Hotel Relais il Cestello is an old structure, used in the past as a post office that functioned with horses and buggies.
The Hotel looks on Piazza di Cestello and from the windows you can see the beautiful Cestello Church, the surrounding area of San Frediano, the Church of Ognissanti and the Arno River.
San Frediano is a very characteristic old Florentine area where you may still find wood, leather, glass and jewelery shops.
Close to the hotel are the Piazza del Carmine, Piazza Santo Spirito and the Pitti Palace.
In fact Hotel Relais il Cestello is situated in the heart of Florence; in a few minutes you can walk to the central railway station, the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and of course the beautiful shopping streets (Via della Vigna Nuova, Via Tornabuoni, Via Strozzi and Piazza della Repubblica) where you will find both high-fashion and antique stores
Panoramic view over the Arno river
All rooms with bathroom/shower, Air Conditioning, phone, mini-bar, TV, hair-dryer.
Safe service, breakfast service.
Internal structure adequate for disabled persons.
Discount at "Piazza di Cestello" and other close-by paid parking areas and garages
The Florence Hotel Relais Il Cestello is conveniently situated in a tranquil yet central part of town on the south banks of the River Arno. The Hotel overlooks the charming Piazza di Cestello and is moments away from all the major sights of the Renaissance capital of the world.
This stylish 3 star establishment with its spacious climate-controlled rooms is the perfect base whether travelling for business or pleasure. Within a short walk from this centrally located hotel you will find Piazza del Duomo - the heart and soul of Florence, the Uffizi Gallery, Michelangelo's David, Palazzo Vecchio and Ponte Vecchio.
Discovering the magical delights of Florence from Hotel Relais Il Cestello Firenze is as easy as opening the front door of the hotel. In the winding street and cobbled lanes you will find a wealth of culture, history, arts and high fashion. Churches, Art Galleries, Restaurants and outdoor markets all add to this city's vibrant atmosphere.