Penelope - Florence center near Piazza Santa Croce 2 bdr
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4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
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Lovely and central flat for rent located in Florence in the Santa Croce area. It can accommodate up to 4 people, has 2 bedrooms and 1 full bathrooms. This lovely house is ideal for a family looking for an apartment close to all monuments.

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Lovely and central flat for rent located in Florence in the Santa Croce area. It can accommodate up to 4 people, has 2 bedrooms and 1 full bathrooms. This lovely house is ideal for a family looking for an apartment close to all monuments.

Located on the first floor without elevator - about 19 steps to climb in an area called "Santa Croce" which reflects perfectly the soul of Florence, full of tradition and history it’s at the same time one of the most touristic areas in the city since here you can admire works of art of any kind. Santa Croce is also famous for its nightlife and it won't be difficult to find clubs, discos and bars or even lovely restaurants and trattorias.

The apartment (70 sq. m / 753 sq. ft) has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom and can comfortably accommodate up to 4 people. The property is on one single level and you can discover everything just following the corridor that is the heart of the property. On the right of the entrance you will discover the living room with dining corner that is perfect for relaxation. On the left of the entrance door you will find the well equipped kitchen, and even if it's essencial it will allow you to cook anything you need at home. After the kitchen you will find both bedrooms, one with double bed and the other one twin beds. At the end of the corridor there is the bathroom which is complete with shower. At guest'sdisposal a portable air conditioner.
Ideal for a family with children for short term rentals. Perfect for anyboby looking for a property that is right in the middle of every monument of the city. The property is also near many restaurants and shops in general, so it will be easy for you to reach everything on foot.

Pricing Information:
Included in the price: Utilities included up to € 100.00 (for stays up to 30 days), final cleaning, towels and sheets provided, condominium fees, and agency fees.
Not included in the price: Tourist tax of €2.50 per person (over the age of 12) per night, for the first 7 nights (for information regarding exemptions and reductions, see our F.A.Q. page), utilities of water, electricity, and gas (for rentals over 30 days) if exceeding € 100.00; fee for registering the contract (which in accordance to Italian law must be written in Italian), for rentals over 30 days, equal to 1% of the total rental price (with a minimum fee of € 33.50) plus tax stamps.

Security Deposit:
All clients staying up to 14 days will have to grant 300,00€ as deposit with a valid credit card, while for stays between 14 days and 60 days the guests will have to grant 1000,00€ as deposit with a valid credit card (prepaid cards are not accepted). For rentals over 60 days special conditions apply.

Area
The apartment is located in the Santa Croce district on the eastern edge of Florence’s historic city centre. The area takes its name from one of the city’s most remarkable churches. The Santa Croce neighbourhood provides a rare glimpse of “old” Florence with lively markets and tiny leather and artisan workshops, including the flea market (Mercato delle Pulci) at Piazza dei Ciompi. The Mercato St. Ambrogio, the city’s second main food market after the Mercato San Lorenzo, is within close walking distance too.
Furthermore, the area is just a stone’s throw from some of the city’s main cultural attractions such as the Bargello Palace, which houses one of Italy’s most important museums, the Casa Buonarroti, (the former home of Michelangelo), Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio and Ponte Vecchio, not forgetting the magnificent Santa Croce church and museum. You will also enjoy the largest selection of boutique shops, bars and typical restaurants and pizzerias within the city. Three of the finest and most expensive restaurants, Cibreo, Pinchiorri and Alle Murate are located nearby. There is also a good choice of mid-priced options.

By night, Santa Croce becomes one of the liveliest parts of town and with its pedestrianised streets and illuminated buildings it transforms into the perfect venue for an after-dinner glass of wine or evening stroll. For those choosing an apartment in this area Santa Croce offers several food stores, supermarkets, laundrettes and individual gift shops as well as being adequately served by the local public transport service.

Public transport
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Parking
Florence city centre is a ZTL zone which means a “limited traffic zone” and therefore special rules apply to when you can enter this area. This particular apartment is in fact located within the ZTL zone so this means that if you are thinking of coming to Florence by car and wish to drive around and park, then you will need to pay special attention to the road signs, CCTV cameras and access cameras (they will show either a red/green light) in order to avoid receiving fines. Guests who need to travel within the ZTL zone by car to reach their apartment are advised to contact one of the private garages in the centre (the one nearest the apartment you are staying in) and obtain a temporary access permit. Upon arrival at the garage, guests must specify they need access for the ZTL and the garage will then note the vehicle’s number plate and forward it to the appropriate police headquarters.

This property for rent is not a hotel, agritourism, B&B or similar, and therefore by law, extra services similar to those you may find in these types of accommodations, such as a reception, concierge or security, receiving mail, provision of meals and drinks, cleaning and change of linen during your stay, and amenity kits with soaps etc. are strictly prohibited.

APE energy certification level: G 178,0 kWh/m2 per year


Amenities
Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Washer
Iron

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Security Deposit £924
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

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Availability
3 nights minimum stay

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Halldis is a property management company, specialized in short term rentals of apartments throughout Italy and Europe. We manage furnished apartments in several location on the Italian lakes, on the Alpes and Mediterranean coast. We will be at your disposal to find the most suitable apartment for your needs!

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