Hotel David - Florence  3 stars

Viale Michelangiolo 1, Florence, Italy, 50125  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Located by the river - Wonderful gardens - Comfortable beds - Great public spaces
  • Close to public transit - Free mini bar - Free gated parking - Wonderful service
  • Delightful room - Fantastic bathroom - Free wifi - Will definitely be back
  • Slightly out of the center - Evening happy hour - Very friendly staff - Somewhat expensive
  • Beautiful little hotel - Rooms were spacious - Breakfast was ample - Highly recommend
 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking

24-hour reception


Express check-in/-out


In-room breakfast



 Meeting facilities

Business corner

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms


The three-star Hotel David is ideally placed in the heart of Florence, within walking distance from the historic center and its attractions.
This charming manor house surrounded by greenery features internet point and on-site laundry.
The elegant 25 guest rooms are fitted with air conditioning and mini-bar.
Guests are served breakfast buffet every morning in the dining room.
Firenze Santa Maria Novella Railway Station is about 3km away.

Number of rooms   25.

City Center Florence - 5000 ft
Airports Peretola (FLR) - 4.7 mi, Galileo Galilei (PSA) - 44.3 mi
Train Stations Campo di Marte Station - 1.0 mi, Santa Maria Novella Train Station - 1.6 mi
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants Ristorante Beccaio - 500 ft, Koko (cuisine: Asian) - 600 ft
Parks Giardino degli Iris - 2100 ft


All accommodations include private balcony, air conditioning, free mini-bar full of 10 soft drinks and snacks, direct dial phone with 10 minutes free calls every day, Wi-Fi internet connection, satellite flat LCD TV, electronic safe box and private bathrooms with hair dryer.

Dining options

The dining room served delicious buffet breakfast full of eggs and bacon, cereals, yogurt, homemade pastries, selection of ham, salami and cheese, breads, juices, tea and coffee from 7.30am to 10am and happy hour in the garden or by the cozy fireplace from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

At the hotel David guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free. 


Wireless high-speed internet access is available throughout the property.

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Ice machine

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

  • Free valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Doctor on call
  • Package/Parcel services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
Dining facilities
  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
Meeting facilities
  • Business corner
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Babysitting/Child services
Leisure facilities
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room
Room view
  • City view
  • Landscape view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • No rollaway/Extra beds available
  • Ironing facilities
  • Paid mini-bar
  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Kitchen facilities
  • Electric kettle
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock
Room decor
  • Parquet floor



from  2 pm


until 07:00-11:00 hours

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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All accommodations include private balcony, air conditioning, free mini-bar full of 10 soft drinks and snacks, direct dial phone with 10 minutes free calls every day, Wi-Fi internet connection, satellite flat LCD TV, electronic safe box and private bathrooms with hair dryer.

Hotel David LocationWhat's nearby

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  • Parks
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  • Museums
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What's nearby

What's nearby.

City Center is about 1.4km away.
Parrocchia Di S. Maria A Ricorboli is just 200m away.
Piazza della Signoria, an L-shaped square in front of the Palazzo Vecchio is approximately 1.7km away.
Giotto’s Campanile, a free-standing bell tower that is part of Florence Cathedral is about 2.2km away.

Tourist attractions
  • Santa Croce
    3300 ft
  • 500 Touring Club
    4300 ft
  • Uffizi/Ponte Vecchio
    1.0 mi
  • Duomo Area
    1.0 mi
Places of interest
  • Basílica de San Miniato a Monte
    1700 ft
  • Piazzale Miquelangelo
    2000 ft
  • I Mosaici di Lastrucci
    2700 ft
  • Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore
    3000 ft
    3700 ft
  • Ponte Alle Grazie
    1.0 mi
  • Catedral de Santa María del Fiore
    1.1 mi
Train stations
  • Campo di Marte Station
    5000 ft
Shopping areas
  • The Market of San Lorenzo
    3000 ft
  • MV Vitali
    1.0 mi
  • Cinema Gambrinus CineHall
    1.1 mi
Monuments and Landmarks
  • Basilica of Santa Croce
    3700 ft
  • Centro Storico
    3700 ft
  • Hospital of Innocents
    1.1 mi
  • Belltower by Giotto
    1.1 mi
Historical sites
  • Piazza della Signoria
    1.0 mi
  • Il Ponte Vecchio
    1.0 mi
  • Nelson Mandela Forum
    1.1 mi
  • Bobboli Gärten
    1.0 mi

