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Central Ponte Vecchio accomodation in florence

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 968 sq ft
Property type apartment


About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, 1 half bathroom

Great location in a restricted area, via dè guicciardini is the connection from Pitti Palace and Ponte vecchio , really center of the city.All the major sightseeing in florence are one minute walk, restaurants, grocery, shops and museum out of the door.Located in a gallery , the most famous gallery where 'Machiavelli' wrote the Prince and died, an internal courtyard rich of ceramic pieces, is your view from the balcony. The ceramic shop on the ground floor is full of colours that represents Tuscany, this region so admired and rich.

salvatore di giulio
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018


Oltrarno Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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Central Ponte Vecchio accomodation in florence
average rating of 4.2222223 based on 9 reviews

A great place to stay !!

  • 4 of 5

My family of five stayed in Florence for 3 days and 2 nights. The location was perfect! You step out the door and all the shops are right there. A five minute walk there is a grocery store with gluten free items. Felt very safe with just my daughter n I walking by ourselves at times. All the beds were okay but the street noise can be a little irritating. Overall I wouldn't definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

Excellent apartment outfitted with 7 beds, be forewarned that master bed is very poor, but location overcomes the rough bed!

Mery is also exceptionally kind, nice and helpful!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Location Location Location!

  • 3 of 5

Stayed here with my parents on a whim, Mery was such a pleasure! She advised us on great local places to eat, and things to see. Location is great just maybe 100 yds to the bridge. The apt. has an elevator that can accommodate 3 people which is great because we walked a LOT! Wifi tv, and lots of travel books! The place was clean, and warm, but could use some updating, especially the beds. Of the 3 bedrooms, 2 of them had single cot like beds which were uncomfortable, and quite noisy / squeaky. Those 2 bedrooms are on the street side of the property, i.e street noise which if you are a light sleeper maybe a factor. That said the location superseded the noise! This place is a gem, the double locking gates make you feel quite safe and secure. The proximity to everything is amazing, and again Mery is just the nicest. I would stay there again in a heartbeat if they change out the beds in one of the other rooms!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location. Live like a local. Simple and comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

Communication with Mattia is friendly and efficient. Mattia is responsive and helpful. We were met upon our arrival to the apartment. She showed us around and helped us to settle in. The three bedroom apartment is tidy with a homey feel. The furnishings and interior are very basic, but more than adequate. The two bathrooms are clean, but very small. There is a nice little kitchen which we did not really use except to rinse a few dishes and store some wine. We had plenty of towels and blankets. The apartment is on the fourth floor which is reached via a winding staircase or "vintage" elevator. There is not really a living room, only a small futon and a TV. There is a small dining table with chairs also. The location is really great. It is situated just down the street from the Point Vecchio Bridge. There are lots of shops and cafes nearby. Additionally, We enjoyed visiting Mattia's ceramic shop located just underneath the apartment. Overall, we were very happy with this property. It is not fancy, but it is safe and comfortable. We gladly recommend this property for your stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay for a family of 4

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a 9 day stay in Florence where my family of 4 stayed at Mery's apartment. As noted below, the apartment is not luxurious but it more than met our family needs. The three bedrooms gave everyone a cool place to rest and sleep. You have to pass through two heavy, locked iron gates to gain entry into the apartment building at night which made it feel very secure. The kitchen is small but perfect to store provisions and make coffee. The highlights of the apartment are the location-about a 5 minute walk to all of the major sites and the fact that Mery is available daily as she owns and works in the first floor ceramic shop. The first day, the water heater was not working and Mery fixed it by the time we returned from sightseeing. When we needed to book a taxi for our return trip to the airport, Mery helped us immediately. She also gave great recommendations for restaurants and Gelateria. One note of caution, the apartment is on the 4th floor. There is a small elevator, but it is not the most reliable, so be prepared to climb stairs. I would recommend this apartment to any family looking for a clean, safe place to stay during their visit. WE would definitely return. Mille grazie, Mery for a wonderful family trip!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Chester

Fantastic location, super nice owner

  • 4 of 5

Our family needed a place to stay for the night and this was perfect - neat and clean and quiet while only a block from the Ponte Vecchio, and very reasonably priced. The owner Mari was so kind and helpful. When we showed up at her lovely ceramic shop, she stopped everything, locked up the shop and took us to the apartment above her shop. We are a family of 6, but it could sleep 8 easily. What a deal for the price! Do not expect the Pitti Palace..this is a modest place that is a bit Spartan, but it is clean and comfortable, safe, and incredibly quiet for where it is located. Mari was so nice that she even kept our bags way past checkout time so that we could wander a bit more around Florence. I gave it 4 stars because it was just right for us. I would give 5 stars for Mari!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Kilometres
vespucci airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Metres
disi pasticceria
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
santa maria novella
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
quattro leoni
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $91.74
Additional Guest Fee $12.23 per person per night

$950/week for 4 people

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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