- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- 5 People
- 65m² Surface
Charming 2-bed apartment in building with lift overlooking the DUOMO, perfect for families and couples.
The flat is located in the heart of Florence on the 3rd floor (US 4th) of a historical palace of the 19th Century which was built during the transformations when Florence was capital of Italy (1865-70).
The location is unbeatable, in the middle of all sights and action and and at the same time a very quiet flat. The street door is on vibrant via Roma, but the flat is on the backside of the building. The step free Elevator is there for luggage, groceries, and those needing help after long sightseeing. Completely on one level, from the balcony you will admire the beauty of Renaissance while sipping a glass of Chianti.
All major sights are around the corner: Baptistery, Duomo and Cupola, the newly re-opened Museo dell'Opera del Duomo. Michelangelo's masterpieces in Galleria dell'Accademia and Medici Chapels are 5 minutes away. Uffizi Gallery and Palazzo Vecchio are a 3 minutes' walk. Continuing on Via Roma towards the river, the Old Bridge, Pitti Palace and Boboli Garden. The fabulous Santa Croce and Cappella dei Pazzi are 15 minutes away.
Next door to the historic Caffè Gilli and the 5-star Hotel Savoy. Surrounded by boutiques like Gucci, Prada, Emporio Armani. Right at the heart of all city celebrations, processions, flagwavers, parades, best Christmas decorations and the oxen cart on Easter Sunday.
The flat is bright, with double height ceilings, large windows and wooden shutters. AIR CONDITIONED. 2 separate bedrooms. A larger than a queen bed in the master bedroom, two comfy twins that can be made up as a queen bed in the second bedroom. Spacious living room with a pullout sofa ( suitable for a child). The bathroom is comfortable with a large shower cabin with marble floor and a small window for fresh air.
WIFI is the best network in Italy.
The small kitchen is separate from the living room and is fully equipped with dishwasher, kettle, toaster, microwave, coffee machines and is stocked with salt and pepper, sugar, tea and organic olive oil
WASHER and DRYER is on the larger balcony, where clothes can be hung on the traditional line or machine dried. Washing detergent is supplied.
We are equipped with a crib and a baby chair for babies.
The apartment is at your complete and private disposal.
We are at your complete disposal to answer any questions before and during your stay. We have many tips for the city and its surroundings.To make your experience even better, we are available to assist you in organizing: Airport Transfer, Lunch/Dinner with Private Chef, Florence Private Tours, Tuscany Private Tours, Restaurant Booking.
The apartment is located within Duomo district in Florence’s historic city centre. The Duomo area constitutes the very heart of Florence and the area takes its name from Brunelleschi’s magnificent dome on the wonderful Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral. The Duomo neighbourhood offers an array of beautiful historical buildings and superb piazzas including the Mercato di San Lorenzo, the Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Repubblica, famous for its attractive cafes, patisserie shops, live music, street performers and caricature artists. Furthermore, the area is surrounded by the city’s main cultural attractions, notably Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio, the Bargello Palace and Casa Buonarroti, the former home of Michelangelo, not to mention the Uffizi Gallery and the museum dedicated to the city’s cathedral “Museo dell'Opera del Duomo”. The area also has much to offer in terms of fine dining and exclusive boutique shopping. The top Italian fashion houses are located along Via Tornabuoni, Via Calzaiuoli and Via del Corso and include the famous names of Salvatore Ferragamo, Armani, Versace, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Tiffany & Co. and many more. For those choosing an apartment in this area, the Duomo quarter also offers several food stores otherwise known as “alimentari”, supermarkets, laundrettes and individual gift shops as well as being adequately served by the local public transport service.
Florence city centre is a ZTL zone which stands for “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 their need for access in the ZTL and the garage will then note the vehicle’s number plate and forward it to the appropriate police headquarters.
IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ PAYING ATTENTION
-TOURIST CITY TAX: Euro 4 per person per night (maximum 7 nights), Children under 12 free of charge to be paid in cash upon arrival (€4 per person from 01/01/2020)
-The lead guest must be over 21 years old and will be required to sign a short-term agreement upon arrival. That is for insurance, fiscal and legal purposes. All guests are required to show a valid identity card upon check-in, if not, they will not be allowed to enter (due to Italian Police regulations).
- Smoking is not allowed
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- Strictly no partying or loud noises. Please do not make too much noise when entering and leaving the flat in the evening and after 11 pm, as to respect our neighbours.
- No outsiders allowed in the apartment without our approval, in order not to contravene the police regulations.
- The final cleaning fee is intended as flat general cleaning. Keep the place reasonably clean and tidy and leave the kitchen cleaned (no dirty dishes and garbage left over). If not, please note that additional costs will be charged.
Please note that it is expected that 2 people share a double bed. Please contact us if you have different sleeping requirements and we will prepare the apartment accordingly.
