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On the banks of the Arno River, La Scaletta is a 15th-century building located between Florence's Ponte Vecchio bridge and Palazzo Pitti. Its rooftop terrace is open all year and offers panoramic views.

The bright rooms feature neutral colors and hardwood floors. All air-conditioned, they include an LCD TV, minibar and free Wi-Fi.

A continental buffet breakfast is available upon request. You can enjoy drinks and Tuscan cuisine at the hotel bar and restaurant. Meals are served on the terrace from May until September.

La Scaletta Hotel is just across the river from the Uffizi Gallery and 10 minutes by foot from Florence's cathedral, the Duomo. Santa Maria Novella Train Station is a 15-minute walk away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Hotel La Scaletta al Ponte Vecchio has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 5, 2007

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Florence, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

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

Breakfast Info

Italian, Buffet

Private parking available


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Consulate General of the Russian Federation – Florence
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  • Ponte Vecchio
    0.1 miles
  • Via Maggio
    0.1 miles
  • Pitti Palace
    0.1 miles
  • Consulate General of Brazil – Florence
    0.2 miles
  • Uffizi Gallery
    0.2 miles
  • Salvatore Ferragamo Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Via Dè Tornabuoni
    0.3 miles
  • Palazzo Vecchio
    0.3 miles
  • Piazza della Signoria
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant i 4 Leoni
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  • Cafe/Bar JT Cafè
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Top attractions
  • Strozzi Palace
    0.3 miles
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
    0.5 miles
  • Piazza del Duomo, Florence
    0.5 miles
  • Santa Maria Novella
    0.6 miles
  • Mercato Centrale
    0.7 miles
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
    0.7 miles
  • Accademia Gallery
    0.8 miles
  • Sant'Ambrogio Market
    0.8 miles
  • San Marco Church in Florence
    0.9 miles
  • The Mall Luxury Outlet
    11.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Arno
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Florence Airport
    3.5 miles
  • Pisa International Airport
    42.7 miles
  • Forlì Airport
    50.6 miles
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Amenities of Hotel La Scaletta al Ponte Vecchio
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Activities
  • Cooking class Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
Wired internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs EUR 35 per day.
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Hotel La Scaletta al Ponte Vecchio takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:00 AM - 11:00 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 4 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

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

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

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

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.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Hotel La Scaletta al Ponte Vecchio of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Bar is closed from Thu, Nov 01, 2018 until Tue, Apr 30, 2019

Bar is closed from Mon, Nov 01, 2021 until Sat, Apr 30, 2022

FAQs about Hotel La Scaletta al Ponte Vecchio

  • Guests staying at Hotel La Scaletta al Ponte Vecchio can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Italian
    • Buffet

  • Hotel La Scaletta al Ponte Vecchio offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Walking tours
    • Cooking class
    • Happy hour
    • Bike tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Room options at Hotel La Scaletta al Ponte Vecchio include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin/Double

  • Check-in at Hotel La Scaletta al Ponte Vecchio is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Hotel La Scaletta al Ponte Vecchio is 1,950 feet from the center of Florence.

  • The prices at Hotel La Scaletta al Ponte Vecchio may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel La Scaletta al Ponte Vecchio by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 30min