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Ginori Apartment - Luxury property in the heart of Florence

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 6

This charming apartment is located on Via dei Ginori, in the historic centre of Florence, in a 15th century building which belonged to the Ginori family, a noble Florentine dynasty. 

If you wish to live in a historical and classic Florentine house with all modern amenities, this is an unique opportunity: wooden ceiling beams, Florentine “cotto” (terracotta) floors, “pietra serena” stone doorposts, a 15th century frescoed frieze in the master bedroom and a noble stone emblem in the living room where there is also a wonderful fireplace. 

This apartment is located on the 2nd and top floor (without a lift) and is composed of a living room (with two sofas that can be set up as two single beds), a kitchenette, a bedroom with a King bed (180 x 200 cm, it can be split and set up as two single beds) and an en suite bathroom with a jacuzzi tub, a bedroom with two single beds and an en suite bathroom with a shower, and an half bath off the living room. Finally there is also a small terrace with plants and flowers.

The property overlooks large and sunny courtyards.

The size of the apartment is about 120 square meters (1300 square feet).

The apartment includes air-conditioning and heating system, fully equipped kitchenette, free WiFi Internet connection, 3 satellite TVs, telephone (local and incoming calls only), CD and DVD player, a washing machine, a clothes dryer, iron and board, 2 hairdryers and a safe.

You will be able to enjoy a little music and video library and to consult many art and guide books about Florence and Tuscany during your stay.

The property is provided with top quality features like Frette linens and towels, Simmons mattresses, DaunenStep duvets (in winter), a just renovated silent Teuco whirlpool tub, Dr Vranjes home fragrances, Nespresso coffee machine.

We’re proud to have been reviewed by “The Times”, on November 26th 2011, as one of the 20 best apartments in Europe.

'Twenty best winter apartments in Europe'

“For a glimpse of traditional Florentine life and decor, book a stay in the Ginori apartment, which has retained its wooden beams, “cotto” (terracotta) floors and a 15th-century frescoed frieze in the bedroom. Centrally located, with all the big draws just a short walk away, the apartment also has a small terrace for post-sightseeing apéritifs and a luxury whirlpool bath to soothe aching feet.”

Minimum stay: 4 to 6 nights depending on the season.

The rates include: all the utilities consumptions (water, gas and electricity), WiFi Internet connection, linens, towels, final cleaning and all taxes including Florence Tourist Tax.

Only one set of keys is provided.

Account is required to confirm your reservation.

Balance must be paid by credit card 30 days prior to check-in.

Cancellations will not receive a refund.

Security deposit of 300 € is required. This amount will be refunded in full upon check-out if there’re no damages.

The photocopies of yours passports are required at check-in.

Check-in and check-out time: unless otherwise stated, the earliest check-in time is 14:00 (2:00 p.m.) and the latest check-out time is 10:00 a.m. However, if possible, you may check in and check out at the time which is more convenient to you, just ask us.

To check in after 20:00 (8:00 p.m.) or check out before 07:30 a.m., you will be asked to pay 30 € extra.

Website: For conditions, detailed prices and more informations, please, visit our website below!

More Details

Owner
Rita
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

This apartment was the perfect final stop during our trip to Italy. It was finished with beautiful artwork, and lovely amenities were everywhere! Our group of 4 women found it very comfortable and the absolute perfect location for all the must-sees in Florence. It was truly a delightful surprise. Maria and Rita were the best to work with. Thank you for making our visit in Florence even more special. We would love to return!
Oct 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Duomo in Centro Storico (Quartiere 1)

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Master bathroom: jacuzzi tub Second bathroom: shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Living room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , The green and the violet sofas can be set up as beds
  • Master bedroom: King bed, can be split and set up as 2 single beds. Second bedroom: 2 single beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Terrace
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(87 traveller reviews)

Ginori Apartment - Luxury property in the heart of Florence
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 88 reviews
Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
5

Florence at its Best

  • 5 of 5

We are well traveled and luxury hotels are the norm for us. Even with that background, this apartment impressed me more than even the best hotels in New York. A combination of great space, perfect location, and a luxurious décor is just the beginning. There was an element of professionalism that exceeded even my high expectations. Every detail was considered by these owners, yet it is oddly very affordable at the same time. If you double your prices, I’ll still be back. It was truly an experience of a lifetime. I have never had a better experience….anywhere. Brenda, North Carolina, USA

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your review gratifies me so much because, beside my care in the things that can simplify the stay in Florence, I put my personal passion in the décor hoping to exite an emotion in the guest. Thank you very very much for your wonderful feedback, I really hope that you will come back soon!
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5

Great Accomadations & Service

  • 5 of 5

We loved the Ginori apartment. It was a great location in the center of the historic district; well appointed, spacious, cozy and quiet. There was lots of natural light with windows and French doors that open. We particularly enjoyed spending time on the small terrace surrounded with potted flowers & plants which we used frequently after returning home from full days exploring to recalibrate over a glass of wine. It was handy to have a great bakery/restaurant next door and also the option using the Nespresso machine in the apartment. The bathrooms were nicely updated with marble and the beds cozy! It was a nice touch to have some bath products available and kitchen staples as well. We loved the historical feel while enjoying the modern comforts. Rita was a gracious and accommodating host as she responded quickly to questions we had and took care of a couple minor issues that popped up. Rita also arranged a taxi for our very early morning departure to the airport. We felt we were in good hands! We would definitely recommend this apartment to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York City
5

Firenze Find

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect apartment for a family of 4. The master bedroom is a large size and very comfortable. Excellent linens and towels are provided, as well as small soaps and shampoo. For a noisy area in central Florence, the apartment was amazingly quiet at night. The second bedroom was perfect for our teenage kids; they happily shared the room, but each had their own nesting area and ample storage space.

