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Merville House Central Florence

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

The Holiday Apartment Is Located In The Oltrarno Area Of Florence, In Santo

The apartment, was awarded with the "Certificate of Excellence for 2014", is located in the center of Florence in the picturesque and characteristic area of San Frediano

It is in Via della Chiesa 111, in an excellent position, which is within five minutes from majors points of interest as Piazza Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, etc. You can read the reviews of the previous tenants typing Merville house-Florence on Google.

The flat is situated within an ancient monastery, and still preserve some of its old features like vaulted ceilings with visible bricks, stone capitals and thick walls which insure a superb insulation from both temperature and noisy sounds.


The living room has a beautiful vaulted ceiling with exposed bricks, stone capitals and baseboards. It also has a small balcony equipped with a washing machine.

There is a very good heating/conditioning system which is also quiet. The split air conditioning is located in the living room, the bed room (well-aerated) is equipped with a tower fan.

The master bedroom is furnished with an ample wardrobe and a shoe rack.

A magnificent view can also be enjoyed from its windows.

The living room is fully furnished with a comfortable armchair, a sofa bed, hi-fi system, arcade game console with over 100 games and a caffe table which can be turned into a fully functioning dinner table, able can accommodate up to 8 people.

The kitchen area includes an oven, dishwasher, fridge and all the kitchenware needed to cook any kind of meal.

The access to the bathroom is through a pleasurable and traditional small stone room, fitted with a hydro-massage jets shower.


Out flat is located in the area of 'Oltrarno' (one of the

sides of the river Arno), which is also know by the local people as the 'Diladdarno' area.

This part of the city is a completing part of the historic center of Florence and includes the famous districts of Santo Spirito and San Frediano. The list of the attractions in this are includes several monuments, gardens, museums and unique ancient buildings. As an essential part of this picturesque area you will find Palazzo Pitti, the Basilica di Santo Spirito, the Giardino di Boboli. Other attractions include the workshops of artisans, goldsmiths, art restorers and other crafts which are part of our culture. The true spirit of Renaissance can easily be felt just walking around.


Within 100 metres fro the house you will find Piazza Tasso, a famous square which has been turned into a car park for non-residents people (marked by the blue lines).

From there, there is a vast network of buses which will bring you near any attraction you might want to visit.

A Supermarket (Pennymarket), opened seven days a week (8-21, Sunday: 9-13), is available in Via Burchiello, 93/95 500 mt frome apt.

There are four traditional restaurants in the square, all famous for their unique specialisation areas:

1) Ristorante 'Barbecue', for any grill maniac

2 )Ristorante 'Vecchia bettola', specialised in succulent Florentine T-bone steaks

3) Ristorante 'Tramvai', focused on Tuscany cuisine

4) Ristorante 'Punto macrobiotica', for a delicious vegetarian


In Piazza Tasso you can also find:

- Tobacconist who sells bus tickets

- Newspaper stand

- Ice cream shop

- Pub and a bakery.

- bus stop to the main places of interest.

More Details

Property Manager
Francesco Giustarini
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017


Ponte Vecchio Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom with idromassage shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Very quiet, night and day
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court


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Merville House Central Florence
average rating of 4.92 based on 25 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The apartment was exactly what we were looking for. A nice quiet street but centralized to all of Florence!! The owner was beyond gracious and so helpful with everything!!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winston Salem, NC USA

Just what you need for a few days stay in Florence

  • 5 of 5

We visited Florence for a few days with our two children (14-18). The apartment was quaint and just what we needed. The pull out sofa was adequate for the two teenage kids. Plenty of windows with great lighting in the morning. All the amenities you need. Location was great. It wasn't in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Florence but a simple 10 minute walk to the Ponte Vecchio (and nearly everything else). Nice restaurant, dessert and supermarket around the corner. If arriving by train, it's a 20 minute walk. Wonderful visit to a beautiful city. Grazie!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice property in good location. Pillows were hard, but overall accommodations were nice.

  • 4 of 5

Warm greetings by owners. I would like smoke detectors on the property, but I guess they are not required in Italy. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Wonderful Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We were greeted warmly. The apartment was clean and well equipped. We would highly recommend and will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Affordable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed in this apartment. It is right over the river, not too far from the Pitti Palace. If you're going to Florence, everything is pretty much walkable - we averaged 20,000 steps a day! I would say the Duomo was about 25 minutes walking and nothing is really all that far. One of the main bridges is maybe 5 minutes and perfect for watching the most spectacular sunsets ever. The only small complaint I would have is the bed was quite hard. Otherwise, everything was great. Thank you for the opportunity to visit your beautiful city!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed 2 nights and the apartment is well appointed and comfortable. Location of the apartment was great. It has everything you need, charming and quiet. There was a grocery store just down the street. The best part is wonderful hospitality of Francesco and his Mother. She met us at the apartment and got us situated. Highly recommend Francesco's apartment.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Rates & Availability

Ponte Vecchio Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Medium Season
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Dec 30 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Jan 7 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.