Residenza del Moro - Florence, Italy - Exclusive 5 Star Boutique Luxury Hotel

Rooms & Suites: 11

A reflection of five centuries of art and culture, Residenza del Moro is an intimate hideaway set in the main rooms of a meticulously restored palazzo, dating back to the 16th century.

Stunning frescoes, a 15th century rooftop garden, a pretty courtyard and butler service are just a few of the delights of this hotel in the heart of Florence.The Niccolini Palace houses the Residenza del Moro on the piano nobile. All the rooms have been completely restored and renovated in keeping with the original splendour and beauty of this historical building.

The first mention of the Palace dates back to the 16th century when various residences in Via del Moro were bought by rich Sommaia merchants and converted into a large mansion
In the early 1700s the property was purchased by the Marquises of Bourbon del Monte di Santa Maria: their family coat of arms is still present today, on the corner of the building between Via Fossi and Via della Spada. The Marquis Lorenzo Niccolini became the owner in 1863, carrying out extensive renovations on the building that continued for many decades.

In the present day, this is a magnificent historical building with its original exterior dating back to the 16th century, a superb internal garden dating as far back at the 1400s, with a marvellous staircase added in the 17 th century. Frescoes, stuccoes and original furnishings all add to the appeal of the residence, a genuine collection of works of art ranging from the 1400s to the 1800s that embellish the interior making your stay a truly wonderful experience.


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Suite L'Alcova - 90 sq. metres. This is the most prestigious suite at La Residenza del Moro and also considered the "honeymoon suite", featuring a living room with contemporary artworks and antiques frescoes. The suite has a king size bed and a large relaxing Jacuzzi and a shower/bath. This suite can be booked without the sitting room at the price of a prestige suite. Suite Il Marchese - 90 sq. metres. This Prestige Suite is huge, previously a ballroom. Now has a king size bed, a sitting/dining area where you can enjoy breakfast. The bathrooms are very elegant and has an antique bathtub and a comfortable shower. Suite Il Giardino - 83 sq. metres. This Prestige Suite has a romantic canopy bed, a living room with original frescoes. There is a elegant bathroom with an antique bath tub and separate shower. The suite also has direct access onto the hanging garden! One Bedroom Apartment - 70 sq. metres. The one-bedroom apartment is located on the lower ground floor and has a queen bed. The apartment features wooden beams that decorate the ceilings and has a cooking corner. Suite Il Moro - Deluxe Junior Suite. 62 sq. metres. King size bed, a sitting/dining area where you can enjoy breakfast. The bathrooms are very elegant and has a Jacuzzi and a comfortable shower. Suite La Limonaia - 55 sq. metres. Overlooking the hanging garden and has two twin beds, a sofa, a dining table with chairs, a small sitting room with sofa bed and a large green marble bathroom, with bath tub and separate shower. You can also enjoy views of the hanging garden. Camera degli Affreschi - 37 sq. metres. The double grand deluxe has a king size bed, a sitting/dining area where you can enjoy breakfast. The bathrooms are very elegant. La Spada - 40 sq. metres. This Junior Suite has a king size bed and the head of the bed is decorated in olden wood and silk. The bathroom has a shower and bathtub and the Junior Suite overlooks Via Della Spada. Camera Il Bengala - 31 sq. metres. The double superior room is well furnished with beautiful original ceiling and contemporary artworks. The elegant bathroom has a bath and shower. Camera La Cappella - 31 sq. metres. Beautiful original ceiling in what was formerly the chapel. The double superior room is well furnished with beautiful original ceiling and contemporary artworks. The elegant bathroom has a bath and shower. Camera Della Biblioteca - 27 sq. metres. The double classic room is located near the library and there is a contrast of antiques and contemporary art works within the room. You can also enjoy views of the silent and evocative inner courtyard.

Amenities & Services

24 hour reception service Cultural tours Day trips Conference room Garage with valet service Butler service Concierge service Laundry service Rooms for non-smokers Rooms equipped for the disabled 24 hour bar service 24 hour room service


Gym Private garden Cultural tours Day trips


The Residenza del Moro is an exclusive hotel situated in a prime position right in the historical centre of Florence. The most famous monuments and museums are five minutes away from the historical Via del Moro. Here you really are right in the heart of the city centre. Meandering round the suggestive side streets, you are within easy reach of Santa Maria del Fiore otherwise known as the Duomo (Cathedral) which will suddenly appear in front of your eyes with its dome Cupola del Brunelleschi towering above your head stretching almost to the sky. The Campanile di Giotto (the Bell-Tower), the Battistero, and the Uffizi Gallery are all within 10 minutes walk. The Uffizi Gallery will astound you with its myriad of masterpieces from the Italian Renaissance including: Botticelli, Leonardo, Raffaello and Michelangelo, but also its collections by Flemish artists including Dürer, Rembrandt and Rubens. Not to mention Borgo San Lorenzo, with the Basilica, the Medici Chapels and Michelangelo's astonishing New Sacresty and the Laurentian Library. All within less than 10 minutes walk of the residence. The surrounds of the residence are oozing with art. The Church of Santa Maria Novella. Walking around near Via Tornabuoni, you will also come across Palazzo Strozzi, a superb example of civil Renaissance architecture in Florence. The exterior of the fortress is elegantly refined with smooth rusticated stonework and mullioned paired (arched) windows on the upper floors. Today Palazzo Strozzi is home to the most important modern art exhibitions. But Via Tornabuoni is also famous for its shopping: where you will find exclusive boutiques of Italian and international designers offering a wide range of clothing, jewellery and accessories. Strolling around in the evening you will experience a different side of Florence, the narrow streets and medieval alleyways allure tourists where you can browse the countless artisan workshops. Here secrets of ancient workmanship are passed down from generation to generation, preserving the knowledge of jewellery making and engraving, leather inlaying and many other painstaking handmade crafts. At the end of the day it's time to relax in a wine bar to sample some of the region's finest wines: a Chianti or a fine Brunello, a Morellino or a Sassicaia. There are plenty of restaurants and trattorias. Don’t forget to try out some of the traditional Tuscan cuisine: the various soups including l'acquacotta (watery vegetable soup) and carabaccia (onion soup), while the 'must have' second course is the world famous Bistecca alla Fiorentina (thick cut steak).


Florence-Peretola International Airport (FLR)

High Season

May through October