APARTMENT IN FLORENCE, PEDESTRIAN HISTORIC CENTRE, 100 M FROM THE CATHEDRAL

Baldaccini Mario

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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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APARTMENT IN FLORENCE, PEDESTRIAN HISTORIC CENTRE, 100 M FROM THE CATHEDRAL

Historic Center Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment (ground floor) 2 beds: double room, basement / living room, kitchen

The apartment is located in the historic center of Florence (Medicean district), in Via Cavour, one of the most exclusive pedestrian streets, a few meters from the 'Duomo' (Cathedral), 'Giotto's bell tower', the 'Medici Chapels' , 'Palazzo Vecchio', 5 minutes from Central Station (Santa Maria Novella) and in front of 'Palazzo de' Medici Riccardi 'and the Tourist information (APT).

The next door to the apartment is the 'Friends of Tourism', Which is a helpful travel agency where you can book train and bus tickets, comfortably without long queues at the station.

OUR APARTMENT IS VERY SUITABLE FOR SINGLE WOMEN OR IN PAIRS, BECAUSE IT'S LOCATED IN A SECURE AREA AND KEPT UNDER CONSTANT MONITORING, istalled BY CAMERAS ON THE HISTORIC Palazzo Medici Riccardi, WHO IS ALSO THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE PREFECTURE OF FLORENCE.

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Its central location is ideal for walking to all the sights and history of the town or for shopping.

Located on the ground floor of a building of the '500, Therefore Has very thick walls, Which naturally keep the interior cool in summer and warm in winter; it's very quiet, Because It overlooks a courtyard; Also it Has Been recently completely renovated, Maintaining the original and characteristic florentine style, with vaulted ceilings and brick.

Doorstep there are many shops, as well as bars, supermarkets, groceries, restaurants, cinemas, banks, pharmacies and so on.

It is composed of a double / twin room, dining area with kitchenette, tavern / living room and 2 bathrooms with shower.

The apartment has air conditioning and heating, a sweep ceiling fan in the bedroom, WiFi and ADSL, TV, washer / dryer, microwave, coffee maker, blender, toaster, hair dryer, linens and other amenities to make comfortable, romantic and unforgettable stay in Florence.

EVERY PLACE OF TOURIST INTEREST IS WITHIN A RADIUS OF HALF A MILE, SO YOU DO NOT NEED CAR AND YOU CAN WALK Pleasantly WATCHING EVERYTHING.

FOR ALL INFORMATION THERE IS THE TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICE IN FRONT OF HOME.

The apartment is part of a very antique building (it goes back to year 1 500) and Has thick walls and it's on the ground floor, so it's naturally cool in summer and warm in winter and ALSO 'VERY QUIET Because It overlooks a courtyard .

THERE'S HOUSE NEAR THE SAN LORENZO'S MARKET, ONE OF THE BEST AND THE BIG MARKETS COVERED IN FLORENCE, WHERE YOU CAN FIND ALL THE PRODUCTS FRESH OF THE DAY (VEGETABLES, MEAT, CHEESE, WINE ...) AND CHEAP TO EAT SNACKS.

THER'S A CEILING FAN SWEEP IN THE BEDROOM.

If you want, we come to pick you to the Florence train station (Santa Maria Novella) and Accompany you to the apartment (10 minutes walk).

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Has the apartment stairs leading into the tavernt Therefore and is not suitable for children.

El apartment with escaleras cuenta que la taberna conducen adecuado y no es para niños pequeños.

The appartement dispose of a menant escalier à la taverns adapté et n'est pas pour les jeunes enfants.

Die Wohnung hat eine Treppe, die zu der Taverne und ist nicht für kleine Kinder geeignet.

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Suitability:
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Baldaccini Mario (Owner)
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4.7
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Apartment in Florence, PEDESTRIAN HISTORIC CENTRE, 100 M FROM THE CATHEDRAL
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Apartment in Florence, PEDESTRIAN HISTORIC CENTRE, 100 M FROM THE CATHEDRAL
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p871122
+39 3381579972
Historic Center Florence
5

Perfect Florence Location!

