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A stone's throw from the cathedral, in the heart of Florence - Melarancio Suite - Cappelle Medicee

Bedrooms 2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights



Melarancio Suite - Cappelle Medicee

The LOFT MELARANCIO is located in Piazza Madonna Aldobrandini, in the heart of Florence, behind the church of San Lorenzo and the Medici Chapels in front, three-minute walk from the Duomo and Piazza della Signoria, and within easy walking distance from the train station. Not far away, the historic Central Market. Located on the third floor of a historic building, Palazzo Gaddi, this original and unique apartment offers the ability to accommodate up to six people, two in a double bedroom (or twin beds) in the loft, up to four in main room where there are two single beds (or a double) and a sofa bed. The living room with kitchenette is very spacious and bright and has a panoramic view on the most important monuments of Florence. The apartment is equipped with all comforts such as heating, air conditioning, TV and free WiFi, modern kitchen fully equipped with dishwasher and microwave.

About the property

Modern apartments, from 2 to 8 beds, complete with A / C, WiFi, TV

The palace is located in Piazza Madonna Aldobrandini, behind the church of San Lorenzo, the Medici Chapels in front, two minutes walk from the Duomo and Piazza della Signoria, and within easy walking distance from the railway station giving you the possibility to visit the city comfortably. Not far away, the historic Central Market. Located on the third floor of a building, Palazzo Gaddi, with views of the Duomo, Giotto's bell tower and the church of Santa Maria Novella, all tastefully furnished and equipped with amenities such as heating, air conditioning, TV and WiFi. And 'the ideal accommodation whether you are in family, in a group of friends or a business trip, given the available space and location that make it perfect for a pleasant stay. Garage (not included) and a small supermarket just 30 meters away. Travel with children? The apartments are equipped with everything you need (extra bed, cot, bedding, bottle warmer, and we can suggest itineraries and activities suitable for the whole family. Are you a lover of art, Italian cuisine, Tuscan wine? We are at your disposal to suggest unusual visits to cultural monuments and historic gardens, possibly with a guide, give you pointers on restaurants off the beaten track and cooking classes, help you book tours and tastings at wineries in the Chianti. Ami Italian fashion? We can give directions to organize your visits to the main outlet near Florence (Gucci, Prada, Barberino Designer Outlet). In the building they rent a total of six apartments, to accommodate guests in groups or large families who want to stay all in the same building.

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, italian
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Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

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Santa Maria Novella Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 queen
    - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Melarancio Suite - Cappelle Medicee
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 10 reviews

Great location, beautiful apartment.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 5 nights with 4 people in this beautiful apartment in the heart of Florence. The location is great if you are there to see the sites and is close to great restaurants and the train station. It was very clean and spacious. We didn't have any issues and everything was as described on the site. Andrea and Francesca were very nice to work with and made us very comfortable with their apartment and were very helpful with any questions we had. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Centrally located

  • 4 of 5

The property was very clean and well maintained. The location is conveniently located in the heart of Florence, within walking distance to most of the sites. There is a grocery store within a 1-2 minutes from the apartment. The host (Andrea) was very punctual and thoroughly explain the details of the apartment's functionality upon arrival. The descriptive listing is accurate with regards to location, layout, and amenities. Do keep in mind the apartment sits on the top floor of the building, so there are several flights of stairs ascending to the 3rd floor (something to keep in mind if you are not in good health or have very young children), for us it was ok as we had 2 active young boys who raced up to the top floor. We did not utilize the attached loft in the unit, as we felt it was a bit too warm to sleep at night. The apartment was also close to the train station, which is a positive, if you plan on using the trains to travel to other destinations. There are many restaurants and shops just steps away from the building entrance.

Overall, good apartment centrally location in the heart of Florence.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this lovely apartment! Was a great location, Central to all we wanted to see! Jus a gorgeous location, quaint and a lovely place to call home for a few days! Our host was wonderful- arranged a transfer from airport for us and greeted us with lots of helpful hints for our stay in Rome! Thank you!


  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lindo y muy bien equipado

  • 5 of 5

El apartamento es de muy buen tamaño para un grupo de 5 personas. Esta excelentemente bien ubicado, en la mitad de la parte histórica de Florencia, a 100 metros del Domo y literalmente a 10 minutos de la Estación Santa María Novelle. El apartamento esta muy bien equipado con wifi, TV, cocina completa y lavadora de ropa. Las camas son muy cómodas. Muy limpio y bien mantenido y conservado. El baño es de muy buen tamaño y el agua es deliciosa. A 40 metros hay un buen supermercado para comprar las cosas básicas, agua, leche, bebidas, vinos, frutas, legumbres, artículos de aseo, pan y quesos. Muy bueno y preciso muy buenos. Alrededor del apartamento hay restaurante de excelente calidad y precios promedio. Tiene una vista hacia el domo y la torre del campanario. Los arrendadores son muy amables y nos estaban esperando para entregarnos el apartamento.

Jose Del Hierro

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Staying at Ilaria's was a joy. I arrived slightly late at Santa Maria Novella station but the walk to the apartment was so easy and was welcomed by Ilaria's friend. The location of the apartment is great for most things in Florence particularly my place of work whilst there and good food in the evenings. The apartment was stylish,clean and everything worked perfectly. Communication from booking to leaving was very quick and clear. I work in Florence twice a year and would definitely stay here again. I would recommend the space as it fits two couples easily or a family with two children. I would recommend a stay for anyone visiting Florence who wants value you for money and a great location to see the sights and explore Florence.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy Apartment!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Illaria's place in Florence was excellent. Following the greeting at her apartment, we were shown all details of how to operate AC, washing machine, etc. The location was amazing! Right in the heart of where you want to be in Florence.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Aeroporto di Firenze Peretola
Nearest Barpub
5 Metres
News Cafè
Nearest Ferry
95 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
200 Metres
Firenze SMN
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Trattoria Cipolla Rossa
Nearest Ski
85 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


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