AG Hotels has revealed that Il Tornabuoni, designed by Andrea Auletta, will open in October this year.

Situated in Florence, in the city’s historic centre and just a stone’s throw from Ponte Vecchio and the Arno river, the 5-star hotel has been designed to welcome an international clientele.

The hotel comprises 63 guestrooms, with three different F&B offers, one of which is Il Magnifico Restaurant & Bistro on the ground floor is a tribute to Tuscan gastronomic tradition.

In the hotel’s ground floor common areas, sandstone elements give a historic Florentine atmosphere by evoking the lights and shadows of a heritage building.  Leather seats and harmonies of greys and beiges contribute to the relaxing ambience.

On the fourth floor, Lucie Gourmet restaurant opens onto a terrace, offering an array of international flavours. Boldly combining pink and peacock colours with comfortable seating and sofas, the restaurant exudes a welcoming elegance. A café and champagne bar on the ground floor further add a touch of originality for those who wish to try Supertuscan wines and sparkling champagnes.