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Florence Wheelchair Accessible Hotel for Families

Grand hotel 1This elegant 4 star Florence wheelchair accessible hotel for families has an ideal central location in the heart of the city. The hotel sits only a couple of blocks south of the Duomo, and the Santa Croce Church and Palazzo Vecchio are only a few blocks away.

The deluxe handicapped room in this accessible hotel can sleep 3 people and has a roll-in shower. The option to bring in an extra bed to your room make this Florence wheelchair accessible hotel one of our top picks for a disabled traveler and their family.

This Florence accessible family hotel is more centrally located than other accessible family accommodation. The accessibility features are much better than some other Florence accessible hotels.  

This Florence wheelchair accessible hotel for families features:

  • Accessible hotel room personally inspected and verified by John Sage.
  • Standard and deluxe accessible room options.
  • 2 accessible rooms with roll-in showers.
  • Amenities include excellent restaurant and wine bar, fitness room, Turkish bath and spa.
  • Ideal central location near the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio.


All accessible hotel reservations include
Sage Accessibility Guide to Florence.


Accessibility Details

This wheelchair accessible Florence hotel for families received a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating. It didn’t receive 5 stars because the hotel staff have to be notified to bring out a steep portable ramp at the building entrance.

The standard rooms are accessible and so are the deluxe rooms.  The deluxe room (shown in the photo below) has 2 single beds next to each other. There is room on both sides of the bed for a wheelchair to fit. There is a beautiful wooden table and chair set near the foot of the bed.
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The picture on the left is taken from near the bed.  The left doorway leads to a small room with a single bed.  The right doorway leads to the wheelchair accessible hotel bathroom.
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The accessible bathroom toilet doesn’t have grab bars near it but the roll-in shower has a grab bar inside and handheld showerhead. The sink has plenty of room underneath for a wheelchair users knees to fit.
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If you press the button at the entrance to the hotel, a staff member will bring out a portable ramp to get into the building. It’s pretty steep but I was able to get up it without assistance.
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The hotel lobby has smooth floors for a wheelchair user to maneuver around easily. The elevator is wide enough for a wheelchair to fit inside.
Grand hotel 15 Grand hotel 16This Florence wheelchair accessible hotel for families is located on a narrow, charming street in the center of Florence.  Accessible dining options are available in multiple directions.
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Read about:

Florence Accessible Travel – main page 
   Pros and Cons of Florence Disabled Access 
   11 Florence Wheelchair Travel Tips 
   11 Keys to Success for Florence Disabled Travel 
   Accessible Guided Tours in Florence 
   Accessible Shore Excursions from Livorno & La Spezia 
   How to get from Livorno to Florence with a Disability 
   Tuscany Accessible Van Transfers 
   Florence Mobility Scooter Rentals 
   Best and Worst Aspects of Disabled Travel in Italy 
   Top 10 Experiences for Disabled Visitors to Italy 
   12 Wheelchair Travel Tips for Italy 
   Travel Insurance for Disabled Travelers 
Florence Accessible Hotels
Florence Accessibility Guide by John Sage 
Florence Trip Planning by Sage Traveling – Travel with Ease!


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