Via Del Giglio 5, Santa Maria Novella, 50123 Florence, Italy –
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The hotel is situated where once the first medieval city walls were built between 1173 and 1175. In 1284 the municipality decided to move the existing walls further from the centre, building much bigger ones which enclosed the new inhabited areas which overflowed outside the old walls. Works finished in 1333 and the old walls were knocked down. In there place new buildings grew with the stones from the walls and among these was the building where Hotel Nizza now is. Further research in still in course but it is certain that in 1800 several monks amongst which the renowned Bernardino Bambi, lived here. In our breakfast room you can see an engraved marble stone found during recent restoration, which testimonies to the fact. It is to be presumed that hospitality has always been the primary function for this building since this land outside the city walls was probably property of the Santa Maria Novella church. The building became what we consider in modern times "a hotel" in 1911. This has been confirmed by Florence's Chamber of Commerce in a document of 1924 found recently among old papers in an attic.
Area Info –
- Santa Maria Novella 0.1 miles
- Santa Maria Maggiore 0.1 miles
- Cappelle Medicee 0.1 miles
- The Market of San Lorenzo 0.2 miles
- Via Dè Tornabuoni 0.2 miles
- Strozzi Palace 0.2 miles
- Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower 0.2 miles
- Florence Baptistry 0.2 miles
- Belltower by Giotto 0.2 miles
- Santa Maria Novella Train Station 0.2 miles
Most Popular Landmarks
- Piazza della Signoria 0.4 miles
- Palazzo Vecchio 0.4 miles
- Ponte Vecchio 0.4 miles
- Pitti Palace 0.6 miles
- Convent of San Marco 0.6 miles
- Sant'Ambrogio Market 0.8 miles
- The Mall Luxury Outlet 11.7 miles
- Piazza Matteotti 13.6 miles
- BARBERINO DESIGNER OUTLET 14.8 miles
Restaurants & Markets
- Bar Cafe/Bar 0 miles
- Conad Supermarket 0 miles
- Mercato Centrale San Lorenzo Market 0.1 miles
- Ostaria dei Cento Poveri Restaurant 0.3 miles
- Peretola Airport 3.2 miles
- Galileo Galilei Airport 42.7 miles
- Guglielmo Marconi Airport 52.3 miles
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Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Food & Drink
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 26 per day.
- Daily Housekeeping
- Concierge Service
- Baggage Storage
- Fax/Photocopying (additional charge)
- Tour Desk
- Air Conditioning
- All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
- Soundproof Rooms
- Family Rooms
- Non-Smoking Rooms
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2:30 PM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years are charged EUR 5 per night in a crib.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
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