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10 gay friendly hotels in Florence where you will feel at home

Things to do in Florence


Florence is one of world's best cities for culture and art and the capital of Tuscany, a beautiful area that is characterized by rolling hills and the Chianti wine. Florence is especially famous for its many historic buildings and art from the Renaissance period. Il Duomo di Firenze, the cathedral of Florence is one of the most visited buildings from this time period. The gay scene of Florence is quite limited, there are some gay bars but not enough to call it a lively gay scene. Most gay venues are located on the north side of the river Arno between the central train station and the Campo de Marte train station.

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1. Hotel Regency

★★★★★   Rated 8,6/10   From €279 per night show on map
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Hotel Regency is located in a quiet area in Florence not far from the busy city center. From the hotel it is only a ten-minute walk to Galleria dell'Accademie and many other attractions in the city center of Florence. From the hotel you have a views over the nearby park and a historic square. Hotel Regency offers luxurious, modern rooms in Tuscan style. Guests can enjoy their breakfast in the hotel's garden and the excellent restaurant serves delicious local dishes and wine. The Sant'Ambrogio market and the Pergola theater are 500 meters away from the hotel and the nearest gay bar is Queer bar

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2. Firenze Number Nine Wellness Hotel

★★★★☆   Rated 9,4/10   From €379 per night show on map
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Firenze Number Nine Hotel & SPA is located within walking distance of the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral. This boutique hotel offers elegantly decorated rooms, a swimming pool, a gym and a spa. The services of the spa include massages and beauty treatments. The market of San Lorenzo and the Cappelle Medicee are just 100 meters away from the Firenze Number Nine Hotel & SPA. The Medici Riccardi Palace is a bit further away but still easily accessible on foot. The popular dance party Fairy is organized weekly at 900 meters from the hotel.

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3. Hotel L'Orologio

★★★★☆   Rated 9,3/10   From €242 per night show on map
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On the Piazza Santa Maria Novella you will find Hotel L'Orologio. This hotel has an artistic look and offers beautifully decorated rooms. Every floor of the hotel is dedicated to a famous watchmaker. From some of the rooms you have beautiful views of historic Florence. Every day you can sit down in the breakfast room and enjoy a rich buffet. Santa Maria Novella train station is easily accessible on foot, as is Strozzi Palace and Via de 'Tornabuoni, one of Florence's famous shopping streets. From the hotel you can walk in around fifteen minutes to the gay bars Piccolo and Queer.

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4. Grand Hotel Cavour

★★★★☆   Rated 8,5/10   From €240 per night show on map
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Grand Hotel Cavour is located near the Santa Maria del Fiore. The hotel has stylishly decorated rooms and a rooftop terrace from where you can admire the Florence Cathedral. The staff is friendly and has a lot of knowledge of Florence. Grand Hotel Cavour has its own restaurant specializing in egg dishes. After a day wandering around the city, you can enjoy cocktails in the bar or relax in the spa. The Bargello Museum and Piazza della Signoria are within walking distance of the Grand Hotel Cavour, as are several gay bars and dance parties.

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5. La Maison du Sage

☆☆☆☆☆   Rated 9,7/10   From €226 per night show on map
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La Maison du Sage is a beautiful bed and breakfast with spacious rooms and a stunning interior. Every day a rich breakfast is served and there is a bar where you can drink delicious Prosecco. The staff at La Maison du Sage is very friendly, helpful and provided very good service. The B & B is just steps away from the Santa Croce, one of the most beautiful churches in Italy. Several museums are also within walking distance of La Maison du Sage and half a kilometer away you will find the Sant'Ambrogio market. Last but not least from the B & B, it is only a five minute walk to gay bars Piccolo and Queer.

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6. Hotel Balestri

★★★★☆   Rated 9,0/10   From €175 per night show on map
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Hotel Balestri is located in the heart of Florence. From the hotel you have a beautiful view over the river Arno and from the rooftop terrace over the historic city center of Florence. The hotel offers stylishly decorated rooms featuring a classic design with antique furniture. At the bar you can enjoy a good glass of wine and a snack. Several museums are within walking distance of Hotel Balestri as are the famous Ponte Vecchio and several gay bars. Bar Queer, for example, is only 250 meters away from the hotel.

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7. Borghese Palace Art Hotel

★★★★☆   Rated 8,4/10   From €182 per night show on map
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The Borghese Palace Art Hotel is set in a building dating back to the 15th century, close to the Florence Cathedral. The hotel combines a historic look with up-to-date facilities. The rooms, for example, are decorated with modern art. In the hotel you can make use of a steam bath, a whirlpool, a sauna and gym facilities. The Borghese Palace Art Hotel is within walking distance of several museums such as Dante's House and the Bargello Museum. There are also several shopping streets in close to the hotel and the dance parties Fairy and Bossy are organized in a club not for from the hotel.

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8. Villa La Vedetta

★★★★★   Rated 9,0/10   From €300 per night show on map
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Villa La Vedetta is situated at a 15-minute walk from the famous Ponte Vecchio. In the hotel's gardens you can make use of the hot tub and there is a swimming pool with views over Florence. The modern designed rooms are equipped with antique furniture. In the hotel's restaurant you can enjoy delicious local dishes with matching Tuscan wine. Basilica di San Miniato al Monte and Piazzale Michelangelo are 400 meters away from the hotel and it is a walk of 25 minutes, via the banks of the Arno River and Ponte alle Grazie, to gay bar Piccolo Café.

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9. Palazzo Magnani Feroni

☆☆☆☆☆   Rated 9,3/10   From €344 per night show on map
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From Palazzo Magnani Feroni it is a 5-minute walk to Ponte Vecchio. The interior of the hotel is decorated in a renaissance style and has an art gallery with art from the 16th century. The spacious suites are fully equipped and from the rooftop terrace you have a beautiful view over the historic center of Florence. Other facilities of the hotel include a gym, a billiard room, as well as airport shuttle services. The famous Cappella Brancacci can easily be reached on foot, just like the Ognissanti with its beautiful baroque architecture. Shopping street Via Dè Tornabuoni is located half a kilometer away from Palazzo Magnani Feroni and the nearest gay venues are about a kilometer away.

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10. Marignolle Relais & Charme

☆☆☆☆☆   Rated 8,8/10   From €251 per night show on map
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The last hotel on this list is the beautiful Marignolle Relais & Charme. This hotel is located in the hills of Florence, about three kilometers from the city center of Florence. The hotel has everything needed for a wonderful holiday. There is an outdoor swimming pool, a spa and spacious rooms that each have a unique design. The hotel is an excellent starting point from which to explore Tuscany and the Chianti wine region. The city center of Florence is easily accessible, it will not take too much effort to visit some of Florence's excellent museums and beautiful historic buildings.

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