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Helvetia & Bristol

Helvetia & Bristol, Tuscany Italy

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Elegant, atmospheric property which has been hotel since 1894. Interior is suitably grand with ornate fittings. Attractive restaurant has a streetside exterior terrace and the winter garden room is used for breakfasts in the winter season.

On a relatively peaceful side street in the centre near the Palazzo di Strozzo. Close to the major cultural attractions and upmarket shops and boutiques.

Popular with

Appeals discerning mature couples and individuals wanting an upmarket, homely and professional choice in the historic centre. Mainly American guests with the odd Russian and South American.

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Location

On a narrow side street with old buildings, surrounded by upmarket shopping boutiques. Just metres from the impressive archway of the Piazza della Repubblica, Palazzo Srozzi and the church of Santa Maria Novella. A fair selection of streetside restaurants are on the surrounding streets.

City

Just a short walk to the cathedral, 200 metres away, in the centre of the city. The main train station is a 10-minute walk (500 metres) away where there is also a bus station and taxi rank.

Pool

No public exterior areas at the property.

Leisure & Entertainment

No organised entertainment or activities.

Access & Mobility*

Two specially adapted disabled rooms with fully-adapted bathrooms.

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Key Points

 

  • Short walk to the cathedral, 200m away
  • Grand interiors
  • Historic hotel dating back to 1894
  • Streetside exterior terrace
  • Impressive winter garden room
  • Peaceful side street location in historic area

 

 

Facilities
Public Facilities

  • Internet Terminal
  • Wifi Free
  • Wifi Chargeable

In-room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar Fridge
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Disabled Rooms