Overlooking a splendid Tuscan valley 12 kilometres outside Florence, the Demidoff is a modern hotel set in 40 acres of ancient wooded grounds. The 110 bright guestrooms are finished in light shades of green with simple modern furnishings. All rooms include air conditioning, minibars, satellite television, safes, direct dial phones, and wireless Internet, while 44 of the guestrooms benefit from panoramic terraces affording fine views over the valley. Multilingual staff at the 24 hour front desk are able to advise guests on the many recreational activities available in the surrounding countryside. These include trekking excursions, horse riding lessons, mountain biking, and windsurfing on the nearby Lake Bilancino. Within the hotel, which is set in 40 acres of ancient wooded grounds, guests can take a dip in the pool or work up a sweat in the sauna or fully equipped fitness centre. Eight conference rooms of varying capacity are available for hire, while a free car park provides ample room for parking. Guests can relax in the armchairs and sofas of the Grand Lobby, which also has a bar, free Internet port and newsstand. The hotel's restaurant, Il Pievano Arlotto, is a grand dining area where white linen topped tables line a colonnaded aisle. Decorated in crimson and peach with a marble effect floor, it specialises in Tuscan cuisine from locally sourced ingredients and offers panoramic views of the countryside. Alongside Lake Bilancino, which is three kilometres away, nearby attractions include Villa Demidoff park, also three kilometres away, the historic town of Borgo San Lorenzo, 12 kilometres away, and Florence, which lies 12 kilometres to the south. A free shuttle bus operates between the hotel and Florence, running between two to eight times daily. Florence Vespucci Airport is 16 kilometres away with a driving time of around 30 minutes.
Florence Hotels - Hotel Demidoff
Via Della Lupaia 1556 Florence, 50036
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