Luca Gradassi

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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FLORA

Historic Center Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Self-catering apartments in Dome Square in the Florence’ historical centre

Flora and Florian apartments are situated in Piazza del Duomo in the heart of Florence’s historical centre, on the 4th level of a prestigious XVI century palace that once belonged to the Ghiberti family, one of Florence most important historical families, with easy steps well worth the journey. Assistance is provided to help with luggage upon arrival

Spending time in my apartments is to be accompanied by the shadow of the magnificent dome of Brunelleschi, the grandeur of Giotto’s bell tower and the splendour of Vasari’s fresco's, in an unforgettable dream that Florence will dream with you and bring you great joy and an even greater desire to return.

Both the apartments directly face the Duomo, giving you the sensation that you could reach out and touch its magnificent green and white marble façade.The apartments have been completely restored in Florentine style, but with all modern comforts. From October 25 2009, Piazza del Duomo is a pedestrian area.

Florence's city center: All the Florence city centre is situated in a 'ZTL area' which means an area with limited traffic access (only residents). Only at certain hours of the day (from 19.30pm to 7.30am) cars are allowed into this area of the city.

How to reach us: Coming by Air

- Airport Amerigo Vespucci of Florence - 5 km far from the city centre. You can reach our flats by taxi or by bus. The bus will take you to the main railway station (S.M.Novella), from where you can walk ( 1500 meters ) or get another bus.

- Airport Galileo Galilei of Pisa - 90 km from Florence. Take the train leaving directly from the airport to S.M.Novella of Florence.

Coming by train

- By Taxi: you can find a taxi stand back to the Duomo..

- On foot: Flora&Florian are situated about 10 minute walk from S.M.Novella railway station. From the station walk in the direction of Piazza del Duomo, along via Cerretani. walk around the left of the Cathedral and you will find our apartments at the number 6.

More Details

Details for Flora 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Flora is a charming and elegant apartment comprising: a living/dining room with a comfortable sofa, a modern and fully-equipped kitchenette, one bedroom with a double bed (140x200), one bedroom with two single beds ( 85x200) that can be transformed into a double bed. One modern bathroom with shower, complete the description of the apartment. The apartment also boasts a splendid skylight with electronic controls that offers you a bird’s eye view of the famous Brunelleschi dome. All modern comforts are provided: air conditioning, LCD TV, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave oven, safe, telephone, Wi-Fi and cable dsl internet, security door and entry phone. Nearby Facilities Flora apartment is situated in the historical heart of Florence and all the museums, art galleries and monuments are few minutes on foot. There are also banks, post offices, a hospital, chemistry, supermarkets, shops and restaurants. Piazza Duomo is from October 25, 2009 a pedestrian area.
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Luca Gradassi (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2007
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Guestbook comments from the manager

WOW WHAT CAN I SAY. PERFECT APARTMENT, PERFECT LOCATION, JUST ONE GREAT PLACE TO STAY. THE OWNER LUCA WE SO VERY HELPFUL. LOTS OF STAIRS BUT HE HELPED US WITH OUR LUGGAGE AND WE GOT GOOD EXERCISE THERE. EXTREMELY SAFE IN APARTMENT AND FLORENCE AS WELL...FLORENCE IS A GREAT CITY TO VISIT--- OUR FAVORITE SITE WAS THE PONTE VECCHIO BRIDGE, IT IS SPECTACULAR. I RECOMMEND TAKING A DAY TRIP TO AREZZO OR ANOTHER NEAR BY CITY. IT WAS VERY THERE ARE MANY CITES ONE CAN EASILY WALK TO BUS STATION AND GO FOR THE DAY. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND STAYING HERE. IT IS BETTER THAN THE PICTURES SHOW AND BOTH BEDROOMS ARE LARGE ESPECIALLY BY EUROPEAN STANDARDS. BATHROOM AND APARTMENT ALL JUST REMODELED. LOVED OUR STAY. BEST PLACE WE STAYED AT WHILE VISITING ITALY FOR A MONTH. THANKS FOR EVERYTHING
Apr 2011
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Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
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Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Flora
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
business
Flora
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p87673
+39 340 5801609
Historic Center Florence
New Zealand
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5
I would thoroughly recommend this apartment. Luca was fabulous, the apartment itself was absolutely lovely, very comfortable beds, fabulous location... A very enjoyable stay made even better by having such a nice apartment to return to each evening.
  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2008
  • Stayed: Sep 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Rochelle,

thanks a lot for your positive comment about me and my apartment.

