The Place Firenze

Rated 9.4 in 110 reviews. 20 rooms.


A former residence, hidden behind majestic, wooden doors in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, J.K. Place Firenze is a precious gem in this city of treasures. The restructuring of this Palazzo has resulted in a stylish “House” that unites traditional architecture with the comfort and luxury of modernism. In the 20 well-appointed rooms & suites cream along with brilliant light greys come on the scene with wengé wood and polished steel. For those who like laid-back environment the cozy J.K. TV Room, which features a large hi-tech flat screen and huge sofas, or the intimate and secluded roof-top Terrace on the top floor are the perfect spots to relax. In the charming, contemporary-style J.K. Lounge guests can enjoy sumptuous breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks or an aperitif followed by a delightful dinner. From April to October all-day dining is also available on the sleek J.K. Terrace, located in Piazza Santa Maria Novella.

Set just 7 minutes’ walk from Santa Maria Novella Basilica, The Place Firenze enjoys superb panoramic views from its rooftop terrace. It offers an à la carte restaurant, free WiFi and luxurious rooms with design features.

Rooms at the 5-star hotel are stylish and elegant, and decorated with unique features. Each comes with a satellite flat-screen TV. Some rooms overlook the hotel's gallery or the terrace.

A large breakfast is served in the glass-domed courtyard. The restaurant is open until 22:30 daily and is ideal for lunch, afternoon tea or an aperitif. A rich menu of Tuscan and Italian cuisine is served at dinner.

Santa Maria Novella Train Station is a 5-minute walk from the property. A guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery is available, as well as chauffeurs for wine tours of the Chianti region.

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A guide to great places near The Place Firenze

  1. IL Latini

    It is right, Great place! Huge meat plates, service is very friendly. Drinks are free and my Grappas have been offered. A must when you like big dishes!

    160 m from hotel
    Via dei Palchetti, 6

  2. Obikà Mozzarella Bar

    Mozzarella's Heaven!

    197 m from hotel
    Via de Tornabuoni, 16

  3. Palazzo Strozzi

    Thursday night open late, Strozzina (contemporary section) free from 6-11pm! Great place not just for exhibits but to hang in the courtyard (free wifi), cafe' or bookstore.

    247 m from hotel
    Piazza degli Strozzi

  4. Trattoria 13 Gobbi

    Try the rigatoni! The dish is huge! For dessert: cheesecake and chocolate cake. Amazing!

    254 m from hotel
    Via Del Porcellana, 9R

  5. Colle Bereto

    Fancy bar in firenze.

    287 m from hotel
    Piazza Strozzi 4-6/R

  6. Caffè Gilli

    Enjoy a quiet morning at piazza della Repibblica with coffee & pastries from Gilli. Sit outside for the full experience and watch the vendors sell everything from cured meats to fresh dip

    385 m from hotel
    Via Roma 1/R

  7. Campanile di Giotto

    The 84-meter Campanile di Giotto bell tower has 414 steps, but they’re worth it for the view. There are lots of more sights in Florence woth visiting - find out with the LH Travel Report Florence!

    476 m from hotel
    Piazza del Duomo

  8. Mercato Centrale

    Florence's Central Market is a food lover's heaven. There's meat and fish on the ground floor, fruits and vegetables on the first floor. For an inexpensive lunch, visit the Nerbone food stall.

    481 m from hotel
    Via dell'Ariento

  9. Galleria degli Uffizi

    One of the most important museums in the world with paintings by Tuscan artists Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and more.

    0.7 km from hotel
    Via della Ninna, 5

  10. All'Antico Vinaio

    The key is to trust the man making your sandwich, he knows what to do.

    0.8 km from hotel
    Via de' Neri, 65r

  11. Palazzo Pitti

    This huge palace (once home to the Medici) now contains numerous museums including the Palatine (paintings), costume, silver… and the Boboli Gardens of course.

    0.8 km from hotel
    Piazza dei Pitti

  12. Fortezza da Basso

    Hidden door: a 14° century door "Porta a Faenza" that can be identified by looking the Fortezza from the outside (it was incorporated in the fortress during the first half of the 16° century).

    1.0 km from hotel
    Viale Filippo Strozzi