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Heart of Florence- Chic Safe Street - Lift+View- Quiet Apt with 2 Balconies!

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Duomo apartment description

Duomo panoramic apartment in the most central and safest location!

This super comfortable quiet apartment is in the elegant and vibrant Via Roma, a short street between the Baptistery and Piazza Repubblica, in front of fashion store Luisa Via Roma, next door to the Savoy Hotel and to boutiques like Gucci, Prada and Miu Miu and the historic caffe Gilli. One block away from the Duomo and the new Hard Rock Cafe.
At the same time very central and quiet, as the apartment is located on the backside of the building, where the only noise heard is the bell chime of Giotto's bell tower.

If you climb up Brunelleschi's Dome or Giotto's Bell tower, you can easily take pictures of the balcony and the windows of the apartment.

The apartment is on the 4th floor of a building erected by architect Giuseppe Rossi in 1892, with a concierge and a step-free elevator. Completely on one level.

Fully renovated with parquet floors, it is bright, spacious and well distributed. The master bedroom has a queen bed, a large cabinet and a balcony with a stunning view. The second bedroom has new twin beds, which can be made up to form a comfortable double bed, a chest of drawers and a large window with a view. The bathroom with window, situated between the bedrooms, has a huge shower with a new marble floor and a crystal cabin.
The spacious living room has a top quality Italian sofa for lounging, that opens to become a comfortable queen bed, besides a large armchair and a Sat Tv screen. The dining table opens up to seat up to six people.
The kitchen is compact and has a small window. It features top-of-the-line appliances including gas stove, dish washer and microwave oven, fridge and lots of cabinet. It is fully equipped with coffee machines, toaster, pots, pans, dishes and wine glasses.

All major churches and museums are nearby: the Baptistery and the Duomo are around the corner, Accademia with Michelangelo’s David is 5 minutes away, like Medici Chapels and Libraries and St. Mark’s church and museum. Looking to the river Arno, Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery, Bargello, Santa Croce, Ponte Vecchio, Pitti Palace and Boboli Garden.
Train and bus stations are easy 10 minutes’ walking distance, for day-trips to Pisa, San Giminiano, Chianti, Siena, Cinque Terre or the sea.

Restaurants, shops, cafes, bakeries and wine shops abound in the neighbourhood. The enchanting food halls of the Mercato Central are just a few minutes away.

All modern comforts are provided:
Elevator - Concierge - Wi-Fi internet - Intercom - LCD TV and Satellite TV - DVD - AC - Washing machine - Gas Stove - Microwave - Dish Washer - Flatware - Bed linens and towels - Ironing set - Hairdryer - Cot and High chair - Parking and baby sitting on request - Museum reservations - Guided tours, Wine tasting and cooking lessons on request

3 NIGHTS MINIMUM BOOKING. We welcome your inquiries & will respond within 1 business day. The calendar is Not up to date.

Keywords: Balcony, panoramic view. Elevator, no steps. Quiet, new, modern. Luxury building. Chic, safe area. 5 star


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Property Type

  • 5 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 4
  • 75 m²
  • Elevator : absolutely no steps to reach the elevator

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Concierge


              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility:

                The doors of the elevator are rather small, suited for a stroller, but not for a wheelchair of an adult...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Well educated smokers can be accepted it they respect the rule not to smoke inside the apartment, and use the 2 balconies....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

              • Bedroom 1


              • Bedroom 2


              • Den


              • The master-bedroom has a 'larger than a queen' very comfortable italian bed, exact size 195 cm long x 165 cm wide. The twin beds are 190 cm long x 85 cm wide. Baby Crib is a nice large Chicco crib, size 124x64x79 suitable for babies till 11,5 Kg. Sleep Sofa. The double sized sofa-bed is a high quality Italian design with a comfortable mattress...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1


              • The very large shower has a new wonderful marble floor. Even when taking the shower you can enjoy the view of the Cupola and the bell tower from the window....moreless


              • Books:

                Books on the history of art of Florence and Tuscany and Italy in general...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                DVD and CD player with italian opera on request ...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Satellite TV to keep updated on sports and international news (CNN, BBC and other channels)...moreless

