Villa Cora

Villa Cora 5

19th century opulence, landscaped gardens and just a mile from central Florence; Villa Cora is the ultimate Italian getaway.

Built by a baron for his wife towards the end of the 19th century, Villa Cora offers a truly unique experience when staying in Florence. Each room is decorated in a lavish, elegant fashion with top of the range electronics sitting alongside antique furniture. This boutique five star hotel also has an outdoor pool, on-site restaurant, cigar room, roof terrace and full-service spa.

Room Types

All Rooms Include

Rooms are spread between the Main Villa and the Villino Eugenia by the pool and are in different styles all including original features and antique furniture.

  • Wi-Fi access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom with bathtub or shower
  • Santa Maria Novella bathroom amenities
  • Classic Room

  • 20 square metres
  • Views over Florence or the surrounding hills
  • Maximum occupancy: 2 adults
  • Classic Room

    Superior Room

  • 22 square metres
  • Views over Florence or the surrounding hills
  • Some rooms with balcony
  • Maximum occupancy: 2 adults
  • Superior Room

    Deluxe Room

  • 25 square metres
  • Views over the gardens or the surrounding hills
  • Maximum occupancy: 2 adults
  • Deluxe Room

    Junior Suite

  • 40 square metres
  • Views over the gardens or the surrounding hills
  • Maximum occupancy: 3 adults
  • Junior Suite

    Duplex Room

  • 80 square metres
  • Views over the gardens or the surrounding hills
  • Two bedrooms set over different levels
  • Two bathrooms
  • Sitting area
  • Maximum occupancy: 4 adults
  • Duplex Room

    Suite

  • 50 square metres
  • Views over the gardens or the surrounding hills
  • Inspired by the famous people who have stayed at the villa, namely Tchaikovsky, Princess Eugenia, Grace Kelly and Madame Debussy
  • Four poster bed
  • Separate living room with sofa and working desk
  • Maximum occupancy: 3 adults
  • Suite

    Imperial Suite

  • 100 square metres
  • Views over Florence and the gardens
  • Dedicated to the Japanese Emperor Akihito who stayed at the Villa in 1982
  • Small balcony
  • Two bedrooms with four poster beds
  • Living area
  • Two bathrooms
  • Maximum occupancy: 2 adults
  • Imperial Suite

    Hotel Location

    Description, Services & Facilities

    This five star Villa Cora was built in the 1870s by Baron Oppenheim as a house for his wife and is decorated throughout to reflect this eccentric couple's initial vision, interests and obsessions. Roses are a theme throughout - there are more than 100 types in the gardens - as is decor inspired by the orient, classical art, sculpture and original frescoes. Each room is decorated in a unique style with antique furniture, luxurious furnishings, marble bathrooms and parquet flooring. While a boutique-style property, you’ll find the facilities of a much larger hotel including a subterranean full-service spa with sauna and steam room, highly regarded restaurant, cigar room and the only heated outdoor pool in Florence.


    Services and Facilities

  • Outdoor heated pool
  • Full-service spa with steam room and sauna
  • Complimentary bikes available
  • Complimentary area shuttle
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Dry cleaning and laundry services
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Babysitting and childcare services
  • In-room childcare available
  • Wedding services
  • Complimentary self-parking
  • Dining


    Le Bistrot Restaurant

  • Menu of seasonal, locally sourced produce
  • Open for breakfast and dinner


    Le Pool Bar

  • Cocktails from your lounger


    Bellevue Rooftop Terrace

  • Cocktails and champagne
  • Open in the summer months


    Le Bar Long

  • A selection of beverages including cocktails
  • The Card Room nearby hosts afternoon tea


    Cigar Room

  • Spirits and cigars
  • Hosts wine tastings paired with local foods
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