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Attractive apartments opposite the Medici Chapels - Bright Red Suite

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights


Santa Maria Novella Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Various size apartments (from 50 to 200 square meters) in the historic center of Florence

The apartments are located on the second floor (no elevator) of a historic building, Palazzo Gaddi, which is located in the bright square of Madonna degli Aldobrandini, right in front of the famous Medici Chapels. The Duomo and Piazza della Signoria are a 3-minute walk.

It offers the possibility to choose between different apartments (varying in size from 50 sq m to 200 sq m) meeting the needs of even the most demanding and also allowing you to combine multiple solutions.

Details for Bright Red Suite 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

BRIGHT RED-SUITE (3 + 2 beds)

Entered the apartment (renovated and refurbished in November of 2014, 70 square meters) you will find yourself in a bright and elegant living room furnished with two brown sofas, one of which is a very comfortable double bed and a wall mounted TV; The dining area consists of a square table in glass with 4 designer chairs, while the kitchen is separated from the living room through a wall decorated with large red poppies. Two wooden steps leading to the guest bedroom, a bedroom with a new double bed, a spacious wardrobe and a desk, the other bedroom with 1 single bed, a wardrobe with mirrored doors and a useful desk . Between the two bedrooms there is the bathroom, modern and spacious with a beautiful and large shower.

The apartment is very quiet and peaceful

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Mariangela MInervini
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2016
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Bright Red Suite
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Clean, modern right in the heart of everything

  • 5 of 5

I recently stayed in the Bright Red Suite with a friend and we had a great experience. From the moment I submitted my request, I received a warm welcome from Mariangela, who is the sweetest person you could meet. Even before I left the US, she was emailing me information about the weather in Florence and ideas for things to do. She always made herself and her team available prior to our arrival and during our stay. We arrived via train from Naples and it was a quick 10 minute walk that was easy to maneuver, even with our luggage. We were immediately greeted and assisted upstairs. The space is well appointed and most importantly (to me) extremely clean. There is a coffee shop downstairs, along with a number of restaurants, bars and shops. The Central Market is less than 5 minutes away where you can get the most amazing, fresh items for your stay. The entire city is very walkable from this location. The Duomo and the Pontevecchio were always in site. If I return to Florence any time in the near future, I will look no where else for a place to stay other than Glam Apartments.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our Favorite of the Trip

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in three different VRBO apartments during our Europe tour and this one was the best. It was perfectly located-near, but not too close, to the Duomo, which is in the center of everything. The apartment was tastefully decorated, very clean, and well provisioned. We even cooked a meal in one night, finding a cheese grater, spices, and olive oil. The beds were quite comfortable, including the fold-out couch, and the double-paned windows kept out the noise. Note that WiFi is limited to the living room and you cannot have the AC running in the bedroom and living room simultaneously. Most delightful was Mariangela, the manager/owner. She was a prompt communicator, and friendly, yet very professional. She oriented us to the apartment, as well as the city, and checked in by email to ensure all was in order. She recommended restaurants, including the best pizza we had during our Italy stay-Mama Napolitano-, a market, and the best shopping. We could not have been more pleased. Thank you Mariangela!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed four nights in this apartment in Florence. This place is at the best location in the city. You can walk everywhere. Downstairs there is a delicious gelato place and a nice pub for drinks at night. We walked all over town. The apartment is clean and the owner is so nice. She explains everything very well. She is proud of her apartment. If you have questions during your stay she will replied quickly. If you have problems going up the stairs, please note that there is no elevator in the building. We liked it so much that we wanted to stay longer but we had reservations in Rome. Don't hesitate to stay in one of her apartments if you are in Florence.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Place. Amazing host!

  • 5 of 5

The location couldn't be better & more central to ALL the best things in the city (but also quiet at night)! I mean really, just look at the map!!! The flat was beautiful, the AC really worked for us Americans, and Mariangela was AMAZING - a smiling, cheerful, and professional host! I can't imagine a better owner/host from beginning to end. When we return to Florence, I don't need to look anywhere else.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We just spent three lovely days in Florence where we stayed at the Bright Red Suite. The apartment lived up to its billing - - it is bright, airy, spotlessly clean, and comfortable. Plus, it is in a great location, directly across the street from the Medicci Chapel in the San Lorenzo neighborhood. Almost everything you came to Florence to see is within easy strolling distance from the apartment. Outside the door are cafes, bars, restaurants, and a gelateria. Our host, Mariangela, was gracious and could not have been more accommodating. We could not have been happier with our selection.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Thank you Mariangela for the perfect apartment. It was very clean and comfortable for the four of us. Great location in a very beautiful city! Thanks for all of your help and answering all my questions!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Florence Airport Amerigo Vespucci
Nearest Barpub
1 Metres
News Cafè
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Livorno Port
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Santa Maria Novella Station( main train station)
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
city centre
Nearest Restaurant
5 Metres
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Marina di Pisa beaches
Car: not necessary

Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini is a square from Florentine culture, very bright and elegant. In this square is the famous Medici Chapel and in just a few minutes walk you can reach the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio.

A few meters from the apartment you will find supermarkets, bakeries, typical Florentine restaurants, trendy bars, cafes, theaters, cinemas and anything you desire!

Moreover, Lucca, Pisa, Arezzo, Siena, Bologna and the beaches are within an hour by train or bus from Florence; the train and bus stations are located just 5 minutes walk from the property.

Finally there is a garage (special rate) only 30 meters away, ideal for those who want to rent a car during their stay.

Rates & Availability

Santa Maria Novella Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Bassa Stagione
Nov 2 2016 - Dec 20 2016
3 night minimum stay
Alta Stagione
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
bassa stagione
Jan 14 2017 - Mar 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
alta stagione
Mar 31 2017 - Nov 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
bassa stagione
Nov 6 2017 - Dec 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
alta stagione
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 14 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $106
Stay tax €2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Per prenotare: booking deposit, attraverso bonifico bancario o pagamento via paypal . Il resto del saldo è di solito in contanti al momento dell'arrivo. Vi è anche un deposito cauzionale (a seconda della lunghezza del soggiorno, min. 200,00 €) . Il deposito cauzionale è totalmente rimborsabile al termine del soggiorno.

Manager'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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Santa Maria Novella Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 74 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
    living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services

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