|HOTEL VILLA AURORA|
HOTEL VILLA AURORA once was a theatre entertaining the local British nobility built in the 1860 by Sir W.B. Spence. At the end of 1800s, the theatre was transformed into a splendid villa where some of the most important figures of the European nobility of the time spent unforgettable days. Guest to have sojourned here include: Queen Victoria of Britain, Empress of India, the Queens of Holland and the King Leopold of Belgium and Queen Margherita of Savoy of the Kingdom of Italy, amongst others. The breathtaking views enjoyed from the terraces of HOTEL VILLA AURORA and which extend over Florence and the Arno Valley inspired painters, poets and musicians including Gabriele DAnnunzio and Giosuč Carducci. Still today, this prestigious past is alive, and although the hotel has been internally renovated and enhanced with every modern comfort, HOTEL VILLA AURORA continues to offer its guests that same welcoming but refined atmosphere for which it became famous.
Today in Villa Aurora there are 24 rooms, standard and royal or suites, these last with the most magnificent view over Florence and some of them, completely renewed with marvellous frescoes dated 1860. All, with air conditioning, telephone, satellite tv, free minibar, strong-box and some of them with jacuzzi.
The Restaurant, furnished with a veranda and a wide summer terrace, perfect place for a working lunch or wedding banquet, offers elegant dining, with breathtaking views of Florence. With its wealth of history and memories, set in an enchanting natural environment, the most romantic of atmosphere is created and enjoyed. Here, you can taste dishes from both national and Tuscany rich and exquisite cuisine, with superb wines from our Wine List, boasting over 300 labels.
The Blu Bar offers an evocative environment, ideal to sit back and relax in.
Finally, for its honoured guests, the hotel offers a modern congress room with a capacity of about 70 people for small meetings and conventions and a private parking.