Gay Florence • Hotels

A heritage city and home of the world’s most famous naked man. But Michelangelo’s David is just one of Florence’s amazing sights.


Our top Florence hotels for 2017 are located in the city centre, close to the sights (such as the Ponte Vecchio shown above), shops and gay nightlife.

Most hotels are within buildings where the preservation of history is considered more important than some modern-day comforts we have come to expect. But this is part of the charm of the city.

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Near the gay scene.

Via del Proconsolo 3, Florence | map | distance

8.2 Very Good
based on 37 Agoda reviews

Grand Hotel Cavour4 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay scene. Great rooftop terrace. Best seller. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2014
Top 50
Top 50

Popular 4-star hotel in central Florence. Grand Hotel Cavour is ideally located in the main shopping district and has a wonderful rooftop terrace with views over the Florence Cathedral.

Guest rooms feature flat screen TV, air conditioning, minibar, safe, tea & coffee maker and free WiFi. There is a restaurant, bar, a luxury spa with Turkish bath and a gym.

Many of the best shops and restaurants, FAIRY gay club and the Crisco Club are within walking distance. A best-selling Florence hotel on Travel Gay Europe.

features bar, restaurant, shop, massage, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Excellent location.

Hotel Calzaiuoli4 stars

Via Dei Calzaiuoli 6, Florence | map | distance

8.6 Very Good - based on 22 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Excellent location. Ideal for shopping & gay scene. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2014
Top 100

Located in the heart of Florence, Hotel Calzaiuoli is close to the best tourist sights and shopping areas and gay cruise club Crisco.

Set within a 14th century building, this elegant boutique hotel effortlessly blends classic styling with modern comforts. Guest rooms have panoramic city views, each featuring a comfortable bed, satellite TV, minibar, and free WiFi.

Breakfast can be enjoyed in the breakfast room or in the privacy of your own room.

features bar, jacuzzi / hot pool, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Boutique B&B.

Via Fiume 11, Florence | map | distance

8.7 Very Good
based on 428 Agoda reviews

Le Camere dei Conti

Why this hotel? Boutique B&B. Very modern. Fantastic location. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100
Top 100

Modern boutique B&B located on a quiet side street, off a popular Florence nightlife area .The city’s only gay sauna Florence Baths is just a few minutes’ walk away.

This family-owned hotel offers clean, ultra-modern rooms with air conditioning, minibar, laptop-sized safe, designer bathrooms and free WiFi.

The location is great – only 2 minutes’ walk from the Santa Maria Novella Station, 5 minutes from Fortezza da Basso park and exhibition centre, and 350 metres from the Central Market.

There are only 5 rooms, so book early during peak periods.

features free wi-fi | Updated: 11-18-2016

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Very modern.

Borghese Palace Art Hotel4 stars

Via Ghibellina 174r, Florence | map | distance

8.2 Very Good - based on 11 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Very modern. Great location. Close to gay scene. Free WiFi.

Housed in a 15th century building, the designer hotel Borghese Palace Art blends antique furniture with modern features. Guest rooms have LCD TV, minibar, safe, fridge and free WiFi.

Facilities include a spa with jacuzzi and massage service, a gym and a bar that serves a range of premium drinks. The hotel has a fabulous terrace with panoramic views of the rooftops of Florence.

Borghese Palace is located near the historic centre, just a 5-minute walk from Florence Cathedral and a 10-minute walk from Piccolo Café.

features bar, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Boutique choice.

Hotel L’Orologio4 stars

Piazza Santa Maria Novella 24, Florence | map | distance

9.3 Fantastic - based on 1168 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Boutique choice. Great for sightseeing & shopping. Free WiFi.

Beautiful designer hotel on the famous Santa Maria Novella street, just steps away from the city’s many attractions. Each uniquely styled room at L’Orologio features artworks relating to a specific wristwatch model.

The air-conditioned rooms feature a comfy bed, flat screen satellite TV, free WiFi, a minibar and a coffee & tea maker. Some rooms have lovely views of the city centre.

The hotel has is a decent-sized gym, although gay guests might prefer a different sort of workout at the nearby Florence Baths gay sauna.

features bar, massage, sauna, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-10-2017

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Wonderful views.

