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Gracious Historical Apartment In The Heart Of Siena

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Three Bedrooms, Two Baths, Eat-in Kitchen, Living Room

Historical and luxury apartment in Siena city center in the Nobile Contrada del Nicchio (name of the quarter). The rooms are finely decorated with antique furniture. The floors are made of terracotta. High ceiling are made of wood. Some rooms have got amazing views on Tuscany (Chianti) landscape. The apartment is on the second floor. There are three big bedrooms for 5 people, two baths, one with shower, one with tub, eat-in kitchen, two living rooms. The apartment is luminous and quiet.

Anna Polvanesi
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Anna Polvanesi

Anna is a physical therapist who works in Siena and loves her work. Franco is her husband and is a banker in Siena. They love welcoming guests from all over the world, especially people who are curious about Italian culture.

Anna Polvanesi purchased this apartment in 1992

Why Anna Polvanesi chose Siena

This is the ideal apartment for exploring the gorgeous Gothic jewel that Siena is. The tower of the Church of San Giorgio is part of the apartment's inner structure. The apartment is well cared for, immaculately clean, and reflects the serenity and beauty of Tuscan style.

What makes this apartment unique

Location, location, location! The presence of the owners nearby is a definite advantage. In spite of its inner town location, the apartment is very quiet. There is every convenience; dishwasher, washing machine, one bath with shower, and one bath has a bathtub. Separate thermostat for heat. In the heat of summer the apartment remains cool.


Siena Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , Hair dryer, mirror and towel warmer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , bidet , Hair dryer, mirror and towel warmer
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , If necessary possibility to add 1 single bed and 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have a large luminous window & some rooms have view of the Chianti landscape
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis
Wine and typical Tuscan food tasting and guided private tour of the city


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(38 traveler reviews)

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Gracious Historical Apartment In The Heart Of Siena
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Perfection in Siena

  • 5 of 5

This former convent was perfect for our family Christmas trip to Siena. The apartment was impeccably clean and beautifully appointed. Its location is convenient with restaurants and grocery stores very close. The Campo Square is minutes away, making this a fun and convenient rental for a short or long stay in Siena.

Anna and Franco were lovely to us, and we enjoyed every interaction with them. We had fun cooking in the apartment, and sampling the many restaurants within an easy walk.

We give this experience a 10/10, and would recommend this apartment to anyone who wishes to visit Siena in comfort and style. We'd rent it again!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sarah for your nice review! Franco and I are very happy to have met you and we are still waiting for you !! Happy 2018! Anna
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Wonderful Place in Siena - So much history

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this beautiful apartment for a week with two couples. It was very clean, the owners are very accommodating "especially calling us a taxi for a 5:30 a.m. pickup on our last day. I would give them a 10 if this would allow! Wonderful vacation, beautiful city, great location!!! Would definitely return! It is conveniently located to lots of restaurants and shopping. The food everywhere was delicious - not one bad meal .

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review Jeanette! To satisfy guests is one of our main goals and we are very happy when we can achieve the purpose. Franco and I live in the same building and this makes it all easier. We hope to meet you again in the future! A hug Anna
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Wilmington, NC/USA

Wonderful Apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful, large apartment located in a great section of Siena. Anna and Franco met us at the building (they live there, too) and gave us a great tour and introduction. They are both delightful - very engaging and eager to please. The apartment is stocked with all bedding and linens you need and the kitchen is well-equipped. Everything works/runs great. It was a totally delightful stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best apartment on our trip

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely apartment for 3 weeks and loved it! It is a 5 minute walk to the piazza and 10 minutes to an area outside the walls where you can park for free. It is close to the grocery store and good restaurants. It was spotlessly clean and comfortable. Anna and Franco took care of a couple of minor problems immediately, responded to my questions right away, and were very easy to deal with. They could not have been nicer. Siena is not only an enjoyable city, but it is also a good base for visiting other towns. I highly recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Donna! Franco and I thank you for the great review! We work with enthusiasm and try to give the best to our guests. We are waiting for you again! Anna
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Absolutely wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This was a return visit for me to this apartment. It is the only place that I would stay in Siena. I felt like I was coming home. Anna and Franco go above and beyond in every way to make your stay comfortable and fun. The location is perfect being just a short stroll to Piazza Campo without the noise. The restaurant right next door is a must - do not miss. You should make a reservation. I would give this apartment more stars if I could. Thank you Anna and Franco for being so amazing

Ciao until next time

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Francesca for the beautiful review! Franco and I have been really happy to host you again. One of our goals is to care for our guests so that they feel like in their home! We are waiting for you again! Anna and Franco
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Parker, CO

Historical Building in Beautiful Siena!!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 5 arrived late on a Thursday evening, and were greeted so kindly by Anna and Franco, who not only graciously showed us all around the apartment and did a great job with our check-in, but even helped us with our luggage up the stairs!! Anna provided us with the history of the building and the surrounding area (this was once a convent located next to a church, which is no longer in service). Anna and Franco also helped us get our bearings of where we were in Siena and provided good recommendations for local restaurants and attractions to see. The location of the apartment is quite good, with a nice restaurant literally in the first floor of the same building, as well as coffee shops, pizza places, and shops nearby, and only a few blocks from the Piazza Campo. Anna and Franco live in the same building, just one floor down, so that is quite convenient if you need anything from them. We parked our cars outside the walls of Siena (no cars are allowed within unless permitted), and walked to the apartment, it was only about 10 minutes away. security is good in the building, with a strong front door and beefy lock on the apartment door, and a secure entry way and locked street access door. Thanks so much for making our stay in Siena so enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, Peter! We will remember you always! Anna e Franco
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Metres
Nearest Ski
75 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Visit Siena during Palio period, so on July 2nd and August 16th. Palio is the world famous traditional horse race held in Piazza del Campo. Visit Siena also on Christmas time: the city has got a very amazing atmosphere.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $246.12
3 / 7 nights cleaning $61.53

"MY STANDARD RATE" is based on 2 GUESTS, Add € 15 per night per additional guest.
Heating paid on consumption: ask to the owner.
Check in: from 4 to 7 p.m. (Phone the owner one hour before the exact arrival time).
Check out: within 10 a.m.

Owner'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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