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The Westin Excelsior, Florence

Piazza Ognissanti, 3 
Florence,  50123
Italy

Overview

The Westin Excelsior, Florence represents a precious Heritage to the wealthy Florentine History. Located on Piazza Ognissanti, right in the heart of the city center, The Westin Excelsior is only a short walk away from the famous Ponte Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery, and Florence's most exciting activities and elegant boutiques. The Hotel has been completely refurbished in summer 2014. We provide a unique rooftop terrace with bar and restaurant with the best view of Florence.

Exclusive SmartNights Amenities

  • Full Breakfast for each guest daily at ORVM. Also available with room service
  • One Express Light Lunch for two, once during stay (Excluding beverages)
  • Complimentary WiFi
The following amenities are subject to availability at the time of check-in:
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Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM

Accommodations

Number of Rooms: 171

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Rooms are exquisitely furnished with precious antiques and fine fabrics. At night, the Heavenly Bed® provides the ideal way to carry on dreaming.

  • 270 Square Feet
  • Maximum Capacity: 2 guests

Premium Deluxe Room

Premium Deluxe Rooms are spacious and offer Florentine style furniture and luxurious marble bathrooms. Oasis of beauty that pay homage to Florentine style and grace: floors with inlaid stone, elegant décor-rich woods, carpets and draperies tastefully blend with high tech amenities for unparalleled comfort.

  • 322 Square Feet
  • Maximum Capacity: 3 guests (2 plus and extrabed)

Deluxe Arno View

Prestigious Deluxe accommodations with Florentine style furniture and luxurious marble bathrooms. Oasis of beauty that pay homage to Florentine style and grace: floors with inlaid stone, elegant décor-rich woods, carpets and draperies- tastefully blend with high tech amenities for unparalleled comfort. Selecting a room overlooking the river guests enjoy a breathtaking view that stretches from the River Arno over the winding medieval streets as far as the gently rolling hills that surround the town.

  • 322 Suqare Feet
  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Premium Deluxe Arno View

Premium Deluxe rooms are spacious and exquisitely furnished with precious antiques and fine fabrics. Selecting a Premium deluxe overlooking the river guests enjoy from the windows a breathtaking view that stretches from the River Arno over the winding medieval streets as far as the gently rolling hills that surround the town. At night, the Heavenly Bed® provides the ideal way to carry on dreaming.

  • 322 Square Feet
  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 persons (2 plus and extrabed)

Junior Suite

The Junior Suites have a comfortable sitting and working area separated from the large bedroom by sliding doors, and a marble bathroom with premium amenities. These Suites meet every guest's expectations with their fine Renaissance style furnishing and their spacious comfortable ambiance. The Junior Suites may have either king size or twin Heavenly Bed®.

  • 376 Square Feet
  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 persons (2 plus and extrabed)

Junior Suite Arno and City view

The Junior Suites have a comfortable sitting and working area separated from the large bedroom by sliding doors, and a marble bathroom with premium amenities. These Suites meet every guest's expectations with their fine Renaissance style furnishing and their spacious comfortable ambiance. Complementing the fine décor of these suites are splendid views of the river Arno and the Duomo. The Junior Suites may have either king size or twin Heavenly Bed®.

  • 370 Square Feet
  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 persons (2 plus and extrabed)

Penthouse Room

Located on the fifth floor, these comfortable rooms with warm and refined wooden furniture and marble bathrooms offer an enchanting view of the Arno River from the large terrace. The fifth floor terraces feature terracotta floor tiles and offer romantic furniture like Florentine wrought-iron table, chairs, sofas with comfortable cushions, and coffee tables. Sun loungers and parasol make the terraces the perfect venue to relax. 

  • 370 Square Feet
  •  Maximum Capacity: 3 persons (2 plus and extrabed).

Junior Suite Terrace

This unique Junior Suite is located on the fifth floor and has a magnificent terrace that overlooks the Arno River. The 70 square meters terrace can host reception up to 40 guests. A large bedroom and a comfortable sitting area, separated by sliding glass doors, compose it. A spacious wardrobe and a marble bathroom with premium amenities complete this unique suite with warm and refined wooden furniture. The Suite has a king sized Heavenly Bed® and provides Bang&Olufsen multimedia system.

  • 370 Square Feet
  • Maximum Capacity: 3 persons (2 plus and extrabed).

Belvedere Suite

The Belvedere Suite, unique 540 square feet suite located on the top floor (the fifth), is composed by a large bedroom with a sitting area and a 480 square feet corner terrace overlooking the Arno river, Ponte Vecchio and the main monuments of the historical center (Piazza della Signoria and the Duomo). The marble bathroom has a separate walk in shower and bathtub and premium amenities. The Suite has a king sized Heavenly Bed® and provides home theatre and CD-DVD system. One additional bedroom can be connected to the master suite. The Belvedere Suite has been renovated in 2009.

  • 540 Square Feet
  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 persons (2 plus and extrabed).

