Hotel Donatello - Florence
The Hotel Donatello is a 3-star Florence hotel close to the historic city center and all the sights. A 5-minute walk from Santa Maria Novella train station through the pleasant, tree-lined Piazza Indipendenza brings you to this boutique hotel in central Florence. The Donatello is situated in the charming neighborhood of San Lorenzo, with its famous markets easily reached on foot in 5 minutes.
The former residence of a wealthy Florentine family, Hotel Donatello occupies a historic 19th-century townhouse. The hotel has been tastefully renovated to retain or reproduce many of its original features, including traditional terra cotta tiles, Italian colored marble, and striking Murano glass chandeliers from Venice. Despite its proximity to the city center, the Donatello exudes an oasis of peace and tranquility, with the verdant piazza on one side and its own private garden courtyard on the other. During the summer months you can enjoy an al fresco drink on the terrace, while in winter you can cozy up next to the open fireplace in the lounge. WiFi is available throughout the hotel, and parking is available too.
Locals and visitors alike flock to the atmospheric street stalls for bargains in leather goods, handicrafts, and colorful souvenirs. A 10-minute stroll from the hotel takes you to the San Lorenzo basilica, the parish church of the city’s powerful Medici family. The building was designed by Brunelleschi, Florence’s most celebrated architect of the Renaissance, although not completed until after his death. Visit the New Sacristy to view the Medici tombs designed by Michelangelo. Ten minutes’ walk from the Hotel Donatello also takes you to the Galleria dell’Accademia, home of Michelangelo’s iconic David as well as paintings by Uccello and Botticelli and an important collection of Russian icons.
Guests praise the Hotel Donatello for its great location, helpful staff, and welcoming ambience. Visitors love the design touches that reflect history of the building. The breakfast buffet scores highly for quality and choice.
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Hotel Info: 1-877-214-4288from $61
- Classic Double Room
- Family Room
- Classic Triple Room, 3 Single Beds
- Single Room
- Double or Twin Room
- Superior Room
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At a glance
- This hotel has 60 rooms
- Check-in time 2 PM-3 AM
- Check-out time is 11 AM
- Express check-in/out
Required at check in
- Credit card or cash deposit required
- Government-issued photo ID required
Travelling with others
- Pets stay free
- Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *
- WiFi in public areas *
- WiFi in rooms *
- Airport shuttle *
- Self parking *
In the hotel
- Coffee shop/café
- Room service
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- One meeting room
- 24-hour front desk
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Laundry facilities
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Designated smoking areas
- Fireplace in lobby
In the room
- Climate control
- Air conditioning
- Soundproofed rooms
- Sofa bed
- Premium bedding
- Hair dryer
- Satellite TV channels
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room safe
DiningOnsite venue - This bar serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Open daily.
Hotel Donatello - Florence’s small print
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:
- A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3.50 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
Self parking costs EUR 30 per day
Rollaway beds are available for EUR 30,00 per stay
Cribs/Infant beds are available for EUR 25 per day
Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
WiFi is available in guestrooms for EUR 7,00 per night (rates may vary)
WiFi is available in public areas for an extra charge
We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.