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The apartment 'Flora' is situated in Piazza del Duomo in the heart of Florence’s historical centre, on the 4th level ( no lift ) of a prestigious XVI century palace that once belonged to the Ghiberti family, one of Florence’s most important historical families, with easy steps well worth the journey. Assistance is provided to help with luggage upon arrival
From October 25 2009, Piazza del Duomo is a pedestrian area with all the advantages that an area like that can offer
Spending time in my apartment is to be accompanied by the shadow of the magnificent dome of Brunelleschi, the grandeur of Giotto’s belltower and the splendour of Vasari’s frescos, in an unforgettable dream that Florence will dream with you and bring you great joy and an even greater desire to return. Flora directly faces the Duomo, giving you the sensation that you could reach out and touch its magnificent green and white marble facade.
The apartment has been completely restored in Florentine style, but with all modern comforts. Flora is a charming and elegant apartment comprising: a living/dining room with a comfortable sofa, a modern and fully-equipped kitchenette, 1 bedroom with a double bed (140x200), 1 bedroom with 2 single beds ( 85x200) that can be transformed into a double bed. 1 modern bathroom with shower, complete the description of the apartment. The apartment also boasts a splendid skylight with electronic controls that offers you a bird’s eye view of the famous Brunelleschi dome. All modern comforts are provided: air conditioning, LCD TV,Dvd, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave oven, safe, WiFi and cable internet dsl , telephone, security door and intercom.
FINAL CLEANING: Euros 50 upon arrival ( check-in ).
STAY TAX The city of Florence has decided to extend the “Stay tax” (introduced in 2011) also to private rentals (on top of Hotels, B&B and so on..) The tax is 2.50 EURO PER NIGHT/EACH GUEST for a max of 7 nights ( see my rental agreement for more info ).
If you need more bedrooms or have a larger group (max 7 people), please see my adjoining apartment at VRBO Property number 88148 / Homeaway 88148ha
Keywords: Apartment, great view, new, elegant,one level, panoramic views,rooftop,Duomo, modern kitchen,4 star
Flora faces directly the famous Cathedral of Florence called 'The Duomo' and is ever-present throughout your stay. There is no traffic allowed around the Duomo (since October 2009), so there are no scooters, trucks, or buses to break the spell of this magnificent setting...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
The apartment has 3 individual A/C units - all with remote controls and all very quiet....moreless
An ethernet connection is available for direct connection to your laptop and access to a DSL connection....moreless
High season Dec 20 - Jan 10, 2016 3 night min stay
Low season Jan 11 - Mar 31, 2016 3 night min stay
High season Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2016 3 night min stay
Low season Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2016 3 night min stay
High season Dec 20 - Jan 10, 2017 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Rental price per property and up to 4 pax.
Please take note that the rates do not include electricity and final cleaning.
Electricity Euros 0,40 x kw (avarege price per week euros 15 in winter, 30 euros in summer)
Winter season: Heating included in the rental price.
Final cleaning Euros 50 upon arrival
Stay Tax: 2 euros per person per night for a max of 7 nights
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Nearby Facilities, Flora apartment is situated in the historical heart of Florence and all the museums, art galleries and monuments are few minutes on foot. Tours of the Cupola, the Roof, and the Campanile of the Duomo are within 50 meters of the apartment. There are also banks, post offices, an hospital, chemistries, supermarkets, shops, live theater and cinemas
Year Purchased: 1810
About the owner: My name is Luca and I was born in this magnificent palace in front of the Duomo and now with pleasure I propose my apartment for those who are attracted by the beauty of Florence and its history.
Why the Owner Chose Duomo: The entire top floor of the building belonged to my family for over 200 years
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: The best location in the Florence’s historical centre,