With a stay at Helvetia & Bristol, you'll be centrally located in Florence, steps from Strozzi Palace and Palazzo Davanzati Museum. This 5-star hotel is close to Ponte Vecchio and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.
Make yourself at home in one of the 67 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as bicycles to rent, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional amenities include babysitting/childcare (surcharge), shopping on site, and wedding services.
Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, where you can enjoy drinks at a bar and dine alfresco (weather permitting). Or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and a computer station. Planning an event in Florence? This hotel has 915 square feet (85 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.
The staff at Helvetia Bristol could not have been warmer and more accommodating during my four night stay. Their warm welcomes and spot-on suggestions were greatly appreciated. I love this hotel and will definitely return. It is a historic boutique hotel (don't expect large rooms). The location cannot be beat in central Florence.
The rooms are small and in need of a little love (new carpet).
The location is perfect. 10-15 minute walk to everything, but quiet location. Service like one does not find anymore. Worth the money.
Cappuccino. Staff was understanding.
The rooms next to the street are noisy because of the late night bars and at this time of year you can't have AC in the rooms because one system works the entire building. If you are hot or uncomfortable you have to open a window which just lets the noise in. Street cleaners, and trash service comes by at 5am which is nuts! Breakfast was blah...Single room was a closet and horrible shower. Im in shape and didn't fit in the shower.
Attractive and very central
We thought the 50euros charge for parking was astronomical!!!!
Nice hotel, great staff
AC not working - resulted in open window - resulted in about 15 mosquito bites!!!
Beautiful authentic Italian and very freindly helpful staff.
Only downside was the room was boiling hot and there was no option to turn off the heating or turn it down, you could not have air conditioning in the winter even though the weather was really mild. When we opened the windows we got bitten by mosquitos.
Friendly staff, great room
Bathroom very poor for a 5 star hotel, in need of maintenance. Breakfast extremely poor and still cost an additional €26!!. Junior suite of lower quality than expected, it was basically a large double room!