Book your room at Helvetia & Bristol
Romantic charm across from Strozzi Palace
With a stay at Helvetia & Bristol, you'll be centrally located in Florence, steps from Strozzi Palace and Palazzo Davanzati Museum.
This 5-star hotel is close to Ponte Vecchio and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.
Make yourself at home in one of the 67 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Cable television is provided for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and bidets. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.
Make use of convenient amenities such as concierge services, babysitting/childcare, and an arcade/game room. This hotel also features wedding services, a fireplace in the lobby, and tour/ticket assistance.
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
At your hotel
Originally built for 19th-century aristocrats, this 5-story hotel is set 200 meters from the Duomo, across from Palazzo Strozzi. It is also one block from Via Tornabuoni, one of Florence's most famous shopping streets. Guests have included artists and authors such as Giorgio De Chirico, Igor Stravinsky, and Luigi Pirandello.
The hotel offers a winter garden and a restaurant with a stained-glass roof. A small library features books available in English, Italian, French, and German. There is also a discreetly hidden video-library. Complimentary wired Internet access is also available. The hotel offers concierge service, 24-hour room service, and secretarial services. Small (6-7 people) and medium-size meeting rooms (35 square meters) are also available.
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Room service (24 hours)
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Meeting rooms
- Conference space
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 67
- Express check-out
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of floors - 5
- Babysitting or childcare
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fireplace in lobby
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Wedding services
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Business center
- Concierge services
- Laundry facilities
- Arcade/game room
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Free wired high-speed Internet
In your room
- Premium bedding
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Soundproofed rooms
- Complimentary newspaper
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Cable TV service
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
Eat and drink
The Winter Garden - Restaurant with original stained-glass, conservatory-style roof. Rare “cotto” floor tiles from Southern Italy; mirrors on the walls. Adjoins Belle Epoque bar. Artists such as De Chirico and Boccioni used to meet here to discuss the Avant Garde. Fine Italian cuisine includes some Tuscan specialties. À la carte dining offered. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served. Afternoon tea is also offered (pastries).
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
The fine print for Helvetia & Bristol
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 5 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
- Breakfast fee: EUR 26 per person (approximately)
- Self parking fee: EUR 40 per night (in/out privileges)
- Rollaway bed fee: EUR 93.50 per night
We should mention
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.