Luxury Hotels and Villas in Florence & Tuscany

We've handpicked our favourite hotels and villas in Florence and Tuscany. Our absolute ideal is the truly luxurious getaway, the Belmond Villa San Michele, but with hotels set in ancient towers, amongst the sun-drenched vineyards and hidden in Tuscany's stunning countryside, there is plenty to choose from. 

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Belmond Villa San Michele

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

The sweetheart of Exsus, you can’t help but fall head over heels for Belmond Villa San Michele. Radiating romance, this former monastery has stunning terraced gardens brimming with roses and lemon trees, a 15th-century façade allegedly designed by Michelangelo and breathtaking views across Florence and the Arno Valley - Belmond Villa San Michele melts our hearts every time.

Best for: Setting & Views, Honeymoon, Food & Wine, Seriously special

Il Salviatino

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

A beautifully renovated 15th-century villa, Il Salviatino strikes the perfect balance between relaxation and grandeur. Standing imperiously on the Fiesole hillside, it has commanding views over domed-roof Florence and the rolling landscapes of Tuscany.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views, Romantic, Food & Wine

Castel Monastero

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

Castel Monastero is a charming former 11th-century monastery that has been transformed into a luxury retreat near historic Siena, in the scenic countryside of the Ombrone Valley. Castel Monastero offers luxury, top-class service and plenty of opportunities for quality rest and relaxation.

Best for: Setting & Views, Honeymoon, History & Heritage, Food & Wine


Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

With foundations more than a thousand years old, Lupaia is a lavishly-converted stone farmhouse overlooking the town and vineyards of Montepulciano, exuding layer upon layer of traditional Italian charm. Once a medieval borgo, the original rafters, tiles and bricks have all been lovingly restored, including handpainted trimmings and rustic touches to keep you, from start to finish, in total Tuscan bliss.

Best for: Setting & Views, Off the Beaten Track, Seriously special, Private Groups

COMO Castello del Nero

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

COMO Castello del Nero is a boutique hotel in the heart of the world-famous Chianti wine region in central Tuscany. The hotel is housed in a 12th-century castle which has been beautifully restored to its former glory, while retaining plenty of historic character including original frescoes, family crests and vaulted ceilings, alongside a Michelin-starred restaurant serving Tuscan cuisine.

Best for: History & Heritage, Luxury Hotel, Landscapes & Scenery, Food & Wine

Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco is set within a 4500 acre estate and is quintessentially Tuscan, with its beautiful location, ancient renovated buildings rich in culture and history, and its sumptuous wine cellar and fabulous food. Staying here epitomises the authentic rural experience Tuscany does so well, cleverly combined with the refinement of modern luxury.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views, Service & Hospitality

Belmond Castello di Casole

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

This 10th-century estate, set in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, is fit for royalty. Spanning across 4,200 acres, Belmond Castello di Casole is more like an escape to a faraway kingdom in the mountains than a hotel. Take in the evocative landscape from the infinity pool or enjoy a stroll through the endless vineyards and olive groves. 

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views, Food & Wine, Mini-moon

Castello Banfi

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

Step back in time at beautiful Castello Banfi. Sitting on top of a hill, overlooking the charming Tuscan countryside, this historic castle dates back to the 1700s. Old-style charm meets rustic sophistication, with unrivalled hospitality and a chance to explore the vineyards and olive groves that spill out as far as the eye can see. Enjoy guided winery tours to discover how the grapes go from the vineyard to your glass.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Landscapes & Scenery, Romantic, Spa & Wellness

Borgo Santo Pietro

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

With luxurious accommodation, a stunning setting and oodles of character, Borgo Santo Pietro is one of our favourite Tuscan hideaways. Get away from it all at this beautifully restored 13th-century private villa retreat.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views, Hideaway

Hotel Brunelleschi

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

Overlooking the edifice of the Renaissance, the remarkable Il Duomo, and named after its revered Florentine architect, the Hotel Brunelleschi is an attractive boutique hotel with an unbeatable location. Fusing rustic charms with contemporary elegance, the hotel is set in a restored Byzantine tower and claims to be one of the oldest buildings in Florence, dating from the 6th century.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, City Hotel

Hotel Savoy

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

The Hotel Savoy continues to hold its reputation as one of the most renowned luxury hotels in the heart of Florence, with heritage, style and a location that's hard to beat. Looking out over Piazza della Repubblica, you can wake up to views of Brunelleschi's Duomo or Giotto's Bell Tower from the comfort of your lavish room.

