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Prime location, comfort and a stunning view of Ponte Vecchio!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Double Bedrooms, Kitchenette, Living Room, Bathroom, Elevator, Wi-Fi, A/C

The suite is just at the corner with Ponte Vecchio, on the Oltrarno river bank, in Borgo San Jacopo. The interior is 70 square meters (820 square feet): two bedrooms with a double bed (160x200), living room with a kitchenette, bathroom with shower. Although ideal for two/four people, the suite can fit up to a maximum of six guests with its sofa bed (140x200) in the living room. Linens , pillowcases and towels from professional laundry service. Self check-in available. Wi-Fi and Air conditioning system are provided.

Oltrarno is the center of Florence on the left bank of the Arno river. It is the most bohemian and artistic part of Florence, where you can breathe the atmosphere of the genuine Florence. It is ideal if you are looking for a characteristic place that is downtown but away from the tourist areas.

The neighborhood is full of important monuments: historic churches, parks and important museums, such as the Pitti gallery, the Boboli gardens and Santo Spirito Church.

The Ponte Vecchio connects this area with the other side of the city and the Uffizi Gallery, Palazzo Vecchio and the Duomo are right on the other side. The streets of the Oltrarno are filled with fashion boutiques, jewellery designers, artisanal workshops, art galleries and typical markets. In the evening the area is populated with charming restaurants, cantinas and cafés where you can relax and taste Italian and international specialties.

Located in Borgo San Jacopo 6, at the corner of the Ponte Vecchio on the Oltrarno bank. It is unique for its location and its view on the Ponte Vecchio.

Please note: at check-in you have to pay cash Tourist Tax (it is not included in VRBO quote)

About “'Tourist tax”:

From 2011 the City of Florence (resolution of the City Council No. 230/33 )has established the “'Tourist tax”.The tax is applied to non-residents overnight stays in the city of Florence and for a maximum of 7 consecutive nights.

From April 2015 the tax rate for this tourist structure is 1.50 € per person per night.

This is not due for children up to twelve years old.

More Details

Property Manager
Cristiana Masi
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Cristiana Masi

I was born and raised in Florence, graduated in Architecture, wife and mother of three children. I live in the hills of Florence but like the life of my city; I deal with e-commerce.

Cristiana Masi purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Cristiana Masi chose Florence

Prime location, breathtaking view, quiet, elegant, romantic, affordable. Self check-in available.

What makes this apartment unique

The whole side of the master bedroom and the living room are made of glass and look right on the flowing waters of the river Arno.

Guestbook comments from the manager

perfect guest!
Mar 2015
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Amenities

Palazzo Pitti Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Notes:
The corner Sofa opens to a full size bed. The CD player also has a USB and an audio plug.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(46 traveler reviews)

Prime location, comfort and a stunning view of Ponte Vecchio!
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 48 reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
5

Great location, wonderful apartment.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is in a dazzling location, close to all the action, and offering all the amenities our family needed. Great choice for our time in Florence!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed three nights in Cristiana's apartment and couldn't recommend this apartment more! We wanted to be close to the historic center of the city, and this apartment is in close proximity to everything. Parts of Florence can be crowded, and this side of the Arno is right in the middle of everything without the major crowds. We arrived by train and it was a quick 15 minute walk from the station. Cristiana met us at the apartment and went over everything and gave us recommendations for restaurants. A market is close by as are numerous restaurants and gelato shops.

The apartment itself is professionally decorated, fully equipped and has a comfy bed and amazing views of the Ponte Vechio and Arno! We couldn't imagine staying anywhere else in Florence! We took some wonderful photos of sunsets over the Arno directly from our window.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Florence Apartment

  • 5 of 5

I cannot recommend this apartment highly enough. The location was superb overlooking the Arno with an extraordinary view of the Ponte Vecchio. The contemporary styled apartment has everything you need. And our host could not have been more helpful. I could live here!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bruce, thank you so much! I really hope to welcome you again, best Cristiana
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5

Awesome host and apartment.

  • 5 of 5

The host/owner was a wonderful and helped us to really enjoy our stay at her apartment. The apartment suited our needs perfectly.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you David, hope to welcome you again! Cristiana
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5

Positioned centrally with a beautiful view of the river and her bridges

  • 5 of 5

Very convenient location, can walk to everywhere easily, including the train station.

Modern apartment in pristine condition, good heating. Well equipped for dining in and

laundering clothes. The bedroom is a little bright at night unless you close the external blinds, which is easy to do.

Property manager friendly and very helpful. The Café nearest the apartment was great for coffee and croissants, for breakfast.

Highly recommend visiting San Miniato al Monte, an ancient Church which had a genuinely sacred feel about it. There are great views overlooking Florence and the hills also.

Florence is a very beautiful place to visit, lovely romantic location, you won't regret it.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stacey, thank you so much! Cristiana
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Wonderful Apartment and location

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful apartment a few steps from the Ponte Vecchio.

Cristiana is the perfect host. She met us when we arrived and gave us our keys along with valuable information about Florence and the other towns we planned to visit on our stay. THANK YOU Cristiana! Cristiana followed up by contacting us half way into our stay. We were doing well (partly because of her excellent advice the first day), but I really appreciated that she reached out to us to make sure we had no questions.

The apartment was comfortable and the view just incredible. The building has a small, but effective elevator. Which, even though the apartment is on the first floor, was appreciated when hauling luggage up to the apt.

Easy walking distance to many of the sights in Florence as well as the train station. Great grocery store just on the other side of the Ponte Vecchio and lots of eateries in the immediate vicinity. We discovered Trattoria Mamma Gina, just a block away from the apt the last night of our stay. Great place, but make a reservation, if you go.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Barbara thank you so much! Hope to see you again, all my best Cristiana
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Amerigo Vespucci Florence
Nearest Ferry
95 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Santa Maria Novella Station
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
A1 Firenze Sud
Nearest Beach
95 Kilometres
pisa
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Palazzo Pitti Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
August
Jul 31 2017 - Aug 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$163
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year Eve 2016
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 6 2018
4 night minimum stay
$196
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$163
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

final cleaning $43.58

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.
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