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Sant' Egidio is 5 mins from the Dome. On the ground floor with WI.FI and Air Con

Sant' Ambrogio, Florence, Italy
  • Apartment538 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps3
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

Ground Floor Apartment in the heart of Florence

Sant' Egidio apartment is located of the ground floor of a 19th C. building and easily accomodates 3 adults (1 is sofa bed). Is a very quiet apartment since orientated to an internal court.

There are 3 stairs to enter the apartment.

The apartment is in typical Tuscan style with beams and joists. Holds 1 large master bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower, 1 kitchenette with oven, microwave, dishwasher, electric kettle, toaster, smoother and small little lounge with flat LED TV and sofa bed. In both bedroom and lounge air conditioning is available. Internet WI-FI connection is free and available together with washing machine.

Cot available free of charge on request.


Mirta Palmidoro & Francesco Manzini

Member Since 2015
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 20, 2018
About Mirta Palmidoro & Francesco Manzini

Half Italian/half British I have been travelling and living overseas for 12 years where was working in the tourist field. After all this travel decided to return to Italy where I have met my husband and changed job. Have been living in Florence with my family for the past 7 years and decided to return to my original 'passion' and accomodate travellers in our apartment in Sant' Egidio. Looking forward to meet you I will be answering your queries within 24 hrs.

Mirta Palmidoro & Francesco Manzini purchased this Apartment in 2011

Why Mirta Palmidoro & Francesco Manzini chose Sant' Ambrogio

My husband and I were looking as an investment a flat which was in the heart of Florence, in an ancient building and we fell in love with the beams and joists of this flat which are thypical of the Florentine style. This is also the reason why we tried to give Sant' Egidio a warm touch mantaining a very relaxing atmosphere.

What makes this Apartment unique

For us Sant' Egidio is unique because of its atmosphere, because of its location and for all love and attention to details we put into it.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
        • Very confortable, holds air conditioning, gives to a quiet internal court


        • 1 Bathroom
          • With shower, wc and bidet. Air dryer is available

          Location Type

            • Downtown
              5 Mins from the Dome of Florence


                • Romantic
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Air Conditioning
                          Available in bedroom and lounge
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                          Autonomous heating available
                        • Internet
                          in the appartment there is wireless free of charge.
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Linens Provided
                          Bed sheets, pillows as pillow cases are available.
                        • Parking
                          We have a frame agreement with a car parking. Its price is not included but should you be interested we will be pleased to check and confirm availability for you
                        • Towels Provided
                          Bathroom and kitchen towels are available on arrival.
                        • Washing Machine
                          Available together with soaps


                            • Coffee Maker
                              The italian moka is available & Nespresso coffee machine ready for use in the bedrooom
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                              Everything is available for 4. Both 'everyday plates' togheter with 'special occasion set'
                            • Dishwasher
                              Capsules and soaps are available in the flat.
                            • Kitchen
                              In our kitchenette are available dish washer, microwave, fridge and freezer, electrical kettle, toaster, smoother together with full sets of pans, plates and cutlery for 4.
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                              We provide extra vergine olive oil as complimentary from our own production we have in the country side together with honey from our bees, sugar, coffee, salt, pepper and water on arrival
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Child's Highchair
                                • Dining
                                  Air conditioning is available in the dining area with flat tv; this is adjoining with the kitchnette. Child seat on request
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 4 people


                                    • Books
                                      Few Florentines books are available
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                    • Television
                                      Flat TV
                                    • Toys
                                      On request can be available for infants up to 3 years old


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • limited accessibility
                                          Please note there are 3 stairs to enter the flat.


                                            • botanical garden
                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • library
                                            • live theater
                                            • museums
                                            • playground
                                            • restaurants
                                            • synagogues
                                            • winery tours

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • antiquing
                                                • photography
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • Babysitter
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • cycling


                                                            • Wi Fi available and free of charge

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              53 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Great apartment in a great city!

                                                              Nick B.

                                                              This is a very quiet apartment. I specifically chose it because of the fact that I’m a light sleeper, and I’m glad I did. It is very well equipped, with plenty of closet space, and we were very comfortable during all aspects of our stay. I will definitely stay here again!

                                                              Perfectly located, charming and well-equipped apartment

                                                              Irene N.Las Vegas, Nevada USA

                                                              This apartment is ideally located for sightseeing or "living like a local." There are markets and restaurants nearby, and everything you would want to see in central Florence is conveniently located. The apartment is well-furnished, well equipped, and spacious and comfortable. The bedroom is quiet, with a comfortable bed and pillows. The kitchen has everything you need for cooking and eating in, and the free Wi-Fi is a bonus. There is an excellent guidebook with instructions on how to use everything. The only thing missing is instrurction on where to leave the trash at the end of the visit. The owners were responsive and accommodating during the reservation process, and provided excellent communication throughout. The check in and check out process were very simple. I loved my experience in Florence and with this apartment, and I will definitely be back in the future!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Dear Irene,

                                                              thank you for your kind words. We feel so happy when we manage to achieve happiness for our customers. Hope to see you again.

