A location that is unique for its fascination, atmosphere, art and history, the ancient 14th-century Hospital dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, the Hotel Convitto della Calza is today, one of the most charming destinations among Florence hotels. The Gesuati friars who lived here beginning 1529 wore a strip of cloth on their left shoulder similar to a stocking (calza), which is the origin of the hospitality structure's name.
Large and small halls with prestigious frescoes (including The Last Supper by Franciabigio – 1514), which house the common areas of the hotel - Vacation Residence have modern furnishings that integrate perfectly with the historic environment and are enriched with all the best conveniences and state-of-the-art technological services offered by hotels in Florence.
The lobby and front desk are available 24-hours a day, the large, splendid cloister is a very pleasant spot for guests, a rarity for a hotel – Vacation Residence in Florence, ideal for individual guests as well as for groups and small delegations that need a relaxing place to stay. Bike places available in the interior.
A buffet breakfast is served in the Strozzi room, surrounded by original 16th-century frescoes, where, before they leave the hotel, small groups and delegations can plan their itineraries for visiting the city.
The services are those good-level services that are essential for a Florence hotel: common Internet point and Wi-Fi wireless access in the rooms, tourist info available at the front desk about museums and monuments, transportation and city events. Guests of the Hotel Convitto della Calza who arrive at this Florence hotel by car, will have the use of the large parking lot in Piazza della Calza. Before parking please ask the reception for information.