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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Elegant, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom , top of the line apt. Sleeps up to 6 people

Located right next to San Lorenzo Basilica, Duomo, and Medici Chapel.. Historic San Lorenzo Marketplace for great food,wine and coffee. Newly remodeled and filled with amazing authentic Italian restuarants and shops. Firenze and all it has to offer, Musuems, Churches, Piazza's and shopping are all literally right outside your door. The apt itself is absolutely beautiful with high quality furnishings and unique italian fabrics. Large Master bedroom with King size bed, wardrobe, desk and couch. 2 elegant Bathrooms and Carrara Marble Kitchen and Living area are all found on the main floor. Dark rich parquet floors , Upstairs 2nd bedroom and storage area...Apt offers ALL comforts such as wifi, air conditiong large t.v. and all small appliances. i.e. iron, hairdryer microwave etc.

Property Manager
Rachel Camarda - American Living in Firenze since 1983
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Rachel Camarda - American Living in Firenze since 1983

Owned by Andrea Gallinelli but managed by Rachel Camarda

Rachel Camarda - American Living in Firenze since 1983 purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Rachel Camarda - American Living in Firenze since 1983 chose Duomo

One of a kind, top of the line apt... Treat yourself to this special apt where the famous Sculpture and Architect, Bartolomeo Ammannati is said to have lived while in Firenze while doing the famous Fountain of Neptune in Piazza della Signoria!

What makes this apartment unique

Quite little Street but yet right in the city center.. Loads of bright Natural light, All services right outside your door..High , Italian quality furnishings and decor make for a special apt perfect for a visit to Bella Firenze


Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Peretola Florence city center airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Ugolino- Chianti
Nearest Train
500 Metres
S.M.N. Train station in Firenze
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Al- Firenze - Roma
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Viareggio- Versilia
Car: not necessary

All services are located at your finger tips! The New San Lorenzo Marketplace allows for great food shopping. San Lorenzo Church and Medici Chapel , Duomo, and Michelangelo's David all 5 minute walk from Apt.


Duomo Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , white italian tiles in both bathrooms..
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , Second Elegant white Italian tiled full bathroom
  • 2 elegant bathrooms both with large showers and thermostate regulated faucets. toilet and B-day Both bathrooms are done in Italian white tiles
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Large Glamoruos Master Bedroom with King size bed, Wardrobe - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs, 2 single beds or 1 queen size bed with wardrobe
  • Master bedroom, wardrobe, large desk and couch. 2nd upstairs bedroom - 2 singles Fold out double couch bed in living area
  • Television ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.84 based on 25 reviews

Hidden luxury!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed with my parents in this apartment for 5 nights, and I would definitely stay here, again.

The apartment, itself, is on the 2nd floor (1st floor if you're not American) in an unassuming building. Inside, though, this apartment is soooo nice and spotless. All of the finishings from the two baths, to the galley kitchen, to the large windows, to the comfy furniture, are high end. Neutral tones, heavy drapes, matelese linens...everything is just a very nice quality.

The apartment is more than pretty, though. The space is well laid out and the bedrooms are on opposite sides of the apartment and allow for some privacy. The master bed is on the main floor and the room is huge! There's a couch, armoire, and a desk in the master and still plenty of extra space. The secondary bed is upstairs and smaller, but not cramped and has two twin beds and a nice armoire. Neither bath is ensuite, however they are very functional and one of them is quite large. There is also a washer, dryer, and ironing board in a surprisingly good-sized laundry room.

We loved the location within Florence. You're only a 10-15 minute walk to many sightseeing spots, and actually even closer to others. The neighborhood of the apartment is also convenient, though. Lots of shops, restaurants, pharmacies, etc. within a few blocks. Also, the Central Market--with a high-end food court upstairs--and San Lorenzo Market are just a block away.

If you're heading to Florence, this apartment is a great choice. :)

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie Maria for the wonderful review. It was a pleasure having you and your family! Thank you also for leaving the apt in perfect conditon.. Hope to see again in Bella Firenze ...p.s.Michelangelo's David is 2 blocks from the apt along with the Duomo, Cappella Medici and much more.. Very best regards, Rachel
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Beautiful apartment in a central location

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful apartment in a perfect location to visit all the sites. Located just off San Lorenzo and the Medici chapels every thing is within walking distance. Rachel was wonderful and very attentive. There was a small issue with the air con initially that was rapidly dealt with by Rachel and the owner but everything is virtually brand new. We were a family of four and were very comfortable. Rachel arrange transfers and our stay was most comfortable. I can't wait for our next visit

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this place! The interior of the apartment is so beautiful and very comfortable and spacious! We were two couples traveling together and enjoyed having our own private spaces and also areas to hang out together. Everything functioned perfectly--we did laundry, cooked in the kitchen, and we were able to have cool AC going when we needed it. The location is awesome and there is so much within walking distance! Rachel was so nice and easy to work with and beyond helpful to us during our stay! Thank you so much Rachel!!! We hope to return and highly recommend the apartment for your Florence trip!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie Coleman! It was a pleasure meeting you all and I do hope to see you again some day. Thank you also for leaving the apt in perfect condition. My best regards, Rachel in Firenze
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A picture speaks a thousnabd words!

