The great epoch doorway of the three-star Hotel Donatello opens out onto the outsized
garden of Piazza Indipendenza. The historic 19th-century building, former residence
of an distinguished and wealthy Florentine family, has been refurbished in stone,
faceted colored marbles, customary terra cotta tiles and Murano glass, lending the
elegant structure a refined air and attesting to the great history of Florence,
cradle of the Renaissance.
The abundant internal garden patio and the rooms which overlook the imposing trees
of the square guarantee our guests a pleasurable and diplomatic stay. Thanks to
the central position, all of the principal monuments of the city are easily reachable
Each of the 60 tastefully-furnished rooms overlooks the tree-lined square or the
hotel’s internal garden. The rooms are adorned with large mirrors, Murano glass
chandeliers and sconces and customized paintings. All rooms are equipped with internet
connection. The bathrooms, with showers or baths, are elegantly finished in fine
This is an antique 19th-century building, the former residence of an eminent and
wealthy Florentine family, which has been renovated in stone, faceted colored marbles,
traditional terracotta tiles and Murano glass.
Florence offers many cultural and historical sights, including: - Santa Maria del
Fiore: Known as The Duomo, the structure offers panoramic views over the city. -
The Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge): Held up by stilts, the Estruscan bridge is lined
with shops, and is the only bridge left completely intact following World War II.
- Uffizi Gallery: Housing one of the finest art collections in the world.
Location: Piazza Indipendenza 23, Florence, FI 50129 Italy
From the Santa Maria Novella train station: - After getting off of the train, turn
left, exit the station and cross the street. - Make a right. - Turn left into Via
Nazionale. - Continuing straight ahead you will see, to your left, a large tree-lined
square. You are in Piazza Indipendenza. Crossing the square you will arrive at the
Hotel Donatello, parallel to Via Nazionale, at street number 23.
From the Airport: The Florence Airport (Amerigo Vespucci) is 5 km away from the
center of the city. You can easily reach the hotel in a taxi or with any of the
bus lines that arrive at the Santa Maria Novella central train station.