NileGuide Expert Says:
Sitting poolside in the summertime is a great way to spend your afternoon after sightseeing.
Viale Michelangiolo, 78, Florence, Italy
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Villa La Vedetta is near the banks of the Arno River and a 15-minute walk from the Ponte Vecchio. The hotel has a neoclassical Watchtower and in the gardens you can dip into the Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool with a terrace overlooking Florence. The rooms are equipped with contemporary design with satellite TV, free internet, and spacious marble bathrooms also with Jacuzzis. Onyx is the gourmet restaurant which offers innovative dishes served with typical Tuscan wines. There is a lounge bar that is open all week from 12:30-midnight. There is free parking at the hotel and a shuttle service to the center of Florence for its guests.