We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Santa Maria Novella Hotel

getaroom.comUS$ 262*
View Deal
#31 of 421 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 320*
US$ 262*
Great Deal
US$ 320*
US$ 320*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Professional photos
Santa Maria Novella Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

1,596 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for Santa Maria Novella Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 1,095: English reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Located close to both railway station and city center, this hotel features rather classic style. That's not what I normally like, but it turned rather good - hardwood floor, marble bathroom, stylish hallways and the breakfast room. We stayed in 'superior room with a view' that additionally had a balcony. Staff was very nice all the time. There are a...

Thank Vladimir P
Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The hotel location is excellent with 5min walking distance to the dom. Very nice crew, excellent breakfast, large room, very clean and we had very nice view towards Santa Maria Novela church. The hotel us in a walking distance to the train staition Finally the price was just low relative to the hosting quality.

Thank EBY2013
South Korea
Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you want to stay away from massive hotel chains, but does not mean you want to compromise to something less, I think this Hotel is quite a well made substitution. I was here for a week visit in Florence and the hotel is located in a beautiful corner in Santa Maria Novella square. The area is quiet and attracts...

2Thank Alexander K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The hotel in itself is really nice, place on the edge of the Santa Maria Novella square, also 5 min walk to the centre. I found that the hotel had quite some issues, a couple of times things in the room were missing/not working, so was not enthusiastic about that. However the service of the staff was impeccable and they...

1Thank Btommasi
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Nice hotel, rather small, very friendly staff, excellent breakfast in a amazingly beautiful galley, and very well located along the river nearby the Ponte Vecchio and close to the historical center. We stayed in a two bedroom suite in the modern part, which was very convenient for the three of us (me, my wife and our 17 y old daughter)....

3Thank Jacques d
Blue Island, Illinois
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I loved this hotel. We upgraded our stay to have a view of the piazza (square) and I'm glad we splurged. Phenomenal view! There's a good selection of American channels on the TV (not that you'll be watching much). Very decadent rooms and a very comfortable bedding and shower. Centrally located and an easy 1 block walk...

4Thank TomW1365
SMNovella, The Management at Santa Maria Novella Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking time to review our Hotel Santa Maria Novella. We read with pleasure that you had a pleasant stay and that you enjoyed your room with Santa Maria Novella Square view. We also happily read that you found our hotel well located. We look forward to welcoming you again for your next stay in Florence...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Everything was fantastic here from the location to the staff and service and the beautiful room what a great place to spend my birthday, the front desk was extremely helpful even organised a private tour of a winery for us at a moments notice! Will definately be back!

1Thank Gferr
SMNovella, The Management at Santa Maria Novella Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing our hotel to celebrate your birthday and for sharing your experience. We are glad to know that you appreciate the location of our hotel and that you liked so much your room. We are also happy to know that the service of our front desk staff met your expectations assisting you in all your...

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We have stayed for 4 nights and I could not have asked for more! Breakfast is superb and the room was cosy and very clean. 3minutes walking for the Dome and all the beauties of the historical centre. The terrace has a beautiful view of the square. 5 minutes walking from the train station! Strongly recommend!

2Thank Ana Lucia T
SMNovella, The Management at Santa Maria Novella Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking time to review our Hotel Santa Maria Novella and for recommending us. We are very glad to read your nice comment and we are happy to know that you liked our breakfast and that you enjoyed your room. Thank you also for mentioning our panoramic terrace that, we are glad to know, you appreciated....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We loved staying at this hotel. It's beautifully decorated and the Rooms overlooking the Santa Maria Square are spacious and well located. Excellent soundproofing and very warm. The staff are friendly and the Breakfast room is quite spectacular. We were able to walk to all major attractions comfortably with many restaurants on the doorstep. Would Definitely return.

5Thank 993Don1981
SMNovella, The management at Santa Maria Novella Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking time to review our Hotel Santa Maria Novella. We are very happy to read that you liked our hotel and especially that you appreciate the comfort of our rooms, our breakfast and the service of our staff. We would be very glad to welcoming you back. With our best regards, Hotel Santa Maria Novella,...

Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 night's for a relations birthday and which also took us into the New Year. Having picked a room without a view I didn't quite appreciate it actually meant that. No view except a stone well. Being on the 2nd floor also meant very little day light permeated the room making it feel chlostrophobic. Also, this...

1Thank fdbenke
SMNovella, Manager at Santa Maria Novella Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thank you for choosing the Hotel Santa Maria Novella and we thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are happy to know that you mainly had a nice stay and you liked the cleaning service and the taste in furnishing the rooms , even if you would had preferred an higher floor ,...

1,132 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (827)
Room/Suite (179)
View from Room (74)
Dining (53)
Hotel & Grounds (157)
Bathroom (84)
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Family/Play Areas (6)
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Videos (3)
Other (269)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

All TripAdvisor Photos (262)
Amenities (15)
Double Superior Room (40)
Honeymoon Suite (63)
Junior Suite (37)
Dining (27)
The Hotel (80)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (43)
Room/Suite (15)
Hotel & Grounds (14)
Bathroom (3)
View from Room (4)
Other (7)
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Florence hotels
Santa Maria Novella
Hotel L'Orologio
Hotel L'Orologio
#42 of 421 in Florence
1,256 reviews
Santa Maria Novella
Grand Hotel Minerva
Grand Hotel Minerva
#53 of 421 in Florence
1,856 reviews
Hotel Brunelleschi
Hotel Brunelleschi
#21 of 421 in Florence
2,665 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Hotel Degli Orafi
Hotel Degli Orafi
#33 of 421 in Florence
1,452 reviews
San Lorenzo
Firenze Number Nine Wellness Hotel
Hotel Davanzati
Hotel Davanzati
#10 of 421 in Florence
3,418 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Santa Maria Novella

Neighbourhood Profile
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
Explore this neighbourhood


  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All the rooms are furnished with air conditioning/heating, direct dial telephone, free Wi-Fi internet connection or lan cable connection, hair-dryer, minibar, bath or shower, electric safe, flat screen tv, courtesy set of "Officina Santa Maria Novella," vanity mirror, sleepers, tea pot with herb tea. Superior room with view has a splendid view over the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, flat screen TV, mini-bar and a splendid marble bathroom ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa Maria Novella Hotel

Address: Piazza di Santa Maria Novella 1, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: ₹ 12,352 - ₹ 30,248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Santa Maria Novella Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 71
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Hotwire, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets, Agoda, Priceline, TripOnline SA, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your Santa Maria Novella Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Santa Maria Novella Florence
Hotel Santa Maria Novella
Hotel Style:
#25 Business Hotel in Florence
#26 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#29 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#31 Family Hotel in Florence
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Santa Maria Novella Hotel staff and other travellers.
13 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (13)

Questions? Get answers from Santa Maria Novella Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room towards the back of the hotel on a high floor.”
lagunaldy, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room #601 (has a private 2-tiered terrace)”
  • Bedroom
  • Large porthole window over bed looking out toward toe Duomo
  • Welcome fruit basket
  • View from bedroom terrace
  • Bedroom terrace
atlantatraveler174, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room overlooking the plaza and the church. You pay for the scene and location!”
Alex_loves_traveling, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 307 was spacious with view of the piazza.”
  • View from room
  • Room 307
GailleF, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms with views often overlook the piazza. Lovely view.”
513jwilson, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
5 of 5
US$ 262* /night
View Deal
Booking.comUS$ 320
Expedia.comUS$ 320
Hotels.comUS$ 320
View all 12 deals
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates