We have just returned from a superb trip 5 day trip to Florence, staying at the Hotel Davanzati. The manner in which the owner Fabrizio looks after his guests is second to none, and he ensures that every detail is taken care of, which allows you to make the most of your holiday. A plentiful continental breakfast is offered in the dining area, which also doubles as the setting for the delightful complimentary happy hour between 6.30 and 7.30, with Chianti, Prosecco and snacks offered to the guests, which is very welcoming after a day's sightseeing.
The airline lost our luggage, and Fabrizio continually called the airport until it was eventually delivered to the hotel, an example of going the extra mile.
He was always happy to recommend restaurants, when asked, and even called to make the reservations for us, which is essential, because there were times when customers without reservations were being turned away.
We used the airport transfer service offered and it was certainly a new experience when their stretch limo picked us up on arrival, with complimentary Prosecco and water.
The location of the hotel is perfect, and is central to everything, with the Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery, the Duomo, and Piazza della Signoria all within a few minutes walk.
I certainly have no hesitation in recommending Hotel Davanzati when staying in Florence and would stay here again on any future visits.