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Discover Florence in a quiet apartment with a gorgeous view, air conditioning

Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

2 bedrooms, living room, bathroom with shower, full kitchen, terrace with view.

The apartment Montebello is located on the fifth floor with lift until the fourth floor than there are 2o steps to reach the apartment. It consists of a large living room, one double room, one single room, a spacious bathroom with shower and a fully furnished kitchen. TV, WiFI, air conditioning, dish washer and washing machine are provided.

Few steps leads you to beautiful terrace from where you can admire a gorgeous view of 360° on the city and hills around Florence.

Apartment “Montebello” is located in the hearth of Florence and it is located one of the most silent and peaceful city-centre streets, Via Montebello. The apartment's neighborhood was called “Ognissanti” thanks to the presence of the florentine-baroque Church “Ognissanti”. From 1865 to 1871 Florence was the capital of the recently enstablished Kingdom of Italy, so that many palaces in the Ognissanti neighborhood (including that of Montebello Apartment) were built in order to host the members of the Government and their families. The area is plenty of typical italian craftsmen's bottegas, medieval churches, osterias, trattorias and outstanding italian restaurants. The famous Lungarni are just around the corner and the Duomo is just a five minutes walk from Montebello Apartment, Palazzo Vecchio – 10 minutes, Ponte Vecchio – 7 minutes, Palazzo Pitti – 15 minutes and the Uffizzi Museum – 8 minutes, Santa Maria Novella station- 5 minutes.

Just next to the apartment's palace is situated the bus stop of the Florence Site-seeing red buses and others. Nearby the Montebello street there are two supermarkets, some bakeries and delicious pastry shops.

More Details

About Us

Lucia Cecioni
Lucia Apartments
Lungarno Vespucci,68, Florence
50123 Florence
VAT Reg NoIT06605760484

Ms. Lucia
Member since: 2001
Speaks English, French, Russian, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 March, 2018

About Ms. Lucia

Hello! My name is Lucia and I am the owner of the apartment La Casina. I also run other apartments in Florence and I am happy to do my best to offer a selection of great apartments to my guests to make the is stay unforgettable !!!

Ms. Lucia purchased this apartment in 2010


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Santa Maria Novella in Centro Storico (Quartiere 1)

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There is one bathroom with shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Double room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Single room - 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • There are two bedrooms, one double and one single. The double rooms has one king size bed and ion the single room there is one single bed, we can add a single pull out bed.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services


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(74 traveller reviews)

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Discover Florence in a quiet apartment with a gorgeous view, air conditioning
average rating of 4.972973 based on 74 reviews
Cape May, New Jersey, USA

Dream apartment in a dream city.

  • 5 of 5

Look no more, this is it. This is a lovely home away from home. This is a spacious, beautifully appointed mix of authentic Tuscany and modern comfort. The space is a warm and comfortable space. The fully equipped kitchen and large bathroom (with clothing washer) are modern and useful. The comfortable bed is a beautiful antique set up with luxurious linens. Lucia is a wonderful and helpful host. The entire space is large and efficiently arranged and totally pleasant and comfy. The cherry on top of the cake is a private furnished rooftop terrace with an expansive view of the lovely city of Florence in all directions. The neighborhood is safe and quiet and everything you would ever need or want is a short pleasant walk away. All of the attractions of Florence are an easy walk away as well. Even if you want or need a taxi or bus it is an easy walk to either. This place is superlative. Even if it is a little bit out of your price range this is worth the splurge. Treat yourself, you probably traveled thousands of mile to see beautiful Florence why not stay in a beautiful place too? This is a wonderful place.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved our stay at Apartment Montebello

  • 5 of 5

Our accommodations found at Apartment Montebello were just as pictured. Spacious room for three adults and two small children ages 3 years and 1 year. The kitchen space was well furnished with household items. The beds were comfortable with fluffy down comforters. There was a nice supply of Tourist Brochures, Maps and Books. The interior apartment access to the rooftop patio was secure.

The walk from the train station was very easy. The location was perfect along the river. We walked the river into the Historic Area. The apartment is located close to luxury hotels such as The Regent and Westin Hotel. We loved the area/location.

