The Hotel Croce di Malta in Florence is set in an historic building near to Santa Maria Novella Square and train station. It offers modern comforts, spacious rooms and relaxing communal spaces. You’ll enjoy use of a pool and a wonderful rooftop terrace in Summer months.
This Hotel Croce di Malta is a classic hotel set in an unrivalled location in Florence, set just back from Santa Maria Novella. A historic building with old world charm, it boasts 98 rooms, all recently refurbished with traditional features.
All the rooms have well-equipped bathrooms, complete with hair drier and toiletries, air conditioning and free WiFi. Many of the rooms feature views of the peaceful garden and a little balcony, some are carpeted while others are tiled. The rooms range from a standard room to a two-level family room and Junior Suites with a seating area.
The communal spaces are plush and spacious and include a private indoor garden with a swimming pool that is open from May to September. There is a roof terrace (a luxury in summer) with a bar that affords remarkable views of Florence and the city’s famous Duomo.
The food options here are plentiful. From the Coccodrillo Restaurant where you’ll be served breakfast (7am-10am), to the traditional La Cantinetta next door where you can enjoy local excellent wines and traditional Tuscan specialities.
Santa Maria Novella Square with its stunning S.M. Novella Church is just outside the door, and you are a ten minute stroll from the Duomo. This is a neighbourhood that still feels authentic, and there are plenty of bars and restaurants within easy walking distance. San Lorenzo Market, Medici Chapels. The Ponte Vecchio and Piazza Signoria are all 15 – 20 minutes walk.
The old school charm and friendly service, and most of all the awesome view of Florence from the roof terrace. (Open in summer)
If you’re travelling by train, the S.M. Novella train station is 5 minute walk away. If you want to take day trips to nearby cities or attractions, you can also get a bus from the nearby bus station. Perfect for shoppers, the hotel is very close to Florence’s Via Tornabuoni and other shopping hot spots.