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Elisa Apartment: Quietness and comfort at moderate prices in historic center

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 28 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 28 nights

About the property

Perfect for relaxing after a walk in the old Florence

The apartment is in an ancient, quiet street in the historic centre of Florence, between Piazza San Marco and the San Lorenzo central market. It can be easily reached by a short walk from Santa Maria Novella railway station. The apartment has been restored in 2012; it is carefully furnished with all comfort that will allow you to spend a very relaxing holiday in Florence. It is on the first floor ; il has a large living room with a dining area and a lounge area with a double sofa bed and an extra single bed , a double bedroom (available with a king size bed or 2 twin beds), a bathroom with shower. It can easily hold up to 5 people. The apartment is equipped with individual heating, air conditioning, dishwasher, washing machine, microwaves, toaster. electric kettle, coffee maker, TV, WIFI unlimited Internet connection.

In the apartment you will find for your first use: olive oil, salt, pepper, vinegar, coffee, thé, soap, toilette paper.

For those coming by car, Parking Parterre at 900 m (75 euros/week) or Garage San Zanobi (at 260 m, from 25 euros/day)

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Medium/ short rentals are welcome; in this case, the gaz for the heating will be charged separately on meter base.

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Owner
Elisabetta
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Elisabetta

Now retired, I love to discover and love my adopted city, Florence, with its beauties, its wealth, its extraordinary landscapes and works of art. I also love from time to time to discover the world that still makes then more plaisible return to the cradle of our culture and our tradition

Elisabetta purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Elisabetta chose Florence

Florence, unlike Rome , which is the city of my birth, it's a city of human scale, and more, all you are surrounded by the taste, intelligence and simplicity of architecture and works of art of Umanisme and Renaissance. This is why I chose Florence as adopted city and chose this apartment because here 'mind feels good.'

What makes this apartment unique

Light, air, open spaces and high ceilings are the elements that made ??me love this apartment since my first visit. Then, the atmosphere of a small village that we breathe in the streets around where vehicular traffic is greatly reduced,convinced me that this apartment would have been my refuge in Florence. So I restored and furnished it with great passion and attention to details to create not a flat 'for rent' but a place where to live in comfort and tranquility in short, a place where one is eager to come back after a tiring day of sightseeing and where you can feel as well as at home. For this purpose, I provide my guests some books (in Italian, French, English, Spanish), tea and herbal tea, a radio where the listen to good classical music (Rete Toscana Classica FM93.300 MHz) ... and a comfortable sofa!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(102 traveler reviews)

Elisa Apartment: Quietness and comfort at moderate prices in historic center
average rating of 4.892157 based on 129 reviews
The Villages, Florida USA
5

Great location and unique apartment.

  • 5 of 5

Elisabetta's apartment is cozy and very unique. Everything was true to advertising, comfortable bed, large bath, well equipped kitchen-dining area and great living room. We enjoyed being so centrally located to all must-see sites including art, shopping and restaurants. Thank you Elisabetta for your advice and guidance, hope to see you again!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very nice! Very clean! Very organized hostess!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Florence and the apartment was very nice. Elisabetta was a great hostess. Plenty of tourist info which helped us plan our stay. Only negative is no elevator.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you have had a good stay in my apartment. As for the absence of elevator, I'm sorry you didn't read carefully the description in the listing where it is clearly marked that the apartment is at the first floor without elevator and that anyway there are only 20 easy steeps to reach it. In Florence city center buildings is very hard to build elevators! Hoping anyway that this has not disturbed your holiday!
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5

Bright, roomy apartment in convenient location.

  • 5 of 5

Elisabettas apartment was roomy and had several windows for sunshine and breezes. The kitchen was well equipped and the fridge was large enough for plenty of groceries. There are about 20 stairs up to the apartment. A grocery store is located very close by. You can walk to the train or bus station in approximately 10-15 minutes. Several attractions are within a 20 minute walk.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Perfect place to stay in Florence!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Elisabetta's. She greeted us when we arrived and made us feel right at home. She had lots of maps and suggestions to help us make the most of our stay in Florence. We loved the location - just a few minute walk from the central market. Apartment was very clean, lots of windows and a great little kitchen for cooking meals. Thanks again for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Los Angeles, CA
5

Great Apartment in Quiet Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this apartment for 5 nights. It's large, comfortable and very quiet. It's location is great, as it's a quick walk to the Mercato Centrale, which is a must see in Florence. There is also a grocery store right on the corner. Elisabetta was there to great me and available to answer all of my questions. She's warm and very accommodating. There was everything I could have needed in the apartment, even a large fridge, which is rare for Italy. I highly recommend staying at this apartment.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Worked perfectly

  • 5 of 5

The location and the apartment were exactly as advertised and were perfect for our short stay. Our hostess was most accommodating. An unfortunate power outage on the last night was the only negative.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. I have verified the power outage at guests departure (I wished they had informed me of it so as I would be able to repair it immediately ) and it has been promptly repaired. Anyway I hope this has not troubled their last hours staying.
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Aeroporto Internazionale\Firenze Peretola
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Café- Patisserie autrichienne- Via San Zanobi
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Gare Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Firenze Nord- Firenze Sud
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Il Vegetariano- Via delle Ruote
Nearest Beach
97 Kilometres
Viareggio e Versilia
Car: not necessary

The apartment is in Via San Zanobi, one of the most ancient street in Florence, running parallel to the old Roman'cardo maximo' (now Via San Gallo). Former Via Mozza, in this street Michelangelo Buonarroti had his workshop, and there he did the magnificent 'Slaves'(now in the Academy Galleries).

Via San Zanobi lays in the San Giovanni neighborough, the heart of Florence in Medici times. It heads straight to the famous San Lorenzo Central Market.

The20church of San Lorenzo, with its Medici family's tumbs sculpted by Michelangelo,Medici Riccardi Palace, The San Marco Monastery ( Fra Beato Angelico masterpieces), Academy Galleries, SS: Annunziata Square (Ospedale degli Innocenti): all this is only 500-600 meters from the apartment. A short distance from the apartment, the Fortezza da Basso. The neighbourhood is well served by tipical shops, restaurants, supermarkets (one of this, open 7/7 days, lays 20 meters from the apartment) and the characteristic San Lorenzo Central Market.

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Rates & Availability

Fortezza da Basso Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Hiver 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$64
$416
$1,068
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Printemps-été 2017
Apr 2 2017 - Sep 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$83
$555
$1,282
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Automne-Hiver 2017-2018
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 31 2018
28 night minimum stay
$46
$1,282
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $2 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$85
$577
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Final cleaning $32

Les tarifs exposées se refèrrent à une occupation de 2 personnes .
Personnes suplémentaires: 5 ou 10 euros/ nuit par personne.
Nettoyage final: + 30 euros
Pour les location mensuel, le prix du gaz et electricité n'est pas compris

Fares refer to 2 persons occupancy. Each extra person: 5 or 10 euros/night
Final cleaning: + 30 euros
For monthly rentals, the electricity and gaz are not incuded

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 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
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 63 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower , bidet
  • The bathroom is equipped with large shower, a big lavabo, bidet, W.C.. It has a windows looking on a huuge courtyard and a small window in the shower area.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Salon - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Canapé-lit double et Fauteuil-lit simple
  • The bedroom is about 15 mq. It is furnished with all new furniture in Florentine style. The bed 160 cm and is available in king size bed or twin beds. In the living room there is a comfortable sofa bed for 2 people ('prontoletto'); there is also an arm chair bed for a 5th guest.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes:
Individual heating (gaz), air conditioning, table up to 200 cm, Internet connection WiFi.

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