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Discover Florence staying in a 9th century Palazzo along the Arno River



Updated: 04-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Apartment Vespucci sleeps 2+2, one double room, living room, kitchen, 1 bathroom

Apartment Vespucci (70sqm) situated in a beautiful and important 19nth century Palazzo along the Arno River. With a nice walk along the Arno River you can easily reach all major museums and monuments; it certainly offers you the opportunity of visiting Florence exclusively. Restaurants, Pizzeria and Trattoria are nearby together with 2 supermarkets.

The Cascine Park is at two minutes on foot and every Tuesday morning there is a big open market.

Bus stop and tram stop are at 2 minutes on foot.

The opera is at 3 minutes on foot together with shopping centre. Come to Florence and stay in apartment Vespucci! (windows are not on the River but in the large and quiet courtyard).

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About the Owner

Ms. Lucia
Member since: 2001
Speaks English, French, Russian, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
4 June, 2017

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 !!!

81 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(81 traveller reviews)


Loved living like a local!!!

  • 5 of 5

Lucia was a very gracious hostess. We loved all the information she gave us which really added to our overall experience!! We loved the grocery store she recommended so much, we were able to cook all of our meals. The apt. has a great layout and we loved having the washer machine available. Will definitely return to see Lucia again!! Be sure to go for a walk at sunset on the river path.

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, thank you for your super review. I am happy you had a good time and happy to welcome you again in Florence! Lucia
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Very comfortable, excellent location

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Ms Lucia took time to show us places to visit and where to have dinner. We felt very secure walking to the apartment and while inside. We were also able to walk everywhere from this location. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Apartment Vespucci

  • 3 of 5

This is a well equipped, elegant and spacious apartment in a quiet residential area. However, the bed and pillows are very firm so we did not sleep well.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Napa, Ca

Wonderful apartment. Lucia is a great host.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is clean and spacious. Kitchen is well equipped. We have stayed here three times and will return if we return to Florence.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well located within easy walking distance to all main attractions

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Lucia for a lovely stay at your apartment. The property is well presented with everything you need to make your stay pleasant. It was very quiet and peaceful. All sites were easy to get to from the apartment and Lucia was very helpful advising us how to get there.

Thanks again Lucia

Pat and Bob (England)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello!!! I thank you so much! I hope to see you again in Florence! and I wish you all the best! Lucia
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Lovely apartment on the Arno

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this apartment for a week in early September. It has a great location, next to the river Arno about 20 minute walk to the tourist area and is very secure with windows opening to a courtyard. The apartment was very clean with a small kitchen that has everything you need to eat in. One bedroom with an additional single bed in the common area which my teen aged son was comfortable on. It also has a washing machine which was a great convenience. I would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! I hope to welcome you in Florence again! Lucia
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Amerigo Vespucci, Peretola at 8 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Corso Italia at 100 Metres Nearest Ferry : Livorno at 100 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Ugolino at 20 Kilometres Nearest Train : Santa Maria Novella at 1 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Firenze A1 or A 11 at 8 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Via Montebello, Corso Italia, Via Il Prato at 100 Metres Nearest Ski : Abetone at 86 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Viareggio- Lucca at 100 Kilometres Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the Lungarno Vespucci, very near the Railway Station and at 5 minutes from the major streets of the city centre. Restaurants and trattorias are in walking distance together with supermarkets and shopping centre. Ponte Vecchio is at 15 minutes of foot. Bus stop and tram stop are at 3 minutes. The area in quiet and safe, come to see Florence staying in apartment Vespucci!!!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
25 Feb 2017 - 6 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
7 Nov 2017 - 4 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas time
5 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018
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 £1.26 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Price includes linen, electricity, water, final cleaning and taxes.
Gas for heating is not included and it is in according to the consumption.
To make a reservation I usually require a 10% deposit.
We provide tickets reservation for Uffizi Museum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 04-Jun-2017


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing

Floor Area

  • 70 m²


  • Bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Fully furnished bathroom with bath and shower, bidet and washing machine.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • living room - 1 Single Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon, in the living room
  • Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • One double room with king size bed and single sofa bed in the living room and one single pull out bed in the living room.


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed


  • The apartment consists of a large dining-living room with a single sofa bed , one double room with king size bed, one big bathroom with bath and shower. a well furnished kitchen.