Florence has always been the artists' city par excellence: here sculptors, painters, poets found their inspiration to create real masterpieces of inestimable value. Among these artists, the well-known English author John Milton (1608-1674), actually created his most famous work, Paradise Lost, in the rooms of Palazzo Gaddi, one of the two historic palaces hosting Boscolo Hotel Astoria, together with Palazzo Andrighetti. In this charming hotel in Florence, history lives in every stone of every wall, revealing the importance of the two buildings during the past centuries up to nowadays.
Boscolo Hotel Astoria's convenient and central location completes the luxury of this accommodation in Florence: a few steps from Santa Maria Novella railway station and church, which collects Italian Renaissance real architecture, painting and sculpture masterpieces, the hotel is in a central position to reach all the main cultural, historical and artistic sights, as well as a classy business and shopping area.
Boscolo Hotel Astoria is a very distinguished one among the hotels in Florence of its category: its sumptuous conference room often houses important national and international events within a fine atmosphere, with its delicate Florentine Baroque style decoration.
Guests will be surprised by the Boscolo Hotel Astoria's cuisine's variety and class: our restaurant, the Palazzo Gaddi, is pleased to serve its kind guests classic Mediterranean dishes, as well as specialities from the refined Nouvelle Cuisine. This innovative and delighted combination gives our restaurant a wave of classy yet contemporary style, which harmoniously contrasts with the traditional Astoria's manner. The restaurant's beautiful garden will be a romantic background where to taste our treats.
The perfect place for refined wine lovers is the Agorà Wine Bar, contiguous to the restaurant. Here our connoisseurs will serve Hotel's and outside guests, too, a variety of first-rate robust reds, delicate whites and flavoursome antipasti, in perfect line with the Tuscan wine-making ancient tradition.
Boscolo Hotel Astoria's lavish conference rooms, with their Baroque style, are the ideal place for a successful business meeting. Guests have the possibility to choose among five differently sized and furnished rooms, depending on the kind of event. Their capacity ranges from 30 to 110 seats. Particularly, the Festival Room will capture you with its enchanting atmosphere: decorations inspired by the sciences and the virtues, antique arms and armour, and a gallery that can be dressed with drapery and banners adorn this room reminding of the ancient charm of a classical theatre.
A spacious and extraordinarily beautiful meeting room is the Luca Giordano Hall, which owes its name to the well-know Neapolitan 17th century painter, who made the frescoes of the room. This hall is recommended for larger events, receiving guests in a really luxury ambience.
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