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 & 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 designed by Michelangelo and breathtaking views across Florence and the Arno Valley.

Best for: Honeymoon, Setting & Views, Romantic, Food & Wine

Castello Banfi

Location: Florence & 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

Hotel Balestri

Location: Florence & 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

Belmond Castello di Casole

Location: Florence & 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, Mini-moon, Food & Wine, Setting & Views

Hotel Brunelleschi

Location: Florence & 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: Setting & Views, City Hotel, Luxury Hotel, Family-friendly

Castello del Nero

Location: Florence & Tuscany | Italy

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

Fonteverde

Location: Florence & 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

L'Andana

Location: Florence & Tuscany | Italy

L’Andana is on a 9,000 nature reserve in the Maremma region, 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 of rustic and French décor. With its idyllic woodlands, it offers unrefined natural beauty paired with the glamour of nearby yachts and private beach terraces in Argentario.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Romantic, Spa & Wellness, Family-friendly

Four Seasons Florence

Location: Florence & 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: Luxury Hotel, Family-friendly, History & Heritage, Food & Wine

Villa Cora

Location: Florence & 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, Setting & Views, Romantic, History & Heritage

Hotel Savoy

Location: Florence & Tuscany | Italy

Built on the site of one of the most exclusive hotels of the late 19th century, the Hotel Savoy Florence – now under the Rocco Forte umbrella – continues to hold its reputation as one of the most renowned luxury hotels in the heart of city of Florence. With such a great heritage and a location that’s hard to beat, Hotel Savoy is the perfect choice for any discerning traveller seeking comfort and excellence in stylish surroundings.

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

Grand Hotel Continental

Location: Florence & 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, Luxury Hotel, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion

Hotelito Lupaia

Location: Florence & Tuscany | Italy

With foundations more than a thousand years old, Hotelito Lupaia is a lavishly converted stone farmhouse in the heart of Chianti, exuding layer upon layer of traditional Italian charm. Once a medieval borgo, the original rafters, tiles and bricks have all been lovingly dressed up in silks, 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

Relais La Suvera

Location: Florence & 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, Service & Hospitality

Hotel Helvetia & Bristol

Location: Florence & 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

JK Place Firenze

Location: Florence & 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: Boutique Hotel, Chic Design, Luxury Hotel, Honeymoon

Castel Monastero

Location: Florence & 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. A sister hotel to the famous Forte Village in Sardinia, 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

Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

Location: Florence & 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: Setting & Views, Luxury Hotel, Honeymoon, Service & Hospitality

Villa Fontelunga

Location: Florence & 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, Hideaway, Peace & Quiet

Hotel Le Fontanelle

Location: Florence & Tuscany | Italy

An 18th century farm house, 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 begin la dolce vita on your own wine-estate.

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

Borgo Santo Pietro

Location: Florence & 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, Setting & Views, Luxury Hotel, Hideaway

Il Salviatino

Location: Florence & 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 landscape of Tuscany.

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

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