Desiree, Tuscany Italy
★ ★ ★
A small appealing option with a friendly homely ambience, in a handy spot for public transport and not too far from the sights either. Only occupies the second floor of the building – the remainder of the block houses other hotels and some offices – an old-fashioned lift offers its services.
Handsome traditional-style corner building with ornate stonework on facade and occasional protruding balcony – has some steps up to the communal entrance.
Property type: Hotel
Welcoming interior has plenty of traditional touches such as period furnishings, large paintings and stained glass windows in the corridors. Pleasant breakfast room has a small balcony with limited skyline views.
Area Type: ½ mile northwest of Piazza del Duomo, surrounded by similar properties on a city centre side street, around the corner from a coach station and the main train station. Shops, bars and restaurants are 150 yds away. The sights of the Ponte Vecchio Bridge are just under a mile away. Bus stop is 100 yds.
Map Ref: 58
- In-room facilities
- Air conditioning
- TV (English language)