Helvetia & Bristol Firenze - Starhotels Collezione

Via dei Pescioni, 250123FlorenceItaly
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About Helvetia & Bristol Firenze - Starhotels Collezione

Helvetia & Bristol Firenze - Starhotels Collezione is housed in a 19th-century building. This elegant hotel also offers a venue for meetings, weddings, or other special occasions.

Room amenities include authentic Italian décor, cable TV, a minibar, air conditioning, and en-suite bathroom. Some accommodations provide large windows with views of Florence.

Antique furnishings and works of art are abundant. Guests can take advantage of a bicycle hire and free Wi-Fi throughout the building, as well as two exclusive meeting areas.

Breakfast is offered daily. Authentic Italian fare is featured at Hostaria Bibendum, the hotel's gourmet restaurant and the on-site Bar Bibendum offers wine and cocktails. Tea, coffee, and pastries are provided in the library.

Points of interest near Helvetia & Bristol Firenze - Starhotels Collezione include Piazza della Signoria and the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower, both located less than a ten-minute walk away. The Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum is a five-minute stroll from the premises, while Busitalia SITA North Bus Station is under a kilometre away.


Via dei Pescioni, 2, 50123, Florence, Italy
Telephone: +39 05526651 | Fax: +39 055288353 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Hypoallergenic bedding
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Outstanding customer service

Staff members have been said to be extremely friendly and personable. Guests are impressed with staff attentiveness.

Lovely overall ambiance

The building is said to be beautiful, historic, and charming. Visitors seem to enjoy the lovely décor throughout the hotel common areas and in the rooms. Many guests say they appreciate the unique and old-world feel this hotel brings.

Location is a big draw

There is much to see and do within walking distance from the hotel. Guests say it resides in a very central location in Florence, providing easy access to shops, restaurants, and local tourist attractions.

Negative Reviews

Some rooms too tiny

There are negative comments about some of the rooms being on the small side. Visitors also complain about the size of the showers and baths as well, stating they are cramped. Guests find it uncomfortable to move about and have a difficult time finding the space needed for their belongings in certain rooms.

You may want to have ear plugs handy

There are criticisms from visitors about the hotel being too noisy. Most complaints revolve around the fact that noise from the street filters in easily at night, as there are a lot of traffic and people out and about. It is mentioned that without the ear plugs this hotel supplies, light sleepers may not receive much rest.

Breakfast could be improved

Guests feel that the breakfast offering here could be improved, by increasing the selection of food available.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 690 reviews across the web
8.8 /10
  • ebookers.com
    9.0 /10
  • Catch it
    9.7 /10
  • Other Sources
    8.5 /10
8.8 out of 10 based on 690 reviews