About This Listing
Book your stay in Florence at the B&B FLO! You will feel like at home but with all the comforts of a 5-star hotel. My parents and I are thrilled to welcome you and give you all the information you need to know about what to do in Florence!
B&B FLO is a small family run bed and breakfast, run by Barbara (local guide in Florence and Tuscany) and her parents. Recently refurbished, it is fully equipped with every comfort, such as kitchen use, free car parking area, wi-fi, a/c and breakfast self service. It is located on the fourth floor of a building of the '70s, five minutes walk from the station of Firenze Rifredi and by several bus lines that connect you to the old town in a few minutes (2,20,28). We have three spacious rooms (Silver, Gold, Platinum), all with en-suite bathroom,minibar and towels, available for individual, couple or families. It is possible to add a third bed for adult or child with a small extra fee. Daily cleaning of the room is provide, towels are changed every 3 days, while bed linen every 5 days.
The large terrace facing north, it is always ventilated and equipped with tables and chairs for smoking and chilling-out, washbasin for the laundry and drying rack.
The kitchen is large and is provide of everything for cooking (extra charge of € 5 per day). Breakfast is included in price, in italian style but self service with no time restrictions. On request you can ask for gluten-free foods.Wide bookcase with a wide range of guidebooks.
Especially convenient for those who reach Florence by car and want to avoid fines or parking charges. From Rifredi station you can visit other Tuscan cities such as Pisa, Siena, Lucca and Cinque Terre by train.
Free access to communal spaces such as kitchen and terrace. Guests are provided by room and front door keys so there is no curfew.
Interaction with Guests
My father or me are always available, in the morning while check in and cleaning time otherwise you can contact us though mobile, email or what's up.
Rifredi is one of Florence most peaceful district, close to any kind of shops and public service. The B&B FLO is located in very quiet street, not exposed to traffic or trains noises. Just few steps from the b&b you can find restaurants, pizzeria, Tobacco shops, beauty salons, hairdressers etc . Nearby there is the lively Piazza Dalmazia, full of shops and local market.
Its fortunate location allows you to reach the place in about 10 minutes by car from the airport or higway. By car, from the b&b you can reach easily the famous Ville of Medici falily of Petraia, Castello and Corsini.
In the district, there is also the workshop of the famous Officina Profumo - Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, where you can buy essences and perfumes and visit the museum attached to discover the ancient methods of production of essences.
Parking is free of charge even for those who are not resident. Street cleaning is performed on the 4° Saturday of the month. 100 meters from the b&b there are bus stops of n. 20, 2, 28 connecting Rifredi with Piazza San Marco and Santa Maria Novella Square.
Other Things to Note
City tax of €2,50 is not included in the price.
Barbara has been working as tour guide in Florence for many years collaborating with agencies to provide museums tours, walking- bike - segway tours. She organizes private tours in English, Spanish and Portugues at affordable prices for the guests of the b&b or she can book excursions and tours with the best agencies.
Avoid loud noises and heels between 23:00 and 7:00 am.
Although we love animals, pets are not allowed as guests.
One coffee a day included in the breakfast, the other coffee € 1.
Inform us about your arrival time at least a day before.
We veryu h enjoyed our stay. It had very clean and comfortable rooms. They were Well appointed and convenient to the train and business district.
房間相當乾淨，漂亮，甚至比照片上看到旳還棒。廚房也是非常乾淨漂亮，房東為我們準備了許多種類的早餐，冰箱裡還有火腿起司牛奶果汁，每天還可以喝一杯膠囊咖啡。有電梯，有陽台，可以坐在陽台上晒晒太陽，或者洗好衣服後曬在陽台上。每天都會為我們整理房間，感覺就像飯店式的管理。地理位置雖然不是在S.M.N車站，而是北邊的一個小站，但從小站走到B&B很近。從小站到 S.M.N. 的交通也很方便。此外，接待我們的是房東的爸爸，是一位熱情又有耐心的好爸爸。雖然我們彼此語言不通，他會使用Google翻譯為我們介紹關於民宿的一切，真的是很棒的一次住宿體驗！
Barbara's kind Father made us feel very welcome to their apartment. He explained everything, how to use the kitchen for breakfast, the locks and that parking was free and easy outside the block.
Barbara has written laminated guides to help navigate Florence and find your way easily in and out of town. Thank you for having us!
It was easy locating Barbara's apt (tks to her instructions) n helpful that she was downstairs to greet us when we arrived. The apt was recently refurbished and it was v new n clean. It was a great pleasure n v comfortable resting at the apt every evening. Barbara gave useful tips on what to do during our 4-nite stay n we were impressed that she runs her BnB v professionally. The apt is located 5 mins from Firenze Rifredi station which is just a short 5-min train ride from the hub of activity in Florence centre.
Barbara was so nice, she give me lots of useful information about the city. The room was really clean and cozy, I enjoy every minute staying here.
Barbara met me at the train station and helped me out when someone tried to take money off me because they carried my luggage up the stairs. The apartment was only five minutes from the station and Barbara brought me to the apartment. She explained to me the centre of Florence, where the main attractions were and where the good places were to eat out. The apartment was kept very clean. I would be happy to stay there again.
Barbara was most welcoming and was very informative before and during our stay. Being a tour guide, she had so much knowledge on places to go and see. Barbara's parents, Felice and Stephanie made us feel very much at home. The house is immaculate, with every thing that you need. It is close to the train station, with one stop into Central and many other amenities. We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to others
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About the Host, Barbara
Florentine blood 100% but a world citizen. Graduated in Tourism&Business in Florence, I studied also in England, Germany and Chile to improve my language skills and get in touch with different cultures. I have been working for 7 years in tourism as tour leader and local guide in Florence. Three years ago I discovered Airbnb and open my home to travelers and my lovely parents help me in managing it! My hobbies? photography, hiking, travelling and painting :)
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