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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
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet

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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 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

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 SS. Annunziata 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
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • 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 ...
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

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(111 traveller reviews)

The Florian Apartment give you the feeling to touch the Duomo
average rating of 4.963964 based on 116 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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5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Luca was great. You can tell he takes great pride in his rental unit. For us, it was the perfect location. It's a 10 minute walk from the train station. Right in the heart of the city. The pictures don't lie. You feel like you can almost touch the Duomo from the apartment. Clean, quiet and comfortable. No better place to stay in Florence. Thanks Luca.

Rozalyn & James

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing upscale location across the street from the Duomo. Luca the host was extremely helpful.

  • 5 of 5

Luca's Florian Duomo apartment was a highlight of our Italian vacation. It has very high quality appointments in a great location with views dominated by the world famous Duomo. String music wafts up from the street below. Luca grew up in the apartment and shared his inside local knowledge of the best restaurants and sights. He even helped us find a taxi at the end and escorted us to the pickup location.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, Texas
5

Perfect accommodation in Florence!!

  • 5 of 5

I searched for HOURS trying to find just the right place for my 5 night stay in Florence. This was perfect!! The location cant be beat and the apartment is extremely clean and comfortable. The views are amazing as well. From the very beginning, Luca was so helpful to me - always responding quickly to my many, many questions 😊 He made sure all my inquiries were addressed when I checked in and made sure to tell me where to grocery store was and made several recommendations for dining. Sooo wonderful!!

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just stunning.

  • 5 of 5

Bravo Lucca. Stunning location and a beautiful apartment with everything we could need. A great host who couldn't be more helpful. For our first visit to Florence I could not have asked for more.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Christchurch
5

A room with a view, an unforgettable experience!

  • 5 of 5

I just had one of the most pleasant, thought provoking and inspirational experiences of my life in Florence over the Easter holidays. Being Luca's guest for 7 days in his splendid apartment made the accommodation equally memorable as the countless cultural and artistic treasures of Florence. The apartment was VERY comfortable and Luca was an impeccable host. He met me on arrival from the train station, made sure everything about the apartment was explained perfectly and seemed genuinely delighted at sharing this experience with his international guests. The views from the windows in every room were stunning as well as being fitted with double glazing which shut out the street noise whenever that was preferable. Being able to walk right out of the front door onto the Duomo Square in the early morning hours when the streets were empty and dawn's light was spilling over Florence and the Arno was unforgettable. Everything was within very easy walking distance from the essential museums, restaurants, grocery stores and the train station to countless extraordinary, ordinary sights and sounds that were around every corner. I could not possibly be more sincere in recommending Luca's apartment for 1>3 people who wish to make their accommodation an integral part of the experience of being in Florence rather than merely a logistical necessity. I certainly will look forward to staying there again if/when I return to Florence in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 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 SS. Annunziata, Florence Area

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
 
High season
1 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£316
for 3 nights
From
£105
£674
£2,105
 
 
Low season
1 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£278
for 3 nights
From
£93
£590
£1,853
 
 
High season
20 Dec 2017 - 10 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£316
for 3 nights
From
£105
£674
£2,105
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£316
for 3 nights
From
£105
£674
£2,105
 

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 kw (avarege price per week euros 10 in winter, 25 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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