Nice apartment in central Florence
Nice apartment in central Florence


Entire home/flat

4 guests

2 bedrooms

3 Beds

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About this listing

It's a nice charming Florentine apartment in the old city center. 5 minutes far from the Duomo and the Uffizi and 15 min far from train station by feet. Thanks to its view on a garden the apartment it's very quiet and always fresh during the summer.

The space

The apartment was completely renovated in 2011 and is situated in an ancient medieval convent near the famous church of Santa Croce. The flat reflect the medieval origin of the building with some details such as ceilings with wooden beams and ancient Florentine terracotta floor. There are two bedrooms with double beds ans a nice living room with kitchen. From the lounge you can enjoy a pleasant view of the garden of Borgo Allegri.

Guest access

You can reach the apartment by bus, by taxi or by feet.

By bus(15 min): take the city bus line C2 (from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.) from "Stazione Alamanni" to "Malborghetto". Bus tickets can be purchased (1.5 €) on board asking the driver.

By taxi (10 min): at the train station you can easily find and take a taxi. There's a taxi station just in front of the exit. The ride should cost you approximately 20/25€.

By Feet (25 min): -From Piazza Stazione (The train station square) go straight to Via Panzani up to the Piazza del Duomo.
-Continue straight along the cathedral and, walking around, get into Via del Proconsolo.
-Continue on Via del Proconsolo and take the second road on the left (Via Ghibellina).
-Continue for 600 meters on Via Ghibelline and take the road not right. -You will be in Via de 'Macci.

During your stay in Florence, you can visit a lot of museums churches and gardens. I recommend you to buy a guidebook to better discover all the typical and hidden places of Florence, but I'll try to give you some tips.

Museums: Uffizi (where you can see the most important Renaissance paintings) the Accademia (where you can see the David of Michelangelo and other magnificent renaissence statues and paintings), the Palazzo Pitti Museum or the Scienze Museum (near the Uffizi), the archaeological Museum where you can find the world most important collection of Etruscan Art and the fourth European collection of Egyptians Art.

Churches: Florence is well knew for its wonderful churches such as the Cathedral and its cupola, Santo Spirito, Santa Croce ( 2 min from the apartment), Santa Maria Novella (and the ancient perfumes factory of the monks), the convent of San Marco with its beautiful frescoes by Beato Angelico or San Miniato with its splendid view on the city and its ancient monumental cemetery .

Gardens: Florence its surrounded by wonderful hills where you can find some beautiful gardens such as: The Boboli Garden (Palazzo Pitti's Garden); the Bardini Garden (you can visit it with the boboli garden ticket); The Botanic Garden (Orto Botanico) near San Marco Church. If you want to enjoy a splendid view of Florence you can also visit the pretty little town of Fiesole (25 minutes by bus line 7 from S. Marco Square).

Interaction with guests

We live 500 meters far fro the apartment. One of the family members (me, my brother and my parents) will be surely available during all your stay.

Other things to note

- NOTE: WITH THE PRICE INDICATED WE SHALL ASK FOR THE PAYMENT OF TAX OF THE CITY OF FLORENCE.
THE TAX IS 2.5 EURO PER PERSON AND PER NIGHT.
- IMPORTANT: For changing and cancelling long stays reservations (more than 7 days) please be kind to warn me at least two weeks in advance.


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat

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House Rules
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 2PM

- IMPORTANT: For changing and cancelling long stays (more than 7 days) please be kind to warn me at least two weeks in advance.
-Be careful not to disturb the neighbors ( in particular at night and on week-ends );
-Always remember to close the door and the outer gate;
-Enjoy the apartment and the stay in Florence!


Cancellations

This host has a Moderate Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 7 days of the trip and get a 50% refund of the nightly rate, as well as a full refund of fees.


Availability
3 nights minimum stay.
From Mar 12 - Jun 30, 2017 the minimum stay is 2 nights.

119 Reviews


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Janet User Profile
June 2017
Excellent apartment

Marion User Profile
June 2017
Very nice appartment located very central in Florence. Nice restaurants and cafés nearby.

Subramanian User Profile
May 2017
Very good apartment located in the heart of the city centre! All important tourist attractions are within 20 minutes walk.SMN railway station is in 20 minutes! Apartment was cosy and Fillipo' s father was very kind and helpful in check in and telling us about going around in town. Nearby restaurants and laundry add to stay advantage! Will stay here again. Thank you Fillipo

Valéria User Profile
May 2017
Probably the best apartment I've ever stayed in using airbnb. The location is perfect, I did not take a bus or subway any time, I did everything on foot. There is a supermarket close by as well. The kitchen has everything I needed to cook, the beds are great, the apartment is spacious, nothing lacking. Filippo is very kind and left a notebook with map and information of the city. Highly recommend !! **** Provavelmente o melhor apartamento que ja me hospedei usando o airbnb. A localização é perfeita, não peguei onibus ou metro nenhuma vez, fiz tudo a pé. Tem supermercado por perto também. A cozinha tem tudo que precisei para cozinhar, as camas são otimas, o apartamento é espaçoso, não faltou nada. O Filippo é super agradavel, se colocou a disposição para qualquer coisa e ainda deixou um livro com mapa e varias informações da cidade. Recomendo muitissimo!!
Filippo User Profile
Response from Filippo:
thank you Valéria !! host you has been a real pleasure . I'll be very happy to host you again!
May 2017

Audrey User Profile
May 2017
Beautiful flat in great location, a 15 minutes walk away from all the main sites. We loved our stay in Florence and the flat is airy and light making it an agreeable place to have dinner at night when we were too tired to go out after a day of visiting. There's a great market around the corner and some nice restaurants too.

Catalina User Profile
April 2017
It was very nice staying in Fillipo' s house.

Jaime User Profile
April 2017
Fillipos apartment is in the perfect location if you want to be in the heart of it all. Short walk to the river and center of town and museums a five minute walk to see the David. Loved the place thank you fillipo for the advice and help definitely recxomend this apartment!

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