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Gorgeous Apartment with a Wonderful View

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom with 1 king or 2 twinbed + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleep

Lovely and spacious apartment. Panoramic with a balcony. Centrally located, next to the Arno River. 6th floor with elevator. 1 bedroom ( 1 bed 180x200cm, 72x79in) or 2 Twinbed (90x200cm 35,5x79in,) Large living room with sofa bed for 2 people (140x160 cm) + 2 single sofabed (80x200cm) and dining room, equipped kitchen,, bathroom with bathtub and shower. TV sat, dishwasher, washing machine, air conditioning, Wifi.

Infant and Children are welcome, we provide for the cot, high chair and something else under inquiry.

Pet is welcome too.

The apartment has a beautiful balcony with table and chairs that overlooks the landscape of Florence.

The Train Station is only 4 minutes walk, the Duomo is 8 minutes walk.

check in is at after 1:00 pm

check out is at 09:30 am

if your needs were different, we will try to accommodate you, consistent with the current availability.

Classe Energetica G ipe 330kw/mq

Keywords: View, City Center, downtown, Flat, Balcony, Lift, High Floor, Downtown, Landscape, Wifi, internet,

More Details

Owner
PAOLA
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About PAOLA

My name is Paola, I live in a farm in the countryside with my husband Alfredo and our lovely dog Pia, we also have 5 horses, chicken, many cats and more.....I'm travel consultant and I love art history. Alfredo is a Real Estate Consultant and he plays Polo.

PAOLA purchased this apartment in 2007

Why PAOLA chose Florence

You will have the whole city with its ancient roofs and beautiful monuments ever before your eyes , will be wonderful at the end of a day to relax on the balcony with a glass of wine or a romantic dinner with a wonderful view.

Comfortable base for sightseeing or to take the bus to Siena , San Gimignano , the train to Pisa , or Tour for Chianti .

You will also be 2 steps from the major rent a car for those who want to take a ride in the country on their own .

You will have everything you need as far as food by excellent bakers , food store , pizzeria , restaurants and more

What makes this apartment unique

All people came at Maso, left it with a wonderful feeling! Always tell me 'How is the atmosphere at sunset in the balcony in front at Florence skyline'.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Robert

You ll be always welcome. We wish you all the best for New Year !

Paola AND Alfredo
Oct 2011
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)

Gorgeous Apartment with a Wonderful View
average rating of 4.8039217 based on 62 reviews
5

Wonderful place, view and host!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful time her with our one year old. It's a beautiful apartment in a perfect location. It's close to everything. But it's the view that is really what impresses. The bed is comfortable and there's nice black out shades. Grocery store and the train station are just minutes away. And Paola is not only helpful for suggesting things but also just lovely to deal with! We'll recommend this place to all our friends who are travelling to Florence!

. I'll be recommending your spot to all my friends travelling to Paris.

Happy holidays and Happy New Year!

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a Lot for your kindly words you are a wonderful family It was a pleasure to host you
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5

Bellissimo!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience with Paola and Alfredo. They were gracious hosts and provided information about Florence. The location is convenient and you can easily walk everywhere. The apartment is roomy and well equipped. The kitchen is small but I didn't come to Italy to cook! There is street noise at night but the bedroom is in the back so it doesn't bother your sleeping. The view is like a postcard and a memory to cherIsh!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: it's was a pleasure to guest you. thanks a lot to share your experience with us.
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Perfect Perfect Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was wonderful! The location couldn't have been better, it is very convenient when arriving by train. The owners were very helpful in suggesting restaurants & shopping. The apartment was spacious and very comfortable. It had everything we needed...including the best view ever! You cannot go wrong with staying here.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely place with an outstanding view and AC for the hot summer months.

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved Florence, and enjoyed the lovely apartment with a view. We were visiting during July 2017 and it was 97 degrees and humid. We are so thankful for the wonderful AC that kept things comfortable during our stay. We had plenty of room for the four us, which included our teenagers, 15 and 17 years old. You are in walking distance to most things, and the bus station is just a few minutes down the road. The neighborhood surrounding the apartment isn't anything to write home about, however within a few blocks its amazing how its changes into an area with more upscale shops, etc. I would definitely recommend this apartment to anyone looking to stay in Florence. Everything went smoothly from checking in and checking out. Instructions for the apartment and how to work the washing machine to where to find a local bakery are all available to make your stay easier.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adelaide
5

