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Kids are ready to climb to the top of the Campanile, check out Leonardo's machines, soak up Renaissance art in Uffizi, explore the old city walls, shop for gold goodies on Ponte Vecchio, look for all the David statues, or run around the Boboli Gardens, you'll need a fun place to stay in Florence. Family-friendly accommodations are a snap on Travel for Kids.
Here's our own Travel for Kids hand-picked list of family friendly hotels for Florence, all styles and price ranges, in neighborhoods near to fun things to do with kids.
Hotels are selected for their amenities for families, such as markets, restaurants, ice cream (gelaterias), fruit stands, laundromats in the neighborhood, rooms that sleep 4 people or more, outdoor swimming pools, breakfast included in the room rate, babysitting services, mini-fridges in rooms, and more. Hotel policies can change, however, so be sure to check with the hotel at the time you make your reservation to be sure your desired family amenities are still available.
Tips: In Florence, reception for the hotel isn't always on the ground floor (elevator or stairs to the hotel). Some hotels offer cost savings on the room rate if you pay cash, instead of credit card. Car parking for a hotel can be expensive in Florence, 20 euros and more per day.
Also check out our Florence family apartment rentals, with kitchens and more room to spread out.
family hotels florence italy
  Duomo San Lorenzo
  Uffizi Oltrarno
  Santa Maria Novella    
    Duomo
Hotel Perseo – Hotel is located one block from the Piazza del Duomo, situated on the 4th floor (elevator access); breakfast is included in room rate; double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 2) quad rooms (sleep 4); crib or extra bed available upon request; air conditioning in all rooms; car parking at nearby garage (for a fee); restaurants, ice cream and pizzerias in the neighborhood.
Relais Uffizi – Double rooms (sleep 2), junior suites (sleep 3 or 4), extra beds available upon request; hotel is located on a quiet pedestrian street, close to Piazza della Signoria; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; breakfast is included in room rate; restaurants and cafes (sandwiches and pastries) in the neighborhood; car parking (for a fee).
Hotel Benivieni – Hotel is located in an old palazzo, on a quiet side street, one block from the Duomo; double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); breakfast is included in room rate; restaurants and ice cream in the neighborhood; car parking (for a fee).
Hotel Costantini – Breakfast is included in room rate; double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); air conditioning in all rooms; 24 hour room service; valet car parking (for a fee); restaurants, ice cream and bakery in the neighborhood; hotel is situated on the 2nd floor.
Grand Hotel Cavour – Hotel is located right next to the Bargello museum, close to Piazza della Signoria; breakfast is included in room rate; twin or double rooms (sleep 2), quad room (sleeps 4); air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; on-site restaurant with family friendly food; crib available upon request; ice cream, pizzerias, restaurants in the neighborhood; car parking (for a fee).
Rodo Hotel – Double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; restaurants, bakeries, ice cream in the neighborhood; car parking (for a fee); hotel is on the 3rd floor.
Palazzo Niccolini al Duomo – Hotel is located in historic palazzo, right across from the Piazza del Duomo; twin and double rooms (sleep 2), suites sleep 4 (double bedroom, living room with sofa bed), connecting rooms are available; extra bed or crib available upon request; babysitting can be arranged; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; breakfast is included; bakeries, ice cream, restaurants in the neighborhood; car parking (for a fee); shuttle service from the train station.
Hotel Maxim – Restaurants, bakeries, ice cream in the neighborhood; double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); breakfast is included in room rate; garage parking (for a fee); hotel is on 2nd floor (elevator access).
Monna Lisa – Double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); babysitting can be arranged; private garden; breakfast buffet is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; car parking (for a fee), restaurants in the neighborhood.
Hotel Olimpia – Hotel is located on the Piazza della Repubblica, and is on the 4th floor (elevator access); double rooms (sleep 2), triples (king bed plus two twin beds, sleep 3), quad rooms (one double bed, two twin beds, sleep 4); breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning in all rooms; car parking at garage (fee); sweet shop, restaurants, and ice cream in the neighborhood.
Hotel Duomo – Restaurants, ice cream, pizzerias, in the neighborhood; double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; breakfast included in room rate; car parking in nearby garage (for a fee); hotel is located right at the Piazza del Duomo.
