Recommended by: Mr. & Mrs. Smith, who say:
This ravishingly updated villa high in the hills over Florence has a museum’s stash of 19th-century frescoes, antique bath tubs and valuable artworks, as well as Eyes Wide Shut-sex appeal. Beautiful boudoirs are graced with oak floors, silver candelabra and fresh orchids, and there are two restaurants, a bar and a spa to explore.
There are some eye popping suites including The Ojetti Suite on the roof, which has a dramatic sun room, the floor of which is the glass ceiling of the hotel’s tremendous main staircase, a private roof terrace and a Jacuzzi bath with a spectacular view over Florence.
Cost: Rooms from £287
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