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Elegance and comfort of a 5-star suite in an ideal location. NO EXTRA COSTS

Overview

Property

Updated: 04-Dec-2016
1 bedrom luxury apartment, central, elevator, air conditioning wifi steam shower

The owner, Piero, will meet you at train station and walk you to the apartment to give you all the information you could need to enjoy the apartment and your stay.

Easy to reach at arrival and a stones throw from all attractions provides everything you could possibly need. All you need to enjoy the city..An elegant apartment renovated to the highest standards with a unique mix of antique and modern design furnishing Located a few steps from San Lorenzo cathedral it is only 350 meters (less than a quarter of mile) from Santa Maria Novella Central Station and 400 meters from Duomo. Nowhere is far away but not in the noisy touristy part of the center. An ideal location either for visiting the city or for day trips to Tuscany and all the italian cities accessible by fast trains ( Venice, Milan, Rome etc.)

The building. of historical relevance , has lift and is in a very central but quiet street. The high floor and the wide windows provide plenty of light.

The apartment has a fully equipped kitchen with top of standard utensils and appliances. Everything you can possibly think of. Espresso coffee machine, ice maker, microwave, owen, washer/dryer, air conditioning, wide screen 3D satellite TV, blue-ray player, radio/Cd player with I-Pod station, high speed internet wi-fi connection, PC, printer, chromotherapic shower equipped wit Turkish shower function in which two people can comfortably seat. The separate bedroom has extremely comfortable beds and a wide wardrobe.

More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, Spanish, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

Pier is the best host I have seen so far. He is very friendly and nice to accommodate our changes in the trip (because of the Air France Pilots' strike, we have been changing the arrival time but Pier is so patient and nice to us). He welcomed us in the apartment and showed us around. Let us know how to operate all the equipment in his lovely apartment. He even bought us fruit and drinks to welcome us. He also provided us a map of Florence and told us where are the attractions and the direction. Gave us useful tips and restaurant recommendations. He sent us email on the next day to make sure we do not have any questions.

For the apartment itself, it is located at the city center which is less than 10 minutes walk from the train station. The interior is remodeled and it gives you modern but blended with historical feeling (the building was built in 17th century). It is the best apartment we stayed during our Europe trip. We for sure will recommend this property to our friends and will come visit again in the future. =)



This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Sep 2014
  • 1 of 7

46 Reviews

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based on 46 holidaymaker reviews

5

Great location, luxurious apartmen, perfect host

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is luxurious and perfectly appointed.

Piero makes sure you have direction to all the appliances.

Any need has bee anticipated. Great heartfelt hospitality.

Heavenly mattresses, I never slept better.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best housing experience I had in Europe

  • 5 of 5

I had to restrain myself not to say wow a million times while Pier showed me the apartment. Wonderful, elegant, elegant, elegant in every detail, and spectacularly clean.

Fantastic location, close to everything.

Thanks Pier, for your wonderful hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Apartment was awesome and had everything

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was 5 mins from train station. The apartment had everything you could possible need. Would definitely stay here if we go back to Florence.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Lorenzo modern appartment

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, amenities and owner. The only negative for us, who are not used to sleeping in a city, was the street noise at night. Piero was especially kind and helpful to make certain our stay was above expectations.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Four days in Florence apartment

  • 4 of 5

Arrived in Florence and met Piero at apartment, where he showed us around and explained how to operate the steam shower, coffee maker, and washing machine. He also suggested local grocery stores and restaurants we might use. The apartment was very functional, comfortable for two people and well appointed. The bed was the best I have ever slept in. The only downside was the street noise. Rob J

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Small apartment, big wow factor

  • 5 of 5

Pier, the owner was gracious with his hospitality. He made sure all arrangements were made with the utmost attention to detail, from greeting us early to allow us to drop off luggage to stocking the refrigerator with prosecco to arranging a driver to take us to the airport. The apartment has old charm with modern conveniences like a washer/dryer, beautiful modern bathroom with a steam shower, and flat screen tv with cable and internet. All this in the perfect central location to museums, shopping, and the market. If ever in Florence again, this place will definitely be the place we will stay! Thanks Pier!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Location

From the Owner

The apartment is in a strategic location, a stone throw from central train station, Duomo Cathedral and all attractions. There's an elevator that's not a common facility in the center of the city and the building itself is elegant and of historical and cultural value, residence of Ugo Foscolo's patron Candida Quirina Mocenni, Martelli's relative, in '700.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Peretola at 4 Kilometres Nearest Train : Santa Maria Novella at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A11 at 4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Forte dei Marmi at 80 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Right in the center of the center of Florence.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
autumn
31 Oct 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£203
for 2 nights
From
£102
£673
£2,523
 
 
winter
6 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£202
for 2 nights
From
£101
£673
£2,523
 
 
high 17
13 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£303
for 2 nights
From
£151
£1,009
£2,943
 
 
low summer
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£235
for 2 nights
From
£118
£799
£1,514
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£277
for 2 nights
From
£139
£942
£2,523
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

A unique location between Santa Maria Novella, Cappelle Medicee, San Lorenzo Market and Duomo Cathedral. The area is full of restaurants, shops, supermarkets, and close to the incredible in-door market of San Lorenzo, the gastronomic mecca of the city.

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna

Suitability

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

Location Type

  • city centre

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Floor Area

  • 50 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, emotional chromo-therapy shower with hammam ( turkish bath)
  • The bathroom completely covered in golden travertine, with a sink carved from a solid block of the same stone, offers a 'large walk-in shower with chrome-therapeutic Gessi emotional shower and turkish bath with color therapy and aromatherapy.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Double or twin beds, smart tv, air conditioning

Meals

  • Self-catering

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