About this listing
Triple or Double room very cozy , share bathroom, breakfast available , bathgel and shampoo provided, tours and excursion available. Lunch and dinner available upon request. Wi fi included and very powerful. Private pick up available upon request
The room is situated in the B&b Guelfi and Ghibellini owned by a Florentin family who love the history of their city, where the athmosphere of the b&b came from the Reinassance time. The building that houses the B&B is an elegant building located a few minutes walk from the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio , in the P.za Beccaria , in a neighborhood built in the second half of the XIX century when Florence was the capital of Italy . The furnishings were designed to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere but at the same time respecting the Tuscan tradition made of substance and measured elegance. At the second floor there is the reception for check in with hundreds of old bookes and beautiful antiques.
At the 1st floor there is the breakfast room where you can taste a delicious breakfast with homemade pastries , cakes, croissants, a nice cappuccino and coffee, marmelade, ham and cheese, yougurt, nutella, cornflackes, orange juices, tea. At the second floor, instead, you can relax in the lobby where you can have a coffee and tea prepared by yourself through a Coffe Machine duting the day. You can also use the boiler for a cup of Tea.
The room pictured is situated at the 2d floor of the building, in the room you can find a bottle of wine, ( for stay after 3 days ) free wi fi, clean towels,toilets products. Each day we will make up the room for you. The room has 1 king bed with a single bed; it is very large and sometimes during winter time you can seat at the table near the FirePlace, which makes the room very large and comfy. Bathroom is not in the room it is shared, but upon request a personal bathroom is available outside the room.
The owner love the motto: "Guests can stay in our b&b so they can leave like a local beacuse in that area and athmosphere you cantreally be a Fiorentino".
Upon request we can recoommend and also book some tours in Tuscany, where you can visit vineyards, where you can taste wine, we can also book some cooking class or you can just watch the owners preaparing their meal and you can learn how to prepare a tipical ANTIPASTO TOSCANO. We can also book private transfer for you from the main airports and train stations, You only have to ask!
The lovers of the shooping need to stay at the B&B GUELFI GHIBELLINI beacuse at tthe corner of the b&b there is the best street in Florence known for good shops and good food , in fact you can eat delicious steack and pasta and buy good clothes and shoes. In the street there are also few shops for Antiques, very precious for the city.
Nearby there are few busstops, but the Cathedral is walking distance, is about 10 minutes from Santa Croce, 15 minutes from Uffizi and Academia galleries and the Ponte Vecchio. It is just 05 minutes from the Piazzale Michelangelo the best place to see Florence from an high view. The central railway station is far from the b&b just 25 minutes but the second station named Campo di Marte is just 10 minutes far away.
The costumer will keep his own keys until the departure so he can come any time during the day or night.
Who comes at the b&b Guelfi and Ghibellini will leave like a local but treated like a tourist.
Check in is upon request. It usually starts at 02.30 until 07.30 pm . On Sunday from 03.00 pm to 07.00 pm. Guest will have 1 set of keys: maindoor keys and the bedroom's Keys.
Interaction with Guests
We are a familiar b&b so we love to interacte with our guests telling them history about our city
The neighborhood is very charming , it is called “Beccaria" , it is in a strategic position to visit the city being easily accessible by car and being served by numerous city buses. The historic center of Florence is only a ten minute walk from Santa Croce and fifteen minutes from the Basilica of St. Maria del Fiore, the Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi. Just further away is the famous Piazzale Michelangelo, easily reached on foot or by bus, from where you can admire a terrific view of the city. Very nearby are also the romantic walk of the Arno river, dotted with numerous shops and boutiques. For shopping lovers, just around the corner, there is one of the most stylish street of the city, called Via Gioberti, famous for its antique shops, clothes and shoes shops and trattorias.
The bus stop for the center city and for the central railway station is located in the immediate vicinity, at about 2 minutes walking. The location is also perfect for those who come from the second train station "Firenze -Campo di Marte ", from where the b&b can be reached on foot or by a very cheap taxi ride.
Other Things to Note
In Via Gioberti 8, there is a supervised parking with a special rate made for us where you can leave your car withou risky or either they pick up and deliver your car. No reservation needed!!
Check is from 02.30 pm until 07.30 pm. Time of arrival is required, after 07.30 pm we ask a fee of 25€. It is forbidden to smoke. No curfew .