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Florence City center elegant apartment with large terrace 50 meters from Duomo



Updated: 05-Dec-2016
2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large dining room-kitchen, living with sofa extra bed.

Oriuolo apartment is a very comfortable apartment with a surface of more than 100 sq.

(ft2 1.076) divided into 4 large rooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 large entrance and a long corridor, with air conditioned and internet Wi-Fi.

A beautiful and sunny terrace (more than 35 sq. - ft2 - 376.): is the best place where to relax after a full day spent visiting all the beauties of Florence.

The feeling is to be at home and not in a residence or hotel.

The apartment is on the first floor of a 19th century house, in front of an ancient cloister (13th century) with its garden, now Oblate Library and cultural Centre.

Its location is in the heart of Florence, 100 meters from the Duomo and within walking distance from many restaurants, museums, monuments, theatres and the famous fashionable shopping areas.

It is suitable for two couples or a family.

The internal disposition of the rooms allows the best privacy when sharing the apartment.

It has 2 separate bedrooms: the first is a large charming room with a king-sized bed, separated by an entrance and a long corridor from the second, which has cast-iron twin beds. There are 2 complete bathrooms, both with showers.

The living room has a sofa bed for 2 persons and leads to the beautiful terrace.

The furniture is antique style, while the kitchen is modern and fully equipped, including fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, cutlery and crockery, etc. Air conditioned - Internet ADSL. A desk top is available– TV- DVD. Ideal for 4 persons, short or long term rental.

The location of Oriuolo apartment is simply great and allows you to profit at the best of Florence quality life.

We are in the full Centre, so you do not need transport to reach the most important attractions in Florence.

All you might need for buying food is so near: a supermarket, open till 9 p.m. or the S. Ambrogio Market to plunge in the Florentine atmosphere and offering the best and fresh Italian food.

Bars, restaurants, shopping district, museums, and arts are surrounding you and you have the full choice where to go any time, in a very safe way.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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The apartment is a dream, the city of Florence is exquisite and the owners are delightful and knowledgeable. This was a truly lucky find!

Written by Serena from Los Angeles
Nov 2007
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11 Reviews

based on 11 holidaymaker reviews


Florence Rental # 84127ha

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a rental in Florence, Italy, look no further. The 2 bedroom, 2 bath rental just down the street from Santa Maria del Fiore on Via del Orioulo is a perfect choice. The owners are readily available and extremely friendly. Everything is within walking distance. There is a weekly linen and cleaning service provided by the owners. I stayed for 2 months and only wish I could have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location and very stlyish

  • 5 of 5

As a base for hitting the pavements, sights and soaking up Florence, this was perfect. Very home from home Italian style. Lovely and knowledgeable hosts with excellent restaurant recommendations and things to find off the beaten track.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to share with you our experience in terms of all the beautiful opportunities offered by Florence and surrownding. We love our city and apartment and it is a joy to know that you had such a great time. We hope to see you again.
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A lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week at via dell'Oriuolo where we had a lovely time. We had a warm welcome from Laura when we arrived, and she was most helpful and delightful telling us where to shop and eat in the neighborhood. We enjoyed the St Ambrogio's Market the most! The location was so central, we could hear the bells of the Duomo, 5 minutes away, and the cloistered garden across the street provided lots of light into the front rooms. We spent many delightful evenings on the pretty terrace, before dinner. Everything worked perfectly, including the wifi, and the washing machine, and the rooms were very comfortable and beautifully maintained. We very much enjoyed the paintings on the walls and the furnishings. We would heartily recommend this lovely place, and would be lucky to stay here again if we return to Florence!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Nancy, I would like to thank you for being my guest with your lovely family. I appreciated very much your review and I always will try to do my best to let enjoy to my guests the beauties of Florence, the town I love. I hope to see you again. Laura
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  • 5 of 5

Just returned from 6 glorious weeks in this apartment in this amazing city. The apartment is quite large and each en suite bedroom is well separated for privacy. The locations is 5-10 minute walk from most major sites

The terrace is large and well landscaped. It was a special treat to come "home" after a day of walking and relax on the terrace with a glass of wine. The apartment is even more beautiful than the pictures. There is nothing to disappoint.

Laura and Garbriele are wonderful hosts and acclimated us to the apartment and to the surrounding neighborhood

We are very sad to leave our friends,Laura and Gabriele, but feel fortunate to have met them and to have spent so much time in Florence.

If you are fortunate to find this apartment available---do not hesitate to rent it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a great pleasure to have Marsha and Jerry in our apartment. Their enthusiasm was the best answer to all we try to do for our guest and we can say that, in this case, we found new friends. Thank you for all
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Location and comfort!!

  • 5 of 5

From the warm welcome by Laura to our last breakfast - a delightful experience.

All the main tourist sites are within easy reach, the electric buses are nearby if you get tired of walking.

We cooked most of our meals and enjoyed the excellent market Laura showed us, the kitchen allowed us full facilities.

The photos are accurate! Of particular value was the terrace, full of plants, facing south but well shaded.

