Located on Piazzale Michelangelo, a hill known for its breathtaking views, the Villa La Vedetta is a boutique hotel set in a Neo-Renaissance villa surrounded by private gardens. Near the banks of River Arno and offering panoramic views of Florence, Italy, the hotel is only 3 kilometers from the historic city center, Uffizi Gallery, and Palazzo Pitti. Guests are also 500 meters from San Miniato Church and 6 kilometers from the Certosa Monastery. Ponte Vecchio is a 15-minute walk from the hotel. Florence Airport is 10 kilometers away.
The Onice Restaurant serves contemporary Tuscan cuisine in a pristine white and ivory setting, and the cocktail area features a honey-colored onyx bar and caramel leather banquettes. On warm days, guests can sun themselves on the Villa La Vedetta's vast terrace, enjoy long drinks under the gazebo bar or cool off in the azure pool. Guests can also take strolls in the gardens that slope downwards towards the river Arno. During the winter months, complimentary newspapers can be read by the glow of the lobby fireplace. Room service is provided 24 hours a day, and the hotel also offers concierge and business services, laundry service, an airport shuttle on request (surcharge), and complimentary parking. A conference room is onsite. The small fitness centre comes complete with a private eight-seat sauna, relaxation room, and hydrojet shower.
The 18 guestrooms at the Villa La Vedetta, including the Romantic Rooms in the Villetta Romantica annex, are decorated in individual color schemes and contain a blend of antiques. All guestrooms feature satellite television, Internet access, cribs, and marble and mosaic bathrooms with jetted tubs.