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Perfect Memorable Amazing Arno River Views-Terrace-Washer-Dryer-Lift-Free WiFi

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

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Overlooking the Arno river and Oltrarno area, enjoy memorable views and a location right in the heart of the historic center.


The apartment is located in the most central historic center location. You can be at the entrance to the Uffizi Gallery in just two minutes, stroll the Ponte Vecchio at your doorstep. Enjoy the convenience of a location that is second to none when it comes to views and acessibility to the sites.


The apartment building is on tiny Piazza del Pesce at the foot of the Ponte Vecchio bridge. Uffizi Gallery is one block away.


Sunlight streams through the completely unobstructed windows and views from the living room, dining room and both bedrooms. The apartment is roomy and very comfortable, furnished to a high standard. The living room is large and graciously appointed with two sofas and three comfortable armchairs. Parquet floors throughout the living room and dining room. Wall-to-wall terrace doors are southward facing and open out onto a small terrace. The terrace is delightful for taking in the stunning views of the Arno and Oltrarno views. It is furnished with a table and two chairs. There is a TV with satellite in the living room.

Off the living room is a combination dining room with a large window with stunning views and. An expandable dining table can seat up to 12 people. There is a desk in this room, a handy workspace if needed.

The master bedroom has a dual king size bed which can be prepared together or individually as two twin beds, wall-to-wall closet with lots of storage space and polished terrazzo floors. The second bedroom has two twin beds (not combinable), also with ample closet space and hardwood floors.

Off the hallway are two bathrooms. One with toilet, sink, shower. The other with bathtub with shower sprayer attachment, toilet, sink, bidet.

There is air conditioning in the living room, dining room, both bedrooms and the kitchen. There are screens on the bedroom windows.

The kitchen is fully equipped and has a large refrigerator, separate freezer, dishwasher, microwave, 5-burner gas stove, electric oven, Italian espresso pot and drip coffee maker, toaster. The laundry room has a washer, dryer and sink.

Keywords: Luxury apartment with terrace in Florence Historic Center

More Details

Property Manager
Lisa Byrne
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 30, 2017

About Lisa Byrne

This property is offered by Italy Perfect. We are a family business with a mission! We want you to love Italy as much as we do. We are based in North America, we can answer your questions in English or Italian. We look forward to hearing from you!

Lisa Byrne purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Lisa Byrne chose Duomo

Heart-pounding views and a terrace!

What makes this apartment unique

Major historic sites are at your doorstep. Wonderful views.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay at the Memoria apartment. The location and the view of the Arno from the living room window are great! The apartment is well equipped, and everything functioned well. The Sapori & Dintorni market just across the river has everything one needs.

We were fortunate to arrive in Florence just as the "Lucifer" heatwave broke, and so it was pleasant walking all over town. Our recommendation for visitors include the Museo dell' Opera del Duomo (particularly for the statuary) and the only 20th century art museum in town, the Museo Novecento. Trattoria Sostanza (no credit cards accepted) has their signature buttery chicken and artichoke pie dishes which are simply marvelous.

Special thanks to Pat who patiently answered all my questions concerning the apartment. Also thanks to our "greeter", Isabel, who is accommodating and very knowledgeable.
Sep 2017
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Duomo Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Check in from 8pm-10pm with advance arrangement & €50 fee. No check in after 10pm.
  • Florence hospitality tax paid in cash on arrival.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , bidet
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Dual queen bed can be prepared together or apart
  • Baby Cribs (1) Upon request.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing


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average rating of 4.952381 based on 39 reviews

The property was greay

  • 5 of 5

The location is great and the greeter was very helpful and kind

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! The Italy Perfect Team
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Excellent location - high quality standards.

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have asked for a better location for exploring all that Florence has to offer. The team at Italy Perfect (Pat and Lisa) are phenomenal!!! Their communications, coordination, and friendly assistance were spectacular. They went out their way to assist with travel to wine country, and recommend good local restaurants (not touristy.)

