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The Brunelleschi Hotel in Florence awarded “Top Luxury Boutique Hotel in Europe”

May. 7th, 2020

Luxury Travel Advisor magazine recognises the Florentine hotel at the top of its category in the Awards of Excellence 2019.

Not just luxury, but much more: you need to deliver memorable experiences to win one of the categories of the annual Awards of Excellence of the authoritative Luxury Travel Advisor, and excel among the most prestigious names in the world of luxury tourism. Sophisticated, historic, charming, very central and with a Michelin-starred gourmet restaurant, the Brunelleschi Hotel in Florence has a mix that makes it an unforgettable address. To the numerous awards won in 2019 it can now proudly add that of "Top Luxury Boutique Hotel in Europe" according to Luxury Travel Advisor.

Questex Travel Group’s Luxury Travel Advisor magazine has announced the winners of its prestigious Awards of Excellence for 2019. Winners were voted exclusively by influential Travel Advisor readers of Luxury Travel Advisor magazine. Nominees represent hotels, resorts, individuals, cruise lines, airline companies and professional services that excel at delivering memorable experiences, a hallmark of the luxury travel industry. 

“This year in particular, it is heartwarming to be able to recognize the suppliers that make travel experiences so special and filled with great memories,” said Ruthanne Terrero, vice president of Luxury Travel Advisor. “We congratulate all of our winners and nominees and look forward to the time when they will again be able to provide outstanding customer service delivery and exceed client expectations.”

One of the categories is that of the "Top Luxury Boutique Hotel in Europe". For Travel Consultants who read Luxury Travel Advisor, the Brunelleschi Hotel in Florence is the best luxury boutique hotel in Europe, the only Italian hotel to have won the award at European level.

In his statement, General Manager Claudio Catani said, "With our deepest gratitude to our valued guests who have entrusted their precious time to us, the Travel Advisors who have trusted and supported us, the irreplaceable Brunelleschi Team, and to our Owners, with whom we have shared a unique vision of hospitality over the years, I dedicate this coveted award to you all”.

The hotel had already been nominated for this category in 2018, and was awarded the Top Luxury Boutique Hotel Worlwide in the 2016;  the General Manager Mr Claudio Catani was  in the 2015 the Top General Manager of the Year Worldwide. 

Historic and charming address in the center of Florence, the Brunelleschi Hotel is fresh from winning 1 Michelin star, assigned to Chef Rocco De Santis of its Santa Elisabetta Restaurant. With its panoramic suites, the rooms of impeccable décor, the Byzantine tower incorporated in its façade, the elegant rooms, the location a few steps from the Duomo, the Brunelleschi Hotel is the ideal place to treat oneself to an experience of pure luxury, to savor the beauty of one of the most beautiful cities in Italy, the taste of a Michelin-starred cuisine and the comfort that only top hotels can provide. 


The Brunelleschi Hotel in Florence awarded  “Top Luxury Boutique Hotel in Europe”