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Francesco

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, italian

Fresco painting apartment with a large terrace

24 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Fortezza da Basso Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 or 3 bedrooms apartament, for 8 people in the heart of Florence

This luxury apartment lies at the heart of the old city center of Florence, just a short walk from the fashionable Via Tornabuoni, and the Duomo. It is situated on the first floor of an elegant old palazzo that has recently been restored . During the recent renovation they have carefully restored the eighteenth century frescoes on the ceiling of all the rooms. The antique furnishings are elegant and of excellent quality. The apartment has two levels and it can accommodate up to 12 people. On the first level the apartment has a spacious and comfortable living room with a dining table for 12 people, 3 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. On the same floor there is another living room, a fully equipped kitchen and the first of the two big terraces where you can enjoy your meals and have some relax. The apartment is equipped with all the modern comforts as washing machine, dishwasher, microwave oven, internet wifi, air conditioning, DVD player and TV. On the first floor there are 2 double bedrooms, another dining area with a small kitchen, a bathroom and the second big and quiet terrace.

Around the apartment there are many garages where you can easily park the car.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Francesco (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english, italian

Reviews

4.7
based on 24 traveler reviews

Fresco painting apartment with a large terrace
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 24 reviews
5

very convient location

  • 5 of 5

There were 7 of us, 3 children and 4 adults. Plenty of room for everyone to spread out. The terraces were nice to sit and have wine and cheese, very quiet. The location was great. There was a grocery store and the end of the street and a cafe on the corner that had wonderful croissants. The central market was very close but you need to go in the morning or it will be crowded. We cooked at the house and the kitchen was good. I would reccomend this place for family or big groups.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful apartment that is close to all of the sites!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 5 adults traveling together, and this apartment was perfect for us! It is in a great location on a quiet street yet very close to all of the big attractions in the center of this wonderful city. Garga, our favorite restaurant in Florence, is only a block away. The apartment is huge, and was spotless upon our arrival. The AC in the bedrooms works extremely well. We would definitely stay here again. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful apartment: spacious, well kept, great location especially for a large group!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 4 nights in Florence and had the pleasure of staying in this lovely apartment. What a great experience we had. Communication with the owner was flawless, and the greeter Mrs. Eleonora was outstanding, she could not have done a better job. She referred us to a chauffeur, Giuseppe who was prompt, fairly priced and very professional. He picked us up at the train station, and although it was not far, with all our luggage and with the July heat, it was a blessing! The apartment was very spacious, 5 lovely air-conditioned bedrooms. Between 2 bedrooms there was a very comfortable sitting room as well. The kitchen was well equipped with a washing machine. The rooftop patio was lovely too. It was very hot in Florence when we were there and it would have been nicer is the air-conditioned had been throughout, but I am sure most of the time, the place would be very comfortable. The location was great, a small market nearby, near to the train station and a bike rental shop. In Florence you can pretty much walk everywhere, and it was actually nice to be in an apartment in a more residential area, not so touristy. Our experience was wonderful, thanks!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Très satisfaits

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons bien apprécié le confort de ce vaste appartement très bien situé dans Florence, proche des sites et des commerces (15 mn à pied du Duomo) et à 2 pas du marché couvert San Lorenzo. La 3è chambre, située à l'extérieur de l'appartement, est plus bruyante que l'appartement lui-même.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
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5

great location - large sunny terrace

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is exceptionally large and spacious with a large sunny terrace. We found it to be spotlessly clean and very well appointed with everything you could need. The location is ideal, just a five minute walk from San Lorenzo Church, the market and the train station but the road the apartment is on is quiet and residential, we had no noise disturbance at all. If you prefer traditional Italian furniture and character you will love this place.

The Fuller family, England

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
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5

Great Apartment in Central Florence

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment in central Florence just north of the Central Market, Close to all the main tourist attractions. Myself and my family really enjoyed our stay here. Very much recommend it to others!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
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Rates & Availability

Fortezza da Basso Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Middle Season
Aug 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$401
$2,073
$7,861
 
 
High Season
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$413
$2,173
$8,786
 
 
Low Season
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 17 2016
2 night minimum stay
$335
$1,671
$5,686
 
 
High Season
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
$502
$3,624
$8,363
 
 
Low Season
Jan 4 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$335
$1,894
$5,686
 
 
High Season
Apr 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$413
$2,229
$9,811
 
 
Middle Season
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$401
$2,073
$7,861
 
 
High Season
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$413
$2,184
$8,452
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$335
$1,783
$6,020
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax €2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Sundays and holydays the check in cost is 30 euro.
Extra charge for late check in ( after 10 pm) is 40 euro.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Fortezza da Basso Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bagno 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bagno 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 queen
    Camera da letto 2 - 1 queen
    Camera da letto 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Camera da letto 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Double bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Double bedroom 5 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

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