| Hotel near the Santa Maria Novella train station and the Florence Dome
Florence is an art city. The Accademia Gallery displays, among its many great works, the amazing statue of David by Michelangelo, while a visit to the Uffizi gallery will reveal an unparalleled collection of masterpieces, including works by Leonardo, Giotto, and Raphael. Do not miss: a visit to the art gallery of Palazzo Pitti and a tour of the marvelous royal apartments.
Located only a short walk away from the Santa Maria Novella train station, Hotel Globus 3 stars will bring the city of Florence and its historical center to your fingertips for an unforgettable charming vacation to one of the most beautiful centers of Italian art and culture.
The hotel's restored 18th century building is located 20 meters (66 feet) away from the dalle Medicean Chapels of the Church of Saint Lawrence, an ancient basilica created by Brunelleschi and Michelangelo as a wonderful masterpiece of renaissance architecture.
Hotel Globus is also located just a short stroll away from Piazza del Duomo, one of the quintessential sites representing the city of Florence, together with the cathedral of Santa Maria in Fiore, the dome designed by Brunelleschi and the polychromatic marble of Giotto's belltower;
Florence's fascinating historical city center features great shopping in via de’ Tornabuoni, via della Vigna, at the Saint Lawrence market, and at the jewelry shops along Ponte Vecchio; if you are a fan of sophisticated cuisine, enjoy a meal in a local diner or stop for a gratifying snack at any Florentine pastry shop. In the evening, enjoy an aperitif in one of the many clubs along the river Arno (lungarno), where you are sure to experience an extraordinarily relaxing time.
Also recommended… Piazza della Signoria - a truly unforgettable corner of Florence - the hills of the Chianti, the Garden of Boboli, the Bargello, and the warmth of Tuscan hospitality…
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By train. From the Santa Maria Novella train station, take the exit on the left (by the pharmacy) and make a right; continue straight for approximately 200 meters (656 feet) until you reach Piazza dell'Unità. From there, follow Via Sant'Antonino: Hotel Globus is located at street number 24 Black.
By plane. From the Florence airport "Amerigo Vespucci", you may reach Hotel Globus reserving a a pick-up service by private taxi or you may take the "Airport Shuttle" that connects the airport with the Santa Maria Novella train station. Once you arrive at the train station, head for Piazza dell'Unità Italiana. From there, make a left onto Via Sant'Antonino, where you'll find Hotel Globus at street number 24. The cab ride from the airport takes approximately 15 minutes.
By car. Arriving in Florence by highway, take the first exit to Florence, following directions to "Centro/Stazione"; once you arrive at Piazza Stazione, drive around the roundabout and merge into Piazza dell'Unità, where we recommend parking your car at one of our partner garages (Garage Hotel Majestic or Garage Sant'Antonino). Starting from the square, take via Sant'Antonino to Hotel Globus (approximately 50 meters/164 feet away), at street number 24 Black.
Florence's Hotel Globus is the hotel of choice for those business travelers seeking convenient access to the Conference Center and to the exhibition center of Fortezza da Basso.