|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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 ).
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
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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
The entire top floor of the building belonged to my family for over 200 years
The best location in the Florence’s historical centre
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!!
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.
Great location! Luca was helpful and informative - the apartment was clean and true to photos...the many steps to get there was well worth it !!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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
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
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.