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Spacious and comfortable apartment in a central and characteristic area

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms and mezzanine with 5 beds in Florence center

Apartment of about 70 square meters at the 2 floor composed of: living room with kitchenette, double bedroom with mezzanine, double bedroom, bathroom with shower and another small service with toilet and sink in the master bedroom. Fully equipped kitchenette: refrigerator, freezer, hotplates, oven, dishwasher, toaster....

Free Internet Wi-Fi and telephone with free local calls.

Located 700 meters from Ponte Vecchio and 800 meters from Santa Maria Novella train station in the district of San Frediano in Oltrarno, a very characteristic of Florence; here once there were the shops of Oltrarno artisans.

Nice view on the S. Frediano in Cestello church.

All kinds of shops and restaurants nearby.

Parking in the Piazza del Cestello.

More Details

Owner
Alberto
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

Amenities

Ponte Vecchio Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bagno 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bagno 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 queen , mater bedroom
    Camera da letto 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Camera da letto 3 - 1 twin/ single , Loft
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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Spacious and comfortable apartment in a central and characteristic area
average rating of 4.625 based on 16 reviews
4

Charming place, good location

  • 4 of 5

We really liked the location of this property, we could walk to all the sites. The apt was relatively spacious, given the age of the building and clean.

There were a few things that were a little annoying: the dining table was too small. We actually ate a lot of meals in, especially breakfast and it was crowded for four ppl. The beds were not that comfortable. We have traveled a lot, and are all in pretty good shape, so have no issues with firm beds, but members of our party had some back and hip pain. There were no dish towels and no spatula. (We bought one) The wi-fi was very slow, especially in comparison to other places we stayed in Italy and Europe.

I realize that most ppl come into Florence by plane or train, but communication about parking garages outside of the ZTL would have been appreciated, since there is only so much information you can get from the internet.

Eleanora was responsive and we appreciated her restaurant and grocery recommendations, help with returning our rental, and providing us with a dish towel.

FYI...due to older wiring in the building we could not run the AC and the washing machine at the same time which was a little bit of an issue for us since we were there in July.

But overall, we enjoyed our stay and loved Florence.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A perfect location for exploring Florence

  • 5 of 5

We were here with 2 adult and three children, and the location was perfect. The apartment was clean and well-equipped, quiet, and exactly right for us since we wanted a "typical" experience. Alberto was easy to work with and very responsive.

There's an excellent fruit and veggie shop just a few doors away. Lots of great restaurants in the area, a grocery store a few blocks away, and a fun park with playgrounds right by the grocery store.

We loved being here. We'd gladly stay here again.

There are 40 stairs to get to the door of the apartment, which seemed short to us, but keep it in mind if mobility is an issue.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2

Disappointing but adequate

  • 2 of 5

This apartment was decent but with a few disappointments. It was in a great location, an easy walk from the train station and easily walkable to the main sights. It was dimly lit and noisy from street traffic (except for master bedroom which was in the back)

However, the sound from the nearby church bells was an added charm. Kitchen was well-outfitted, but lacking in bowls for our cereal in the morning.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A new insulated window with triple glass has been installed in the bedroom facing the street and noises are now completely cut off. Bowls for cereal are not commonly used in Italy but they are now included. Additional lighting power has been added to lamps in the apartment. I hope that this will help my guests to appreciate my lovely apartment.
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5

A great stay.

  • 5 of 5

It was only a weekend. It was supposed to be a special one as quite some time had gone since we last spent a weekend away together. Florence was magic. And the house played its part. It was so nice, warm and comfortable. Conveniently located and easy to reach.

Great expectations rested on the weekend and accommodation was supposed to be able to keep up to it. And it did splendidly. Francesco

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Bien equipado, comodo y centrico

  • 4 of 5

Un apartamento comodo y muy bien equipado. Amables y con muchos detalles por parte de Eleonora. Centrico para ir andando a cualquier sitio de Florencia.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastica location! :-)

  • 5 of 5

Abbiamo soggiornato in cinque persone nel ponte del primo maggio. Al nostro arrivo siamo state accolte da una gentilissima signora che oltre ad averci mostrato l'appartamento (molto carino e caratteristico), ci ha dato anche dei suggerimenti sui posti da visitare. L'appartamento è centralissimo, in una zona ricca di locali, ciò nonostante molto tranquilla e silenziosa. Al''interno sono presenti tutti gli accessori (asciugamani, detersivi, carta igienica, saponi, pentole). Unico difetto (ma facilmente risolvibile) è il phone troppo piccolo e vecchio. Nel complesso è stata una piacevolissima vacanza ;-)

  • Submitted: May 7, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pulizie/Final cleaning $70.44
Stay tax $3.52 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

- Supplemento uso aria condizionata € 7 al giorno (su richiesta)
- Supplemento € 30 per arrivi dopo le ore 20 e di domenica

- € 7 per day supplment AC (if requested)
- € 30 supplement for check in after 8 p.m. and on Sundays

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.