Hotel Relais Il Cestello

Piazza Di Cestello 950124FlorenceItaly
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About Hotel Relais Il Cestello

Nestled along the banks of the Arno river, Hotel Relais Il Cestello features guestrooms with stunning view of the historic Piazza Ognissanti.

Each guest room has a private bathroom with a hairdryer and courtesy kit. The satellite TV service provides programming in a range of languages, and Internet and a direct dial telephone are also provided. Other benefits to guests include a safe and a minibar stocked with drinks and snacks.

Hotel Relais Il Cestello features a 24-hour front desk with luggage storage, a lobby with a fireplace, and valet parking. There is free Wi-Fi in public areas, and guests also have access to a tour desk and concierge services.

An Italian buffet breakfast is available daily, and coffee and tea are served in the common areas. In addition, several restaurants and cafes are located nearby.

The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower, Brancacci Chapel and the Florence Baptistery are a short walk away.


Piazza Di Cestello 9, 50124, Florence, Italy
Telephone: +390(55)280632 | 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 reception
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Porter service
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

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

Positive Reviews

Central location

Many guests appreciate that the property is a few blocks from several artisan workshops, antique furniture galleries and museums, and like that the streets of nearby central Florence are pedestrian-friendly. Others add that the Palazzo Vecchio, a fortified 13th century palace, is easily reachable, and love that the historic art treasure displays and funerary monuments at the Santa Maria Novella are in close proximity.

Cozy and friendly atmosphere

Several guests say that the property provides a relaxed and comfortable environment, and love that the owners mingle with guests on many occasions. Others add that the front desk staff is courteous, and appreciate the cozy atmosphere of the lounge.

Impressive breakfast

Many guests love the authentic Italian breakfast, and comment that the breads are freshly baked and there is a large variety of hot and cold items. Others add that the pots of premium coffee are regularly replenished, and appreciate that generous portions of jams and butter are provided on the tables.

Negative Reviews

Rooms are small and not maintained

Some guests say that the rooms are small, and note that the drapes and linen smell stale, the bathrooms look drab, and several light fixtures need repair. Others add that some power outlets don't work, and mention that there is little space for luggage or wardrobe storage.

Limited amenities

A handful of guests comment that there is no spa, pool or game room on-site, and add that the lobby does not have any gift shops or ATMs. Others dislike that the property does not provide dry cleaning services.

Inadequate and insecure parking

Some guests mention that the on-site parking area is too small, and note that available spaces are limited. Others add that the parking area feels insecure, and dislike that parking in the adjacent streets is restricted.

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