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The Florian Apartment give you the feeling to touch the Duomo

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 480 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

The apartment 'Florian' is situated in Piazza del Duomo in the heart of Florence’s historical centre, on the 4th level ( no lift ) of a prestigious XVI century palace that once belonged to the Ghiberti family, one of Florence’s most important historical families, with easy steps well worth the journey. Assistance is provided to help with luggage upon arrival

From October 25 2009, Piazza del Duomo is a pedestrian area with all the advantages that an area like that can offer

Spending time in my apartment is to be accompanied by the shadow of the magnificent dome of Brunelleschi, the grandeur of Giotto’s belltower and the splendour of Vasari’s frescos, in an unforgettable dream that Florence will dream with you and bring you great joy and an even greater desire to return.

Florian directly faces the Duomo, giving you the sensation that you could reach out and touch its magnificent green and white marble facade. The apartment has been completely restored in Florentine style, but with all modern comforts.

Florian is a romantic and welcoming apartment comprising: a cosy living room with a comfortable sofa bed (120 by 195), a small and fully-equipped kitchen with a balcony that offers a charming view of Florence, a bedroom with two single beds (85 by 200) that can be transformed into a double bed. A small entrance hall with a splendid view of the Duomo and one modern bathroom with shower complete the description of the apartment.

All modern comforts are provided: air conditioning, LCD TV, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave oven, american coffee, WiFI internet dsl no cable, air conditioning, safe, security door and intercom.

FINAL CLEANING: Euros 50 upon arrival ( check-in ).

STAY TAX

The city of Florence has decided to extend the “Stay tax” (introduced in 2011) also to private rentals (on top of Hotels, B&B and so on..)

The tax is 2.50 EURO PER NIGHT/EACH GUEST for a max of 7 nights ( see my rental agreement for more info ).

If you need more bedrooms or have a larger group (max 7 people), please see my adjoining apartment at VRBO Property number 68449 / Homeaway 68449ha

Keywords: Apartment, , great view, new, elegant,one level,

panoramic views,rooftop,Duomo, modern kitchen,4 star

More Details

Owner
Luca
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2017

About Luca

My name is Luca and I was born in this magnificent palace in front of the Duomo and now with pleasure I propose my apartment for those who are attracted by the beauty of Florence and its history.

Luca purchased this apartment in 1810

Why Luca chose Florence Historic Centre

The entire top floor of the building belonged to my family for over 200 years

What makes this apartment unique

The best location in the Florence’s historical centre

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great location! Easy to reach everywhere. Apartment is cute and clean. Although it was first time to visit frolence, I was so comfortable. Because of Luca who was owner of this apartment. He was so nice and friendy. I will stay Luca's apartment when I visit there again. Luca, sorry for taking a time to leave the comment. I love your apartment!!
Jun 2008
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is well designed with a window .You have a very confortable shower, bidet, hair-dryer and hair-straightener.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • King size bed (1) or two single beds on request, Baby Cribs (1), A sofa bed (1) with a high quality Italian design, Baby Cribs on request (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Windows in front of the Duomo, LCD TV, american coffee machine, Safe, Security door and intercom

Reviews

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The Florian Apartment give you the feeling to touch the Duomo
average rating of 4.957265 based on 122 reviews
Amherst, NH, USA
5

Florian Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location with in walking distance to all classic Florentine venues. Quiet building with easy access to buses to anywhere. Many breakfast outlets and restaurants closeby. The Duomo bells are silent at night. Nightlife at outdoor cafe on next block goes until late, ear plugs a good option if light sleeper. Remember that ground is floor 1! So a 4th floor walk up is really the fifth floor. Stairs are easy, well lit. Worth the climb! Friendly and helpful owner who speaks English. We will stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2007
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dears, thank you for your comment. I try to do my best. I hope to meet you again in Florence next future. Ciao Luca
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Wonderful stay at the Florian

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 days in July in Florence at Luca's apartment. In all our communications Luca was very prompt and professional. We had requested an early check in and Luca was ready waiting for us when we got in. The apartment is beautiful and every aspect of it has been done very tastefully. There are three main areas each having its own air conditioning unit and the bathroom has a very elegant and modern finish. All the rooms have sound proof windows. The location of the apartment cannot be better. We were able to walk to wherever we needed to get to. We had a wonderful time in Florence and if we visit again we will absolutely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tustin, CA
5

Classic Florence Flavor / Location Can't Be Beat

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently stayed at the Florian Apartment for nights and we had such a great time. Once you meet the owner, Luca, you will feel the love and passion of Florence through his fantastic demeanor and personality. He made us feel right at home from the first moment we met.

The apartment itself is a treasure. It is so full of character right in the heart of the Piazza de Duomo. During the day we had a fantastic home base so close to all the historic riches the city has to offer, and at night it was our own personal sanctuary. The apartment is fitted with sound proof windows and sound was never an issue. Open the windows and you feel like you are on the Piazza floor with music and charm filling the room. 3 separate A/C units cool the apartment quickly. It was 93 F our entire trip, and the A/C worked flawlessly.

