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Hotel Ester, Florence

3-star3 stars
Largo Fratelli Alinari 15FlorenceFI50123Italy

Tuscan-style hotel within walking distance of Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum
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Very Good8.0
Great location
Great room
Good internet service
Very comfortable
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Hotel Ester, Florence

from $83
  • Double or Twin Room
  • Triple Room
  • Quadruple Room
  • Single Room
  • Double Room, City View
  • Triple Room, Balcony, City View

What’s around Hotel Ester, Florence


  • In Santa Maria Novella
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower - 9 min walk
  • Ponte Vecchio - 15 min walk
  • Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum - 4 min walk
  • San Lorenzo Church - 7 min walk
  • Florence Baptistery - 8 min walk
  • Fortezza da Basso - 8 min walk
  • Accademia Gallery - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Florence (FLR-Peretola) - 21 min drive
  • Florence Santa Maria Novella Station - 4 min walk
  • Porta al Prato Station - 16 min walk
  • Florence Statuto Station - 21 min walk
  • Florence-Cascine Station - 25 min walk
  • Extended parking (surcharge)
  • Discounted offsite parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 19 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • One child (6 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Extended parking *

  • Discounted offsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Croatian
  • English
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • In-room computer
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free international calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Hotel Ester, Florence’s small print

Also known as

  • Ester Florence
  • Ester Hotel
  • Ester Hotel Florence
  • Hotel Ester Florence
  • Hotel Ester


All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.00 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

Optional extras

Extended parking costs EUR 20 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 5 for adults and EUR 5 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 57 reviews

Hotel Ester, Florence
booked the room with balcony ( amazing view of the city) .. location perfect near the main train station and all the scenic tourist attractions are walking distance from the hotel.
Ban Hin, us5 night romance trip
Hotel Ester, Florence
This is a decent value for Florence. Our room was HUGE by Italian standards, and it was pretty comfortable, however, we booked a non-smoking room and it constantly stunk of cigarettes. The staff is really nice and the location is great - you are two minutes from the train station and can walk to everything in Florence.
Heather Wilde, usRomance trip
Hotel Ester, Florence
My short trip to Florence was made very comfortable by Hotel Ester. They provided every accommodation even before and after the time we checked-in. Mark and Ann, who were very friendly and welcoming, made sure that our needs no matter how brief our stay was, were well attended. The location of Hotel Ester is very strategic because it is near the SMN train station, restaurants, and shopping stores. They gave us a room with a breath-taking view of Florence. I will definitely book this hotel again for my second trip to Florence and will surely recommend it to my friends and family.
Sheila, us1 night family trip
Hotel Ester, Florence
Very Good8.0
Comfy place but cold during autumn
The hotel is a small place located in a nice location. The place is good and overall comfortable. Only complaint about room facilities is that these were extremely cold at night. About the service, I paid for breakfast and owner insisted that I did not pay for it and would not give me the tickets. I had to look up my reservation to prove I had paid extra for it and and ask for them, along with the bath slippers, bottle with water, etc that they advertise. As for breakfast, consisting of a pastry, small sandwich, a cup coffee and a glass juice, he only gave me tickets for one day only. I had to ask, again, for the breakfast tickets for all days of my stay. Wi-FI is good. Keep in mind that it advertises as having free long distance calls but the calls are made using SKYPE. This is not mentioned and when wanting to make a call to solve an issue overseas regarding travel docs, they told me it could not be made. Had to, again, tell them it was not what they advertise and they finally agreed. Regardless, it is a nice, clean place and good price, but it is important to be straightforward to avoid misunderstandings.
A Traveler, us2 night romance trip
Hotel Ester, Florence
Very Good8.0
Great Location
Steps away from the train station, this hotel is small, very clean with friendly staff and comfortable rooms, but...the reception is on the second floor reached via an open, European style cage elevator, which I personally dislike. I don't recall seeing this information on any of the hotel's descriptions: if I had, I would have booked elsewhere. Other than that, I would recommend this hotel for a couple of nights' stay in Florence.
Not Provided, us2 night romance trip

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