Stay near the Uffizi
In Florence, staying near the Uffizi allows you to be close to all of the main sights: Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza del Duomo and the entire historical center. Here are some suggestions to help you plan your stay!
Accommodation in Florence’s Historical Center
Here is a whole website dedicated to accommodations in Florence and its outskirts so you can check out all of the offerings by area within the city or neighborhood or look for vacation rentals in the outskirts. Stay near the Uffizi by checking those in the historical center!
This small, five bedroom B&B is between the Arno river and Piazza Santa Croce, just a few blocks from the Uffizi. Family-run, you’ll get a chance to meet Alfredo and his family and get recommendations on all of the best places to eat and see nearby. The rooms are gorgeous, very beautifully decorated.
There are just 4 rooms in Mariangela’s small bed and breakfast and finding a room here makes it extra special. Also near Piazza di Santa Croce, the location is ideal for visiting the center as well as taking Mariangela’s market tours and cooking classes, including how to make homemade pasta.
This four star, small family run hotel is perfect for treating yourself to a special splurge in historic Florence. All the services of a luxury hotel but the welcome and coziness of a small B&B with fabulous views of the Arno river and a beautiful internal garden for enjoying breakfast in sunny weather…. and a rooftop terrace with a magnificent view of all of Florence!
The “Antiche Dimore Fiorentine” group of B&Bs includes the following, all located in the area near Piazza San Marco and near Piazza San Lorenzo.
Very centrally located near Piazza San Marco, this small B&B offers a beautiful rooftop terrace where you can enjoy breakfast or late dinner drinks while soaking in the view. The five rooms are tastefully decorated in Florentine style.
Just a block away is this second small B&B offering beautifully furnished rooms and a delicious breakfast. Very centrally located from all of the main sights, just a short walk away from the Accademia Gallery.
Close to San Lorenzo church, this B&B offers silk fabric and precious family antiques in the setting of a 19th century Florentine home. You’ll feel like you are visiting old family friends when you stay at this special residence, steps from all of the sights.
Apartments in Florence’s historical center
If you’d like to experience Florence from the comfort of your own “home”, then we suggest renting an apartment which provides you a kitchen where you can cook at home and eat in for some meals, a living area in which you can relax and watch TV in, your own set of keys and the freedom to come and go as you please.
Here are some ideas for some apartments in Florence:
Stay on one of the most prestigious shopping streets in Florence, right next to the Gucci boutique, in a luxury apartment furnished with antiques for 4 people, with two rooms, kitchen, living room, A/C and private garage if needed.
The Palazzo La Medicea is perfect for anyone wishing their own place in Florence: right in front of the Medici Chapels with the San Lorenzo market at your toes, you are in the heart of Florence to go out and see all of the sights and return back “home” to rest when you need to.There are 11 apartments in various sizes to suit couples and families.
The apartment is very centrally located near the Duomo right on the same street as the Pergola theater. It can sleep up to 5, so perfect for a family, with its kitchen, living room, dining room, A/C, free internet and washing machine. Private garage is available upon request.
Beautifully restored apartment for up to 7 guests located steps from the Fortezza da Basso and the central SMN train station. It is perfect for families looking for their own place to stay, with its living room, kitchen, and private garage upon request.
Stay in the Santa Croce district close to the Sant’Ambrogio market and fit right in like a local. Finely restored and furnished apartment perfect for 2 but can sleep up to 4 with double bedroom, living room with sofa bed, kitchen, A/C and bathroom.