JK Place Florence
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
At a Glance
The rooftop terrace at J.K Place creates a peaceful haven to return to after a day exploring the city
Book the Penthouse Suite and enjoy panoramic views from your bathtub overlooking the Cupola of the Duomo
Enjoy Afternoon Tea and a Martini cocktail at the stylish JK Lounge
The hotel sits in an enviable location a stone's throw from the Duomo on one of the most renowned piazzas, Santa Maria Novella
Enjoy some quiet time and indulge in a little reading in the Hotel's fantastic library
Best time to Visit
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Florence is an exciting place to visit at any time of the year, and most attractions are open all year round. The best time to visit Florence is in May, early June, late September and October. Days during those months are usually warm, and quite long. July and August are hot and humid with many tourists. Since most Italians leave their hot cities in the summer, many restaurants are closed in Florence.
Winter can get cold, particularly January but it is quiet. Temperatures are more favourable in the spring and autumn months.
J.K. Place is an elegant boutique hotel situated in the center of Florence on one of the most renowned piazzas, Santa Maria Novella. The luxurious rooms and rooftop terrace at J.K Place create a peaceful haven to return to after a day exploring the city.
The twenty rooms at J.K. Place are all uniquely decorated and have a luxurious yet understated feel. They are contemporary in design and feature a scattering of antique pieces reflecting the history, art and culture of Florence.
The suites are magnificently spacious and spread over two floors, with white king size sofa beds in the living area and large bathrooms with a bathtub or shower. The Penthouse suite boasts a panoramic bathtub overlooking the Cupola of the Duomo.
The whole hotel is wonderfully elegant, with a calming ambiance. The breakfast room is located in the old courtyard, stylishly covered in glass, and the Moorish inspired roof top terrace is an ideal place for a relaxing drink after a day immersed in the artistic beauty of Florence.
Savor a delicious Club sandwich, an expertly made Martini cocktail, or a glass of fine wine taken by the black neo-classical fireplace which finds its counterpoint in the fireplace in white marble on the opposite side of the wall in the lobby of J.K. Place.
The intimate restaurant spills onto a terrace outside the hotel that sits on the edge of the piazza; making for excellent people watching. The cuisine is contemporary Italian with a creative twist.The staff is absolutely charming and will go out of their way to ensure you have a fantastic stay.
The J K Place has 20 bedrooms classified as; Classic, Superior, Deluxe, Junior Suites, Suites, Penthouse and Master. All bedrooms have private bathrooms, air-conditioning, satellite LCD TV, DVD/ CD player, telephone, free WiFi, mini-bar and a safe. The Suites feature large luxurious living areas with King size sofa beds. The Penthouse boasts a panoramic bathtub overlooking the Cupola of the Duomo and a private terrace with an outstanding view.
Children are welcome to come and stay at JK Place Florence. However, there are no specific facilities available for children.
J.K Lounge is a charming club where one can stop for a quick luncheon, take tea in the afternoon, or enjoy the decadent pleasures of an aperitif followed by a delightful dinner. J.K Place offers a fantastic library and a roof top terrace.
The professional concierge service at the hotel will assist, arrange and advise on activities you can partake in during your stay at JK Place Florence. You can explore the wonders of Florence with its abundance of art galleries, fashion boutiques, treasure filled churches and endless eateries. A great way to see Florence is to go on a cycling tour, you can see much more of it in a shorter space of time.
Anne White (Staff)
Tucked away behind Santa Maria Novella JK Place is a hidden treasure. Florence is bursting with beauty and history and you can wander around getting lost for hours. JK will look after you extremely well after a long day of sightseeing and will be able to suggest some great restaurants as well as help with booking tickets for museums, ballet and exhibitions to name just a few. The market behind the Duomo is famous for its good designer take-offs so make sure you pay it a visit and snap up the latest trends. Jk place is right in the heart of the city so it location really is unbeatable for those looking to get away early and beat the crowds.
Chianti Classico wine tour
Delight in the renowned flavors of Chianti Classico as you take part in this specialized wine tour. Discover the wine production process and savour the tastings, enriching both your mind and palate.
Classic Walking Tour of Florence
Explore the city's most famous landmarks with your private guide who will be able to bring these well known sights to life. Highlights include Cathedral Square and the iconic Duomo, the Accademia Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio.
Culinary tour of Florence
Discover the wonders of Florentine cuisine as you tour the city with your private guide on this culinary tour. Walk around Florence, visiting famous culinary landmarks and stopping for delicious tasters along the way.
Florence by boat and on foot
Discover Florence from a new perspective - aboard a Florentine gondola cruising along the Arno River. After a walking tour of the city's highlights, sit back and relax on the boat as you watch the sun set over the rooftops of Florence.
Florence scavenger hunt
Explore Florence with an exciting scavenger hunt and discover the secrets behind the city. You'll uncover clues as you travel around the city, learning about Florence's interesting past on the way. Find the treasure and reward yourself with gelato!
Florentine cuisine masterclass
Discover the flavors of Florence with an immersive cooking masterclass. Your chef will teach you the secrets of Tuscan cooking as you learn how to prepare a four-course meal. As a reward for all your hard work tuck in to your delicious creations!
Gelato making workshop
Discover the traditional art of gelato making with a workshop in one of Florence's gelaterias. Get creative as you combine fresh ingredients to make your favorite ice cream, with guidance from the experts!
Palatine Gallery and Boboli Gardens
Explore the official residence of the Medici family, and the impressive collection of art housed within the Palatine Gallery. Discover the works of Raphael, Rubens and Titian before marvelling at the beautiful landscaping of the Boboli Gardens.
Tour the Uffizi Gallery
Discover some of the most famous artworks and step back into Renaissance Florence; the epicenter of art and culture. Visiting the Uffizi Gallery is a must do, offering a chance to see the beautiful works of Botticelli and Michelangelo.
Location & directions
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
On Piazza di Santa Maria Novella in the heart of Florence just a few steps from the Renaissance church bearing the same name.
How to get there
British Airways flight to Florence (2-hour 7-minutes) or Pisa (2-hour 10-minutes). Florence is a 10-minute drive by car to the hotel, Pisa is a 60-minute.