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Alessandro Fornaciari

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english, french, italian

'The Terrace to the Cathedral', apartment in the center of Florence with a large terrace

73 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Overview

Florence Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment next to the Cathedral with 4 seats, Wi-Fi, air cond. and large terrace

At fifty steps from the Duomo in one of the most prestigious and exclusive areas of the historical center of Florence, the elegant Renaissance palace of the family de 'Biffi completely renovated on the first floor with lift, rent apartment with a large terrace on the courtyard bright and well maintained and ceilings with original wooden beams, bedroom, kitchen and dining area, living room with sofa bed and equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, television LCD / LED, safe, bathroom with bathtub, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave and all other amenities that will make your comfortable stay in Florence.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Alessandro Fornaciari (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, italian

Reviews

5
based on 73 traveler reviews

'The Terrace to the Cathedral', apartment in the center of Florence with a large terrace
average rating of 4.9589043 based on 73 reviews
5

Excellent in every way.

  • 5 of 5

Alessandro is the perfect host. He is friendly and charming. He provides you with lots of wisdom about Florence and there are numerous guidebooks for you to peruse.

The property is perfect. You are literally twenty metres from the Duomo, the perfect location.

We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I had stayed at Massimo's apartment last June and thought it was perfect. We returned to Italy February 2016 and reached back out to Massimo to stay once more at his apartment and Massimo welcomed us with open arms. In contacting him in order to return, it felt as though I was reaching out to an old friend, very welcoming. Massimo met us at the apartment and welcomed us once more.

We could not ask for a better location, the apartment is literally 'steps' away from the Duomo and minutes from the train station - everything is walking distance. The comforts of Massimo's apartment truly feel like a home away from home; full size bathroom, bedroom, etc.

We are planning a trip back to Italy shortly and without a doubt we will be reaching back out to Massimo to stay at this lovely apartment.

Thank you for everything Massimo, you're terrific :)

Chris & Dayana~

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Increible lugar para las mejores vacaciones

  • 5 of 5

Estuvimos con mi familia en Diciembre de 2015 y desde el primer contacto Alessandro ha sido formidable. Su trato calido y sus respuestas veloces. Nos espero en la puerta del departamento a nuestro arribo a Florencia y nos dio todos los detalles para disfrutar de las mejores vacaciones. El departamento es muy amplio y su ubicación inmejorable, solo a 25mts del Duomo de Florencia, todo a un paso de distancia, restaurantes, todos los puntos de interés de la ciudad, a todo pudimos acceder caminando. Un lugar soñado para unas vacaciones soñadas. Recomendamos 100% a Alessandro y su departamento para sus vacaciones en Florencia. Gracias Alessandro!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Beautiful apartment just steps from the Duomo

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is beautiful and accurately pictured. Very clean. The location is perfect for getting to all the attractions around Florence. The manager allowed us to store our luggage prior to check in which was very helpful. Only reason we rated 4 stars instead of 5 was that the hall light just outside of the apartment was out the entire time we were there. The stairs were too dark to feel safe in using and had to use flashlight to find door lock.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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5

Insane location with wonderful terrace

  • 5 of 5

Alessandro was the perfect host, and his apartment was exactly what we wanted. The location was difficult to believe - when you leave the front door, the Duomo is basically 1 block away. Alessandro gave us some great restaurant suggestions and he took a lot of time to show us around the apartment and review a map of Florence with us. The terrace is a great size for 2-4 people. Do not pass up this apartment.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Fabulous, Fabulous, Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful holiday with Alessandro welcoming us at the door. We were given a good orientation to the beautiful spacious apartment and balcony, plus he took time to go over sites on the Florence map. This saved us much time in organizing our days of walking to the Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio, Pitti Palace, Piazzale Michaelangelo, and seeing all that the Duomo had to offer. The location could not be better, short of having a room in the Duomo! This was a special place to stay while enjoying Florence!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
1 Kilometres
Firenze 12Km - Pisa 80Km
Nearest Barpub
5 Metres
Vari
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Ugolino
Nearest Train
700 Metres
Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Firenze nord
Nearest Restaurant
5 Metres
Vari
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Versilia, Forte dei Marmi
Car: not necessary

'The Terrace to the Cathedral' is located in the historical center of Florence in Via de 'Servi that connects the Duomo to Piazza SS Annunziata. The Accademia museum, where you can admire Michelangelo's David, is around the corner and the Uffizi, Palazzo della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio are just a short walk along Via Calzaioli or via Tornabuoni, famous for their beautiful shops and shopping. The Church of Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce district are in the area as well as the San Lorenzo Market, typical for handmade products, the Central Market and the Market of Sant'Ambrogio for those foods. Many typical restaurants and trendy restaurants are scattered everywhere, as well as famous ice cream shops or pubs with live music. 'The Terrace to the Cathedral', within walking distance from Central Station, offers a strategic location to enjoy Florence without the need of the machine and thus make your holiday unforgettable.

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Rates & Availability

San Giovanni-Duomo Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High season
Mar 15 2016 - Oct 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$137
$911
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall season
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 17 2016
4 night minimum stay
$121
$769
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas time
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$137
$911
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$115
$769
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

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.

Prezzi per due persone -/- Prices for two people
Persona supplementare 10€/giorno -/- Extra person 10 €/day
Riscaldamento e aria condizionata inclusa -/- No extra charge for heater and air conditioning
Cauzione 200€ -/- Deposit 200€ return at check out after checking the apt
I prezzi delle vacanze natalizie possono variare se per brevi periodi-/-Christmas holiday price can be different for short period
Tassa di soggiorno 2,50 euro al giorno per persona, massimo 7 giorni, sopra i 12 anni / tourist tax of 2,50 euro/day over 12 years old maximum 7 days

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Amenities

Florence Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bagno 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • The bathroom is fully tiled and has a bath can also be used as a shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 queen
    Soggiorno - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The bedroom is a large room with high ceilings and old beams restored. It is equipped with air conditioning and safe. The cabinet, designed by the Iranian architect Yield Ansari, is very large and can contain all that is necessary. The mattress is covered with an anti-mite mattress for guests with allergies. The view is over the green terrace for exclusive use of the apartment and the bathroom is reached by a dressing that separates the living area from the sleeping area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
This is an apartment well maintained and equipped with every comfort because my habitual residence until a short time ago.

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