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In the magic of the town centre, Sitornino is a peaceful, romantic apartment, within walking distance of Pal. Pitti and Ponte Vecchio.

Bedrooms 1
Space 344 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Charming one bedroom apartment, finely restored in 2009.

The apartment is located in the Oltrarno area, in Florence's hold centre, a few steps from Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti, Boboli Gardens and Santo Spirito Square. In the district you can experience the old Florentine traditions thanks to the presence of several typical shops, many craft workshops and lots of good restaurants offering Tuscan cuisine. The most interesting tourist attractions and cultural centers in town are only a few hundreds metres far from the apartment.

Elegant two-room apartment for max 3 people (32sqm approx.) in Via della Chiesa. It is located on the 2nd floor (no lift, 27 steps) and it is composed of a living area with an equipped kitchen corner and a single sofa bed plus one double bedroom with bathroom.

A PC with a printer, scanner, copier and DVD player and LCD TV - with satellite are at guests' disposal. The ADSL connection - either Wi-Fi or wired - is included in the price. The apartment is provided with heating, air conditioning, telephone (with free national calls), hair dryer, ironing set, mocha and American coffee maker, toaster, microwave oven, vacuum cleaner, board games, travel guides and books. Between May and September there are also two bicycles.

Price includes: consumption (electricity, water), linen/towels, consumer products (coffee, tea, salt, pepper, spices, sugar, oil and vinegar, dish soap, garbage bags, toilet paper, paper-towels, shampoo/shower), Wi-fi internet access and national telephone calls. Not included: final cleaning, 50,00 Euros. Refundable deposit: 150,00 Euros to cover the possible damage.

More Details

Silvia Palagi
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2018

About Silvia Palagi

Hello everyone, my name is Silvia and I live in Viareggio, where I work in tourism. So, for professional reasons, I know very well what are the problems associated with the hospitality. For this reason - along with my husband Guido - we have decided to rent our apartments in Florence, with all the amenities we will would like to find in a house when we go on vacation and, I can say, our guests have always been very satisfied.

We are looking forward to welcome you and we are at your disposal for any information you need!

Silvia Palagi purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Silvia Palagi chose Oltrarno

is our little nest in Oltrarno! Quiet, intimate and comfortable, in the heart of San Frediano, the nightlife district, we have it restored and decorated with love and we want our guests and friends to live our own magic ....

What makes this apartment unique

The silence and comfort make our nest a special place in which to relax after a day of visits to the many attractions of Florence!


Oltrarno Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 344 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • disco club
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf


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In the magic of the town centre, Sitornino is a peaceful, romantic apartment, within walking distance of Pal. Pitti and Ponte Vecchio.
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 75 reviews

Quiet, clean, great location!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little apartment in a quiet neighborhood. The owners have thought of everything you may need for your stay. It fit our needs perfectly - a couple days in Florence to explore the city on foot.

Guido met us at the apartment, we dropped our luggage and he handed us the keys so we could see the sights without dragging our luggage around until check in- a really nice amenity!

The apartment was very clean and well maintained. It was nice to have a combo TV/internet available to us so we could look up things to do, then watch a little Netflix before retiring.

Excellent communication with the owners. Prompt refund of our deposit. We would definitely stay again. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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The perfect apartment for our two-night stay!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was perfect for our stay in Florence! Our train was delayed by 5 hours due to weather, but Sylvia & Guido were so understanding. Guido met us at the apartment for check-in. The apartment is so close to several sites, as well as fancy shopping areas. We would definitely recommend this place for two people!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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convenient location and amenities!

  • 5 of 5

silvia and guido’s apartment was perfect for my stay in florence! the location is very convenient—an easy walk from santa maria novella and very close to the boboli gardens, ponte vecchio, and duomo. the entire apartment was well equipped! i had everything i needed to recoup from my travels, from kitchen wares and laundry detergent to a corkscrew and deep soaking tub.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very cosy apartment in a standout part of Florence.

  • 5 of 5

Everything modern necessity is built into this cosy, 2nd floor apartment in one of the city’s traditional residential buildings with its street entrance and narrow staircase.

The location is ideal for access to the attractions of Florence while enjoying its very special local character with small businesses, galleries, food stores, cafes and restaurants of every kind along its vibrant laneways.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was absolutely beautiful and quaint. Couldn't have asked for anything better :)

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this place was magical. The location was amazing, the apartment was breathtaking, and the host were nothing but kind. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who wants to experience Florence and everything this beautiful city offers.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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small, but charming, anticipates your every need

  • 5 of 5

This adorable little apartment in the Oltrarno section of Florence is a perfect location in which to "do the town" but be able to escape the touristic chaos of the center city. A 2 minute walk to the Pitti Palace, and another 5 minutes to the Ponte Vecchio, you couldn't find yourself in more convenient and comfortable spot.

Charming owners Guido and Silvia have anticipated all your needs, for example, the olive oil and vinegar are there already, plus sugar, s&p, soap, coffee, t.p., even bicycles available for your use. Immaculate 2 rooms with everything.

Piazza Santa Spirito is youthful, peaceful, but "cool." Hurry up and book, because the Oltrarno won't last as a respite.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Nearest Airport
9 Kilometres
Amerigo Vespucci (Peretola)
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Caffé Notte - Via delle Caldaie 18
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Port of Livorno
Nearest Golf
16 Kilometres
Golf Ugolino
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
A1 Milan - Naples
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Il Chicco di Caffé -Via della Chiesa 16R
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

From the airport: shuttle bus to the station. Ticket on board. Info: 800 424500 (from mobile: 199 104 245) or 800 373760.

From the station, walk about 15 minutes, or by bus 11 or D that leave you close to home in about five minutes.

By car: the house is in the historic center, in the limited traffic zone. Near there are many private garages, but the cheapest option is the parking-lot in locality "I Bottai" after the exit "Impruneta" of the A1 motorway.

On your PC desktop you will find our guide "All you need to know about Florence," which, in addition to listing the utilities, will provide you with information about museums, cinemas and theaters, on where to shop, the quaint restaurants, pubs and nightclubs.

For those staying a few days it is advisable to purchase the Firenze Card: The Card, which lasts 72 hours after the first activation, will allow you access to a circuit of more than 30 museums located in the Florence area, without queue and without having to book . With this Card, also in the 72 hours of validity, you can use all means of local public transport.

The tourist information offices: are managed with qualified and multilingual staff. They provide general and specific information on local events, art exhibitions and museums in the city; but just behind the house, at the entrance of the Palazzo Pitti, a new touch screen will update you in real time about all there is to do in the city.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Spese di pulizia $58.05
Refundable damage deposit $174.16
Stay tax $3.48 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Tariffe scontate in relazione alla durata, Deposito cauzionale, Caparra richiesta alla prenotazione, Consegna delle chiavi da parte dell'addetto al ricevimento. Proprietario non presente in loco.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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