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Villa Cora

Villa Cora

Villa Cora is located inside a centuries-old park overlooking the Boboli Gardens, on the hills just outside Florence's historical center. The villa is an aristocratic residence built at the end of the XIX century upon commission by Baron Oppenheim, reflecting the architectural styles of that period, dominated by a strong eclectic decor that provides the villa with different, sometimes even bizarre, artistic styles. Inaugurated when Florence was the capital of the Kingdom of Italy, Villa Cora has become one of the major cultural and cosmopolitan symbols of Florence throughout the years.

Villa Cora earned its reputation by hosting international guests of great importance, such as Princess Eugenia, wife of Napoleon III, and the Russian composer Tchaikovsky, and being considered the most beautiful residence of the Tuscan capital. Villa Cora became an exclusive grand hotel at the end of 1960 and reopened in late 2010 after a detailed three-year restoration. Starting from October 2016, the hotel is a member of Leading Hotels of the World.

Rooms & Suites - The Hotel offers every type of room: classic and deluxe, family, duplex junior suite, and nine exclusive suites. Every detail was designed to create unique surroundings where luxury and elegance are combined harmoniously, and aesthetic taste is accompanied by high-quality comfort. Every room is equipped with king-size or twin beds, air conditioning, flat or plasma satellite TV, electronic safe, cable and wireless internet connection, telephone with integrated answering machine, private bathroom, and a minibar with a fine selection of local products. The bathrooms are entirely in Carrara marble and offer all the European comforts with either a bath or shower and have an exclusive assortment of courtesy beauty products by Annick Goutal.

Dining & Bar - The kitchen offers a classic cuisine reinterpreted with seasonal products, mainly locally selected by the Executive Chef Alessandro Liberatore. For breakfast, the buffet includes various bakery products, like cakes, croissants and breads, fresh fruit and juices, eggs prepared in different ways, assorted cheeses, smoked fish, and meats. For lunch, from Monday to Friday, there is a special menu for business lunches. The cuisine identifies the true luxury with a manic selection of excellent raw materials to light the Italian tradition's authentic flavors.

Spa & Wellness - The spa "Bené" is located on the lower floor of Villino Eugenia and is equipped with a small gym, tepidarium, sauna, hammam, and three rooms. The wellness center offers Asian and European massages and beauty treatments in collaboration with the beauty guru Sarah Chapman, the most appreciated and affirmed facialist in London, for skincare and with Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, founded in Florence in 1612, for body rituals. Additionally, healthy restaurant menus per the programs are offered by the center.

Pool & Garden - Villa Cora hosts a large outdoor pool, located in the Italian park, shadowing majestic oak trees. The floor of the area and the pool water are heated. Peculiarities of the garden include more than 100 types of roses in soft pastel colors like white, pink, and salmon, among the most precious varieties: British, French, and ancient roses decorating the park between evergreen hedges. With over 900 square meters, the beautiful park is perfectly suited for outdoor events and ceremonies in a romantic atmosphere.

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Rooms and Suites at Villa Cora

From 778 USD

Junior Suite ( 430ft2 )

The Junior Suites are located in the main villa. The junior suite on the first floor, known as the "Noble Floor", has original wooden floors and fresc...

From 1,124 USD

1 Bedroom Suite ( 538ft2 )

These rooms are inspired by the famous people who have stayed at Villa Cora, namely Tchaikovsky, Princess Eugenia, Grace Kelly and Madame Debussy. The...

From 472 USD

Superior Room ( 236ft2 )

The Superior rooms offer a breathtaking panorama of the principal Florentine monuments but also that of the hills that surround the city, thus gifting...

From 1,018 USD

Family Room ( 753ft2 )

The Family Room is situated in the Principal Villa on the third floor known as the "Moorish Floor". It is composed of two spacious and beautiful rooms...

From 512 USD

Deluxe Room ( 269ft2 )

The Deluxe rooms of Villa Cora, offer a view on the internal park and on the hills that surround the cradle of the renaissance. Located on the Moorish...

From 1,684 USD

Imperial Suite ( 1076ft2 )

The Imperial suite boasts beautiful original frescoes made by Pietrasanta and Samoggia, on top of the inlaid wooden floor rests a majestic red velvet...

From 452 USD

Classic Room ( 215ft2 )

Surrounded by a marvelous park, a number of classic rooms not only offer a breathtaking panorama of the principal Florentine monuments but also that o...

From 918 USD

Duplex 2 Bedroom Suite ( 861ft2 )

The exclusive Duplex rooms are located on the "Noble Floor" and are composed of two separate rooms dislocated on two levels connected with an internal...

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