30 September 2016

 
 
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Helvetia And Bristol

Helvetia And Bristol 5 Star

from £171 per room night

 
 

Location

Set in the heart of historical Florence, the Niquesa historic Helvetia & Bristol has been offering distinguished guests from nobel-prize winners to artists and writers, luxurious accommodation in the fabled city since the second half of the 19th century. The understated façade opens onto Palazzo Stozzi, and from there you are just a stone’s throw to Via Tornabuioni, as well as the world-famous galleries, museums and churches that line this beatufiul city. The entrance hall with its sweeping staircase leading on to the guest floors, opens in to a beautiful winter garden.

Rooms

Accommodation at the Helvetia & Bristol come sin the form of single, double rooms and suites, all elegantly decorated and furnished in traditional style, in rich colours, period pieces with opulent features including chandeliers, padded fabric wallcoverings and ornate window dressings Walls are lined with paintings With views of the courtyard, or the city, all of the rooms have a full range of mod cons, from air conditioning to Wi-Fi, while sumptuous mrble athrooms have showers, heated towel rails and hair dryers. Suites have a separate sitting area, a king-sized bed or twins, and some can be connected to a Deluxe Suite to accommodate families with children. The Royal suites have their own Jacuzzi, and the Duplex Suites are an impressive 45sq m of space on two levels, with the living area and bedroom in the loft.

Activities

Enjoying the delights of Florence is the name of the game here, and the dedicated concierge will help you make the most of your trip. From museums and galleries, architecture, shopping, dining and night life, there is a wealth of possibilities starting right outside the front door. The Ufficzi, Accademia and Medici Chapels are within walking distance, while if you cross over the Aro o one of Florence’s ancient bridges, you can discover more historic highlights and the Florentine culinary delights.

Dining

But within the hotel itself is a fine example of Tuscan cuisine. The Hostaria Bibendum Restuarnt serves a delicious menu based on the produce from the rich Tuscan soil surrounding the city, featuring four key elements of meat, olive oil, homemade bread and wine, under the talented head chef Roberto Cordisco. All is served in the fabulous setting of the restaurant or the glamorous alfresco patio-lounge of the grand Piazza Strozzi, under the eagle eye of Maitre Andrea Tempestini, who handily posseses an encyclopaedic knowledge of wine. And for drinks, Bar Bibendum, with its crystal chandeliers, baroque mirros and earthy palette is the place for delicious cocktails after a hard afternoon’s shopping, or pre and post prandial drinks.

Hotel Address

  • Via Dei Pescioni 2
  • I-50123
  • Florence
  • Italy

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