Barry Sternlicht, chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group and SH Hotels & Resorts, announced plans to open the first Baccarat Hotel in Florence, Italy, set in the 14th century estate of the Villa Camerata. The hotel will open in 2024.
Baccarat Hotel Florence, true to its surroundings, will be located at the historic city’s northern edge, nestled between the city center and the hilltops of Fiesole. The estate will evoke a regal history of centuries past, balanced by crystal-faceted, contemporary interiors. The hotel, developed in partnership with Omnam Group, will include spacious guest suites, two food & beverage outlets, a garden café showcasing sustainably sourced fruit and vegetables, and oculus lounge. Recreational elements include a wellness space and spa featuring an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool surrounded by a terrace, and courtyard resplendent with on-site gardens.
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