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Spacious and Bright, Family-Friendly, Makes Easy Florence Sightseeing

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Last updated: 12/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

San Lorenzo apartment description

Apartment Ala
Piazza San Lorenzo, 5
“The Wing” apartment is part of the historical “Lotterenghi della Stufa Palace. Centrally located in Lorenzo il Magnifico’s Florence, the palace is only a few steps from the renown Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square) where it offers breathtaking views of the Church and of Piazza San Lorenzo. The apartment’s charm and unique character make it an ideal setting for a stay in Florence.
It can be easily reached on foot (10 minutes) from the Central Railway Station of Santa Maria Novella. Also within walking distance are the main museums and monuments as well as the famed Florentine shops, the small handicrafts shops, the characteristic “trattorie”, and the famous San Lorenzo market with its typical and varied products.
The apartment (approx. 100 is on the second floor, with elevator.
It was completely refurbished in 2010. In keeping with the owner’s intentions and the prescribed laws meant to protect the palace’s historical value, the structure and original decorations have been entirely preserved.
Nonetheless, the bathrooms and kitchen, as well as the electrical wiring and the plumbing, have been totally renovated, and now provide all the comforts of modern life.
“The Wing’s” drawing-room and the bedroom windows afford a splendid view of the Square and the Church of San Lorenzo as well as a bird’s eye view of the top of the “Cupolone” and Giotto’s bell-tower. Large windows as well as the absence of any other nearby buildings provide a great deal of light in the rooms while the apartment’s location in a strictly quiet and pedestrian area offers peace and tranquillity.
In order to maintain a unique and characteristic ambience, the apartment has been furnished with antique pieces of furniture from the owner’s family.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all that is needed to cook a meal to be enjoyed at home.
The apartment’s large sitting-room has a sofa-bed (140 cm. wide) while the master bedroom has a king-size bed (160 cm. wide) and private bath (with bathtub). The double bedroom, instead, has two single beds, and its own bathroom (with shower).
Independent central heating, washing machine, dishwasher, hair-dryer, free wireless connection, microwave oven, iron. Bed, bathroom, and kitchen linen are also provided (changed weekly.)
PRICES will be calculated following the season and the needs of the guests; in case of air conditioning, the consumption will be calculated apart.
Payment: through Paypal with any credit card (no need of having a Paypal account).


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 100 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            A baby-cot and a high-chair are provided...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility:

            To reach the apartment there are 5 steps in all, 2 in the building entrance and 3 from the elevator to the apartment....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single


          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            2 night-tables with lamp,armchair,floor-lamp and small table...moreless

          • The smaller bedroom has two twin beds, a round table serving as a night-table with two lamps, two antique chairs and a small library, with books at the guests' disposition. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • The building, inhabited only by other families, is absolutely safe and quiet. ...moreless


                  • Books:

                    A choice of English, French, German, Russian and Italian books, tourist guides. ...moreless


                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing

                  Location Type

                      • Downtown


                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

                        Dining area in the living-room, seats 6 people....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people


                      • Air Conditioning:

                        1 portable air-conditioner + 3 electrical wind-fans...moreless

                      • Elevator
                      • Fireplace:

                        2 fireplaces not usable...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        Independent heating...moreless

                      • Internet:

                        Flat (24hrs) wifi ADSL connection...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room:

                        The large living room is decorated with ancient family furniture and prints, a dining table + chairs for 6, a large sofà, a coffee-table, a small armchair, a wheel-table...moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine


                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen:

                        Basic appliances and dish-washer, microwave, toaster, electrical coffe-maker...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Pantry Items:

                        All the necessary to cook and enjoy a nice meal....moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove:

                        Four fires stove (gas)...moreless

                      • Toaster

                      Building Type

                          • Building


                          Write a review 5
                          from 15 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          All seasons
                          Nov 15 - Dec 31, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          All the year
                          Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2015
                          3 night min stay


                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • No additional mandatory fees
                          • Taxes Not included
                          • Stay Tax *

                          * This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.


                          The rate is all-inclusive, but for air-conditioning (if asked), security deposit (250 Euros) which will be given back at the departure in case of no damage.

                          The apartment must be left in the same conditions in which it is at the arrival. Otherwise, a cleaning-fee of 50 Euros will be charged.

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                          Last updated: 12/11/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates


                          5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          A.Vespucci, Peretola
                          10 Metres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          122 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          800 Metres
                          Nearest Train
                          Santa Maria Novella railway station
                          5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Firenze Sud (Milan-Rome highway)
                          10 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          90 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Versilia, Forte dei Marmi, etc.

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          In the very heart of the historic city centre, 'Apartment L'Ala' is at a stone-throw from all the museums, monuments and historic sites known all over the world.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2008

                          About the owner: Almost a 'beginner' in this activity, the owner intends to offer a cosy apartment, easy to live in, with all the utilities necessary to make a comfortable holiday. The owner lives near the apartment and will be pleased to assist guests in their needs and programs.

                          Why the Owner Chose San Lorenzo:
                          Even if not 'Florentine', the owners knows the city, especially its centre, very well. Thanks to its characteristics, its placement and its unique view, 'Apartment L'Ala' is an unique opportunity to visit Florence and all its monuments, museums with beautyful art collections and elegant shops.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          The area of San Lorenzo is a mix of antique elegance and real Florentine daily life. Staying at 'Apartment L'Ala'offers the possibility of enjoying them both.

                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, french, italian



                          • The entrance

                            The entrance

                          • The living-room window

                            The living-room window

                          • The linving-room and the dining table

                            The linving-room and the dining table

                          • Detail of the master bedroom

                            Detail of the master bedroom

                          • Detail of the twin-beds bedroom

                            Detail of the twin-beds bedroom

                          • The linving-room ceiling

                            The linving-room ceiling

                          • Detail of one bathroom and wardrobe

                            Detail of one bathroom and wardrobe

                          • Bathroom with shower

                            Bathroom with shower

                          • View from the apartment (The church of San Lorenzo)

                            View from the apartment (The church of San Lorenzo)

                          • The living-room

                            The living-room

                          • The living-room fireplace

                            The living-room fireplace

                          • The master bedroom

                            The master bedroom

                          • The two twin-beds bedroom

                            The two twin-beds bedroom

                          • The twin-beds bedroom window

                            The twin-beds bedroom window

                          • The kitchen (detail)

                            The kitchen (detail)

                          • Bathroom with bath-tub

                            Bathroom with bath-tub

                          • View from the apartment (Piazza San Lorenzo)

                            View from the apartment (Piazza San Lorenzo)

                          • Plan of the apartment

                            Plan of the apartment

                          €143 - €200 per night (EUR)

                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 12/11/14
                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                          Member since: 2013
                          Speaks: english, french, italian
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                          • Response rate: 90%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/11/2014
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