Hotel Cerretani Firenze Rating: 3.5 Pearls
Florence, Province of Florence, Tuscany

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Cons

  • Decor and ambiance of the rooms feels generic and impersonal
  • Rooms get very little natural light, and views are lousy
  • Fee for Wi-Fi
  • Low-quality toiletries
  • Some guest complaints of foul odors
  • Elevators are slow and tiny

Bottom Line

The Hotel Cerretani Firenze is clean, generic upper-mid-level property with 84 rooms, of average size by Florence standards and outfitted in tasteful, contemporary decor. They feature Renaissance art prints and flat-screen TVs, but lower-level rooms can be lacking in natural light. Superior Rooms don't offer much more space than Deluxe Rooms and aren't really worth the upgrade. As at most hotels in Tuscany, there are few amenities: There is no spa, pool, or fitness center. But the hotel is in a central location, within walking distance of most of Florence's major sights.

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 Location

On a cobblestone street just steps away from the Duomo

The Hotel Cerretani Firenze is located on a calm cobblestone street just steps away from the Duomo, offering a quiet locale close to many of the city's main draws. Everything from upscale boutiques to popular public squares is within walking distance.

Florence is extremely pedestrian-friendly, and is one of Italy's most beautiful cities -- it's more compact, and less gritty, than Rome. The Duomo is the most iconic sight here, but other popular attractions include Michelangelo's "David" at the Galleria dell'Accademia, the works of Botticelli and da Vinci at the Uffizi, and the Ponte Vecchio bridge, which dates back to the 1300s. The Piazza della Signora is a popular tourist hub, and many hotels are located near it.

  • 17-minute drive from Peretola Airport
  • 1-hour-and-15-minute drive from Galileo Galilei Airport
  • 2-minute walk to the iconic Duomo cathedral
  • 1- to 5-minute walk to dozens of bars and restaurants
  • 1- to 5-minute walk to designer shopping
  • 3-minute walk to Palazzo Strozzi cultural center
  • 4-minute walk to San Lorenzo Market
  • 4-minute walk to Piazza della Repubblica
  • 5-minute walk to Palazzo Rucellai
  • 6-minute walk to Museo dei Fratelli Alinari photography museum
  • 6-minute walk to Santa Maria Novella train station
  • 8-minute walk to the 14th-century Ponte Vecchio bridge
  • 8-minute walk to Piazza della Signoria -- the political center of Florence
  • 11-minute walk to Galleria dell'Accademia, home to Michelangelo's "David" statue
  • 12-minute walk to Museo Galileo
  • 12-minute walk to Teatro Verdi
  • 13-minute walk to Piazza Santa Croce
  • 14-minute walk to Giardini della Fortezza
  • 14-minute walk to Museo Horne, which houses a private collection of Renaissance art and furniture
  • 18-minute walk to Boboli Gardens
  • 12-minute drive to the Uffizi Gallery, which houses Botticelli's "Birth of Venus"
  • 13-minute drive to the Stibbert Museum, which features international artifacts

 Bottom Line

The Hotel Cerretani Firenze is clean, generic upper-mid-level property with 84 rooms, of average size by Florence standards and outfitted in tasteful, contemporary decor. They feature Renaissance art prints and flat-screen TVs, but lower-level rooms can be lacking in natural light. Superior Rooms don't offer much more space than Deluxe Rooms and aren't really worth the upgrade. As at most hotels in Tuscany, there are few amenities: There is no spa, pool, or fitness center. But the hotel is in a central location, within walking distance of most of Florence's major sights.

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Address

  • Via Dei Cerretani 10 Florence, FI 50123 Italy

Room Types

  • Deluxe Room
  • Single Room
  • Superior Double Room

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Hotel Features

Number of Rooms: 82
Pool: N/A
Cribs: Yes
Jacuzzi (in room): N/A
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Hotel Information

Location: Florence, Province of Florence
Address: Via Dei Cerretani 10 Florence, FI 50123 Italy
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