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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, italian
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Lovely apartment with terrace overlooking the gardens

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Historic Center Apartment Rental Photos and Description

We rent for short periods a charming and spacious apartment in the area Fortezza da Basso / Porta al Prato consists of sleeping area in the attic with two double bedrooms, one very large with extra bed and the other smaller one with a double bed cm wide. 130, a bathroom / shower, a comfortable living / dining room with kitchenette and large terrace overlooking the green gardens. Quiet and bright, recently built, with fine finishes and furnished with taste and elegance. Equipped with individual heat, climate, wi-fi, TV, washing machine and every comfort. A short walk from the historic center, the central station of S. M. Novella, the Fortezza da Basso exhibition and conference, the Municipal Theatre, the new home of the famous Palace of Music Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Also nearby airport, bank, hospital, courthouse, bus, supermarket, shops, tennis, swimming pools, Cascine Park.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
alessandra (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, italian


based on 7 traveler reviews

Lovely apartment with terrace overlooking the gardens
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

The apartment was cozy comfortable and very clean

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was impeccable as described - cozy and comfortable. Alessandra has been an excellent host and accommodated our requests without any issues. It was close to bus station to center of the city within minutes. We had very pleasant stay with the kids.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Venice, California

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place. Clean, nicely furnished, comfortable, in a quiet neighborhood just 20 minutes from the train station. We especially loved the veranda with the sun in the mornings. Alessandra was very helpful and responsive to all our needs. She recommended two great restaurants in the neighborhood that we frequented: Santa Lucia and San Jacopino. We highly recommend them as well as this apartment and hostess. I definitely would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very kind, and full of kindness. Kate and her friends stayed in my apartment with care and respect. I highly recommend them to anyone wants to rent the house with serenity I really hope to have Kate in my apartment if she will be in Florence again. Thank you Kate!
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Calgary, Alberta

Another fantastic stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time I've rented from this owner - same building but a different apartment this time. Both stays have been fantastic and this stay was no exception. The apartment is centrally located - within walking distance to attractions and there are a number of good restaurants nearby. We were very comfortable in the apartment and everything we needed was provided for us. Clean, quiet and tastefully decorated. We loved having the terrace and eating breakfast outside in the mornings. Thank-you - we would absolutely recommend renting from this owner to friends and family!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment with convenience to the city!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was perfect for our stay in Florence! It was clean, modern, well-decorated, safe, and comfortable. The bus station was a short walk down the road and travelers can easily catch one bus to take them directly into the city. There is a grocery store nearby and two great restaurants recommended to us by the host. The host was professional, personable, and accommodating. She was wonderful about timely communication via email, we were able to add an additional night prior to our arrival, and, upon request, she arranged a taxi to return us to the train station. Our only suggestion is to consider providing some written instructions on how to get places (bus stop, restaurants, grocery), apartment amenities (air conditioning units, trash, etc) and perhaps a city map. These certainly are minor things, but they would lessen the initial confusion for those staying in the apartment. They certainly wouldn't keep us from renting again if we are back in Florence. It was truly a wonderful place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a fab week in Florence. The appartment was perfect for our needs - very modern decoration,very clean and tidy on arrival when we were met by Alessandra. Loved the balcony which was perfect for breakfast and an evening glass of wine.

There is a bus stop less than 5 mins walk for a 5 minute bus ride to the train station and further into the city. Its a 20 minute walk to the station which was fine in the morning but too hot for walking back. We got a taxi the 1st day which cost €12 but the bus is only €1.90. There is an excellent supermarket 5 mins walk but is closed on Sundays - as we found out! We didn't eat out in the area as we stayed in the city centre to eat. Florence is expensive but a few streets from the main attractions we could get a pizza and drink for €8.

I would recommend this accommodation to anyone and offers good value for money in comparison to other rentals in the city. Feel free to contact me for any further info re the appartment and Florence. Finally thanks to Alessandra who was the perfect host upon arrival and gave us lots of advice for getting around the city.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Questo appartamento è un vero gioiello. comodo per arrivare, centrale ma in zona tranquilla, silenzioso, appena rinnovato con gusto signorile, elegante e semplice allo stesso tempo, con tutti I negozi a due passi, questo posticino ci ha regalato un soggiorno splendido. Arredato con gusto, pulito, spazioso, con un terrazzino che da' sul cortile interno (terrazzino che da la possibilità di cenare o di prendere l'aperitivo fuori), questo appartamento ha superato piu' che ampliamente tutte le nostre aspettative. inoltre il fatto che la proprietaria sia affabile, gentilissima e sorridente, rende questo posto ancora piu' magico! Da raccomandare e scoprire! Provare per credere!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Nearest Airport
4 Kilometres
firenze peretola
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
firenze S.M.N.
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Is 15 (fifteen) minutes walk from: the historical center, Fortezza da Basso, the main railway station S. M. Novella, Cascine Park. It is also strategically located with respect to: new courthouse, Careggi Hospital, the Leopolda train station and airport Peretola.


Rates & Availability

Santa Maria Novella Apartment Rental Rates

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tariffe 2016
Jan 17 2016 - Nov 2 2016
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

a coloro che prenotano per solo 2 notti c'è la spesa aggiuntiva di € 50 per le pulizie da consegnare al proprietario all'arrivo.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Historic Center Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
Location Type:
  • Town
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Camera da letto 2 - 1 double
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • synagogues

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