Description Grand Hotel Baglioni
- Location. The Grand Hotel Baglioni in Florence, Italy is next to Santa Maria Novella Church and three blocks from San Lorenzo Church and Via Tornabuoni. Less than two kilometers from the hotel are two of Florence's many museums, Uffizi Art Gallery and Accademia Art Gallery. Santa Maria Novella station is 300 meters from the hotel and 10 kilometers from Florence Airport. Hotel Features. Once the residence of the Carrega Bertolini princes, the 19th century building that houses the Grand Hotel Baglioni is typical of Florentine architecture. The hall leading to the lobby features high ceilings and restored architecture. The corridors have original coffered wood ceilings and the lifts feature original mirror paneling. The hotel's amenities include complimentary newspapers, coffee in the lobby and tour assistance. Buffet breakfasts are served each morning in the fifth floor restaurant. On the fifth floor of the hotel, Terrazza Brunelleschi restaurant serves Italian cuisine and a la carte menus. The restaurant offers city views and outdoor dining on the roof terrace during the summer months. Wireless Internet access is available in the common areas on the ground floor of the hotel. The hotel offers a business center and six meeting rooms. Guestrooms. The Grand Hotel Baglioni's 193 guestrooms are decorated with dark wood furniture, green armchairs and parquet floors. The high ceilings in the rooms feature wooden beams. Some of the rooms feature separate sitting areas. Amenities in the guestrooms include minibars, in room safes, and Satellite television (surcharge).. The white tiled private bathrooms offer handheld showers. Some bathrooms have separate showers and tubs. Shuttered windows feature a stained glass look and have view of the square or the courtyard. High speed Internet access is available. Expert Tip. Florence's finest boutiques are concentrated along the ancient street of Via Tornabuoni, just outside the hotel. There are boutiques and showrooms of the most prestigious and world renowned designers of jewels, accessories and clothing.