Giotto apartment is on 2 levels: a ground-floor of 46 sq.M. Plus a lower floor of again 46 sq.M.. The groundfloor is made of a living-dining room with tv and with an open kitchen fully equipped (also with: italian “moka” coffee-machine, kettle, american-coffee machine, dish-washer, fridge/freezer, 4 rings, oven and, on request, also a microwave), a double-bedroom, a bathroom (with: shower, bidet, wc, basin). The lower floor, equipped with large windows, has a second bathroom (with: shower, bidet, wc, basin) and a triple bedroom with 1 double-bed plus 1 single bed (or 3 single-beds on request). At guests’ disposal there is also an outdoor space/garden with table and chairs to relax or dine/eat open-air. A private parking-place is available for free in the private garage belonging to the building. Heating system. Air conditioning system. Wi-fi internet connection.
Giotto sleeps 5, but in our property key to florence we have more apartments able to accommodate groups of up to 30 people!
Our key to florence property is in fact made of 5 apartments, each of them provided with all the modern comforts, with internet wi-fi and with air conditioning. Moreover, each guest has a private (free) covered parking-place in the garage belonging to the building.
The building, where the apartments are placed, is fenced all around and guests may enjoy a small but nice common courtyard with tables and chairs to spend some moments of relax. The property has an external lighting system so it is never dark when you walk inside it at evening or at late night after having spent your evening in the city-centre.
We are at your disposal for any questions or wishes you may have, we are florentine people which aim is to help our guests to take the best of florence and of the chianti area all around, including also the other main tuscan towns and tourist destinations! This is, in few words, what the “ key to florence” is offering to you! Our property is placed in firenze/florence, in a residential area that is strategic to discover the best of florence, but at the same time far from the noise of traffic. We assure you quiet evenings at our residenza to enjoy your glass of tuscan wine after a day in the city’s heart! Moreover, we may organize for you walking tours in florence with a great certified tourist guide/cicerone, the best-known in town, while for whom is wishing not to lose the opportunity to visit the chianti countryside & its famous hills covered with vineyards and olive-trees, we are also able to organize for you chianti tours & chianti wine tours to discover the best cellars that produce the world-famous supertuscans wines and chianti wines, including the cellars in montalcino too!
The key to florence is placed ionly 20 metres (65 feet) from the city-bus-stop that will lead you to the city-centre in 5 minutes or 170 metres (557 feet) from the city-tramway-rail that will drive you to the central train station square in only 5 minutes, from which the dome square (santa maria del fiore) is only 10 minutes walking far.
The nearest great restaurant is called nazdravie and it is placed only 20 metres far, as well as the calypso pizzeria, again 20 metres far. Within 15 metres from our residenza key to florence are also food-markets, bakeries, bar, groceries, banks and many other shops.
We also invite you to take advantage of our guide/cicerone for a florence walking tour to discover its main monuments or museums.
The nearest airport is in florence (flr-amerigo vespucci) that is only 7 km far from our property. Also the airports in pisa (galileo galilei airport – 75 km far) and in bologna (gugliemo marconi airport – 100 km far) are quite near.
Distances of the main monuments and sites of business & tourist interest (distances from our apartments, like giotto):
Dome square: 4 km (2,5 miles)
Uffizi museum: 3,2 km (2 miles)
Accademia museum (“the david” by michelangelo): 4,5 km (2,8 miles)
Boboli gardens (largest city park): 3,5 km (2,17 miles)
Piazza pitti & pitti palace: 3,5 km (2,17 miles)
Ponte vecchio (the old bridge): 3,5 km (2,17 miles)
Fortezza da basso (for pitti moda and other important events): 3 km (1,86 miles)
Stazione leopolda (art events and other events): 2 km (1,24 miles)
Central train station (santa maria novella): 3 km (1,86 miles)
Please note that after you have confirmed your booking with us, we will send you, together with the booking confirmation, a full guide that will help you to organize your days in florence at the best. You will also find the same guide but enriched with a lot of more of useful and practical information inside the apartment at your arrival at key to florence.
I am a person perhaps old in age but not in my brain, that is much younger than my bones! I have always dreamed of managing a place to welcome people willing to discover a town that I love in deep, my town, Florence! I realized my dream at 70 y. But at least I realized it! I invite you to my place, to be welcomed with friendness & care! THank you!
Renzo Marini purchased this apartment in 2011
I liked the area, very quiet, yet at a few minutes by bike or by bus to the heart of Florence. I decided to restore it completely following a modern architecture concept and offering to clients all the modern comforts such us Air-Conditioning and Wi-Fi Interner, plus a PRIVATE GARGAGE to park their car!
We assure to our guests all our kindness & an high level of customer care, that an hotel will never give to you!
Furthermore, upon arrival, we provide our guests with a booklet with lots of useful information to discover the best of Florence, but also practical information on transports, emergency-numbers and so on.
Florence boasts an extraordinary wealth of art, a splendid testimony to its centuries-old civilization, for the most part preserved in the more than 70 city museums.On request, we may book for you for free the tickets to enter in the Uffizi or Accademia museums in Florence, in order to avoid you to queue outside the museums many hours (in high-season period, we warmly suggest to book them at least 10/15 days in advance of the wished date). Italian cooking classes may be organized on request. A touristic guide/cicerone is available upon request to tour Florence or other Tuscan cities/towns, moreover we may organze for our guests Chianti Wine Tours with a private driver to discover the best of Chianti and enjoy wine-tastings in the most beautiful Chianti cellars.
Our apartments are placed in a residential area that is strategic to discover the best of Florence, but at the same time far from the noise of traffic. We assure you quiet evenings at our Residenza to enjoy your glass of Tuscan wine after a day in the city’s heart! For whom is wishing not to lose the opportunity to visit the CHIANTI COUNTRYSIDE & ITS FAMOUS HILLS covered with vineyards and olive-trees, we are also able to organize for you CHIANTI TOURS & CHIANTI WINE TOURS to discover the best cellars that produce the world-famous Supertuscans wines and Chianti wines, including the cellars in MONTALCINO too.
Heating, Wi-Fi, as well towels & linens (changed during the stay at an extra fee) . Cleaning during the stay are done on request only, with an extra fee to pay.We will clean the accommodation & change all the linens & towels every after 7 nights. Ask us for further details. ATTENTION: the city tax of 2.50 euro per person/night is NOT included in the rates and should be paid CASH only upon arrival.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.