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Ponte Vecchio Amazing View Luxury Apartment in Front of Uffizi (WIFI)

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Very large 2 bedrooms apartment, with 2 Baths (Sleeps 4)

STRUCTURE

A spacious air conditioned residence (about 120 m²) on the 2nd floor of an historical Florentine Palace located on the Oltrarno district (along the banks of the Arno), just 50 m from the Ponte Vecchio and facing the Uffizi Galleries.

Just a stone's throw from the Pitti Palace, Boboli Gardens, Palazzo Vecchio and the Duomo.

Light and airy, with enormous windows, the living room and bedrooms overlook the Uffizi Galleries and the Ponte Vecchio.

The lights of Florence and the slow flow of the Arno...it's made for charming nights!

Decorated in an aristocratic Tuscan style, the apartment has two double bedrooms, a large living/dining room area with TV, 2 independent bathrooms, appliances and entrance hallway.

ROOMS

Two, light, airy and well-furnished double bedrooms with windows overlooking the Lungarno. Two independent bathrooms, one with shower box and the other with a tub.

POSITION

Centre of Florence, Via de' Bardi, in Santa Maria SoprArno in historic Florentine Palazzo.

Shuttle service with driver is available for daily visit in Chianti and all Tuscany.

Parking with additional fee (few steps, about 50mt).

Bus Stop, few steps (Linea C - Ataf).

Taxi area: 30mt.

Keywords: For sure one of the best apartments in Florence, a splendid and elegant property with an extraordinary view of the Uffizi Galleries, Ponte Vecchio and Lungarno... simply enchanting and in the heart of Florence!

More Details

Property Manager
Simone Pierattoni
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2017

About Simone Pierattoni

In tourism since 2001, I'm always smiling and I always try to meet all your needs... I have an hobby, I'm a music composer!

Simone Pierattoni purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Simone Pierattoni chose Florence

This is simply the best area for tourism, it's centrally located but also very quiet.

What makes this apartment unique

Just open the window, you can see the david in front of the Uffizi !

Guestbook comments from the manager

We stayed in the Ponte Vecchio apartment over the Christmas and New Year holiday in December. The apartment location is amazing -- the best that we've had in three trips to Florence. We stayed for 10 nights with our good friends (two adult couples). The apartment is much larger than we ever expected and the two bedrooms are both large, the baths are nice. The view over the Arno is amazing to wake up to every morning and we had a great time experiencing the fun of New Year's Eve fireworks over the river. We also used the carpark a block away, which was really convenient. The apartment was really fabulous and Simone was such a help to us with our lost luggage, late arrival on Christmas Eve, and arranging airport transfers. We hope to return soon and would definitely stay here again. It is beautiful!
Dec 2011
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Amenities

San Niccolò Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 large double bed + 1 single bed
  • 2 huge double bedrooms. We can add a single bed in one of the 2 bedrooms and another single bed in the living room. Max sleeps is 6.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Television
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Ponte Vecchio Amazing View Luxury Apartment in Front of Uffizi (WIFI)
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 20 reviews
5

Fabulous location! Lovely spacious, old (in a good way) apartment

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous location! Great apartment. Big and full of light and wonderful views. High ceilings, large rooms, plenty of space. Perfect layout for two couples. Bathrooms modern and clean. Kitchen is adequate. Floors could use a deep clean but then the whole building could use a deep clean. None of that detracts from the pleasantness of the space, the decor, the comfort and livability. It was great. Would happily stay there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
5

Spacious, Clean and Comfortable Apt, in Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

