Florence Hotel La Gioconda Location
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It is exactly because it is found in the historical heart of Florence that Hotel La Gioconda is considered, among the 3 star hotels, a top choice location for visiting the city conveniently on foot. In fact, its location makes walking in the center a real pleasure without having to think about stressful moves by car.
Situated in Via Panzani n.2, a limited traffic zone that connects Santa Maria Novella to the Florence Dome, the Hotel is only two minutes on foot from the Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore and the Church of Santa Maria Novella. The very famous Piazza della Signoria and the Uffizi Gallery are only minutes away and furthermore, Hotel La Gioconda, is found in the immediate area of all the most famous buildings museums, and monuments of Florence.
Because of its strategic position it is chosen by those who prefer to shop in the refined Via de Tornabuoni, with its elegant shops and designer names, and in Borgo San Lorenzo, where the famous marketplace, with attractive and characteristic market stands, not only allows you to buy lovely souvenirs but handbags and clothing at reasonable prices, as well.
Because the train station Santa Maria Novella is only about 300 meters from the hotel, as is the bus terminal with buses taking you to and from the Florence airport "Amerigo Vespucci", arriving and departing from Hotel La Gioconda is really very easy. However, for those who wish to move around the city by public means of transport, there is a bus stop for all buses going through the center. Near the hotel there are bottegas and boutiques everywhere, open all day, while in the evening, historical eateries, characteristic wine shops and a variety of different types of restaurants for all tastes, make taking a stroll a pleasure for a simple and quick bite to eat or for a classic leisurely dinner with savory Florentine and Tuscan specialties, accompanied by prestigious world renown Tuscan wines.
How to reach us
Coming by Plane
From the Florence Airport "Amerigo Vespucci" take the bus for the Florence- Train Station Santa Maria Novella (airport bus terminal) and get off at the end of the line. From here, one can get to the hotel on foot; Hotel La Gioconda is 300 meters away and you can get there by crossing over Piazza dell'Unità Italiana and then going down Via Panzani up to n.2 or you could take a taxi.
Hotel La Gioconda is 300 meters from the Train Station Santa Maria Novella.
You can get to the hotel on foot by crossing over Piazza dell'Unità Italiana and then going down Via Panzani up to n.2 or you could take a taxi.
From the Autostrada motorway
From Milan - Venice - Bologna:
From the A1 motorway, exit at Firenze Nord and follow indications for "Centro - Stazione SMN".
From Genova and Pisa:
From the A11 motorway, exit at the finish of the motorway and follow indications for "Centro - Stazione SMN".
From Rome and Naples:
From the A1 motorway, exit at Firenze Sud or Certosa and follow indications for "Centro - Stazione SMN". Once arrived in the Piazza della Stazione (train station square) get to Piazza dell'Unità Italiana and turn right onto Via del Melarancio until you get to Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini where you then take Via Zanetti until the end when you turn right into Via Cerretani, which becomes Via Panzani on which you will find the hotel at 50 meters on your right.