  • 5 of 5
My daughter & I had a wonderful week in Firenze at this very clean and well-equipped apartment. Mario & Simonetta were extremely accommodating, meeting me at the SMN train station when I arrived from Boston. They explained how to use all the appliances and where to find anything we'd need. Mario even called later to make sure my daughter arrived safely from northern Italy. As it was July, the heat & humidity were very high! The apartment was so close to all attractions so we could return at mid-day to fix a light lunch and take a break in the superb air conditioning! We felt very safe when we returned to the apartment after having a late dinner and stopping to enjoy a gelato at the Piazza del Duomo. The beds were very comfortable, and it was quiet at night. On our last day, Mario even picked us up and took my daughter to the train station and me to the airport! I'd definitely recommend this property because of the kind and accommodating owners, AC, cleanliness, and of course - the unbeatable location!! Mario & Simonetta, Amanda & I had a wonderful time in beautiful Firenze, and were so touched by your hospitality. Grazie!! Linda
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Linda for the wonderful review ..... Getting to know you has been a real pleasure for us and we are happy if our guests are well in our apartment ... is one of our priorities.
I hope you had a peaceful journey back home .... greet for us your daughter and good luck on everything.
Simonetta and Mario
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Apartment in Florence, PEDESTRIAN HISTORIC CENTRE, 100 M FROM THE CATHEDRAL
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p871122
+39 3381579972
Historic Center Florence
5

Florence Apartment in Historic City Center

  • 5 of 5
We were delighted with our two week stay in this apartment in Florence's historic city center and highly recommend it to Florence visitors who enjoy walking in the historic city centers. The location is astounding! It's a block and a half from the Duomo, and across the street from the Palazzo Medici Riccardi. It's a five minute walk to the Mercato Vecchio where fantastic fresh produce, fruit, pasta fresca, cheeses, salumi, seafood and meats can be found. It's a leisurely twenty minute walk to the Uffizi and the Ponte Vecchio. You cannot find a more central location - a few steps from everything you want to see - and the rent is an amazing bargain. The kitchen is fully equipped and we enjoyed several meals that we cooked using the bounty of the Mercato Vecchio. The ground floor bedroom has ample storage and an extremely comfortable large bed with excellent mattresses and plenty of covers. There was no noise from the street as the apartment fronts on an inner courtyard. The bathroom is completely modern and the heating system is very responsive. We did not use the downstairs during our March visit but imagine it would offer a welcome cool retreat during hot summer months. Our landlords, Mario and Simonetta, are attentive and most generous. Mario met us at the train station upon our arrival and escorted us to the apartment - a five minute walk - where he showed us everything we needed to know about the apartment and suggestions for enjoying the city, including maps and a long list of reliably good restaurants nearby. Who could ask for more?
  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Apartment in Florence, PEDESTRIAN HISTORIC CENTRE, 100 M FROM THE CATHEDRAL
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p871122
+39 3381579972
Historic Center Florence
1

As nice as advertised, but...

  • 1 of 5
Location and apartment furnishings and equipment are excellent.
But, we did not sleep there, because there was a strong mold smell and signs of mold coming through the fresh paint...
So if you are sensitive to mold smell or have allergies, caveat emptor!
We did bare the full cost of the apartment and a hotel, so left Florence 3-days early.
  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
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Owner's Response: We are sorry....we are pleased if our guests are happy in our apartment and spend an unforgettable holiday.

We wrote to Mr. Noel an email to know if everything was ok in our apartment (as we write usually to all of our guests) and he responded to us only when he was already gone from Florence ... addition he knew our phone number and did not call to advise us ... however he had used the apartment, because he was there to cook, eat, to use the washing machine and iron ... probably the smell was not as unbearable…and I don't know, if he truly went to sleep somewhere else!

Long before his arrival, we had warned him not to come by car in Florence, because our apartment is located in a pedestrian zone, forbidden to cars and parking cars are few and very expensive.....he answers me (almost resentful), who had no economic problems.
I also wanting to, I could not give back to him the money. because when I knew everything, he was already gone from Florence.