Hotel Pendini – Family suites (sleep 6), quad rooms (sleep 4), triples (sleep 3), doubles and single rooms; breakfast is included in the room rate; air conditioning; hotel is located right on the Piazza della Repubblica, situated on the fourth floor; fee car parking; restaurants, ice cream, bakeries in the neighborhood.
Hotel Bigallo – Hotel is next to the Piazza del Duomo, situated on the 3rd floor (elevator access); double rooms (sleep 2) and triples (sleep 3); air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; breakfast is included in room rate; restaurants, ice cream, cafes (pastries and sandwiches) in neighborhood; fee car parking.
Hotel Dei Lanzi – Twin and double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning in all rooms; car parking (for a fee); restaurants, ice cream shops in the neighborhood; hotel is situated on the 1st floor (elevator access), on a quiet side street.
    Uffizi
Relais Piazza Signoria – Historic building located on the Piazza della Signoria, steps away from the Uffizi; suites and one bedroom apartments with double or two twin beds; apartments have living area with sofa bed, dining area, kitchenettes with refrigerator, stovetop and cookware; air conditioning; restaurants, pizzerias, ice cream in the neighborhood.
Hotel Calzaiuoli – Hotel is located on a pedestrian street, Via Calzaiuoli, and is situated on the 2nd floor (elevator access); restaurants, bakery, ice cream in the neighborhood; twin or double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; fee car parking; crib available upon request; babysitting can be arranged.
Room Mate Isabella – Hotel is one block from Piazza della Repubblica, in historic building (George Eliot and Verdi stayed at the "casa albergo" in the 19th century ), situated on the 1st floor (up stairs); double rooms (sleep 2); adjoining double rooms (sleep 4); crib available upon request; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; breakfast is included in room rate; babysitting can be arranged; fee car parking; restaurants, ice cream, sweet shops, cafes (pastries and sandwiches) in the neighborhood.
Hotel degli Orafi – Breakfast is included in room rate; twin or double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3); air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; crib available upon request; car parking (for a fee); restaurants in the neighborhood; hotel is located on the Arno River, near the Galleria dell' Uffizi, in historic building with frescoes in the breakfast room.
Hotel La Residenza – Hotel is located one block from Piazza della Repubblica, and is situated on the 1st floor (elevator access); twin or double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (king bed, 2 twin beds, sleep 4); restaurants, sweet shops, cafes in the neighborhood; breakfast is included in room rate; fee car parking in nearby garage; crib available upon request; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; roof garden.
Hotel Torre Guelfa – Restaurants in the neighborhood; double rooms (sleep 2), triples, (sleep 3), two double connecting rooms are available; breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; crib available upon request; hotel is one block from the Arno River.
Relais Cavalcanti – Hotel is located in historic, building built in the 13th century, one block from Piazza della Repubblica; restaurants, sweet shop, ice cream in the neighborhood; twin or double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3); babysitting can be arranged; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms.
Hotel Berchielli – Hotel overlooks the Arno River, centrally located near the Ponte Vecchio; restaurants, ice cream in the neighborhood; breakfast is included in room rate; car parking (for a fee); twin or double rooms (sleep 2), plus extra bed (to sleep 3); roof terrace and snack bar with light meals.
Hotel Balestri – Hotel overlooks the Arno River; double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3); breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; car parking (for a fee); restaurants and ice cream in the neighborhood;
    Santa Maria Novella
Grand Hotel Minerva – Outdoor swimming pool; hotel is located right Piazza Santa Maria Novella, large square with grass, and is close to the train station; drawing kit and sweets at check-in; twin or double rooms (sleep 2), family suite (sleeps 4 or 5); room service and on-site restaurant with children's menu; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; babysitting can be arranged; crib available upon request; breakfast is included in the room rate; restaurants, ice cream, pizzeria, and bakery in the neighborhood.
St. Regis Florence – Historic hotel in a 19th century palazzo, overlooking the Arno River; 24 hour room service and on-site restaurant (serving breakfast lunch and dinner) with children's menu; double rooms with two twin beds or double bed (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), connecting and adjoining rooms are available; crib or extra bed available upon request; babysitting services; car parking (for a fee); restaurants and bakeries in the neighborhood.
Hotel Santa Maria Novella – Breakfast is included in room rate; double rooms (sleep 2), plus extra bed (to sleep 3); air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; car parking (for a fee); bakery, restaurants, ice cream in the neighborhood; hotel is located on Piazza Santa Maria Novella, a large open square with grassy areas, and is close to the train station.
Hotel Kraft – Outdoor swimming pool (summers); hotel is situated in quiet neighborhood, two blocks from the Arno River; double rooms (sleep 2), triples (queen plus twin bed, or three twin beds, sleep 3), connecting rooms are available; on-site terrace restaurant; breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; crib available upon request; fee car parking.
Hotel Aprile Palazzo dal Borgo – Hot buffet breakfast included in room rate; double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; garden courtyard; babysitting can be arranged; fee car parking in nearby garage; ice cream, restaurants in the neighborhood; hotel is close to train station.
The Westin Excelsior – Goodie bag at check-in with Florence guide, coloring books and bath toys; special kids' program; rooms with two twins or king bed (sleep 2), connecting rooms or extra bed is available; on-site restaurant and room service with children's menu; babysitting services; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; crib or high chair are available upon request; car parking (for a fee); restaurants and bakeries in the neighborhood; historic landmark hotel, overlooking the Arno River.
Best Western Grand Hotel Adriatico – Free car parking; double or twin rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), connecting rooms are available; hot buffet breakfast is included in the room rate; 24 hour room service; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; crib available upon request; babysitting can be arranged; restaurants, sweet shop, cafe (pastries and sandwiches) in neighborhood.
Hotel Alba – Twin or double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; nearby car parking (for a fee); restaurants in the neighborhood; hotel is located very close to the train station.
Hotel De La Ville – Hot buffet breakfast included in room rate; twin or double rooms (sleep 2), suites (sleep 5), extra bed available upon request (for a fee); room service; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; babysitting can be arranged; restaurants in the neighborhood; hotel is convenient to train station; fee car parking.
Hotel Consigli – Hotel is located on the Arno River, in a quiet neighborhood; twin or double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), suites (sleep 4); buffet breakfast is included in room rate; crib available upon request; air conditioning in all rooms; fee car parking; terrace with river views.
Hotel Londra – Hotel is on a quiet street, close to train station; hot breakfast buffet included in room rate; courtyard garden; on-site restaurant with family-friendly food; twin or double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), family rooms (sleep 4); crib available upon request; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; babysitting can be arranged; car parking (for a fee); restaurants and pizzeria in the neighborhood.
Hotel Rivoli – Restaurants and pizzeria in the neighborhood; hotel is close to the train station; courtyard garden and jacuzzi; twin or double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), connecting rooms are available; 24 hour room service; breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; babysitting can be arranged; crib available upon request.
Hotel Goldoni – Rooms with twin or double beds (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); hotel is close to the Arno River and is situated on the 1st floor (elevator access); air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; breakfast is included in room rate; car parking (for a fee); restaurants and bakeries in the neighborhood.
Hotel Boccaccio – Restaurants, ice cream in the neighborhood; rooms with twin or double beds (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3); buffet breakfast is included in room rate; 24 hour room service; breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; car parking (for a fee); babysitting can be arranged; crib or high chair available upon request.
    San Lorenzo
  Tip: San Lorenzo is the area northwest of the train station, near the Piazza della Indipendenza and Central Market.
Hotel Casci – Twin or double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); buffet breakfast is included in room rate; restaurants in the neighborhood; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; fee car parking; hotel is convenient to Piazza del Duomo.
Hotel Albani Firenze – Restaurants and bakery in the neighborhood; rooms with two twin one king bed (sleep 2), triples (sleep 4), family rooms (sleep 4); breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; room service; babysitting can be arranged; hotel is close to the train station, on a quiet side street.
Hotel Malaspina – Hotel is located on Piazza della Indipendenza, a large square with benches, trees and a playground; breakfast is included in room rate; double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), connecting rooms are available; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; crib available upon request; babysitting can be arranged; fee car parking; bakery, pizza, ice cream, and restaurants in the neighborhood;
Hotel Europa – Breakfast is included in the room rate; rooms with double bed (sleep 2), with extra bed (sleep 3); air conditioning and mini-fridges in rooms; laundry service; hotel is centrally located, near the Duomo.
