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Lorenzo Panerai

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, spanish, italian

Il Cortile - Designer apartment in the heart of the historical center of Florence

25 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Historic Center Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 beds in 70 square meters, wide open spaces, huge windows and brightly 10m from the Duomo

Il Cortile is a sunny apartment in the center of Florence; It is 10 meters from the amazing dome by Brunelleschi, 300 meters from Piazza della Signoria and a small distance from all the other magnificent monuments and museums in the center of Florence. Recently renovated, the Courtyard is an apartment furnished with taste and passion with design furniture, but is at the same time in an old palace of the center; enjoy your stay like a true Florentine!

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Lorenzo Panerai (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish, italian


based on 25 traveler reviews

Il Cortile - Designer apartment in the heart of the historical center of Florence
average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews

Spacious, great location,helpful owner, nice interior

  • 5 of 5

You cannot find a better location in Florence. Walk to the famous Duomo, the Uffizi, the statue of David and the Ponte Vecchio....even the train station and tourist bus. You won't need a taxi while you are here!

The owner, Lorenzo, met us at the apartment, showed us how to work everything, and gave us printed tip sheets for markets, restaurants,and places of interest. We couldn't find our reservations for the big museums, so he went to bat for us on the phone and straightened everything out. Very clean, and free wifi. Nice having a kitchen with all the amenities. This was a great find and we would like to return someday!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent apartment and location, wonderful owner!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for 5 nights in this apartment and it was incredible. The location cannot be beat, 50 steps from the Duomo and an easy walk to all of Florence. The pictures are spot on - the apartment is spacious, brilliantly clean, beautifully updated and well equipped. The owner Lorenzo really went out of his way to offer us information and suggestions which were a huge help during our time in Florence. He even included a map along with descriptions of his favorite places to eat, get a drink or gelato, shop, etc. We would not hesitate to recommend this apartment to friends and family and will hope to stay here when we return to Florence.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"Lorenzo''s apartment was...

  • 5 of 5

"Lorenzo''s apartment was absolutely wonderful! It was very comfy and it felt like home away from home. The location is just perfect. It''s located on a street right next to the Duomo. Lorenzo himself was very hospitable. He gave us a map where all the nice restaurants were marked which was very useful since we hadn''t had the time to check out any places from the internet in advance.

Thank you again.


  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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"We fell in love with thi...

  • 5 of 5

"We fell in love with this flat from the moment we walked in! It's the perfect place for a couple with in walking distance to everything. The apartment has everything you could possibly need and is spotlessly clean, thanks to lovely Nina. The owner is very pleasant and well organised. We will definitely rent it again and again! This place is a hidden gem!"

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
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"The apartment, which is ...

  • 5 of 5

"The apartment, which is very tastefully furnished and well equipped, is ideally situated in the centre of Florence with all the main attractions being within easy walking distance. Being in the centre of the city on the one-way system, it does get noisy at night time, but this is more than compensated for by its location. The owner provided us with his top tips of where to eat and shop and each one of his recommendations was excellent. We would definitely consider renting it again."

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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"The apartment was the be...

  • 5 of 5

"The apartment was the best apartment i have ever stayed in during my entire holiday trips i make to europe. The apt was close to anything that i needed and was a perfect place to relax and unwind everyday. Everything was upto date. Cant wait to stay there again."

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
FLR - Firenze Peretola
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Beach
110 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi
Car: not necessary

The apartment 'The Courtyard' is located 30 meters from the wonderful dome by Brunelleschi, overlooking Florence Cathedral. From the apartment you can walk to any attraction in Florence. Forget the car, taxi, bus and even bicycle: everything is within walking distance in the blink of an eye. Obviously, in addition to the monuments and museums, restaurants, shops and whatever is worthy of note in the center of Florence is just as easily.


Rates & Availability

San Giovanni-Duomo Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Pezzettino Agosto
Aug 10 2016 - Aug 12 2016
2 night minimum stay
Alta stagione - 2
Aug 13 2016 - Sep 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
Pezzettino Settembre
Sep 5 2016 - Sep 20 2016
2 night minimum stay
Alta stagione - 3
Sep 21 2016 - Oct 9 2016
3 night minimum stay
Pezzettino ottobre
Oct 10 2016 - Oct 14 2016
2 night minimum stay
Alta stagione - 4
Oct 15 2016 - Oct 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Autunno 2016
Oct 31 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
Natale 2016
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
Inverno 2017
Jan 9 2017 - Feb 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Historic Center Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bagno 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
  • The bedroom has a king bed with the possibility of adding a cot for children up to three years.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
And 'this the WI-FI. The A / C is equipped with a mobile unit.

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