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Federighi Apartment - 190 sqm!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,045 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom in the very heart of Florence

Federighi Apartment (6+3 pax)

Located in a prestigious 17th century palazzo near the Arno River, this elegant apartment is in the very heart of Florence and a moment away from the most important monuments.

The apartment blends 17th century splendor with a central location. The Duomo Cathedral, one of the city’s most famous landmarks, is just 600 meters away. The romantic Ponte Vecchio (“old bridge”), designer shops, art galleries, and museums are all within 1 km. Palazzo Federighi is located in the old city center of Florence, where all the major attractions are located. This area is no more than 1.5 km across: everything is within walking distance.

The décor of the interior has been executed in the traditional Florentine style and the rooms are furnished with particular elegance.

The apartment is on the second floor with elevator; it is 190 sqm wide and consists of an entrance way, three bedrooms that can be arranged either as double or twin, two bathrooms (two showers and one bathtub), a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious living room with TV, and a dining room. Furthermore, there are one divan-bed in the living room and one chair-bed in a bedroom. The floor of the rooms is in parquet or terracotta tiles.

Amenities

• Air conditioning (internal units in the bedrooms)

• Direct-dial line (only local calls)

• Internet high speed access (wired and wireless)

• Television with DTT decoder and DVD reader

• Safe

• Washing and dryer machine

• Cradle and Cribs (infant beds) on request

Nearby Points of Interest

Duomo (cathedral) – 600 meters

Dante's house – 700 meters

Via Tornabuoni (shopping street) - 250 meters

Ponte Vecchio - 600 meters

Uffizi Art Gallery and Piazza Signoria – 700 meters

Accademia Art Gallery (Michelangelo’s David) – 600 meters

Palazzo Pitti – 700 meters

San Lorenzo Market – 650 meters

San Lorenzo Church (with Michelangelo chapel) – 650 meters

Golf Club L’Ugolino - 9 kilometers

Siena - 65 kilometers

Central railway station (Santa Maria Novella) – 500 meters

Florence Vespucci Airport (FLR): approximate driving time is 20 minutes and distance is 6 kilometers.

Taxis are stationed in front of the Arrivals terminal or can be called by radiotaxi (Phone +39.055.4242/4390/4499/4798). Taxi journey time from the airport to Florence city center is about 20 minutes. Journey cost is calculated by the taxi meter (average cost is 20/25 Euro).

Bus: Ataf-Sita: 'Vola in bus' service. Departures from A. Vespucci Airport: from 6.00 to 23.30 every thirty minutes. The bus arrives to Santa Maria Novella railway station, which is approximately 500 meters far from the apartment.

Pisa airport: approximate driving time is 1 hour and distance is 95 kilometers.

It's possible to take either the train (www.ferroviedellostato.it/homepage_en.html) or the bus (www.terravision.eu/florence_pisa.html).

Parking garages:

Garage Centrale - 10 meters (Via dei Fossi 50/R - tel: +39.055.283030)

Garage Sole - 140 meters (Via del Sole - tel: +39.055.2381695)

Garage Europa - 400 meters (Borgo Ognissanti 96 - tel: +39.055.292222)

To rent a car:

Avis Firenze

Borgo Ognissanti 128 R

50123 Firenze

The most enjoyable way to explore this beautiful and compact city is on foot. Taxis and buses are also available.

More Details

Owner
Tomaso
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 10, 2016

Amenities

Santa Maria Novella Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2045 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , can be arranged either as double or twin
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , can be arranged either as double or twin
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , can be arranged either as double or twin
  • Three bedrooms that can be arranged either as double or twin. There are one divan-bed in the living room and one chair-bed in a bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services

Reviews

3.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

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4

Historic apartment centrally located

  • 4 of 5

Two families (four adults and two children) rented this apartment for 5 nights and had a great time. It's HUGE! Plenty of space for people to spread out and not feel on top of each other. The apartment is located within walking distance of the cities main attractions and above a fantastic restaurant. It gets warm in the apartment but there are air conditioners in each room to help cool things down. There was a lack of toilet paper though (a partial roll in each bathroom with no back-ups!). And it would have been nice to have either another dishtowel in the kitchen or a roll of paper-towels. Otherwise, it was a lovely. I would recommend the place.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice large apartment

  • 3 of 5

Our family of two couples and one older mama stayed in the Federighi apartment for 5 nights in September. We were met by the manager, who was very friendly and helpful in showing us how everything worked and giving us advice on how to find things in the neighborhood.

Pros-

Location - Apt was in a regular residential/business building, gave a different experience to being in Florence than staying in a hotel. Walkable from train station. Grocery store nearby.

Lots of room - big living room, dining room, kitchen, and 3 bedrooms.

2 bathrooms.

Washing machine.

Kitchen was well stocked for doing the little bit of cooking we did.

Good location for most tourists to Florence.

Elevator (typical size - small!)

Excellent restaurant in building - Giovanni's! The smells coming from below were heavenly!

A/C

Cons - Location. Centrally located (close to the river), but the street is very narrow and scarily trafficked for comfortable walking. It would have been better not to have a slightly unsteady walker with us. It seemed safe, though it was easy to wander into some locations that seemed a little more rough on the way to other neighborhoods.

It's also fairly noisy inside the apartment at night - traffic, as well as a bar 2 floors down. They did provide ear plugs, and running the fan also helped.

Cleanliness - mehh. Linens were minimal but clean. Building is very old, the floors are stone and cement of some sort and didn't look like they would be easy to actually make sparkle. The upper bathroom is a bit dodgy all around. The entrance has the "Florence" smell - a bit like sewer. It came and went, and I assume it comes with adding plumbing to a 1600 era building.

Supplies - I did mention to the owner that for a few Euro a night extra, they could easily provide some hand soap and more than 2 rolls of toilet paper.

Overall, I think this apt. is a good value for the price, and especially for a group of mobile, younger people who are interested in living as a local for a while. It's not luxury, but a nice retreat from sightseeing.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, location, location

  • 4 of 5

Great location! Lots of room! Very functional for larger groups and plenty of room for kids. We were four adults and loved having the space. It's near everything, you don't need a car and I don't even think we used a cab while we were there. Near sights, stores, galleries.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $30.58 per person per night
Damage Deposit $470.42

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.