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Hotel Balestri faces the Arno River in central Florence. Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery are a quarter mile away. It features a roof terrace with lovely city views.

Rooms are elegantly furnished, air-conditioned and offer satellite TV. They include a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Some have a balcony, and some offer views of the Arno River.

The hotel’s public spaces are decorated in a classic style with antique furniture. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar, where light snacks are available.

The front desk is open 24 hours a day and can provide information about tourist and cultural activities in and around Florence.

The Balestri Hotel is a 10 minute walk from Florence Cathedral, and one mile from Santa Maria Novella Train Station.

This is our guests' favorite part of Florence, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Balestri - WTB Hotels has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sept 25, 2004

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Florence, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, American, Buffet


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Single Room
  • 1 twin bed
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Superior Double or Twin Room
  • 2 twin beds
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  • 1 queen bed
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Junior Suite
  • 1 sofa bed and 1 queen bed
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Superior Triple Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
Family Room
  • 2 queen beds
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Double Room with Balcony
  • 2 twin beds
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  • 1 queen bed
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Junior Suite with Balcony
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Deluxe Apartment -Separate Building
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

This is Florence's famous center, where glories of the Renaissance like Michelangelo's David, Botticelli's Birth of Venus, and Brunelleschi's famous dome can be admired in pristine condition.

What's nearby
  • Uffizi Gallery
    0.1 miles
  • Franco Zeffirelli Foundation
    0.2 miles
  • Palazzo Vecchio
    0.2 miles
  • Consulate General of Germany – Florence
    0.2 miles
  • Piazza della Signoria
    0.2 miles
  • Bargello National Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Basilica di Santa Croce
    0.2 miles
  • Ponte Vecchio
    0.2 miles
  • Dante's House
    0.3 miles
  • Church of Orsanmichele
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Strozzi Palace
    0.4 miles
  • Pitti Palace
    0.4 miles
  • Piazza del Duomo, Florence
    0.4 miles
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
    0.5 miles
  • Sant'Ambrogio Market
    0.5 miles
  • Accademia Gallery
    0.7 miles
  • Santa Maria Novella
    0.7 miles
  • Mercato Centrale
    0.7 miles
  • San Marco Church in Florence
    0.8 miles
  • The Mall Luxury Outlet
    11.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Arno
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Florence Airport
    3.7 miles
  • Pisa International Airport
    43 miles
  • Forlì Airport
    50.3 miles
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Amenities of Hotel Balestri - WTB Hotels
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 48 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
3 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
€ 25 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 50 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

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The fine print

When booking more than 5 rooms, different conditions and additional supplements may apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Hotel Balestri - WTB Hotels

  • Room options at Hotel Balestri - WTB Hotels include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Apartment

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Balestri - WTB Hotels by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 30min

  • Hotel Balestri - WTB Hotels offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hotel Balestri - WTB Hotels (subject to availability):

      • Parking
      • Electric vehicle charging station

    • Check-in at Hotel Balestri - WTB Hotels is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

    • Hotel Balestri - WTB Hotels is 1,950 feet from the center of Florence.

    • Guests staying at Hotel Balestri - WTB Hotels can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • American
      • Buffet

    • The prices at Hotel Balestri - WTB Hotels may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.