Set in a beautiful XVIII century building, in the very heart of Florence's historical center, the Hotel Relais Santa Croce is the perfect combination between luxury, refinement, good taste and modern comfort. After a careful restoration, the Ciofi-Jacometti Palace, built in the XVIII century by the marquis Baldinucci, the Pope's treasurer, has regained its former splendor, recovering the precious materials, antique furniture, the elegant fabrics, frescoes and stucco, respecting the architectural features of this noble residence.
Halfway between the Cathedral and the Basilica di Santa Croce, in the area that represented the hub of cultural and political fervor during the Renaissance period, the Hotel Relais Santa Croce will welcome you in an atmosphere of antique flavor where history, art, charm, tradition and modernity harmoniously mix together. Guests can spend relaxing moments, sipping a drink, at the Bar or the Music Room, the latter equipped with movable walls and a stage for musical cocktails and entertainment. A cigar room is also available for smoking customers.
The pleasure of a comfortable atmosphere, attention to details and art of hospitality find their higher expression in the rooms of the Relais Santa Croce, mixing fine antique furniture with design elements, without forgetting all the modern comforts of a 5 star luxury hotel: the all for an unforgettable stay in the cradle of the Renaissance! For those who cannot give up elegance and luxury, do not miss to a fantastic stay in our suites overlooking the rooftops of Florence, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore or the Basilica di Santa Croce.
The chefs of the Guelfi e Ghibellini Restaurant will delight your palate preparing typical dishes of the Tuscan culinary tradition, revisited in a modern key, only using fresh and local ingredients.
The Hotel Relais Santa Croce also has two meeting rooms (up to 35 pax), equipped with all audio-video-media equipment for a successful event.
Due to its strategic position, in the very heart of Florence's historical center, the Hotel Relais Santa Croce is a perfect starting point for visiting this wonderful city of art and all its main monuments, located a short distance from the hotel (Basilica di Santa Croce, Piazza della Signoria, Uffizi Gallery, piazza Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Basilica di Santa Maria Novella, Via de' Tornabuoni, Palazzo Pitti and Boboli Garden).