The property is decorated to a very high standard - everything you need is there. The views are spectacular!! Isabel the greeter was on time, helpful, friendly, and available as needed (assisted with booking transportation.)

My wife and I travel extensively, and are pretty demanding when it comes to where we stay.

We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Daniel, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay! The Italy Perfect Team
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It was a great location, spacious apartment, beautiful music heard at night, supermarket across brid

  • 4 of 5

It was loud in the morning.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay in Florence, especially the great location and spaciousness of our Memoria apartment as well as the convenient supermarket just across the Ponte Vecchio bridge. It is true that the center of Florence can be noisy, given the prime location by the Ponte Vecchio bridge and Uffizi Gallery. Glad you appreciated being so centrally located. The windows can be closed and there is A/C and fans too which helps. The Italy Perfect Team
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No better place in Florence !!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely outstanding!!! From the breathtaking view to the spacious beautifully decorated apartment this is an absolute must to stay at for your visit to Florence!!! I really can't imagine a better apartment! Isabel (our greeter) was lovely and extremely helpful. Would stay again in a heartbeat !!!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Sara, we are delighted you had a wonderful time! The Italy Perfect Team
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What a view!!

  • 5 of 5

What a view!! This spacious, bright & sunny apartment is literally on the Arno, right next to the Ponte Vecchio, you could not ask for a more perfect location! Enjoy your morning coffee sitting on the terrace watching the day bustle to a start and in the evening, sip your wine while watching the sunset over the Arno.

The apartment is very clean and comfortable, with plenty of closet space, large well equipped kitchen and 2 bathrooms (great water pressure), one of which is quite large. Noise while sleeping was not an issue as they have very good windows and, when closed, block most of the street sounds. There is a convenient, very well stocked grocery store an easy 5 minute walk just on the other side of the bridge, also a pharmacy right around the corner….really everything you need is in very easy (flat) walking distance with all the major sites just minutes away. A truly fantastic location.

The living room sofas and chairs are very comfortable and there are large sliding glass doors from the living room onto the terrace that give the dining and living rooms tons of light and, of course, views. While it was sunny on my visit, I imagine the apartment would be airy even on rainy days.

I’ve stayed in a number of Italy Perfect apartments over the years, and this one is assuredly up to their standards….I would move in long term if I could!

Lisa and Pat, thank you for your professionalism and attention to detail…this apartment is wonderful, I’ll never forget those views!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay! The Italy Perfect Team
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The views over the Ponte Vecchio into the Tuscan hillside were breathtaking

  • 5 of 5

In the heart of it all...As this was my first trip to Italy and Florence, I am grateful for the level of service, and quality of lodging Italy Perfect offered. The destination/location advice for our needs was spot on, and reservation process very personable and efficient. Our taxi dropped us off at Memoria, from the train station, so we could promptly meet our greeter, and receive a timely, informative, and thorough orientation to the flat, and the area.

The first thing you realize about Memoria, is the central location. Our door is at the base of one side of the Ponte Vecchio! So surreal. We walked to all the major museums and sites from our front door taking literally just minutes to Uffizi, Palazzo Pitti, Accademia Gallery, Cathedral of Santa Maria Fiore, and wonderful outdoor markets, as well as a plethora of boutiques and restaurants of all price points.

When inside, the views over the Ponte Vecchio into the Tuscan hillside were breathtaking, virtually any time day or night. Loved that balcony. The flat is nicer than it appears in the photos. It includes comfy furniture, good wifi, good water pressure, washer & dryer (!), ample closet space and a well-appointed kitchen (used primarily for breakfasts) and very clean. Loved the formal dining room for entertaining a small group for dinner. Hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Carolyn, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to welcoming you back. The Italy Perfect Team
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $184.59
Damage Deposit $615.31

*Short stay supplement applies to 5 & 6 night stays, we will remove for longer stays. Florence Hospitality tax paid onsite.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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