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The Florian Apartment give you the feeling to touch the Duomo

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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Property
apartment
People
3
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in SS. Annunziata - Florian

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
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Luca
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 November, 2016

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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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(100 traveller reviews)

The Florian Apartment give you the feeling to touch the Duomo
average rating of 4.96 based on 105 reviews
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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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Fabulous location!

  • 5 of 5

Luca was the perfect host and his apartment directly across from the Duomo was so convenient! By the way, the apartment is 87 steps with no lift, but SO worth it. We will book again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Duomo Apartment in the heart of Florence

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in Lucca's Florentine apartment and loved it! It is the perfect location and Lucca was the perfect host. He communicated with us before the trip and answered all of our questions. He met us at the flat when we arrived and gave us a thorough tour of the apartment and its amenities. We loved hearing about the history of the building and the restoration process. It is a 500+ year old building but the apartment is beautiful and modern with everything you could need.

We did not cook during our stay, but there is a stove, microwave, dishwasher and fully-stocked kitchen.

We did use the washing machine and it worked great.

When we arrived in Florence we took a taxi from the train station, but walked everywhere once we got there, including back to the train station when we left Florence. It is a great location and the Duomo is RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET! That was the best part of our stay, we loved being right in the middle of everything and looking out the window and seeing the Duomo. We loved our stay and will definitely book with Lucca again when we return to Florence. I would recommend this apartment for anyone who can walk up several flights of stairs - it's worth the hike! Thank you Lucca!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing apartment - don't wait, book today!

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from a vacation in Italy. We stayed in Venice, Florence and Rome. This apartment was by far the most memorable place we stayed in. The views are amazing! The apartment is so unique and special with it's closeness to the Duomo. Luca (the apartment owner) was very nice and helpful. He went out of his way to make sure we were happy with the apartment and provided some great local recommendations.

Be prepared for some steps to get up to the apartment but the reward is definitely worth it! It's a view you will never forget. Also, the apartment itself was very clean with all updated items.

Luca - thank you for making our 20th wedding anniversary such a memorable trip.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spectacular experience in Florence!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was perfect! You could almost reach out and touch the Duomo from every window. The bed was the most comfortable we had in all of Italy and was made up with very nice linens.

The stairs are totally worth the result....the most you come and go in a day is limited as you are busy being a tourist. We even cooked dinner in one night just do we could make full use of the cute place we were staying! We were able to wash our laundry and use the dishwasher...both easy to operate especially since Luca took so much time showing us around the place. The water pressure was great in the modern bathroom. I will highly recommend this apartment to anyone I know travelling to Florence. This was the best location ever! The soundproof windows kept it quiet for sleeping and opened easily for letting in the breezes. The air conditioning kept the entire place cool- I truly can't find one flaw...well, maybe one...we had to go home!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous apartment in an amazing location

  • 5 of 5

We loved this apartment in just the most amazing location. You are so close to the Duomo and within walking distance of all the main attractions the city has to offer. We purchased a Firenze card and used it extensively to visit so many wonderful sights.

Luca was very helpful and explained the area including recommending restaurants and places to visit.

Thank you for an amazing time!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: 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 Historic Centre

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
 
Low season
1 Nov 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£277
for 3 nights
From
£92
£589
£1,850
 
 
High season
20 Dec 2016 - 10 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
£673
£2,102
 
 
Low season
11 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£277
for 3 nights
From
£92
£589
£1,850
 
 
High season
1 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
£673
£2,102
 
 
Low season
1 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£277
for 3 nights
From
£92
£589
£1,850
 
 
High season
20 Dec 2017 - 10 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
£673
£2,102
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
£673
£2,102
 

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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in SS. Annunziata in Florence Area

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq. ft.
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:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • 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

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