I'm trying to do my best.... so thanks again and I hope to meet you in the next future.
Ciao
Luca
business
Flora
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p87673
+39 340 5801609
Historic Center Florence
5

Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5
Absolutely everything about this apartment was perfect. The location, the view, the amenities, the cleanliness, and of course, the owner - Luca. He was extremely gracious and flexible with us. Made great recommendations as to places to eat. The view was spectacular - very jealous folks back home. The location is perfect. Everything is close and in walking distance. Highly, highly would recommend. :)
  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mike, thanks for your terrific review. I wish you a wonderful 2013.
Ciao
Luca
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Flora
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p87673
+39 340 5801609
Historic Center Florence
5

Fantastic appartment

  • 5 of 5
We had a truly wonderful stay in Luca's Flora appartment. The appartment is spotlessly clean, well maintained and beautifully furnished. The views over the Duomo are amazing and it was fantastic just soakiing up the atmosphere from the street below. The appartment is centrally located and within easy walking distance of all the sights. Luca was very welcoming and provided plenty of helpful information and recommendations. We absolutely loved our stay and wish we could have stayed longer
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Flora
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p87673
+39 340 5801609
Historic Center Florence
Western Canada
5

Fabulous family stay in Florence

  • 5 of 5
Our five-day stay at the Florian Apartment was a wonderful blend of the grandeur of historic Florence and the contemporty style and comfort of modern Italy. The location - overlooking the central square and breathtakingly close to the famous Florence Duomo - is absolutely incredible. Close to numerous restaurants and cafes, there is also a grocery store nearby. It is a short walk to almost all of the major tourist attractions in the city.

The aprtment itself is beautifully decorated, clean, with comfortable beds, a reliable wifi connection, a full-equipped modern kitchen with a walk-out balcony.

Luca, the host, is friendly and speaks great English.

We highly recommend this as an unforgetable vacation retreat.
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comment regarding the Florian apartment. Was a real pleasure to meet you.
Grazie mille,

Luca
business
Flora
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p87673
+39 340 5801609
Historic Center Florence
Sydney, Australia
5

Excellent location & value for money in Florence

Excellent location & value for money in Florence
  • 5 of 5
Wow what a good location in Florence, right next to the Duomo!! Our family of 4, including two youths of 19 & 15 years thoroughly enjoyed our time in Joseph's apartment.

The apartment is as on the photo's and we found it perfect to our needs. Joseph as host was brilliant what a friendly man, with a big smile and heart! Joseph we will come again and will want to stay. We will also recommend to all our friends!
  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hello Andries,

thanks for your beautiful comment regarding my apartment Flora even if you wrong my name: Luca not Joseph.

Ciao

luca
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Flora
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p87673
+39 340 5801609
Historic Center Florence
Martinez, CA, USA
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5
My daughter and I stayed at Luca's Flora apartment for 10 days back in April 2007 and I'm back to put in a request for another stay.....this time for longer.

The owner, Luca, was so warm and welcoming as was the apartment and all of Florence. We flew from San Francisco, CA, United States to London and took the train down for a wonderful entrance into the station and short cab ride to the apartment.

I have a picture of the view from the bedroom facing the Duomo in several places and literally look at it everyday.....it fills me with joy and makes me smile.

I am thrilled that Luca is managing his own property!

I can hardly wait for my return visit.......
  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Amerigo Vespucci - Florence
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Flora & Florian apartments
Car: not necessary

Florence, the cradle of the renaissance, boasts an artistic patrimony that has made it one of the most celebrated and fascinating cities in the world: the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (with the bell tower designed by Giotto and the dome by Brunelleschi); the baptistery of San Giovanni; the gothic churches of Santa Maria Novella, Santa Trinita and Santa Croce (with its frescos by Giotto, ‘l’Annunciazione’ by Donatello, the tombs of some of Italy’s greatest names and the chapel of the Pazzi family); the palazzo della Signoria or Palazzo Vecchio; the Bargello. From the renaissance period: the church of San Lorenzo which contains the tombs of the Medici family and of Michelangelo; and Palazzo Pitti which was commenced by Brunelleschi.

The museums include: the Uffizi; the Galleria dell’Accademia which houses the statue of David by Michelangelo; the Galleria Palatina; the Museo Nazionale and the Museo Archeologico. All these monuments and museums are few steps from the apartments.

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Availability & Rates

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Historic Center Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High season
Apr 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
€150
€1,000
 
 
Low season
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
€130
€850
 
 
High season
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 10 2015
3 night minimum stay
€150
€1,000
 
 
Low season
Jan 11 2015 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
€130
€850
 
 
High season
Apr 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
€150
€1,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee €50
Notes Rental price per property and up to 4 pax.

Please take note that the rates do not include electricity and final cleaning.

Electricity Euros 0,40 x kw (avarege price per week euros 15 in winter, 30 euros in summer)

Winter season: Heating included in the rental price.

Final cleaning Euros 50 upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Historic Center Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Safe
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Double bed or two single beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Bedroom1 : you can choose a king size bed or twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • live theater
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • tennis
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