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Caratheristic apartment in the historical centre of Florence

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Characteristic apartment in the SS. Annunziata area and Sant 'Ambrogio market, quiet ground floor with private garden. The apartment consists of a large room with double bed, bathroom with shower, living area with sofa bed, kitchen and dining room. The garden with paved area, is pleasant for outdoor dining or just relax after an intensive day in Florence!

The area is famous for its distinctive food market, Sant'Ambrogio, which offers a wide variety of restaurants and aperitifs at he famous "vinaini" where you can taste the best wines with typical Florentine delicacies of cuisine.

Ten minutes walk from Piazza Duomo and Ponte Vecchio, less 2.00 Km from Central Train station of Santa Maria Novella.

The apartment is very fresh in summer.

Suitable for families with children; 32 inch TV, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, iron and iron board, hair dryer, safety box, free wi-fi.

House complete with bed linen and towels

Very well connected with public services; museums and attractions are within walking distance. Children's playground nearby.

Supermarket 7 days open in the vicinity.

IMPORTANT: Being the flat in the historical center is not allow to have access and park in the area, but only 500 meters out of the restriced zone. A private parking could be used, far from the apt less than 100 meters, at the cost of 25/30 Euros per 24h.

On demand: baby bed, bicycle, welcome kit for breakfast (milk, coffee, tea, biscuits, toasts with jam) cleaning every two days, Nespresso coffee machine, Shuttle service from airport, Baby Sitting, Cook at home for dinner (all listed services have to be booked in advance with extra costs).

Please note that for Italian Laws you have to pay 2,50 euros per day per person for the City Tax. You can pay taxes by cash at your arrival. You have also send ID of all travellers that have to transferred to the local Police for registration.

More Details

Owner
CRISTINA
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Large bedroom with kingsize bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced

Reviews

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Caratheristic apartment in the historical centre of Florence
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews
5

Great Apartment - Great Host

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the apartment for several weeks while studying Italian in Florence and really enjoyed my stay. It was clean, bright and roomy. The courtyard doesn’t get a lot of direct sun, which makes it comfortable even on warm days. The apartment is generally quiet and peaceful, with just a bit of the usual city neighborhood noise. Many major sights are within a 10-15 minute walk. Buses that stop a block away get you to and from the train station in about 10 minutes, and they connect to other buses such as the one to Fiesole. There’s a large well-stocked Conad nearby (I preferred it to the much smaller Carrefour) and the lively Sant’Ambrogio market is less than a 10 minute walk away. The host, Cristina, was really great! She provided a good orientation upon check-in, texted occasionally to make sure all was well and has prepared a binder with instructions and helpful tips. I wouldn’t hesitate to stay in the apartment again and would recommend it to others.

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very convenient to Galleria Academia, Duomo, etc. with cafes and restaurants just steps away.

  • 4 of 5

Apartment felt like a cottage in the city. The walled garden was especially welcomed as it brought a sense of calm and and openness.

We were well taken care of, for sure. Christina was very kind on calling for a taxi to take us to the airport!

Our only disappointment was with the cleanliness, especially of the shower.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review so sorry for shower not properly cleaned .
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wonderful

  • 5 of 5

A comfortable apartment well located in Florence. It's convenient to galleries, churches and all the major tourist destinations. Its a short stroll to pretty much everywhere and a very nice place to return to after a long day of site seeing.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely apartment in Florence

  • 5 of 5

First off - Cristina was great to work with. She was very nice and helpful throughout the whole process. Second - You walk into the apartment and immediately feel at home. It's so cozy, lovely, and inviting. The artwork on the walls is authentic and beautiful which added to the charm. We loved how it was set up with the beautiful plant/flower filled patio with a pass-through window from the kitchen. (Very helpful when having meals outside on the patio.) The location is very convenient for walking to all the must see sites of the city (and it's also a fairly easy walk from the train station if you don't have a lot of checked baggage). We loved our stay and would recommend this apartment to everyone. If we ever get back to Florence, we would definitely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Charles of your kind words! it's what a try to do...., give to my guests the idea to have their home in Florence, a place they can come back when they want to find same atmosphere, not a tourist, anonymous home, but a friend's home!i grazie for you kind review, Cristina
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Very nice apartment close to Historic District

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Cristina's ground level apartment for four nights in early October 2017 while visiting Florence, and it well suited the needs for a couple in their 70's. The location was convenient to the Historic District but was removed from the tourist crowds that were still a presence in October. Also, there were no stairs to climb, which was very welcome after long days of walking around the city. The Wi Fi and all facilities functioned very well, and the exterior patio was a nice plus. Cristina was very helpful; she met us at the apartment upon our arrival and explained all of its features, and reserved a taxi for us for our return to the train station when we left Florence. (We do not recommend walking between the apartment and the station with suitcases, certainly for seniors)

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Made everything easy!

  • 5 of 5

Really appreciated the flexibility regarding checking in and out. Spacious, quiet apartment within easy walking distance of everything. Lots of helpful information on restaurants, etc. Would definitely do it again!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
AEROPORTO AMERIGO VESPUCCI PERETOLA FIRENZE
Nearest Train
2.5 Kilometres
STAZIONE SANTA MARIA NOVELLA
Nearest Motorway
16 Kilometres
FIRENZE NORD
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
VIAREGGIO
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £35.14
Damage Deposit £87.84

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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