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The Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco is a 3-star hotel in Florence, Italy, unique for its delightful renovated rooms, stylish furnishings and brickwork from the original building complemented by an extensive display of original and valuable contemporary artwork from the owners’ private collection.

Tastefully and thoughtfully designed in the suites and common rooms, such as the bar lounge and the reading room, combined with the personal, warm, attentive and efficient service by the staff will have guests feeling right at home.

Located just a few blocks from the Duomo and the central pedestrian areas of Florence, the Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco is the perfect place to begin and end a day of excursion. Shops, restaurants, museums, galleries and cathedrals are all easily accessible from the hotel.


A total of 40 rooms can be found within the walls of Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco, each furnished with antiques, handmade upholstery and brightly-lit, providing maximum comfort. The ceramic bathrooms were hand-painted by the Bassanesi Decorators.

Single Rooms are equipped with all the regular room amenities.

Executive Rooms can accommodate two persons.

Superior Rooms can accommodate three persons.

Deluxe Rooms can accommodate four persons.

Junior Suite features an elegant alcove.

Apartment Suite is suitable for families. It comes with a living room, kitchenette, master bedroom and double bedroom and two bathrooms. One bathroom is equipped with a washing machine.

Regular room amenities include:

  • Handicap accessibility
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Non-allergic rooms
  • Telephone
  • Analog modem jack
  • Satellite LCD/Plasma TV
  • Sky Golden Vision
  • Pay per view
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Fire alarm
  • Shower
  • Tub
  • Electrical razor socket
  • Courtesy kit
  • Hair dryer

Hotel Amenities

This 3-star hotel provides genuine Florentine charm and hospitality. The following services are available for guests of the Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco:

  • Bar lounge
  • Self parking
  • Safe deposit box at Front Desk
  • 24-hour Front Desk
  • Babysitting or child care
  • Coffee shop
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Internet point (surcharge)
  • Wi-Fi internet (surcharge)
  • Fax service
  • Airport/train station shuttle (surcharge)
  • Tourist information
  • Concierge
  • Night porter
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry/ironing service (surcharge)
  • Bell boys
  • Elevator
  • Small pets welcome
  • Attended garage (surcharge)
  • Lobby
  • TV room
  • Internal courtyard
  • Multilingual staff
  • Currency exchange
  • Doctor on call


Rave reviews are given for the first-class breakfast served at Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco, in a beautiful room with a vaulted ceiling. Some of the favorites include milk from the cows grazing on the Mugello hills, Arabica roast coffee from plantations around the world, fruit salads prepared with only naturally grown fresh fruit, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Tuscan ham and the Bruschetta covered with tomatoes, flavored with hand-picked oregano paired with Neapolitan Mozzarella di Bufala cheese and extra-virgin olive oil. Guests can choose to have their breakfast in the sunny breakfast room or the splendid internal courtyard.

The Bargiacchi family, owners of the Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco, also own an organic farm, La Croce in Reggello, which provides the vegetables, extra-virgin olive oil and other delicacies used by Il Desco Bistro, while other local craft producers supply deli meats and cheeses used to create simple, fresh and delicious cuisine. Lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are also served at the Il Desco Bistro.


Florence is the capital of Italian art and culture, especially of the Renaissance period. It attracts millions of visitors each year. The Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco is situated at the heart of it all, and places of interest are all within easy reach, some of which are:

  • Galleria dell’Accademia
  • Statue of David
  • Piazza del Duomo
  • Giotto bell tower
  • Baptistery of St. John
  • Piazza del Signoria
  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Palazzo Strozi
  • Palazzo Davanzati
  • Fortessa Da Basso
  • Shops in Via de’ Tornabouni
  • Restaurants, taverns

In the romantic city of Florence, the Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco provides charming and excellent accommodations, warm hospitality, mouthwatering cuisine in a prime location which makes it hard to beat.

Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco
Via Cavour 29
Florence, Italy
Telephone: +39 055 288330 / 055 215375
Fax: +39 055 295203

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