  • 4 of 5

This is an amazing apartment clean, beautiful and as comfortable as the pictures show on VRBO! We were a family of 4 and the apartment is so conveniently located to everything...just walk down the short block from this apartment and you right in the heart of the square where you can walk to everything that Florence has to offer, even the train.

The apartment has 2 bathrooms and the water pressure is great plus a laundry room with a washer and dryer...making it unnecessary to bring all those clothes! The master is very spacious and we loved the high ceilings.

The reason I gave this apartment 4 stars was due to that the Air Conditioning is not the was wonderful in the master and in the living room we opened the wonderful huge windows that let in a nice breeze at night but I'm not sure how well it will do in the summer especially the bedroom's was very hot but we found a fan and it helped a little. Also when you have to leave the windows open you do hear the vendors at 6am getting ready for the market but after a few nights you don't seen to notice the noise from the city and after all you are staying in the city.

Rachael the property manage is wonderful she is easy to communicate with. We were late but she was waiting in the apartment for us, and very helpful in giving us information on the city and somethings we might need to know.

I would absolutely recommend this beautiful apartment but do stay early spring or in the fall if you like your place cool!

Linda & Tommy

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I wish Linda and her family would have contacted me right away concerning the a.c. in the upstairs bedroom. I certainly would have attended to the problem right away. It is a brand new system and should have been working perfectly.Most likely just needs to be reset.. I have always had the apt rented all summer so it hasn't been a problem previously... Yes, there is some noise in the morning due to vendors setting up fo the San Lorenzo market, but like my guest mentioned, all of Firenze is right outside your door and city noise is just part of the experience of living just 2 blocks from Michelangelo's David. We are however, getting brand new special windows put in the apt this winter to resolve that problem as best we oplogies for the problem with the a.c. It certainly will be resolved immediately..
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Perfect location, furnishings and appliances

  • 5 of 5

Rachel was always available to help

The location of the property was walking distance to all major attractions

The apartment was extremely comfortable all modern appliances and the furnishings were lovely

My kids and I definitely plan on renting this property again on our next trip to Florence

I have to repeat myself that Rachel was great, she was our favorite host in Italy.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this apartment. We are a family of four and the place was absolutely perfect for us. The apartment was clean, and comfortable. The living area is a good size with a sofa, and television. There is a dining table for four. All the kitchen necessities were provided: from dishes, utensils, serving dishes, strainers, pots/pans, toaster, cappuccino maker, stove, oven, regular size refrigerator and even the cooking basics: olive oil, salt, pepper, sugar, and more. The master bedroom has cathedral ceiling, and quite spacious with a king size bed which was very comfortable and a sofa. There were plenty of closet/drawer spaces and a desk. The bedroom upstairs was suitable for 2 people. Our grown children had plenty of space. There is air condition in the master bedroom, upstairs 2nd bedroom and in the living area. The apartment was comfortable temperature-wise and at times, we were even cold (the AC works very well).

There are two full bathrooms, with large size sinks. There is a laundry room with a washer, dryer, ironing board, iron and laundry sink which was very helpful. I wish we didn't pack so many clothes. Rachel even left laundry detergent for us.

For daily cleaning and to tidy the apartment, brooms and dust pans, vacuum, cleansers and dish soap/dishwasher detergent were all available for our use - left there by Rachel.

Upon our arrival, Rachel was waiting for us at the side walk and greeted us as our taxi approached. She welcomed us with a bottle of wine and biscuits which were delicious!She toured us around the entire apartment, and showed us how to use the AC, stove, oven, kitchen appliances and washer/dryer. There was a hair dryer and hair straightener, and 3 outlet converters for our convenience. Rachel really made our stay in Florence and in the apartment wonderful. She checked on us, ensured we had the transportation set up for our daughter to go to Pisa Airport and scheduled the rest of our family's taxi ride to Florence Airport for us.

I can't say enough wonderful things about this place! The apartment was safe and quite. We traveled to other areas of Italy and felt safe to leave our belongings in the apartment. It was definitely our home away from home.

Thank you Rachel for making our stay in Firenze absolutely amazing!

James & Sheila

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

final cleaning fee $82.41

Contact Rachel for low season discounted prices. I'm available for all questions and concerns
Minimum stay of 5 night... Maximum of 5 people

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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