A hotel in the noblest Florentine tradition, the Warwick Hotel Helvetia & Bristol offers a luxury experience in the city centre of Florence with an unmatched. Occupying part of the city's heritage, our five star hotel has been the 'home away from home' to distinguished visitors in Florence, ranging from celebrities to royalty, for more than a century. Today, the historic mansion has been meticulously restored by owner Luigi de Simone Niquesa with art and antiques to create a masterpiece of rarely seen elegance and sophistication.
In the very heart of Florence, Hotel Helvetia & Bristol is located nearby many of the city's most iconic museums, landmarks, and places for shopping, dining, and art. Piazza del Duomo is a delightful 5minute walk through some of the city's most picturesque streets, less than 500 metres away. Toward the Arno River, the Uffizi Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio are both within about 8 minutes walk, and the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella is just 5 minutes away, to name only a few of Florence's most famous sites within close proximity to the hotel.
In the shadow of Florence's most splendid architecture, enjoy the finest services and amenities. The great Royal Suite of the 5th floor offer views of Brunelleschi's cupola at the top of the Duomo that feel so near it seems one need only reach out to touch it. As in days past, the winter garden is a noted meeting place for local litterati and the Florentine aristocracy while in the cozy Hostaria Bibendum Chef Enzo Petté serves an innovative cuisine that re-interprets traditional Tuscan recipes. From gourmet dining and 24-hour room service to the impressive style of the meeting and banqueting space and high-tech comfort of internet access, the five star Hotel Helvetia & Bristol is impeccable in every detail.
The 67 sumptuous rooms and suites at Hotel Helvetia & Bristol evoke distinctive style and the grandeur of a bygone era. Individually decorated, each room offers its own history, colours and character, which creates the ambience of a private residence. All hotel rooms are elegantly furnished with unique antiques, objects d'art, silk draperies, and feature Carrara marble and whirlpool baths.