Hotel Porta Faenza – Grocery, restaurants, pizzeria, ice cream in the neighborhood; breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; doubles rooms (sleep 2), extra bed (to sleep 3), adjoining double rooms are available; crib available upon request; babysitting can be arranged; fee car parking in on-site garage; hotel is convenient to the train station.
Hotel Orto de' Medici – Double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); on-site cafe with hot chocolate and homemade sweets; breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; car parking at nearby garage for a fee; restaurants, cafes (sandwiches and pastries) in the neighborhood; hotel is located in historic building.
Laurus Al Duomo – Rooftop terrace for breakfast (optional, included in room rate); double rooms (sleep 2), extra bed available upon request (to sleep 3); air conditioning and mini-fridges in rooms; babysitting can be arranged; fee car parking; laundry services.
Hotel Caravaggio – Hotel is close to Piazza della Indipendenza, large square (benches, trees) and playground; twin or double rooms (sleep 2) triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); crib available upon request; breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; fee car parking in nearby garage; bakery, pizza, ice cream, restaurants in the neighborhood.
Hotel Botticelli – Breakfast is included in room rate; double rooms (sleep 2); plus extra beds (sleep up to 5); air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; car parking (for a fee).
Hotel Lombardi – Hotel is situated on the 3rd floor (elevator access), and is close to the train station; breakfast is included in room rate; double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); restaurants and bakery in the neighborhood; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms.
Hotel Galileo – Hotel is close to wide small park with benches, trees, and children's playground; breakfast is included in room rate; twin or double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), extra bed available upon request; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; bakery, pizzeria, ice cream, restaurants in the neighborhood; fee car parking; hotel is convenient to train station.
Cellai Hotel – Hotel is one block from Piazza della Indipendenza, with a playground; double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); breakfast is included in room rate; bakery, fruit stand, restaurants in the neighborhood; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; fee car parking.
Hotel Centrale – Breakfast is included in room rate; rooms with twin or double beds (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), extra bed or adjoining double rooms are available; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; crib available upon request; car parking (for a fee); restaurants in the neighborhood; hotel is close to Piazza del Duomo and is situated on the 1st floor (elevator access).
Hotel Donatello – Hotel is located on Piazza della Indipendenza, large square with benches, trees and playground; twin or double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4), extra beds available upon request; breakfast is included in room rate; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; fee car parking in nearby garage; bakery, pizzeria, ice cream, restaurants in the neighborhood.
    Oltrarno
  Tip: Oltrarno, area south of the Arno River near the Boboli Gardens, has homey, family-oriented neighborhoods.
Hotel La Scaletta – Double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); air conditioning in all rooms; breakfast is included in room rate; bakeries, restaurants, ice cream, fruit stand in the neighborhood; hotel is situated on the 4th floor (elevator access), and located next to the Bobobli Gardens; rooftop terrace with views of the gardens and Duomo across the river.
Hotel Pitti Palace – Hotel is located next to the Ponte Vecchio; breakfast is included in the room rate; double rooms (sleep 2), plus extra bed (sleep 3), connecting rooms are available; air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; crib available upon request; fee garage car parking; restaurants, bakery, cafes (sandwiches and pastries), fruit stand in neighborhood.
Hotel Alessandra – Double rooms (sleep 2), triples (sleep 3), quad rooms (sleep 4); air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; breakfast is included in the room rate; hotel is situated on the 1st floor (up stairs); laundromat, restaurants, cafes, fruit stand in the neighborhood.
Guest House San Frediano – Laundromat, restaurants, cafes (sandwiches and pastries), fruit stand in the neighborhood; twin or double rooms (sleep 2), quad rooms (sleep 4); air conditioning and mini-fridges in all rooms; crib available upon request.
  Tips: In Florence, reception for the hotel isn't always on the ground floor (elevator or stairs to the hotel). Some hotels offer cost savings on the room rate if you pay cash, instead of credit card. Car parking for a hotel can be expensive in Florence, 20 euros and more per day.
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