Continentale Contemporary Pleasing, Tuscany Italy
★ ★ ★ ★
Vibrant, upmarket arty property where the young and trendy should feel at home. Suits those seeking to be pampered with modern comforts in a relaxing ambience that manages to completely escape the hustle and bustle with the attractions of old Florence on its doorstep. The rooftop deck is a delight offering fine city and river views.
Well-maintained modern building brought to life by incorporating a stone medieval tower on one corner. It has a street level main entrance up a quieter side road.
Property type: Hotel
The ultra-modern interior is geared towards ultimate comfort, with a relaxing ambience portrayed with the use of light wooden flooring, modern bed-style chaises-longues and a few candles. The lounge areas have sociable bench-style seating festooned with soft cushions – even the large glass-fronted lift has a corner-sofa begging to be sat on.
An appealing wood-decked roof terrace boasts impressive city views and is used as a summer bar area.
Area Type: 650 yds south of Piazza del Duomo, right in the thick of the action overlooking the River Arno, beside the Ponte Vecchio Bridge, with tourists shops, bars and restaurants in immediate vicinity. The main train station is 950 yds away.
Map Ref: 95
- Main Bar
- Public facilities
- Fitness room/gym
- Internet terminal(s)
- WiFi Access
- In-room facilities
- Air conditioning
- Room(s) for disabled
- TV (English language)