Helvetia & Bristol

This most central of Florence’s luxury addresses was the city’s leading hotel in the 19th century, and guest rooms and lounges still exude an opulent turn-of-the-20th-century air. The bright and refreshing small Winter Garden bar, with trailing ivy and a splashing fountain, doubles as the breakfast room. The location, opposite the Strozzi and a few […]

This most central of Florence’s luxury addresses was the city’s leading hotel in the 19th century, and guest rooms and lounges still exude an opulent turn-of-the-20th-century air. The bright and refreshing small Winter Garden bar, with trailing ivy and a splashing fountain, doubles as the breakfast room. The location, opposite the Strozzi and a few paces from Via de’ Tornabuoni, could hardly be better for a shopping- and culture-fueled visit.

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