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Located on the banks of River Arno in Florence's historic Piazza Ognissanti, The Westin Excelsior, Florence offers luxurious rooms and suites, many overlooking the river and the Oltrarno area. Ponte Vecchio is 2,950 feet away.

Air-conditioned rooms at the Excelsior feature stylish furniture and Carrara-marble bathrooms. Each room offers a Westin Heavenly Bed® and a 32" plasma-screen TV with a multilingual program selection and a digital jukebox.

A varied buffet breakfast is provided daily in the elegant Sala Caminetto hall. During the day you can relax with a drink on one of the hotel's terraces with city views. For dinner you can enjoy the Mediterranean cuisine of the executive chef and his staff.

You can book spa treatments and make use of the wellness center at a partner hotel located opposite the property.

The 5-star Westin Excelsior is 1,650 feet from Santa Maria Novella Train Station and a short walk from the historical center. It is surrounded by some of city's most popular restaurants and designer boutiques.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

The Westin Excelsior, Florence has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 17, 2005
Hotel chain/brand: Westin

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Florence, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Breakfast Info

Continental, American, Buffet

Private parking available


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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Ognissanti
    0 miles
  • Consulate General of France – Florence
    0 miles
  • Rucellai Palace
    0.2 miles
  • Santa Maria Novella
    0.3 miles
  • Cappella Brancacci
    0.3 miles
  • Via Dè Tornabuoni
    0.3 miles
  • Consulate General of the United States – Florence
    0.3 miles
  • Strozzi Palace
    0.3 miles
  • Salvatore Ferragamo Museum
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Ponte Vecchio
    0.5 miles
  • Mercato Centrale
    0.5 miles
  • Pitti Palace
    0.5 miles
  • Piazza del Duomo, Florence
    0.6 miles
  • Uffizi Gallery
    0.6 miles
  • Accademia Gallery
    0.7 miles
  • San Marco Church in Florence
    0.8 miles
  • Sant'Ambrogio Market
    1.1 miles
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
    1.1 miles
  • The Mall Luxury Outlet
    11.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Lago di Bilancino
    23.6 miles
Public transit
  • Train Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Florence Airport
    3.1 miles
  • Pisa International Airport
    42.5 miles
  • Forlì Airport
    50.6 miles
How to get to The Westin Excelsior, Florence from Florence Airport
    Taxi
    Parking available
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Se·sto On Arno Restaurant

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Westin Excelsior, Florence
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Activities
  • Live music/Performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Cooking class Off-site
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights Off-site Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and costs EUR 4 per hour.
Parking
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 55 per day.
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • 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
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Paid WiFi
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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House rules The Westin Excelsior, Florence takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

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

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

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 3 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+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 80 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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

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

Groups

When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express The Westin Excelsior, Florence accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that access to the wellness center comes at a surcharge.

When booking a Non-Refundable Rate, please make sure that the name on the credit card used for the booking corresponds to the guest staying at the property. Otherwise, a third-party authorization by the cardholder must be submitted when booking. Please note that the credit card used for the booking must be shown at check-in.

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

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.

Please inform The Westin Excelsior, Florence 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.

FAQs about The Westin Excelsior, Florence

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Westin Excelsior, Florence (subject to availability):

    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking

  • Check-in at The Westin Excelsior, Florence is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at The Westin Excelsior, Florence may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Westin Excelsior, Florence has 1 restaurant:

    • Se·sto On Arno Restaurant

  • The Westin Excelsior, Florence is 2,300 feet from the center of Florence.

  • Room options at The Westin Excelsior, Florence include:

    • Double

  • Guests staying at The Westin Excelsior, Florence can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Westin Excelsior, Florence by:

    • Taxi 15min

  • The Westin Excelsior, Florence offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Tennis court
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Cooking class
    • Bike tours
    • Back massage
    • Movie nights
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Neck massage
    • Live music/Performance
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Fitness