Where We Are


Residenza d'Epoca Le Stanze di Alessandra is located on the first floor of a historic building in Borgo SS Apostoli, right in the heart of the city centre of Florence, halfway between Via dei Tornabuoni (luxury-level designer shops & boutiques) and Ponte Vecchio (literally ‘old bridge’, the oldest bridge crossing on the Arno River in Florence) and is within a 5-10 minute walk away from most important sights in town.

How to Reach Us



By Car

Arriving by Car
Please note that driving and parking in Florence is reserved for residents. However, you may drive to Residenza d' Epoca Alessandra to 'unload' your luggage. Note that you may be stopped by the 'Polizia' and be required to show proof of your hotel reservation.
We recommend that you drive directly to the Garage and then walk to Hotel Alessandra (approximately 150 meters).
Coming from France, Genova, Cinque Terre, Pisa , Viareggio
-Take autostrada A11 to Florence
-Exit at A11 to take A1 towards Roma. Exit at FIRENZE SCANDICCI
-Follow our detailed instructions to the hotel.
Coming from Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra
-Take the Siena-Florence freeway until you reach the end, take A1 towards Milano. Exit at FIRENZE SCANDICCI
-Follow our detailed instructions to the hotel.
Coming from Milano, Bologna, Lake Como, Venezia, Roma
-Take autostrada A1 to Florence
-Exit at FIRENZE SCANDICCI
-Follow our detailed instructions to the hotel.

From the highway (autostrada) exit at FIRENZE SCANDICCI and take the SGC FI-PI-LI (a dual carriageway) towards Firenze
The FI-PI-LI then becomes Viale Talenti and then Via del Sansovino (for you it involves no change in direction, keep going straight)
At the end of Via Sansovino bear right onto Via Pignoncino
Cross over Via Bronzino and onto Via della Casa which feeds you onto Via Pisana
You will approach the city centre from Via Pisana: this road becomes Borgo San Frediano
Turn left and cross Ponte alla Carraia (a bridge over the Arno river)
Go straight over the traffic lights and enter the roundabout at Piazza Goldoni
Turn right immediately (there is small news agent kiosk on the corner), continue to the right and enter Via del Parione
Take the second alley/street on your left (pass below the arch)
Turn left onto Via del Purgaturio
Take your first right onto Via dell’Inferno
Park your car at Garage Infermo and from here you are 150 meters (500 ft) on foot from the hotel.

 We suggest you to avoid the use of your car to reach our structure.

Attention: In order to better manage the urban traffic, telematic doors have been activated in the City Limited Traffic Zones (ZTL). As of 1st December 2011, the city has introduced a new toll for entering the city's center by car.
The Garage will input your license plate details into their computer system, this toll is included in the rate of the Garage.
For those guests that will be returning a car to a rental company without using the Garage services, please provide the car’s plate details at Residenza d' Epoca Alessandra concierge at check-in. You will be required to pay the toll at the hotel and ONLY in this case.
Please note: Residenza d' Epoca Alessandra has partnered with Garage Inferno. Residenza d' Epoca Alessandra guests have the legal right, upon arrival, to park their car at Garage Inferno where we have settled rates.
In the event you are stopped by the Polizia, be ready to show proof of your hotel reservation.

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By Train

Arriving by Train
Residenza d' Epoca Alessandra is located within 1km from Santa Maria Novella (SMN).
We recommend that you take a taxi located to the right of the building upon exiting if you do not know the city and you have luggage.
The taxi fare will be approximately 12 euro. If you decide to walk, print and follow our recommended route.
OPTION #1
-Exit SMN main pedestrian area, with your back to the platforms, to the right (towards platform 5).
-At the exit walk down the stairs and turn left onto Via Alamanni.
-Turn right onto Via Santa Caterina da Siena.
-At the traffic lights, turn left onto Via della Scala, passing through Piazza Santa Maria Novella. *Keep walking! This street (which becomes Via del Sole and then end part is Via della Spada) ends up on a junction with Via Tornabuoni.
-Turn right and walk along Via Tornabuoni until you reach Piazza Santa Trinita (a tall Roman column representing justice is right in the middle!).
-Borgo Santi Apostoli is after the statue on the left as you walk towards the Salvatore Ferragamo store.
-Walk down our super-narrow street until you reach 17 on the right-hand-side of the street. On the left of the door you will see a doorbell where you can buzz us to let you in.
OPTION #2
-Exit SMN main pedestrian area, with your back to the platforms, to the left (opposite platform 5).
-Walk right and through the square Piazza della Stazione passing Piazza dell'Unitå Italiana.
-Walk on Via de' Panzani until you reach Via dei Rondinelli on your right (the second street on your right from SMN). You will see a chained barricade.
-Walk right at Via dei Rondinelli. *This street turns into Via Tornabuoni.
-Walk along Via Tornabuoni until you reach Piazza Santa Trinita (a tall Roman column representing justice is right in the middle!).
-Borgo Santi Apostoli is after the statue on the left as you walk towards the Salvatore Ferragamo store.
-Walk down our super-narrow street until you reach 17 on the right-hand-side of the street. On the left of the door you will see a doorbell where you can buzz us to let you in.
Upon Arrival:
Now you are in front of Residenza d' Epoca Alessandra's entrance as the below photo indicates.
The larger green arrow reflects our address number 17 and Residenza d' Epoca Alessandra's information panel.
The smaller green arrow on the left is the button to push for entry.
After ringing the bell, push the left door and walk up the stairs until the lift. Reception is on the second floor.
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By Plane

Arriving from Florence Airport
Taxis:
0r if you prefer to call: 0039 055 4242 / 0039 055 4390
-25-30 minutes to Residenza d' Epoca Alessandra
-22 euro daytime flat rate, add 1 euro per piece of luggage
-24 euro nighttime flat rate
For more details about Taxis in Florence, click here
Bus:
-You can also take the bus which will take you to Santa Maria Novella train station. Residenza d' Epoca Alessandra is 1 km from the train station and can be reached by foot or by taxi. By foot it is approximately a 10-15 minute walk or a short ride via taxi costing about 15 euro.
Upon Arrival:
Now you are in front of Residenza d' Epoca Alessandra's entrance as the below photo indicates.
The larger green arrow reflects our address number 17 and Residenza d' Epoca Alessandra's information panel.
The smaller green arrow on the left is the button to push for entry.
After ringing the bell, push the left door and walk up the stairs until the lift. Reception is on the second floor.
Arriving from Pisa Airport
From Pisa airport BUS
-Take the bus to Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station )1hr & 15 min's). The 'Terravision' bus office is available inside the airport where you can buy tickets for Euro 10.00 pp and Euro 16.00 return pp. Click here for additional information.
From Pisa airport Train: (not a direct route)
-take the train to Pisa Centrale station, you will have to change trains here. Click here for more info.

Frequently Asked Questions


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Frequently Asked Questions

Residenza d'Epoca Le Stanze di Alessandra - Gestione Hotel Alessandra S.a.S.
Borgo SS. Apostoli, 10 - 50123 Florence

+39 055 217 830

+39 055 210 619

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