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Home Away From Home 753 Sq Feet In The Historic District O Florence

Bedrooms 1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

An Excellent Alternative To A Luxury Hotel for 3 people

Step into a personalized luxury experience that is perfect down to the last detail, where the sheets are crisp, and the towels fluffy. Outfitted to make you feel perfectly at home, with designer features and unique details that you will not find in hotels. Then we added 5* service, that lets you live like a local in homes with real character, style and charm. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, is an ideal solution for extended stays of a week, a month, or longer, tailored for the needs of the long stay resident. Located in prestigious neighborhood, the 753 square feet in size, offer spacious living rooms; fully equipped kitchens; master bedrooms with king sized beds; and contemporary baths and Wi-Fi are included. The apartment is perfect for families and party of three to leave and sleep in the maximum degree of comfort.

Placed centrally in the heart of Florence, this former old 13th century old apartment building Have Been Restored on 2005. The apartment with a naturally beautiful and warm wooden floor, have been designed and furnished by artisans.

The large master bedroom, equipped with a wall closet, double-glazed windows with shutters and blackout, king size bed with organic mattresses made from natural latex and the finest linen, will ensure a silent and perfect night's sleep. The daybed in the living room is perfect for a guest.

There are two full bathrooms fitted with rain showers.

The apartment is outfitted with a complete kitchen, where con be hosted dinner parties for up to eight people with everything you need to prepare and serve a fine meal. With both a full-sized oven and a dishwasher, entertaining is a breeze.

The location is close to the Sant’Ambrogio marketplace, where you may shop regularly for meats, cheeses, and produce, and is within easy walking distance to supermarkets near both Piazza Salvemini and Piazza Beccaria.

This apartment, offers a wireless internet access and the washing machine.

The central historic district of Florence is minutes away on foot, as are the Arno River, Piazza Santa Croce, the antiques vendors of Piazza Ciompi, and dozens of fine restaurants and shops.

We will be happy to offer ideas of what to do in Florence, and quick to provide assistance when needed.

We would like to assure you, that the apartment looks much better than the pictures.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About paolo

I’m a world traveler, citizen of the world, I love opening my doors to the world and welcoming people to the house. I will try to offer you, everything I expect when travelling. My main objective is to let you fill “home away from home” in the maximum comfort.

paolo purchased this apartment in 2005

Why paolo chose Santa Croce


What makes this apartment unique

It may be interesting to have them from guest review :

"Paolo and his apartment were the highlights of our trip to Florence!. The most elegantly appointed apartment we have ever seen on web - the pictures do not do it justice! Paolo took his time to show us around the apartment and explain how everything works - from the washing machine to the espresso machine and all the fans and everything. We were blown away at the size and comfort of this listing, and we are so glad that we were able to spend our time in Florence in this luxurious, safe apartment.. We hope to return and would highly, highly recommend this lovely apartment to anyone considering a trip to Florence. Worth mentioning: Located in the City center - easy walk to everything, very close to Duomo. 20 minute walk to train station. Surrounded by delicious eateries. 2 bathrooms! Washing machine and full kitchen. Extremely safe building with heavy, secure entry door and lighted hallway."

"I was fortunate enough to stay at this wonderful apartment for over 1.5 months while i was in Florence on Business. The apartment was very well equipped with everything you need to make your stay very comfortable. Located in a great location and close to all the major tourist attractions as well as grocery stores and restaurants. I would highly recommend this apartment to anyone wanting a hassle free stay while in the historic city"

Paolo was the best!!!! Super Friendly and accommodating!!!! I felt like we were welcomed home after being out of town for too long. The place is wonderful and cozy and has all the amenities you could need to be comfy!!! The fridge was stocked. The bookshelves were filled with awesome things to read :) Ideal location right in the center of Florence and just far enough away from the tourist center to make you feel like a local :) I would love to return and stay here longer

Guestbook comments from the owner

Cioa a tutti ! L appartement correspond exactement au descriptif faisant suite aux photos. Celui ci est situe dans un uartier ideal pour la decouverte de Florence . (Avec ,en plus quelques victuaillesdans le refrigerateur,et les placards,afin de répondre aux premiers besoins !) Paolo est un excellent hôte,très sympathique. Celui ci est venu nous chercher au parking un peu excentre,et fait une rapide découverte du quartier,suivit d indication des bonnes adresses. il,nous a aussi donne quelques tuyaux sur les alentours,afin de profiter au mieux de notre séjour. Un grand merci a Paolo,pour son accueil et sa gentillesse . Grazie mille ! Arrivederci !
Aug 2014
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Santa Croce Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • There are two contemporary full bathrooms fitted with rain showers
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • The large master bedroom, equipped with a wall closet, double-glazed windows with shutters and blackout, king size bed with organic mattresses made from natural latex and the finest linen, will ensure a silent and perfect night's sleep. The daybed in the living room is perfect for a guest .
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services


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Home Away From Home 753 Sq Feet In The Historic District O Florence
average rating of 4.95 based on 27 reviews

Nice, large apartment in a great location

  • 4 of 5

Spacious, comfortable apartment in my favorite neighborhood in Florence. Paolo Casillo, the owner, could not have been nicer and more accommodating. He is always ready to give help and advice. The apartment has everything you would need for an extended stay, and the Wifi is good and never failed.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Wonderful Visit To Florence

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I loved staying in Paolo's apartment! Paolo was a most gracious and kind host. He took the time and care to show us all around the neighborhood pointing out good restaurants, grocery stores and everything we might need to make our visit perfect. When it was time to catch the train to Rome he offered to take us to the station and treated us to breakfast on the way! You couldn't ask for more! The apartment was stylish and very clean and in the best neighborhood!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well Appointed Apartment In a Great Location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent 11 days at Paolo's tastefully decorated apartment. Interesting art work on the walls with books and maps on the shelves. After a day of seeing the sights it was always a welcoming place to come "home" to.

Paolo is a first class gentleman and host. Excellent communication (Paolo speaks very good English) from the booking onward. He met us at the airport and gave us a tour of the neighborhood where the apartment is located. He contacted us by text several times to make sure our apartment stay was going smoothly. Major museums are all within walking distance and the train station is about a 20 - 25 minute walk. Apartment has suitable heating system and a good on-demand water heater. Plenty of bed and bath linens. The kitchen and dinning room have all the utensils and dining ware one could need.

The only caveat is it a three story walk-up. If you have difficultly with stairs, it could be problematic.

Otherwise, I wholeheartedly recommend staying a Paolo's apartment. For a couple, it is perfect in size. I wish my bed at home was as firm and as comfortable. The apartment really made the stay in a wonderful city that much more memorable.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: James, thank you very much, it have been a great pleasure meeting and have you both as guests. paolo
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Would highly recommend the apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is clean, comfortable, and a perfect location. Paulo is an amazing host who made great recommendations for restaurants and site-seeing.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Tout était parfait, accueil, appartement, emplacement et visites.

Un super séjour en famille

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We would return...

  • 5 of 5

Paolo's apartment is very comfortable and well equipped. It is also very well located within easy walking distance of all the main places of interest. Paolo is very accommodating and gave us a very helpful tour of the immediate locality when we arrived.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Final Cleaning $70

Utilities are not included charged at checking out on meter reading.
the renting price it is for two person, any additionl guest will be charged at 30$ per nigth.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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