What We Love
- Buffet breakfast is included in the Jetsetter rate
- Rooms are large by Florence standards and swathed in rich silks and thick drapes
- Palatial marble bathrooms with black-and-white checkerboard floors
- Within walking distance of Santa Croce and the Accademia
What To Know
- It’s a 15-minute walk from the city center
- Room service is available 24/7
- There’s no gym on-site, but guests can use a nearby fitness center
- A city tax of approximately $6.50 per person, per night (for guests 11 and over) will be collected by the hotel at checkout
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
Housed in a 19th-century palazzo, Hotel Regency is a beautiful marriage of Old World elegance and contemporary convenience. Stuffed full of original Second Empire furnishings and gilded Renaissance artwork good enough to merit museum status, it feels more like a private estate than a hotel. The public areas are a kaleidoscope of styles, colors and patterns. Think rose-colored walls, antique paintings, crème couches, patterned carpeting — and an antique piano forte thrown in for good measure.
Bed and Bath
The 32 guestrooms and nine suites all feature individually selected antique Italian furnishings, rich tapestries, upholstered headboards and silk drapes in a Tuscan color scheme. The bathrooms are equally opulent, with Carrara marble floors, heated towel racks, his and hers sinks and luxe products from 155 Via Veneto.
The Regency is located in a residential neighborhood of leafy sidewalks and posh parks, just a 15-minute walk from Florence’s historic heart. Take a stroll around the private gardens, or view them through the windows of the aptly named Relais le Jardin, a house restaurant that serves delightfully fresh Tuscan dishes. The grand old hotel is also within walking distance of the Santa Croce church and the acclaimed Accademia museum, and the green respite of Piazza Massimo d’Azeglio is across the street.
How to Get There
This is one of the best hotels we've ever stayed at. It's a little way from the busy part of the city but an easy walk or cab ride. The room was so spacious and comfortable. The little touches by the staff were amazing and so appreciated. At night your towels and hotel provided soaps were replaced. Your slippers were placed next to the bed with a candy and weather report for the next day. The breakfast buffet included with the room was beyond compare and absolutely delicious. The fresh fruit salad was the best I've ever had. Massimo, our server was excellent. Having tea in the evening in the lounge was so relaxing and Massimo's presentation was elegant. I cannot recommend this hotel enough. I'd give it a ten if I could.
Staff is exceptional, incredibly gracious and responsive - want to give a shout out to Fabio, Paulo, Georgiy, Fabiana, among others. Our room was extremely comfortable and spacious with extremely comfortable beds. We were so pleased with the room we requested it again for our next visit. This elegant, understated hotel is convenient to the town but without the noise and crowds. We loved the breakfast buffet every morning and enjoyed having cocktails in the tranquil garden. Definitely the hotel we will choose anytime we are in Florence!
Very nice pleasant boutique hotel with a nice garden and open areas. Small hotel means you get a lot of attention. The decor is excellent very nicely laid out. Really outstanding value for money. Room was nice large pleasant, bathroom a little tight.
Great place to stay if you want to be near everything but not in the middle of all the city noise.