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Your romantic terrace overlooking the cathedral dome.

Bedrooms 2
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Elegant apartment, with two double bedrooms, finely restored in 2015.

Elegant four rooms in the historic center of Florence, just a few steps from Piazza della Signoria and Piazza del Duomo. In the district you can still know the true traditions of the ancient Florence, thanks to the many local shops, the craft shops and the many restaurants with Tuscan cuisine. All the centers of major tourist and cultural attractions are within walking distance from the house.

On the third floor of a tower-house in the Via Santa Elisabetta 2 (76 steps, no elevator, on request electric luggage trolley) in the heart of the Roman and medieval Florence, this elegant apartment of 65 square meters it is on two levels. Downstairs we have the entrance, the living room, a bedroom, a bathroom with shower and terrace, overlooking the dome of the Duomo. Upstairs, the kitchen-dining room and a second bedroom.

Completely renovated in 2015, is air-conditioned (natural gas boiler + heat pump), has satellite TV, DVD player, PC with printer, scanner and photocopier, washer, dryer, dishwasher, multifunction oven, refrigerator-freezer, mocha and coffee maker, phone, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, toaster, vacuum cleaner, board games, books and tourist-guides in several languages.

To also meet the highest safety standards is equipped with a detection system and alarm for smoke, methane, carbon monoxide, and with security lighting, fire extinguisher and a Fire Stop blanket.

Included in the price: utilities (water, electricity, gas), blankets, bedding, towels, some consumer products (coffee, tea, salt, pepper, spices, sugar, oil and vinegar, detergent, garbage bags, toilet paper, napkins paper, shampoo-shower), the DSL connection - either Wi-Fi or wired - and national telephone calls. Excluded from the price: final cleaning 50,00 €. Security deposit: € 150.00, which will be refunded within seven days after departure.

More Details

Silvia Palagi
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Silvia Palagi

Hello everyone, my name is Silvia and I live in Viareggio, where I deal with tourism.

For professional reasons, therefore, I know the problems linked to hospitality.

So, together with my husband Guido and my sister Gianna, we decided to rent our apartments in Florence and Viareggio, providing them with all the comforts that we like to find in a house when we go on holiday and I can say that our guests are always been very satisfied. We look forward to welcoming you and we remain at your disposal for any information you might need!

Silvia Palagi purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Silvia Palagi chose Historic Center

It is the home of our dreams! Quiet, bright, cozy and comfortable, in the heart of the city, where "things happen"; we have restored and decorated with love and we spend all the time available, consistent with my work - which for a few years - I will keep in Viareggio. When we are not there, we want our guests and friends to live our own magic ....

What makes this apartment unique

The light, the silence, the beautiful view, comfort, make our nest a special place in which to relax, study, receive friends; or simply re-energize after a day of visits to the many attractions of Florence!


Duomo Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Large bathroom with sink, bidet and toilet suspended, comfortable shower with thermostatic control, washing machine, dryer, hair dryer with international plug for razors, two windows.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 double
    - 1 double , 1 baby crib
  • The large bedroom on the lower level includes a desk with PC/TV and printer, and access to the terrace. Available - on request and included in the price - a baby bed with sides and linen. The second, intimate, bright and romantic room upstairs has a double bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
You will find also a Asus All-In-One PC, with operating system Windows 10 and a multifunction printer HP.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(73 traveler reviews)

Your romantic terrace overlooking the cathedral dome.
average rating of 4.9863014 based on 73 reviews

Fabulous Florence apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfiul Time in Florence because of this incredible apartment. Everything was better than expected. The rooms are beautifully decorated, the bed comfy, the little balcony and view just super.

It was clean and light and pleasant to spend time in.

It is right next to the duomo, restaurants, shopping and walking distance to everything that we wanted to see.

