About the hotel
"Perfectly situated in an affluent residential neighbourhood adjacent to the Boboli Gardens, the luxurious Villa Cora is a fantasy-land of OTT style and elegance with marvellous dining and outstanding facilities."
Add to this the brilliant service in all departments and the city of Florence on the doorstep that begs to be explored, and you’re well set up for a holiday to remember, guaranteed. To start, there’s history here by the droves. Originally the private residence of Baron Oppenheim when Florence was still the capital of the Kingdom of Italy at the end of the 19th century, Villa Cora became a hotel in the 1960s. In 2010, after a major three-year mega-buck renovation, the hotel re-opened to much acclaim.
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Surrounded by a marvellous park, a number of classic rooms not only offer a breathtaking panorama of the principal Florentine monuments but also that of the hills that surround the city, thus gifting its guests with unique and memorable views.
Each room is original in its style, with rich decoration and unique antique furnishing, offer to its guests a warm and accommodating feel within a very prestigious location.
The Superior rooms offer a breathtaking panorama of the principal Florentine monuments but also that of the hills that surround the city, thus gifting its guests with unique and memorable views.
Some of them have balconies. Selected furnishings and attention to detail make each room unique and precious to those looking for an exclusive style.
The Deluxe rooms of Villa Cora, offer a view on the internal park and on the hills that surround the cradle of the renaissance.
Located on the Moorish Floor of the main villa (3rd floor), with a breathtaking view or on the Noble Floor with frescoed ceilings or in the dependence Villino Eugenia by the pool.
Luxury and elegance are the predominant elements of each room; precious fabrics and antique furniture complete this unique style.
The Junior Suites are located in the main villa. The junior suite on the first floor, known as the "Noble Floor", has original wooden floors and frescoed ceilings with a four-poster bed.
On the second floor the rooms have woodwork paneling with a rose theme, while the Junior Suite on the fourth floor – the room 401 - is unique with its private lift and violet velvet finishing, hand painted decoration in white and gold and three large windows overlooking the internal garden.
Duplex Two Bedroom Suite
The exclusive Duplex rooms are located on the "Noble Floor" and are composed of two separate rooms split on two levels connected with an internal stair case. The master bedroom and a sitting area are located on the ground floor while two twin beds can be found on the upper floor.
Each detail has been attentively thought out to create unique ambiance where luxury and elegance are harmoniously blended and where aesthetic taste is accompanied by high quality comfort. The rooms offer original 19th century frescoes, antique furnishing and wooden floors.
The Family Room is situated in the Principal Villa on the third floor known as the "Moorish Floor". It is composed of two spacious and beautiful rooms. The first is the master bedroom while the second has two single beds.
There are two marble bathrooms with prune coloured wooden floor and a panoramic terrace. The Family room can accommodate up to 4 adults.
Suite One Bedroom
These suites are inspired by the famous people who have stayed at Villa Cora, namely Tchaikovsky, Princess Eugenia, Grace Kelly and Madame Debussy. The suites are located on the first floor, the "Noble Floor" and on the second floor known as "The Rose Floor".
All the suites are elegantly furnished with four-poster beds, wooden floors and antique furniture. The suites are composed by an ample bedroom, a separated living room with a sofa and a working zone. Each detail has been meticulously thought out to create a perfect harmony between elegance and comfort.
This prestigious suite is dedicated to the Japanese Emperor Akihito that sojourned in Villa Cora in 1982. The suite is located on the "Nobel Floor" and occupies the whole facade of the villa with a view of the city and of the internal garden. The suite also has a small balcony.
The Imperial Suite boasts beautiful original frescoes made by Pietrasanta and Samoggia, on top of the inlaid wooden floor rests a majestic red velvet four-poster bed. The room also has a living room area with antique furniture.
There is also a second room that is frescoed as well, and has brilliant blue four-poster bed. Both rooms have elegant bathrooms made with Carrara marble and furnished with exclusive beauty products.