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The Florian Apartment give you the feeling to touch the Duomo

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 480 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

The apartment 'Florian' is situated in Piazza del Duomo in the heart of Florence’s historical centre, on the 4th level ( no lift ) of a prestigious XVI century palace that once belonged to the Ghiberti family, one of Florence’s most important historical families, with easy steps well worth the journey. Assistance is provided to help with luggage upon arrival

From October 25 2009, Piazza del Duomo is a pedestrian area with all the advantages that an area like that can offer

Spending time in my apartment is to be accompanied by the shadow of the magnificent dome of Brunelleschi, the grandeur of Giotto’s belltower and the splendour of Vasari’s frescos, in an unforgettable dream that Florence will dream with you and bring you great joy and an even greater desire to return.

Florian directly faces the Duomo, giving you the sensation that you could reach out and touch its magnificent green and white marble facade. The apartment has been completely restored in Florentine style, but with all modern comforts.

Florian is a romantic and welcoming apartment comprising: a cosy living room with a comfortable sofa bed (120 by 195), a small and fully-equipped kitchen with a balcony that offers a charming view of Florence, a bedroom with two single beds (85 by 200) that can be transformed into a double bed. A small entrance hall with a splendid view of the Duomo and one modern bathroom with shower complete the description of the apartment.

All modern comforts are provided: air conditioning, LCD TV, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave oven, american coffee, WiFI internet dsl no cable, air conditioning, safe, security door and intercom.

FINAL CLEANING: Euros 50 upon arrival ( check-in ).

STAY TAX

The city of Florence has decided to extend the “Stay tax” (introduced in 2011) also to private rentals (on top of Hotels, B&B and so on..)

The tax is 2.50 EURO PER NIGHT/EACH GUEST for a max of 7 nights ( see my rental agreement for more info ).

If you need more bedrooms or have a larger group (max 7 people), please see my adjoining apartment at VRBO Property number 68449 / Homeaway 68449ha

Keywords: Apartment, , great view, new, elegant,one level,

panoramic views,rooftop,Duomo, modern kitchen,4 star

More Details

Owner
Luca
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Luca

My name is Luca and I was born in this magnificent palace in front of the Duomo and now with pleasure I propose my apartment for those who are attracted by the beauty of Florence and its history.

Luca purchased this apartment in 1810

Why Luca chose Florence

The entire top floor of the building belonged to my family for over 200 years

What makes this apartment unique

The best location in the Florence’s historical centre

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great location! Easy to reach everywhere. Apartment is cute and clean. Although it was first time to visit frolence, I was so comfortable. Because of Luca who was owner of this apartment. He was so nice and friendy. I will stay Luca's apartment when I visit there again. Luca, sorry for taking a time to leave the comment. I love your apartment!!
Jun 2008
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Map

Il Duomo of Florence
"One of the most beautiful cathedral around the world - Santa Maria del Fiore - Few steps fro..."
Ponte Vecchio
"Amazing Ponte Vecchio "
Uffizi Gallery
"What else?"
Piazza della Signoria
"This unique square with the Palazzo vecchio and Loggia dei Lanzi"
Palazzo Vecchio
"Palazzo Vecchio located in Piazza della Signoria, with its magnificent Salone del 500 decora..."
Pitti Palace
"Pitti Palace was the residence of the Medici family. Inside there are museums and the magnif..."
Loggia dei Lanzi
"The Loggia dei Lanzi is located in Piazza della Signoria. The statues inside are so beautifu..."
Bargello Museum
"It was the first government building in Florence"
St. John's Baptistery
"Don't miss the Gates of Paradise made by Lorenzo Ghiberti"
Basilica di San Lorenzo
"Full of works of art inside"
Sant'Ambrogio
"The best place with the Mercato Centrale for fruits and vegetables is the Mercato di Sant'Am..."
Chiesa di Santa Croce
Accademia Gallery
"The David of Michelangelo. "
Nearest Airport
7.45 Miles
aeroporto di Firenze Galileo Galilei
Nearest Ferry
56 Miles
Livorno
Nearest Golf
9.5 Miles
Ugolino Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.75 Miles
Stazione SMN
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Firenze Sud
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Abetone
Nearest Beach
55 Miles
Versilia
Nearest Point of Interest
Duomo Flat - Florian
Nearest Point of Interest
Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore
Nearest Point of Interest
Gates of Paradise
Nearest Point of Interest
Giotto's Bell
Nearest Point of Interest
Museo del Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore
Nearest Point of Interest
Accademia Museum
Car: not necessary

