Casa Lea inherits its name from the Beautiful Leah Steinbeck, a noblewoman who began to host customers and patrons in her Villa in the nineteenth-century. After World War II Mrs. Norma Roselli Masi re-launched the old "Pensione Casa Lea" and managed it for over five decades. Today, our 12- room hotel is a well-established, family business that has offered accommodation in Florence for two generations.
Located in a quiet residential area of Florence, just 600 meters from the Galleria dell'Accademia, the 'Hotel Pensione Casa Lea is a cozy 2-star hotel providing budget accommodation in charming en suite rooms. The 'Hotel Pensione Casa Lea is a peaceful retreat, which boasts a relaxing garden and a friendly staff.
Our newly refurbished rooms offer quite and comfort. All are en-suite and are equipped with hairdryer, remote control TV, Telephone and Wi-Fi internet connection. Our guests tend to be independent, leisure and business travelers from Italy and abroad.
One of our strengths is our proximity to all of Florence's major attractions, while close by we have the Museum of Academia, the Duomo, the Mandela Forum and numerous places of business for academics, doctors, lawyers and artists such as the University of Florence, the Florence campus of Syracuse University, Careggi General Hospital, and the Fortezza da Basso Exhibition and Congress Center. We are also within a few minutes walk of Florence's main railway station (Santa Maria Novella-SMN). In our vicinity is also located a private parking lot, the "Parterre", a supermarket and several cinemas.
Please note that Italian law requires that all guests be registered at check in. For citizens of the EU this means a passport or government-issued identity card; for those from outside the EU, we accept passport identification only. If you can not provide a valid document on arrival you will be unable to check-in.
From 1 July 2011 the City of Florence by resolution of the City Council No. 230/33 of 06.20.2011, integrated by resolution No. 21/2012, has established a tourist tax. The tax is applied to non-residents overnight stays in the city of Florence and for a maximum of seven consecutive nights. The tax rate for this tourist structure is 1Euro per person per night.