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Location. The Villa La Massa is located in Florence, Italy, on the banks of the river Arno, within four kilometres of the Chianti district and eight kilometres of the historic centre of Florence, Ponte Vecchio. Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station is 10 kilometres away.
Hotel Features. Surrounded by 22 acres of parkland, this hotel is housed in three historic mansions. Built in the 16th century the Villa La Massa has been home to several aristocratic families and features decor typical of the Medici period. The treatment room offers a range of massages and beauty services to guests. Complimentary parking is available and there is a daily shuttle service to/from Ponte Vecchio in Florence.
Il Verrochio serves traditional Tuscan and national dishes using local and organic produce from the region and hotel gardens. The restaurant features a fireplace and a terrace overlooking the river. Bar Mediceo offers cocktails, drinks, light meals, salads and snacks to guests and the Cellar offers over 300 wines with local cold cuts and cheeses. Complimentary breakfast is provided.
Bicycle rentals are offered at the hotel. There is a playground for children, a running path and seasonal (May to September) outdoor heated swimming pool with sun lounges at La Massa.
Guestrooms. The 35 air-conditioned guestrooms feature scenic views of the gardens or River Arno. Decorated in the Renaissance style with antique furnishings, four-poster beds, linen bed sheets and terracotta tiling. Sleek Carrara marble bathrooms feature double washbasins, complimentary Villa La Massa toiletries, Egyptian cotton towels, bathrobes and slippers. Further amenities include minibars, satellite TV, and complimentary newspapers.
Expert Tip. The Ponte Vecchio, built in the 14th century, is Europe’s oldest wholly-stone, closed-spandrel segmental arch bridge, and is now a paradise for jewellery lovers.