- Villa Cora: The main villa is in the center of the estate. Its opulence , frescoes, and huge mirrors bring the luxurious mood to the place. There are multiple reception rooms mixing styles for anyone.
- The St. Regis Florence: Service members somehow are discreet and affable here, and only enhance the ambiance. The elegant courtyard boasts Chef Valeria Piccini and her pilgrimage-worthy restaurant Da Caino.
- Four Seasons Hotel Firenze: On this eleven acre park the hotel sprawls between two buildings, a 15th century Palazzo della Gherardesca and a 16th century covenant. The old Parisian decor is sumptuous, an each room is an individual treat.
- Portrait Firenze: This hotel is placed almost right on the River Arno. A modern Italian design bring luxury into contemporary style. Photos from the 30’s to the 60’s cover the walls and rugs cover expansive wooden floors. Each room has a kitchenette with small dishwasher.
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