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Dependance Machiavelli - Luxury newly restored flat in the heart of Florence

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 548 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Situated in Borgo Ognissanti, historic district of Florence, this apartment is completely and tastefully renovated in 2015, offers the perfect alchemy for a pleasant stay in the city "Machiavellian" par excellence.

A few steps from Santa Maria Novella Station, La Dependance Machiavelli enjoys a strategic location, being only a 7-minute walk from the Duomo and all main places of artistic interest. Easily accessible for those arriving by car.

Attention to detail, the apartment is located on the second floor (no elevator) of a small building.

The very welcoming entrance, looks out from a part of a large and bright double bedroom, the other side instead opens onto a large living room / kitchen area where a beautiful stone veneer stands on one wall giving the environment one New Yorker loft style.

The room is furnished with a table for 4/6 people, sofa bed, and LCD TV (42 ") and a soundlink bose for you to listen your favourite music.

The peninsula kitchen is equipped with all comforts, oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator and Nespresso machine for great coffee.Complete the apartment a bathroom equipped with every convenience including a double glass shower and a washbasin in Corian with back-lit mirror. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, WI-FI high speed cable radio to listen to your favorite music and relax after a day immersed in the culture and beauty of Florence.

More Details

Owner
Dependance Machiavelli
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2018

About Dependance Machiavelli

My name is Pierpaolo and for the past fifteen years I have dedicated myself to welcoming tourists to our beautiful Florence. I always thought that the money spent in travel is well spent, and the feelings that pervade you when you know new places and people are hard to explain. Although by now we all live in a "global world" I still believe that essential human contact and make people feel at ease. That's why I decided to create this lovely apartment with the goal of not only welcoming guests but allowing them to experience true and proper "Florentine" culture.

Although this is an apartment and does not have a true concierge service, it will still be my pleasure to take care of you, helping you to plan your stay, from your arrival, to booking individual visits or tours to museums in Florence, advising about local restaurants, and organizing excursions to nearby cities (Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa, and Cinque Terre), as well as the beauties of Tuscany and Chianti with its hills and its wines known throughout the world. Please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to answer your questions or provide you with additional information.

Dependance Machiavelli purchased this apartment in 2015

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Porta al Prato in Centro Storico (Quartiere 1)

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 548 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flessibile / Check-out: 10.00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • The bathroom is equipped with every convenience including a double glass-enclosed shower and a washbasin in Corian with a lighted mirror.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Reviews

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(2 traveller reviews)

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5

Beautifully decorated apartment in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

This is a modern clean apartment within walking distance from the train and a block from the river. It was easy to get to the center of the city yet nice to be away from the crowds. When we arrived there was fruit and a bottle of wine waiting for us in addition to some juice and bottled water in the fridge. There is a cafe below and we woke up to the lovely smell of baked goods.my husband enjoyed the espresso there and I loved the pastries. There was also a small grocery store a few doors down. Pierpaolo was a wonderful host and made us feel so welcome. His english was perfect. He gave us his contact number for any questions or problems and we did have to use it once when we had an issue with the lock box. He also helped us make reservations at a very popular restaurant. We rented a car and the agency was right down the road. It couldn't have been more perfect and is so much better than staying in a hotel. Thanks Pierpaolo.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Susan and Dale !! What a lovely surprize to receive your kind e-mail and to learn that you have enjoyed your stay in Florence and in my apartment. It has been a real pleasure to meeting you and I look forward to welcoming you again soon in the future thank you again !! Ciao Pierpaolo - Dependance Machiavelli - Firenze
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5

Perfect home away from home in Florence

  • 5 of 5

Our week in Dependance Machiavelli is a memory we will treasure forever. The apartment is ideally located near the train station and within a short walk of the city's historic sites, it is perfectly suited for 2 people, and the basket of fruit and bottle of wine that greeted us was a nice touch. Then there was our host, the young, dynamic, enthusiastic and always helpful Pierpaolo. He welcomed us warmly to the apartment and his city, and was kind enough to give us an early morning drive to the airport. In short, we highly recommend Dependance Machiavelli to anyone looking for a great vacation in Florence.--Mike and Jim

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mike and Jim !! How wonderful to hear from you !! I am so happy to learn that you have enjoyed your stay in Florence and in my apartment. It has been a real pleasure to meet you and to welcome you in my flat. I look forward to welcoming you both again sometimes in the future Ciao Pierpaolo - Dependance Machiavelli - Firenze
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Location

Nearest Airport
3 Kilometres
Florence - Peretola
Nearest Train
300 Metres
Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Bar Piccioli

Borgo Ognissanti, which owes its name to the Church of All Saints, is a street full of shops and great restaurants (Italian and international), and provides a variety of large and small activities designed to satisfy every need.

While Florence is a very quiet town, the presence of the police station makes Borgo Ognissanti a very safe area both day and night.

Ideal for daily shopping, a Conad supermarket is right next to the apartment building.

For the sweet tooth I recommend the bakery Becagli (also next to the apartment) where you will find every morning fresh bread, cakes, and great ideas for breakfast. In addition, across the street is the bar Blanco, a local very nice place for breakfast or a quick lunch.

Going to Piazza Goldoni (shortly beyond the police station) I recommend the San Carlo, a very casual bar but also somewhere to enjoy drinks at the end of the evening (their drinks are excellent).

Tired of so much culture? No problem! On Via Maso Finiguerra is the multiplex cinemas Marconi, always full of premieres. For those who want to enjoy a bit of pampering, I recommend the spa Javasun.

Finally, but of primary importance, between Borgo Ognissanti and Maso Finiguerra are located all the most well known car rental agencies (Avis, Hertz, Europecar, Maggiore, etc.) that will allow you to rent a car for day trips or to continue your journey your next destination.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Porta al Prato, Florence Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£215
for 2 nights
From
£103
£637
£1,805
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £134.68
Pulizia Finale £8.98
Stay tax £2.24 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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