Set in the picturesque streets of a quiet, more residential area of Florence, Hotel Astro Mediceo is a small 3 star hotel with personality and charm.
The newly restructured villa from the early 1800’s called Villa Ortigia, has been transformed into a 15 room holiday hotel for the exploring tourist and travelling business delegations.
The elegant architectural design and the innovative use of contemporary design have created a totally unique yet incredibly warm and welcoming atmosphere for a good night’s sleep, a delicious breakfast and an inviting home away from home.
Design in the City of Art
The interiors are an excellent example of contemporary Italian design - using the contrast of exposed terracotta tiles with elegantly cut glass chandeliers in a stunning visual cascading down from the high ceilings. The mix of colors with traditional elements from the architectural structure highlight the avant garde flair for design always present in Italy, especially the city of art Florence. A sweet business area set among a modern library setting filled with books, neutral walls and floors and the occasional splash of color in the patchwork leather chairs. The same motif is mirrored in the dining hall where you can find a substantial breakfast before going forth to explore new worlds, make new friends and finalize business details.
Just What you Want After a Long Day
The well known offices of Mono Interiors have expertly combined the new with the old at Hotel Astro Mediceo taking the large windows in the 15 bedrooms to create luminous areas with en suite bathrooms all of which will help you easily forget the long hours traveling to the final destination. There are three types of of bedrooms each distinguished by a distinct design type: contemporary and design or tradition. The Deluxe Rooms are furnished cool neutral colors with authentic pieces of Italian design as decor accents. The Superior Rooms have warm neutral colors which create a quiet and relaxing environment. The Classic Rooms, furnished with a classical touch range from 15 to 25 square meters.
The bedrooms are furnished to accommodate all types of groups from families travelling with children to the single traveller who desires the comforts of a commodious sized bedroom with all the modern amenities such as an in room frigo and mini bar, flat screen TV and in room safe. The selection of soft pastel colors in a clean and crisp interior are kept cool in the summer with autonomous AC for all the bedrooms and the bathrooms are uncluttered areas with large showers. The owner, Dario, drew from his own experiences travelling, taking only the best to create an environment which he looked for after a long day of working with clients, travelling and business meetings. A genuine environment with a personal and family feel that reflected the warmth of Tuscan hospitality.
The Comforts of Staying in the City
The convenience of a private parking area takes the worry of finding space for your car in a bustling city center like Florence. A special treat is a small green oasis with in the hotel property, just what you need to find some peace in quiet, or curl up with a little book in the carefully designed library. Dario and his wife Edi, are there to help you information on sites, tours and even a bit about the ever active Florence nightlife including nearby happy hours, concerts, operas and dancing. During the day inquire about one of the available bikes and explore the city from Campo di Marte to the Cascina with the wind in your hair.
The proximity to on for the main train stations in Florence, where you can go to Rome, Arezzo, Bologna, Pisa and Venice brings associates and travelling companions closer to their next stop. Set in an area which has many delicious restaurants, bars and cafes it is easy to slip into the social network of Florence and feel right at home with an early aperitivo or a late night pizza. The city center with its incredible museums, monuments, and natural beauty is a comfortable walk where you can explore the little side streets with hidden historic buildings churches and more. Well connected with the public transport system Hotel Astro Mediceo brings Florence and Tuscany to you.