Book a Luxury Hotel Room at Brunelleschi Hotel

If you are traveling to Florence in Italy, stay in one of the luxury hotel rooms at the Brunelleschi Hotel for the most comfort.

Due to its popularity among tourists, in 2016, there were over 20 thousand hotel rooms in 570 facilities across Florence. However, none of them are quite like the luxury hotel rooms at Brunelleschi Hotel.

In total, the 4-star Brunelleschi Hotel has 96 spacious, luxury hotel rooms. On top of being near the most attractive destinations in the city, the rooms are also very comfortable, supported by a well-mannered concierge, and offer some magnificent views of the cityscape. Based on the type of amenities and view, the luxury hotel rooms at Brunelleschi Hotel are divided into five main categories.

Deluxe Executive Panorama

Redecorated by architect Benelli, the Deluxe Executive Panorama is a dream for any travelers visiting Florence. The room is equipped with all the luxurious amenities and offers the ultimate viewing pleasure for its guests. As the name suggests, you can enjoy among others, a full panoramic view of Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazzale Michelangelo, San Lorenzo, Palazzo Vecchio, Giotto tower and Brunelleschi’s Cupola. At 269sq feet, the room is spacious and decorated with specially designed furniture. The attached bathroom is completed with a luxury marble finish and has all the standard amenities.

Deluxe Rooms

If you are looking for a room with a view of the Duomo – otherwise known as the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, book on of the deluxe rooms at Brunelleschi Hotel. Some rooms offer a front-facing view, while some others offer a side view. There are also some deluxe rooms that offer a view of the Florence shopping district – Via Dei Calzaiuoli. They offer all the luxuries expected of a 4-star hotel room, with the options of a spacious king-sized bed, or twin beds that can be easily joined together.

Classic Executive

Most of the Classic Executive double rooms come with a view of the del Giglio square. There are also some rooms overlooking the famous Via dei Calzaiuoli, which can be yours upon availability in one of your lucky days. They either come with a queen-sized bed or twin beds that can be joined to make up as one. They come with all the standard amenities and designed to provide a sound sleep in the downtown surroundings.

Superior Executive

Despite being located in the inner courtyard of the Hotel Brunelleschi; the Superior Executive rooms offer a view of the Giglio square. The rooms have been recently refurbished to bring them up to speed, and now offers a contemporary décor. The rooms are cozy, with a 4-poster bed with premium mattress, and a walk-in closet.

Family Room

Ideal for up to 6 people, the family rooms at Hotel Brunelleschi is made by connecting two Deluxe rooms. You can choose between the options of two twin beds, or one king-sized bed in each of the rooms. Along with the standard amenities, these rooms also offer a DVD player with different kid-friendly cartoons.

Standard Amenities

Aside from a few extra additions for specific rooms, below is a list of standard amenities that are offered in any of the luxury hotel rooms at the Brunelleschi Hotel:

-Two telephones in the room, one in the bathroom.

-A 42-inch LCD TV with satellite channels.

– High-speed Wi-Fi internet and a selection of daily newspapers.

-24-hrs room service, twice daily maids and laundry.

– Top-class bathroom amenities with a luxury courtesy line.

– Air conditioning with heating and remote control.

-Gluten-free minibar, American bar.

– iPod docking stations, safe with a lock and inner PowerPoint.

Finally Celebrate Spring! BOOK EASTER IN ROME

rome hotelsSpring is finally here-well, in Rome it surely is.  The Italians are strolling through the gardens and dining alfresco.   The Bettoja hotels are the perfect place to take a break and spend a few days in the Roman sunshine.  The flowers are blooming and the evenings mild so walking through the narrow streets and having gelato is a luxurious spring pass time.  Now is the perfect time to visit Rome!

The Bettoja Easter offer includes:

  • Early check-in & late check-out (depending on hotel availability)
  • Welcome drink
  • Easter Lunch at the restaurants of the Hotel Mediterraneo or Massimo D’Azeglio. Children from 0 to 12 age are free
  • Dinner at the Roof Garden of Hotel Mediterraneo with a supplement of € 25,00 per person (select the option “Dinner at Roof” in the reservation form)
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A Visit to the Hotel Adler Thermae, Tuscany

A getaway does wonders for the spirit, but when that trip is to Tuscany your soul will sing with delight. The sights, the sounds and the people offer a refreshing change of pace from the daily grind. A more lovely place to vacation couldn’t be found.

resorts in tuscanyA trip to Tuscany is an occasion, and such a wondrous occasion calls for top notch accommodations. Hotel Adler Thermae fits the bill perfectly. Imagine a luxury resort that is a perfect mix of modern architecture, nature, and classic Italian charm. The Hotel Adler Thermae has a rich history that stems back to 1810. Operated by the 7th generation of the Adler Family with obvious care and pride, this all inclusive hotel offers visitors a one of a kind stay that is drenched in class, style and luxury.

