Housed in a building that dates back to 1902, this modern 5-storey Florentine-style hotel comprises a total of 195 rooms. Facilities include a cosy bar and an inviting restaurant.
This city hotel is located at the heart of Florence just a few minutes walk from Santa Maria Novella train station (300 m). The conference centre and countless interesting museums are to be found in the near vicinity.
The comfortable rooms each come with an en suite bathroom, a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, a minibar/ fridge and a hire safe.
From Rome by car: Take the exit off the motorway ?Firenze Sud? and head towards the centre. Once reached the traffic light at the end of the road by the river you will be forced to go right. Head towards the ?Beccaria? Plaza and head through the roads ?Antonio Gramsci? and ?Giacomo Matteotti? until you reach the ?Liberty Plaza?. Enter ?Via Lorenzo il Magnifico? and turn left at the first traffic light into ?Via Polizano?. Drive on through the street ?Santa Caterina? until you get to the station going through the Plaza ?Indipendenza?. About two minutes from there you come to Plaza ?Unità d? Italia? where the Grand Hotel Balioni is at. From Milan by car: Take the motorway exit ?Firenze Nord? and head towards the centre. Once reached the end of the road ?Francesco Redi? turn right then the first left to enter the street ?Guido Monaco?. Carry on to the end of the road and turn left to ?Via Frattelli Rosselli?. After having crossed the railroad, follow through the ring road running along the Gran Fortress of ?Basso?. Carry on through the road ?Lavagnini? and turn right at the first traffic light thus entering the street ?Santa Caterina? and head to the station passing the Plaza ?Indipendenza?. At about two minutes from there, you arrive at the Plaza ?Unitá d´Italia. By train, the hotel is found at Plaza ?Unitá d? Italia at about 300 metres from the station. You can also cross the underground passage that leads directly to the plaza from the station. If you come by plane, the taxi service is available at the airport as well as a special bus service that takes you to the ?Santa Maria Novella? station in about twenty minutes.