CHARMING APARTMENT CLOSE TO PONTE VECCHIO WITH WIFI

Linda Sorgiovanni

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Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights

Linda Sorgiovanni

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CHARMING APARTMENT CLOSE TO PONTE VECCHIO WITH WIFI

Santo Spirito -Palazzo Pitti Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, sleeps 4 + 1

Lovely apartment situated in the area of San Niccolo. Just below the famous look out point of Piazzale Michelangelo and a short walk to major sites like the Ponte Vecchio and Uffizi Gallery.

The apartment is situated on the second floor (no lift) in a pretty historical building with a total of four apartments. The apartment plan includes a large double room with a queen size bed, an open plan kitchen with all modern amenities and dining area, a bathroom with shower and lounge room with a comfortable sofa bed.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
Hello Linda



We are back home in Paris. We had a wonderful week in your beautiful city of Firenze. Thanks for your welcome and your advices, we'll recommend your appartment to anyone eager to visit Firenze.



Best regards



Kamal & Marion
Jul 2012
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Linda Sorgiovanni

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Speaks italian, english
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights
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Reviews

4.7
based on 30 traveler reviews

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Charming Apartment close to Ponte Vecchio with WIFI
average rating of 4.7 based on 30 reviews
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Charming Apartment close to Ponte Vecchio with WIFI
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p376834
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Santo Spirito -Palazzo Pitti Historic Center
5

PERFECT PLACE, PERFECT NEIGHBORHOOD!

  • 5 of 5
Linda's apartment was exactly what we were looking for. The location of the apartment was perfect. It was within walking distance to downtown and most importantly close to where my daughter is staying while studying abroad! I loved the neighborhood. There was a nice cafe for a cappuccino and a wonderful restaurant we discovered right on our street! Delicious food and reasonably priced. The apartment was clean and exactly how it is pictured on the home away site. Linda was available for any questions or concerns. The wifi was worked wonderful in the apartment. It was a definite bonus to have! I loved the apartment and would love to go back! Thank you Linda.
Fondly
Susanne Rachels
  • Submitted: May 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review Susanne. It was a pleasure to have you! look forward to seeing you again
Best Regards Linda
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Charming Apartment close to Ponte Vecchio with WIFI
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+39 39 3388847405
Santo Spirito -Palazzo Pitti Historic Center
5

PERFECTO!

  • 5 of 5
Linda, the apartment, and the neighborhood were exactly what we needed! We researched apartments on the web prior to our visit to see our daughter who was doing her college foreign study in Florence. The website description and list of amenities was most helpful in preparing to travel, and our pleasure only increased as our visit went on.
From the first contact by Linda by phone, she was able to direct us and address our needs, including cell phones, taxis, neighborhood restaurants, WIFI connections and much more!
She was delightful in person as well and a tremendous resource on Italy. We cannot say enough positive things about her; she goes above and beyond what one would expect of an apartment owner.
The apartment itself is absolutely lovely, and well stocked with anything you might need. It is very clean,and well organized.
The linens are lovely, many different weights of bed linens to accommodate fluctuating temperatures and climate. The kitchen utensils, pantry, tableware, and cookware are very tasteful and of good quality. We got so addicted to the coffee maker, we had to purchase one to take home.
The neighborhood of San Niccolo is more authentic than ones closer to some of the larger tourist attractions. It is a pleasant walk to go to the museums and churches, close to Santa Croce, and certainly walkable to the Duomo, Uffizi, Ponte Vecciho etc. Piazzale Michelangelo is practically in the backyard. There are many lovely places to sit by the Arno River, to rest, enjoy the views, and people watch. You can get just about anything you might need at one of the many stores or restaurants close to the apartment. We bought great Tuscan produce, bread, wine, coffees, croissants etc which reduced our expenses.
It is also a very safe neighborhood, which I appreciated very much. My husband left for a week to attend the Oxford Book Fair, and I was very comfortable staying alone, coming and going after dark etc. Our daughter and her school chums visited and wanted to stay, they loved it so much! The space does accommodate 5 to sleep, although we only had to use the sofa bed for our daughter, who said it was very comfortable, as was our bed.
We would highly recommend Linda and the apartment to anyone visiting Florence, and hope to return one day. When my husband returned to the apartment from the UK, he said he felt like he was coming home! Again, we can't thank Linda enough! Gaylord, Brenda and Anicka Schanilec.
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gaylord, Brenda and Anicka thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful message. I loved having you at our apartment on San Niccolo. I look forward to seeing you again in Florence. Brenda thank you for the link to Gaylord's website and business I have become a member and really am so interested in what he does it really is special.
Kind Regards and thanks again xxBest Linda
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Charming Apartment close to Ponte Vecchio with WIFI
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p376834
+39 39 3388847405
Santo Spirito -Palazzo Pitti Historic Center
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BEL APPARTEMENT, BIEN SITUÉ.

