Portrait Firenze

Florence Italy

Portrait Firenze welcomes each and every guest as if they were visiting their own private and exclusive address.

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The entire experience begins at the time of reservation in order to completely tailor every single detail to that guests specific needs and preferences, even to the point of creating a distinctive view of the city itself and its hidden secrets.

The result is an inimitable guest experience which becomes a unique Portrait of that guest. Spending time at Portrait Firenze is like taking a journey into an age of glamour and luxury, recreated by a photographic reportage depicting Italy’s dolce vita years.

The stars of Portrait Firenze are its iconic photos: seen throughout the six floors of suites and public areas, bringing back to life the city’s golden years when Italian high fashion took off, along with the arrival of international celebrities.

Personalities from the world of theatre and show-business are depicted, royal families and celebrities, as well as icons from the budding world of fashion and cinema, all immortalised walking along the banks of the Arno River, or enjoying a moment of relax in Florence, or in the company of Mr Salvatore Ferragamo, shoemaker of the stars.

Traditionally Italian, yet beautifully international – just like its founder, Salvatore Ferragamo.


  • Upgrade upon arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily buffet breakfast for up to two in room guests
  • A bottle of Italian sparkling wine in room upon arrival
  • Complimentary one-way transfer to airport
  • Complimentary internet access
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability


Distance from Airport

6.8 miles

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Child friendly



Spa at Hotel Continentale part of Lungarno Collection

Food and Drink

Tuscan culture, Florentine refinement, openness to the world are fundamental values, especially in the kitchen. For this Lungarno Collection in Florence conquers its guests with the most authentic flavors of Tuscan, Italian and Fusion cuisine.

Borgo San Jacopo

Looking out over the River Arno, Ristorante Borgo San Jacopo (1 Michelin star) offers guests the ultimate fine dining experience with unforgettable views of the Ponte Vecchio. Our chef Claudio Mengoni brings his philosophy of true, authentic cooking with ingredients which stand out for their uncompromising creativity and rigour. He melds together flavours, colours and forms to create memorable dishes with a distinctive taste.

Caffè dell’Oro

Contemporary Italian café that boasts a truly privileged position, with a front row view of the Ponte Vecchio, which can be appreciated even more so from the tables along the external dehor.

The interior style is that of the 1950s, vintage-style furnishings interpreted with contemporary flair. Externally it’s the view that reigns supreme.

The menu offers a double soul to satisfy lovers of tradition, as well as those looking for international flavors. A selection of exquisitely Italian dishes is in fact flanked by Fusion style proposals. All signed by our talented Chef.

The Fusion Bar & Restaurant

Specializing in Nikkei, Sushi and Cocktails. Fusion cuisine introduces you to a world of unusual combinations and spicy flavors: have fun discovering the new menu from our Chef and ask our mixologists to create your own bespoke cocktail.

The ambiance at Fusion Bar & Restaurant is upbeat and buzzing – ideal for an evening with friends and a chance to savor the international atmosphere, right in the heart of Florence.

La Terrazza

See and be seen at the magnificent “La Terrazza” Bar in Florence, a cocktail bar at the top floor of the medieval Consorti tower of the fashionable Hotel Continentale.

The ultimate location in Florence to meet for a cocktail surrounded by the most impeccable views of the Arno, Brunelleschi’s Dome, San Miniato, Palazzo Vecchio and Forte Belvedere.

Picteau Bistrot & Bar

The cocktail bar menu signed by the talented young bartenders Marco Colonnelli and Vincenzo Civita, joins the Bistro menu with signature dishes by the Michelin starred Claudio Mengoni, offering tasty Mediterranean cuisine.

Few tables available with reservations required to enjoy a unique front row view of the Ponte Vecchio and the Arno river, to be admired just as if you were cruising on a boat.

If for the tables outside the view is incredible, those inside are no different, surrounded by a collection of 20st century art work.

Pablo Picasso welcomes guests and stands out on the fireplace…while his friend Jean Cocteau finds space at the entrance with a wonderful selection of 4 pieces of work. Last but not least Sironi, Rosai and Marino Marini.


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