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Property Details

Sleeps:
4 - 6
Single Bedrooms:
0
Double Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
2
Type:
Apartment
Property #:
21257
Nearest Town:
Santa Croce

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Beautiful Florence Apartment for a Family

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About The Experience
Located in a historic square near many important cultural sites in Florence, this lovely first-floor apartment is a comfortable city retreat for a family with children or teens. Equipped with modern conveniences yet filled with Italian charm, the apartment is within walking distance to the famous Church of Santa Croce, the Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio and much more.
Location Description

The apartment is located in Piazza dei Peruzzi, an ancient square in the center of Florence that is bustling with restaurants, coffee shops, internet cafes, mini markets, theatres, a cinema and much more. The nearest restaurants (and pubs), Francesco Vini and Kome, are 5 meters away. The apartment is within walking distance to major sites such as Santa Croce (less than 100 m away), Piazza Duomo, Galleria degli Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, The Santa Maria Novella train station is a 10- to 15-minute walk away, and the Peretola International Airport is approximately 20 minutes away by car.

Viareggio (Nearest Beach): 95 km/59 mi
Livorno (Nearest Ferry): 95 km/95 mi
Florence Airport (Peretola): 11 km/7 mi
A-1 Florence South (Nearest Autostrada): 2 km/1.25 mi
Santa Maria Novella (Nearest Train Station): 1.5 km/1 mi
Exterior Description
The apartment is located on the first floor of an historic 13th-century building with a staircase, in front of an ancient Roman theatre (the first Roman construction in Florence). Parking is available about 350 meters from the apartment, in Via Ghibellina, for approximately 35 Euros per day. Please Note: Driving and parking in Florence is very difficult.
Interior Description
(95 m2/ 1,023 ft2)

First Floor: There is an open and airy living room with a sofa, two armchairs, flat-screen TV, DVD player and DVD library. The open dining area has a table for 6, and the kitchen is equipped with a stove, oven, dishwasher, toaster, French press and an Italian stove-top coffee maker. There is a master bedroom with a queen-size canopy bed (160 cm), a Jacuzzi bathtub, double sinks, and an ensuite bathroom with a shower, toilet, bidet and hairdryer. There is also a closet with a washing machine and clothes dryer.

Second Floor: There are two sleeping areas: a bedroom and a loft over the living room. The bedroom has two single beds (90 cm each), and the loft has a queen-size canopy bed (160 cm). There is also a second bathroom with a shower, sink, toilet, bidet and hairdryer.

Features Description

Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.

  • Housekeeping: Upon request in advance, 15 Euros per hour

Features and Amenities

  • In City
  • DVD player
  • TV - Local Channels Only
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning - Whole House
  • Heating - Whole House
  • High Chair
  • Cook Service - Not Available
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly 3 Nights       Min
Stay
Nov-01-2017 - Dec-21-2017 $2,101 $946 3 night
Jan-08-2018 - Apr-01-2018 $2,334 $1,065 3 night
Apr-01-2018 - Aug-01-2018 $2,801 $1,289 3 night
Aug-01-2018 - Sep-01-2018 $2,334 $1,065 3 night
Sep-01-2018 - Nov-01-2018 $2,801 $1,289 3 night
Nov-01-2018 - Dec-21-2018 $2,335 $1,065 3 night

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sun 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Mon 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Tue 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Wed 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Thu 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Fri 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Sat 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Conditions *

Security Deposit

  • No security deposit or cleaning fee is required. However, the client will be liable for any extra charges incurred during the stay, or accidental damages to the property.

Additional Expenses

  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
  • Late Arrival Fee (Payable upon Arrival):

Other Notes

  • Housekeeping available upon request at an extra charge
  • Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather
  • Departure Time: 10:00 am
  • Cook Services (If Available): must be arranged at least 2 months prior to arrival
  • UPON ARRIVAL, RENTERS MUST PROVIDE A PHOTOCOPY OF EACH TRAVELER’S PASSPORT AND SIGN A FORM FOR THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES. IF ARRIVING AT DIFFERENT TIMES GUESTS HAVE 24 HOURS TO COMPLETE THIS PROCEDURE OR OWNERS WILL BE FINED BY THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES.
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day
  • Extra Services (cook, housekeeping, etc) may be arranged for a non-refundable fee payable to Rentvillas.com. Last minute requests (less than 2 weeks prior to arrival) will be an extra charge. Please inquire for pricing.

