If you love anywhere with a bit of history and culture to it, when you arrive at the Molino di Firenze you’ll soon realise you’re in for a treat. The picturesque ensemble of historic mill buildings is a really lovely sight. An outdoor swimming pool with old arched bridge crossing over it shows how this old water mill has been carefully transformed into a modern hotel. Some of the 37 rooms, that each feature an individual, typically Tuscan style, offer breathtaking views across the river and the surrounding countryside. Among the other facilities at the Mulino di Firenze are a small but lovely spa and a restaurant serving Tuscan cuisine. Guests receive a warm welcome and the service throughout your stay is very professional in all areas including cleanliness. The staff are always ready to assist and the service always comes with a smile. Historic hotel: Old mill with a new lease of life
For a long time, the Mulino di Firenze was just one of many mills that lined the banks of the largest river in Tuscany. Nowadays, though, they’ve become a rarity, which makes a stay here even more special as it’s a rare chance to discover a piece of the region’s history. All of the buildings have a typical shingle roof and warm, pastel colors that come into their own in the evening light that Tuscany is known for. In all of the buildings and even the hotel grounds, you’ll find restored objects and tools dotted about, each one telling their own story of this historic mill. Inside, the dining room has a historic architecture and design: Brick archways, old paintings and antique furniture decorate this bright and airy room. Boutique hotel: Small hotel with soul
Just 37 guest rooms and a very welcoming reception with luggage service and a friendly check-in mean you’ll instantly get a good feel about the Mulino di Firenze. The rooms have been decorated to match the old Tuscan-style architecture, but at the same time offer very modern amenities. Cable or wireless internet is available throughout the hotel free of charge. Chic marble bathrooms with stylish fittings, wood-framed mirrors and some even with a whirlpool or steam shower under rustic beams ensure a really comfortable stay. City hotel: Rural setting but not far from the city center
The Mulino di Firenze is situated just outside Florence, about 4km from the center. Guests can use the daily shuttle service for an easy trip into the city. The shuttle runs into Florence in the morning and drops guests back at the hotel in the early evening. You can also reach the city center by bike by following the beautiful route along the banks of the River Arno. The hotel offers bicycles for hire. Food & drink: Tuscan cuisine & Chianti wines
The day begins with a filling and varied breakfast buffet. Traditional Tuscan specialties as well as international dishes are served in the historically furnished hotel restaurant. The hotel’s wine cellar provides a good selection of regional and Italian wines. Wine connoisseurs will love the wine bar with its focus on local Chianti wines. In the winter you can sit in the lounge and in summer on the terrace by the pool with pool bar. Leisure & sport: Spectacular pool & romantic spa
One of the highlights at the Mulino di Firenze is without doubt the great outdoor pool that blends in seamlessly into the hotel grounds. There is also a small but really beautiful spa with vaulted ceilings where you can relax in the sauna and steam bath or with a massage. Location: Just outside Florence
The Mulino di Firenze enjoys a great location right on the River Arno with some scenic water views. The journey into the center of Florence takes about 15 minutes by car. The hotel has its own parking garage which is free to use. Alternatively you can take the hotel shuttle, or a taxi (at a cost of about 20 euros).