Exactly as promised

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is exactly as it is shown in the pictures. The view is even better in real life! Paola met us in the apartment and was just lovely (should also add that all communications with her over the booking told me this was going to be so!). All the formalities handled in friendly manner, showed us around the apartment and gave us some tips for dining and visiting. The apartment is really just a short walk from the train station - we found out this later and had taken the long way to get there. Check your map! It's also close to the main attractions - straight down via Palazzuolo to Plaza della Republica, about 15 minutes walk, even shorter if you take Piazza Santa Maria Novella to get to the Duomo. Amenties in the apartment as described and the wi-fi signal was excellent. Elevator is a bit challenging but fine when you get used to it. Hope somebody doesn't leave the door open on the fourth floor for you! Paolo will tell you, but check out the Church Ognissanti just around the corner. Inside is amazing for a small non-descript church from the outside! Alfredo met us for an early morning check-out with their dog, who was gorgeous. Alfredo was ok too! Happily recommend this apartment and, although we've stayed in other places in Florence before, we will probably come back here next time (whenever that is!).

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The balcony view alone is worth the stay!

  • 5 of 5

BEAUTIFUL APARTMENT!! My husband and I spent a lot of time on the balcony (The pictures don't do it justice) with some pizza from Pizzeria Maso' just down on the corner. The walk isn't too far to get to pretty much anything in Florence. The apartment is clean and very spacious. Paola was very helpful with answering any questions we had about what to do and where to go. I WOULD DEFINITELY STAY HERE AGAIN!!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
AMERIGO VESPUCCI AIRPORT, FLR IATA CODE
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
maso
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Golf Parco di Firenze
Nearest Train
500 Metres
SANTA MARIA NOVELLA STATION
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A1
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
MASO RESTAURANT, BENEDICTA, I TREDICI GOBBI ETC..
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Versilia, Forte dei Marmi
Nearest Point of Interest
Duomo
Nearest Point of Interest
Uffizzi Gallery
Nearest Point of Interest
Ponte Vecchio
Nearest Point of Interest
Pitti Palace and Boboli Garden
Nearest Point of Interest
Santa Maria Novella Church
Nearest Point of Interest
Maso Apartment
Car: not necessary

The property is located in a typical neighborhood of the city center, closed to Santa Maria Novella and Ognissanti Church, where you find Giotto masterpiece and many other artist.

In the same area there are two of the most important hotel like Westin Excelsior and St. Regis.

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Rates & Availability

Porta al Prato Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season early booking
Jan 9 2017 - Mar 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
$128
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$844
$2,456
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter Time with early booking
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$139
$940
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Apr 15 2017 - Jul 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$171
$1,153
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
August
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$128
From
$16
Fri,Sat
$833
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$171
$1,196
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,015
$3,097
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$117
From
$16
Fri,Sat
$844
$2,115
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
$171
$1,047
$2,670
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$117
$769
$2,243
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $21 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $96
Pet Fee $21

PAYMENT METHOD:
For Short Stay 2 -7 days - The payment of 280 euro is due at the confirmation, the balance of the total amount is due at the check in in cash. For stay 8 - 15 days - The payment of 420,00 euro is due at the confirmation, the balance of the total amount is due at the check in in cash. For Long stay up 16 days. The payment of 500 euro is due at the confirmation, the second payment up to 50% of the total amount is due 30 days before arrival time, the balance of the total amount is due at the check in in cash.

CANCELLATIONS -For Short stay 2 - 7 days No penalties for canceling 60 days before arrival time only bank transfer or credit card fee; Cancelling from 59 days before arrival time incurs a Euro 280,00 penalty; Cancelling from 30 days before arrival time incurs a penalty 50 %. Cancelling from 15 days before arrival time incurs a penalty 100 %; For Short stay 8 - 15 days No penalties for canceling 60 days before arrival time only bank transfer or credit card fee; Cancelling from 59 days before arrival time incurs a Euro 420,00 penalty; Cancelling from 30 days before arrival time incurs a penalty 50 %. Cancelling from 15 days before arrival time incurs a penalty 100 %. For Long stay from 16 or more days, canceling 60 days before arrival time incurs a Euro 500,00 penalty; Cancelling from 59 days before arrival time incurs a penalty 50 %. Cancelling from 30 days before arrival time incurs a penalty 100 %.

CITY TAX:
City tax of 2,50 Euro per day per adult (over 12 years old) it’s due in cash at the check in (max 7 days from 8 is free of charge)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Porta al Prato Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 880 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Large bathroom, wc, sink, bidet, bathtube with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • 1 kingsizebed (180x200cm, 72x79in) or 2 Twinbed (90x200cm 35,5x79in), 1 sofa bed for 2 people (140x160 cm) + 2 single sofabed (80x200cm), 1 Child Beds 1 Baby Cribs.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • tennis
Notes:
The Most important Car Rentals office are just few meters from the apartment.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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