Cannot say enough positive things about our stay at this apartment! Plenty of space to either 'hang out' together; or gain privacy by sitting in the spacious sitting areas beside the dining area and bedroom windows; and/or the living room, avoiding feeling we were living 'in each other's pockets.’ We came to Florence to immerse ourselves in the charm and uniqueness of the city; and staying at this apartment enhanced that experience, with it’s age, furnishings, and views. We also found it very clean. The pictures do not really show the size, I think because of the extra tall ceilings. The living room is large and comfortable; with a dining area at one end, beside the extra tall windows. The fully functional kitchen afforded us the ability to have a relaxing breakfast in the apartment, before heading out on our day's adventure; and late evening snacks (and wine, of course). The view from the dining table, looked out over the Arno, directly at the Uffizi Gallery! Very quick to walk over the Ponte Vecchio to the Gallery; and into the heart of the city. Also, there is a large grocery store just minutes up the road; as well as good restaurants. The beds were very comfortable; and the sitting areas, with the wonderful views out very tall windows, were neat. I’ve read some reviews that noted noise from the street; but for us, the sounds of life outside were not a problem, since we enjoyed the location so much – and that is part of living close to the center of a very old city. The two bathrooms were appreciated, since our sons are in their 20's and we all wanted privacy. Close enough to walk up to Piazzale Michelangelo; very close to the Ponte Vecchio, Galileo Museum and Uffizi Gallery.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A dream in the heart of Florence

  • 5 of 5

Location ! location ! Plus a wonderful staff in a lovely apartment. This sums up our stay with Simone in his lovely apartment. Could not be closer to the center. Convenient to all. Simone is a love for all the attention he has to detail in the apartment and making your stay as comfortable as possible. Would love to return.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location. Filthy apartment. Everything seems to be falling apart. Needs a lot of attention.

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When communicating with Simon the only thing that I asked was that the apartment be clean. It was clear upon arrival that it had not been cleaned in a long long time.The refrigerator had so much ice in it that you couldn't even see the ice cube tray so I defrosted it. The couch is very dirty so his solution was to drape a throw over it.The bathroom with the walk-in shower had so much black mold in it it was disgusting. The water heater was leaking so there was water all over the kitchen floor so I put a pitcher underneath to catch the water. I unfortunately had to use about six towels to mop up the water on the floor which was filthy. This could be a really nice apartment but apparently it's rented back to back all the time so it is never cleaned. When Simon came at the end to calculate the utilities we tried to speak with him indicating that we shouldn't be responsible for utilities used because his appliances were not working properly. He was infuriated and left in a storm. We left a check for the utilities minus what we felt was used because of the heater situation. I was never told what to do with the keys so I emailed him that we were leaving one set under the mat and one set in the foyer. I think he was infuriated because he knows the place is not up to par. When we came back from an overnight to Venice there was a package from him with wine, pasta, some cookies and a note indicating a free week rental in the future. I do you don't know why with a potentially great space that you would let it totally run down. Simon was not available the first day of our rental. He arranged at a cost for one of his colleagues to pick us up at the airport. An older gentleman( who the driver said was the owner) then entered the vehicle enroute and brought us up to the apartment. He was very nice but obviously didn't know anything about the apartment.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am 10 years that I do this job and absolutely the worst and despotic guests never met. Of course, the apartment is cleaned after every check-out, when guests have remarked to me that at some points it was necessary a better clean I did not hesitate and I sent the woman to fix. The boiler was leaking a few drops (fixed) and they have done an incredible drama before it was repaired ! With these people you can not talk, arrogant people from day one and nothing has served to improve the relationship. Then I understood why...everything was to be able to discuss the payment of utilities at the end of the month, never seen arrogance like that. Dishonest people.
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Views are great. Location perfect

  • 3 of 5

The apartment is nice but maintenance is awful. Previous tenants had left bathroom items in shower and shower was mouldy and the kitchen plates and utensils were dirty. Had to clean it all before using. Washing machine worked but there were plastics components broken on it. Plugged kettle into wall and the whole switchboard popped out. Door handles fell off doors. There were other peoples underwear left in drawers. Such a shame because it's a nice apartment. Overpriced for the condition.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Villages Fl
4

Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Great location in Florence. Plenty of room for two couples. Owner very responsive to needs of renters.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Best Italian Supermarket 'Conad' just 70 meters far !

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Rates & Availability

San Niccolò Apartment Rental Rates

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