Owned by the Brini-Batacchi family the Hotel Degli Orafi is well known worldwide , as the setting for James Ivory's film "A Room with a View". The film was the winner of 3 Oscars in 1985, including the one for the best set design.
This magnificent 4-star luxury hotel is located in an ancient Florentine building dating back to the 13th century. You will find it in the centre of the city next to the River Arno and just a few steps away from the famous Ponte Vecchio & the Uffizi Gallery.
Formerly an Augustinian convent, this building has the remains of an ancient medieval tower, later destroyed by the "Ghibellinis" in 1260.
Today the tower is partly restored and you can enjoy the original frescoes of the XII century in the modern library.
When you enter our luxury hotel in florence you will immediately be immersed in an environment of true beauty, from the elegant newly restored lobby to the beautifully and classically furnished rooms with breathtaking views.
From our roof terrace bar you can admire the view over Ponte Vecchio and the Arno River, the Georgofili Academy, the Palazzo Vecchio (the ancient residence of the Medici family), the Vasarian Corridor & the Brunelleschi's Dome.
Florence is considered the cradle of the Italian Renaissance and has no equal for art and architecture.
This is also the perfect place to try the excellent Tuscan Cuisine, visit the beautiful Chianti region with its wine yards and to shop in the famous boutiques in the centre.
The Luxury Hotel Degli Orafi, in the heart of the historic centre, has got everything on its doorstep.
The location and the great service make our Hotel one of the most attractive and unforgettable places to stay.
The room where the famous movie was acted. A blockbuster and great editorial success.
Hotel degli Orafi - Firenze
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