Hotel Ester - Florence

Largo Fratelli Alinari 15, Florence, Italy  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Ester - Florence


EUR 20 per day

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room


24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Snack bar


Self-service laundry


Flat-screen TV



The 3-star hotel Ester provides a soundproof accommodation and gives a quick access to Ponte Vecchio, which is around 950 meters away.

A prime location makes a gallery and a cathedral easily reachable. Due to a train station nearby, this historical hotel is perfectly connected with other parts of Florence.

Hotel Ester is set close to a gallery and a cathedral as well as Santa Maria Novella, which is 300 meters away.

Peretola airport is 15 minutes' drive away from Hotel Ester.


Hotel Ester has 13 guestrooms appointed with an in-room safe, a minibar, flat-screen television, a private balcony and a kitchenette and provides ideal lodging in Florence. The rooms have a view over the city. Guests will also love a bathtub, a hairdryer and a bidet bathrooms equipped with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a bidet.

Eat & Drink

Il Giglio Rosso treats guests with Italian meals and is about 150 meters away.


The hotel offers bicycle rental services for travelling a tourist area.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at EUR 20 per day.

Number of rooms:   13.

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  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff


  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • City view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities


  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Washing machine
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries


  • Shared kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave on request


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • DVD player
  • International calls
  • Free local telephone calls
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor



Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib EUR 25
One child
3 - 6 years
Extra bed EUR 30
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.


Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Largo Fratelli Alinari 15, Florence, Italy

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City Center
  • Florence
    1400 ft
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
  • Capitale della Cina (cuisine: Chinese)
    100 ft
  • Ristorante La Lampara
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:

Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
City view
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    3 persons

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    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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City view
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    3 persons

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Quadruple Room
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    4 persons

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    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Santa Maria Novella1000 ft
  • San Lorenzo Basilica1000 ft
  • Duomo - S.Maria del Fiore -1400 ft
  • Strozzi Palace1700 ft

Popular areas

  • Via Faenza400 ft
  • City Center1000 ft

Places of interest

  • Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella1000 ft
  • Baptisterio1400 ft
  • Via Dè Tornabuoni1700 ft

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Fortezza da Basso1400 ft
  • Fortezza da Basso1400 ft
  • Palazzo dei Congressi1400 ft


  • River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival1400 ft
  • Cinema Gambrinus CineHall1700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Santa Maria Maggiore1000 ft
  • Medici Riccardi Palace1400 ft

Historical sites

  • Pallazzo Pitti400 ft
  • Palazzo Vecchio700 ft
  • Il Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore)1700 ft

Local attractions

  • Giardino Torrigiani5200 ft
    Via de' Serragli, 146, Florence
  • Basilica di San Miniato al Monte1.2 mi
    Via del Monte alle Croci / Viale Galileo Galilei, Florence
  • Museo Stibbert1.2 mi
    Via Stibbert, 26, Florence
  • Folon e il Giardino delle Rose1.1 mi
    Viale Giuseppe Poggi, 2, Florence
  • Stibbert Museum1.1 mi
    via F. Stibbert, 26, Florence

Near the hotel

  • Cenacolo di Fuligno Museum500 ft
    Via Faenza 42, Firenze, Florence
  • Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore2100 ft
    via della Canonica, 1, Florence
  • Museo di Santa Maria Novella900 ft
    Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Florence
  • Museum Casa Martelli1100 ft
    Via Zannetti n. 8, 50122 Firenze, Florence
  • Medici Chapels 800 ft
    Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6, Florence
  • Church of Santa Maria Novella900 ft
    Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Florence
  • Villa Medicea di Cerreto Guidi1000 ft
    Via dei Ponti Medicei, 7, Florence

Restaurants nearby

  • Capitale della Cina100 ft

    Address: Largo F.lli Alinari 12-13
    Phone: 0039055219287

    72% likes this, based on 41 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese

  • Osteria All'Antico Mercato400 ft

    Address: Via Nazionale 78/r
    Phone: 055284182

    71% likes this, based on 425 reviews
    Price Range: USD 30 - USD 47

  • Trattoria Katti400 ft

    Address: Via Faenza, 21
    Phone: 055 219305

    68% likes this, based on 196 reviews

  • Ristorante La Lampara200 ft

    Address: Via Nazionale 36

    66% likes this, based on 154 reviews

  • Trattoria Antichi Cancelli400 ft

    Address: Faenza 73
    Phone: +

    71% likes this, based on 152 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
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  • Scandicci hotels - 6 km
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  • Grassina hotels - 6 km
  • Settignano hotels - 5 km
  • San Jacopo al Girone hotels - 6 km
  • Pratolino hotels - 11 km

Hotel Ester Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Ester

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 160 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple

    The hotel was in an excellent location, just minutes walk from tourist attractions, great restaurants, train station and shops. The staff was exceptional, very helpful right from the minute we set foot in the door, with everything, from suggestions to great food, shopping, and even attraction locations and local events. Not to mention the price was very fair. I highly suggest Hotel Ester for anyone who's looking for a wonderful experience in Florence. The knowledgeable owner was even helpful in suggesting scenic spots in the Tuscan region.

