JK Place

Top luxury boutique hotel in Florence

Hours 24
Phone (39) 055 2645181

P di Santa Maria Novella 7-red Firenze Florence 50123 Italy

Who's Going

Stella McCartney, Michele Bonan, Monica Bellucci

Reason to Stay

Penthouse Suite, Lounge Bar, Stylish Interiors

Hotel Type

Luxury Boutique Hotel

In a secret corner of Firenze's Santa Maria Novella Piazza, known for its basilica and world-famous fragrance maker, JK Place occupies a humble frontage for its 20-room boutique hotel considered one of the chicest in the city. No buzzy valet nor tourist-clogged rotating doors, visitors arrive to a private entrance where met by in-house staff and taken into a series of private drawing rooms with glossy wainscoting and opulent marble fireplaces opposite exquisite design palette by Michele Bonan of zebra-skin ottomans, white-slip covered wingbacks and elegant sofa in gentlemanly striped-gray flannel suit fabric.<br />&nbsp;<br />Further inside JK Place, a wood-paneled library arranged in century's old books and last month's Ell Décor or AD is adorned with alabaster sculptures brought to a modern aesthetic with silvered sconces and abstract contemporary art. A charming breakfast room offers a home-like setting with period antiques and rustic lantern lighting for morning farm-to-table breakfasts. Later in the day, JK Lounge offers a clubhouse Italiano menu of panini and salads with hidden rarely-used lounge that is open to the public with its Fellini meets Saarinen décor.&nbsp; <br />

The Room

From the doubled mirrored doors that conceal the cozy elevator that connects the 20-or-so guests room of the JK Place, visitors enter a series of classic to suite-level accommodation located off arched hallways or an interior atrium. Entry-level room can make even the pickiest travelers happy with 15-foot ceilings that enwrap four-poster beds in front of walls strewn wit Roman-era sketching and mix of ebonized furnished that pops with chrome pulls or retro table lamp. Junior suites are bi-level spaces with parquet wood floors with 5-person sofa slip-covered in white with chocolate piping. Marble bathrooms arranged in chunky white porcelain fixtures with oversize chrome towel warmers come with a hefty arrangement of Santa Maria Novella toiletries you barely want to use so you can take home. Top-of-the-line penthouse and Master Room are two-level spaces lined in floor0to-ceiling windows from living to bathroom with rooftop garden overlooking the Duomo.

Preferred Room

Penthouse with terrace

Special Features

Stylish Interiors, Celebrity Clientele, Small Hotel


Lounge, Bar, Breakfast Room, City Center

Reviewed by:

Michael Martin
Editorial Review Author


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