About This Listing
Cozy apartment located in a residential neighborhood, walking distance from the main attractions.
My apartment (where I live) is very close to the city center in the neighborhood of Beccaria Square. It' s a safe, peaceful residential neighborhood with excellent access to the center.
I have available two bedrooms for my guests very comfortable like my pics.
The apartment includes kitchen that looks out a nice garden, very still, dining room, 3 bedrooms, 1 (new) shared bathroom with a shower.
Towels and sheets are provided and HD TV are also included. FREE wifi connection for my guests.
The apartment is easly to reach by car getting the highway (exit: South Florence) following the direction “city center”, by bus from the central station (Santa Maria Novella) getting the bus n. 14 (Girone direction) and from Campo di Marte station, walking in about 10/15 minutes.
Peretola airport is 20-25 minutes away by car. You can get a taxi for about € 15/20 euro and maybe much more.. You can usually find a shuttle service for € 4,50 per person.
The apartment is located in a strategic position very close to Gioberti street, well known who likes to do shopping. Restaurants, markets, retail stores, laundry mats, banks and ATM services, post office etc..within 5/10 minute walking distance.
15 minutes walking to the Santa Croce Square. Public transportation goes to downtown, museums, major attractions. The bus stop is 2 minutes walking distance from my home.
I will be happy to make available my pleasing home and provide you all information you need to enjoy your stay.
I look forward to meeting you!!!
Free use of kitchen but don't use of the stove.
Available for my guests:
- elettric kettle
Free access, anytime, to the common area (living room and kitchen)
Interaction with Guests
Privacy will be guaranteed.
I can provide you the following FREE services:
- a map of Florence
- a list of activities per each month (what you can do and what you can see in Florence)
- We can help you if you want to make reservations for the museums or if you want to get a tour (Ciao Florence tours and travels)
- We can provide you a list of local restaurants and ice cream shops and much more if you want to taste the real italian food.
My neighborhood offers any kind of shops, stores, bakeries, local restaurants, pubs, ATM.
Home Sweet Home is well connected by bus from/to the central train station. Walking distance to the main attractions.
From Florence airport to SMN central train station.
The "Vola in bus" shuttles depart from the airport -arrivals side- every half hour (from 6am to 11.30 pm for the SMN train station. The journey takes approximately 25 minutes. Tickets (€ 4.50) can be purchased on board.
Parking in the city
Outside the ZTL (limited traffic zone) the rest of the city is divided into controlled parking zones ZCS where non residents may park for a fee only within the blue markings. Parking meters are conveniently located throughout these areas. Special "tourist" rates (24hrs and nightly tickets are available at the parkings "Parterre" (Piazza della Libertà), "Oltrarno" (Porta Romana), Beccaria and Fortezza Fiera. For information: (website hidden)
Rent a bike
The rental service "Mille e una bici", run by "Firenze Parcheggi", allows to hire, at very convenient prices, about 200 bikes in four different places of the city:
- Piazza Stazione (Stazione FS SMN)
- Piazza Santa Croce
- Piazza Annigoni (ex Piazza Ghiberti)
- Stazione FS Campo di Marte
It's possible to hire a bike in one place and leave it in one of the other three spots.
At Santa Maria Novella train station Platform 16
Other Things to Note
From the 1st of October 2014 all tourists (who is not resident in Florence) have to pay the city tax (this is a municipal tax). All details will be provided by email.
Please take care of the apartment as if it were your own. Please keep the common area (living room and bathroom) reasonable clean. Please help me on saving energy by turning off all utilities after using so I can mantain a lower proce for my guests. Please don't touche/reset anything.
Please don't smoke.
For Self-service Check out: please turn off all utilities and leave the keys on the table in your room.
Silvia was a great host! Her directions were clear and we managed to get to her house quickly and without any trouble. The room she provided for us was comfortable and the bathroom was always clean. She gave us valuable information about Florence and the maps she provided were of great help. It was our first Airbnb experience and it was a pleasant one.
I had a wonderful & very comfortable stay in Florence at Silvia's house. The check-in was smooth & very flexible as I arrived 2hours before I was expected. Silvia gave me a great & detailed introduction to my stay in her apartment & to my visit to Florence. I was able to enjoy the city & really relax in Silvia's house. This is not a busy city area, but with Italian late dining hours & the apartment being on the ground floor, some guests may find the noise of the cars/people disturbing. I enjoyed the very comfy bed & the convenience of the neighbourhood (2min walk to supermarket; 10min walk along the river to Ponte Vecchio). Please try the best gelato at the shop across the river at the S.Trinita bridge, and just down the road, the best pizza at Gusta Pizza on the corner of Via Maggio at Piazza S.Spirito.
Очень симпатичная хозяйка. Дала подробную информацию обо всех достопримечательностях, магазинах, кафешках. Очень отзывчивая и гостеприимная. Можно было пользоваться кухней. Квартира в шаговой доступности от основных достопримечательностей. Правда комната немного темновата, так как окно высоко расположено и стены выкрашены темной краской и прокурена. Для некурящих это проблематично. А так очень неплохой вариант посмотреть Флоренцию.
Bon accueil de silvia. Proximité de tous commerces et arrêts de bus. A pied, compter 30 mn du Bargello ou du ponte vecchio en suivant l'Arno.
Silvia is a nice host who is friendly, patient and helpful. She introduces to me how to enjoy the city and helps me solve all my problems such as charging the phone etc. The room is pretty, clean and comfortable, and it is easy to get to the city center and train station from her house.
La casa de silvia es tal cual las fotos. La ubicación es muy conveniente para ir a los lugares turísticos de florencia. Silvia nos dio toda la información necesaria para ubicarnos y para saber las atracciones que había. La casa no cuenta con horno y para cocinar solo cuentas con microondas. Recomendamos a silvia para su estadía en Florencia!
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About the Host, Silvia
My name is Silvia. I'm 40 years old and I was born and grew up in Florence.
I really love traveling, meeting new and interesting people.
I have many hobbies and in general I'm very curious about what's around me.
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