Lucia, thank you for welcoming us into your apartment. We had a wonderful time!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathy..thank you for your super review..i am very happy you had a good time and that your enjoyed the apartment and the area... Take care and I hope to see you again! Lucia
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Huntington Beach, CA

Wonderful apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

Loved staying at this Airbnb. Host was very responsive and accommodating. Would definitely want to stay here again next time in Florence. Very homey and comfortable and in a great walking location to sites.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Janet Jo! I am happy you had a good time!!! I hope to welcome you to Florence next time!!! Lucia
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Cozy Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Lucia was the perfect host. She recommended close places to have a bite to eat (which were outstanding). She recommended the top attractions to see while we were in Florence. Nicely decorated apartment. Close to the train station (maybe 5-10 minute walk). All piazza’s are within walking distance. Outstanding view of Florence from the terrace. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to visit Florence.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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When can we come back!?

  • 5 of 5

A comfortable, clean and very conveniently located apartment. We would be happy to come back to Florence and stay here again.

Many thanks, Lucia!

C, R & E

  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I happy you had a good time!!! I hope to see you again one day! Lucia
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United States

Take note - senior travelers

  • 5 of 5

I thought I'd give this little review a different spin, the experience of a pair of 70 year olds in the Apartment Montebello. We were looking for a place a little distance from the more lively sections of the city but still close enough to easily enjoy all of the benefits. A terrace for breakfasts and afternoon wine and cheese was also a must. So, my fellow seniors, you can read the descriptions and see that this apartment ticks all the boxes.

By the way, the pictures here don't do justice to the view you will have from the terrace. What might give you pause is the honest description of stairs. A full flight of 20 (broken by a landing) from the elevator to the 4th floor and a further flight up to the rooftop terrace. I can tell you that we managed just fine and we are not senior triathletes by any measure.

You will be rewarded, not only by a beautifully kept apartment but also by the opportunity to live like a local for a week. Around the corner is Borgo Ognissanti upon which you can immerse yourself in the real life of Firenze. Within a block of the apartment are many bakeries; we used Forno Becagli every morning for fresh pastries and once for a great picnic dinner on the terrace as they also make sandwiches in th afternoon. One of the best restaurants in town, Trattoria Armando is there. The little Conad supermarket where you will get your milk, coffee etc, ; there is even a great gelato place down the street.

Now for you youngsters all of the attractions you want to see are a 10 to 15 minute walk away. For you oldsters who need to preserve your energy there is a cab stand in front the Westin Hotel - just 3 minutes walk. For 10-15 euro you can get anywhere in town. You are on vacation after all.

So I hope I have convinced a few of my fellow seniors to try this way of immersing yourself in a place like the apartment Montebello. You will find that Signora Lucia is una bella signora who provides for all of your needs.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: How beautiful and how amazing is this review! I thank you so much for finding the time to wrote such a nice letter and words and tips for everybody! I must say also you left the apartment in perfect condition and this is not usual... Thank you very much for choosing the apartment Montebello! Lucia "una bella signora" !
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Amerigo Vespucci - Firenze Peretola
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
300 Metres
Santa Maria Novella Station
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Firenze A1 or A11
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Via Montebello, Borgognissanti, Via Il Prato
Nearest Ski
86 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Viareggio- Lucca
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the neighborhood of Santa Maria Novella, the one where the central train station is. You can have some rest from the trip sitting in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, then visit the basilica and walk a bit along the characteristic streets nearby. If you walk up to via della Scala take a look to the historical pharmacy, the oldest in Europe. The Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella is not an ordinary pharmacy: enter here will be like entering a museum.

If you like walking around you should visit the maghificence of the Ognissanti Church, at only two minutes form the apartment.

You can see the Last Supper made by Domenico Ghirlandaio and the Crucifix by Giotto. Many handcrafts shops, restaurants, typical trattorias offers you a big opportunity to choose what you like more.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Santa Maria Novella, Florence

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring, summer, autum
1 Mar 2018 - 5 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
6 Nov 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
2 Dec 2018 - 25 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
winter 2
26 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £2.67 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Arrival time is usually from 17:00 to 19:00 or in according with me and you. Check-out time should be not later than 10:00 in the morning.
To avoid long queues I can provide for tickets museum reservation for Uffizzi, Accademia and PItti Palace (for free).
WIFi is available and free. If you like to come by car there are two garage nearby.
My cell phone is on h24 for any emergency of help you need.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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