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Customer Ratings

  • 4.5 Star Rating Overall
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Based on 5 Reviews

Customer Reviews

Overall:
Our experience was EXCELLENT we have already actually recommended this property to 3 different friends who expressed an interest in going to Tuscany and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone and everyone. The location cannot be beat sd you are within a very easy walk (even for my 72 year old mother-in-law!) to basically everything you want to see within historic Florence, and cabs are easy to snag for anywhere you want to get to that's outside of the historic district. The apartment is beautiful, well-appointed and the kitchen is well-stocked.
Enjoyed Most:
The location. It really is an amazing location to stay in and makes exploring Florence very, very easy. The apartment is extremely well appointed. There are AC units in the main living area as well as each bedroom so guests can set the AC in each bedroom to the temperature they like. Modern appliances and a well-stocked kitchen had everything we needed for our stay.
Enjoyed Least:
Nothing lovely property, no issues.
Surrounding Area:
Santa Croce is a couple short blocks away. The duomo and the Uffizi Gallery are less than 15 minutes walking away. Great restaurants surround, as do leather good shops and other shopping.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Heart of Florence - yes, you are in the middle of it all.
Tips or Restaurants:
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE TO THE APARTMENT!! Seriously, do not do it!!! We are experienced large city drivers, experienced drivers in various parts of Europe and let's just say after about 1.5 hours we gave up, drove to the airport to return the rental car and caught a cab back to the apartment. It's not about having "better directions" unless you have driven in Florence and know the streets (and which streets are really streets and which are alley-ways) you seriously should not attempt to drive to the apartment. The apartment is located in a small square that is surrounded by very narrow streets. Just get a cab there. On the street directly behind the apartment are grocers (there are a couple of butchers/meat stores, a fresh veggie/fruit shop with cold milk and yogurt and then sort of like convenience stores with bottled water, shelf-stable milk, etc.).
Directions:
There were not really any directions to the property provided by RentVillas, which I understand having stayed there. It would be difficult to map out directions. A cab from the airport was less than 30 Euros and well worth it.
Check In Out:
Process was extremely easy. The property owner was very accommodating and emailed me directly with his contact information. He was able to accommodate an earlier check-in and checked in with me midway through our stay to make sure everything was OK.

Gabrielle, June

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Overall:
Excellent. Great location, spacious and comfortable living area. Beds are very good and kitchen is well appointed. There is a washer/dryer!
Enjoyed Most:
The great room was spacious and very comfortable. It was a great place to come back to after a busy day of walking through Florence.
Enjoyed Least:
There is a low ceiling in the upstairs bedroom, complicated by an even lower, head-cracking beam. One of our party had trouble remembering to duck, but the beds were good and the room is spacious.
Surrounding Area:
Easy walking access to major attractions and shopping. The landlord provided a good guide to nearby restaurants and there were several maps and recent issue guidebooks we found helpful. If you pass down the left side of the Santa Croce cathedral there is a wonderful school of leather work that has excellent stuff, far better than what is in most of the retail shops. The nearby gelateria was superb!
Tips or Restaurants:
There is a good size grocery store (paper good, alcohol, and full produce, bakery, snacks, etc). Skip the mini-marts and find that.
Directions:
We deferred to the cabbie from SMN terminal. Florence is very walkable but the routes can be confusing. It was worth the relatively cheap cab ride.
Check In Out:
Landlord was great!

Brian, May

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Overall:
Very good location as described. A 10-15 minute walk gets you to a number of great Florence sites. Very convenient for food, restaurants and taxi service.
Enjoyed Most:
The location was great. It was clean and stocked with the few necessities required. It felt very secure.
Enjoyed Least:
We were there during a heat wave and the A/C was barely adequate on the first day. The second living room A/C unit did not cool the second upstairs bedroom (which does not have AC). A fan was provided. After the first day, once the A/C had been on for a while, the apartment cooled off (except for the extra bedroom upstairs). Editor's Note: As of April 2016, the whole apartment is now equipped with A/C.
Surrounding Area:
Florence is a magical city. There is so much to do, see and eat there!
Tips or Restaurants:
Trip Advisor and Yelp are your friend when traveling.
Directions:
No GPS required. We took a taxi from the rental car center.
Check In Out:
I called the key holder when we were arriving, then waited in front of the building for a while. I thought she would meet us in front of the building (the front door is locked). After a while I called her and she said she was in the apartment waiting for us! Not the best communication.

Ron, August

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