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Sandra Caciolli

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Unforgettable view of the cathedral and Giotto’s bell tower in all its height.

17 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Santa Maria Novella Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms + 2 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Giotto Apartment

The building of the Cathedral of Florence began in 1296 by Arnolfo di Cambio and proceeded more than two centuries long. In 1334 Giotto began the bell tower’s construction, 84 m. high.

The Cathedral’s Dome construction started in 1420 by Filippo Brunelleschi: the biggest stonework dome never done before in the world with a revolutionary building method and nowadays it continues to be a mistery for the academics.

The apartment is situated in the historical center, inside a prestigious building in front of the gothic Cathedral of Florence and Giotto’s Bell Tower, with a romantic atmosphere and from its windows you can admire these worldwide best known monuments.

THE VIEW IS AMAZING.....UNFORGETTABLE !!!

The apartment has been recently renovated with high quality fornitures , situated on the fifth floor with elevator, in a quiet location and great security.

They are two apartments joined into one (see floor plan): the first one has two bedrooms with double beds, one bathroom with shower, living-room with sofa and an open-plan kitchen completely furnished, for four persons.

The second one has one bedroom with double bed, one bathroom with shower, living-room with a comfortable sleep-sofa and an open-plan kitchen completely furnished, for six persons.

Both apartments come supplied with consumptions, linen, towels, A/Conditioning, heating, wireless internet connection, TV with digital terrestrial decoder, DVD player, iron, ironing board and safety deposit box.

Besides they have cooking stove, microwave, fridge/freezer, moka, American coffee maker, kettle, cutlery, glasses and plates.

They are fully equipped and independent units, so it’s possible to have privacy or to share the spaces together as you like, and you can have lunch staying at the same table.

It’s an ideal accommodation for two families or for a group of friends.

Each living-room has a window exactly facing the cathedral and Giotto’s bell tower, a view that you ever may appreciate in Florence nowhere else.

Just a short walk and you can reach all the important monuments, squares and museums in Florence like Uffizi Gallery Museum, Palazzo della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge), Santa Croce Cathedral and so on...

In front of the building you have a taxi stop and the railway station is ten minutes far from the apartment by walking.

Besides fashion boutiques, restaurants, a good food market are all at a few steps away from your location.

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sandra Caciolli (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

What makes this apartment unique

You will appreciate and enjoy a beautiful view, you can easily reach the best shops and restaurants, you can have breakfast in the oldest bar in Florence. Piazza della Repubblica, the Uffizi Gallery, Piazza della Signoria are just a few steps. You are at the core of the city and here you can breathe the air of the Renaissance.

Reviews

5
based on 17 traveler reviews

Unforgettable view of the cathedral and Giotto’s bell tower in all its height.
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely stay in the perfect Florence location. The apartments are clean and very well appointed with the most picturesque view overlooking the Duomo. Access is very easy with a modern lift with safe building access. It was a hot week and the air conditioning was very welcome. Communication was fantastic in reserving the apartment and during our stay. Will certainly stay here again when next in Florence.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. It always good to see that our dedication and enthusiasm are recognized. It was nice meeting you and I hope you enjoyed the city of Florence as much as you did the apartment.
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Chicago, Il, USA
5

lovely

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was perfect for a 9 day stay in Florence for 4 women friends. The location was perfect, the view of the Duomo is even more beautiful than the photos. Actually, the entire apartment is more beautiful than the photos! The kitchens and baths are fully equipped, the apartment feels new and well-maintained. Stephania was available and responsive. We've rented apartments all over Europe, this one is definitely a Four Star and highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thenk you so much for your beautiful review
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5

Perfecto

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is just as described, it's central location provides easy access to all of Florence. Every time you walk into the kitchen/living room you are just overtaken by the beauty of the bell tower and cathedral. The apartment is well furnish, clean and has everything you need for your stay. Stefania met us at the apartment, provided some simple instructions and that was that, very easy.

Down the street is a market for food, wine, etc. Outside is everything that Florence has to offer. We had a wonderful time and this apartment was a perfect place to use as our home base.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada
5

Best View in the City!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is in a fantastic location right in the heart of Florence and the stunning view of the Duomo from the living room window mesmerizes you. We were greeted by Sandra's friend, Stefania, who explained everything and even left us a bottle of wine and water, which we appreciated very much. The apartment is as it appears in the pictures and has great security. The marble floors and Florence decorated wood ceilings are more beautiful in person. The bedrooms are interconnecting but this wasn't a problem for us. We used the washing machine without any problems and the wifi was easy to connect to and use. There was a grocery store not far from the apartment and we stopped there several times on our way back from touring the city. We really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderfull words.I really appreciate them!
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Knutsford, Cheshire
5

Great base for family exploration

  • 5 of 5

Florence is a fantastic city, with much to offer in terms of its food, history and culture. It is also really well connected by rail (S.L. station is an easy 10 minute walk) to the rest of Italy.

The view from the apartment is stunning, but for me the best aspect of this flat was it's security, as we left it to travel to Venice, Rome, Pisa and Siena as well as its central location, which meant the only cab ride was back to the airport!.

Very clean with two really good beds, washer and good cooking facilities, it was a great for our 2 1/2 week stay, I would use again without doubt. My only reservation would be to very old or young travellers that if anything happened to the lift, there are a lot of stairs to climb!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your beautiful review! It's very kind of you.
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Las Vegas, NV, USA
5

comfortable, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

the apartment was great - convenient location with great view. Despite the amount of activity in the square around the Duomo, the closed windows and AC kept it quiet and comfortable inside at night. I would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! I hope to welcome you again.
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Rates & Availability

Santa Maria Novella Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Autumn (vat included)
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
$225
$1,465
 
 
Special price (vat included)
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 22 2016
5 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
Christmas (vat included)
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 6 2017
5 night minimum stay
$372
 
 
Special price (vat included)
Jan 7 2017 - Feb 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
Spring (vat included)
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
$225
$1,465
 
 
High season (vat included)
Mar 21 2017 - Aug 10 2017
5 night minimum stay
$315
$2,084
 
 
August (Vat included)
Aug 11 2017 - Aug 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
$225
$1,465
 
 
High season (Vat included)
Aug 21 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$315
$2,084
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$225
$1,465
 

Additional information about rental rates

ALL INCLUSIVE, security deposit upon arrival €300,00.
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Min. stay 5 nights

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Amenities

Santa Maria Novella Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Monument View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling

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