About This Listing
Cozy flat in the heart of Florence,
next to Piazza Santa Croce
Florence&Us provides you a unique way
to experience the city of Florence and Tuscany.
As a matter of fact, not just by offering the comfy apartment in the center of Florence, which is also near the characteristic and enchanting Santa Croce square, plus, from your individual requests ‚we could help you to organize your personal tour by following your own wish and your own interests.
We provide service to organize personal tour that based on your interests and expectation.
Therefore, you can actually choose to spend your holiday independently otherwise you can join us to discover the true beauty of Florence and Tuscany.
Our apartment, located in an antique and elegant atmosphere of the center of Florence, one minute walk to Santa Croce square, is also close to all the important monuments and museums of Florence like Duomo (main cathedral church of Florence) ‚Galleria degli Uffizi (one of the most prestigious museums of the world) and Palazzo Vecchio (mayor’s office).What’s more, we offer a equipped kitchen, washing machine, TV, WIFI Internet, A/C, towels, hair dryer, phone, microwave and heater in the house.
Exclusive use of the apartment.
Interaction with Guests
Fast and easy communication by airbnb or by telephone, before your arrival.
We set a check in time and We can meet directly in the apartment for check-in.
During the check in, I will give you all the information and advices to live like a Florentine!
Piazza Santa Croce is one of the largest and most famous squares of central Florence. The Basilica of Santa Croce, the largest Franciscan church in the world, overlooks the piazza. The basilica's most notable features are its sixteen chapels, many of them decorated with frescoes by Giotto and his pupils, and its tombs and cenotaphs. It is the burial place of some illustrious Italians, such as Michelangelo Buonarroti, Niccolò Machiavelli, Enrico Fermi, Galileo Galilei, Ugo Foscolo, Guglielmo Marconi, Luigi Cherubini, Leon Battista Alberti, Vittorio Alfieri, Gioacchino Rossini, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Lorenzo Bartolini, Pier Antonio Micheli, Bartolomeo Cristofori, and Giovanni Gentile. For this reason it also known as the Temple of the Italian Glories (Tempio dell'Itale Glorie). In front of the Basilica there is famous marble statue made by Enrico Pazzi decidated to Dante Alighieri, and formerly places in the middle of the piazza.
Small electric buses (ATAF lines) C1, C2, C3,
bus 23 and night bus services Nottetempo operate in the city centre and will get you close to the Church.
Tickets can be purchased at many newsstands and tobacco sellers (usually “Tabacchi” in Italy display a sign with a big white “T” on a dark blue or black background) around the city.
In addition you can get them when you board the bus, asking the bus driver for a “biglietto”: in this case you will need exact change.
If you have a mobile phone you can also buy a ticket by sending a text message with the word “Ataf” to the numb(phone number hidden) (the cost is €1,20 + Phone Company prices) ; within a few seconds you will receive the answer with a code to show the bus inspector if requested.
South Florence (Firenze Sud) Motorway exit is the nearest to Santa Croce. See the itinerary on (website hidden) Maps.
If you intend to travel by car, keep in mind that Florence city centre is a restricted area (ZTL).
For detailed information, please check Zona a Traffico Limitato (Limited Traffic Area): Santa Croce Complex is located inside “B” section on the map.
To drive the car through this part of the city you have to ask the Municipal Police for a special permission.
Florence has a website devoted to parking in the city.
Click on “Parcheggi” to see the list of parking lots: parcheggio Beccaria and parcheggio S. Ambrogio are close to Santa Croce.
Another useful page is Parking in Florence.
Taxis can either be hailed on the street or from designated taxi ranks or be booked in advance by calling one of the following phone numbers:
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Other Things to Note
IMPORTANT: From 1 October 2014 the City of Florence has established the "tourist tax", 2€ per person per night for a maximum of 7 consecutive nights. It's applied to non residents overnight stays in the city of Florence (resolution No 50/2014).
On request, We have available a garage at 15€ per day. It's 4 km far from the apartment. If you are interested, please contact me for more info about this service.
• Take care of the house you have rented as if it were yours: keep it clean and tidy, not to annoy the neighbors with your behavior or noises. Please, keep your voices down aft(phone number hidden).
• Throughout your stay to their rented you are responsible for damages that may occur (unless they are not a result of normal wear and tear) and the risks associated with Your presence (fire, flood, etc.).
• The day of departure you must check out the apartment before 11.00 am to allow adequate cleaning of the premises, you can leave your bags with us agreeing on a time to catch up.
• During the period of stay, in any case, has allowed the housing to people exceeding the number set in the reservation and no substitutions are allowed if not agreed with the owners.