My wife is a chef, and we were thrilled to be able to shop at both the San Lorenzo and Sant Ambrogio markets (somewhat like American farmer's markets) which offer a broad array of top quality fruits and vegetables, as well as amazing salumi and cheeses and breads. (Breads in Florence are not usually salted as Americans are accustomed to, but with some prosciutto and mozzarella or your preferred cheese, they are tasty).

Also great meats and fish.

Yes, the kitchen in the apartment is quite small, but everything works well and is updated. The adjacent dining area is very comfortable and a good gathering spot for meals, games, planning your day spreading out maps, etc. Also, we were fortunate to have ideal spring weather, and we were able to take advantage of the small terrace and enjoy lunch and cocktails there.

In addition, it should be noted that the apartment is well-provisioned with English guide books, art books, and maps.

The apartment also has a modern washer AND DRYER (not usual in Italy), so you can pack light and do a load or two of wash during your stay if inclined.

The location of the apartment is also ideal. It is situated just a block or so from the Duomo, which is such an impressive and imposing site. The San Lorenzo church complex is also around the corner, as is the Mercato Centrale market. The Palazzo Medici Riccardi is right next door and contains the amazing Magi Chapel by Benozzo Gozzoli (which should not be missed). In fact, all of the major sites in Florence are within a 20 minute walk of the apartment. It was a real pleasure not to have to use taxis or buses during our stay.

Tip: La Menagere restaurant/cafe/bistro/flower store is located next to the entrance of the building and is a great place to have a morning coffee and cornetto (croissant) plain or filled with Nutella, chocolate, jam... we found them to be the best in Florence.

Thank you Rita and Maria for making our stay on the Via Ginori a great success.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A wonderful ten days at Rita's lovely apartment.

  • 5 of 5

Rita's property is a gem with a wonderful location. The property is exactly as described. The bathrooms are brand new, modern, and beautiful. The Master bedroom is huge and the beds are all comfortable. My daughter came down with the flu on our last night there and we were fortunate that this apt was available for another three nights. Rita was helpful and accommodating and wonderful to work with. There are great restaurants near by and fantastic a bistro just outside the apartment door that we used quite often for coffee and the best desserts. If you are looking for a quiet apartment this is the one. The windows all overlook courtyards so there is literally no noise. The terrace is adorable and again quiet!

Clean and pretty with everything needed for a wonderful stay. We were there for ten days and would have stayed longer if we could! Rita had a taxi waiting for us upon our departure. First class all the way. Thank you Rita!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best apartment ever!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 couldn't have been happier staying at the Ginori apartment!! Out of five different apartments on our trip this was our very favorite. The pictures looked great online but I was shocked when we arrived because it was better than I could've hoped. The apartment is so big and everywhere you look is beautiful!

The bedrooms are very roomy and a good distance away from each other which was nice after being together so much. Master bedroom and bathroom are huge! After hours of touring we all enjoyed hanging out in the front room because there was such good seating and it was so pretty.

Two and a half bathrooms added to all the roominess as well and was so nice when we had five people trying to get ready at once. Kitchen area is the only small spot but we were only eating in for breakfast (toast, cereal and hot chocolate) and the dining room table is very large. Loved the washer and dryer to catch up on some laundry.

Ginori Apartment is in an incredible location and just a couple minutes walk to the Duomo & Baptistry. Loved walking by the Medici Palace every day and wonderful places to eat all around as well.

Can't say enough about this wonderful apartment and I hope to be back again soon! Ciao!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stewarton, Ayrshire, Scotland
5

Fabulous accommodation - perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Rita was great to deal with. The apartment was wonderful. Furnished beautifully. Every comfort and spotlessly clean. Perfect location. Only a few minutes walk from the Duomo. Restaurants and supermarkets nearby. Short walk to Ponte Vecchio and train station. The perfect area to stay in. Would have no hesitation in recommending this apartment.. First class.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Florence (FLR)
Nearest Train
700 Metres
Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
A1
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the heart of Florence: just next to Palazzo Medici Riccardi, at the corner San Lorenzo Church complex. 

This is an area with a lot of shops, restaurants and grocery stores including the Central Market (Mercato Centrale).

It takes less than 5 minutes by walk to the Duomo, the Mercato Centrale and the Accademia Gallery, less than 10 minutes to the Palazzo Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio. Finally, it takes about 10 minutes by foot to reach the Santa Maria Novella railway station, the central and most important in Florence.

This excellent location will allow you to discover by walk our beautiful city and its historic centre, Unesco World Heritage since 1982, which is mostly a quiet pedestrian area.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Duomo, 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
26 Mar 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£815
for 4 nights
From
£204
£1,307
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,222
for 6 nights
From
£204
£1,307
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£815
for 4 nights
From
£204
£1,307
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
5 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£679
for 4 nights
From
£170
£1,069
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 13 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,018
for 5 nights
From
£204
£1,307
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
14 Jan 2018 - 3 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£679
for 4 nights
From
£170
£1,069
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£815
for 4 nights
From
£204
£1,307
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £254.6

Rates for 14 days or more: 20 € per night lower than 7 nights or more rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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