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Discover Florence in a quiet apartment with a gorgeous view, air conditioning

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, living room, bathroom with shower, full kitchen, terrace with view.

The apartment Montebello is located on the fifth floor with lift until the fourth floor than there are 2o steps to reach the apartment. It consists of a large living room, one double room, one single room, a spacious bathroom with shower and a fully furnished kitchen. TV, WiFI, air conditioning, dish washer and washing machine are provided.

Few steps leads you to beautiful terrace from where you can admire a gorgeous view of 360° on the city and hills around Florence.

Apartment “Montebello” is located in the hearth of Florence and it is located one of the most silent and peaceful city-centre streets, Via Montebello. The apartment's neighborhood was called “Ognissanti” thanks to the presence of the florentine-baroque Church “Ognissanti”. From 1865 to 1871 Florence was the capital of the recently enstablished Kingdom of Italy, so that many palaces in the Ognissanti neighborhood (including that of Montebello Apartment) were built in order to host the members of the Government and their families. The area is plenty of typical italian craftsmen's bottegas, medieval churches, osterias, trattorias and outstanding italian restaurants. The famous Lungarni are just around the corner and the Duomo is just a five minutes walk from Montebello Apartment, Palazzo Vecchio – 10 minutes, Ponte Vecchio – 7 minutes, Palazzo Pitti – 15 minutes and the Uffizzi Museum – 8 minutes, Santa Maria Novella station- 5 minutes.

Just next to the apartment's palace is situated the bus stop of the Florence Site-seeing red buses and others. Nearby the Montebello street there are two supermarkets, some bakeries and delicious pastry shops.

More Details

About Us

Lucia Cecioni
Lucia Apartments
Lungarno Vespucci,68, Florence
50123 Florence
VAT Reg NoIT06605760484

Owner
Ms. Lucia
Member since: 2001
Speaks English, French, Russian, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 July, 2017

About Ms. Lucia

Hello! My name is Lucia and I am the owner of the apartment La Casina. I also run other apartments in Florence and I am happy to do my best to offer a selection of great apartments to my guests to make the is stay unforgettable !!!

Ms. Lucia purchased this apartment in 2010

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Santa Maria Novella in Centro Storico (Quartiere 1)

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There is one bathroom with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Double room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Single room - 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • There are two bedrooms, one double and one single. The double rooms has one king size bed and ion the single room there is one single bed, we can add a single pull out bed.
Entertainment:
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Reviews

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Discover Florence in a quiet apartment with a gorgeous view, air conditioning
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 60 reviews
5

A fantastic,perfect and clean property a terrace with a view enchanting

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property it has loads of character, space and charm. The apartment felt safe and was in a safe feeling district. The terrace has amazing views of the Duomo and over the city of Florence, breathtaking something to see in every direction. We were greeted on arrival by the hosts son a lovely charming and helpful young man who gave us useful information on places to eat, where to buy groceries, places to visit and great information on places he thought were good to go to, like the best ice cream place and he was right.

A property we will be returning to and recommending to friends who want to visit this beautiful city.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our family stay in Florence

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed everything about this well kept, bright apartment - close walking proximity to all major sights even though the location is in a quieter area and street, terrace with sweeping views of the city, gracious welcome by owner, full kitchen for breakfast meals we prepared every morning, comfortable sleeping arrangements, and all working amenities. Highly recommend and hope to return to this lovely city soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you! I am very happy you had a good time! Lucia
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5

Loved it. Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

I don't know what to say that hasn't already been said in the other reviews. We loved this apartment and would gladly stay here again the next time we come to Florence.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! You made me very happy! Lucia
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5

Charming apartment in the heart of Florence

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for our four night stay in Florence! Wish we would have had more time to enjoy the lovely balcony. Perfect spot for coffee in the morning and a glass of wine in the evening.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ciao Andrea! Thank you for your kind words! Hope to see you again! Lucia
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5

Simply the best

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is perfectly situated and beautiful inside. Modern kitchen and bathroom and air con throughout. Super comfy beds, and pristine clean. I simply cannot recommend it enough. The best bit is the terrace and particularly the morning views with the swallows singing. Quite simply a gem, and if I'm fortunate to go to Florence again, it's exactly where I'll stay!! Thank you Lucia.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, I am very happy you had a good time and i hope to welcome you again in Florence! Lucia
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Exceeded Our Expectations

  • 5 of 5

Based on the pictures and reviews on HomeAway, we expected this to be a very nice apartment. We were pleasantly surprised to find that it exceeded our expectations. The location is exactly what we were looking for - quiet street but close to everything we wanted to see. The apartment itself is very well laid out, and the bathroom and kitchen are very modern. We spent every late afternoon up on the terrace - it is amazing. My friends at home can't believe my pictures taken from it. Lucia is a gracious and helpful hostess.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words...I am happy you had a good stay here in Florence! Lucia
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Location

Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Amerigo Vespucci - Firenze Peretola
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Borgognissanti
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Ugolino
Nearest Train
300 Metres
Santa Maria Novella Station
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Firenze A1 or A11
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Via Montebello, Borgognissanti, Via Il Prato
Nearest Ski
86 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Viareggio- Lucca
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the neighborhood of Santa Maria Novella, the one where the central train station is. You can have some rest from the trip sitting in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, then visit the basilica and walk a bit along the characteristic streets nearby. If you walk up to via della Scala take a look to the historical pharmacy, the oldest in Europe. The Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella is not an ordinary pharmacy: enter here will be like entering a museum.

If you like walking around you should visit the maghificence of the Ognissanti Church, at only two minutes form the apartment.

You can see the Last Supper made by Domenico Ghirlandaio and the Crucifix by Giotto. Many handcrafts shops, restaurants, typical trattorias offers you a big opportunity to choose what you like more.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Santa Maria Novella, Florence

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring/summer/Autumn
25 Feb 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£364
for 3 nights
From
£121
£848
 
 
Winter
6 Nov 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£337
for 3 nights
From
£112
£673
 
 
Christmas time
2 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£364
for 3 nights
From
£121
£848
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£364
for 3 nights
From
£121
£848
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £1.35 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Arrival time is usually from 17:00 to 19:00 or in according with me and you. Check-out time should be not later than 10:00 in the morning.
To avoid long queues I can provide for tickets museum reservation for Uffizzi, Accademia and PItti Palace (for free).
WIFi is available and free. If you like to come by car there are two garage nearby.
My cell phone is on h24 for any emergency of help you need.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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