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Rooms and Suites at Villa Cora

From 391 USD
Superior Room

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 427 USD
Deluxe Room

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 658 USD
Junior Suite

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 668 USD
Classic Room

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 735 USD
Duplex 2 Bedroom Suite

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...

From 787 USD
Family Room

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 1,439 USD
Imperial Suite

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 1,780 USD
1 Bedroom Suite

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...

Villa Cora



Villa Cora represents love in the form of architecture. Baron Oppenheim built Villa Cora in the 1870s for his wife. In a quiet, wooded area South of Florence, Hotel Villa Cora is just outside the center of Florence. Winding its way from Porta Romana, the resort gives its guests the taste of both worlds.

History

Villa Cora is in the capital of Italy. The hotel earned its excellent position in 1960 and prospered as a traditional and cosmopolitan symbol. Later in 2010, it reopened after a complete restoration. A few years back, in October 2016, it was included in the Leading Hotels of the World list. The hotel's outclass reputation secret is hosting great personalities like Princess Eugenia, wife of Napoleon III, and the Russian composer Tchaikovsky.

Overview

Situated in a centuries-old park, the luxury hotel overlooks the Boboli Gardens on the hills offering a panoramic view. After entering the gates of the property, guests time travel into the past. The building houses an elegant Hall of Mirrors, polished mosaic floors, and vast chandeliers. Moreover, the decoration in the rooms reflects an eclectic passion and magnificence.

Transport

The hotel offers all kinds of transport services, including a free shuttle service. Furthermore, the airport is just 20 minutes away from the location. Additionally, Florence's central railway station is just 3km away, and automobiles are also available. Moreover, there is a lot of free parking around for the guests.

Rooms and Suites

Hotel Villa Cora offers all kinds of suites and rooms that one may dream of. The hotel comprises 67 lavish guest rooms and suites that spread out on four floors. The first floor, known as Piano Nobile, is protected by the government as a historical center. It has four-poster beds on magnificent parquet floors with original fresco windows draped around with heavy silk. The second floor is feminine rose-themed.

Additionally, the third floor is a mod-Moorish offering city. Moreover, the major room attractions are pink slippers, embroidered towels, lavender bags on pillows, and dry fruits to munch on. The luxurious marble bathrooms offer rose-scented products for the guests, especially made by Officina Santa Maria Novella.

Furthermore, the Junior Suite on the fourth floor is accessible by a private elevator. Everyday things to expect in all rooms include king-sized or twin beds, TV, internet connection, telephone, and a minibar. In addition, all the rooms and exclusive suites aesthetically provide a comforting surrounding for guests.

Restaurant and Bar

Executive Chef Alessandro Liberatore selects the classic cuisine prepared by seasonal dinners at the hotel's kitchen. All meals are served at Le Bistrot restaurant beside the open, warm pool between May and October. The restaurant serves authentic Tuscan cuisine, including rich and creamy sauced pasta and seafood.

In the winter, the indoor dining restaurant "il Pasha" offers its menu in the Moorish room. Moreover, a breakfast buffet is available in the Long Bar, offering an array of dishes. That includes bakery items, juices, eggs, smoked fish, meat, and much more. The cuisine highlights the authentic flavor of the Italian's traditional taste. Furthermore, the theme of the Sunday buffet changes every week, along with live music. Guests can also enjoy professional lunches with a special menu from Monday to Friday.

Hotel Villa Cora also offers a chic, little bar beside the pool to enjoy a cocktail after dinner to end your day or attend the parties. Guests can either enjoy their evening at the bar or visit the terrace with their drinks to overlook the gardens on the hills.

Well-stocked with Tuscan wines, Hugo on the menu is also a must-try. In the winters, retreat to Le Long Bar indoors. A masculine cigar room is also available for the guests to enjoy brandy or light up cigars.

Spa and Wellness

On the lower floor of Villa Eugenia, there is Bené spa. It has a gym, sauna, tepidarium, hammam, and three more rooms. The Wellness center offers Asian and European massages using products by the most admired beauty guru, Sarah Chapman.

Another range of products used is Maria Novella, found in 1612 and has been famous for its body rituals since. Furthermore, the center also offers healthy restaurant menus for guests who like to keep fit during their vacations.

Pool and Gardens

Hotel Villa Cora has a large outdoor pool located in its beautiful park shadowed by majestic oak trees. The floor, as well as the water, is well-heated for visitors' comfort. The hedges around the pool area have decorations with more than 100 varieties of pastel-colored roses. Rosy decoration and the gardens' natural atmosphere on the hills offer an absolute choice to host ceremonies at this hotel.

Pets and Kids

The guests can also bring along their furry friends on their trip. You can also arrange for a bed for pets and toys in the rooms. On special request, you can also hire a staff to take your pet on a walk.

Furthermore, the hotel holds a "Very Important Babies" program for children. This program includes cooking classes, swimming and painting sessions, and tours of nearby places. Children also get iPads, coloring books, and toys to make sure they enjoy themselves to their fullest.

Nearby Attractions

Other than the services and facilities provided within the hotel, several nearby attractions make it worth getting out of bed. Boboli Garden and Pitti Palace are nearby landmarks that one may want to visit. Moreover, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza Della Signoria, and il Duomo are easily accessible from the hotel. Also, Ristorante Boccanegra is a local restaurant nearby that you can opt for having a cozy meal.

Takeaway

Whenever in Florence city, this hotel is a must-visit. The beauty of this resort mesmerizes locals and tourists alike with its historical importance as a city center. Further, Hotel Villa Cora is prominent because of its ancient architectural style, eclectic décor, luxury, and comfortable rooms and suites. The outstanding amenities and attentive staff will also make your stay superb.

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