Bristol photos Room Panoramic Suite
            Royal Double
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            Spacious room offers luxurious period furniture. It has a sleeping area with a King size bed and a cozy sitting area. Marble bathroom with Jacuzzi.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Helvetia And Bristol Hotel - Florence Florence location
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            Hotel Address:

            Via Dei Pescioni, 2, Florence, Italy, 50123

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Florence
              300 m
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
              600 m
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Da il Latini (cuisine: Italian)
              230 m
            • Obika Mozzarella Bar, Tornabuoni (cuisine: Italian)
              70 m
            Parks
            • Giardino Bardini
              550 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  12 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  2 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of floors:
              5
            • Number of rooms:
              67

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            Best Family Hotels in Italy

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Strozzi Palace - 100 m
            • Duomo - S.Maria del Fiore - - 200 m
            • Duomo Area - 200 m
            • Santa Maria Novella - 300 m

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 200 m

            Places of interest

            • Die verzwickteste Wegeskreuzung der Welt - 100 m
            • Via Dè Tornabuoni - 100 m
            • Baptisterio - 200 m
            • Catedral de Santa María del Fiore - 300 m

            Amusement

            • Odeon - 100 m
            • River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival - 100 m
            • Cinema Gambrinus CineHall - 100 m

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Via Dè Tornabuoni - 100 m
            • Santa Maria Maggiore - 100 m
            • Florence Baptistry - 200 m
            • Belltower by Giotto - 200 m

            Historical sites

            • Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) - 200 m
            • Il Ponte Vecchio - 200 m
            • Piazza della Signoria - 200 m

            Museums

            • Palazzo strozzi - 100 m

            Local attractions

            • Museo Enrico Caruso - 1.8 km
              Via di Bellosguardo 54, Lastra a Signa
            • Stibbert Museum - 2.3 km
              via F. Stibbert, 26, Florence
            • La Dolce Vita - 2.4 km
              Via Giovanni Boccaccio 29\a, Certaldo
            • Roman Theater and Civic Museum - 2.0 km
              Via Portigiani 1, Fiesole
            • Museo Stibbert - 2.3 km
              Via Stibbert, 26, Florence

            Near the hotel

            • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - 330 m
              via della Canonica, 1, Florence
            • Museo di Palazzo Davanzati - 170 m
              Via Porta Rossa, 13, Florence
            • Museo Marino Marini - 190 m
              Piazza San Pancrazio, Florence
            • Museo Salvatore Ferragamo - 230 m
              Via dei Tornabuoni 2, Florence
            • Uffizi Gallery - 510 m
              Piazzale degli Uffizi 6, Florence
            • Santa Maria Maggiore - 160 m
              Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore, Florence
            • Church of Santa Trinita - 200 m
              Piazza Santa Trinita, Florence

            Restaurants nearby

            • Da il Latini - 230 m

              Address: Via Palchetti 6/r
              Phone: +39 055 210916

              76% likes this, based on 1871 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: GBP 20 - GBP 78

            • Hard Rock Cafe Florence - 120 m

              Address: Via Brunelleschi 1
              Phone: +39 (0)55 2670499

              62% likes this, based on 619 reviews

            • Hostaria Bibendum - 50 m

              Address: Via dei Pescioni, 2
              Phone: +39 055 2665620

              71% likes this, based on 42 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
              Price Range: GBP 36 - GBP 47

            • Obika Mozzarella Bar, Tornabuoni - 70 m

              Address: Via de' Tornabuoni 16
              Phone: +39 055 2773526

              70% likes this, based on 407 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: GBP 12 - GBP 23

            • Trattoria Marione - 150 m

              Address: Via della Spada 27R
              Phone: (+39) 055 214756

              61% likes this, based on 867 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  12 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  2 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of floors:
              5
            • Number of rooms:
              67

            Hotel Awards

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            Best Family Hotels in Italy

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            Helvetia And Bristol Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Helvetia And Bristol

            Average guest rating

            8.0out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 43 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Couple
              8.2

              Center of the beautiful city, nice small hotel, not very cheap, but wort to stay in it. If you come by car, ask taxi driver to go there and follow him, Almost imposible to find tha way on your own.

              Valet parking closed until 7 am. I had my flight earlier. Hotel helped me to deliver car to Avis and sent my belongings from car to me, but generally it is not acceptable.

            • Older travelers
              4.6

              The location is exelent

              Smell coming from the kitsen all time. The "window" was opening dificult and was looking on a small aley full with masinery!!! Dark and depresing. Also the parking was overpriced. 40 euro per night

            • Group of friends
              8.8

              Terrific staff throughout hotel

              Noisy room at night, my wife had very little sleep at all! Unable to use iron/ironing board to press clothes

            • Family with children
              5.4

              Situation

              The room was cold and small,the breakfast was very simple.

            • Single
              9.6

              Typical decoration, helpful staff

              Sometimes the old facility works not so good, big noisy

            • Single
              10.0

              excellent location, extremely friendly staff. great restaurant inside the hotel - this is truly hidden gems.

              none. this will be my hotel to stay in Florence as i make my annual trip there.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Helvetia And Bristol Hotel - Florence Florence location
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            Hotel Address:

            Via Dei Pescioni, 2, Florence, Italy, 50123

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Florence
              300 m
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
              600 m
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Da il Latini (cuisine: Italian)
              230 m
            • Obika Mozzarella Bar, Tornabuoni (cuisine: Italian)
              70 m
            Parks
            • Giardino Bardini
              550 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  12 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  2 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of floors:
              5
            • Number of rooms:
              67

            Hotel Awards

            ItalianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFlorenceHelvetia And Bristol

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in Italy

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