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Villa Cora


Villa Cora

Viale Machiavelli 18, Florence, FI, Italy


Insider Tip

Guests can take in sweeping views of Florence while sipping aperitifs on the hotel’s rooftop terrace.


Before the reopening, the property has been completely sanitized with electrostatic sprayers and the following new standards have been organized:

 Upon entering the premises, all employees undergo a temperature check using a contactless infrared thermometer and should anyone have any fever will not be allowed to enter.
 Mandatory use of face masks at any time. Depending on the department some staff members may have other protective disposal PPE.
 Strict hand washing program with hand sanitizer is in place.
 All staff members have been thoroughly trained on new protocols.
 Social distancing will be kept by staff members to all Guests.

 Upon arrival and during the entire stay, Guests’ temperature will be taken upon entering the premises with a contactless infrared thermometer.
 A socially distanced front desk/arrival experience is in place to minimise employees’ contact with Guests.
 A Hand sanitizer station has been installed at reception and various info points to promote key messages among Guests: o Promotion of handwashing (at least 20 seconds, all parts of the hand) o Respiratory hygiene and coughing etiquette o The need for social distancing
 Ultraviolet light technology is utilized to sanitize room keys, pens, notepads and stationary, guests’ passports, Guests’ car keys and any other object after each use.
 Terminals and POS are sanitized after each Guests’ use.
 Porters will not enter in Guests’ cars nor drive them unless under specific Guests’ request and wearing appropriate disposal of PPE.
 Before handling Guests’ suitcases, porters will wash thoroughly their hands, sanitized the luggage with a specialized device and after provide delivery to the room.

 All magazines and books been removed from all rooms.
 Hand sanitizer stations have been installed at key areas throughout the property.
 We are cleaning all surfaces with increased frequency and have implemented strict cleaning norms with specific sanitizing products.
 Special attention is given to door handles, light switches, tables, chairs, floor telephones, AC controls.
 Air conditioning filters are monitored to ensure increased proper replacement rate for indoor air.
Elevators entrance is allowed to only one person or maximum two if part of the same family.
 It is mandatory to wear face masks at any times.
 Guests should avoid congregating with other fellow Guests if not of the same family.

 Each room is sanitized with certified equipment before each check-in respecting the increased protocols to thoroughly clean all surfaces with disinfectants.
 Housekeeping service in each rooms will be organized with the front desk upon arrival in order to customize the servicing on Guests’ preferences. All bed linens are sanitized with industrial detergents at high temperature.
 A welcome kit for Guests is available in the room including face masks, antibacterial gel and antibacterial wipes.
 High touch items such as pens, notepads and stationary have been removed from the Guests’ rooms but will be available upon request and delivered sanitized.
 In Room Service menus, magazines, and the hotel directory have been removed but will be available through a QR Code.
 Mini-bar are only stocked with beverages, sanitized after each check out.
 Our room amenities have been reconfigured so that we can guarantee a clean and no touch experience.
 Air conditioning filters are monitored and maintenance is undertaken to ensure increased proper replacement rate for indoor air.

 A hand sanitizer station has been installed at restaurant entrance.
 Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served by the pool to guarantee proper Guests’ social distancing. Special exceptions will be done to members of the same family that can be seated at the same table.
 Our Sunday Brunch as well as buffet breakfast have been suspended until further notice. Breakfast will be served at the table.
 Tables and chairs are placed to comply with norms.
 Dining tables, bar stools, and tops are sanitized after each individual use.
 Reservations are mandatory.
 Menus are printed in cleanable material and also available through a QR Code.
 Bar snacks are served in single portions.
 It is mandatory to wear face masks except while eating or drinking.
 Staff delivering room service will ask Guests’ if they can enter the room or they wish for the tray to be left outside.

 Regular tests of pool and water systems are undertaken to maintain concentration levels within the limits of required national standards.
 All internal checks regarding the water parameters are regulated according to the protocols and self-control procedures.
 A maximum of 23 people are allowed in the pool.
 Social distancing of at least 1 meter should be respected.
 Personal belongings should be placed in bags and not on the floor or chairs.
 Bathers must avoid any form of manure in order not to contaminate the water.
 Small children must wear diapers.
 Is recommended to parents to supervise small children in order for them to respect social distance and the hygienic-behavioral norms.
 Rubber or wooden slippers must be worn to walk around the pool.
 Before entering the pool it is mandatory to use the dispenser for hand hygiene, to shower and use the foot bath and access the pool by using the steps. Swimming caps must be worn.
 In case the regulations of the pool are not respected, the transgressors will be asked to leave the pool.

