| Period hotel in Florence housed in a charming historic residence
The 3-star Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco stands out from other hotels in Florence for its charming renovated rooms, embellished by the large display of valuable artwork, elegant furnishings and original building brickwork.
The hotel is located inside a fourteenth century building with beautiful vaulted and coffered ceilings. The rooms, each one different and unique, are furnished with original antique furniture and pieces.
Stay at our hotel to surround yourself with the successful combination of history and modern art from the hotel owners, Luisa and Alessandro Bargiacchi's private collection . The friendly staff, full of attention, makes our guests feel at home, in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
The common areas are designed with care to transform your stay into a collection of precious and relaxing moments, The adjacent bistro Il Desco, is the perfect place where you can treat yourself to a good meal or a sandwich freshly prepared using the best products from our own farm and a selection of organic food ... accompanied by a good wine! The reading room, is the ideal spot for lazy time spent quietly in the company of a book or a newspaper. The friendliness of the staff, gives our guests the feeling of being at home in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Starting your day with a delicious Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco breakfast in a sunny room or splendid internal courtyard is the best way to get ready for a day in Florence, perhaps even being pampered by our reception staff, always eager to assist you.
Do not hesitate to ask for suggestions. A good vacation often starts with the recommendations of those, with long experience, who are happy to tell you the best way to ‘experience’ Florence, booking your guided tours, exciting excursions or romantic restaurants.
The Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco provides internet points in the reading room, 24/7, and Wi-fi in the lobby, for those who prefer to surf the web on their laptops from the comfort of our couches.
If you're traveling by car, leave it in front of the hotel, Hotel guests have a 20 minute permit to load and unload their bags. You can leave your car keys at the front desk for valet parking at a partner garage located near the hotel or you can park in the public ‘Parterre’ lot in Piazza della Libertà. We are located in a limited traffic area: when you arrive at the hotel, always remember to leave your license plate number at the desk. Please do not use bus or emergency lanes.
Breakfast at the Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco
Our first-class breakfast is prepared with the best ingredients and served in a beautiful room with a vaulted ceiling.
On your table you'll find "High Quality" milk from the cows grazing on the Mugello hills, Arabica roast coffee selected from plantations from all over the world and the famous natural preserves, rich in fruit and low in sugar content.
There is a large selections of croissants: plain, cream, with apples, pears and chocolate. There are also available flat breads and fresh rolls and of course ever present cakes. On request it is possible to have gluten free pastries and fresh bread.
Guests who prefer savory breakfasts will love the Parmigiano Reggiano cheese aged at least 18 months or the fragrant Tuscan ham, cured with a mix of salt, pepper and herbs, with a unique flavor.
Lastly, you'll find the simple and delicious Bruschetta, oven toasted bread covered with tomatoes and flavored with natural hand-picked and dried oregano, a specialty excellent with Neapolitan Mozzarella di Bufala cheese ant the green-gold glints of the natural extra-virgin olive oil from the Casa al Brandi or Podere La Croce farms located in Reggello.
We are pleased to offer our guests a free reservation service to access the magnificent museums of Florence. For a vacation dedicated to art and culture, please contact us in advance!