10 Inexpensive Florence Hotels for Travelers on a Budget

Paul Feinstein | June 29, 2018

In a city filled with incredible shopping, world-class restaurants, and loads of excursions and experiences worth trying, it makes sense to save your money on a hotel and splurge on the rest. Here are some great, inexpensive options throughout Firenze.


Antica Dimora Johlea

Why it made the list

A quirky spot, this boutique is a charming B&B with a friendly staff and helpful suggestions for everything in town. There’s a lovely rooftop worth spending time at and the hotel gives its guests Handy devices – which provide free Wi-Fi and international calls anywhere in Florence.

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Hotel Annalena

Why it made the list

Just across from the Boboli Gardens, the Annalena is more than 600-years-old and was named after a widowed Medici. Not a ton of frills here, but if you book on their site and pay in cash on arrival you can get additional discounts.

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Hotel Nuova Italia

Why it made the list

This no-frills spot is only minutes from the San Lorenzo Market and Mercato Centrale. The hotel serves a decent buffet breakfast and has an impressive espresso machine that can cure any hangover. For an even cheaper fare, you can pay your entire hotel rate up front – but it’s non-refundable.

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Hotel Magenta

Why it made the list

Just north of the river, this simple spot is great for families on a budget – or anyone on a budget really. In the lobby there is a PlayStation to distract your kids while sightseeing and a well-appointed breakfast buffet is solid and can also be served in the room. The hotel is also pet friendly with no additional fees!

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Casa Howard

Why it made the list

More guest house than hotel, this charming and quirky B&B has themed rooms, bathrooms with heated floors, and a surprisingly incredible restaurant on the ground floor.

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Hotel Casci

Why it made the list

The bad news is that the hotel is pretty dated. The good news is that its location is minutes away from every major attraction in the city along with great restaurants, bars, and shopping areas.

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Hotel Silla

Why it made the list

South of the river in the cute neighborhood of San Niccolo, this friendly hotel is known for personal service and lovely river views. Nearby the breakfast area, guests are treated to free coffee, tea, and snacks all day long.

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Why it made the list

Another former convent dating back to the 16th Century, today this B&B still boasts the original brick and arched ceilings and gives customers a hint of life back in the Renaissance. One nice perk is that they have free first-come-first-serve bicycles for ease touring of the city.

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Hotel Alessandra

Why it made the list

This converted 16th Century building sits just a block north of the Arno River on a quiet and shaded street. There aren’t a ton of amenities, but the location is more than ideal and the staff can assist with bookings, cooking classes, and other fun activities in the city.

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Morandi alla Crocetta

Why it made the list

Located in a heavily student populated area, this hotel dates back to the 1500s and was once a former convent. Today, it’s a small B&B with a surprisingly hearty breakfast. If you ask the front desk, they can often get you free tickets to the nearby Pergola Theater.

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