The Westin Excelsior, Florence

Florence, Italy
Neighborhood: Arno

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast for up to two in-room guests
  • $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full. To be utilized at Orum Bar and Orum Restaurant)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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PROPERTY SIZE: 171 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Classic
VIBE: Sophisticated
City Life Landmarks Wellness

The Westin Excelsior, Florence

Neighborhood: Arno
Address:
Piazza Ognissanti 3
Florence, 50123
Italy
Nearest Airport:
Peretola (FLR)
3 mi / 4 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Business Center
  • Children's Programs
  • Conference Facilities
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Services

  • Babysitting Services
  • Currency Exchange
  • House Safe
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Limousine Service
  • Room Service
  • Room Service 24-hours
  • Turndown Service
  • Wakeup Calls
  • Wedding Services


Recreation
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa

About Us

Seven centuries of Florentine history are connected with the Excelsior or rather on which it stands. The present hotel came into existence in 1927 from the merging of two neighboring hotels (De la Ville and Italie).
Centrally located on the banks of the Arno River, in the heart of the historic center, nearby the most famous works of art and elegant shopping streets, the Hotel Excelsior is just a few minutes from the main railway station and conveniently accessible from all parts of he city.
168 rooms, all with elegant, fine Italian marble bathrooms, including 15 Suites fully air conditioned with individual control.
Guestroom facilities: hair dryer, minibar, radio, color TV with international programmes via satellite, direct dial telephone, safety deposit boxes. Guest services: 24 hour valet service, fax, photocopying, multilingual concierge and reception desk staff, laundry/pressing same day service, garage with 100 parking places nearby open 24 hours (on request at charge), doctor and nurse on request, 24 hour room service.The new Rooftop Restaurant of the Westin Excelsior Florence, almost entirely made of glass, reopens its doors to Florence and its international crowd after twenty years. Its unique location provides the most breathtaking 360 degree view of the whole city over the rooftops, the churches and the bell towers with the River Arno and the Ponte Vecchio as background, all embraced by the picturesque hills of Tuscany. Open for lunch from 12.30 pm to 3:30 pm, and for dinner from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm. SE°STO On Arno Bar For those loving to socialize, a wide range of cocktails expertly mixed by head barman, is served on the stupendous terrace overlooking all Florence. The music concept highlights the truly exceptional setting and varies from modern lounge to Nu Jazz sound.
Hotel guests are welcome at the Ugolino Golf club (18 holes) approx. 15 Kms from hotel. Other sporting facilities nearby.
Specialty Suites: Belvedere Suite:- The Belvedere Suite is located on the top floor of the hotel. It has large terrace with a panoramic view of the Arno River and the city of Florence. The suite includes a combined bedroom and sitting area that is approximately 37 square meters. In the sitting area there is a sofa, armchairs, desk and chairs. The Suite has a king sized "Heavenly bed" which is an exclusive type of bed available only in Westin properties. The marble bathroom is around 13 square meters and has a separate walk-in shower and bathtub.
Grand Deluxe Suite- The Executive Suite is located either on the first or on the second floor of the hotel and has a small balcony. The Suite has a corner location with view of the Arno River and the Ognissanti square. The Suite is composed by a large bedroom and a separated sitting area and it is approximately 57 square meters large. In the sitting area there is a sofa, armchairs, a desk, chairs and TV. The Suite may have either king sized or twin "Heavenly beds".The marble bathroom is approximately 9 square meters and has a separate walk-in shower and bathtub.
Junior Suite with Arno river view- The Junior Suite with Arno River view consists of one bedroom and one sitting area not separated from the bedroom. The Junior Suite is approximately 25 square meters and the marble bathroom is approximately 9 square meters. Few bathrooms have separate walk in shower while other have only bathtub with handheld shower attachment. In the sitting area there are one sofa, armchairs and TV. The Junior Suite may have either king sized or twin "Heavenly Beds"
Junior Suite with city view- The Junior Suite with city view consists of one bedroom and one sitting area not separated from the bedroom. The Junior Suite is approximately 25 square meters and the marble bathroom is approximately 9 square meters. Few bathrooms have separate walk in shower while other have only bathtub with handheld shower attachment. In the sitting area there are one-sofa and armchairs. The Junior Suite may have either king sized be or twin "Heavenly Beds."

Best of the Best

A palace in the heart of the city, on the banks of the River Arno, The Westin Excelsior, Florence has witnessed seven centuries of the city's noble history — and has undergone a complete renovation. Marble and frescoes enfold you in a splendid Renaissance atmosphere, a truly exclusive Florence experience for the most discerning guests. Enjoy a striking view overlooking the whole of the city from the roof terrace SE STO, which is undeniably one of a kind. Award-winning Chef Matteo Lorenzini flawlessly fuses contemporary methods of preparing Mediterranean cuisine for an entirely tempting presentation.

Advisor Tip

Have a drink or a bite while taking in the stunning Florence skyline with views of both the River Arno and Brunelleschi's Dome. –Liz Matassa Excelsior, Minnesota

Location

Address
Piazza Ognissanti 3
Florence, 50123
Italy
Neighborhood
Arno
Nearest Airport
Peretola (FLR), 3 Miles / 4 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Deluxe

Deluxe

Upgrade: Premium

  • Non-Smoking

Premium

Premium

Upgrade: Premium Arno

  • Non-Smoking

Deluxe Arno

Deluxe Arno

Upgrade: Premium Arno

  • Non-Smoking

Premium Arno

Premium Arno

Upgrade: Junior Suite

  • Non-Smoking
Total 4 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
City Life, Landmarks, Wellness
Vibe Sophisticated
Room Style Classic
Number of Rooms 171
Check-In Time 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time 11:30 AM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures
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Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits
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Cancellation Policy
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Accepted Forms of Payment
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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast for up to two in-room guests
  • $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full. To be utilized at Orum Bar and Orum Restaurant)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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Did not stay here

By: Lou


Reviewed on: 18 Feb 2017

We did not stay here so I can't review it

Wow - Customer Service Plus

By: Bruce Woolley


Reviewed on: 17 May 2017

We had a great stay. Everyone at the front desk and concierge was very friendly and helpful. We were upgraded to a beautiful room and received a bottle of wine. The hotel is in a great location and serves a fabulous buffet breakfast. Well done staff!!
Travel Advisor:  Pam Scott