World Reviewer rating

Not yet rated

Gallery Hotel Art

Listed under Best Hotels in Florence, Italy.

  • Photo of Gallery Hotel Art
  • Photo of Gallery Hotel Art
  • Photo of Gallery Hotel Art
Photo of Gallery Hotel Art
Photo by owner
Pin It

"Another Ferragamo designer hotel, great position, zen-like Japanese feel, though no views"

Read reviews and book this hotel.

Written by  travelintelligence.

Comments, reviews and questions by other travellers

Gallery Hotel Art

Japanese minimalism may sound odd in the middle of medieval Florence, but in these cramped Florentine town palazzos it works extremely well. The idea in this hotel is to have a constantly changing art exhibition on the ground floor, a library of art books, and fusion cooking (thai/Japanese), with minimalist décor in beige and cream colour tones, using grey stone and dark wood. The elevators and corridors are tiny, which helps the rooms themselves feel generous, cool havens from the heat of the street outside. Floors are of dark stained African wood, bedheads of Florentine leather, doors thick and chunky and painted in cream. The art theme continues, with monochrome prints of architectural detail on the walls. You feel that if Brunelleschi had been a hotel designer, and alive today, this is what he would have come up with, as the grey and cream remind you of the Pazzi Chapel. Bathrooms are cool and modern, with free standing sinks (two in the deluxe rooms). At the top of the hotel, the penthouse has a terrace where you can sleep out at night under the stars - now that is what we call romantic. There are also several duplexes and ten junior suites with little sitting areas. The hotel is perfectly positioned, a few steps from the Piazza Republica on one side and the Ponte Vecchio on the other, and just far enough off the main drag to make it relatively quiet at night. Open just two years, the Gallery Art is owned by Ferragamo.

Post a comment, review or question

I want to
My comment - optional
Rating - how would you rate this place or experience?

Who's been here

No travelers have told us they have been here. Have you?

Similar Experiences

  • The George V Hotel

    Arguably the finest hotel in Paris, and one of the best in the world, this hotel, run by the Four Seasons Group, is effortlessl…

  • Amansara

    Another luxury hotel with a chequered history in the Cambodian Kingdom. This one, built by French architect Laurent Mondet and …

  • The Datai

    A stunning and secluded retreat on the Malaysian island of Langkawi. Great for that total escape, the Datai does not come cheap…

Nearby Experiences

  • Lungarno Suites

    "Hotel serviced apartments in a good position on the Arno"

  • Hotel Continentale

    "Discreet Ferragamo offering with its own private cinema"

  • Ponte Vecchio

    Europe's oldest stone, open-spandrel, segmented arch bridge, it was originally made from wood until 1345. Stretching over the A…

Related links

Contribute to this page