Golden Tower was a great place to start off our honeymoon. We arrived here via train from Luca in the end of August. We took a short taxi ride to the hotel from the train station but it was 15 euro....if bags are light, just walk it. The rooms are not ready until 3 so after arriving at 12 they recommended a good lunch spot around the corner. The hotel is centrally located so it was not hard to kill time while we waited. Once we did get to the room they sent us a complimentary bottle of Proseco, which was really nice. The rooms were stunning. Any views they lacked were made up for with the luxurious bathrooms, beddings, the list goes on. The room was extremely clean and so was the bathroom - I've never seen maid service that cleaned up so well. They even straightened out our own things. Staff was very kind and spoke english well however, one guy in particular did not seem keen on helping us book a tour and when we booked ourselves we were charged 3 euro for the call. This can all be avoided by booking things online though in advance. I don't want to diminish the rest of the staff who were VERY kind and amiable making maps for us and directing us wherever we wanted to go. The breakfast was outstanding...in a beautiful room with anything you could wish for. The bar was pretty empty at night and the drinks were slightly overpriced, but this is what you should expect in the city center. Overall I would HIGHLY recommend staying at this hotel if you're looking for a relaxing place in the heart of Florence. 3 minute walk to duomo, seconds from ponte vecchio and river, 5 minutes over the river to Medici Palace and minutes from Uffizi.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The newest boutique hotel settled in the heart of Florence at the side of the historic Palazzo Strozzi, suggests a new vision of luxury: a wonderful spa and a very joyful Health and Beauty center, Heavenly beds and the latest hospitality technology. Benefits of traditions plus the modern world solutions.The Golden Tower maintains luxury habits exploiting new service standards. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Golden Hotel Florence