                                                              Take care

                                                              Mirta & Francesco

                                                              Great apartment

                                                              chris h.Nashville, Tn

                                                              Enjoyed our stay here. What everyone else has said is true. Gracious host, good location, all the amenities.

                                                              Location, Location, Location!

                                                              Christine U.

                                                              This lovely apartment is perfectly placed for easy access by walking to most sites but is quiet and residential. Comfortable, attractive and sparkling clean this place quickly feels like home! The Conad market nearby is a great resource and gelato is just a block away. We greatly enjoyed our stay!

                                                              Very clean; responsive owners but would not choose to stay again.

                                                              Karla D.

                                                              First, let me say the owners of this apartment are responsive and the gentleman who met us on their behalf was just that--a gentleman! I thought about this review a few days before submitting, because I want to be fair to both the owners and those making travel decisions and I recognize the importance of these reviews for all involved. The apartment was spotlessly clean, and the owners left fresh fruit and snacks for guests. The bed is sufficient but probably nearing the end of its life; the pillows are definitely in need of replacement. The shower is very small but very clean. The most disconcerting part of our stay was what appeared to be a sewer like odor that was quite strong when entering the interior foyer outside the unit from the street. It really bothered me. Let me underscore this is a result of no fault of the owners in my opinion---but it is part of the "experience". In short, I would not stay here again for this reason. Finally, for those for whom a "light and airy" accommodation is important with respect to choosing a place to stay, this unit would not be satisfactory, in my opinion. While the unit is centrally located to Duomo, etc., it is also up the street from a hospital and sirens happen.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Dear Karla,

                                                              as you said you have been taking some time before advertising your review and also for us... it took some time to be sure we could answer in, what we think, could be me most sincere opinion on it.

                                                              We received hundreds reviews 5 stars on different portal where we are available.

                                                              Regarding Damiano, he is our representative and you confirm he is a gentleman. If you want something different next time you should ask and we will be happy to meet your needs.

                                                              The bed is big size and we received several review that it’s comfortable with eight pillow with pillowcase. We received a review just few days before yours.

                                                              We didn’t put any picture and didn’t any publicity of the little court because the windows food shop, near the apartment, give to the court and you can smell garlic, oil or other food odor in the court.

                                                              There is the hospital few meters near the apartment and it is possible to hear the sirens like in the all city center. Florence center is not so big. In any case the bedroom windows give to an internal court without any noise.

                                                              Thank you for confirming the apartment is well cleaned, well located and gift present is appreciated.

                                                              All of this is just to give our opinion to our future guests in the hope is just seen both yours and ours as different points of view.

                                                              Take care

                                                              Mirta & Francesco.

                                                              Bel appartement près du coeur historique de Florence

                                                              Bernard B.Laval

                                                              Nous avons passé une semaine dans ce bel appartement très bien situé au coeur de Florence. Situé au rez-de-chaussé et très facile d'accès, il est très bien équipé et dispose de tout le confort moderne. Les propriétaires sont sympatiques tout comme le cadeau d'accueil à notre arrivée.

                                                              Les photos du site sont fidèles à l'état de l'appartement.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Dear Bernard and Danielle,

                                                              was a pleasure meeting you especially hosting you at your first visit back to Italy after... if I am not wrong 30 years :) ?

                                                              Take care and don't wait too long to come and visit us

                                                              Mirta & Francesco


                                                              Sant' Ambrogio, Florence, Italy

                                                              The street of Sant' Egidio follows the shape of the walls of the fifth circle, that of Dante's time, it owes its name to the church of Sant'Egidio. The side of the street is dominated by high walls without windows of the former convent of the Oblate, which now belongs to the City of Florence and holds various institutions: a library, two museums and archives. The old chapel, with gabled façade is still visible in front of the forecourt of the hospital. Our apartment Is located in the heart of Florence: 400 mt from Dome, 370 mt from Santa Croce Church which is a prestigious symbol of Florence, the meeting place of the greatest artists, theologians, religious scholars, humanists and politicians, who determined, in good times and bad times, the identity of the city's late-medieval and Renaissance art. It is also 500 mt from the Chruch and Market of Sant'Ambrogio, where every day for the past 100 years the locals have been going for their veggies, cheeses, meats and, most of all... to meet and greet Thanks to its location is recommended to walk everywhere but should you need to use the local bus service the nearest bus stop is in front of the apartment. Also few car parkings are available at extra charge (The Oriuolo Garage is also just in front of the apartment) and which will allow you to enter the Limited Traffic Zone (LTZ). Should you wish to contact them pls find below the addresses: GARAGE ORIUOLO 44/R, V. Oriuolo - 50122 Firenze (FI) tel: 055 2260128 - fax: 055 2639658 GARAGE FIESOLANA 5r, V. Fiesolana - 50121 Firenze (FI) tel: 055 2466556 - fax: 055 2466556 Should you arrive by Train the closest train station is Santa Maria Novella which is 1 km distance while the Airport of Florence is 6 km distance

                                                              Rates & Availability

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                                                              Cleaning Fee

                                                              Additional 10.00 € are charged for the third person per night. Smoking not allowed

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