Gran Duca Hotel is situated in the prestigious and fascinating frame of "piazza dei Quattro Mori" (Four Moors’ Square), right in the city centre, near the main shopping streets, in front of the port and the embarkations for the following isles: Gorgona, Capraia, Sardegna, Corsica. Moreover, the Hotel is only 18 km from Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport and 2 km from the train station. Gran Duca Hotel distinguishes itself for its structure, which is set in a "Mediceo" Bastion that dates from the seventeenth century, and for its rooms and apartments (80 in all) that are really comfortable and furnished with a classic style.
…since 1966 Gran Duca Hotel is synonymous of a warm welcome in Livorno
Wonderfully renewed in 2007, the Hotel has got 80 rooms/apartments, some with balcony, and a panoramic view of the "Mediceo" port. The spacious, comfortable and refined hall, together with the beautiful panoramic view that can be seen from the rooms, make our Hotel really unique. Thanks to our warm welcome and the care for every detail, our 4 stars Hotel is appreciated even by the most demanding guests. Even important personalities have stayed in our structure appreciating its qualities. The Hotel has got a central location which is perfect if you would like to visit the main historical and artistic sites of the city.
Gran Duca Hotel is also perfect if you would like to visit Tuscany and its beautiful art cities such as Pisa, Florence, and Lucca; or if you are interested in a holiday in the fascinating Isles of Tuscan Archipelago.
If you are fond of the typical Tuscan cuisine and the Tuscan wine, you can go through the famous "Strade del vino" (wine’s roads) and visit the well-known cellars, such as Antinori and Ornellaia, between Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci.
Moreover, our Hotel has got an American Bar, a Meeting House, and a Fitness Centre with Turkish bath, Jacuzzi, gym, garage and parking.
Besides, we are glad to inform you that we opened an Apartment Hotel, "Casa Vacanze Solmar", in the Isle of Capraia 2 years ago, which has got a panoramic location facing the port. Our 10 apartments have got a Mediterranean style, sober and refined, in tune with the natural habitat. Possibility for our guests to combine the stay in the Isle with a night at the Hotel Gran Duca and to leave the car in our Hotel’s parking.
Gran Duca" restaurant, realized in the fascinating "Mediceo" Bastion that dates from the seventeenth century, offers a home cooking with sea dishes based on local fresh fish. Here you can appreciate the fresh and seasonal products of the Tuscan cuisine. Besides tasting our national cuisine, you can enjoy our international cooking.
…the combination of a good wine is essential for really appreciating a meal of quality.
Our wines’ list proposes a selection of cellars and famous wines, such as Cantina Guado al Tasso with its "Bruciato"; Cantina Castello di Ama with its Chianti "Castello di Ama"; Cantina Pieve Santa Restituita with its "Brunello di Montalcino Rennina"; Cantine Gaia and its "Barbaresco". The list proposes many others wines, even no famous wines, but always of high quality.
After a good meal, in Italy, a good coffee is essential! The blend of our coffee, that comes from the centre of America, has been purposely made for bars, according to the original rules of roast and the formulas of blend, supplied by the roasting Company "Arcaffè", born in Livorno in 1896.
Though Gran Duca restaurant is located in the historical centre of Livorno, it can easily be reached, and it is only few hundreds of meters from the embarkation to the isles. The restaurant has got indoor rooms, which are sober, refined, and comfortable; provided with air-conditioning and a purification plant.
The beautiful outdoor veranda, in front of the most famous monument in Livorno, called "Ai Quattro Mori", is perfect for ceremonies, buffets, aperitifs and coffee breaks. In summer you can enjoy your dinner in the open-air garden in the monumental square.