Nearby Facilities, Florian apartment is situated in the historical heart of Florence and all the museums, art galleries and monuments are few minutes on foot. Tours of the Cupola, the Roof, and the Campanile of the Duomo are within 50 meters of the apartment. There are also banks, post offices, an hospital, chemistries, supermarkets, shops, live theater and cinemas

Amenities

Duomo Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is well designed with a window .You have a very confortable shower, bidet, hair-dryer and hair-straightener.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • King size bed (1) or two single beds on request, Baby Cribs (1), A sofa bed (1) with a high quality Italian design, Baby Cribs on request (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Windows in front of the Duomo, LCD TV, american coffee machine, Safe, Security door and intercom

Reviews

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Florian Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location with in walking distance to all classic Florentine venues. Quiet building with easy access to buses to anywhere. Many breakfast outlets and restaurants closeby. The Duomo bells are silent at night. Nightlife at outdoor cafe on next block goes until late, ear plugs a good option if light sleeper. Remember that ground is floor 1! So a 4th floor walk up is really the fifth floor. Stairs are easy, well lit. Worth the climb! Friendly and helpful owner who speaks English. We will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2007
  • Stayed: Mar 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dears, thank you for your comment. I try to do my best. I hope to meet you again in Florence next future. Ciao Luca
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Perfect apartment

  • 5 of 5

You couldn't ask for a better host- apartment- location. It was PERFECT!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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PERFECT Location! Gorgeous Apartment! HIghly Recommend!

  • 5 of 5

If you are booking in Florence for two people, this place is a must! Literally right outside the Duomo. In the most perfect location. Luca is an awesome host. There is a grocery store right around the corner, and plenty of amazing restaurants and coffee shops just steps from the front door. The furniture is in good shape and the apartment was clean and very comfortable. We will book this location again!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is fantastic. It's literally right next to Il Duomo. It has everything you need, to include a refrigerator that actually keeps things cold. There are soundproof windows in the bedroom that also blackout the room so you can sleep in. They also help keep the room cool without the AC being on.

It was great doing business with Luca. He made things simple and provided lots of useful information, going so far as to draw me a map to show where a few places were in the neighborhood. If I get the chance to go back to Florence, I will definitely do my best to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning view!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this apartment for six nights in August and really enjoyed our stay. The apartment was spotless and had everything we needed. The bedroom was a good size with a comfortable bed. The apartment had three air conditioners allowing us to customize the temperature throughout the apartment. Luca met us at the apartment and gave us plenty of information to enhance our vacation in Florence. We would highly recommend this apartment and would stay again in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view, prime location, and an extraordinary host

  • 5 of 5

Luca (host) was the one of the highlights of our trip, he was very friendly inviting and took time to explain every aspect of the apartment. The location immediately next to the Duomo was convenient and made access to other Florence tourist features quite simple. Additionally, the apartment was immaculate and all features were as described. We would strongly recommend this location.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Rental price per property and up to 3 pax.

Please take note that the rates do not include electricity and final cleaning.

Electricity Euros 0,40 x KiloWatt hour (avarege price per week euros 10 in winter, 30 euros in summer)

Winter season: Heating included in the rental price.

Final cleaning Euros 50 upon arrival

Stay Tax: 2.50 euros per person per night for a max of 7 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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