The Albion Hotel is part of the Palazzo Villa designed by the Milanese Sculptor Ignazio Villa, and built in the 19th Century. With its unusual doors, arch ribbed Ogival arches, the Palazzo is considered one of the most interesting examples of Neogothic architecture in the city and the only example of English Neogothic. The same family has run Hotel Albion for five generations, guaranteeing a long-lasting friendship to its guests. This charming and comfortable Hotel not far from the Station of Santa Maria Novella is close to the Teatro Comunale, the Arno River, the Exposition Centre, and within walking distance of the Duomo and Piazza della Signoria, easily reached by car. The hotel has a private garage and provides free bicycles for guests. The rooms are sunny and spacious, they all have private bathrooms, hairdryer,TV sat, direct dialing, frigobars, air conditioning, free internet wi-fi connection, coffee and tea facilities. A private collection of contemporary and modern art fills the public rooms.