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Luisa's Flat, Historic Centre Florence, Oltrarno, San Frediano

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Cozy apartment in an historical building with a view of the Basilica del Carmine

The apartment looks out over the picturesque Piazza del Carmine, in the neighbourhood of San Frediano, which has always been one of the most characteristic and lively areas of the city.

Cozy and tranquil, the apartment is in a charming historical building with a view of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Carmine and is approximately 38 m2, made up of an ample living area with small breakfast-bar, separate cooking area, a bedroom with double bed and a ceiling with wooden beams, a bathroom with a bath and window looking onto a magnificent Italian garden.

Situated in an excellent position, in just a few minutes on foot you can reach Ponte Vecchio, Piazza Pitti, Santo Spirito, the ‘Duomo’ (cathedral), Piazza della Signoria, and the Central Station ‘Santa Maria Novella’.

The house belonged to an artist for some time and some pictures and objects are still present from that time.

The apartment can sleep up to four people (two in the bedroom and two on a sofa-bed in the lounge) and is equipped with all necessary comforts (internet wi-fi, air conditioning, washing machine, microwave oven, espresso and Americano coffee maker…).

From June 2014 the apartment is air conditioned.

Just a few steps from the apartment you can also find some of the most renowned restaurants in Florence, craft workshops and typical shops.

More Details

Owner
Federico
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

Amenities

Santo Spirito Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 38 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Sofa bed is placed in the main hall
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Luisa's Flat, Historic Centre Florence, Oltrarno, San Frediano
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This flat is perfectly located as close to train station, grocery store and so many sites; yet very quiet neighborhood. Owner was unable to meet us when we checked in but has a very easy check in system. He gave us perfect directions to his flat. Elena ( hope I remember correctly) greeted us a couple hours later. Extremely pleasant & knowledgeable about the area and sites.

Apt. is very secure, very clean & worked well for the two of us. Kitchen equipped with all the necessary appliances, including an oven & microwave. Bed room has a huge closet which allowed us to hang clothes and tuck suitcases in as well. Overhead fans very efficient for cooling and the washer was great! Took a fair amount of time to wash clothes but so efficent. Clothes came out clean & spun to point took little time to dry.

Only concern was the shower/tub. The ceiling is so low, my 6 ft husband was unable to stand & barely fit into the tub. He made it work and we had a great laugh!

Despite shower/tub situation, we give it 5 stars as owners have worked to accommodate their guests well.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet, clean apartment, steps from Brancacci Chapel and countless wonderful shops and restaurants

  • 5 of 5

If you're seeking a Room With A View, this is probably not the place for you (that said, the view from its front window is charming, but in hot weather you'll probably want to keep the window shuttered). If you're planning to spend your time in Florence exploring, and are looking for a quiet, dark place to rest and recover, in immediate proximity to some of the finest food and ambience the city has to offer, look no further. We have no complaints about our stay. Communication with Federico was clear, prompt, and friendly, and everything promised in the listing was provided. It's a perfect little apartment for 1-2 people. We would stay here again without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Très magnifique!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in this apartment. The neighborhood is a great place to be based to explore Florence and Chianti, near the main station and about 20 minutes from the highway. A car is not necessary to visit Florence, we rent one to visit Siena and Chianti (there’s a toll parking near the apartment). Location was excellent, wonderful restaurants and other facilities within one block.

The apartment is lovely and clean with a lot of painting (self made by the owner). The kitchen equipment is great, everything is there!!!

We can warmly recommend the apartment and the area.. très magnifique!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice and comfortable place!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for a group of 4 people exploring Florence and enjoying this very amazing area when the night come. The owners of the flat are very kind and help us with every needs. Strongly recommended!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Highly recommend this place

  • 5 of 5

Frederick and his girlfriend were wonderful. They provided useful information about local settings and events. The apartment is perfectly located. Close to everything. And for those who enjoy nightlight it is close to interesting hip places. The space is bigger than it looks and was very clean and neat. We didn't cook in but it had everything if we wanted to. Highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot Seung!! I hope to see you again in Florence!
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4

Ubicacion de 10

  • 4 of 5

Lo mejor de la casa la ubicación. Puedes ir andando a toda Florencia, que es preciosa. El aseo es muy pequeño y la ducha incomoda

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Kilometres
Amerigo Vespucci Firenze
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Le Nuvole
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
600 Metres
Santa Maria Novella - Firenze
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
Firenze Impruneta
Nearest Restaurant
50 Kilometres
Napoleone
Nearest Ski
88 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
79 Kilometres
Viareggio
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Santo Spirito Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
Feb 13 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$81
From
$86
Fri,Sat
$485
$1,079
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Apr 1 2017 - Nov 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$97
$647
$1,079
 

Additional information about rental rates

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

I prezzi includono tutto (eccetto le pulizie finali) e sono validi per il pernottamento di due persone.
Per persone extra (fino a 2): 10€ in più a notte a testa
Tariffe speciali per soggiorni lunghi.
Tourist tax €2,50 per person/night for up to 7 nights max.
This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Caparra/acconto: variabile
Pulizie finali: 30€
Prices are all inclusive (except for final cleaning) for two people.
For extra person charge: 10€ per night

Deposit 100€
Caparra/acco

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