  • 4 of 5
L'appartement est conforme à la description. IL est bien situé à 10 mn du ponte vecchio.
il y a possibilité de se garer facilement dans un parking gratuit à 10 mn à pied de l'appartement (parking panoramique sur la ville)
L'appartement a tout le confort nécessaire.
Nous y avons passé 10 jours merveilleux, mais il ne faut pas avoir peur de marcher. .
  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: merci pour votre réponse. Ce fut un plaisir d'avoir sa famille dans notre appartement!
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Charming Apartment close to Ponte Vecchio with WIFI
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p376834
+39 39 3388847405
Santo Spirito -Palazzo Pitti Historic Center
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NICE PLACE, NICE OWNER

  • 4 of 5
Nice place the computer is definitely a plus. The owner is very knowledgeable and friendly so come with a bunch of questions and a notepad if you get to meet her.
Just like most homeaway places there's usually left over stuff from other guests, this time we had some detergent so that was great.
There were a couple hurdles such as finding something to cover getting the computer connected to the Internet etc but as the owner Linda has indicated just ask her for help if there's a problem. Though that one might be difficult for a non IT person.
One thing I guess we have to remember is that these places aren't hotels so one has to be somewhat independent. Also every isn't going to be perfect. If one needs hand holding one should probably get a hotel.
My sister wanted the beds to have everything on them covers, sheets, spreads as opposed to having to put them on ourselves, thought I should say that. She also thought the stairs were a little daunting. She liked the location.
The bath stall is pretty small so don't be big and/or tall but otherwise you're good. There are supermarkets somewhat close but things close up at 8 or 9pm and don't forget about siesta.
Lots of books on Italy and Florence.
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! You were such a lovely family although perhaps you did need a 24 hour concierge service like in a four star hotel!!

The apartment is supplied with detergent, shampoo, coffee, tea, soap, toilet paper, tissues and most amenities just like a Hotel. They are not left overs from last guest I buy everything to keep the apartment stocked up.
There is ONE CUPBOARD full of clean pillow covers, sheets, quilt covers, blankets and fresh towels. Most apartment rentals actually have you pay extra for one set of linens and towels. I have a large number clean in the cupboard for you to use at your disposal.
I used to prepare the beds with clean sheets although I found that MOST guests prefer to add clean sheets so they no that for sure they are new and fresh!!
The apartment building is an original medieval tower from the 14th century therefore when you visit a historical city you have to prepare for stairs!! the bathroom is of course small as it was added to the structure after the building was restored another something you have to prepare for. You will find bathroom in Europe are smaller than in new cities!!
You forgot to mention I responded to all 50 of your sms messages that you sent me during your two night stay!! Best
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Charming Apartment close to Ponte Vecchio with WIFI
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p376834
+39 39 3388847405
Santo Spirito -Palazzo Pitti Historic Center
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THE LOCATION GIVES YOU A NEIGHBORHOOD EXPERIENCE