Grand Deluxe Suite

Suites located either on the first or on the second floor of the Hotel, with balcony, featuring a corner location with view of the river Arno and the Ognissanti square. The room offers a large bedroom and a separated spacious living room that has a comfortable sitting and working area, complemented by fine antique pieces. The marble bathroom has a separate walk in shower and bathtub and premium amenities. The suite may have either king size or twin Heavenly Bed® and provide home theatre and DVD-CD system. One additional bedroom can be connected to the master suite.

  • 700 Square Feet  
  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 persons (2 plus and extrabed).

Presidential Suite

Located on the top floor (the fifth) it is composed by a large bedroom and a living room, 2 bathrooms and a corner terrace, with a magnificent view over Ognissanti square and the Arno River surrounded by hills. The living room, with a sitting and working area, is separate from the bedroom and offer complete privacy; it features an 18th century Florentine style with an original collection of genuine antiques including a writing desk and an ebony cupboard decorated with precious stones amongst other fine pieces and original oil paintings. The Suite has a king sized Heavenly Bed® and provides home theatre and DVD-CD system. Two elegant marble bathrooms with premium amenities and luxury bathrobes complete the Suite set up. One additional bedroom can be connected to the master suite. The Presidential Suite has been renovated in 2009.

  • 860 Square Feet 
  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 persons (2 plus and extrabed).

Guest Services

24-Hour Room Service

Baby Sitting

Bell Staff

Concierge

In Room Safe Deposit Box

In-room Spa Services

Internet Access

Laundry Service

Luggage Storage

Medical Services

Porter

Travel Services

WIFI

Tour Desk

Safe-Deposit Boxes

Facilities

Business Center

Fitness Center

Golf Nearby

Valet Parking

Children's Program

DINING

SE·STO on Arno

Designed by notable architects Antonio Sullo and Stefania Galanti, SE·STO on Arno offers diners astonishing 360-degree vistas and contemporary Italian cuisine. The dining room is composed almost entirely out of glass with a colorful, retro design that gives a nod to the 1960s. A glass wine cellar with hundreds of regional and international varietals provides an eye-catching divider between the bar and restaurant area. Relax on a sofa, or cozy up to the wood and alabaster bar for an expertly prepared cocktail.

Attractions

Map / Location

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From Roma Highway A1 or Siena (Motorway)

  • Exit at Certosa.
  • Follow signs to Centro.
  • Arrive in Galluzzo (a small town).
  • Turn right at the first traffic light, one mile after Galluzzo.
  • Continue straight after the second light.
  • Turn left at the third light.
  • Continue until arriving at Porta Romana Square.
  • Continue through the Arch on the right until reaching the Arno River.
  • Cross the Ponte Santa Trinita Bridge.
  • Turn left immediately after the bridge.
  • Continue to follow the river.
  • The hotel is on the right after the first traffic light.
  • Driving time from Rome is approximately 3 hours.
  • Driving time from Siena is approximately 1 hour.

From Genova- Lucca on Highway A12-A11

  • Follow the Firenze-Nord fork.
  • Follow the A1 towards Roma.
  • Exit at Firenze-Scandicci.
  • Follow the signs for Firenze Centro.
  • Continue about 4 KM until you arrive at a roundabout in front of the Ponte alla Vittoria Bridge.
  • Cross the bridge.
  • Turn immediately right and then left.
  • Continue driving straight.
  • Once you reach a square with a huge ancient door of the defending walls, turn right.
  • At the end of the street (Via il Prato), turn right (at Curtatone Bar).
  • At the river, turn left.
  • Continue to follow the river.
  • After the traffic light, you will see Piazza Ognissanti.
  • The hotel will be on your left.
  • Driving time from Genova is approximately 3 hours.
  • Driving time from Lucca is approximately 1 hour.

From Pisa on Superstrada SGC FI-PI-LI

  • Follow the superstrada (freeway) called SGC FI-PI-LI until its termination following signs for Firenze Centro.
  • Follow indications to Centro.
  • Continue until you arrive at the roundabout in front to the Ponte alla Vittoria Bridge.
  • Cross the bridge.
  • Turn immediately right and then left.
  • Continue driving straight.
  • Once you reach a square with a huge ancient door of the defending walls, turn right.
  • At the end of the street (Via il Prato), turn right (at Curtatone Bar).
  • At the river, turn left.
  • Continue to follow the river.
  • After the traffic light, you will see Piazza Ognissanti.
  • The hotel will be on your left.
  • Driving time is approxiamtely 1 hour.

From Fiesole

  • Follow the directions to the city center.
  • At Piazza Della Liberta follow Viale Lavagnini around the Fortezza da Basso until you reach Viale Rosselli.
  • At the Arno River, turn left towards Piazza Ognissanti.

From Bologna

  • Take the A-1 and exit at Firenze Nord.
  • Follow the signs to the city center until you reach the Arno River.
  • At the river, follow the directions to Ponte Vecchio.
  • Follow Longarno Vespucci until you come to Piazza Ognissanti.

Nearby airports: Firenze (Florence) [Peretola], Italy
Distance: 4 Miles