Rooms Santa Croce Square

The Heart of Historical Center

Black 5 Florence is a charming accomodation located right in the center, in the most authentic Florence. Located between the Bargello Museum and Piazza Santa Croce, within 10 minutes you can walk to Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery and Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge), Santa Maria degli Angeli. Within easy reach there are Piazza Santa Maria Novella and the Central train station.

Shopping in Florence

With a short walk you can reach the main shopping area in Florence, such as Via Roma, Via dei Calzaiuoli and Piazza della Repubblica.

Concerts and Theatre in Florence

Very close to us you find the Verdi Theatre, which always offers a rich and interesting theater schedule (in Italian language), as well as international rock and jazz concerts of the highest level.


By plane
Once landed at Florence Airport, take the shuttle bus "VolainBus" that connects the airport to Central Station of Santa Maria Novella in about 25/30 minutes. Then follow the directions in "By Train" paragraph below.

By train
Get off at the Santa Maria Novella Station (Central Station): with your back to the trains, take the exit on the left, do not cross the street and you will find all bus stops. Take Bus No. 23 or the ‘Bussini’, Electric Ecofriendly small buses C1 and C3, and get off in Via Verdi, the stop is right in front of the Black 5 Florence. Alternatively you can take a taxi, or decide to make a beautiful walk of about 20 minutes ascross the center of Florence.

By car

GPS coordinates: Latitude, 43.770047 / Longitude, 11.2609049

Black 5 Florence is located in the historic center of Florence, therefore ZTL (Limited Traffic Zone). If you come by car you'll necessarily have to park in one of the garages in Florence Center.