Opened in 1989 in a sixteenth-century ancient residence, Il Guelfo Bianco is a hotel full of charm, where age-old tradition is elaborated with the recent, loving restoration work, which brought to life the ancient fifteenth century-structures, and the widespread use of contemporary paintings and works of art from the Luisa and Alessandro Bargiacchi Collection, who are also the proprietors of the hotel. As soon as you enter the hotel, the hall with brick arches and antique furniture pleasantly contrasts with the modern paintings, creating a warm and particular atmosphere which continues in the other common areas of the hotel.The bar, redesigned and enlarged with a lounge, offers guests the chance to relax while sipping an aperitif or a coffee. the reading room or quiet room of Il Guelfo Bianco was created to provide tranquility while reading newspapers, magazines and books or checking out the guides to Florence. Our guests can also avail of our 24-hour Internet point. The large, bright breakfast room with its characteristic brick ceilings was especially designed to help you pleasantly begin your day. One of our little gems is the internal garden, a fabulous oasis where we also serve breakfast during the spring and summer mornings. But most of all, what makes Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco so pleasant is the attention we pay our guests. You are central to our philosophy of warmth, allowing guests to feel at home even if far away and to ensure your holiday in Florence is truly unforgettable, with us playing our part.