Welcome to Florence: The charm of this city, combined with the characteristic Florentine style of the Hotel Machiavelli Palace Hotel will make your stay unforgettable! Hotel Machiavelli Palace enjoys an ideal location perfect for spending a relaxing holiday or a profitable business stay.
Located in Via Nazionale, you can quickly reach the Duomo of Florence,the heart of the city, and other historical places rich in art and importance such as: Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti with the beautiful Boboli’s Gardens, San Lorenzo church and that of Santa Croce. A few hundred meters away you will find the Santa Maria Novella station and the Fortezza da Basso (exhibition and congress center).
On the side of the Church of ” San Jacopo di Campo Corbolini ‘( founded in 1206 and from 1256 which belonged to the Knights Templars) in 1700 was added a small nunnery; exactly where the Hotel Machiavelli Palace is now located!
In the following period, as you can see our logo which is the family coat of arms, two noble Florentine families, Bartolini and Salimbeni, bought and transformed the nunnery into a masion that became their residence.
The building, listed by ” Belle Arti”, was completely refurbished in 1999, unchanged the typical atmosphere of the ancient Florence characterized by the Florentine style lines, such as frescoes, coffered ceilings, stone ornaments in ”pietra serena”, antique furniture and accessorie.
In short, a welcoming structure where every room is unique, different from the others and able to offer a glimpse of Florentine history – like a window open to the past.
ROOMS & SUITES
The Hotel Machiavelli Palace has 84 elegant and comfortable rooms, furnished in Florentine style,all equipped with private bathroom with shower or bathtub, hairdryer, mini bar with free bottle of water, direct dial telephone, satellite TV, air conditioning system and safe boxes.
During summer season, on the 6th floor, you can discover the beauty of our splendid ”Rooftop panoramic terrace” from which you can admire the skyline of Florence , relaxing with a fresh drink.
SUITE WITH VIEW
Exclusive Suite with a large terrace of 50 square meters with a breathtaking 360 degree view of Florence. The Suite consists of a living area with sofa and Smart Satellite TV from 32 inch. This room can accomodate 2 adults and 1 child up to 6years old sleeping in parents’ bed
Free WiFi connection with Optic Fiber 1000 MB; bathroom finished in marble with double sink and comfortable shower, bedroom illuminated by large windows overlooking the monuments of Florence and furnished with elements of high design; work area separated from the rest of the room, kettle for tea and coffee.
Located on the sixth floor of the Hotel Machiavelli Palace, in the heart of the historic center of Florence, our terrace is one of the few panoramic views of the Florence skyline.
Open every day, it offers the opportunity to admire the architectural beauties of the city from another perspective, a welcoming place to spend healthy moments of relaxation in a reserved location. From March to October with our RoofTop bar you can enjoy tasty cocktails prepared properly by our barman, and listen live music.
The terrace is also an exclusive place where you can celebrate events and birthdays. It will be our Staff’s duty to make every event unique and personalized according to the customer’s needs.
IN THE VERY HEART OF FLORENCE
The Hotel Machiavelli Palace is located in the heart of the historical centre of Florence, a few steps away from the characteristic San Lorenzo market (one of Florence’s most authentic spaces, featuring an incredible wrought-iron and glass liberty structure that hosts fruit and vegetable stalls and shops offering typical Tuscan products, as well as bars and small, cosy historic restaurants.), Duomo and all most important Florentine museums.
At only 200 meters from the Santa Maria Novella train station, our hotel represents an ideal starting point for conveniently visiting all the major sights of Florence and all the elegant shopping streets, as well as being within walking distance from the Firenze Fiera Congress & Exhibition Centre if you’re coming here for business, venue for events such as Pitti Uomo, the renowned men’s fashion fair, Pitti Bimbo and Pitti Filati events that bring thousands of visitors from around the globe to Florence every year.
The Basilica di San Lorenzo is just a short distance from here; it was once the parish of the Medici family, who saw to embellishing it over the centuries with the works of the most renowned artists of the Florentine renaissance: Brunelleschi and Donatello, and then Michelangelo, who created one of the most famous artworks of all time here: the New Sacristy – which houses the Tombs of the Princes within a prestigious architectural and sculptural complex.
Exiting the Basilica, the imposing Palazzo Medici Riccardi is at our left; it conserves the fresco of the Journey of the Magi by Benozzo Gozzoli, and today hosts important temporary exhibits. Continue along Via de’ Martelli to Piazza del Duomo, with the Church of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Giotto Bell Tower and the Baptistery of San Giovanni.
Take a break at one of the historic cafés in Piazza della Repubblica (such as Gilli or Paszkowski), then go for some shopping on Via de’ Calzaiuoli and Via de’ Tornabuoni, Florence’s trendiest street, which features shops and showrooms from the most prominent Italian and international designers, such as Ferragamo, Gucci, Prada, Cartier, Dior, Cavalli, etc.
We then turn back towards the Hotel Atlantic Palace after a visit to the Church of Santa Maria Novella. Here too, the two-toned marble displays the refined balance of its façade, the work of yet another great genius of the Florentine renaissance: Leon Battista Alberti.