Riva Lofts

Riva Lofts

Located on the left bank of the Arno River, Riva Lofts is housed in a former factory built in 1880. 120 years later, the building became the studio of architect Claudio Nardi, who designed the spacious designer lofts of the current hotel. A t this hotel you can enjoy an intimate and relaxed atmosphere just steps from the centre of Florence.

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The hotel is open year-round.


This hotel has 1 room and 9 lofts.


You can check-in from 3 pm. Check-out is at 11 am at the latest.


From 200 euros.


  • Tourist tax is 7 euros per night. This is valid from 12 years old and for a maximum of 7 nights.
  • On request, dogs are welcome to come along for 12 euros per night.


In the garden you can chill in the hammocks or enjoy a relaxing outdoor massage.


All lofts are spacious, starting from 30 m². They are stylishly decorated with both modern and antique furniture. A perfect blend of modernity and tradition. The lofts have a private entrance, a kitchenette and the bathrooms have a bath or shower. You can book a communicating room on request.


The Superior Loft on the ground floor is our favourite because of its space. For families, we recommend the Junior Suite with its two separate bedrooms.


Relax by the outdoor pool with loungers in the garden.


With the hotel's free bikes, you can ride along the Arno River for about 2.5 km to the city centre. Go for a lovely walk, jog, bike ride or play tennis in the city's green lung called: Parco delle Cascine. This is about 800 meters away. Golf enthusiasts will find a golf course at 2 km from the hotel. Visit the many attractions of the historic centre including the Cathedral with its overwhelming dome by Brunelleschi, the Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, the Uffizi Museum and the Galleria dell'Accademia with Michelangelo's David. You can also opt for a guided walking tour with a private guide.


Children of all ages are welcome here.

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Food & Drink

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Every Sunday you can enjoy a delicious and varied brunch at the hotel for 38 euros per person. Booking in advance is required!

Dress code

Go for a casual outfit and add a chic touch.

In the morning, enjoy a breakfast buffet including freshly baked cakes and pancakes, Tuscan meats and cheeses, fresh fruit and salmon. In the afternoon you can choose from a small menu which includes homemade pasta, sandwiches and salads. At Riva Kitchen, from Wednesday to Saturday, you can taste Chef Michele's creative and seasonal dishes. Meals are served in the relaxing atmosphere of the living room or, in good weather, on the terrace or in the garden, where you can also have an aperitif in the shade of the trees.

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Riva lofts is located on the banks of the Arno River, about 2.5 km from the centre of Florence. The Sansovino tram stop is about 300 metres from the hotel. By tram you can reach Florence city centre and railway station in 12 minutes.

Are you travelling by plane?

The nearest airports are Firenze at 8 km and Pisa at 80 km.


A transfer from Firenze airport to the hotel is 85 euros per trip.

Do you have a (rental) car?

The hotel has some parking spaces in a garage 150 meters away. This costs 15 euros per day.

Caractère review

Riva Lofts is an oasis in the shadow of the city of the Medicis. The spacious lofts, outdoor pool and garden are the perfect places to relax after a day of experiences and sightseeing. Due to its small size, you will feel more like staying in a house, rather than a hotel.

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