Whether you are traveling to Florence, Italy for the first time or after many visits, let the gateway to Tuscany‘s prosperous city be through the five-star hotel, Dimora Palanca. Newly opened in 2021, Dimora Palanca is located in the center of Florence, considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Dimora Palanca was once an opulent, 18th century Florentine villa before being fully restored as a luxury hotel fit with 18 masterfully appointed bedrooms and suites. The hotel embraces classic architecture with eye-catching pieces of modern art, fresco ceilings throughout, and handsome furnishings.
Rooms & Suites
Dimora Palanca is tastefully decorated with ultra-modern designer furnishings and 21st century artwork. The hotel effortlessly marries these modern furnishings with the historic surroundings of the city of Florence.
Not only does every guestroom evoke a pleasurable, welcoming feeling for guests, each room and suite is incredibly spacious with plenty of natural right streaming in through the tall windows and terrace doors.
Perhaps the most eye-opening suite at the hotel is the Master Suite located on the main floor. The Suite features a romantic terrace overlooking the garden, the frescoed ceiling bedroom, a king size bed, and separate lounge room with a desk and separate terrace entrance.
The Master Suite also features a spacious marble bathroom with a large whirlpool bathtub and a steam bath.
“The staff at the hotel are extraordinarily helpful when it comes to planning the perfect day-to-day itinerary in FLORENCE AND surrounding small towns and villages in Tuscany.”
Dimora Palanca’s gastronomic presentation reflects the magnificent artwork and attention to detail travelers will discover throughout the city of Florence. A stay at this luxurious hotel offers an a la carte breakfast that is held to the utmost standards is both quality and presentation.
Their breakfast menu focuses on serving the freshest, organic ingredients while limiting food waste. The beverage menu includes fresh squeezed fruit and vegetable juices, seasonal fruit smoothies, champagne, tea, and coffee including their Red Cappuccino (Rooibos Tea with milk foam) and Golden Cappuccino (with Turmeric, Pepper, and Cane Sugar).
Main selections to note are Eggs Florentine, Marinated Salmon and Avocado Toast, and French Toast. Pair with Greek Yogurt, Fresh Fruit, or their Plum-cake and tart of the day, among many other selections.
Guests may choose to dine inside or in their Bistro Garden during the warmer months, pictured just below.
Mimesi Restaurant at Dimora Palanca
A one-of-a-kind gastronomic experience is nestled inside Dimora Palanca. The onsite restaurant, Mimesi Restaurant, is located just downstairs from the main lobby entrance, the villa’s original wine cellar.
Mimesi Restaurant brings forth a contemporary dining experience that elevates classic Tuscan cuisine to new heights of modern gastronomy. The restaurant offers a tailored approach to dining and personal atmosphere, with the most attentive waitstaff taking you through your culinary journey.
Mimesi’s Executive Chef Giovanni Cerroni offers a gastronomic experience like no other. His eye-opening and thought-provoking menu with imaginative dishes. The menu pays homage to the Florence’s seasons, featuring local and organic ingredients.
Signature dishes include at Mimesi include:
- Cipolla, Pecorino and beurre rouge: a sophisticated representation of the ingredients Chef Giovanni would always find on his grand-parents kitchen table when he was a child.
- Tuscan dish Pollo e Peperini: captures the quintessential essence of classic regional flavors.
- Risotto with shiso and smoked oysters: this dish perfectly blends both European and Asian flavors.
Nearby Points of Interest
Discover many notable destinations within an easy walking distance of Dimora Palanca. The staff at the hotel are also extraordinarily helpful when it comes to planning the perfect day-to-day itinerary in Florence and surrounding small towns and villages in Tuscany.
Simply check in with the front desk and let them know where you are interested in visiting or what your specific interests are. The staff will then tailor an itinerary for you and book tickets for you on your behalf. Private tours may also be arranged.
There are truly so many destinations to note, below is just a small selection within a 10–15-minute walking radius:
- The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
- Via dè Tornabuoni (most famous shopping street in Florence)
- Gucci Garden
- Uffizi Gallery
- Ponte Vecchio
- Piazzale Michelangelo
Leonardo Interactive Museum
Dimora Palanca Booking Information
Dimora Palanca is conveniently located just five and a half kilometers (just over three miles) away from Florence Airport. An added convenience of its location is the hotel is just a five-minute walk from the central train station, Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
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