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The Westin Excelsior

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This hotel was built in 1870, and is a fashionable hotel for tourists in Via Veneto, roughly 550 yards from Spagna Metro Station. It features luxurious decor with antique furnishings and crystal chandeliers. It is luxurious in style, has humongous amounts of character and is more than welcoming to its guests. It is central in the city of Florence and is surrounded by shops, restaurants, bars and many historic attractions such as the Piazza Barberini, only a short walk away. The hotel is situated in front of a river that runs by, giving some of the rooms a water-view. This hotel is a fabulous place to stay when in Florence.

How far is the nearest beach?

The city of Florence is located approximately 95km from the coast

Distance from Airport

This hotel is located approximately 10.3km from Florence Airport.


The rooms are superior in quality and provide the most enjoyable experience you could possible want during your stay at The Westin Excelsior. The hotel consists of 171 rooms, these are spread on 5 floors of the hotel. 10 of these rooms are single rooms, 145 are double rooms and 16 of these are suites. The rooms come with refined furniture and custom fabrics which are gorgeous in colours, textures and style. Each comes with a flat-screen television, with both satellite and pay per view channels. Some of the rooms overlook Via Veneto. They all have a marble en suite, and guests are offered a bathrobe and slippers. The double beds are spacious and comfy and room service is also available for those who request it.

Food & Drink

In this hotel you are able to visit the cafe and the bar, both of which are welcoming. For dinner time there is the option of an air conditioned a la carte menu which is located on the roof of the hotel, in a glass-box like setting. This offers magnificent views of Florence around the hotel. This is a spectacular place to dine during your stay in Florence.

Sports & Entertainment

This hotel includes a 300m² wellness centre with a hot tub, a gym and an indoor swimming pool. The hotel is central in the city of Florence so is only a short walk away from other locations such as cafes, bars, restaurants and historical buildings such as Villa Borghese and Piazza Barberini. The hotel is an ideal place to relax after a long day of walking around the city.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • A la Carte Restaurant
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning in public areas
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bar
  • Bath
  • Breakfast
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Entertainment
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Internet Access
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry Service
  • Lifts
  • Lounge
  • Minibar
  • Recently refurbished
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Romantic
  • Room Service
  • Room Service (Extra Fee)
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Telephone
  • Terrace