Booking a suite of this 4-star hotel in central Florence means entering the heart of the city, getting to know its historical roots. Our hotel bears the name of one of the old owners of the building, Filippo Brunelleschi, a wonderful Renaissance artist author of the Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore.
The very Torre della Pagliazza (541-544 AD), a unique building in the whole Tuscan capital and symbol of the hotel, is one of the remotest buildings within the city walls and today houses the Pagliazza Tower Suite on the third and fourth floor, a conference hall for business meetings on the second floor, the Gourmet Restaurant Santa Elisabetta on the first floor, and the Osteria Pagliazza on the ground floor.
Let yourself be accompanied by the concierge at the Museo della Pagliazza among the archaeological finds discovered during the excavations in the basement of the Torre della Pagliazza and you will be able to study closely a Roman “calidarium”, a hammam used in ancient times for the sauna. You will also admire fragments from the Roman era and a Renaissance collection of Montelupo ceramics.
The luxurious lobby of the boutique hotel in the centre of Florence is located where once stood the church of San Michele, known as “in Palchetto”.
In recent years, the hotel has been completely renovated to become more and more welcoming and comfortable for the guests, respecting and enhancing the ancient and fascinating building:
– Hotel facade
– Main glass staircase
– Gourmet Restaurant Santa Elisabetta
– Tower Bar
– Furnishing of common areas
– New Suites
– Restructuring of the lobby and reception, breakfast hall, meeting halls, and lifts
– Opening of outdoor spaces dedicated to catering services
The past and modern season find at Hotel Brunelleschi a common centre, a hotel with 4 prestigious stars capable of preserving the signs of older eras and modernizing them in an atmosphere of charm. Situated in a romantic location, close to Piazza Duomo and to the most popular monuments, this hotel will be for you a sensual entrance to Florentine life at night as well as during the day. Our concierge will introduce you to the museums, events, and surroundings to visit.
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