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Croce di Malta Hotel

Via della Scala 7
50123 Florence

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Croce di Malta Hotel Florence

Located only a few minutes walk away from Piazza Santa Maria Novella, the Ponte Vecchio and Piazza Duomo, the hotel Croce di Malta is an ideal place to find rest after an intense workday, an important conference or a visit to Florentine monuments.
The San Lorenzo area is also nearby, with the famous Cappelle Medicee chapels, the Uffizi Art Museum and the Accademia Galleries. The location is perfect for those who wish to be close to the most prestigious boutiques, the banks of the Arno River and the main monuments without having to give up peace and comfort.
Although located in a limited-traffic area, guests can easily reach the hotel by car. Moreover, it is one of the few hotels with a garden and pool in the city centre.

The hotel is housed in the old Suore della Caritŕ (Sisters of Charity) convent, which offered hospitality to Florence’s "poor, virtuous maidens". The convent was built on a pre-existing building from Roman times. Marble sculptures and relieves date back from this period, as well as a splendid columns decorated with an Ionic capitals that can still be admired today in various areas of the hotel. Its structure is a harmonious fusion of Tuscan renaissance forms and contemporary architectural design.

The hotel offers 98 rooms decorated according to the canons of classic elegance, where the furniture is the result of meticulous handcrafted workmanship and the hand-painted panels are reminiscent of Tuscan works of art from the 15th and 16th centuries.
Rooms are equipped with a bathroom, satellite TV, mini-bar, direct dial telephone and fast connection to the Internet and offer views of the green inner garden or of the romantic panorama.
The hotel features also 15 suites laid out on two floors. Most of the rooms in the upper floors have a small private balcony.
Guests may request access to the panoramic terrace for outdoor breakfast.

The hotel accepts major credit cards.

Facilities available to guests:
  • Lovely inner garden with a swimming pool - a small jewel rarely found in Florence’s center, where guests will enjoy tranquillity and relax among magnolias, sunbathe or take a refreshing dip in the pool.
  • Spacious panoramic terrace on the top floor with a bar for cocktails. From here guests will enjoy 360-degree view of the elegant, sophisticated shape of the Duomo against the backdrop of Florentine hills, the red cupola by Brunelleschi, the whiteness of the marble embellished with green of the glorious Santa Maria Novella facade and its soaring Romanic-Gothic bell tower.
  • Reception desk open 24 hours a day
  • The hotel has a reserved area for the arrival and unloading of luggage.
  • It is possible for the car to be picked up at the hotel for storage at one of the car parks selected by the hotel.
  • The three conference rooms are comfortable and unique due to the design and decorations executed by skilful Tuscan craftsmen. Basic equipment, such as an overhead projector and a sound system are available in all three conference rooms. Also, upon request, the most modern audiovisual system and secretarial services may be provided.
Dining & Entertainment:
  • The restaurant, where wood paneling provides a warm atmosphere, serves traditional Tuscan and international cuisine as well as fresh seafood dishes satisfying the most refined palates.
  • The hotel’s charming cocktail lounge offers cocktails or a rich buffet.
  • The piano bar is the ideal place to relax and meet new people surrounded by good music, special cocktails and excellent wine.



Croce di Malta Hotel Florence

Prices are per room per day including breakfast and taxes.


The rates in USD change according to the EURO (€) rate of exchange.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations can be made 7 days or earlier prior to the guest's arrival to the hotel without any charges.
Later cancellations or no-show will require charging for the first night.



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All rooms equipped with:

  • Private bathroom
  • Mini-bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Internet access
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Restaurant Bar
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Lobby Meeting room

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Croce di Malta Hotel Florence

Hotel Croce di Malta is located only a few steps from both the Arno River and the Santa Maria Novella railway station.
From the railway station you can easily get to the hotel in 5 minutes on foot or by taxi.

By car: Get off the motorway at either Firenze Nord or Firenze Certosa exit and then follow directions to the Railway Station. From the Railway Station, take Via Santa Caterina da Siena and turn left at the traffic light. The hotel is approximately 100 m away on the right side of the street and it has reserved space to stop and unload luggage.
Florence-Peretola Airport: it can be easily reached by taxi for a fare of approximately Euro 25.00.
Pisa Airport: a 45-minute trip by comfortable shuttle bus takes you directly from the airport to the Santa Maria Novella railway station.

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