In Italian households there is an electricity power limit and if you use too many appliances at the same time the main switch might go off. Be sure to switch off the devices you were using before turning back on the electricity. The main switch looks like a white box and it will be shown to you upon arrival.
- The septic system is very effective, however it will clog up if improper material is flushed. Do not flush anything other than toilet paper in the toilet. No feminine products should be flushed at anytime. If that happened and clog the septic system damages will be charged.
- Lost keys or getting locked out: Euro 100 per key set for replacement.
- For periods of stay under 14 days the total Rental fee will include all the utilities consumption (Water/Gas/Electricity). For stays above 14 days the Client will be responsible for paying bills on top of the agreed Rental fee, at the end of the stay based on Client's real consumption.
Check-in time is 2PM - 7PM.
- As we don't have a front desk please let us know a precise arrival time at least 24h before check in date.
- Any late check in must be requested and approved 24h before arrival.
Early and Late Check-In has an extra cost:
From 12 noon to 2pm: €10 ( €15 on weekends)
From 7pm to 8pm: €25
From 8pm to 10pm: €35
From 10pm to MIDNIGHT: €45
No check-in after MIDNIGHT, except for agreement made previously.
What is included:
Complimentary toiletries and toilet paper for 3 nights
Bed linens and towels ( 1 set per guest)
Complimentary breakfast welcome pack
Complimentary kitchen pack for 3 nights ( dishwasher tabs and dish soap)
Washing machine soap
The flat is inside the Limited Traffic Zone (ZTL). Ask me all the info you need about parkings!
Wonderful apartment with Duomo view. Staff was very helpful and assisted us during the week we stayed in Florence waiting for our flight that was cancelled twice due to COVID19. Thanks for an outstanding customer service.June 2020
Christine M. France
Wonderful apartment overlooking the cathedral. Our host was very welcoming and fast in responding our queries. Highly recommended.April 2020
The apartment was roomy, clean, and quiet. Any questions or concerns were quickly answered.There was also a very detailed binder of notes provided. Thank you, for a comfortable stay.January 2020
ANTONIETTA M. Canada
We had agreat stay. Please note that you must shower at night if you want a hot shower. Most comfortable bed I have slept in. Very friendly host.January 2020
The apartment is so near to shopping mall and duomo ... perfect and the apartment so clean & communication with host very fast respon .... we love to be staying there ... hope we will back soon 👌🏻👌🏻December 2019
A rare find and a very nice apartment in the heart of the Duomo area. Host was very kind to welcome us with a bottle of red wine. The property had a very authentic Italian touch and feel like a lovely old fashioned but very efficient lift, wooden doors, windows and flooring to make your stay feel very comfortable, warm and cosy. Would definitely recommend a stay in this property!November 2019
Good location,Kind host, Excellent kitchen! Everything was perfect!November 2019
We stayed here for 5 nights and were very happy with the accommodations. It’s in the best location, close to everything! The apartment is on an upscale street and in a very safe neighborhood. You could see the Duomo from both bedrooms but unfortunately we had to keep the shutters closed all the time due to the mosquitoes. I would recommend staying here.November 2019
This is in the heart of Firenze. Perfect location and excellent apartment, very clean.November 2019
Shelley C. United States
We enjoyed Rome very much and the location of this apartment was perfect. We could easily walk to most sites and it was a short train ride to the Vatican. The space clean, as pictured and our host and hostess was prompt and friendly.October 2019
Sarah R. United States
Awesome location and communication! Check in was breezy :)October 2019
Perfect location, great value, clean and attractive,( hot water was a little tricky). We would love to returnOctober 2019
This apartment is l8xated perfectly for exploring Florence, but because if it's proximity to the Duomo and fabulous shops, there also is a lot if street noise at night. We were only there 3 full days, but had to buy coffee, coffee filters, paper towels. Other places we stayed were much more fully stocked. Check in was easy, but there are some maintenance issues--the shower tiles are dirty, the plaster below the shower door is crumbling, hot water is not consistent, and it took two days to get a totally clogged shower drain fixed. Be forewarned.October 2019
Location, location, location! I loved staying here, not just for the location though (which is so perfect for what I look for - central and classy). The flat is tasteful, super clean, updated yet has the old world charm. Super responsive host! I would stay here again!!!September 2019
Casa perfecta con situación inmejorable y vistas a la cúpula de la cátedral. Muy tranquila y la casa perfecta para visitar Florencia porque todo queda a diez minutos andandoSeptember 2019
Perfect location, however the biggest issue I had was the owner staying next dire stopped by and advising us to try to keep lights and A/C off when not at the apartment. She switched a few lights off without asking us. Lastly, the hot water is not consistent and the A/C takes a while to cool a small room. Apart that everything for the stay was great.August 2019
Great apartment, location and facilities. Highly recommended!August 2019
Incredible location! You can easily walk anywhere in Florence. Niccolo was so nice when he greeted us, made sure we were familiar with the apartment, and then gave us plenty of suggestions! The apartment was very spacious and comfortable, with A/C in each room. Definitely recommend and hope to stay here again!August 2019
