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Florence City Center - Borgo Apartment

Bedrooms 1
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Santa Croce and Duomo area lovely apartment with lift

Borgo Apartment has been just renwed. It is at the 1st floor of an ancient building, recently equipped with lift.

Very luminous has 1 bedroom with twin beds ( on request a double bed ), a large living room with a double sofa/ bed + 1 extra single bed. There is a dining room and a separate kitchenette very well equipped. The bathroom with shower enclosure. The heating is individual and there is air conditioned and internet connection.

The location of Borgo Apartment is great:

In the full center, in a very living area, where you can find all you need to have the best experience in Florence.

I leave in the same building since 38 years, on the 3rd floor. I can confirm you that the location is extraordinary near to market, shops, and many little handcraft laboratories. It is one of the most authentic area in Florence where people like to live and stay.

Some of the nicest and famous restaurants are just 2 minutes walking: Il Cibreo, La Giostra, L'Enoteca Pinchiorri, which are first class and others tipical as Natalino, Il Pizzaiolo, Rocco at S.Ambrogio Market.

If you come to Florence to stay or a long period or just a week you will become immediately a Florentine.

More Details

Ms. Laura
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Ms. Laura

I'm 69 and since 38 years i'm living in this building in the full center of historical Florence.

I'm doctor in economics as well as my husband, I met him at the University here in Florence.

I'm half Swiss and half Italian and I think it was a good combination.

My husband and I We are very happy to have guests in our apartments and often it is the beginning of a friendship and some of them are lasting since many years.

Ms. Laura purchased this apartment in 1973

Why Ms. Laura chose Florence

When we bought the property, many years ago, we decided to be in the heart of Florence.

When I open the windows I wanted to see I'm not living in an anonimous town but just in the Florence I love so much. Also the apartments are not 'standard' and have a lot of history that brings me back to 14th century.

So it is 38 years we are living in the same building at the 3rd floor and we rent the others apartments we have restaured, maintaining their charme but encreasing the confort.

We even built a lift!

Once you live here it is very difficult to change and this was happening to us.


Santa Croce Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • The bath has a window.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , for 2 person
  • The living has a large sofa bed for 2 persons. There is also an extra bed for a single person. The bed room has 2 beds but it is possible to make a large double bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling


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(2 traveler reviews)

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Florence City Center - Borgo Apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Fullerton, Ca

A Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was truly a home away from home for me. I lived in this same apartment 11 years ago when I visited Florence on a study abroad. I recently had the chance to return to Florence with my family and was ecstatic when I found my old apartment online. Needless to say it was like walking back in time. The apartment is centrally located. It is about two blocks from the Grocery Store, Post Office, Restaurants, and Banks. The Duomo is a straight less than a mile down the road. You can go anywhere in central Florence in less than 10 minutes from this Apartment.

The apartment itself has everything you would need and is extremely safe. The main door bolts closed like a safe. Fathers need not worry. 11 years ago I stayed in the apartment with two other women and we were safe and well looked after by the owners.

If you want the perfect location to stay this apartment is for you!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a big pleasure for us to welcome Nic and her mother. We could see the pleasure she had just looking at her. We too we where so exited: it was a very nice Christmas gift!
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Korschenbroich, NRW, Deutschland

Tolles Cityhome

  • 5 of 5

wir (2 ältere und 2 jüngere Erwachsene) haben eine wunderschöne Osterwoche in Florence verbracht, nicht zuletzt wegen der schöne Ferienwohnung, direkt am Rand des Stadtzentrums gelegen und trotzdem wunderbar ruhig. Die Ausstattung gemütlich und bequem, für 2 Personen üppig bemessen, für 4 Personen aber auch völlig ausreichend. Durch den herzlichen Empfang von Mrs. Laura und Ihr Mann, die uns wunderbar behilflich waren beim Parken vom Auto, den Gepäcktransport und uns außerdem viele nutzliche und interessante Hinweise gaben, fühlten wir uns gleich wilkommen und gut aufgehoben.

Sehr emphelenswert !

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2010
  • Stayed: Apr 2010
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Firenze -Amerigo Vespucci Airport- FLR
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Golf Ugolino
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Firenze- Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Autostrada A1- Firenze sud
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Cibreo Restaurant and Trattoria
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Florence Borgo Apartment is located in the heart of city centre, in Santa Croce area, very near also to the Duomo, in one of the most characteristicpart of the city, near to museums, churches, typical restaurants, theatres, shopping district, and many other attractions that you can reach within a short walk. Just in the Ciompi Square, in front of the building, on the last Sunday of each month, you will discover well priced antiques at the Historical ' Ciompi Flea Market' which take place around the beautiful 'Loggia del Pesce' designed by Vasari at Renaissance Times.

The 'Archivio di Stato di Firenze', the 'Biblioteca Nazionale' and many other cultural Institutes are very close to the apartments as well nice gardens where to relax or jogging ( Piazza d'Azeglio)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The rent includes utilities, internet connection and final cleaning.
Air conditioned on demand
Supplementary cleaning up on demand
For period shorter than 7 days please call or send A request. I will be pleased to answer to you
For longer period rent .please call or send a request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.