We could not wait to get back to it each night and wished we had more days to enjoy it

Thanks heaps Silvia and guido

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Birmingham, Alabama

Elegant Duomo apartment in the middle of Florence

  • 5 of 5

The terrace apartment was beyond our expectation in every way. Beautiful art, smart kitchen, comfortable lounge area and bedrooms. Great bathroom, even for 4 people, due to the design. The washer/dryer (which was GREAT halfway through our 2-week trip) has a door that can easily block the toileting/shower/bidet room so that the handwashing sink and makeup mirror can be accessed by others. The linens were lovely. The care that has gone into this rental is just remarkable...great books, lighting, etc. The upstairs contains the kitchen and a well-designed second bedroom which is small but comfy.

The terrace was small (long and narrow) but really right by the roof of Brunelleschi's dome which is beautifully lit by night. There was a foldout table for wine or breakfast.

The stairs up to the unit were not that bad, and the owner met us and even carried up our compact luggage. His recommendations for restaurants (gluten-free) were spot on, and we even returned to one of them twice!

The location is to die for. Right smack in the middle of Florence, but in a tiny alley next to Florence's oldest building. It was private and cozy even though centrally located. There was a desktop computer for our use as well as wifi. But who wants to look at screens in the middle of Firenze! Don't delay. Book this apartment now.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, clean and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Very satisfied with the apartment. Perfect central location, very clean and very spacious.

The only downfall is that it's up 4 flights of stairs so if you have a lot of luggage then it could be troublesome. At the same time, Guido was there to greet us and helped us with our luggage.

Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saginaw, Michigan

Comfort, style, location, amenities--this apartment has everything!

  • 5 of 5

I can't express enough how lovely this apartment is. We stayed for thirteen nights and wanted for nothing. The location is fantastic and I loved having evening wine on the terrace overlooking Brunelleschi's dome. The apartment is spacious and the kitchen well-equipped for meal-making. The stairs made it easier to justify eating gelato! The hosts have thought of every touch and you can tell that they really want their guests to feel pampered. We wanted for nothing! It's a fantastic place and will be my new Florence rental. In fact, I want to live there. Grazie, Sylvia and Guido!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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AMAZING apartment - Florence!

  • 5 of 5

This was such a perfect apartment in the middle of Florence. It was central to just about everything! There were plenty of restaurants around and the Duomo was around the corner. We loved the owner and his attention to detail. He let us drop our bags off early so we could venture around the city while he cleaned up the apartment. When we returned the apartment was spotless with music playing on the TV. He was so thoughtful with little details that really made a huge impact! Both bedrooms were very comfortable and accommodating. We loved our view from the Master and the balcony in the living room! I would highly recommend staying in this adorable apartment if you visit Florence. We will for sure be back!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place! Clean, centrally located and contemporary.

  • 5 of 5

What a great find! My friend I were here, regrettably, only 2 nights, but this was our favorite place we rented in Italy while on vacation for a little over a week. The location can't be beat, it is walking distance to everything we wanted to do. The balcony has a great view of the Duomo, and was super relaxing. The apartment was very nicely decorated and clean. Owners were very accommodating and provided a lot of useful information during our stay. I would absolutely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Amerigo Vespucci (Peretola)
Nearest Barpub
86 Metres
Bar Coronas
Nearest Ferry
91 Kilometres
Port of Livorno
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Golf Ugolino
Nearest Train
750 Metres
Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Motorway
11.7 Kilometres
A1 - highway exit Florence south
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Restaurant "Da Lino"
Nearest Ski
87 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
98 Kilometres
Marine of Vecchiano
Car: not necessary

We are in the heart of Roman Florence, along what was once the "decumanus maximus", corresponding to the current Corso, Via degli Speziali, Via Strozzi, a few steps from the Forum. Here - in the current Piazza Santa Elisabetta - there was a thermal bath building over which was built, later, the so called "Torre della Pagliazza". These baths probably occupied the current square till under to the very foundations of our house-tower, as can be inferred from the remains of a wall in "opus quadratum" that surfaces in the basement. Leave home and - from anywhere you turn - you will be immersed in the magic of Florence!


Rates & Availability

Duomo Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Alta 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
Autunno 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
Natale 2017
Dec 24 2017 - Jan 7 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
Bassa 2018
Jan 8 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $163.42
Pulizia finale $54.47

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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