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1 Bedroom
2 Beds

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Situated in the heart of the historical centre of Florence, a few steps away from the major attractions, monuments and restaurants. Located in a 15th century courtyard, where you can enjoy a spectacular view of the Dome. We are waiting for you!

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Cleaning Fee: $27
Weekly discount: 15%
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

The apartment of about 37 sqm is situated in a peaceful and quiet 15th century courtyard in the historical centre. It can accommodate up to 2 people.

Due to its stunning location in an historical courtyard, you can enjoy a superb view of the Dome away form the street noise, and a peaceful sleep. In addition, the accommodation comprises the use of part of the courtyard, with tables and chairs, perfect for breakfast, a small break in the sun or enjoying some rest after a long sightseeing day.

The apartment is few steps away from the major historical attractions: Duomo Square (literally less than 2 minutes walking!), Galleria degli Uffizi, Accademia delle Belle Arti, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, etc.

The apartment consists of:

- Bedroom with double bed
- Living room with sofa bed double
- Fully equipped kitchen (fridge, microwave, etc.)
- Bathroom (towels, hairdryer, soap, bath gel will be provided)
- Heating and air conditioning (included in the price for reservations up to 1 month)
- Private area in the garden, with table and chairs
- Laundry room (washing machine and dryer are located outside the apartment).

The apartment is 10 minutes walking distance from the Central Train Station. It is surrounded by traditional restaurants and the best pizzerias in town. Facilities few minutes away include: supermarkets, bus stops, markets, a bike rental service and an hospital. Also, we provide guests at their arrival with a map with our personal suggestions on the best and low prices places in town.

For groups up to 7 people, there is the option to rent this apartment together with the other two next door:

Guest Access

The accommodation offers all the facilities and comforts to make sure that you enjoy your stay and feel like home.

Services offered by the apartment include:
- Cot and highchair (available on request)
- Internet Wi-fi
- Sheets and towels
- Hair dryer
- Iron and ironing board
- Laundry room (washing machine and dryer are located outside the apartment)
- Private area in the garden, with table and chairs
- Miniguide of the city with our suggestions
- Heating (included in the price for reservations up to 1 month)

The apartment will be fully yours, no one else will have access to it, so you are free to enjoy your privacy and tranquility. The same works for your area in the courtyard, which will offers you a peaceful place to rest outdoor and enjoy a meal in the sun.

Interaction with Guests

A warm welcome awaits you upon arrival. We like knowing our guests in person, showing their accommodation and its facilities and we are willing to help out with everything they might need.

As our house is located in the same building, we are very closed in case of need or just to enjoy a good conversation and a glass of wine.

The Neighborhood

The apartment is located in the heart of the historic centre, a living-archive of Italian culture that earned Florence's nomination as a very fist Italian UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Symbol of the Renaissance, the historic centre offers at a walking distance all the major attractions. Walking through its narrow streets you will find: Duomo Square, Galleria degli Uffizi, Accademia delle Belle Arti, Ponte Vecchio and Boboli gardens, among the others.

Apart from its small artisan workshops and buildings remained unchanged since the middle ages, the centre of Florence also offers good restaurants, theatres, music, and all the entertainments to enjoy an unforgettable holiday.

Getting Around

Thanks to its small size, the historic centre of Florence can be visited walking, so you do not need to use public transports. Anyway, a bus stop is located on the same street, in front of the apartment.

In case you want to visit in the surroundings of the city (Siena, Arezzo, Pisa, Cinque Terre, etc.) you can get to the Central Train Station, that is also the Bus station (long distance/airport shuttles), at a 10 minutes walking distance.

How to get to the apartment from the airport (Pisa or Florence):
A shuttle service is provided from the airport to the Central Train Station (two companies operates: Terravision and Autostradale). From here, we suggest to walk to the apartment (10-12 minutes) or to get a taxi (around 12 euros) in case you are travelling with heavy luggages.

In case you are getting to Florence by car, please consider that the centre has a Restricted Traffic Zone.
If you want to access the center by car, you should park in a private car park (apart from parking in the centre without the need of a special permission, the service offered by theses car parks consists in claiming and paying on your name, the fine you would get by entering the RTZ).
This service costs about 15 euros and gives the right to park for 3 hours, which will give you enough time to unload the luggages and settle in the apartment.
The prices of parking for the whole day are about 25 euros. Outside of the RTZ, you can easily find free parking on the streets.

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House Rules

Turist tax included in the price.
- Heating and air conditioning (included in the price for reservations up to 1 month)
We like to treat our guests like old friends and just expect them to behave as such. Enjoy your stay and feel at home.

Unfortunately we do not accept pets.

Smoking is permitted in the apartment. However, we prefer our guests to smoke outside in the courtyard to keep the house without unpleasant odors.

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Florence, Italy
Member since January 2011


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