VisitsItaly.com is happy to recommend the Relais Villa Antea, a luxury bed and breakfast near to the heart of ancient Florence.
Experience the intimacy of life in a turn of the century Florentine pied-a-terre. The luxuriously appointed Villa Antea was built in 1903 amid even older poplar and lime trees shading one of the cities most charming neighborhoods. Surrounded by antiques, precious tapestries and 21st centuries amenities - this is a truly unique and unforgettable place to spend a delightful holiday in Florence.
Ideally situated off the beaten path yet well within walking distance of the city's historic center, you will love the peace and tranquility of this unique location. This little Relais has recently been redesigned with great care and impeccable attention to detail. There is every modern comfort and amenity imaginable - making this convenient location perfect for both pleasure and business trips.
Villa Antea offers six large, bright double rooms, all decorated with parquet flooring, silk tapestries, period paintings and antiques.
The ground floor bedroom and bath have been specially fitted to accommodate guests with physical challenges. All bathrooms are luxuriously large and finished in fine Carrara marble. Especially unique are the shower stalls complete with jet sprays. The Junior Suite has, in addition, an English style bathtub.
The Academia, Piazza San Lorenzo and main train station Santa Maria Novella are 15 minutes away. Trade show visitors will find us within strolling distance.
Public transportation is at the corner, just 50 meters away.
Like a luxury b&b relais, Villa Antea has an outside courtyard to have tea and cocktails when coming back from the charming atmospheres of the center of Florence.
Located in one of the more scenic and tranquil areas of Florence, Relais Villa Antea bed and breakfst, combines the unique charm and intimacy of a luxurious old home with the most modern amenities.
Mosaics and frescos accent major areas - special breakfasts are served in the Villa's exclusive dining room; tea and cocktails are to be enjoyed in the courtyard; tranquillity and elegance abound.
Your stay will be truly memorable. The elegant decor reflects an impeccable history. Combined are sparkling white marble and skylit pietra serena which provide an elegant background for the original decorations and furnishings. Tapestries, paintings and luxurious fabrics line the walls and frame the views.
The outside courtyard has got a pleasant area dedicated to the guests of the Villa, furnished with wrought iron coffee tables and chairs, itís an ideal location for having drinks or tea at the sun-set. During the summer time breakfast is served here.
Services and amenities
Our staff is present every day from 7,30a.m. until 8,30p.m., we are happy to do late check-in upon request. We ask you please to let us know in advance the time of your arrival (within 8pm of your arriving day).
The private parking will let you forget your car for the whole stay, giving you the opportunity to walk freely around the city.
It is possible to book in advance tickets for the main museums of Florence, like the Uffizi and Academia Gallery, in order to avoid the long queues that you might find especially in high season.
It is possible to organize excursions around the City, to the Chianti and all over Tuscany, we will suggest special tours and indicate the most charming places to visit. We will give you maps and road-information.
We organize tours of the several outlets around Tuscany, to buy the best Italian fashion at great prices.
- Personal shopper
If you want a tour throughout Florenceís most famous shopping roads, without wasting too much time, we can reserve for you a personal shopper, who will help you in choosing among the most prestigious Italian brands.
- Car renting
We are glad to suggest you and contact for you the most skilled car-rental companies, with or without a driver, to let you drive around discovering Tuscany.
- Transfer service NCC
The transfer service from and to Florence/Pisa airport can be organized upon request.
According to your liking, we are glad to suggest and reserve for you the most characteristic Tuscan Trattoria and the best non touristy restaurants.
We organize wine, olive oil and Tuscan gourmet tasting. You might have it both in our Villa and in specialized restaurants. We can also organize customized dinners.
- Baby sitter
Itís possible to reserve skilled baby-sitters with references. If you book in advance we will be able to find a person that speaks your kidís language.
- Laundry service
We have our own wash and dry laundry service. For dry-cleaning items we use a trusted external laundry service.