A late nineteenth century palace in the heart of Florence.
The eternal magic of Florence pervades every corner of the Helvetia & Bristol Firenze - Starhotels Collezione, located in the heart of the historic centre and just a few steps from the city's major attractions. Here, art, luxury and typical Italian hospitality are combined with top-class service and excellent dining, to give guests an unforgettable stay in Tuscany's capital city.
The Helvetia & Bristol is a luxury hotel in the historic centre of Florence, a few steps from Strozzi Palace and from via Tornabuoniwith its boutiques, considered the most exclusive shopping street in Florence. Common areas, rooms and suites have been redesigned and enriched with fabrics, antiques and fine furnishings made by the skilled hands of the best Italian artisans.
Since the second half of the nineteenth century, the Helvetia & Bristol has offered travellers from all over the world a luxury home in the centre of Florence. In this historic building you can breathe all the charm of the Renaissance, the elegant atmosphere that accompanied the trips to Italy of the international elite and the literary meetings of writers who loved to frequent the Winter Garden. A classy environment that over the centuries has been chosen by illustrious figures such as Enrico Fermi, Eugenio Montale, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Luigi Pirandello and Eleonora Duse, who chose the hotel as her Florentine residence for a long period. A few steps from the Duomo of Florence, you will find rooms and suites all different from each other, full of charm, works of art, fabrics and precious furniture. The same elegant and luxurious atmosphere can be found in the common areas, in our Restaurant Bristol Winter Garden and in our Bar & Lounge Bristol.