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Grand Hotel Cavour

2,499 reviews
+39 055 266271

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center
Child Care

Four Star Hotel That Won't Cost an Arm and a Leg

Quality Location and Property at a Budget Price

History lives at the Grand Hotel Cavour, which resides in a building that dates back to 1280. After thorough renovations, the hotel seamlessly combines the aura of an 800 year old building with one boasting modern amenities. The crowning glory of the hotel is its rooftop terrace with the American Bar, which has stunning views of the Duomo, the Bargello, Palazzo Vecchio, the Basilica of Santa Croce, and the nearby hills of Fiesole and Piazzale Michelangelo. All of these locations are within walking distance of the hotel, making for effortless sightseeing.

Explore Local History Without Going Far

The hotel is just minutes from many additional historic sites. Fans of Dante Alighiheri's work can visit the House Museum of Dante, a twentieth century reconstruction of the medieval home. The Bargello Palace, within walking distance of the hotel, is home to art masterpieces created by famous Italian artists throughout the centuries. It's housed in a building that was once a palace, then a barracks, then a prison, and finally a museum. Explore the nearby Duomo to see architecture that was groundbreaking in its time, along with its stained glass windows and Renaissance interior.

Comfortable Rooms with Quality Furnishings

Rooms range in size from economy to junior suite. All rooms are furnished with high-end furniture and are decorated with quality materials. Single rooms are for one guest only, while economy and standard rooms can accommodate two guests. Deluxe and superior rooms, along with junior suites, are available for larger parties. Bathrooms are equipped with showers only. All rooms come with free wireless Internet access, LCD TVs with satellite connections, desks, minibars, and in-room safes.

Bottom Line Review

The Grand Hotel Cavour's amenities are modern and comfortable. Most rooms are reasonably sized, and bathrooms are outfitted with quality towels and linens. Keep in mind that the hotel is located on a busy street, and street noise or cathedral bells may pose a problem for particularly light sleepers. The breakfast buffet has continental dishes, and an on-site restaurant provides quality cuisine for those who eat in. The hotel staff makes it a point to accommodate the needs of guests by assisting with rooms, concierge services, and satisfying requests to ensure a pleasant and memorable stay.

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Via Del Proconsolo 3
Florence, 50122
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User Highlights
"Excellent position for sightseeing" "Superb Location"
99% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
Not enough parking facilities, according to 54%.
"Exemplary staff service" "Caring and friendly staff"
93% found the staff to be very friendly.
79% said the reception staff was great.
Bar and Beverages
"Outstanding roof bar" "Rooftop bar is amazing"
Alcoholic drinks were not bad, according to 69%.
100% said beverages were too expensive.
"Beautifully kept property" "Beautiful old building"
81% thought the building was wonderful.
95% loved the terrace.
"Great buffet breakfast" "The breakfast buffet was great"
Breakfast prices were ok, according to 50%.
"Floors were a little dusty" "The strong smell of sewage in the lobby"
Only 66% said rooms were clean enough.
73% thought it was clean.
"Excellent Steak House" "Authentic meal"
Only 59% were satisfied with the menu.
100% found the side dishes unedible.
"Terrace views amazing" "Rooms are large and spotless"
92% thought the view was good.
52% said rooms were small.
"Internet worked well" "Lobby wifi was perfect"
56% said the wifi quality was bad.
Value for money
"Excellent price" "Buffet breakfast included"
Breakfast prices were ok, according to 50%.
100% said beverages were too expensive.
"Noisy air-conditioner" "Avoid street noise"
52% said rooms were small.
Beds were acceptable for 65%.

Good to know...

Awesome terrace
Nice building
Great view
Wonderful sightseeing
Expert Reviews
A historic hotel in the heart of Florence, within a five-minute walk of the Duomo and the Bargello Museum --  the Grand Hotel Cavour's chic rooftop terrace offers an incredible view of...
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Spa or Sauna
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Local Tax: EUR 4.50 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
  • Parking Fee: EUR 42 per night
  • Pet Fee: EUR 50 per pet, per day
  • Breakfast Fee: EUR 16 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible