The Machiavelli Palace is set in a 14th-century convent 300 metres from Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Its seasonal roof garden overlooks the historic centre of Florence and Wi-Fi is free throughout. Rooms at the Machiavelli feature traditional Florentine décor and come with smart satellite TV minibar and fully equipped bathroom.
Some include a balcony with cathedral views others have exposed wooden beams on the ceiling. A continental buffet breakfast is served daily and room service is on request. A bar is available on the seasonal roof garden.
Staff here can provide tourist information as well as arrange ticket reservations for museums. Fortezza da Basso Conference Centre is a 3-minute walk away.