Map & Directions

Hotel Florence Relais Il Cestello Florence is superbly located near the south bank of the River Arno of in the picturesque square of Piazza di Cestello. Our convenient location means that you are able to reach all of Florence’s most dazzling monuments in minutes, including the unmistakeable orange Duomo, the church of Cestello on the hotel’s doorstep, the Uffizi Gallery, the historical Ponte Vecchio and the innumerable shops, restaurants and amazing buildings that Renaissance Firenze is famous for. 


By car : From the motorway A1 exit at Firenze Certosa
Follow the signs to the centre (Centro) until Piazza Porta Romana
Take Viale Franceso Petrarca then right onto Via del Leone
Right again onto Borgo San Frediano then immediate left into Piazza di Cestello

By plane : You can take a taxi (approx 25 euros) or arrive with the public shuttle bus which stops at Santa Maria Novella train station

By train : From Santa Maria Novella train station you can take a taxi or walk to Hotel Relais Il Cestello in about 20 minutes. The simplest way is to cross the piazza outside the station and turn left down Via dell’Albero continuing until the river. Cross the river via Amerigo Vespucci Bridge and then turn left along Lungarno Soderini. Within a few minutes you’ll reach Piazza di Cestello.

Our address is Piazza di Cestello 9.