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THE TOWER ON THE RIVER + PERSONAL DRIVER, 30 mts by PONTE VECCHIO, DAILY TOURS

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 260 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

For those who wish to experience a trip back in the medio evo, and live in an historical, ancient medioeval Florentine tower with all modern amenities, this is your unique opportunity!!!

Wooden beams, Florentine “cotto” floor, stone doorposts in “pietra serena”, a 15th century spectacular marble buthub in the bathroom and a noble stone holy emblem in the living room over a wonderful fireplace.

This apartment is located on the 4th floor with lift just a stone through the famous ' Ponte Vecchio', in the Oltrarno area, in front of the Uffizi museum, just across the river. From the modern building you incredibly step into a charming tower room provided with a full height window. The kitchenette is compact, but fully equipped to cook a complete meal: one electric burner, microwave, sink, coffee pot, drip coffee maker, electric tea kettle, pots, pans, knives, utensils.

Sunny and bright, 'The Tower' is composed of a living room with a sofa bed, and a bedroom with a King bed (180 x 200 cm, it can be split and set up as two single beds) and a fabulous bathroom with murble buthtub. The property overlooks Borgo San Jacopo street, wich is truly told to be 'the street with the hidden towers'

For a glimpse of traditional ancient Florentine life and decor, book your stay in this incredible apartment and enjoy your unic trip in an extraordinary medioeval athmospere!

The apartment includes air-conditioning and heating system, free WiFi Internet connection.

You also will be able to enjoy a library and to consult many art and guide books about Florence and Tuscany during your stay.

SPECIAL AMENITY!!!

A PERSONAL DRIVER WILL TOUR YOU AROUND TUSCANY, TO FORTE DEI MARMI, SIENA, PORTOFINO OR WHENEVER YOU PREFER WHENEVER YOU WANT.

ENJOY YOUR WHOLE HOLIDAY AND MAKE IT SPECIALVISITING EXCLUSIVE LOCATIONS DURING YOUR STAY. BOOK A 5 DAYS OR A WEEK STAY AND EXPLORE THE SECRET BEAUTY OF ITALY!!!

Payment method: paypal or credit card

The deposit will not be refunded in case of cancellation less than 30 days in advance

To check in after 20:00 (8:00 p.m.) or check out before 07:30 a.m., you will be asked to pay 60 euros exrra

Additional Services Available: We would be happy to assist in arranging additional services to provide ease as well as enrich your stay in Florence. The following services can be coordinated, paid locally:

Pre-arrival grocery shopping

Customized tours, excursions and/or cooking classes

Mid-stay maid and laundry services

Keywords: Luxury trip back in the ancient tower

More Details

Owner
Beatrice
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

Amenities

Ponte Vecchio Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 260 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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THE TOWER ON THE RIVER + PERSONAL DRIVER, 30 mts by PONTE VECCHIO, DAILY TOURS
average rating of 4.6190476 based on 21 reviews
australia
5

5 stars tower

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 4 and we LOVED this place! Beatrice met us and showed us around and it was just like the photos, a real jump in the medioeval century!! The Tower is a BEAUTIFUL apartment just off the Old Bridge and steps from the main attractions. Lovely decorated living area, bedrooms and the stunning marble bathub in the bathroom!!!

It is something unbelivable and made us feel in a real ancient castle!!

Close to large supermarket, gelato shop, and great restaurants. Very walkable to all main sights. Even walked to train station for day trip to Pisa. Wonderful location since you walk everywhere. Apartment had great internet and air conditioning warm option. Would stay here again! Even the teenagers still talk about this fabulous apartment. Highly recommend to anybody who would really try the feeling with Italian history.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ruidoso, NM
5

Pointe Vecchio

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location and the apartment. It’s a great place for two people to enjoy Florence. Walking distance to everything you want to see and do in Florence.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy apartment, great location