IN THE WHOLE TUSCANY IT RAINS FOR 2 MONTHS… and no one has ever complained about this problem in our apartment.
A little moisture is normal in a historic building (it goes back to year 1.400)....if the Messrs are sufferers of an allergy so strong, he had to book in a modern building and in any case if he had responded to our email or had telephoned us, everything would be resolved.
Our apartment was completely renovated 2 years ago and recently we haven't painted it.
Simonetta e Mario
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Apartment in Florence, PEDESTRIAN HISTORIC CENTRE, 100 M FROM THE CATHEDRAL
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p871122
+39 3381579972
Historic Center Florence
5

Eight Glorious Nights

  • 5 of 5
This was my very first time renting an apartment overseas and I was spoiled by the experience. Although I have rented three other apartments already since Florence last month and they have all been terrific, this place and the owners will be very hard to beat. It set the bar very high indeed.

I was met at the airport. How kind, especially after four flights to get to Florence. The apartment is absolutely perfect. Everyday, two or three times a day, I wanted to pinch myself. There was the Duomo, for heaven's sake, right there, 150 meters from my front door. And yet it was very quiet. I simply cannot think of a single suggestion to enhance visitors' experience here, let alone make a complaint. It was perfect.

The train station is literally a leisurely ten minute stroll away, and major attractions such as the Uffizi, Medici Chapels, and David are no more than 200-250 meters from the apartment. Perfect location.

The apartment was clean, the owners were beyond kind and considerate, and I cannot wait to go back. The internet service was flawless, something that is very important to me, especially when I am on my own, as was the case for this stay.

I would, and already have in fact, recommend this apartment with 100% confidence that others will find it as ideally situated, and appealing, as did I.
  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
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Apartment in Florence, PEDESTRIAN HISTORIC CENTRE, 100 M FROM THE CATHEDRAL
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p871122
+39 3381579972
Historic Center Florence
5

Very good

  • 5 of 5
This was my first time with home away, and everything was perfect. No disappointment. The description of the listing was very accurate. The location is the best, you can visit florence by foot, it is easy and safe. You are basicaly near every thing you wish to see, don't even need a taxi or a bus ride. The appartement was clean, we had anything we needed, nothing was forgotten or missing. We felt at home and safe, a very good way to travel and saving money.

The owners were very friendly, they answered every questions we asked before we went and they provide us very helpfull information about florence and italy. They made our trip exceptionnal. We recommend this property to anyone who is going to florence.
  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Apartment in Florence, PEDESTRIAN HISTORIC CENTRE, 100 M FROM THE CATHEDRAL
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p871122
+39 3381579972
Historic Center Florence
5

FANASTIC LOCATION!

  • 5 of 5
My mom and I stayed in this apartment for a week and it was a wonderful place to make our time in Florence exceptional! When we arrived in Florence, Mario met us at Santa Maria Novella Train Station to walk us to the apartment, pointing out places – sites, restaurants, and stores – along the way. Mario, who spoke great English, spent quite a bit of time at the apartment showing us the place, including all the ins and outs to it, talking to us and answering all of our questions, and provided a list of local restaurants.

This apartment is on the first floor (US) or ground floor (Italy), in a very safe and convenient location to all the sites. The only time we took the bus was to go to Piazzale Michelangiolo. We literally walked everywhere else due to the great location of this apartment - we walked by the Duomo and Baptistery almost every day; we also walked to the Accademia, Uffizi, Bargello, Ponte Vecchio, St. Maria Novella Church, St. Croce Church and more. The furthest sites are approximately a 15-20 minute walk, most are within a 10 minute walk. There are 2 grocery stores – Despar and Il Centro (we think Il Centro is the better of the two) – on the next street over – Via de’ Ginori – and Mercato Centrale (the Central Market), which was amazing and we took full advantage of, is less than a five minute walk.

As mentioned in the previous review, the apartment was very clean, and the kitchen was well stocked to make cooking a pleasure and our stay extremely enjoyable. We found the beds to be comfortable and the apartment was quiet at night so that we rested well. The showers were great with an abundant amount of hot water, and the washer/dryer combo in the apartment was useful after traveling for more than a week.

Mario and Simonetta went above and beyond to make out trip an unforgettable experience! They were wonderful hosts, very easy and accommodating to work with regarding questions and making reservations, and quick to respond to emails. Thank you for your hospitality Mario, Simonetta, and Jessica!

