Library with books, roof terrace, free WiFi throughout. In rooms: flatscreen TV, on-demand movies, minibar. In-room spa treatments can be arranged.
Cosy and chic, and evocative of the refined style of the house, The Superior has high ceilings and a staircase up to the bathroom. The Duomo Rooftop Loft sits elegantly over two levels, with a 360-degree view and a romantic private balcony with a clear view of the Duomo – Florence's most-renowned landmark can be spied from the bath tub too. The Santa Maria Novella Master Room is spacious and beautifully dressed in cream and white; it has a canopied bed and overlooks the square.
A sketchbook, a sunhat, sensible-ish shoes.
Cots for babies and extra beds for under-12s, both free, can be added to some rooms. With a day’s notice, nannies can be arranged to babysit for €40 an hour. The restaurant has a stash of highchairs and can tailor a menu to little Smith's tastes.
Juniors, tweens and teens.
The Panoramic Loft is perfect for families; set on two levels, there's a bathroom on each floor and the lower level has a large sofa bed for up to two kids. The Executive Suite is sizeable and spacious with a sofa bed in the separate living room.
The concierge can tailor tours to little ones or recommend plenty of activities suited to younger guests.
The chef can rustle up a bespoke menu for children using seasonal ingredients.
With a day’s notice, nannies can be arranged to babysit.