Hotel Santa Maria Novella4 stars

Piazza Santa Maria Novella 1, Florence | map | distance

9.1 Fantastic - based on 892 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Wonderful views. Classic style. Boutique choice. Free WiFi.

The Santa Maria Novella embodies history, art and culture dating back to the 18th century when it was popular among artists and businessmen.

The spacious, elegant guest rooms are feature a flat screen satellite TV, air conditioning, marble bathroom, minibar, tea & coffee-making facilities and free WiFi.

Guests have free access to the hotel’s sauna and gym. The hotel’s lounge bar, L’Obelisco, serves delicious cocktails and snacks.

features bar, massage, sauna, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-10-2017

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Convenient location.

Piazza Unita Italiana 6, Florence | map | distance

8.4 Very Good
based on 94 Agoda reviews

Grand Hotel Baglioni4 stars

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Rooftop restaurant, with amazing views. Free WiFi.

The 4-star Grand Hotel Baglioni is conveniently located near the Santa Maria Novella train station and close to many restaurants, shops, cafes and gay-popular venues.

Guest rooms have high ceilings and are beautifully decorated with wooden furnitures, paintings and classic photos. Free WiFi in all areas.

There is a bar and a rooftop restaurant where you can enjoy dinner from the terrace that overlooks the Santa Maria del Fiore dome and the Giotto’s Bell Tower. The view is simply amazing.

features bar, restaurant, internet access | Updated: 01-12-2017

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Smart value.

Hotel Kursaal & Ausonia3 stars

Via Nazionale 24, Florence | map | distance

7.4 Good - based on 152 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Smart value. Excellent service. Near train station. Free WiFi.

Good value for money, family-run hotel, just a few steps away from Florence Baths gay sauna.

Hotel Kursaal & Ausonia offer cosy, classically designed rooms with satellite TV, air conditioning and WiFi access.

The hotel is located a 5-minute walk from Fortezza da Basso and just 500 metres from Santa Maria Novella Train Station.

features bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-10-2017

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Central location.

Hotel De La Ville4 stars

Piazza Antinori 1, Florence | map | distance

8.5 Very Good - based on 56 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Central location. Walk to the Florence Cathedral. Free WiFi.

The 4-star Hotel De La Ville enjoys a prime location in Florence, on the fashionable Via Tornabuoni street, just a few minutes’ walk to the famous Cathedral.

Guest rooms are elegantly decorated, each featuring flat screen TV, free WiFi, minibar, safe and desk. Suites include a separate living room, mezzanine and internet TV. Complimentary breakfast buffet is served daily.

You can enjoy a cocktail at the hotel’s bar before heading to the gay night-time adventures. The Santa Maria Novella train station is a short drive away.

features bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Central location.

Alba Palace Hotel3 stars

Via della Scala 22/38R, Florence | map | distance

8. Good - based on 1700 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Central location. Good breakfast. Great value. Free WiFi.

Excellent-value hotel near the central railway station and historical centre of Florence. Hotel Alba features comfortable, soundproof rooms with satellite TV, DVD player, free WiFi, minibar and safe.

The Alba is within walking distance to everything Florence has to offer – tourist sights, restaurants, bars and clubs and sauna. The staff are friendly and helpful. Recommended.

features bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-10-2017

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Popular budget choice.

Via Santa Caterina D'Alessandria 15, Florence | map | distance

7.6 Good
based on 154 Agoda reviews

PLUS Florence2 stars

Why this hotel? Popular budget choice. Great pool & restaurant. Value for money. Free WiFi.

One of our best-selling budget options in Florence. This value-for-money hotel & hotels offers modern rooms, a rooftop bar with great city views and indoor & outdoor pool.

Both private rooms and dorms with bunk beds are available at PLUS. Guest rooms are air-conditioned and feature free WiFi, flat screen TV’s. Some rooms come with a kitchenette. Washers & dryers (token-operated) available.

PLUS has its own café, bar & restaurant, as well as internet terminals in the lobby. Guests have free use of an indoor pool and outdoor pool (in the summer). There’s also gym, steam room & sauna (winter). Breakfast buffet can be enjoyed in until 11am.

The location is great, too – just 10 minutes’ walk from Santa Maria Novella Station. The gay scene and nightlife are all within easy reach.

features bar, restaurant, cafe, swimming pool, sun terrace, gym, sauna, internet access | Updated: 01-12-2017

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