Hotels Near Duomo

Hotels near Duomo, the magnificent Florence Cathedral and surrounding pedestrian square, are some of the top rated in Florence. Visitors often cite the friendly service and the unique accommodations that look nothing like the ordinary among these lodging options. Many of the buildings that house Duomo hotels were built with as much care as the grand cathedral that graces the Florence skyline.

Hotel Duomo

Hotel Duomo
Hotel Duomo

The Hotel Duomo looks nothing like the hotels you’re used to—this most distinctive of Duomo hotels is located on one of the oldest streets in the area close to the cathedral as well as Piazza del Campo, the Museo dell’Opera Metropolitana and many other local landmarks. The building that now houses the Hotel Duomo, with roots tracing back to the 12th century, once was home to a noble family. Today, it’s the guests who are treated like nobility. Whether you’re beginning your day in the breakfast room, relaxing in your own room, or soaking in the views of Tuscany from the terrace, you’ll experience an authentic Italian getaway. All of the 20 guestrooms have fantastic views, including the magnificent Il Duomo and the rolling hills. These quiet and spacious rooms with en-suite baths also include air conditioning, satellite TV and wireless Internet connections.

Palazzo Gamba

Palazzo Gamba
Palazzo Gamba

Another one of the hotels near Duomo and the heart of the city, the Palazzo Gamba (pictured at top) combines the service and amenities of hotels with the privacy and style of vacation rentals. Within a short stroll of the Cathedral and the Uffizi Gallery as well as wine bars and outdoor markets—the Palazzo Gamba certainly has a great location. But that’s just the beginning of the story. Its overnight accommodations are plush and comfortable, both the apartments and the penthouse suite. The apartments can accommodate two or four people, while the suite has space for six travelers. Each one has a full kitchen, with everything you need to make a meal with some of that famous fresh local produce. Other perks include the modern comforts of air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs and WiFi access. The hotel staff is on dusty ensure you have everything you need—you won’t have to worry about the linens, housekeeping or other chores you’d have in typical vacation rentals, or at home. A number of packages for your Florence vacations are available, which will save some euros off the typical rate of Duomo hotels.

Palazzo Ruspoli

Palazzo Ruspoli
Palazzo Ruspoli

Small, yet welcoming, Palazzo Ruspoli is one of the hotels near Duomo that’s gained a reputation for its great service. Gaining the attention of repeat Florence visitors and anyone who’s looking for Duomo hotels with style, the Palazzo has 14 guestrooms, and every one provides elegant surroundings. All of the rooms have double beds and desks, along with minibars and en-suite bathrooms. As expected for Florence Hotels, the Palazzo overlooks some delightful scenery. Its staff is happy to make suggestions for some of the best places to visit nearby and can help book tours of the city.

Duomo View B&B

Duomo View B&B
Duomo View B&B

Also in the heart of Florence, the aptly named Duomo View B&B is close to everything. When the weather is good, guests can visit the terrace that overlooks the city, which is especially delightful when the manager is hosting the evening cocktail reception. Back inside the inn, you’ll find an abundance of contemporary decor and refined style. This small property has five guestrooms with shared baths.

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