Art, culture, historic buildings, great wine; these are the hallmarks of an Italian vacation, especially to Florence which has always been closely associated with artists like Michelangelo and Dante. This vacation of a lifetime doesn’t have to break the bank because there are many high quality but cheap hotels in Florence central to it all.
For those interested in history, the Santa Maria Novella, a Medieval Dominican church with its surrounding piazza is full of “old” Florence. Bed and Breakfast di Piazza del Duomo.
Like everything else in Florence, there is art and culture to explore. The Hotel Pensione Ottaviani is only a few minutes’ walk from this site. One of the best bargains of the city, this hotel is also known for its friendly and accommodating staff.
Perhaps the most famous site in Florence is il Duomo, a huge gothic cathedral that stands as a breathtaking example of Renaissance architecture, with the baptistry of John the Baptist and Giotto’s Campanile close by.
The Bed and Breakfast di Piazza del Duomo is situated on a corner of that piazza in a 15th century palace. The only thing more spectacular than the price is the view, which overlooks the piazza. Not only is this premier destination within walking distance, but all of Florence and the train is just minutes away as well.
The Piazza Della Signoria is the most famous of all of Florence’s many squares. In the historic district of Florence, it is home to much of the art in a city famous for it, including a replica of Michelangelo’s David. Don’t miss the free open-air sculpture exhibit in the square. This piazza also boasts some of the best nightlife in the city.
For a real Florentine experience close to all this, rent one of the apartments in Apartments Santa Croce Florence, located in a 13th century tower. You’ll get affordable charm and access to the best of Florence.
If you want to be central to all these attractions as well as the fine shops in the Centro Storico of Florence, Hotel Aline is a great budget hotel near all the main attractions as well within walking distance to the train station.
With all the history, art and culture to be explored, Florence is a prime vacation spot for anyone wanting a true Italian experience. The availability of cheap hotels so close to all the action makes a trip to this beautiful city accessible for everyone.