Hotel Medici most probably derives her name from the Medici dynasty that started in the 15th century when the noble Medici family dominated most of the region in what we now call Tuscany. At least we can assure you that it has nothing to do with doctors or any hospital like acitvity. On the contrary, hotel Medici is a simple pension where you can enjoy a decent overnight stay for a good price.
Except for the large and stunning rooftop terrace that faces the Duomo and the direct surroundings hotel Medici is quite a no frills hotel. The hotel is perfectly situated in the full centre of the city close to most of the historical sites such as the Piazza della Signora, Galleria degli Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio. Also a few minutes from the train station of Santa maria Novella.
Once you go out of the front door you will be in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the citylife and good Tuscan trattorias, restaurants, bars and shops are just around the corner.
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So now you know the rooftop terrace should steal a moment of your time and the bar man is happy to serve you a drink or a coffee to take it up stairs. There is no restaurant at the site, but you get a snack from the bar during the whole day. At reception the staff is pleased to help you with any additional services or questions should you have any. In the morning you can enjoy a simple breakfast buffet in the breakfast room.
The in total 40 rooms are quite old fashioned yet still comfortable. Be aware that you are in the city and could experience some noice during the evenings or nights. The rooms of hotel Medici are quite simple and all offer telephone, bathrooms with shower and some rooms have a ceiling fan.