As an unplanned bonus the World Cycling Championships passed under the window!

Many thanks to Laura.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was my pleasure to have you at Oriuolo Apartment and I look forward to see you again! Laura
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If You Can, Book This Apartment!!!

  • 5 of 5

Florence is an amazing city and this apartment is as amazing as Florence!!! The property is centrally located. Not one of the major sights is more than a brief stroll away!

The apartment is beautiful, immaculate, and well-maintained. All the amenities one could hope for are here for you to use... washing machine, dishwasher, coffee makers, air conditioning, wireless internet are all included!

The owners are exemplary. Upon check-in, we were greeted with a bottle of wine and a neighborhood visit. We were shown where to shop for groceries, for pastries, for capuccino, for pizza.

The depiction of the apartment on the website was 100% accurate. In fact, it's hard to believe but it was even more attractive in person!

There are so many sights and attractions in Florence that you may never want to leave the city. But, if time allows, you should. Again, only a few minutes away is the train station. I recommend you visit Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano, Lucca, Cortona, Montepulciano, and Pienza. A wonderful day trip would be to Venice. It's only two hours away via high speed train!

We loved our stay at Apartment 84127. We expect to return again in the not too distant future. We cannot recommend this highly enough.

If you can, we urge you to BOOK THIS APARTMENT!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: we would like to thank Isabel and Gary for being our guests during this unusually raining Spring. Their joy of life is extraordinary and they let us participate to their discovery in Florence and around. My husband Gabriele and I we hope to meet them again and have the pleasure to share their enthusiasm.
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From the Owner

The location allowes you to visit Florence without any difficulties, enjoing to be near to all you "must" see in town! You will feel to be at home and not in an hotel or in a standard residence. Paintings on the wall are belonging to the family and some made by my husband's father. So an important part of us, of our feeling and way to live is reflected in Oriuolo apartment.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Florence FLR at 15 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 50 Metres Nearest Ferry : Livorno at 80 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Ugolino Golf at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Santa Maria Novella at 1 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Autostrada del Sole A1- Firenze Sud at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Natalino- la Giostra- I Ghibellini- at 50 Metres Nearest Ski : Abetone at 90 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Viareggio at 80 Kilometres Car: not necessary

The apartment is in the heart of Florence’s historic Centre, 100 meters from the Duomo, and at a walking distance from museums, monuments, famous brand name shops and charming boutiques with handmade goods, theatres and many restaurants. The Uffizi Gallery is less than 10 minutes’ walk, as well as the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Bargello, Galleria dell'Accademia ( David, Michelangelo’s masterpiece) etc. Oriuolo apartment is located in a ZTL, an area with limited traffic access, only for residents, resulting in a tranquil environment. Near the apartment there is a garage where it is possible to find a paying parking place. The apartment is near many famous cultural landmarks: the New Oblate Library is right in front of the house, with an incomparable view of the Duomo and its surroundings.

At only 15 minutes’ walk, there is the 'Archivio di Stato', very important for researchers, professors coming from all over the world. In addition, there are many international schools and educational institutes for Italian language and culture and also very attractive cooking schools.

Other Activities: Museums, shopping area, theaters , restaurants, Italian language-culture-arts schools

Golf: Ugolino Golf Club 18 holes.

Ski: Abetone Sky Station in the Apennines Mountains is an opportunity to spend a nice day or more days in the mountain.

Easy to reach by car - Travel Time from Florence 1, 30 h.

Rome and Venice are reachable by train just in 1h 30minutes, allowing 1 day trip. Bologna and Milano as well.

We will be happy to help you and we can organize personal trip to the country side to appreciate all the beauties that Tuscany offers


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn Season 2016
22 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas 2016/ New Year 2017
21 Dec 2016 - 9 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter Season 2017
10 Jan 2017 - 20 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Spring-Summer Season
21 Mar 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates include utilities and final cleaning
Down payment at reservation : 50%
Payments: Bank transfer for the down payment or Paypal - for remaining 50% cash at arrival in Euro.
For rent less or more than 7 days, please contact the owner for availability and quotation.
Available on demand for longer period rent( monthly or longer ).
Check in : 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Check out : 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 05-Dec-2016
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From the Owner

The terrace will give you the feeling to be far away from the center of the town and you will relax enjoing the sun and the special feeling that only in some hidden corner of Florence you can still find.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre
  • town


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling

Floor Area

  • 100 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • The two bathrooms are modern and refresched with exquisite traditional Italian tiles.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, for 2 persons
  • The main bedroom is charmingly furnished in rich yellow and red with a queen size bed, an antique desk and wardrobe. The second bedroom, in light green and pale pink, has two single handmade cast iron beds, a special craft of Florence. The living room has a very comfortable sofa bed for 2 people with a view on the terrace.


  • Terrace ...
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs


  • Self-catering


  • The apartment is at the first floor with an easily accessible staircase. No lift. The apartment has individual heating and air conditioning which allow the best comfort

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