September 2018 Update:   Ultimate Escapes is no longer an operating business.   See Inspirato for a similar club offering.

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Ultimate Escapes, one of the world’s largest destination clubs, announced the addition of a new Elite Club residence within the Lungarno Suites in Florence, Italy.  Featuring views of the historic Ponte Vecchio bridge arched over the Arno River, this acquisition further expands Ultimate Escapes’ current collection of luxury properties around the world.

Located on Lungarno Acciaiuoli, next to Ponte Vecchio, one of Europe’s oldest bridges, the Lungarno Suites are unsurpassed in design, style, views and amenities. Lungarno Suites is dedicated to providing guests with the comforts of home without giving up the services, amenities and comforts of a luxury hotel. The Elite property features 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and more, all within a well-designed layout. The suite’s expansive windows showcase the splendors of the city creating a striking experience of incomparable light and beauty, providing magnificent views of Florence and Ponte Vecchio, as well as unforgettable sunsets.

As with every Ultimate Escapes experience, all conceivable comforts will be available to members. Features and services include reception service 24 hours a day, housekeeping service twice a day, concierge, laundry service, free high speed Internet, satellite TV, CD player, DVD player, A/C and more. On request services include limousine, valet parking and video conference systems. Members of Ultimate Escapes will also enjoy access to other Lungarno Hotels facilities in the heart of Florence including free use of the gym in the Continentale, invitations to exhibitions in the Gallery Hotel Art, special facilities and services at Lungarno Details Store, and special services at Borgo San Jacopo Restaurant, the Fusion Bar & Restaurant, Bar & Sky
Lounge Continentale and Lounge Bar Lungarno.