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HISTORIC CENTRE - Palazzo Fontana di Cravanzana, Pedestrian Centre Turin - WiFi

Bedrooms 1
Space 269 sq. ft.
Property type apartment


About the property

FREE WI-FI. Studio Apartment in the Pedestrian Centre of Turin.

FREE WI-FI. The Studio is on the top, 4th floor of an historical building of the 18th century. The apartment itself is on the courtyard side of the building so is tranquil and not disturbed by the street below. Being a Studio it consists of 1 room with a corner dedicated to an enclosed kitchen, bathroom and a low loft with double bed.

A little bit of history: The building in which the apartment is situated dates back to the 18th century. Design attributed to architect Gian Giacomo Plantery. Built in the first half of the 18th century by the Marquis of Fontana di Cravanzana, from a bourgeois family of Mondovì ennobled by Duke Vittorio Amedeo II in 1722. Construction work on this building, as on the Barnabiti project, in the same block beside the church of San Dalmazzo, adhered strictly to rules laid down by Plantery himself in the edict issued on June 26 1736 for the rebuiliding of Dora Grossa Street (now Via Garibaldi). The project was intented to change the Romanesque - medieval cityscape radically: facades were to be uniform in each block and all the buildings in the street equal in hight. Here the facade consists of a colossal order of pilasters with windows set in the projecting cornice. The atrium is particularly fine: the vault with lunettes and beautiful stucco decoration transforms a rectangular space into an octagon. In contrast to buildings grander in style the staircase rises beyond the first floor piano nobile, since the upper floors were to be leased.

Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Italian, Afrikaans
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 September, 2017


I was born is South Africa and left the country at the age of 21 on a European adventure and ended up staying in Turin.

GINA DEL MISTRO purchased this apartment in 2014

Why GINA DEL MISTRO chose Turin

Why this property.... my father is a Property Broker and Developer and always said the best investment is property in the best area! It does not matter how big or small, it must be in the best area and Via Garibaldi together with Via Lagrange are the two pedestrain streets in the centre of Turin and to me via Garibaldi was my favourite street when I first arrived in Turin in 1990 and still is.

What makes this apartment unique

As you exit the buiding you are in the middle of a beautiful paved street scattered with cafes and shops and close to many of the best museums and most beautiful squares of Turin. From the landing that leads to the Studio there are views of the Mole Antonelliana, the Duomo of Turin, The Church of San Dalmazzo and the further away hillside.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Centro in Turin

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 269 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Is up a staircase in a low loft
  • Books
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced


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HISTORIC CENTRE - Palazzo Fontana di Cravanzana, Pedestrian Centre Turin - WiFi
average rating of 4.806452 based on 31 reviews
Poinciana, Florida

Historic Location

  • 5 of 5

Met Gina at appointed time outside the building and from that moment we knew we had chosen the best apartment - the location could not be any better - historic Torino within an easy walk to many places.

The apartment is perfect for two people and has elevator access and air conditioning. The aircon was important this week as it had to be the hottest temperatures in Torino in years.

Gina showed us all we needed to know about the apartment - cannot say enough about how much we liked this place.

Since this was our first visit to the city, we took advantage of the 3 day Torino Card for museums as well as a 3 day transportation pass and the Tourist Service Pass - these are great bargains when combined. The Torino Tourism Office is a short distance away and their staff arranged everything.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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  • 4 of 5

Pequeño pero muy confortable departamento en una ubicación excelente que permite estar cerca de todo. Gina, su dueña, es extraordinariamente servicial y piensa hasta en los pequeños detalles para que el visitante disfrute la estadía. La ropa blanca (sabanas, toallas) es de muy buena calidad y la kitchinette tiene todo lo que se precisa. El flat está muy bien cuidado y esta impecablemente limpio. Gracias Gina.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely apartment in the center of Turin.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very nice and comfortable and is located in a very central street, you can walk almost everywhere.

Gina is very nice and their hospitality was fantastic.

Turin is a beautiful city.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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  • 5 of 5

una minuscola casetta sui tetti di torino! piccola ma ottimamente attrezzata, calda e comoda, ma soprattutto centralissima, a due passi da tutto.

un'ottima esperienza già dal primo contatto con la gentile proprietaria. da consigliare per scoprire la bellissima Torino, con un nido a cui tornare.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The place is exactly as described and the pictures are fully reliable. Great location just right in the city center. No need to take any public transportation since everything is at walking distance from the apartment. Gina is a fantastic host. Reliable, on time, flexible and with a great personality.

Last but not least, the place has a very nice smell and a great view.

Thank you Gina, it was a great honor to be at your place. Hope to be back soon!


  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Splendida location

  • 5 of 5

Appartamento delizioso inserito in un bel contesto.

Abbiamo apprezzato la cura con cui è stato arredato. È dotato di ogni comfort.

La location è perfetta per spostarsi con grande facilità nel centro di Torino.

La stazione di Porta Susa si raggiunge con una piacevole passeggiata di 10 minuti.

Un ringraziamento particolare a Gina, molto gentile e sempre disponibile.

Consigliamo vivamente questo appartamento a chi apprezza la bellezza e la funzionalità.

Torneremo sicuramente.

Loredana e Filippo

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
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Nearest Airport
16 Kilometres
Turin Airport
Nearest Barpub
Next door
Nearest Ferry
190 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Circolo Golf La Mandria
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Porta Susa
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Tangenziale Nord
Nearest Restaurant
There are many restaurants in the vicinity
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
Savona Province: Bergeggi, Albissola
Car: not necessary

The apartmet is located In the heart of historical Turin. There are several very interesting museums, including the Egyptian Museum, second largest in the world after the museum in Cairo.The cinema museum inside the Mole Antonelliana, designed by Antonelli and landmark of Turin. There is a beautiful Medieval Castle in the nearby Valentino Park. Just down the road to the end of via Garibaldi you arrive in Castello Square where you will find the Royal Palace, Royal Armoury, Royal Library, Madama Palace and the Duomo of Turin. Nearby is the Risorgimento Palace and many other stunning historical buildings.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Centro, Turin area

Rental Basis:
per property
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1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £22.13

Please contact the owner for special rates
For stays longer than 1 week please consider 25€ per week for cleaning and change of bed linnen and towels.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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