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Hotel Palazzo Vecchio enjoys an ideal location in the historical city centre of Florence, near to Santa Maria Novella train station, the cathedral of Florence (Duomo), the Congress Palace, the Fortezza da Basso and all Florence's most important monuments and museums.


Via Bernardo Cennini, 4
50123 - Firenze


How to get here

By train: The nearest train station is Santa Maria Novella (Firenze SMN), that is located 300 meters from the hotel. To reach us, take the left exit of the station, next to the platform 16 . Walk towards the Congress Palace and Piazza Adua, and then continue in Via Cennini, the hotel is at number 4. Be careful to not confuse with “Palazzo Vecchio” (the city hall), which is located on the opposite direction from the Hotel Palazzo Vecchio.

By bus or taxi: You can catch the shuttle bus, which connects Florence airport (A. Vespucci) with the central train station S. M. Novella. The bus name is “Volainbus”. The travel time is approximately 25 minutes and ticket costs € 6 per person. The bus stop, in the city center, is at Santa Maria Novella train station, next to the taxi station.
If you prefer to take a taxi, the cost is 20 euro, plus the surcharge of 1 euro for each luggage. Be careful to not confuse the Hotel Palazzo Vecchio with the “Palazzo Vecchio” (the city hall), which is located on the opposite direction from the Hotel.

By Car: From the highway (autostrada), take exit Firenze Nord or Firenze Sud, towards city center.
Arrived at the Fortezza da Basso, take Viale Spartaco Lavagnini; at the traffic light, which is located in the middle of the avenue, turn right into Via Santa Caterina d'Alessandria.
Go straight and turn right in Piazza Indipendenza, then left at the first corner and continue until Via della Fortezza, then turn right. Take the first left (Via del Pratello) until Piazza del Crocifisso. Turn left onto Via Faenza and then right into Via Cennini, our hote is on the left side.


Please note that the hotel has a parking by payment. The entrance to the parking is tight, so we recommend you call the hotel to inform of your arrival. The staff will be happy to help you. Upon the arrival, you can register the license plate for the limited traffic zone (ZTL), at a cost of € 1. The recording has retroactive effect of 3 hours from the arrival. The registration does not cover the passage from public lanes (reserved for public transport), therefore a fine will be carried out.