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Suite 1 - A breathtaking view on Ponte Vecchio

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 527 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom with spectacular view on Ponte Vecchio

The Suite 1 apartment is located in a wonderful historical building dating back to seventeenth century located on the Lungarno Archibusieri, between Ponte Vecchio and The Uffizi Museum. The view from the panoramical windows, overlooking both the Ponte Vecchio and the Vasarian corridor, will mesmerise you.

As will the location, perfect for starting your discovery of Florence from its very heart.

Newly renovated, the apartment has a surface of 48 squared meters and composes itself of a living room with American kitchen, a bedroom with double bed and wardrobe, and a modern bathroom. The living room's sofa can host in addition two guest, with its 140x200 cm openable bed.

The tasteful design of the interiors has been thought to respect the structure of the apartment, but also to offer its guest the most comfortable experience possible.

Thus in the apartment you will find a Satellite TV with DVD player, air conditioning, central heating, washing machine and ironing equipment, hair dryer, water boiler, dish washer, toaster and a fully equipped kitchen.

Of course, all linen and towels are included, as is a weekly cleaning service that will provide you with fresh linen and towels.

On request, extra cleaning can be arranged for our guests.

More Details

Property Manager
Marusca
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Marusca

I'm 53 years old, working in real estate since 15 years in Florence, I have the company with my daughter Marta!

We really love to know people from all over the word.

Marusca purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Marusca chose San Giovanni

We choose this apartment because is very cosy and comfortable. In a unique location!

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment has a spectacular views on the River Arno, Vasarian Corridor, Ponte Vecchio and the hills in front!

This is a very exclusive location to discover Florence.

Amenities

San Giovanni Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 527 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 1 large bedroom with queen bed and cabinet with safe.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Reviews

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Suite 1 - A breathtaking view on Ponte Vecchio
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
Newton Kansas
5

Perfect apartment and perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. Perfect location and great apartment. Marusca was a wonderful hostess and the view is breathtaking.. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liz and Robert, are very charming couple, they are the perfect guest everybody dream to host. Robert arrived with very special present for me, some old post card with the Ponte Vecchio bridge, they are unqiue someone pictures were done before the second war. Thank you very mcuh to stay in my apartment, all the best Marusca
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5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

We checked into our apartment without any problems. The owner was easy to keep in contact with via phone calls and text messages as we arrived in Florence. The apartment was very clean and tidy. Plenty of supplies and plenty of room for our family of four. What a beautiful view from the front windows of the Arno River and right next to the Ponte Vecchio Bridge. Our apartment owner was extremely helpful with guidance on where to eat, shop and site see. There was plenty of supplies also in the kitchen. We definitely recommend this historic apartment in Florence. Enjoy it as much as we did. We hope to be back.....minus our kids ;)

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Location, location, location; View, view, view.

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't ask for a better location or view - directly on the Arno with views of the Ponte Vecchio and hills on opposite side of river. Go out front door and bridge is 1 minute to right and Uffizi 1 minute to left. Galileo museum is 2 minutes and Duomo is 10 minutes away. Excellent supermarket (Conads) is just over bridge to left, less than 5 minutes away. At least 3 gelaterias within a few minutes. We had 2 excellent dinners at Osteria del Cinghiale Bianco - 1st street on right over the bridge. Try the pappardelle with boar sauce or the gnocchi with shrimp.

Other observations and suggestions: (1) Check out the central market for dozens of food stalls; approx. 15 minute walk from apartment; just north of Duomo; great for picnic items but probably too far to haul a major shopping trip; (2) Definitely take the half hour walk across the river using next bridge to left and up the hill to Piazzacelle Michaelangelo and one of the oldest churches in Florence. Great views of the city; (3) The apartment is larger than a hotel room but not huge; ideal for 2 people but probably tight for four. Many stairs to 5th floor but building has a very small but reliable elevator. Apartment overlooks street with much vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Expect street noise with windows open but near silence with windows closed; (4) Train station is an easy 15 minute walk without luggage but narrow streets and cobblestone sidewalks may make hauling luggage more of a chore than all but youngest and fittest travelers want. No problem because there is a taxi stand 1 minute to right from apartment; 10 euros fare to station; (5) Guide books recommend reservations for Ufizzi but it is so close to apartment that we walked over just before opening at 8am and got right in; (6) Property manager Marusca was available and immediately responsive. When we encountered a minor problem with accordian style shower door coming off track, we called Marusca and a maintenance worker appeared within minutes. Also, because the apartment was vacant the day before our arrival, Marusca graciously accomodated our request for an early check in.

We have traveled throughout the world ( Spain, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, the Caribbean) but this is the first time we used VRBO / Homeaway. In addition to Florence we stayed with VRBO in Massa Lubrense (near Sorrento) and Lucca. All 3 accommodations met or exceeded our expectations. Give it a try.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best view , location with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

Marcusa is a lovely , responsive , flexible and informative host. The apartment view up and down the Arno is spectacular. Close to everything but high up enough (with elevator) to feel like a respite from crowds. Well equipped, pleasingly decorated, spacious for us two. Loved having a clothes washer. I would be very happy to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palo Alto, CA, United States
5

Wonderful view, really nice apartment

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful view of the Ponte Vecchio, and walking distance to all of the major sites. A nice escape from the bustling and busy streets of Florence. The apartment was spacious and decorated tastefully, with a nice kitchen and table/lounge area, bathroom, and bedroom. Felt relaxed and comfortable staying here. Marusca was so nice and easy to communicate with. She gave us great recommendations for food and drink in the area which was so helpful! 5 stars from me!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waukesha, WI
4

The property location was as stated right near the Ponte Vecchio and lots of sights and activities .

  • 4 of 5

The apartment worked out well. Great location, comfortable bed, air conditioning ( I was surprised to need it in Oct). Etc. Minor problems with lights and no internet access lowered my rating.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Florence Airport
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Ponte Vecchio
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Golf Ugolino
Nearest Train
900 Metres
Santa Maria Novella Station
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
A1
Nearest Restaurant
5 Metres
Trattoria Ponte Vecchio
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
FORTE DEI MARMI
Car: not necessary

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Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $36.86
Tax Rate 55.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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