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Recent Ponte Vecchio reviews
Dan and Shauna from Canada
"The apartment is a bit retrofitted but very clean and comfortable. The view is spectacular, especially waking up in the bedroom which is right on top of a 6 story building. My only complaint would be the mattress which I found to be not of great quality and did not sleep real well."
Guest: Dan P.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 30, 2015
"Quercia is located in Oltrarno "across the Arno" in the San Frediano section. Being across the river you have a much needed escape from the tourist heavy locations near the center of Florence. Located on a side street it is devoid of street and traffic noise and the residents in the area are quiet. The best part is that you can get into the heart of Florence (Uffizzi Gallery, etc...) with a 15 minute walk or hop on the "D" bus (or any other bus that passes one block away) and you are there in minutes. I recommend walking through Oltrarno - you'll find so many trattoria and shops as you wind through the narrow streets.
Quercia is a delightful apartment that sleeps 4 comfortably. The 2 en suite bathrooms provide adequate privacy for couples traveling together. Quercia has a roomy, functional kitchen and a comfortable living room. We cooked breakfast every day and the dishwasher took care of our plates while we toured! The apartment is equipped with Wi-Fi so you are never out of touch with the real world.
The outdoor terrace is great for afternoon apertivo and for drying your laundry. We were there during a wicked heat wave and the AC kept us cool all night.
To be prepared for Florence I recommend purchasing the Florence Card that gives you 3 days of "front of the line" museum access and 3 day travel on all city buses. Be sure to get a bus map.... the buses saved us a lot of walking - especially when the temperature hit 93 F. Buy a good guide book (I like Rick Steves) and study it BEFORE you arrive in Florence.. it will help you get oriented to the city layout. As always, avoid cafes and restaurants adjacent to the big attractions.. a walk 2 blocks away will get you a much better and less expensive meal. If the menu has pictures- avoid at all costs.
Our host and one day guide, Veronica, gave us an excellent walking tour of Florence. We saved our Florence Card for the next 3 days to re-visit the sites that were of interest to us. Veronica is listed in the apartment documentation and you should book a day with her at least 6 months in advance of your visit.
Having used another apartment rental agency for our accommodations in Rome, I feel that Italy Perfect provided a much better apartment, documentation, and web site than competitors. I will definitely use them again and recommend them to everyone I talk to."
Guest: 2fortheroadDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 24, 2015
"What a great apartment in the perfect location! We spent a week here. From the moment we entered, we knew we had scored! The view from the living room and both bedrooms was amazing. We were minutes away from everything. I would stay here again!!"
Guest: G B.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 16, 2015
"We have visited Florence many times before, usually staying in Fiesole..this time decided that we wanted to be walking distance from everything, but not in the middle of the tourist center. Olivia was perfect.. we have always loved the Oltarno.. but it is even better when it is your home base. Good restaurants, an amazing market, quiet, yet close to the center. We were there during the horrible heat wave, and the apartment air conditioning worked wonderfully well. The kitchen was well stocked with basics.. and the host provided a basket with some goodies.. bread, coffee, pasta and a nice bottle of wine.. I think guests leave behind things they purchase but don't use, .. I know that we did.. so no need to buy salt, pepper, oil, vinegar etc. There is a produce market at the square around the corner in the mornings.. and a good bar to get your morning cappuccino after shopping! several good restaurants very close by.. and the new SIGNORVINO wine shop and restaurant is just a short walk past the bridge.. great concept.. good wine, and good food at great prices. The apartment is on the top floor.. quite a climb, but very comfortable, nicely furnished, and quiet."
Guest: carol n.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: September 8, 2015