Casa Howard, Florence
A period residence brimming with charm, just behind Santa Maria Novella

When on holiday in an ancient European city, there’s nothing more alluring than staying in a period residence in the historic centre, where you can savour its culture and soak in its spirit. In Florence, a mere stone’s throw from Santa Maria Novella, Casa Howard is the quintessential charming boutique hotel offering all the conveniences of contemporary living. Enter and you’ll discover an eclectic private home decorated with extraordinary taste: ancient floors returned to their original splendour, exquisite fabrics, antique fittings and sophisticated postmodern bespoke furniture are carefully combined to create an enchanting harmony.

The location in Via della Scala is strategic and sublime: close to the celebrated Farmacia di Santa Maria Novella, the Baptistery and the Cathedral with its stunning dome, near Via de’ Tornabuoni and a ten-minute walk from the fascinating Sant’Ambrogio market. You’re right in the heart of Florence, at the very centre of the city’s daily life.

Suitable for families with children or couples seeking a romantic hideaway, each room or suite is a world of its own, made of different colours, styles and furniture, exactly as you would find in one of the many classical palazzos still inhabited by ancient Florentine families

A team of expert concierges is on hand to assist guests with advice and bookings, guaranteeing an unforgettable stay in Florence.

Casa Howard also has a fabulous refuge in the form of its terrace, a favourite with guests for breakfast, afternoon tea and, of course, aperitifs.

This cosy and welcoming private 16th-century residence offers the authentic essence of Tuscany alongside the international tastes of its owners. A harmonious blend of boutique hotel and B&B, perfect for special people seeking an exclusive getaway.

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