Legendary hotel reopens in Florence

Legendary hotel reopens in Florence
Legendary hotel reopens in Florence

Hotel giant Starwood presents in Florence hotel of a new luxury brand - St. Regis. The St. Regis Florence will be situated from now in the building, which previously was known as Grand Hotel Florence.

The opening of the renovated St. Regis hotel was preceded by a large-scale restoration. It took 10 months to return the building its luxurious entourage and historic grandeur.

The former Grand Hotel in Florence was considered to be one of the most exciting and historically important buildings of the ancient Italian town. The hotel was designed in 1432 by the architect Filippo Brunelleschi. It was the first and for a long time the only luxury hotel in Florence.

The renovated St. Regis Florence will offer its guests 81 luxurious rooms and 19 suites, including the unique designer suite, which was decorated by Bottega Veneta, the Italian fashion house, which is famous for manufacturing leather goods.

Frescos, paintings, designer furniture, special colors, using of graphic elements in room design to create the atmosphere of the Medici and the Renaissance era - all this is presented in a new hotel St. Regis Florence. All rooms are named after some legendary Italian personality, whether it is a painter, an actor or a gentleman.

The hotel kitchen can be rightfully considered to be one of the best in Florence. Etichetta Pinchiorri restaurant and marked with three Michelin stars Enoteca Pinchiorri wine collection promise to get you acquainted with high Italian cuisine. An additional effect to the already refined interior of the restaurant gives the picturesque 19th-century frescoes and unique Murano glass chandeliers.

For the St. Regis brand opening of a new hotel in Florence marks the next stage of its expansion to the world markets. During the next six months the company plans to open 10 more St.Regis hotels around the world. But all they will all be represented in Asia. Among the most striking openings are new St. Regis hotels in Doha, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Mauritius.

Ilya Kalachev

Date: 18/10/2011

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