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Charming Accommodation in Florence

Piazza Antinori - Mateo

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Frescoed ceilings in the enormous living room of this charming accommodation in Florence add a final authentic touch to this beautifully decorated apartment in Florence on Piazza Antinori, in the central Duomo district. Spend your days roaming one of the most characteristic and romantic cities in the world, dine like a king, and come home to rest in your quiet, well-decorated Florence holiday accommodation.

Location Description

This short term apartment in Florence is located in a palazzo on the elegant Piazza Antinori in the Duomo district. The palazzo dates back to the 14th Century, a time when the city was just beginning to expand beyond the Roman central nucleus. At that time, Via Tornabuoni and Piazza Antinori were side streets leading towards the Florence city limits. It was only in the mid-15th Century that the location around this apartment rental in Florence became the address for wealthy Florentines who bought and refurbished palaces to turn them into stately homes.

Nearby Attractions: The area around the Basilica di Santa Maria dei Fiore, commonly referred to as The “Duomo,” is considered the historic center of the city. From here it is possible to walk north to the San Lorenzo Church, the San Lorenzo outdoor market (where you can find all manner of clothing, shoes and bags,) as well as the not-to-be-missed Mercado Centrale, with its mouthwatering displays of food items. West and north is the train station and the Santa Maris Novella Church. While in this area, it is worthwhile to visit the Officina di Santa Maria Novella… the potpourri perfume will guide you. To the south are the Piazza della Signoria, the political center of Renaissance, the Uffizi Gallery, the Orsanmichele Church, the Casa di Dante, the Badia Fiorentina, and the Ponte Vecchio. Along the way are shops galore! One very interesting place is visit that is southwest of the Duomo, is the Palazzo Davanzati, a beautiful home with period furnishings, originally built in the 14th century. After years of renovation, it is finally open!

Pisa: 98 km/61 mi
Siena: 70.4 km/44 mi
Ponte Vecchio: Within walking distance
Duomo: Within walking distance
Piazza Santa Maria Novella: Within walking distance
Exterior Description

Throughout the centuries the palazzo was remodeled extensively, acquiring its present form in the mid-18th century. It is made secure with a daytime doorman, armored door, and a bell and buzzer for each apartment. In the shops nearby one can find a baker, butcher, green grocer, coffee and pastry shops, hairdresser, dry cleaner, and a plethora of excellent restaurants.

Interior Description
(130 m2/1399 ft2)

Third Floor (with lift): This beautifully decorated apartment, secured with a bell and buzzer, offers a spacious and relatively quiet haven from the hectic pace of the city below. The entrance hall, painted in red, leads into a large living/dining room with a beautiful, coffered, painted ceiling. The large windows offer a view of the Church of San Gaetano. The fully equipped kitchen with a lovely view has a four ring gas stove and electric oven. There is a bathroom (with tub), a bedroom with two twin-beds (which can be converted to a queen-size bed on request), and a double bedroom that has an ensuite bathroom (with shower) and a queen-size bed (160 cm), which can be converted to two twins on request. There are parquet floors throughout the apartment and ample storage space.

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: 20 Euros per hour

Please Note:

  • This apartment is in the same building as Aida. These apartments can be rented together to accommodate more people.
  • This apartment is not suitable for students.
  • Kitchen towels, bath towels (two sets per person), and bed linens (two sets per bed) are provided for the duration of the visit.
  • For stays longer than one week, utliities are charged according to consumption.

Features and Amenities

  • In City
  • Elevator (in Building)
  • TV - English Channels Available
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Telephone - Incoming & Outgoing
  • American Coffee Maker
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning - Whole House
  • Heating - Whole House
  • Window Screens - Whole House
  • Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
  • Doorman
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Monthly Two Weeks Weekly     Min
$9,140 $6,713 $6,138 1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sun 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Mon 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Tue 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Wed 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Thu 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Fri 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Sat 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Conditions *

Security Deposit

  • Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable in cash. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus any extra charges or accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 500 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
  • Arrival Fee [after 6:00 pm or on a Saturday, Sunday, or Holiday (Epiphany, April 25th, May 1st, June 2nd, June 24th, August 15th, November 1st or December 8th)] Payable in Cash upon Arrival: 50 EUR
  • Arrival Fee (on a holiday such as Christmas, St. Stephen’s Day, New Year's, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday) Payable in Cash upon Arrival: 100 EUR
  • Weekly Rentals:
    Utilities and Final cleaning: Included in the price

Other Notes

  • Housekeeping: Usually available upon request
  • Portable Baby Crib: May be available upon request
  • Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 15; some exceptions for extreme weather
  • 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 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

  • 5.0 Star Rating Overall
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Based on 9 Reviews

Customer Reviews

It was perfectly delightful.
Enjoyed Most:
The location and the ambience.
Surrounding Area:
Great restaurants, shopping and sightseeing.
Tips or Restaurants:
Some of my favorites: Bucca Mario; Giovanni; Gargani; Sostanza, Marione; Spirito Bevito; Angelina; 4 Leone; Olivo and Convivium; Omero; Casalinga; and Pennello.
We arranged a transfer through RentVillas from the airport. It was a two block walk to train station.
Check In Out:
It was great and professional.

Jane, May

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Very delightful. We are going to return.
Enjoyed Most:
Gracious, spacious, wonderful location and excellent property managers.
Surrounding Area:
Easy walk to everything, including sightseeing and shopping and restaurants.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Did day trips to Pisa, Luca and Bologna (though none were within walking distance.)
Tips or Restaurants:
The Antinori restaurant and Bucalappi are right outside your door.
We chose a driver from the airport.
Check In Out:
All went smoothly.

Jane, May

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This is the second time we have rented the apartment - first time in the winter. Overall, it was an very good experience.
Enjoyed Most:
Its location.
Enjoyed Least:
The fact that no garbage service was provided - we had to haul our trash to the nearest dumpster which was three blocks away. Editor's Notes: The city of Florence has limited the dumpsters in the center, so there is nothing that the owner can do about this.
Surrounding Area:
Everything - great sites, restaurants, shopping, etc.
Tips or Restaurants:
Bring quick dry towels - you can wash the towels provided in the apartment, but with no dryer they take days to dry. Cippolla Rosa near the San Lorenzo market was our favorite restaurant in the city - children friendly, great service, outstanding food!
Apartment is very easy to find, but if you drive to it you will be slapped with a 150 euro ticket which you will receive in the mail 6 months later. The property is in a limited travel zone so you need to park by the train station and either walk your things there or cab it. We decided to take the ticket because we had so much luggage it would have been impossible to transport it any other way.
Check In Out:
Staff at the office in the building is exceptionally helpful and pleasant.

Jeanne, December

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