Best for: City Hotel, Service & Hospitality, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion

Ville sull'Arno

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

Ville sull’Arno is an elegant, romantic retreat on the banks of the River Arno. Taking inspiration from the rich artistic heritage of Florence, it combines historic charm with modern luxury, and embodies the vibrant spirit of this beautiful city.

Best for: History & Heritage, Boutique Hotel, Cultural Immersion, Setting & Views

JK Place Firenze

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

JK Place Firenze is an intimate, boutique hotel serving up a winning combination: a fantastic location in the heart of Florence, sleek service and contemporary style. What better place to stay to dip in and out of all the beautiful city of Florence has to offer.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Boutique Hotel


Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

L’Andana is on a 9,000 nature reserve in the Maremma region, which featured in Dante’s The Divine Comedy. It does pastoral perfection at its best. Once a summer house for Grand Duke Leopold II, the hotel has a unique style - an eccentric combination of rustic and French décor. With its idyllic woodlands, and olive groves, it offers unrefined natural beauty paired with the glamour of nearby yachts and private beach terraces in Argentario.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Romantic, Food & Wine, Setting & Views

Relais La Suvera

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

Relais La Suvera is a luxury boutique hotel in the beautiful countryside of Tuscany, close to the town of Pievescola.

Best for: Setting & Views, History & Heritage, Food & Wine, Cultural Immersion


Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

Imagine basking in the mineral-rich waters of Tuscan hot springs in the shadow of its verdant mountains with nothing but the infinitely lush Val D’Orcia landscape stretching out in front of you. Fonteverde is the best place to land yourself in hot water (in the best possible way, we promise). Combine the natural beauty of this place with the fact that the hotel was once a Renaissance palace and you get ultimate luxury.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Spa & Wellness, Landscapes & Scenery, Wildlife & Nature

Four Seasons Florence

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

A classical sanctuary in one of the most beautiful cities on earth, Four Seasons Florence combines Renaissance beauty and artistry with the utmost in modern comfort. A short stroll from the city centre, the Four Seasons is ideally located for exploring Florence’s many historic delights.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, History & Heritage, Food & Wine

Hotel Helvetia & Bristol

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

A home from home, the Hotel Helvetia & Bristol provides guests with the quintessential Italian experience. With an impressive history of elite guests, this charming 19th century spa hotel remains a popular haunt amongst artists, writers and local literati today, combining supreme luxury with gracious service in the heart of Florence.

Best for: Setting & Views, Romantic, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion

Hotel Balestri

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

Find yourself at the centre of the action at Hotel Balestri. Found right on the River Arno – one of Italy’s most famous rivers that once served as a highway for sea-faring soldiers intersected by the famous Ponte Vecchio bridge – it offers spectacularly panoramic views of Florence. Check into the special suites for exclusive views of the beautiful city and wake up each morning to see the sunrise on the very edge of the river.

Best for: Cultural Immersion, Food & Wine, History & Heritage, Luxury Hotel

Villa Cora

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

Villa Cora was built as a gift from Baron Oppenheim to his wife in the 19th century, and its decadent interiors reflect the elaborate tendencies of Florence’s golden era. The opulent mansion is a decorative pastiche of delicate frescoes, classical statues and twinkling chandeliers, with a 21st century facelift bringing sleek additions like the hip bar and outdoor pool.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Romantic, History & Heritage, Setting & Views

Grand Hotel Continental

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

As its name suggests, Grand Hotel Continental is an opulent affair. Right in the heart of Siena, this lavish palazzo was a wedding gift from Pope Alexander VII to his niece Olimpia and her fiancée Giulio de’Gori back in the 17th century. Displaying architecture and decor that echoes the splendour of the Renaissance, Grand Hotel Continental makes a holiday to Siena a regal retreat.

Best for: Food & Wine, Cultural Immersion, Luxury Hotel, History & Heritage

Villa Fontelunga

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

An elegant property that combines Tuscan style with contemporary design and with unrivalled views across the rolling Tuscan countryside, it’s no wonder that Villa Fontelunga is one of our most popular Italian escapes.

Best for: Family-friendly, Setting & Views, Peace & Quiet, Romantic

Hotel Le Fontanelle

Location: Florence and Tuscany | Italy

A beautiful 18th-century farmhouse, with sweeping views of the Chianti wine region, warm Italian hosts, and fantastic food: Hotel Le Fontanelle is the kind of place that makes you want to up sticks and swan off to Tuscany for good! 

Best for: Hideaway, Service & Hospitality, Family-friendly, Private Groups


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