 A hand sanitizer station has been installed at Spa entrance & in the fitness room.
 Entrance to the Spa and fitness center will be through a mandatory reservation only.
 Spa Treatments Menu are printed in cleanable material and also available through a QR Code.
 All areas will be cleaned frequently paying extra attention to high-touch objects, such as weight equipment, treadmill interfaces and handrails, yoga mats and exercise balls.
 When exercising, Guests are required to respect a distance of 2m (6.5ft) in between one another. It is not mandatory to wear a mask while exercising or bathing.
 Sauna and Hamman are currently not available.
 Fitness entrance is allowed to only one person or maximum two if of the same family.

 The vehicles are cleaned and sanitized after each use.
 A special device for air cleaning technology is installed onboard.
 Drivers are required to wear a mask at any time.
 Due to the new rules only a maximum of 4 people will be accommodated in our car or 6 if of the same family.
 All amenities have been removed.
 Hand Sanitizer are available on board.


Pitti Palace nearby
Situated in Florence's Oltrarno neighborhood, this hotel is close to Boboli Gardens, Pitti Palace, and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.
Wireless Internet
Televisions come with premium satellite channels. Guestrooms also feature complimentary wireless Internet access, air conditioning, and bathrobes.
Pool, health club
In addition to a restaurant, Villa Cora features a health club. Other amenities include a bar/lounge and a poolside bar.
Property Location With a stay at Villa Cora in Florence (Oltrarno), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Pitti Palace and Piazzale Michelangelo. This 5-star hotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Ponte Vecchio and 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 45 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Your bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.
Amenities Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find a health club, an outdoor pool, and a sauna. This Beaux Arts hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.
Dining Enjoy a meal at the restaurant or snacks in the coffee shop/café. The hotel also offers 24-hour room service. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

What to expect:

Set in one of Florence’s most prestigious buildings within a landscaped park, this luxury hotel has a long history of hosting celebrities, artists, and royalty. Renovated in 2010, the hotel blends old world elegance with modern amenities and attracts a mix of families, couples, and business travelers.


FLR - Florence Peretola Airport

Room Info

Room Overview

Villa Cora offers 44 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms feature city, garden, or pool views. Televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, phones, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the Web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and phones with voice mail. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include wake-up calls. All guestrooms are non-smoking.



  • Free newspaper
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Individually decorated
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Non-Smoking
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Bidet
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Down comforter

Property Amenities

In addition to an outdoor heated pool, Villa Cora provides a health club, a sauna, and a steam room. Villa Cora offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Business-related amenities at this Italy hotel consist of secretarial services, audio-visual equipment, and small meeting rooms. Event facilities include conference/meeting rooms, a ballroom, exhibit space, and banquet facilities. This Beaux Arts hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a garden. An area shuttle is complimentary for guests. On-site parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in 2010. Villa Cora has designated areas for smoking (fines may apply for smoking in non-smoking areas). The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may

  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Elevator
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Conference space
  • Business center
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Steam room
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Outdoor pool
  • Health club
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Food and water bowls
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free area shuttle
  • Spa services on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wedding services
  • In-room accessibility
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Year Built - 1870
  • Total number of rooms - 45
  • Number of floors - 4


A complimentary American buffet breakfast is provided each morning.
The Restaurant
Fine-dining restaurant serving Italian cuisine including regional specialties. Executive Chef Alessandro Liberatore offers a classic Italian cuisine reinterpreted with seasonal products, mainly local.
Le Bistrot
Located in the luminous winter garden by the pool
Moorish Room
Located in our beautiful villa.
The Bar Long
Located in the main villa
Le Pool Bar
Located by the Pool


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Boboli Gardens - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Porta Romana - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Via Maggio - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Piazza Santo Spirito - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Accademia Italiana - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Palatine Gallery - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Santo Spirito Basilica - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Pitti Palace - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Brancacci Chapel - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Ponte Vecchio - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Piazza del Carmine - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Via de' Tornabuoni - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Vasari Corridor - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Salvatore Ferragamo Museum - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Palazzo Davanzati Museum - 2 km / 1.3 mi

The preferred airport for Villa Cora is Peretola Airport (FLR) - 12.5 km / 7.8 mi

  • Pilates classes/instruction
  • Running track/path
  • Swimming