The Westin Excelsior, Florence
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A palace in the heart of the city, on the banks of the Arno River, The Westin Excelsior, Florence has witnessed seven centuries of the city's noble history. Marble and frescoes enfold you in a splendid Renaissance atmosphere, a truly exclusive Florence experience for the most discerning guests. Enjoy a striking view overlooking the whole of the city from the Roof Terrace SE STO, which is undeniably one of a kind. Award-winning chef Guiseppe Dalla Rosa flawlessly fuses contemporary methods of preparing Mediterranean cuisine for an entirely tempting presentation.
Neighboring the famous Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Palace, The Westin Excelsior, Florence, combines luxurious modern accommodations with seven centuries of Florentine history. The Westin Excelsior's presence on Piazza Ognissanti is impressive, featuring newly refurbished guest rooms, a professional staff dedicated to impeccable service, and a state-of-the-art business center. Sitting high on the banks of the Arno River, the hotel also offers spectacular views of the panoramic Tuscan countryside, the colored terracotta rooftops and the landmarks of Florence. These are just a few of the reasons it was recently named to the Condé Nast Traveler magazine 2009 Gold List and Travel + Leisure magazine – The T+L 500 Guide to World’s Best Hotels for 2009.
Seven centuries of Florentine history are connected with the Excelsior or rather on which it stands. The present hotel came into existence in 1927 from the merging of two neighboring hotels (De la Ville and Italie).
Centrally located on the banks of the Arno River, in the heart of the historic center, nearby the most famous works of art and elegant shopping streets, the Hotel Excelsior is just a few minutes from the main railway station and conveniently accessible from all parts of the city.
168 rooms, all with elegant, fine Italian marble bathrooms, including 15 Suites fully air conditioned with individual control.
Guestroom facilities: hair dryer, minibar, radio, color TV with international programmes via satellite, direct dial telephone, safety deposit boxes. Guest services: 24 hour valet service, fax, photocopying, multilingual concierge and reception desk staff, laundry/pressing same day service, garage with 100 parking places nearby open 24 hours (on request at charge), doctor and nurse on request, 24 hour room service. Restaurant and bars: "Il Cestello" restaurant serving Florentine specialities and Mediterranean cuisine. Open for lunch from 12.30 pm to 3:30 pm, and for dinner from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm. "Donatello" bar with live piano entertainment from 7:00 pm to 1:00 am. Hotel guests are welcome at the Ugolino Golf club (18 holes) approx. 15 Kms from hotel. Other sporting facilities nearby.Specialty Suites:
Belvedere Suite: - The Belvedere Suite is located on the top floor of the hotel. It has large terrace with a panoramic view of the Arno River and the city of Florence. The suite includes a combined bedroom and sitting area that is approximately 37 square meters. In the sitting area there is a sofa, armchairs, desk and chairs. The Suite has a king sized "Heavenly bed" which is an exclusive type of bed available only in Westin properties. The marble bathroom is around 13 square meters and has a separate walk-in shower and bathtub.
Grand Deluxe Suite - The Executive Suite is located either on the first or on the second floor of the hotel and has a small balcony. The Suite has a corner location with view of the Arno River and the Ognissanti square. The Suite is composed by a large bedroom and a separated sitting area and it is approximately 57 square meters large. In the sitting area there is a sofa, armchairs, a desk, chairs and TV. The Suite may have either king sized or twin "Heavenly beds". The marble bathroom is approximately 9 square meters and has a separate walk-in shower and bathtub.
Junior Suite with Arno river view - The Junior Suite with Arno River view consists of one bedroom and one sitting area not separated from the bedroom. The Junior Suite is approximately 25 square meters and the marble bathroom is approximately 9 square meters. Few bathrooms have separate walk in shower while other have only bathtub with handheld shower attachment. In the sitting area there are one sofa, armchairs and TV. The Junior Suite may have either king sized or twin "Heavenly Beds"
Junior Suite with city view - The Junior Suite with city view consists of one bedroom and one sitting area not separated from the bedroom. The Junior Suite is approximately 25 square meters and the marble bathroom is approximately 9 square meters. Few bathrooms have separate walk in shower while other have only bathtub with handheld shower attachment. In the sitting area there are one-sofa and armchairs. The Junior Suite may have either king sized be or twin "Heavenly Beds."
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