The origins of the building go back to the late medieval times. During the XIX century, the building underwent some renovations in order to make it more suitable to the new standards of living. The building was house and property of the famous composer Gioacchino Rossini during the past century. Its location is one of its main features, only 150 yards from Florence Cathedral and 500 yards away from the main Railway Station.
Since 1990 the hotel is managed directly by the Lombardi Family, composed of Armando, Carla and Paolo, who are fluent in several languages and personally overlook to the comfort of their guests.