Villa La Vedetta, Florence
|Viale Michelangiolo, 78, 50125, Florence, Florence, Tuscany, ITALY.|
Description: Villa La VedettaEnjoying a fabulous location, perched on a wooded hillside overlooking the river Arno and the Piazzale Michelangelo, Villa La Vedetta is a small luxury boutique hotel, situated in a magnificently restored mid-19th century neoclassical mansion. Offering fantastic views of the historic centre of Florence, this beautiful urban resort offers exclusive accommodation, great food and top-class service in a quiet, tranquil setting.
Perfect for tranquil stays in spectacular city, Villa La Vedetta is located far from the hustle and bustles of the city centre, yet is just a short shuttle trip to the Ponte Vecchio and all the fabulous landmarks and attractions of Florence. Villa La Vedetta offers regular shuttle rides to and from the city centre. On-site, the hotel boasts a large outdoor swimming pool, delightful shaded gardens, and a spectacular panoramic terrace with stunning views of the Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Vecchio, the Duomo and the Brunelleschi Cupola, the Basilica of Santa Croce, and much, much more.
For fine dining experiences, Villa La Vedetta is home to the award-winning Onice Restaurant, where guests can enjoy the refined creations of the chef and his kitchen brigade, based on the finest locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. Onice also has an excellent wine list, with the focus on some of the best wines from the Tuscan vineyards. The dining area is a magnificent space with barrel vaults and cosy seating, and in fine weather, meals can also be enjoyed al fresco on the terrace.
Type of rooms: Villa La VedettaRomantic:
The six romantic rooms at Villa la Vedetta have an area of 20 sq m. They have views of the Italian garden and are situated in the refined wing of the hotel called the"Romantic Cottage". These rooms feature glass desks, stylish furniture, and marble night tables matching the colours of the silk and velvet used for the the bedrooms. The rooms come with matching marble and mosaic bathrooms with a shower or a whirlpool bath, and exclusive toiletries by "Ortigia". All rooms feature free Wi-Fi access, LCD satellite TV, Hi-Fi music centre with a CD player and mini-bar. A room for guests with limited mobility is available on request.
The five Gran Deluxe rooms at Villa la Vedetta have an area 35 sq m. They are particularly bright, due to their large double windows, and they are located in the main Villa. The Grand Deluxe rooms boast wonderful views of Florence or the Italian garden, and they are ideal for guests seeking additional space and a queen-size bed or two double beds. Stylishly furnished, the rooms come with matching marble and mosaic bathrooms, all with a whirlpool bath, and exclusive toiletries by "Ortigia". All rooms feature free Wi-Fi access, LCD satellite TV, Hi-Fi music centre with a CD player and mini-bar.
The six Deluxe Suites of Villa la Vedetta have a area of between 40 and 45 sq m. Some of them offer a view of Florence, and others have views of the Italian garden. These suites feature a spacious bedroom and a separate living room, furnished with unique antiques combined with modern design pieces. The silk and velvet fabrics match the precious marble and Italian mosaic of the bathrooms, which come with a whirlpool bath and luxurious "Ortigia" toiletries. All rooms feature free Wi-Fi access, LCD satellite TV, Hi-Fi music centre with a CD player and mini-bar.
Arranged on two levels, Bellavista Suite is the largest suite in the Villa, and and offers unique accommodation with an area of 70 sq m. This suite has two huge windows, and boasts amazing views of Florence. The bedroom, the living room and the main bathroom are located on the lower floor, while the second floor has a living room corner and the guest bathroom. Both bathrooms, with marble and mosaics that match with the colours of the rooms, feature a whirlpool bath and exclusive toiletries by"Ortigia". The suite is furnished with a unique combination of carefully chosen antiques and modern design pieces. Like all the rooms in Villa La Vedetta, the Bellavista Suite free comes with Wi-Fi access, an LCD satellite TV, a Hi-Fi music centre with a CD player and a mini-bar.
Additional information: Villa La Vedetta
Pets are allowed on prior request.
A regular free shuttle service is available to the city.
Number of rooms: 18
Official category: 5 stars.
Languages spoken: Italian, English, French.Smoking policy: Non-smoking rooms.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB.
Restaurant closed: The Onice Restaurant is open daily for lunch, from 12:30pm. to 14:30pm, and for dinner, from 19:30pm. to 23:00pm.
GPS Coordinates: 43° 45' 43.35'' N 11° 16' 10.03'' E
Nearest airport: Florence Airport, Peretola - 11,1km.