Portrait Firenze, Florence
|Lungarno degli Acciaiuoli, 4, 50123, Florence, Florence, Tuscany, ITALY.|
Description: Portrait FirenzeBoasting a fabulous location on the banks of the river Arno, just footsteps from the Ponte Vecchio, Portrait Firenze is a luxury boutique hotel, featuring an elegant fifties vibe, and top-class service and facilities. Set in a spectacularly restored Florentine mansion, Portrait Firenze offers a new concept in bespoke tourism, with spacious, all-suite accommodation and gourmet cuisine, all with some of the finest views in the city.
Ideally placed for enjoying all of the charms of Florence, Portrait Firenze is within easy walking distance of many of the most outstanding landmarks and attractions in the city, and is close to some of Florence's most exclusive boutiques. Personalised service at Portrait Firenze begins before guests' arrival, with a pre-stay questionnaire, which is used to custom-prepare the suites, with everything from a choice of sheets and pillows, to diet preferences, newspapers and tour itineraries.
Portrait Firenze's gourmet restaurant, the Caffè dell'Oro, offers the very best of Tuscan and Italian cuisine, based on the finest locally sourced, organic produce and artisan ingredients, and the magnificent creations of Michelin Star executive chef Peter Brunel.
Type of rooms: Portrait FirenzePortrait Studio - City View Suite:
Offering all the beauty of Florence from a 40 sq m apartment, maximum occupancy of two, this studio has everything to make guests' stay the ultimate trip into 1950s glamour. Perfect for couples, and a comfortable space for solo travel, this suite is a gem in the heart of Renaissance Florence. After soaking up the marvels of architecture and art in the city, guests can revel in a luxurious soak in a sumptuous bathroom offering bathtub, double vanities and separate walk-in shower.
Work and pleasure are both taken care of, with a practical desk complete with network - power connections and a complimentary iPad loaded with key local information. Guests can relax in the peace of an off-street location, with both windows overlooking a small lane, and enjoy the extensive library of films and lavishly-illustrated books.
Studio Deluxe River View:
This 49 sq m Studio Deluxe River View suite with separate bedroom and lounge offers a delightful personal portrait of Florence.It boasts fabulous views of the Arno and the twinkling lights of the Ponte Vecchio, and features design furnishings and carefully selected photos. The suite has a sumptuous marble bathroom, with double vanities, and walk-in closet, as well as a bar and fully-equipped kitchenette and elegant writing table. Maximum occupancy two.
Superior Suite River View:
This spacious 52 sq m suite offers a picture of loveliness. Both the bedroom and the living room overlook the river, with great sunrise views and unique vistas of the of the river and Ponte Vecchio. With a maximum occupancy of three, this suite would suit solo travellers, couples or a family with one child sleeping on the deluxe sofa bed. It has a bathroom with bathtub and shower and twin vanities, two closets, one with a dressing area, a kitchenette/bar and a stylish writing table with all necessary power and network connections.
Prestige Suite River View:
This beautifully presented 56 sqm suite enjoys stunning views over the Arno from both the bedroom and living room, with the added bonus of a river-view study in the middle and a deluxe sofa-bed sleeping two. The soft grey hues, polished surfaces and luscious fabrics provide a cool and sophisticated escape from the enticements of Florence. In true Italian style, the attention to detail extends to the tastefully and cleverly concealed kitchenette and bar which provide guests with the freedom to mix up a drink or enjoy a snack in the comfort and elegant seclusion of the suite, while looking out at the magic of Florence. There is also a spacious bathroom, a walk-in closet and a sleek writing table with all the necessary network and power connections.
The Portrait family suite with courtyard view offers 58 sq m of space, with a separate living room with bar/kitchenette for daytime use, and a lounge area that can be used as a second bedroom for up to two children at night. The spacious main bedroom has space for a cot, which is available on request. For guests who need to stay in touch with the office, there is a stylish desk with power and network connections. To accommodate everyone's needs, some of the suites have two bathrooms, one with a walk-in shower and another with a bathtub and shower. Space for all the extra luggage will not be a problem with two separate closets. Toys, films and a DVD player are available and guests will find a wealth of places to visit with children on the in-room iPad.
Timeless Suite - City View Suite:
This spacious 60 sq m suite, comprises an open-plan lounge and sleeping area with double bed, magnificent marble bathroom with bathtub, shower room and double vanities, and walk-in closet. A timeless suite in a timeless property, where the creativity of past and present meet in a fusion of art, craft and haute couture. Overlooking a quiet lane, the atmosphere is contemporary and relaxing.
Portrait Suite River View:
The 85 sq m signature Portrait River View Suite offers the best of both worlds, with a palatial living and dining area on one side of the central hallway and a spacious and serene bedroom overlooking a quiet lane on the other. Space is the key in this suite, as with a maximum occupancy of four, the separate bedroom, deluxe sleeping area in the lounge plus two bathrooms and two closets, families can spread out in the same accommodation whilst retaining the utmost privacy. There is also a cleverly concealed but fully equipped kitchenette and bar, affording the flexibility to dine in or rustle up a much-needed snack when need be. By day, guests can gather round the original fireplace and let the sights and sounds of the best spot in Florence carry in through the open windows then, by night, enjoy the privacy that the extra space allows.
Family Two-Bedroom Suite:
In signature style, Portrait Firenze has created a bright, light and exclusive 110 sq m space, with a maximum occupancy of five, on the 6th floor of this character-filled property. This magnificent suite offers commanding views over the picturesque Ponte Vecchio, the Arno and the cypress-lined avenues winding up the rolling Tuscan hillside.
This fabulous suite boasts two bedrooms and two living/dining areas tucked atmospherically under the roof in true Florentine style.There are also two bathrooms and two walk-in closets, providing plenty of space for families or friends. This suite is available only on request. For information or reservations please contact the Reservations Department.
Ponte Vecchio Suite:
Portrait's 6th floor Ponte Vecchio luxury Suite extends over 120 sq m, and with a maximum occupancy of four and a full-facade riverfront terrace, treats guests to their own personal vantage point over the Arno and offers the luxury of sharing it with family and guests. High above the madding crowds but close to the magic of this enchanting city, there could be no more authentic a Florentine experience.
This hotel suite in Florence has two bedrooms at either end, two large bathrooms, two closets and a spacious lounge and dining area in the middle with a more intimate lounge opening off from the main living room. This provides the space to spread out in privacy and in peace with family or use it comfortably for personal needs while entertaining guests. All in-room catering requirements can be easily handled in the kitchenette-bar.
Portrait Penthouse Floor:
The Penthouse Floor is the ultimate vantage point over the masterpieces of Renaissance Florence. With 275 sq m of prime location comprising all four 6th-floor luxury suites in Florence - the Ponte Vecchio, the Timeless Sutie, the Family Suite and the Superior Suite River View - guests can be as private or as sociable as they like.
Additional information: Portrait Firenze
Pets are allowed on prior request.
Spa services are available at the nearby Continentale hotel.
Number of rooms: 37
Official category: 5 stars.
Languages spoken: Italian, English, French, Spanish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB, Maestro.
Restaurant closed: The Caffè dell'Oro restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
GPS Coordinates: 43° 46' 7.50'' N 11° 15' 9.96'' E
Nearest airport: Florence Airport, Peretola - 10,7km.