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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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 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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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 ...
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

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(114 traveler reviews)

The Florian Apartment give you the feeling to touch the Duomo
average rating of 4.9561405 based on 119 reviews
Amherst, NH, USA
5

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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Chicago, Illinois
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The apt is extremely clean, comfortable, and in a perfect location. It seemed like we never walked more than 15 min whether we were walking to see David, the river, or one of the fabulous restaurants. And after a fabulous day, the apt offers a comfy bed in the quietest, darkest room we've slept in...even had AC! Luca was a wonderful host and we hope to some day return to this amazing city.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bloomington, IN USA
5

Wonderful view, great location!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment has the best view of the Duomo it,s possible to have. It's beautifully decorated, comfortable, and, thanks to double glazing, quiet. And if you like to hear music and street sounds, all you have to do is open a window.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing location

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Nice apartment, very clean. Comfortable beds. Small balcony. There was a coffee maker, but we would have liked a kettle as well, it was a bit of a pain boiling water for tea. There was a lot of noise from the street below when the windows were open.

Overall we had a very good stay and would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Luca was great. You can tell he takes great pride in his rental unit. For us, it was the perfect location. It's a 10 minute walk from the train station. Right in the heart of the city. The pictures don't lie. You feel like you can almost touch the Duomo from the apartment. Clean, quiet and comfortable. No better place to stay in Florence. Thanks Luca.

Rozalyn & James

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing upscale location across the street from the Duomo. Luca the host was extremely helpful.

  • 5 of 5

Luca's Florian Duomo apartment was a highlight of our Italian vacation. It has very high quality appointments in a great location with views dominated by the world famous Duomo. String music wafts up from the street below. Luca grew up in the apartment and shared his inside local knowledge of the best restaurants and sights. He even helped us find a taxi at the end and escorted us to the pickup location.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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

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Rates & Availability

Duomo Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High season
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$136
$872
$2,724
 
 
Low season
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$120
$763
$2,397
 
 
High season
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
$136
$872
$2,724
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$136
$872
$2,724
 

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 kw (avarege price per week euros 10 in winter, 25 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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