Everything you need including a supermarket were just steps away.

Thank you Luca for a wonderful stay. We can't wait to return the Florian on our next visit to Florence.

Kyle & Tara

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy Flat, Great location and price!

  • 5 of 5

Luca was a great host! When we arrived to the apartment, he took his time and was very thorough in showing us all of the amenities. He even recommended a few good eateries and a grocery store near us.

The property is located right in the center of Florence, next to the Duomo. It is close to all the major museums and churches. The apartment was very clean, comfortable and well maintained. Luca spent some time renovating it and bringing it up to date. My fiance and I especially enjoyed the views. I would advise opening the windows and enjoying the sounds of the crowds walking by and the street musicians playing.

I would definitely recommend this property to my friends and Family. Luca, thank you for a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chicago, Illinois
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The apt is extremely clean, comfortable, and in a perfect location. It seemed like we never walked more than 15 min whether we were walking to see David, the river, or one of the fabulous restaurants. And after a fabulous day, the apt offers a comfy bed in the quietest, darkest room we've slept in...even had AC! Luca was a wonderful host and we hope to some day return to this amazing city.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bloomington, IN USA
5

Wonderful view, great location!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment has the best view of the Duomo it,s possible to have. It's beautifully decorated, comfortable, and, thanks to double glazing, quiet. And if you like to hear music and street sounds, all you have to do is open a window.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Il Duomo of Florence
"One of the most beautiful cathedral around the world - Santa Maria del Fiore - Few steps fro..."
Ponte Vecchio
"Amazing Ponte Vecchio "
Uffizi Gallery
"What else?"
Piazza della Signoria
"This unique square with the Palazzo vecchio and Loggia dei Lanzi"
Palazzo Vecchio
"Palazzo Vecchio located in Piazza della Signoria, with its magnificent Salone del 500 decora..."
Pitti Palace
"Pitti Palace was the residence of the Medici family. Inside there are museums and the magnif..."
Loggia dei Lanzi
"The Loggia dei Lanzi is located in Piazza della Signoria. The statues inside are so beautifu..."
Bargello Museum
"It was the first government building in Florence"
St. John's Baptistery
"Don't miss the Gates of Paradise made by Lorenzo Ghiberti"
Basilica di San Lorenzo
"Full of works of art inside"
Sant'Ambrogio
"The best place with the Mercato Centrale for fruits and vegetables is the Mercato di Sant'Am..."
Chiesa di Santa Croce
Accademia Gallery
"The David of Michelangelo. "
Nearest Airport
7.45 Miles
aeroporto di Firenze Galileo Galilei
Nearest Ferry
56 Miles
Livorno
Nearest Golf
9.5 Miles
Ugolino Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.75 Miles
Stazione SMN
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Firenze Sud
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Abetone
Nearest Beach
55 Miles
Versilia
Nearest Point of Interest
Duomo Flat - Florian
Nearest Point of Interest
Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore
Nearest Point of Interest
Gates of Paradise
Nearest Point of Interest
Giotto's Bell
Nearest Point of Interest
Museo del Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore
Nearest Point of Interest
Accademia Museum
Car: not necessary

Nearby Facilities, Florian apartment is situated in the historical heart of Florence and all the museums, art galleries and monuments are few minutes on foot. Tours of the Cupola, the Roof, and the Campanile of the Duomo are within 50 meters of the apartment. There are also banks, post offices, an hospital, chemistries, supermarkets, shops, live theater and cinemas

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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
 
Last minute
18 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£292
for 3 nights
From
£97
£619
 
 
High season
29 Jul 2017 - 15 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£332
for 3 nights
From
£111
£708
£2,212
 
 
Special price
16 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£292
for 3 nights
From
£97
£619
 
 
Low season
1 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£292
for 3 nights
From
£97
£619
£1,947
 
 
High season
20 Dec 2017 - 10 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£332
for 3 nights
From
£111
£708
£2,212
 
 
Low season
11 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£292
for 3 nights
From
£97
£619
£1,947
 
 
High season
1 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£332
for 3 nights
From
£111
£708
£2,212
 
 
Low season
1 Nov 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£292
for 3 nights
From
£97
£619
£1,947
 
 
High season
20 Dec 2018 - 10 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£332
for 3 nights
From
£111
£708
£2,212
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£332
for 3 nights
From
£111
£708
£2,212
 

Additional pricing information

Rental price per property and up to 3 pax.

Please take note that the rates do not include electricity and final cleaning.

Electricity Euros 0,40 x KiloWatt hour (avarege price per week euros 10 in winter, 30 euros in summer)

Winter season: Heating included in the rental price.

Final cleaning Euros 50 upon arrival

Stay Tax: 2.50 euros per person per night for a max of 7 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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