The 5 star Relais Santa Croce is a sumptuous, luxury property, on via Ghibellina just a few minutes from Florence's principal monuments, buildings, galleries and shopping areas, was built in the 18th century for Marquis Baldinucci, the Vatican treasurer.
The hotel - once the Palazzo Ciofi-Jacometti, retains its sumptuous elegance and retains original architectural elements while incorporating a host of modern features and conveniences that enable the hotel to offer the very best hospitality to its guests. The frescoes in the lobby, reception areas and grand halls also date back to the palace's origins. Together with the period furniture and draperies, the Relais Santa Croce is a calm, quiet and cool oasis in the historical center of Florence.
The Relais Santa Croce features immaculate, comfortable bedrooms and two capacious and stunning suites with Jacuzzi baths and a private fitness area. Each room is equipped with adjustable air conditioning, Internet via TV or on your laptop, satellite and pay TV, clothes closet, mini bar, safe deposit box. The rooms are characterized by great attention to detail: period furniture with design elements, precious fabric and luxury finishings, such as the walls decorated with boiserie panels.
The hotel's restaurant Guelfi & Ghibellini is specialized in a variety of Tuscan & Mediterranean food.