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Beautiful Apartment near Santa Croce Basilica

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Large Apart in a Typical Florentine 16th century building

807,29 sq. feet. The apartment has been recently renovated. Perfectly located in the historic centre of town, walking distance to all main sites of Florence (Santa Croce, Duomo, Uffizi, Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza Signoria, Ponte Vecchio and more). It can host up to six people. Two large bedrooms (double or separate beds), two bathrooms (one with shower, one with bathtub), a living room with a sofa queen bed and a fully equipped kitchen (fridge and freezer, oven, dishwasher, microwave). Very confortable, full of light and spacious.

Washing machine, iron and ironing board. Air conditioning and WI FI in all rooms.

You can ask for a cot and high chair for your baby. It's on the second floor (38 steps), no lift.

If you pay through Paypal you can save the money of the Service Fee. Please, contact me for more informations

We can suggest you guided tours in English, French, Spanish and Turkish. Ask in advance.

If you arrive by car, I suggest you to book a garage in advance because we are in a restricted traffic area. Otherwise you won't have access to Via Pepi. I can book a garage for you, we have a discounted rate at garage Fiesolana or Garage Verdi.

If you arrive by bus the stop is on Via Ghibellina, very close.

Check in after 3PM

Check out before 10AM

Check in between 7:30Pm and 9:00PM extra €20, between 9PM and Midnight €30. No check in after Midnight

Early check in might be possible (although it has to be verified case by case) with an extra charge of €20.

Since there is no cleaning fee (in Italy by law we cannot provide this service) you are kindly requested to leave the apartment as clean as possible, wash the dishes and throw away the garbage. Please, take care of it as if it's own own place. Pay attention to energy and water saving not leaving lights and air conditioning on when you are out. In Italy are very expensive.

More Details

Daniela Lioce
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 December, 2017

About Daniela Lioce

I'm from Puglia, in the south of Italy and I've been living in Florence for more than 30 years. I love travelling with my family or friends, exploring new countries and lands or visiting Art museums. Most of all, I adore the ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Of course, I love Florence: the town I chose to live in and where I chose to grow my children.

Daniela Lioce purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Daniela Lioce chose Santa Croce

I bought this apartment as an investment for my 28 y.o. daughter, Sheila. In fact, she chose the apartment and when we refurbished it, she chose everything: the tiles, the furniture, the colors. I'm very proud : she did a great job also choosing old pieces of furniture in thrift stores or in our old attic, giving them a new life and mixing them with contemporary goods and useful devices. Sheila made it a nice place to live in, very comfortable for families with kids, elders, group of friends. It's very versatile.

What makes this apartment unique

When we saw the apartment (after having seen at least other 30 places), we decided strait away that we would take it. The location is half away from my apartment and Sheila's: this allows us to be there within few minutes if needed. There are windows in every room (this is not granted in Florence) and both the kitchen and the living room look over a nice and quiet garden. The apartment is spacious and it allows the two rooms to get enough privacy. There are two bathrooms and the night area is separate from the day area from a door.


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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , It can be a queen bed or two singles
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , It can be a queen bed or 2 singles
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking


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(21 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful Apartment near Santa Croce Basilica
average rating of 4.714286 based on 21 reviews

Beautiful large apartment w all the amenities - lots of character and great beds

  • 5 of 5

Great trip

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Location

  • 4 of 5

Loved this place. The apartment was clean, the air conditioners worked great (which was very necessary in July), and the beds were amazingly comfortable. The location right off of Piazza Santa Croce was perfect. Great restaurants near by and easily walkable to the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries. Daniela was great, very helpful. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Apartment in downtown Florence

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Firenze! Our apartment was clean and very spacious and in a perfect location! We had a great communication with Daniela, the owner, since the time of booking. Denis was very nice and helpful. We wish we could have stayed longer! We defínetely recommend it!!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Viviana! I'm so glad you liked it
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Florentine Pogen

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here. The apartment had everything you need and was fully equipped. The design of the apartment was perfect fot us. Its location was excellent, all the major attraction within easy walking distance. If you don't fancy walking buses and taxis are easily available.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

Perfect location

Excellent two bedrooms and bathrooms

Clean and tidy

Bit of a hike up two stories

Sitting room small although that could well be normal for Florence.

Kitchen dinner excellent and well equipped.

Daniela's assistant Denis, was very informative and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location, superb customer service

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location. Walking distance to everything – cultural and historical sites, shopping, restaurants, train station, etc. Apartment comfortable, spacious, completely furnished and clean – indeed our home away from home. Daniela and Sheila were most gracious. They responded to all our queries and requests very quickly and competently, including restaurant recommendations/reservations and taxi reservations. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
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Nearest Airport
62 Miles
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
At the corner
Nearest Ferry
57 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Ugolino Golf Club Impruneta
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Santa Maria Novella Train Station
Nearest Motorway
62 Miles
Exit Firenze Nord
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Finisterre , Piazza Santa Croce
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Nearest Beach
62 Miles
Marina di Vecchiano
Car: not necessary

That whole area is full of restaurants, shops, wineries. There is a very busy night life especially in the summer . Florentines love to hang out and meet friends, have an aperitif , walk around.

Very close there are ATM, Post Office, Supermarkets, The Sant'Ambrogio Market, Theaters, Garages...I suggest you to visit workshops and atelier such as Lastrucci for mosaics and the Leather School:


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Santa Croce, Florence Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Autumn 2017
12 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest
New Years 2018
2 Jan 2018 - 7 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest
20 May 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £87.97
Pet Fee £8.8
Cleaning fee £52.78

A tourist tax of € 2,50 x person (over 12 y.o.) x night is due to the Municipality of Florence. Maximum 7 nights.
Damage deposit for longer periods: x periods over 2 weeks and up to 4 weeks is € 400, for periods from 4 weeks to 10 weeks is € 1000, for periods from 10 weeks to 6 months damage deposit is set in 1 month rent. The cancellation policy: No refund if cancellation is communicated 60 days before arrival date considering 3PM Italian time. For periods longer than 1 month the expense for utilities will be calculated aside.Late check in: from 7:30PM to 9:30PM extra €20, from 9:30PM to midnight €30. Except for the month of August, we might consider check in after Midnight if communicated 1 week ahead and paying an extra of €50.
The pet fee is considered €10 per night for each pet. The presence of pets has to be communicated in advance , no instant booking

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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