  • 5 of 5
San Niccolo is one of our favorite neighborhoods. It is close enough to walk to city center, far enough to walk off some pasta dinners :). The apartment is clean and convenient. Linda's knowledge of local options and willingness to help you make arrangements is priceless.
  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! It was such pleasure having you
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Santo Spirito -Palazzo Pitti Historic Center
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PERFECT ITALIAN APARTMENT

  • 5 of 5
My boyfriend and I absolutely loved our stay at Linda's apartment. It was so much fun living in a non-touristy real Italian neighborhood, with just a short walk away to the heart of the Florence. Linda was so helpful, she gave us a ton of suggestions and even helped us make a reservation at one of the museums! The apartment itself is cozy and very nice. Loved being able to also walk to the Piazza Michelangelo for views of the city! Would definitely stay here again next time we are in Florence!
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Ilana
Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure having you and I look forward to seeing you again
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Florence Peretola Airport FLR
Nearest Ferry
105 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Santa Maria Novella di Firenze
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Firenze Sud
Nearest Beach
109 Kilometres
Viareggio
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Il Rifrullo
Nearest Ski
104 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Ugolino
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Filipepe
Car: not necessary

The apartment is situated in the San Niccolo quarter on the 'oltra-arno' (the southern side of the river). One of the most charming typical neighborhoods of Florence with a local atmosphere.

You will find authentic restaurants, wine bars, pizza shops, butchers a wonderful bread store that also sells to go hot meals prepared passionately by owners, nearby supermarkets, a number of specialty stores that sell local wine, cheese and salami.

We are a short walk from the look out point of Piazzale Michelangelo where you can see the most beautiful view of the city. A perfect place to walk up to see the sunset ! Our apartment is situated below this look out point. There is a lovely cool breeze that arrives from this hill in to the apartment. All windows have screens to keep MOSQUITOS out to ensure a maximum comfort during summer(screens are very rare!)

Just a 15 minute walk to the Cathedral (2.48miles / 4 km) and a 12 minute walk to the famous 'Ponte Vecchio' (0.49 miles / 0.8km)

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Santo Spirito -Palazzo Pitti Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Apr 1 2014 - Jul 31 2014
1 night minimum stay
€70
€455
€1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €5 per night, per additional guest
 
August Specials
Aug 1 2014 - Sep 4 2014
1 night minimum stay
€60
€420
€1,400
 
 
High Season
Sep 5 2014 - Oct 31 2014
1 night minimum stay
€70
€450
€1,550
 
 
Mid Season
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
1 night minimum stay
€65
€350
€1,200
 
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Amenities

Santo Spirito -Palazzo Pitti Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 56 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer Available
  • Washing Machine
  • Sofa Bed
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • Bathroom has a hand held shower, bidet and toilet. You will find a selection of lovely soaps, shampoo, conditioner, shower gels, cosmetic pads, cotton tips, toilet paper and tissues. A hair dryer is also provides along with lovely fluffy large towels and hands towels for each guest.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • 1 Bedroom with Queen size bed, 1 sofa Double Bed in Lounge Room, Child Bed or Baby Crib can be provided. For fifth person a fold out bed is added in living room. In the main bedroom there is a large cupboard for clothing and shoes, large shelving to leave your suit cases, two lamps. Screens on the windows. You will find an iron and ironing board in one of the cupboards.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Toys
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • playground
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • equestrian events
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
Notes:
Our apartment has everything you need to make your stay in Florence comfortable and enjoyable. The neighborhood is great for your children as you will find beautiful parks and gardens nearby. Depending on the age group we can provide a series of recommendations, books, DVD's and a baby sitting service. A cell phone can be provided at no extra charge you will only have to pay to add credit and you will have an Italian cell. The LCD TV is also a computer with wireless keyboard and mouse. Dish-washing liquid, clothing detergents, Instant coffee, tea, Olive Oil, salt, pepper and sugar is provided. There is a kettle for boiling water and an Espresso machine to make coffee. There are a number of touring books, maps and local restaurant guides with recommendations. You can even check out my blog for recommendations in and around Florence. www.lindasorgiovanni.com
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