About This Listing
This is a Guesthouse, not a B&B, so Breakfast is not provided!
In the sixteenth century Palazzo Schiattesi, mentioned in art history books, including the Uffizi, Palazzo Vecchio, Santa Croce, Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, the Vasari Corridor and a step away from all of the places favored by lovers of art, where Dan Brown set his latest novel "Inferno", in this beautiful setting, the room "lavender heart" is ready to welcome guests from all over the world to give them a memorable stay in this magical city. The room is very large, with charming décor, a full optional kitchen, air conditioning, heating, large private bathroom with amenities, TV, free internet wi-fi, hairdryer, sitting area with coffee maker, with tea and infusions, refrigerator in the common area, terrace for smokers, towels and soaps included. Large and lovely bed in walnut marquetry, dating back to the early 1900s, entirely handmade by the Florentine Gino Coppedè, architect, sculptor and decorator, and the bed was the winner of the first edition of the famous craft shows "Mostra dell'Artigianato", a historic Florentine event, which is held every year since 1931.
Florence is really art and culture!
Guests will be greeted with water and fresh fruit on arrival.
We remind you that the city center could be noisy, especially on Saturday night and in the summer, even with the windows closed, so if you are used to sleeping in the silence, we suggest using the earplugs for a stay in the very heart of Florence without detracting from the rest and relaxation.
In the real heart of Florence, we are just a few steps from the city's rich museums, where you can savor the art, and be in the streets of the typical restaurants are to appreciate the food and wine of this land famous all over the world. Close to Chianti, and also to the picturesque and colorful markets of San Lorenzo and Sant'Ambrogio, where you can enjoy shopping like the locals.
Boboli Gardens, Bardini Garden, Rose Garden, Piazzale Michelangelo, Forte Belvedere within walking distance, to admire the splendor of the landscape architecture of the city of art par excellence.
From the Santa Maria Novella bus C2 and bus station just 23 meters from the rental.
The check in and check out times are flexible and are considered by 10 am to check out and starting from 3 pm to check in. Located in the shopping area, with many typical restaurants, and only 15 minutes walk from the train station of Santa Maria Novella.
TAX DUE TO THE TOWN OF FLORENCE YOU PAY CASH AT THE CHECK IN
On the City Council resolution
No 230/33 of 20/06/2011, integrated with Resolution No. 21/2012.
The tax is applied on overnight stays of non-residents in the Municipality of Florence and for a maximum of 7
The tax rate for this facility is Euro 2.50 per person per night.
Children 12 and under are free.
You can leave the bags before check in time and after check out time if you need.
Late or night check in (from 8.00 pm to 8.00 am) 20 euros
A charming accommodation in the heart of Florence to take back home wonderful memories and the feeling of having lived within a true Florence today and the historical past.
Check in time 3 pm
Check out time 10 am
Late or night check in (from 8.00 pm to 8.00 am) 20 euros
It is requested that utilities are used in a reasonable manner: lights, Air con, should be turned off when not needed.
Please be respectful and take care about things
No smoking in the bedrooms, use the balcony
You can leave the bags before check in time and after check out time if you need
prezioso letto vincitore della prima Mostra dell'Artigianato tenuta a Firenze, opera del famoso architetto Coppedè
The location was excellent. Everything was in easy walking distance. The size was great. Maria was helpful. We got a fabulous restaurant recommendation from her as well.
Crissy, her her assistant, Stephanie, were excellent hosts! One of them was always on-site during the day, and Crissy was able to make dinner suggestions (Trattoria Anita was fabulous, just a block away!) and offer other helpful tips during our 4 night stay. Her communication with me prior to our arrival was always responsive and the directions she provided were easy to follow.
The room/suite we stayed in was one of the best of our 3-week trip to Italy. Despite the 3-floor walk-up, everything about our experience was delightful: the room looks just like the photos, the king-sized bed was comfy with lots of pillows, the bathroom is spacious and we had plenty of hot water for showers, the suite has its own air-conditioning (heaven when we were exhausted from the heat and humidity of walking all over the city!), and although we never used the kitchen area (too much fun eating out!), it was nice to know we could, and we did use the fridge to keep bottled waters cold for our daily outings.
We were able to use a lovely little balcony in the evenings, where we enjoyed wine most nights, and Crissy provides coffee, tea, fresh fruit and packaged breakfast snacks for your morning wake-up.
The apartment could NOT have been in a more ideal location!!! We were literally steps away from two different piazzas, and just around the corner from the Ufizzi Gallery, the Borgello Museum, Santa Croce church, the Arno River, and just blocks away from the Duomo and the Ponte Vecchio. Everything was easy to find and get to.
A "Must-Do": Cross the river over the Ponte Grazie in the early evening, turn left, and start climbing (check out Rick Steve's info on the Piazzella Michelangelo). Bring some wine and/or a picnic, and stay to watch the sunset. Florence is unbelievably beautiful from this vantage point.
Ideal location could not have been any better. Very comfortable room and bed, with a cosy balcony to enjoy breakfast .Croissants,cakes and coffee were a nice touch.Maria Christina was very welcoming and very helpful with restaurants and advice about Florence. We would highly recommend this property.
Criss was very welcoming and even allowed us in before time. She provided excellent information about the flat and the area. The flat was in a superb position being very close to all major sites. We liked the flat. It was quirky, clean, spacious and very homely being filled with lovely art and other curios, etc. The area was quiet and we enjoyed our stay. Good facilities and a lovely large bathroom.
Our hostess Criss made us feel more than welcome. It was our anniversary and she placed all sorts of surprises all over the room for us to find and enjoy. The room was very nice. The only negative thing I could say about the location is that the street vendors park their carts on the bottom floor under the apartment. At night is is not problem, but every morning they take them out at daybreak. The noise sounds like several people raising extendable aluminium ladders. A fan in the room for 'white noise' would probably help with this. The location and everything else was great!
My wife and I being Airbnb hosts ourselves had planned a long tour of Europe and are staying with all Airbnb places and hosts.
We decided to spend three nights in Florence at Cristina's place. Florence is amazing and Criss welcomed us on a Sunday morning and allowed us to keep our bags till she cleaned the place. She booked us a tour in the Chianti region and also a taxi. She guided us to visit Florence by foot and she enjoys hosting and assisting guests. She had our laundry done at the nearby laundrette. The room was comfortable and just as seen in the pictures. The kitchen very functional though we did not use it.
Cristina es una persona muy amable y desde el primer momento te sientes muy bien acogida.
Lo que me llegó al alma fue que el último día de la estancia me sentía fatal, con fiebre y muy constipada y me dejó prolongar la estancia hasta la salida del avión sin coste adicional, eso me ha llegado al alma, Cristina!
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About the Host, Maria Cristina
Ciao Mondo, il mio nome è Maria Cristina, sono di Firenze, sono una persona solare. Mi piace ascoltare buona musica di ogni genere, amo gli animali, e amo l'arte, qui alla Guesthouse ospitiamo mostre temporanee di artisti locali, se anche tu sei un artista, contattami! Adoro viaggiare, la buona cucina e il buon vino, la lettura e il cinema. L'ospitalità è un'arte, e facciamo di tutto per rendere il vostro soggiorno a Firenze unico e indimenticabile.