Hotels and Restaurants in Pistoia

Pistoia is a small historic city located roughly midway between Pisa and Firenze (Florence). In modern times it has become a major hub for the rail sector in Italy, with a number of leading rail companies located nearby. Pistoia is Italy’s “City of Culture” for this year, 2017.


There are a number of medium sized hotels in Pistoia. Here are outline details on some of these. Please note that the guide prices indicated are very approximate, and you would need to get an accurate figure direct from the hotel.

Hotel Milano € 60-70 (town centre)
Hotel Patria € 90-100 (town centre)
Hotel Piccolo Ritz €60-70 (town centre)
Hotel Villa Cappugi € 75-95 (only 3 km from venue)
As well as hotels, Pistoia has a lot of Bed & Breakfast accommodation and apartments to rent.
A one-stop-shop service to provide help in booking accommodation in Pistoia is available. This service, known as Volere Volare is managed by Mrs Donatella Vezzali - who can be contacted either by email: or by telephone: +39 0573 929239. A variety of accommodation is possible, including 3 and 4 star hotels, but also bed and breakfast rooms in holiday premises (from farms to ancient palaces!). Pistoia is a relatively small town so as well as hotels in the town centre, rooms may be offered a little further away. However, all accommodation offered will be less than 3 km from the venue. Support for reaching the venue will be arranged, for those using this service, by means of a Shuttle transport service, and taxis are also available (of course). 
Tips for alternative accommodations

You may be interested in other opportunities for convenient accommodation that are available in nearby towns, in particular Prato, Montecatini and Florence.

  • Prato: an industrial city with an attractive historical centre; directly connected by rail, from the station Prato Porta al Serraglio, located close to the centre of town.
  • Montecatini: a nearby spa town, very popular with tourists in summer; directly connected by rail. With many hotels offering good value In November, as it is “low season”.
  • Florence: only a little further away, but offering wonderful tourist attractions and a vast range of accommodation; again rather less expensive in November than in the high season.

All three locations have excellent rail connections to Pistoia, and the RSSRail venue is located very close to the Pistoia railway station; the main service characteristics are as follows:

Approximate travel time to Pistoia from:  Prato 10 mins  Montecatini 15 mins  Florence 35 mins
Frequency of rail connections from:  Prato 15 to 20 mins  Montecatini 30 to 60 mins  Florence 20 to 30 mins
Last service from Pistoia to:  Prato 23.12  Montecatini 22.46  Florence 23.12

but, please, consult timetables at


Il Cucciolo:

  • Piazza Leonardo Da Vinci 32     
  • Fish and seafood 


  • Via del Duca 7
  • Pizzaria and meat dishes

I Salaioli:

  • Piazza della Sala
  • Specialises in Tuscan dishes


  • Piazetta dell'Ortaggio 14/17
  • Fish and seafood


  • Via del Giglio 2
  • Typical Tuscan dishes


  • Via dei Panaciatichi
  • Upmarket Seafood restaurant

La BotteGaia:

  • Via del Lastrone 17
  • Specialises in Tuscan dishes

Le Officine del Marini:

  • Piazza della Sapienza
  • Japanese and Sushi