Best Western Grand Hotel Adriatico Florence
Best Western Grand Hotel Adriatico is located in Florence, Italy. This lovely hotel is a short walk from all the major attractions. This is a great base for sightseeing in Florence. It is situated near the River Arno. It is a ten minute walk to the Duomo and Uffizi Gallery. This hotel is a five minute-walk from Santa Maria Novella train station. When you walk out of the train station, take the door all the way to the right. Cross the tram tracks. As you are walking you will take the first road you can turn right on. Take that for a block. You will see Via dell Alberto. You are going to take that for a block and it will turn into Via Finiguerra Maso. You will then see the beautiful Best Western Grand Hotel Adriatico.
The lobby is huge and luxurious. The staff at the front desk are really friendly and speak fluent English. Daniella is very helpful with tips on places to see. She will be more than happy to give recommendations for restaurants. She can make reservations upon request.
Rooms are decorated beautifully. They are furnished with modern furniture. There is plenty of room in the bedrooms. The beds are very comfortable. The bathroom is also very nice. They are clean and spacious. They are well equipped with plenty of towels. Coffee machine in the room and extra pillows are by request only.
Breakfast is included in most packages. It is very good. Service by the catering attendants is awesome. One specific waiter (Vincenzo) was amazing. They offer anything you would care to have in a very large and clean dining area. You will find a large buffet breakfast spread every morning. It includes eggs, bacon and ham. Fresh bread and sweet rolls. Cereal, yogurt, fresh fruit, fantastic jams, juices, teas and coffee. They also have delicious cappuccinos made on order.
Unfortunately the internet service is not included. It is a bit expensive. You can only get a signal in their lobby, not in the rooms. There is a cafe next door that offers free WI-Fi. You can stop in there to get a snack or drink and check your email. Also, there is a laundromat a couple doors down. It comes in handy if you are traveling for a long time.
Best Western Grand Hotel Adriatico offers La Vela and Opera restaurants. The food is authentic and very good. Guests can enjoy drinks in Vespucci bar. They have happy hour from five to seven. They offer all drinks half price, and again you get excellent service and attention.
If you are looking to work out Best Western Grand Hotel Adriatico has an arrangement with a gym that is located a block away free of charge.
If you are traveling with a car, parking is a bit overpriced in the area. Best Western Grand Hotel Adriatico has a limited space parking for free. If you are lucky you can park at the hotel. Otherwise the parking garage the hotel has a deal with is several blocks away. Please note, Florence does not allow driving within the city. You have to register your car at the hotel to avoid a fine.
Best Western Grand Hotel Adriatico has only two rooms on the top floor. They offer views of the colorful roofs and give an extensive view across the surrounding hills and the city.