Welcome to Hotel La Scaletta Florence, Set on the banks of the River Arno, La Scaletta is a 15th-century building located between Florence’s Ponte Vecchio bridge and Palazzo Pitti. Its rooftop terrace is open all year and offers panoramic views. Rooms are decorated in a traditional Tuscan style with vibrant orange walls and tiled floors. All air conditioned, they feature an LCD TV, minibar and free Wi-Fi. A continental buffet breakfast is available on request. You can enjoy drinks and Tuscan cuisine at the hotel bar and restaurant. Meals are served on the terrace from May until September. La Scaletta Hotel is just across the river from the Uffizi Gallery and 10 minutes on foot from Florence’s cathedral, the Duomo. Santa Maria Novella Train Station is 15 minutes’ walk away. (Hotel La Scaletta Florence hotels booking).