              • Television:

                LCD Tv set...moreless


              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing

              Location Type

                  • Monument View:

                    Duomo with Brunelleschi's Dome and Giotto's Bell tower rise from the balcony of the master bedroom together with the top floor of the Church Orsammichele. it is very private and quiet...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Tennis


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    The table opens up on both sides to seat up to 6 people...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Each bedroom has a powerful A/C unit with remote control and very quiet, the cool air expands to the sitting room which is not hit by direct sunlight...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Wireless Broadband: WIFI is available 24 hours throughout the apartment ...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    2 drying racks are provided in case it rains, clothes dry very quickly....moreless

                  • Computer Available:

                    Printer: in case you need to print your boarding cards or important documents, we are ready to do that for you. No computer is available in the apartment. There are adpters to switch on yours....moreless

                  • Elevator:

                    absolutely no steps to reach the elevator...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    We have a special agreement with the closest parking garage in the pedestrian area, which makes a discount to our guests, allowing to enter and exit the pedestrian area....moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace:

                    New four burner cooker...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Independent heating system, each room has its own radiator. The bathroom has a comfortable towel heater....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    WIFI internet connection...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Italian linens and towels provided. A fresh set of sheets and towels each week....moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Mobile Phone:

                    We suggest that you have your own cell phone enabled for Italian use before departure for Florence by contacting your cell phone provider before you leave for Italy...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    A new high quality Indesit washer on the balcony with typical outside clothesline and a drying rack is provided on the balcony of the sitting room...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet


                  • Coffee Maker:

                    American coffee machine and Italian espresso machine, moka with sugar. We will teach you how to use and you will love it! ...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    All modern cooking utensils are provided, including kettle, toaster and parmesan grater...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher:

                    A quiet in-built dish washer is provided together with dish washer tablets....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    The modern kitchen has Italian designer cabinets and a small window to keep air fresh....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    A compact microwave oven for heating up or melting butter, with the grill function for a slice of pizza...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Table salt and pepper, rock salt, sugar, napkins and Scottex paper...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Compact refrigerator with a tiny deep frozen compartment...moreless

                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony:

                    2 balconies, one with a spectacular view off the masterbedroom. A smaller one outside of the living room, overlooking the inner yard of the building where bikes are stored....moreless



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                  from 22 traveler reviews
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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Winter Holidays
                  Dec 21 - Jan 7, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  Rates are based on 3 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest

                  Low Season
                  Jan 8 - Feb 28, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  Rates are based on 3 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest

                  Mid Season
                  Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  Rates are based on 3 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest

                  High Season
                  Apr 1 - Jul 26, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Jul 27 - Sep 4, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  Rates are based on 3 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest

                  High Summer Season
                  Sep 5 - Nov 2, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Taxes Included


                  Final Cleaning and Electricity charges: Eur 30 guest / Eur 15 child

                  Possible reductions for 2 guests in low season

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                  Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                  70 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Caffè Gilli
                  700 Metres
                  Nearest Train
                  Santa Maria Novella train station
                  90 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Tours of the Duomo, the Cupola and the Campanile are within 150 meters of the apartment.

                  As you can see on the map, the entrance to the building is in Via Roma 4 where the symbol of the Bus stop is. 60 meters from the Baptistery and 100 meters from the Cathedral.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1968

                  About the owner: I grew up here and I'm now honoured to be able to offer the apartment we renovated for our family who live abroad, to those travellers who wish to discover the Florence of the real Florentines and the best tips of my hometown

                  Why the Owner Chose Duomo:
                  My father bought the floor to be our family home, because he had fallen in love with the view, light and quiet of such an unbeatable practical location with all comforts of elevator and concierge. Our family still lives in this property and in case that gives you the benefit of a 24 hours assistance.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  View from both bedrooms and balcony is simply breathtaking, especially at night! You can lie on the bed and enjoy the view! Location ideal, safe central and prestigious, and at the same time very quiet to take a pause between morning and afternoon outings. The Medical service of Florence is in the building. They accept all major, travel/medical insurance policies.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french, german, spanish

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

                  €120 - €260 per night (EUR)

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

                  View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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