Local Attractions

  • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
    1.0 mi
    via della Canonica, 1, Florence
  • Palazzo Vecchio
    5100 ft
    Piazza della Signoria, Florence
  • Museo di Palazzo Vecchio
    5000 ft
    Piazza della Signoria, Florence
  • Museo dei Ragazzi in Palazzo Vecchio
    5000 ft
    Palazzo Vecchio, piazza della Signoria, Florence
  • Casa di Dante
    5100 ft
    Via Santa Margherita 1, Florence

Near the hotel

  • Basilica di San Miniato al Monte
    2100 ft
    Via del Monte alle Croci / Viale Galileo Galilei, Florence
  • Giardino degli Iris
    2100 ft
    Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence
  • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose
    2500 ft
    Viale Giuseppe Poggi, 2, Florence
  • I Mosaici Di Lastrucci
    2900 ft
    Via dei Macci, 9, Florence
  • Uffizi Gallery
    4600 ft
    Piazzale degli Uffizi 6, Florence
  • Basilica di Santa Croce
    3500 ft
    Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence
  • Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze
    3100 ft
    Piazza dei Cavalleggeri, 1a,, Florence

Restaurants Nearby

  • Ristorante Beccaio

    500 ft
    L NO Ferrucci, 9C/R

    Phone: 39 055 6587228

  • Koko

    60% likes this, based on 182 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian

    600 ft
    Piazza Ferrucci 5r

    Phone: 0556587428

  • James Joyce

    55% likes this, based on 38 reviews

    700 ft
    Lungarno B Cellini 1r

    Phone: 055-658 0856

  • Onice (Villa La Vedetta)

    66% likes this, based on 60 reviews

    1000 ft
    Viale Michelangiolo, 78

    Phone: +39 055 681631


    63% likes this, based on 126 reviews

    1100 ft
    Lungarno Cellini, 13/15/r

    Phone: 055.6814449

Getting there.

Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport is about 9.3km away.
By car head southeast on Via del Termine, continue onto Viale Zoroastro da Peretola, follow onto Viale degli Astronauti, continue onto Viale Alessandro Guidoni, turn right onto Via Enrico Forlanini, at the roundabout, take the second exit onto Via di Novoli, continue straight onto Viale Francesco Redi, turn right onto Viale Belfiore, take left onto Via Guido Monaco, turn left onto Viale Filippo Strozzi, take right onto Viale Spartaco Lavagnini, turn right onto Piazza della Liberta, continue onto Viale Giacomo Matteotti, at the roundabout, take the first exit onto Viale Antonio Gramsci, turn right onto Piazza Cesare Beccaria, take left onto Piazza Piave, turn left onto Lungarno Guglielmo Pecori Giraldi, take right onto Piazza Francesco Ferrucci, make a U-turn and follow till the venue.

Getting around.

Alamanni-Stazione Tram Stop is about 2.9km away.
Firenze Santa Maria Novella Railway Station is approximately 3km away.
Ferrucci 3‎ Bus Stop is only 20m away.
Private free parking is provided on-site.

Hotel David Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel David

Individual guest reviews

  • Couple

    The staff were very friendly and helpful although when I asked how far to Galileo airport I was told half an hour, it was actually 1 1/2 hours away!! Happy hour was an added bonus, free wine and snacks. The room we stayed in was a bit dated although some of the rooms the cleaners were attending to looked much nicer. Breakfast could have been a bit more interesting. Main sitting areas were very nice. Far away from the city centre - a swift 20 minute walk. Lovely hotel for honeymooners who would love to take their time, enjoy the sitting areas, free wine and stay for a whole week!!

