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Via Calzaiuoli apartment: between the Dome and Piazza Signoria.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Duomo - Silvy's House

1 bedroom, 1 wooden loft with a kingsize bed, 1 living room, kitchen,1 bathroom

'Silvy's house' is a newly restored apartment in the heart of Florence.

It is located on the main and oldest street of Florence: Via Calzaiuoli.

In just a few steps you are at the Dome or at Piazza Signoria.

The apartment (50 mq) is on the 4th floor (80 steps) and like many old buildings in the historical center, there is no the elevator; good way to walk off the wonderful pasta that you will be eating!! Assistance to help with the luggage is provided upon arrival.

The apartment has a living room with a sofa, a wooden loft with a king size bed, and a bedroom with a king size bed (or two singles) a kitchen and a bathroom. The apartment is equipped with a brand new Air Conditioning.

The Academia, Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio, Or San Michele, Santa Croce, Via Tornabuoni, Dante house are only a few minutes by walk.

The best icecrem and Pizza are just outside the door. Piazza della Repubblica with its bar is right around the corner.

You must visit Florence once in your life !!!

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Silvy
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
28 November, 2016

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveller reviews)

Via Calzaiuoli apartment: between the Dome and Piazza Signoria.
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews
New York City
5

Fantastic Apartment in a fantastic city

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely and homey apartment. The owner moves out and you move in. She leaves everything for your convenience. We loved our stay here. Now, we lived in NYC and are used to stairs. So be aware it's a walk-up - there's no elevator. But it makes up for this with comfort and location - between the Doumo and Palazzo Vecchio. Our favorite restaurant in the city is around the corner - Hosteria da Ganino, Piazza dei Cimatori, 4. Sit with the locals inside -- you'll get better service. And don't miss the Mercato Centrale for lunch EVERYDAY.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location with friendly hosts that make you feel at home and welcomed

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, right in center of Florence next to Dome on busy street. Not too much noise at night though, didn't have any trouble sleeping. 5 floors to climb stairs which wasn't easy even for us, but we were expecting that so it wasn't a deal breaker, especially for the location. Very cute apartment with a lovely loft. The big difference were the hosts, they were so unbelievably nice and friendly. Took the time to show us each room and explain everything, even provided a map and circled out important points and their recommendations of Florence. They were so wonderful! Clean apartment and Would definitely recommend this apartment, just not for those with difficulty walking/climbing stairs.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Augusta, Georgia
5

"Fall in Love with Florence"

  • 5 of 5

My husband, daughter and I stayed 11 wonderful days in this awesome apartment. It was wonderful having the loft, and we found our location to be the absolute best for proximity to train, bus station and the many sights we enjoyed. We were greeted by the lovely Silvy and her kind husband, Roberto who patiently spoke with our daughter in Italian. We enjoyed the wonderful bottle of Chianti and then we were on our way to 11 days of just sheer delight. We managed to be in Florence for the Festa della Rificolona - what fun!!! We loved seeing "David" at the Accademia. We did the Hidden Staircase tour of the Palace Vecchio and even managed to be there the one day of the year when the workshop of the Opera del Duomo is opened to the public. I could go on and on. We enjoyed the Mercato Centrale, San Croce neighborhood, and then we crossed the Arno River and explored the Piazza San Spirito before heading to San Miniato Church for Vespers and the most amazing view of Florence. Here also is the Piazzale Michelangelo. We ate at the most wonderful restaurants, La Giostra being one of them. Shopping was so fun and evenings listening to music in the Piazza della Signoria was off the chart. Side trips to Siena, Assisi & Cortona added to our wonderful vacation. Upon reading "The Agony and the Ecstasy" several times, I came here looking for the streets, churches and places where Michelangelo spent part of his life and I found them! I walked these streets, sat in the churches he attended and was buried in and breathed the air of Florence. This was a bucket list trip and we managed to fill it up with just living in Florence with the locals. Thank you Silvy and Roberto. Your home was our home away from home. Your beds were the best and your linens were lovely and so crisp. You are such gracious hosts. We felt like you were family the moment we met you! God bless. If you come to America and back to Georgia, we welcome you!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Florida
5

Great location and great value

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in the Via Calzaiuoli apartment with my son and his wife and our 16 month old grandson for three nights in September. The bedroom was large enough for the three of them and my wife and I slept in the loft, which worked well. The beds were large and comfortable and the A/C worked well. The flat was large enough to feel comfortable and there was no noise from the street at all. We did not cook in the kitchen, but we did use the washing machine, which was great as we were several days into our trip. The location is absolutely perfect, a block from the Cathedral and walking distance to everything. The owner met us when we arrived and gave us a great orientation, and the hotel across the street helped us arrange a car in Naples to take us to Positano for the next leg of our trip. The flat is a 4th floor walk up with no lift, which was fine for us. The location is ideal and is great for either one or two couples and is a great value. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Patchogue, NY
5

Absolutely wonderful apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Silvy and Roberto were very responsive and accommodating. Their apartment is lovely and well stocked with essentials. It was perfect for our family of four and centrally located. It is situated among shops, food and local sights. So much to do and see in Florence and having this apartment as our home base was ideal. I would definitely stay again and would most certainly recommend. The apartment is located several floors up but even my 4 year old didn't seem to mind the walk after a long day sightseeing and eating.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous time while visiting florence

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was in an a deal location. Loved the view and watching all the people in the street. Easy to check into and she owners were also fabulous as well as their communication. Close to many things in the heart of the city.

Many stairs to climb to reach the apartment but after a day of non stop eating you need the stairs to work it off! Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Gini....I hope for you and for your family all the best in your life!!!! Silvy &Roby
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Location

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Duomo, Florence Historic Centre

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
 
Low Season
2 Nov 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£276
for 3 nights
From
£92
£586
£2,093
 
 
High Season
21 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£327
for 3 nights
From
£109
£670
£2,512
 
 
Low Season
8 Jan 2017 - 5 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£239
for 3 nights
From
£80
£502
£1,800
 
 
High Season
6 Mar 2017 - 1 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£327
for 3 nights
From
£109
£670
£2,512
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£327
for 3 nights
From
£109
£670
£2,512
 

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Duomo in Florence

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • A newly restored bathroom with the bidet and the shower .
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , On request we provide two single beds.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , It is on the wooden loft,we provide 2 single beds on request
  • A bedroom with a kingsize bed or two single beds on request, a wardrobe, a commode. One window on the alley.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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