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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 and 2017", 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:
February 17, 2018


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 4.866667 based on 30 reviews

Cozy and convenient

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is charming, tidy, and well equipped. Francesco, the owner, stayed in touch and was there to meet us on arrival.The location is great, in a relatively quiet residential building, but right around the corner from Piazza Tasso with groceries, restaurants, public water station (with still and sparkling)- also at the edge of the ZTL if you are crazy enough to pick up a car here. It is within easy walking distance from the train station and the center of Florence and all the famous tourist sites, but far enough to escape the crowds. Francesco was responsive and helpful when we had questions. We would stay here again and highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay - everything we needed was provided. It was clean and very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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  • 5 of 5

The apt. has so much character, and was extremely comfortable during our stay in Florence. It was very clean as well. The location was convenient; we could walk to all of the museums and enjoyed exploring the neighborhood. The owner of the apt. is attentive to detail and thought of everything: toothbrushes, shampoo, other toiletries, etc. It is very nice having a cafe, wonderful restaurant, and gelato stall all within feet of the apt. We highly recommend this apt!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location!

  • 4 of 5

We were only there for 2 nights. But the space was just right for my son and I. You can walk to all the sights. Good restaurants right around.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Excellent with only one reservation. Lack of daylight, one had to depend on artificial light at all

  • 4 of 5

Excellent but as said in the review title the lack of daylight was a little disappointing. Not the fault of the landlord, just the configuration of the apartment itself. Otherwise everything one could wish for is provided.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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  • 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: July 2017
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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