  • Group of friends

    The staff were so friendly and kind! Anna really help us make our trip special! Thank-you:)

    The hotel was perfect!

  • Couple

    The room was much nicer than we'd expected, and the location was very good.

    There were only two showers near our room and one toilet, which was a bit annoying. It wasn't a big deal, but sometimes having to wait was less than ideal.

  • Couple

    the staff were friendly, has a kitchen , free wifi, good location.. there's 2 bathrooms for sharing among 7 rooms I think.. but it's very comfortable overall , I recommend it!

  • Couple

    free wife,have computer in room.location is good.

  • Couple

    We stayed only 1 night, The location is perfect, 2 min walk from the main train station. Big room, clean enough....

    Shared bathroom, very old furnitures, no wi-fi connection from the room, reception was in the other building,

  • Single

    Very helpful staff and comfortable room in the prime location only a min from the train station and 10 minutes walk to the duomo.

    The mattress's too soft.

  • Single

    very close to the station.

    they didn't change my towels for three days, bed sheets neither. the room smelt a bit musty maybe because the air conditioner was not clean I think. I even could not open the window because it was all rainy during my stay. (well, that's not the hotel's fault) The worst is the reception. neither friendly nor kind. one of them even cut off my words, not in friendly way such as helping me but that of offending me, I got the feeling that she couldn't bear my english any more. (Remember. you should speak english or italian VERY fluently in front of this hotel's reception)

  • Couple

    Very helpful staff. Located right across from train station. Safe block. Computer/Sat TV in room.

    The room was very very small. Not comfortable for two people. Shower was literally on top of the toliet.

  • Group of friends

    Staff were extremely helpful, explaining where to go and making reservations. Excellent location (5-10) minutes walk to all the sites.

  • Single

    Old-fashion style hotel with amazing windows(old-fashion style).Mu window was looking to the church. The placement is perfect, 1minute from the train station and 10 minutes from the center.Big room with bright walls. TV, air condition.I had a room with shared bathroom. Bathrooms are cleaned as well.I liked it.I was staying there for 2 days.Fall in love to Florence!

    When windows are opened a little bit noisy. I just don't like using air-condition and try to open windows.

  • Older travelers

    Good electronics-pc in room, good wi fi. Good selection of tv channels including Fox news. Very close to train station and all sites nearby on foot. Room was clean.

    Check in lobby on second floor. Very small elevators. Room was across street in a different building with other hotels. Common area around room was a mess---looks like extra furnishings stored in hallway or for remodeling. No breakfast, but McDonalds right next door.

  • Older travelers

    Nice warm welcome by name. All staff we came in contact with were extremely helpfull and genuine. Nice family run hotel with a nice feel to it.Fantastic location-2 mins from bus/train station,close to shops,cafes,restaurants etc. Would definately return if we go back to Florence. Big thank you to Anna & Rosanna for assistance in transportation to various destinations for friends wedding. Be cautious with taxi's in Florence-drivers lack knowledge with destinations and drive around endlessly ripping you off.

    Everything was great. Comfortable bed, lovely bathroom, balcony, air con, quiet room etc etc

  • Group of friends

    the location and the people worked in the hotel.You can find everything you need at here.

  • Couple

    Ester appears to be a family run hotel, and throughout our stay we felt welcomed like guests in their home rather than customers. The room was comfortable and clean. We were pleasantly surprised that there was a computer with Internet, and satellite tv in our room (included in room rate). We had shared bathroom facilities which were clean. The only thing was that we had to walk across the reception area everytime we need to use it. Otherwise, highly recommended for budget travellers.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Ester - Florence Florence location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Largo Fratelli Alinari 15, Florence, Italy

Get directions
City Center
  • Florence
    1400 ft
Train Stations
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
  • Capitale della Cina (cuisine: Chinese)
    100 ft
  • Ristorante La Lampara
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms: