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Villa Cora

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Villa Cora

Viale Machiavelli 18, Florence, FI, Italy

Overview


Insider Tip

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

Destination Entry Requirements

Entry and Exit Requirements:

Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? No
– U.S. citizens may exit or depart Italy to return to the United States at any time.
– Current travel restrictions on entry into Italy are linked to several factors, including one’s country of departure and purpose of travel.
– Non-essential travel (i.e., tourism) to Italy from most non-EU countries (including the United States) is prohibited. Essential travel is allowed and includes students, businesspersons, EU residents, and relatives of Italian citizens.
– The Government of Italy periodically updates these restrictions based upon changing conditions, and all travelers should refer to current Italian health decrees when making travel plans.
– English-language guidance on current entry and exit requirements is maintained on the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website.
– All persons traveling to Italy from any foreign location are required to provide their airline or Italian law enforcement officials with a self-declaration form prior to travel.
Is a curfew in place? Yes
On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, the Italian government approved a decree extending the Covid-19 state of emergency until 30 April, 2021, and providing guidance for the period from January 16, 2021 through March 5, 2021. A country-wide curfew will remain in effect during this period from 10:00pm to 5:00am.
Travelers can visit this website of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for additional information on Italian government decrees and measures.
During this time, it is also important to remain aware of restrictions in place within your region.
The Italian government has determined that all persons traveling to Italy from any foreign location are required to provide their airline or Italian law enforcement officials upon entry into Italy with a Self-Declaration Form prior to travel. Currently, U.S originating flights are not permitted entry. This applies to only essential travel and countries with no restrictions to entry.

Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? Yes
Travelers departing on COVID-tested international flights between the United States and Italy are not currently subject to quarantine upon arrival in Italy. Please check with your private carriers with respect to availability. All travelers otherwise arriving in Italy from abroad must self-isolate for 14 days unless they are traveling from an exempted country or for a purpose that falls under current exceptions. A list of these countries and exceptional purposes for travel can be found on the following website: https://www.esteri.it/mae/en/ministero/normativaonline/decreto-iorestoacasa-domande-frequenti/focus-cittadini-italiani-in-rientro-dall-estero-e-cittadini-stranieri-in-italia.html

Please check the Italian regulations carefully before attempting to travel.

The form can be found here: https://www.esteri.it/mae/resource/doc/2020/07/modulo_rientro_da_estero_08_07_2020_-_eng_0.pdf

Information can also be found on the US Embassy in Italy Website: https://it.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Classic Vacations wants you to have a safe and truly wonderful vacation, so we recommend that you fully educate yourself on the destination and hotel specific changes that have been made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and plan accordingly before you depart on your vacation.

Closed or Reduced hours of operation may be in place for businesses. Restrictions may be in place on intercity or interstate travel. Further local restrictions may apply. Please check the destinations’ official governmental health ministry website prior to travel for the most up to date information. https://it.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/
Travel Advisory:

COVID-19 TEST MAY BE REQUIRED TO ENTER YOUR DESTINATION. If you want to adjust your travel plans, please call the Classic Vacations Reservation Call Center, the number is 800-221-3949 or your dedicated Classic Preferred number. Failure to have the proper COVID-19 documentation may affect entry into your destination. It is the Traveler’s responsibility to have all the necessary documents, tests, and vaccinations completed prior to departure. Improper required travel documentation is not covered by any Trip Protection Plans. Please continue to monitor all state or local health advisories from your city or state of origin prior to travel. In addition to international entry COVID-19 travel protocols, COVID-19 travel restrictions and protocols may be in place upon return to the United States. Please continue to monitor all COVID-19 Travel information at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-19-information.html.

Since destination entry requirements vary widely and change frequently, at least 5 business days prior to departure, we recommend that all Travelers:

• Check your destination’s official governmental health ministry website for the latest entry, testing and in-destination self-isolation requirements and complete all pre-travel items and preparation; e.g. https://it.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/


• Check Classic Vacation’s hotel resource and health & safety website for the latest open status, on-site health & safety requirements and service adjustments that have been provided by each property.

On-site service adjustments may include, but are not limited to, food services (room service, buffets), check-in & check-out time, daily linen change, turndown service, on-site amenities (pool, spa, gym), etc.

Overview

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 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Piazza del Duomo.
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.

Airport:

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.

Details


Amenities

  • Free newspaper
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • 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
  • Terrace
  • 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

Dining

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

Recreation

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) - 12.4 km / 7.7 mi

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

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