The Westin Excelsior Florence dominates the beautiful Piazza Ognissanti, overlooking the Arno River, just a few steps from the central fashion district of Florence.
Renovation and change has been the hallmark of this beautiful property during the years, in its attempt to fulfill every requirement of its guest.
Frescoes, coffered ceilings and polychrome marbles perfectly match with the high standards of the service and a comfort without equal.
The bedrooms and prestigious suites have been refurbished warm and refined: they represent the pleasure of indisputable style and were created for the most sophisticated travelers. Studies formed the basis of an authentic restoration of the rooms and suites; their details and decors have been renovated by using only highly skilled craftsmen, experienced in the traditional techniques.
Only the finest materials boiseries, drapes and inlaid Italian marble make the Westin Excelsior one of the finest and most luxurious establishments in Florence.
Each room has hair-conditioning, thermostat control, TV with internationals channels safety box and minibar. All rooms feature the Westin Heavenly Bed® comfy, all-white beds with high thread-count sheets, plush down comforters and five queen and king-size pillows on each. Also featured is the Heavenly Bath(SM), custom-designed shower with two heads. Suites are fitted with Bang & Olufsen BeoCenters with TV and CD/DVD player. The Westin Excelsior comprises 172 guestrooms including 16 suites.
Special touches have been perfectly combined with modern comfort.
The most modern technical innovations make this hotel the ideal place for business travelers. Multimedia TV high speed Internet access and Wireless Internet connection in the public areas, together with a Westin Workout Room and a Fitness Area, underline the attention for important details. All the meeting rooms are equipped with state of the art technology.
With a modern and elegant art déco style, ORVM, the new bar and restaurant of The Westin Excelsior, is able to give a touch of renovation to the classical and refined ambience of the hotel. With a direct access from the lobby, the bar maintains its original beauty keeping the famous brass block carved by a craftsman at the beginning of the XX Century. The new ambience features architectonical details and furnishings that contribute to create a unique place, where each detail is made with accurate attention. Two imposing orange chandeliers give a warm light to the renewed ORVM bar. The brown shades of the furniture, made by leather and wood, are a modern interpretation of the spirit and charm of the roaring twenties, punctuated with late Art Déco design elements. Essential shapes and attention to elegance and modernity can also be seen in the artistic works decorating ORVM bar and restaurant: a collection of original black and white pencil sketches and coloured art paintings on display that make ORVM a place to live, but also to see.
For a lunch or a dinner the menu conceived by Executive Chef Giuseppe Dalla Rosa offers dishes of local gastronomic tradition, made with fresh seasonal products, accompanied by either Tuscan traditional wines and or the best selection of international ones, all to confirm once again the exclusive feature of this restaurant. ORVM restaurant also offers many menu formulas such as the Express Lunch, the Wellness menu (from breakfast to dinner, including a large assortment of organic and healthy food), or a daily set suggestion of courses.