• Access to the property is permitted exclusively of tenants booked, they are not required to open the gate to allow access to different people. Evitate the embarrassment of having to meet strangers on the property-
• The heating system is autonomous and running from November 15 to April 1, according to standard DPR 412/93 and its maximum daily working time is 8 hours. The temperature in the interior should not exceed 20 ° C.
• The house is delivered clean, tidy and in good condition, the customer must keep cleaning, carefully putting the trash in the appropriate containers according to the instructions for recycling
• No smoking in the house.
• Throw into toilet only with toilet paper, any other objects may damage the lifting station causing severe discomfort.
• At the start is required to leave the apartment tidy, folding all the dirty laundry and leave the fridge clean. Do not forget to empty the cabinets, to take personal belongings and leave the house keys.
Niccolò is very responsive and helpful. We were given detailed and clear instruction on how to get to the destination. We were also briefed with all the nice places to go and dine in town. Zà-Zà indeed does yummy food with good price! We can almost come with no plans because Niccolò gave us so much useful information!
The place is decent, spacious and well-equipped. The picture gives you exactly what you get on arrival. It makes you feel like home with all the easily accessible amenities and traditional layout. Also, the location is convenient that you can basically walk around the city to enjoy a light-hearted Florence.
I had a very comfortable stay at Niccolo's place. It's located ideally for sightseeing and being on a quiet street is a plus. The apartment was very clean and as described. Niccolo is a very thorough and helpful host.
Niccolo was a great host! Always quick to respond to any queries and very friendly.
Upon check in he gave us loads of recommendations, plus a bottle of red wine :-) Upon check out he helped us with a taxi reservation to get back to the airport.
The flat was very clean and bright and central as advertised.
It was spacious for 2 people and we even made arrangements for a third person to stay with us and it worked out fine.
Maybe the shower space was a bit small.
All in all, staying in this flat added to the great experience we had in Florence. I definitely recommend Niccolo and his flat!
Niccolo welcomed us to the apartment and provided a welcome bottle of wine. He was quite generous in providing information on places to eat, which buses to ride, sights to see, and other information such as tours. The apartment is as described and was spacious and comfortable for our long stay. The apartment is in a quiet location that is convenient to many of the usual Florence sights. Niccolo made it clear that he was available for additional information and communication during our stay, if we needed, and made sure there was a contact when he was going to be away for a few days.
Niccolo's flat was just a pictured - well located, open, airy, clean and quite comfortable! It was the perfect place for us to come back to after long days of walking about exploring the city. Niccolo was also a great host - we got a great explanation of places to go and recommendations for places to eat, and he was super responsive and helpful when we needed assistance making reservations for dining and travel. We'd love to go back someday and stay at the flat again!
Eu e minha esposa ficamos 2 dias no apartamento do Niccolò e foi uma ótima experiência. Tudo foi perfeito. Apesar de não ter elevador, o apartamento fica no 1º andar então são poucos degraus, tem um ótimo espaço físico, cama confortável, cozinha com utensílios, máquina de lavar, banheiro pequeno mas bom, a localização é fantástica (bem ao lado da Piazza di Santa Croce e próximo a pontos de táxi, ônibus, mercados). Niccolò foi muito gentil e ao nos receber deixou uma lista com dicas sobre restaurantes, pontos turísticos, telefones úteis em caso de emergência, além de um telefone móvel caso fosse preciso contatá-(website hidden) certeza voltaríamos a nos hospedar aqui em uma próxima oportunidade.
Marcelo e Michele
My wife and I stayed two days in the Niccolò's apartment and it was a great experience. Everything was perfect. Although no lift, the apartment is on the 1st floor so few steps, has a great physical space, comfortable bed, kitchen with appliances, washing machine, small but nice bathroom, the location is fantastic (right next to the Piazza di Santa Croce and close to taxi, bus, markets). Niccolò was very kind and let's get a list of tips on restaurants, attractions, useful phone numbers in case of emergency, and a mobile phone if need be contact you.
Certainly we would go back to stay in here in the next opportunity.
We recommend 100%.
Marcelo and Michele
Staying at Niccolós place was really great: it's very cosy and clean, right next to Santa Croce - where we found great bars and caffès and it provides everything you need and even more - and: a really nice and helpful host! Niccolò equipped us with a list of good restaurants, tipps where to go and what to see and even a bottle of wine - which was delicious (thanks a lot Niccoló!).
I'd highly recommend statying at his appartement - we'd stay there again!
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About the Host, Niccolò
Hello! I'm a journalist-writer with heart-warming hospitality. Our apartments are nice, clean and in the city centre. My partner is taiwanese and We can help you in italian, english, spanish and chinese. See you!
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