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The cuisine of Hotel Adler Thermae is worth writing home about! Imagine having a cocktail with the host to welcome you, or having a generous breakfast buffet available until 11 am to the delight of your taste buds. Lunch at Hotel Adler Thermae is nothing short of impressive. The salads, antipasti and pasta dishes and grilled meat and fish offerings are the perfect way to refuel for a busy day of sightseeing. The gourmet 4 and 5 course meals at dinner time are nothing short of mouth watering. My favorite part of the edible offerings of the hotel has to be the afternoon break buffet which features home-made cakes, all of which were completely drool worthy.

pic1While I could talk to you about the food at Hotel Adler Thermae all day long, there is so much more to offer at this luxury hotel. The Thermal Spa is a hot spring of wellness. The waters are heated naturally from deep within the earth and have absorbed minerals over time which are great for not only the mind but also the soul.

20140713_120904I loved that there are indoor and outdoor thermal pools for my enjoyment and a special thermal pool for children which features jet fountains and perfectly warm water that will lead to a lot of splashing fun for the kids.  The pool featured above actually goes into a whirlpool every 10 minutes, which my son absolutely adored.

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Hotel Mediterraneo, Rome

When in Rome, where does one stay? If one stays at Hotel Mediterraneo, a one of a kind experience can be expected for an unforgettable trip. Located in the heart of Rome, this hotel is beautiful and easy to get where you need or want to go from.

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Somebody’s sleeping in my bed….

First, customers are cherished at Hotel Mediterraneo. Expect exceptional service from the staff. The atmosphere of the hotel is infectious, you can’t help but feel very worldly, sophisticated, and maybe even a little pampered when you step foot across the threshold of Hotel Mediterraneo.
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Located on top of a hill and across from the train station, you will admire the impressive views of the city. Designed by Art Deco Architect Mario Loreti in 1936, Hotel Mediterraneo is a 4 ½ star hotel that offers guests the ability to walk to all of the ancient main monuments. 10 stunning floors of art deco decor give this hotel a distinction of being rare, gorgeous and like an art deco dream come true. As the name suggests, the sea will be enjoyed through out the hotel. Marble busts abound and offer a certain sense of ancient class to the establishment that is fantastic and intoxicating.

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What to do in Rome, Italy With Kids

What to do when in Rome?  It’s kind of hard to do as the Romans did- but you can try to walk in their footsteps a bit.  Depending on how long you have to tour will decide how many attractions and historical sites that you get to see.  While not a small city, the historic center is clustered together, making many things walking distance.

The Sistine Chapel is a must see for art and history lovers alike.  Guided tours are not allowed inside, so your guide (if you have one) will fill you in before you enter.  You can also self guide, of course. One of the highlights has to be seeing the famous “Creation of Adam” painting, where God nearly touches the hand of His first man.  More humorously, see Michelangelo’s self-portrait (himself being boneless), in “Last Judgement”.

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Get your gladiator on at the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Schedule at least a half day for these stops, which put you in the footsteps of slaves and emperors.  Walk the “Sacred Way'” and see the final resting place of Julius Caesar.  Wander through the Colosseum’s first and second tiers, and imagine the amphitheater flooded for boat battles or gladiators doomed to fight to the death, living and dying at the whim of the crowd or emperor.  A short walk just beyond the Colosseum is the Roman Forum, where you can see some of the most impressive ruins. Among these are the House of the Vestal Virgins and the Temple of Julius Caesar. Take time to walk up Palatine Hill (the most famed of “The Seven Hills of Rome) for a stunning view of Nero’s Circus Maximus.

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Traveling to Venice in the Rainy Season

Sometimes, when people are in the process of planning an international vacation, they will choose to go during its off season, on purpose. There are a few benefits that can come with this kind of strategy. For one thing, the plane tickets tend to be cheaper. Plus, once you arrive to your destination, it tends to be a lot less crowded which means that you can enjoy the city without standing in long lines or sometimes even paying high lodging fees and admission prices.

So, if you’re thinking about taking a trip to Venice during its off season, as you can see, it does have its perks. However, something that you should keep in mind is that between November-March (which is what’s officially considered to be its off season), there’s a strong possibility that you will encounter a lot of rain while you are there.
That’s why we wanted to take out just a moment to provide you with some traveling tips if you do plan to go to Venice during its rainy season. Check these out below:

Pack for cold and rainy weather. Honestly, once the rain starts to fall, sometimes it can lead to flooding. And just ask any local there, when this happens during the winter season, the water can be pretty bone-chilling. So from your raincoat and rain boots to your umbrella, sweaters and long johns, as you’re packing, think about what you would wear on a cold, rainy day.
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