The BEST WESTERN Hotel Rivoli was a Franciscan convent dated back to the 14th century, the hotel, located in the historical center, offers a charming hospitality taking care of each single client. The BEST WESTERN Hotel Rivoli is nowadays an excellent 4 Stars, superior hotel, where guests can breathe the famous historical atmosphere of ancient residence in the city. The perfect location in the very heart of Florence, just a few minutes' walk from the main historical sites. The BEST WESTERN Hotel Rivoli has 80 rooms which are divided into classic, superior, junior suites and suites. Some of which have a private terrace and balcony, but all are quiet and extremely comfortable. The ancient Franciscan cloister is today the patio, a gorgeous 'little square' full of flowers, paved with traditional red Florentine terracotta tiles and surrounded by pastel colored facades and by sunny terraces. A large whirlpool hot tub (water - 36°) is available all year round and the Garden Bar service offers the opportunity to enjoy moments of real relaxation. All the major Florentine monuments are within a short distance of the hotel, a five minute walk will find you at the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, the Uffizi Gallery, the church of Santa Maria Novella, the Academy of Fine arts with its renowned David by Michelangelo and the city theatre home to the famous 'Maggio Musicale Fiorentino'. It is very close to the prestigious and elegant shopping area of the city Via Tournabuoni, Borgognissanti and Via della Vigna Nuova. The Exhibition and Congress Center of the city are only 250 meters from the hotel, meanwhile the main railway station Santa Maria Novella just around the corner. Ten percent (10%) national VAT included. Local city fee is 4. 00 EURO per night, per adult over 12 years old. The additional fee is excluded and it will be paid directly at the hotel.