Villa Cora
Viale Machiavelli, 18
Florence, Italy 50125

Distance from hotel to City, 5 minutes. Distance from hotel to Peretola Airport (FLR), 9 kms (6 miles).  

The Villa Cora is located inside a centuries-old park that overlooks the Boboli Gardens, on the hills just outside the historical center of Florence. The main villa is an aristocratic residence built at the end of the XIX century reflecting thearchitectural styles of that period, dominated by a strong eclectic decor that provides the villa with different, sometimes even bazarre, artistic styles. Villa Cora, inaugurated when Florence was the capital of the Kingdom of Italy, has become throughout the years one of the major cultural and cosmopolitan symbols of Florence. Villa Cora earned its reputation by hosting international guests of great importance and being considered one of the most beautiful residences of the Tuscan capital. The Villa Cora reopened in January 2011 after a detailed four-year restoration.  

The Villa Cora is comprised of three different structures which were restored to the minutest of details with the aim of conserving the original architectural style as much as possible. The Grand Hotel offers every type of room: Classic and Deluxe, Junior Suite and Suite, Family Duplex and, finally, the Majestic Imperial Suite.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Accommodations (45)
  • Accommodations for Physically Challenged Guests (3)
  • Air Conditioning (public areas)
  • Babysitting Services (on request) ($)
  • Ballroom ($)
  • Banquet Room ($)
  • Bar (2)
  • Breakfast Room
  • Business Center
  • Cigar Room
  • Concierge
  • Conference Rooms (3) ($)
  • Cooking (classes) ($)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Doctor (on call) ($)
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • Elevators
  • Exercise Classes ($)
  • Facilities for Physically Challenged Guests
  • Fitness Room
  • Floors (4)
  • Front Desk
  • Front Desk (24-hour)
  • Golf (nearby) ($)
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Lounges
  • Massage Services ($)
  • Meeting Rooms (3) ($)
  • Multilingual Staff (5 People)
  • Parking
  • Pool (heated)
  • Pool (outdoor)
  • Poolside Beverage Service
  • Poolside Grill
  • Poolside Meal Service
  • Porters
  • Restaurants (2)
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Rooms (46)
  • Safe Deposit Boxes (front desk)
  • Sauna
  • Secretarial Services ($)
  • Security (24-hour)
  • Shoe Shine
  • Spa
  • Suites (6)
  • Tours & Excursions (on request) ($)
  • Towels (pool)
  • Trail/Track (jogging)
  • Umbrellas (pool)
  • Wedding Site
Small size ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Markets (back to top)

Romance, Spa, Wedding, Pet Friendly, Family Friendly, Honeymoon and Business.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 2:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 am  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 11 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2018 Classic Double for Single Use - 1 adult.  

• Classic Double - 2 adults.  

• Deluxe Double - 2 adults.  

• Duplex - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

Classic Double For Single Use, Some of the rooms overlook either the hills surrounding the city. Each room is original in style, featuring rich dcor and authentic pieces of antiques that offer a warm and welcoming. Each room is original in its style, with rich decoration and unique antique furnishing.  

Classic Double, Some of the rooms overlook either the hills surrounding the city. Each room is original in style, featuring rich dcor and authentic pieces of antiques that offer a warm and welcoming. Each room is original in its style, with rich decoration and unique antique furnishing.  

• Bedding: 2 twin beds.  

Deluxe Double, rooms of Villa Cora, offer a view on the internal park, on the Florentine masterpieces and on the hills that surround the cradle of the renaissance. Emotions that can be lived in total intimacy thanks to the marvelous panorama that can be viewed from the balconies. Luxury and elegance are the predominant elements of each room; precious fabrics and antique furniture complete this unique style.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds.  

Duplex(*), The exclusive rooms are located on the "Noble Floor" and are composed of two separate rooms dislocated on two levels connected with an internal stair case. The master bedroom and a relax area are located on the ground floor while two twin beds can be found on the upper floor. Each detail has been attentively thought out to create unique ambiance where luxury and elegance are harmoniously blended and where esthetic taste is accompanied by high quality comfort. The rooms offer original 19th century frescoes, antique furnishing and wooden floors.  

Junior Suite(*), unique in style and have an enjoyable relaxing area with office space composed of a desk and a comfortable sofa. They are located in the main Villa and have enviable views over the inner park and the hills of Florence. The Junior Suite can accommodate a maximum of 3 adults, the cradle is available upon request at no charge.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds.  

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.  

All accommodations include: desk, crib, hairdryer, voicemail, heating, wake-up calls, housekeeping, internet access (wireless), maid service, mini-bar, movies (in accommodation): ($), non-smoking accommodations, radio, room service (24-hour), air conditioning, safe (in accommodation), alarm clock, safe deposit box, bathrobes, smoke detector, blackout drapes, telephone, coffee/tea maker, , turndown service, accommodations (for physically challenged guests): (3) and bathtub (private): (30).  

Balcony 3rd floor, 8 rooms  

Shower 16 rooms  


($) Denotes a fee may be charged.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Champagne Bar, Located on hotel's roof top, in the summer months, it hosts a sky bar with lounge area with leather couches and large pillows. In collaboration with the prestigious champagne house J. de Telmont, the terrace with mesmerizing view of the city offers a wide selection of cocktails and a fine selection of champagne.  

Le Pool Bar, In the bar by the swimming pool can be ordered cool drinks and cocktails, which can be enjoyed comfortably on sun loungers poolside.  

The Bar Long, located in the Ceramics Room, while a small smoking room is found in the White Room, characterized by the majesty of the monumental fireplace. The Card Room is instead dedicated to tranquility, afternoon tea and reading.  

Le Bistrot, From April to October the restaurant moves to Le Bistrot in the winter garden by the pool, which allows to enjoy the beauty of the park. Le Bistrot restaurant hosts wine and foods events as Pizza & Champagne and Sunday Barbecue. Rooftop On top of the roof there is a large and elegant terrace overlooking the park and the hills of Florence. Thanks to the breathtaking view of the city, the large panoramic terrace, extending over 150 square meters, is the ideal location for scenographic events at sunset.  

Il Pasha, In the winter, the restaurant is located inside the villa in the marvelous Moorish Hall, one of the most beautiful and fascinating of the house, with oriental style and a domed ceiling with original fresco of Antonio Caremmi. The cuisine identifies the true luxury with manic selection of excellent raw materials to bring to light the authentic flavors of Italian tradition.  

Cigar Room, The well-supplied smoking room is in the cellars, next to the Restaurant. Here you can taste carefully selected spirits and smoke valuable cigars from all over the world. Wine tasting Guided by the expert maitre of the restaurant guests can experience different tasting: comparisons of various wineries from different parts of Tuscany as small virtual tours of the various territories; matching with tastings of local foods and multisensory listening to music or video projections to tickle all the senses.  

Bonus Features (back to top)


• Bottled water  

• Chaise lounges  

• Welcome Drink  

• Towels  

• Use of Fitness Center  

• Daily newspaper  

Complimentary Transportation  


Available from the Hotel to the city center from 9:00am until 12:00pm and 4:30pm until 8:30pm.  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)



• Rates are inclusive of buffet breakfast.  

• Passengers are responsible for paying the Florence city tax to the hotel upon check-out. The tax is charged per person, per day.  

Local Attractions (back to top)

Tourist Attractions Nearby:  

• Boboli Gardens : 8 meters  

• Palazzo Pitti: 1500 meters  

• Piazzale Michelangelo : 2500 meters  

• Duomo : 2200 meters  

• Ponte Vecchio: 1800 meters