I assure you, you won’t be disappointed if you have the opportunity to stay in this apartment and we would definitely stay here again.
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
3 Kilometres
Firenze
Nearest Train
300 Metres
S. Maria Novella 5 minuti a piedi / 5 minutes walk
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
85 Kilometres
beaches of Marina di Pisa and Versilia
Nearest Barpub
6 Metres
davanti a entrata di casa /front entrance of house
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
ovunque / anywhere within a few feet
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the center of the Medicean district to step away from the Cathedral and Giotto's bell tower.

A few meters from apartment there is the 'Academia', 'St. Mark's square ',' S. Lorenzo street market 'with the features stalls, where you can buy typical products of the Florentine handicraft and find fresh products of the day in the beautiful indoor market, where you can have a quick snack, too.

Two corners away there are 'Medici Chapels', famous for the tombs of the Medici family and the 'New Sacristy' built by Michelangelo. At 200 meters there are (following): 'Piazza della Signoria', 'Old Palace', the 'Uffizi Gallery', the 'Vasari Corridor', the 'Old Bridge' and the 'Garden of Boboli'.

EVERY PLACE OF TOURIST INTEREST IS WITHIN A RADIUS OF HALF A MILE, SO YOU DO NOT NEED CAR AND YOU CAN WALK PLEASANTLY WATCHING EVERYTHING.

Doorstep there are many shops, as well as bars, supermarkets, groceries, restaurants, cinemas, banks, pharmacies and so on.

IN FRONT OF THERE'S THE TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICE, beside the Palace of the Tuscany Region and in front of 'Palazzo de' Medici Riccardi 'that is the seat of the Province of Florence and Belongs to the circuit of museums and galleries in Florence.

Since 1972, hosts temporary exhibitions of the great Protagonists of Renaissance and Baroque.

'Palazzo de' Medici Riccardi 'offers visitors the opportunity to retrace over four centuries of art history, architecture and collections in Florence.

Are an integral part of the building and its display circuit, Also the 'Library Moreniana' and 'Library Riccardiana', located in splendidly decorated premises That certainly worth a visit.

EVERY PLACE OF TOURIST INTEREST IS WITHIN A RADIUS OF HALF A MILE, SO YOU DO NOT NEED CAR AND YOU CAN WALK PLEASANTLY WATCHING EVERYTHING.

The apartment is part of a very antique building (it goes back to year 1. 500) and has thick walls and it's on the ground floor, so it is naturally cool.

For more details and photos, go to Google and insert:

https://sites. google. com / site / casariccardifirenzeduomo /

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Historic Center Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2014
Jun 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
€90
From
€90
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
€500
€1,700
 
 
Autumn / Winter 2014
Nov 3 2014 - Dec 21 2014
4 night minimum stay
€80
From
€80
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
€400
€1,500
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2014 - Jan 6 2015
4 night minimum stay
€90
From
€90
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
€500
 
 
Spring / Summer 2015
Mar 2 2015 - Oct 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
€90
From
€90
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
€500
€1,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes We come to pick you to the train station in Florence (Santa Maria Novella) and accompany you to our apartment.

BAIL / CAUZIONE: € 100 to be paid upon check-in and which it will be returned at check-out after inspection.
PAYMENT: On arrival in 'Cash' .

DEPOSIT: for stays longer than one week, it requires 20% of the agreed amount.
CASH / CONTANTI
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Amenities

Amenities

Historic Center Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Budget
General:
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Garage
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Sofa Bed
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bagno 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bagno 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Camera da letto 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Taverna - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • The apartment is NO SMOKE. The bedroom has two single beds very comfortable, That You can request to join, so as to create a large king bed with bedding provided. The bedroom (as the entire apartment) is equipped with air conditioning and ceiling fan and is very quiet, Because It overlooks a internal courtyard. All the windows have the mosquito nets.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • fishing
Notes:
The apartment is part of a very antique building (it goes back to year 1. 400) and it has thick walls and it's on the ground floor, so it is naturally cool. FOR ALL INFORMATION THERE IS THE TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICE IN FRONT OF HOME. If you want, we come to pick you to the train station in Florence (Santa Maria Novella) and Accompany you to our apartment.
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