Located on the ‘Lungarni’ (literally- along Arno- referring to the river of that name) with the Ponte San Niccolò bridge just a few feet away, the Grand Mediterraneo is strategically placed to visit Florence on foot and the ideal choice for joggers and cyclists. We are easily accessible by car and are waiting to offer you the very best of Florentine hospitality.
Combining welcoming, contemporary, comfortable spaces with functionality and three great dining rooms, 327 guest rooms, all with modern conveniences and services, a large lobby and spacious congress centre, Globo, with 15 meeting rooms and exhibition spaces, plus, secure, underground parking, the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo is the ideal solution for business trips or leisure stays.
The hotel has 327 guest rooms, designed to exacting detail and furnished to the highest standard, ensuring maximum comfort for our guests and satisfying their every need.
The Hotel is composed of two adjacent and communicating buildings.
The Main Building, 6 floors, of which 2 floors have been completely renovated: the Executive Top Floor at 6th floor and the 5th floor Contemporary Superior; The building South Wing, 5 floors including the elegant 1st and 2nd floor Contemporary Superior.
The Grand Hotel Mediterraneo is located on the bank of the river Arno, close to the Ponte San Niccolò (bridge) on the Lungarno il Tempio. Strategically placed to reach the centre of Florence by foot, bicycle or car, the hotel is an ideal starting point for exploring the city and taking tours of Florence.
For those arriving by air we have a shuttle service to and from the Amerigo Vespucci airport in Florence. This service is available by request for a fee.
How to reach us
Leave the A1 motorway at Firenze Sud, go straight until you reach the first traffic light, turn left and continue straight for about 2 km on Lungarno Colombo. Once on the river bank on the Lungarno il Tempio, the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo is located on the right before the traffic light that leads into Viale Amendola. Adjacent to the hotel is our private garage. (Address: Lungarno del Tempio, 44)
On the train
From the central station of Firenze Santa Maria Novella, take the number 14 bus (ATAF ticket €1.20 or €1.50 if purchased by telephone) and get off at Grand Hotel Mediterraneo in Via Arnolfo (behind the hotel). From there, continue to the end of the road on foot, then turn left into Viale Giovanni Amendola and walk to the main junction. You will find the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo on your left.
Alternatively, you can reach us by foot, our hotel is about 25 minutes from the station SMN Florence and 15 minutes from Firenze Campo Marte station where you can take the 13 bus in via Mazzini (be careful to take the 13, not the 13A) and get off at Pecori Giraldi.
From Amerigo Vespucci airport you can reach the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo by taking the shuttle into Train Station Square, from where you can take a taxi (about €25.00) or bus (number 14) to Via Arnolfo (behind the hotel). From there, continue to the end of the road on foot, then turn left into Viale Giovanni Amendola and walk to the main junction. You will find the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo on your left.
MEETINGS & EVENTS
The Grand Hotel Mediterraneo has a highly efficient conference centre made up of 12 meeting rooms, many of which can be modified with modular walls to open or divide them as the client sees fit. The two largest rooms - Sala dei Continenti and Salone degli Oceani - measure 312 msq and 220 msq respectively. Our staff will be happy to illustrate the various solutions they can apply as you are planning your conference, business meeting or gathering, with or without catering.
To see the rooms first-hand, or to receive more information, advice and availability for your meeting or event at the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo.
- Internet Wi-Fi available for free in the whole hotel!
- possibility of in-room breakfast
- possibility of packed lunch
- refillable soap dispensers
- bicycles (standard pushbike and pedal assisted electric types)
- electric car charging stations
- electric Smart Car hire
- reception 24/7
- luggage room
- currency exchange
- non-smoking rooms
- family rooms (communicating)
- rooms for disabled guests
- allergy - free room
- in-room service
- smoking area
- common room/ TV lounge
- laundry service
- ironing service
- daily cleaning service
Families and Children
- babysitting service (on request, upon extra charge)
The Grand Hotel Mediterraneo has three large, bright dining rooms: la Arno, la Taverna and la Fiesole.
In the morning the Arno dining room offers an excellent breakfast, consisting of a large selection of sweet and savory products with a gluten free (AIC) option provided in a separate area. The wide variety of the buffet meets the needs of those who follow particular medical, ethical or religious diets.
The à la carte menu for lunch and dinner offers dishes made with the freshest of ingredients and includes the famous Florentine T-bone steak, a particularly precious cut of meat obtained from the Chianina breed of cattle.
Chef Ragoni, with years of Italian and international experience, focuses his cooks on the careful selection of the finest and freshest of ingredients to present the most authentic tastes of Italian cuisine in true Tuscan tradition. His fastidious cooking methods enhance the taste and texture of the selected ingredients as well as meet the needs of those who prefer healthy nutritious food.
The cozy, private ambience of the La Taverna restaurant is perfect for organising birthdays and small private parties.
For galas, banquets or convivial dinners during events organised at the Globo Congress Center, the elegant, bright environment of the Fiesole Restaurant is the ideal choice for entertaining guests and delighting their palate.
The Lounge Bar is the perfect place to have an aperitif, sip cocktails and drinks, eat pizza and sandwiches, but also taste our chef's dishes in a pleasant and informal setting. The hotel's restaurants provide 24-hour service upon request to reception for non-regular time slots with fast-food recommendations.
The restaurant, in line with the philosophy of the hotel, accepts small and medium-sized pets.
Breakfast is served from 6:30 until 10:00 am. The restaurant is open from 12:00 to 2:00 pm and again from 7:00 to 10:00 pm.