Helvetia & Bristol Firenze - Starhotels Collezione

Via Dei Pescioni 2, Florence, Italy
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18.5
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  • Rooms18.5
  • Public Spaces18.5
  • Service19
  • Overall18.5
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Hotel Description

Though it’s named for a pair of far-flung places, the Helvetia & Bristol is about as central as it gets in Florence — both literally, at the heart of the old city, and figuratively, as a fixture for more than a century on the local hospitality scene. And while it’s come under a new banner as a part of the Starhotels Collezione, its essential appeal remains unchanged. Inside it’s a five-star tribute to Renaissance-era grandeur, and a return to the days when Europe’s grand hotels were the envy of the world.

Florence operates on a slightly smaller scale than some other cities; with 29 rooms and 35 suites, the Helvetia & Bristol is on the intimate side, and the spaces themselves are generous. They’re all different, as was once the norm in the grandest hotels, and it’s not hard to imagine the likes of Pirandello and Stravinsky strolling its corridors. And while the atmosphere remains timeless, the comforts have been brought subtly up to date — smart TVs and Illy espresso machines appear alongside low-tech touches like pillow menus and 24-hour room service.

Service is another of the hotel’s strengths; its Clefs d’Or concierges regularly achieve the impossible, and the restaurants are justifiably highly regarded. The Bristol Winter Garden serves Tuscan specialties, as interpreted by chef Pasquale D’Ambrosio, in a stunning space beneath a Liberty-style glass ceiling, while Il Baretto del Bristol, the bar and café, goes far beyond what both of those words ordinarily imply, with an all-day menu (also by d’Ambrosio) to complement the cocktails and coffee.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 67 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Secluded

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Golf nearby
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Offsite gym facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wi-fi (charges apply)
  • Wine tours nearby

Need to Know

Rates quoted are for single and double occupancy. An extra bed can be provided in some rooms at the additional cost of 110 euros per night. Please contact CustomerService@TabletHotels.com for assistance. ID Requirements: We remind you that it’s mandatory for all our Guests, adults and children to show a valid ID card with photograph at the time of check-in.

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Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • Classic Single Room

    • Fits 1 person
    • 1 Single/Twin Bed
    • 194 ft²/18 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Connecting Room

    • Fits 4 people
    • 1 Double/Full Bed or 1 Single/Twin Bed
    • 269 ft²/24 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • Interconnecting double/twin rooms. Accommodation for max 4
    • minibar
    • phones
    • safe
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Deluxe Double Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Queen Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 2895 ft²/269 m².
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    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • phones
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Superior Double/Twin Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Double/Full Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 301 ft²/28 m².
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  • Triple Room

    • Fits 3 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 King Bed or 1 Single/Twin Bed
    • 322 ft²/30 m².
    Amenities

    Views: no view.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • safe
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
  • Family Room

    • Fits 4 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 Queen & 2 Single Beds
    • 322 ft²/30 m².
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  • Junior Suite

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 365 ft²/34 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • An additional charge of €110/night will apply to a 3rd guest
    • bathtub
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • phones
    • safe
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Junior Suite, View

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Queen Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 430 ft²/40 m².
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  • Suite

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 484 ft²/45 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • An additional charge of €110/night will apply to a 3rd guest
    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • phones
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Heritage Suite

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 Double & 1 Single Bed
    • 538 ft²/50 m².
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Golf nearby
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Offsite gym facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wi-fi (charges apply)
  • Wine tours nearby

Need to Know

Rates quoted are for single and double occupancy. An extra bed can be provided in some rooms at the additional cost of 110 euros per night. Please contact CustomerService@TabletHotels.com for assistance. ID Requirements: We remind you that it’s mandatory for all our Guests, adults and children to show a valid ID card with photograph at the time of check-in.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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