Excelente ubicación, tiene una vista increíble. Muy luminoso, amplio y con muchos servicios. Excelente anfitriónAugust 2019
Great appartment and attention, the place is very comfortable and in the center of FlorenceAugust 2019
Stacey R. United States
The apartment is a beautiful two bedroom apartment located next to the Duomo (and several shops and restaurants).July 2019
John C. United States
Great place and very close to all of the sights in the old part of Florence. The host was very helpful with providing restaurant recommendations and any other questions we had. Would definitely stay again.July 2019
Doug V. Canada
We could see the cathedral dome from our bedroom, it was magic. Recommended to everyone looking for a special experience in Florence.June 2019
The apartment is modern and comfortable. The location is great. We were able to walk to most attractions. I definitely recommend it.June 2019
The place was fantastic. Perfect location. Host was very helpful. Would highly recommend this flat if visiting Florence.May 2019
Rosanne S. United States
The location of this property couldn’t have been better. Everything is very close. The view from the bedrooms is amazing. Very spacious. Being on the the 3rd floor, which is really the 4th, the elevator is small but very convenient. The light on the stairway and at the entrance to apartment door are motion detected. It can be a little dark at night waiting for the light to come on. Other then that, it is an excellent place.April 2019
Fabulous stylish apartment in the heart of the city. The location is perfect and you will no doubt have a wonderful time. Andrea was a brilliant host with excellent communication before and after the trip. The apartment is perfect for 2 or 4 people and to walk outside and be in the heart of Florence was totally worth it! The flat was very clean and at a high standard. Beds were comfortable, shower was always warm and powerful. Would highly recommend if you are looking for a nice base in the centre of Florence.March 2019
Julie S. United States
Our stay was wonderful. Communication re check in and check out was very good and Niccolo was very helpful with recommendations for sights, restaurants and nightlife as well as getting us oriented with the map and procedures for house but Irene, the owner was much more thorough about the use and operations of the washing machine, dishwasher etc and where to find everything in the apt as well as for recos to little known secret gems to explore. We would definitely stay again, as it was our favorite of our trip to Italy. Thank you for your assistance and we hope to return some day to stay in this incredible Florentine apartment.February 2019
Very glad we chose this apartment. The greeter of the apartment was always in touch and personally met to answer all the questions. The location is superb: it is located right on the central square of the city, five minutes walk to the Uffizi Gallery, 7 minutes from the bridge and so on. Nearby there is an excellent supermarket and many excellent trattorias. The apartment is very typical for Italy, high linen, atmospheric window frames, a balcony with an incredible view of the Duomo. The apartment was warm, cozy and there was absolutely everything for a week with a one-year-old baby (a cot was provided upon request). Thank you so much for the hospitality! T.February 2019
We could not have been more pleased with this beautiful apartment! The location was great and within walking distance of all the major sites and many amazing restaurants. The furnishings were top notch and we enjoyed spending down time in the large living room. Don't hesitate to book this apartment, you will not be disappointed!February 2019
This is a very special apartment and I’d recommend it to anyone visiting Florence.February 2019
Fantastic view of the Duomo, can't miss it. Location is wonderful and the place is as it looks in the photos, spotless clean. Will definitely be back the next time I'm in Florence.February 2019
We liked so much that we stayed an extra night, read my other review!January 2019
Chegamos em Firenze de noite e era nossa primeira vez se alojando em um AirBnB. Depois que nos encontramos Andrea ele foi extremamente gentil e hospitaleiro. O apartamento é ótimo e muito confortável. Andrea é uma pessoa muito extrovertida e atenciosa. Definitivamente me hospedaria em seu apartamento novamente.January 2019
Very clean and comfortable, location was good. Host very kind and helpful.January 2019
We stayed for 3 nights in Andrea's home and we had an amazing time. We only met Niccolò during our stay and he was very welcoming and helpful, he met us at the apartment when we arrived and explained everything we needed to know about the apartment and had a guide of the city and recommendations for restaurants and places to see. Whatever minor problem we faced during our stay Andrea always answered right away and sent someone at the apartment in 10 minutes to help us, and overall the communication was excellent. The apartment is as shown in the pictures, beautiful and very tastefully decorated and we felt at home right away. Although we didn't cook anything during our stay the kitchen was very well equipped and had everything you might need during your stay. The location is excellent and has a beautiful view of the Duomo. Also there are great restaurants right outside your door. Overall this was an amazing first experience with airbnb for us, and if we are ever back in Florence we will definitely book this apartment again. I highly recommend it.January 2019
Alessandro M. Italy
E' stato un piacere il soggiorno!October 2018