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    Hotel David exceeded my expectations in every way. The building was beautiful, well cared for, with flowers and great views of Florence and its surrounding neighborhoods. The staff was friendly and familiar, both professional and accommodating at the same time. I would give this hotel my highest recommendation for anyone traveling to Florence. Trust me, you will love Hotel David. Kevin Matson, Media Borough, PA.

    The Hotel should be proud of the work they do, no complaints whatsoever.

    • Average rating
  • Single

    Charming setting and very nice staff. Location was convenient. Loved the apperitiv served at 6:30. Very nice touch.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    We very much enjoyed our stay. The staff were helpful and accommodating and it was great to have secure on site car parking. The self service laundry was espcially useful.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    A wonderful hotel. Happy hour was good - free wine and snacks. Also, everything aleady in the mini bar when you arrive is free - what a lovely idea! All the staff were very helpful and incredibly friendly.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    Location excellent, especially if you have a car and want to avoid the craziness of navigating busy Florence streets - easy 15 minute walk to the Ponte Vecchio along the Arno RIver; Staff friendly; Free parking; room spotless and comfortable; breakfast (delicious), wifi, computer, all included at not extra charge. Would definitely stay there again and highly recommend it to others as a quiet, friendly place to use as a base for Florence sightseeing.

    • Average rating
  • Family with children

    This was our favourite hotel in 5 weeks of travelling in the UK, France and Italy. We had 4 of us in the room, but it was so spacious that we did not feel at all overcrowded. Everything was nice - the bathroom, the breakfast and the staff, and we would recommend this hotel.

    It is a little out of town (1-1.5 kms' walk from the Oltrarno or city centre) and the little buses which you can use easily during the day did not run in the evening.

    • Average rating
  • Group of friends

    The view of St Peters Basilica

    The breakfast was very poor. Coffee was cold (notwithstanding that I brought this to their attention) and food was very average. Further, there was a mix-up by hotel staff. I had pre-paid for the room and they tried to convince me that I had only paid for one night. It was sorted out but not very professional.

    • Average rating
  • Family with children

    The staff was extremely helpful and very welcoming. We enjoyed the apertif hour and also loved the common rooms. We were very comfortable here.

    Loved everything!

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    Had a real shower rather than one in a bath, a short walk to public transport and cafes, near to the old part of Florence. Hotel offered a free 10 minute phone call, to some overseas places, each day of your stay. Also you could empty the minibar in your room once for free. 2 nice touches. Parking free onsite, but only a few spaces.

    We had trouble finding the hotel as the GPS couldn't fix an address, phoned for directions but got told to stop at a bar and ask? Eventually parked the car on a footpath and looked for it on foot, spent a couple of hours until I spotted the sign on the fence. Very noisy at night, into the early morning, with lots of people in those close cafes.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    Excellant location within easy walking distance to most sights in Florence. Rooms are sizable, and well presented. Free Car parking is provided at the location, (although I did receive a scrape on the hire car whilst parked there.)

    • Average rating
  • Family with children

    Excellent food, service and hospitality very friendly and helpful when looking for restaurants, activities ect.. the garden terrace was relaxing and beautiful. I have already recommended this hotel to many friends and family from home.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    The hotel itself was very charming. The staff was helpful and the breakfast was lovely. It is in a great location just outside the city with parking available if you have a car. It was perfect for us.

    • Average rating
  • Family with children

    It was a great experience to be there. People at desk is friendly and looking to help and serve. They have nice surprises for you when you check in (i.e.. the first mini bar is free...). It is not the cheapest but it worth it.

    The laundry is small and slow machines, so use it for few cloth (well, they have this service..). The parking is inside the hotel, but it is small..

    • Average rating
  • Family with children

    The staff are really helpful. The rooms are great. The whole experience was just welcoming.

    • Average rating
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