  • 5 of 5

Beatrice's cozy apartment had everything we needed for a short two night stay in Florence. Clean, quiet, hot shower, comfy bed, and a Great location right by the Ponte Vecchio. Fun to stay on the "other side" of town, much less touristy! Close to a grocery store for supplies, as well as many terrific restaurants. We walked up to the nearby Bardini and Boboli Gardens for beautiful views of Florence, had a couple of fabulous dinners at quaint sidewalk restaurants, and spent a fun day riding Vespas in the gorgeous Tuscan countryside. Wish we could have spent more time in Florence! Beatrice met us there and was very informative and helpful in explaining the ins and outs of the apartment, as well as giving us some great recommendations. Highly recommended, thanks Beatrice!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Atmospheric Cosy apartment in a great Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a really enjoyable stay from 5th to 12th September.We loved the way Beatrice had decorated the apartment and providing you don't intend to do any cooking(which we didn't with so many excellent restaurants on the doorstep) the apartment is a comfortable romantic bolt hole for two. Everything went well with our stay and we were very happy. Thanks Beatrice.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and great hostess!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is mere steps from the old bridge and within walking distance of nearly everything you might want to see (Academy, Uffizi, Pitti Palace, Boboli Gardens). It gives you an old style feeling while In Florence.

Beatrice was great! She met us at the apartment and gave us great ideas of how to spend our limited time on Florence. (For a great view of the town, walk up the hill from the apt to Fort Belvedere....AMAZING!)

She was also very responsive when we pointed out a terrible smell that originated in the lower floors of the building, but which "crept" up the stairs. Opening the windows helped greatly.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Broken Arrow
5

Location and Charm!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed four nights in the Tower on the River apartment. Beatrice was waiting for us when we pulled up to check into the apartment.Even though we stayed in late May, the weather was quite warm and the air conditioning was wonderful to cool off after a hard day of sight seeing! We also appreciated leaving our windows closed with the air conditioning on at night. Even though it is a very busy street below we never heard any thing. The Wifi is great. That marble bathtub is HUGE. I tried to take a bath in it one night, but it took so long to fill up because it is so large that I gave up! We enjoyed the whole apartment. It is full of charming details which remind us why we love Florence!

There is a grocery store near by, the shops and restaurants in the area were all wonderful. We went to some of the ones Beatrice suggested and were always very happy with our experiences.

We will stay there again if we get the opportunity to return to Florence.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Amerigo Vespucci, Peretola
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Livorno
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Santa Maria Novella Train Station
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Forte dei Marmi
Car: not necessary

Both famous and local restaurants lounge bars, pubs and luxury shops are located on the street, all the main touristic spots are nearby 3 minutes walk from Pitti Palace, 30 meters from Ponte Vecchio, 2 minutes walk from Piazza Signoria, 1.5 minutes to the Uffizi Gallery and 4 minutes to the Duomo.

Wash/dry service down the street available at home on request

Several taxi stations and available down the street and at the corner with Ponte Vecchio

Underground parking available 10 meters from home (Garage lungarno).

Supermarket 50 meters open 7 days/week until 9 PM

Famous restaurant and trattorias offer the most exquisite traditional tuscan food!!

Located between two of the most renown bridges in Florence,

the Old Bridge (Ponte Vecchio) and Santa Trinita Bridge, The Tower offers its guests the chance to enjoy a unique stay in the very heart of this beautiful city,

Your stay will be more enjoyable in this unique combination of history and contemporary style,

in one of the most special areas of Florence.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $35.55
Final cleaning $80.58

Our rates are to be considered for 2 people, for a party of 3/4 people please contact us
The paypal transaction fee at the check in time is up to the guest
To check in after 20:00 (8:00 p.m.) or before 07:30 a.m., you will be asked to pay 50 euros exrra
Air condition is only available from june 1st to september 15th
Additional Services Available: We would be happy to assist in arranging additional services as well as enrich your stay in Florence.
The following services can be coordinated and paid locally:
Pre-arrival grocery shopping
Customized tours, excursions and/or cooking classes
Mid-stay maid and laundry services

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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