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Tuscan Charm, Quiet, All Comforts, Near Ponte Vecchio

Oltrarno, Florence, Italy
  • Apartment
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

This large apartment (105 sq.m., 1150 sq.f.) near Palazzo Pitti and Ponte Vecchio is on the second (and top) floor of a two-storey 15th century building once home to the "Forni Reali" (Royal Bakery) where the De Medici had their bread cooked. Completely renovated in 2001, it now offers all modern comforts (see the list of amenities below).

The apartment entrance is on a pedestrian-only street, with the three bedrooms facing two quiet inner yards with trees and a water fountain. Palazzo Pitti and Ponte Vecchio are just one minute away, while in 5-10 minutes you can walk to the Duomo and Piazza della Signoria.

The large living-dining area has terra cotta floors, 15th century wood beams and a large chestnut Tuscan-style dining table sitting 8 people comfortably. The modern and spacious eat-in kitchen with beech cabinets and a breakfast/bar counter is fully equipped and offers over 5 meters (15 ft) of stone and stainless steel counter space for food preparation.

The office area has a large desk, ceiling lights, and all office equipment is available upon request.

The large bedroom features a king size bed. The medium bedroom has one elevated bed and two single beds that can be joined together into a queen size bed. The small cozy bedroom has a single size. All bedrooms have hardwood floor, except for the smallest one which has terra-cotta floors. Two additional people can be accomodated in the sofa bed in the living room.

The large bathroom has cherry cabinets, hardwood floors and a modern shower stall and water jets for massage. Note that there is no tub in the apartment. The other bathroom is small but has its own shower.

Two sky-lights, eight windows and several wall and ceiling lamps provide ample illuminations to every point in the apartment at any hour. All windows have screens.

Parking available at a nearby garage (100m away).

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Calendar last updated:
Apr 11, 2018


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


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
        • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)


        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, shower


            • Family
            • Historic
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Covered Parking
                    • Garage
                      on request - not included in the rent
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Broadband Access
                    • Living Room
                    • Mobile Phone
                    • Parking
                      on request - not included in the rent
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 8 people


                                • Books
                                • DVD Player
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                • VCR


                                    • Bicycles


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • jetted tub


                                                • arboretum
                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • festivals
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • restaurants
                                                • synagogues

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

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


                                                            • Air Conditioning (cool and warm), single heating, screened windows, All kitchen utensils, microwave oven, electric oven, semi-professional gas range, good-size fridge with freezer, coffee maker, toaster, Washer (no dryer, but there is plenty of space to hang cloths), stereo, cordless phone, high-speed internet (DSL), shower stall with water jets, all linens provided, cleaning service available, Nearest garage is 1 minute away. NOTE. The following MUST be requested when the reservation is made: parking.

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 1:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:30 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              122 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Fantastic location and amenities

                                                              Michelle C.Austria Italy France Greece Japan Indonesia USA UK

                                                              We loved our stay in this fantastic 3 bed apartment. Location is perfect to all sights and a huge choice of restaurants in the heart of Santo Spirito. The apartment has all facilities and is very comfortable.

                                                              Clean and conveniently located

                                                              Kerri G.

                                                              The flat was clean, had all the amenities, and was located in a great part of Firenze. We loved that we weren't in the heavy tourist area, but could get to everything within a 5-10 minute walk. We were very pleased with the response of the staff when one of the air conditioners malfunctioned. Veronica gave us a city map with some great suggestions for places to visit and eat. Our visit to Firenze was made all the more memorable because of the clean and comfortable flat we returned to each night after touring the city.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you! So glad to hear apartment made the difference! See you next time!

                                                              Fantastic apartment

                                                              Tricia H.

                                                              Everything is exactly like the photos. Our family of 5, including 3 teens had a great stay in the apartment. Air conditioning worked well in the two bedrooms and the living room unit did a good job of keeping the third bedroom cool. Walking distance to everything we wanted to see and just a couple of blocks from the Ponte Vecchio. Gelato and a bar steps from the front door and great restaurants/cafes only minutes away. Francesca and Veronica were great to work with and we loved the tour guide they connected us with, Letizia. We had a terrific tour of the Uffizi with her. We didn't use the kitchen but did use the washing machine and it was fine. Everyone loved the apartment and we would definitely stay again.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you for your review! The team is happy to have helped making your stay special! Until next, all the best!

                                                              Nice and quite

                                                              Alvaro S.

                                                              A nice big apartment located in front of a small square, near a famous gellateria and two wonderful trattorias. It is completely equipped with all the amenities. It is close to Pitti Palace and Pontevecchio, but far enough to avoid the noise. Market at less than three squares. Parking lot arranged by the host at few meters. Francesca was very nice.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you Alvaro! We are very happy you appreciated the location, the authenticity of the apartment's neighborhood and the helpfulness of our greeter. We are honored to have welcomed your family and helped making your stay comfortable and easy. See you next time!

                                                              Tuscan charm and peaceful home

                                                              Anne Marie M.

                                                              Location was close to the sights but in a neighborhood lane that gave a flavor of living in Florence. The flat was comfortable for 4 adults and two teenagers. Kitchen was well equipped with a pizza place on the piazza, wine store and tasting bar down the lane and good restaurants and caffe bars nearby. Apt very comfortable and cooled down with the air conditioners even durng a very hot spell this summer. We didn't use the 2nd shower which was a space saver combo, only because we tended to space them out easily without it. Would love to stay again for our next visit!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you for your review! Glad you love the spacious and equipped apartment. Let us know when you come back, we will be happy to have you again! Best,

                                                              Light, spacious, and comfortable!

                                                              Susan P.

                                                              We really enjoyed our stay here. It was clean, spacious, and in a great location. It was so nice to return to a cool home after a hot day of walking around and seeing the sights. The arrangement with cash payment and the checking of the meter were not ideal, yet it all worked out fine. The main bedroom could use a mirror. We worked with Veronica, who was very accommodating, friendly, and helpful.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you for taking time reviewing the apartment. I'm very happy to hear you had a great stay! Also, your inputs are very useful. We will work to ensure the apartment has all guests need and that the whole process is as smooth and easy as possible. You are always welcome again in Florence! All the best


                                                              Oltrarno, Florence, Italy

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                                                              122 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.9/5
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