The charming Hotel Ariston is located in the heart of historical Florence the Florence of "Calcio in Costume" the ancient Florentine sport which takes place on 24th June each year on the Piazza de Santa Croce (around 300m away); the Florence of San Ambrogio Market (around 200m) one of the city's historical markets where Florentines still do their shopping; the cultured Florence of the Teatro della Pergola and the Teatro Verdi (some 200m away) and only around 10 minutes away the Florence that is known the world over: the Duomo the Piazza della Signoria the Uffizi Museum the Ponte Vecchio the Palazzo Pitti. The rest remains for guests to discover simply with a wander around the city. The hotel is easy to reach from S.M. Novella railway station and lies around 30 minutes from Amerigo Vespucci airport. The central location of the hotel makes it a great base for sightseeing and excursions into the beautiful surrounding area. The Hotel Ariston comprises 29 rooms spread over 3 floors. Further facilities available at this establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception desk staffed by multilingual personnel as well as a hotel safe a café Internet access and a bar. Tourist information is available and guests can purchase city maps and newspapers from here. A fax service is also available as well as parking and a garage for those arriving by car. All rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer a double bed central heating direct dial telephone Internet access and satellite/ cable TV. Guests may select their breakfast from a buffet.