External Description:Located on the third floor, with elevator - or 79 steps to climb, of a building located on via dei Brunelleschi in front of the Hard Rock Café of Florence and just steps from the Duomo and Piazza Repubblica. The apartment is an ideal starting point to take advantage of everything the city can offer, history, culture, art but also shops and bars.
Internal Description:Spacious and cozy apartment (140 sqm) with 3 contemporary styled bedrooms, 3 complete bathrooms and it sleeps up to 8 people. The apartment has a well-equipped kitchen with dining table for 8 people, and a living room with antoher dining table, comfortable sofas and TV. The first door on the left of the corridor leads to the first double bedroom (160cm mattress- not splittable) and ensuite bathroom complete with shower. The second door of the corridor is the second bedroom that has a double bed (160cm mattress - not splittable) and a single bed (90cm mattress). Going back to the corridor there is the second full bathroom with shower. The third bedroom is located at the bottom of the corridor, and here you will find 3 single beds (90cm mattresses - not joinable). At the end of the corridor there is also the third bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub. The apartment also has a small inner courtyard equipped as laundry area with sink and washing machine.
Independent heating.Air conditioning: in the kitchen and all bedrooms.
Pricing Information:Included in the price: Utilities included up to €70.00 (for stays up to 30 days), final cleaning, towels and sheets provided, condominium fees, and agency fees. Not included in the price: Tourist tax of €3 per person (over the age of 12) per night, for the first 7 nights (for information regarding exemptions and reductions, see our F.A.Q. page), utilities of water, electricity, and gas (for rentals over 30 days) if exceeding €70.00; fee for registering the contract (which in accordance to Italian law must be written in Italian), for rentals over 30 days, equal to 1% of the total rental price (with a minimum fee of € 33.50) plus tax stamps.
Security Deposit:All clients staying up to 14 days will have to grant 300,00€ as deposit with a valid credit card, while for stays between 14 days and 60 days the guests will have to grant 1000,00€ as deposit with a valid credit card (prepaid cards are not accepted). For rentals over 60 days special conditions apply.
Area:The apartment is located within the Duomo district in Florence’s historic city centre. The Duomo area constitutes the very heart of Florence and the area takes its name from Brunelleschi’s magnificent dome on the wonderful Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral. The Duomo neighbourhood offers an array of beautiful historical buildings and superb piazzas including the Mercato di San Lorenzo, the Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Repubblica, famous for its attractive cafes, patisserie shops, live music, street performers, and caricature artists. Furthermore, the area is surrounded by the city’s main cultural attractions, notably Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio, the Bargello Palace, and Casa Buonarroti, the former home of Michelangelo, not to mention the Uffizi Gallery and the museum dedicated to the city’s cathedral 'Museo dell'Opera del Duomo.' The area also has much to offer in terms of fine dining and exclusive boutique shopping. The top Italian fashion houses are located along Via Tornabuoni, Via Calzaiuoli, and Via del Corso and include the famous names of Salvatore Ferragamo, Armani, Versace, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Tiffany & Co. and many more. For those choosing an apartment in this area, the Duomo quarter also offers several delicatessens otherwise known as 'alimentari,' supermarkets, laundromats, and gift shops as well as being adequately served by local public transportation.
Public transportLink for the public bus service in Florence: www.ataf.net Link for the national train network in Italy: www.trenitalia.it
ParkingFlorence city centre is a ZTL zone which means a 'limited traffic zone' and therefore special rules apply to when you can enter this area. This particular apartment is in fact located within the ZTL zone so this means that if you are thinking of coming to Florence by car and wish to drive around and park, then you will need to pay special attention to the road signs, CCTV cameras and access cameras (they will show either a red/green light) in order to avoid receiving fines. Guests who need to travel within the ZTL zone by car to reach their apartment are advised to contact one of the private garages in the centre (the one nearest the apartment you are staying in) and obtain a temporary access permit. Upon arrival at the garage, guests must specify they need access for the ZTL and the garage will then note the vehicle’s number plate and forward it to the appropriate police headquarters.
This property for rent is not a hotel, agritourism, B&B or similar, and therefore by law, extra services similar to those you may find in these types of accommodations, such as a reception, concierge or security, receiving mail, provision of meals and drinks, cleaning and change of linen during your stay, and amenity kits with soaps etc. are strictly prohibited.
APE energy certification level: F 201,54 kWh/m2 per year