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Florence City Apartment near Duomo


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Ideal for a vacation with family or friends, this apartment rental in Florence is just a moment away from all of the most important monuments. The apartment blends 17th century splendor with a superb central location. It has been recently upgraded. The apartment itself is done in traditional Florentine style but features such modern conveniences such as air conditioning and free high speed Internet access. One can walk to the local markets and restaurants as well as all of the major highlights of Florence.

Location Description

The apartment rental is located in a prestigious 17th century palazzo near the Arno River and abuts a narrow, less traveled side street. It is in the heart of Florence and is just 600 meters away from the Duomo. The building is located in the old city center of Florence, where all the major attractions are located. The romantic Ponte Vecchio, designer shops, art galleries and museums are all within 1 km (.62 mi).

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!

Santa Maria Novella train station: 600 m/1968 ft
Duomo: 600 m/1968 ft
Exterior Description

The apartment is located in a classic style old Florentine building with an arched stone entry and green wooden shutters on the window. The building is in the historic center of Florence. It is in a relatively quiet location.

Interior Description
(140 m2/1506 ft)

First Floor (with elevator): All of the rooms are well lit at night and have ample natural daylight. The rooms also have high ceilings and the floors are terracotta tile or parquet and have area rugs. The apartment’s foyer leads into a spacious living room with TV and a dining table. The living room has a large fireplace and a very comfortable sofa (sofa bed) and chairs (one of which can be converted to a sleeping place for one person). The apartment also has a fully equipped kitchen, three bedrooms, and three bathrooms. The kitchen has a skylight and a table. It has a doorway that leads to the private interior garden patio. The two bedrooms on the first floor are spacious and well-lit. Two of the bedrooms can be arranged as either king (180 cm) or twin-beds (90 cm). The configuration must be requested in advance. One of the bedrooms has an ensuite bathroom with shower. The second bathroom is located off a small hallway adjoining the living room and has both a tub and shower.

Mezzanine Level: The third bedroom is located up a small flight of stairs off of the kitchen. It is a quiet single bedroom with (90 cm) single bed. There is also a bathroom with shower on this level.

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.

  • Local Parking: 20 Euros per day

Please Note:

  • This apartment is located in the same building as the Leopold apartment
  • The two double bedrooms and the living room have portable air conditioning units. The single bedroom is provided with a fan, only.

Features and Amenities

  • In City
  • Elevator (in Building)
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • CD player
  • TV - Local Channels Only
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Telephone - Local Calls Only
  • American Coffee Maker
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric Tea Kettle
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning - Partial House
  • Heating - Whole House
  • High Chair
  • Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
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  • Sun 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Mon 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wed 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Fri 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Customer Ratings

  • 4.5 Star Rating Overall
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Based on 8 Reviews

Customer Reviews

We loved this property and the location was perfect to go out the door and explore Florence. The area is noisy with the restaurant on the street but it is a fun active central location.
Enjoyed Most:
The property was well equipped for all we needed, the rooms are very good size, the kitchen cute and charming.
Enjoyed Least:
The outside area was really a courtyard in the center of the apt with all the upper floors looking down on you. We did not use it.
Surrounding Area:
The area is amazing you can walk to everything, the museums, the Duomo. We had people 75 to 25 and everyone loved it!
Nearby Events or Locales:
We were right in the heart of Florence.
Tips or Restaurants:
Giovanni just out the front door and to the right is FANTASTIC!
Easy to find no problem

Debbie, June

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We loved our stay at the Arnolfo! Plenty of room for our family of 5 and the family room and dining areas were great. We were so thankful for the air conditioning as the temps were in the high 90's during our stay!
Enjoyed Most:
Location was terrific and the size of the apartment and bedrooms were terrific for our family of 5.
Surrounding Area:
Loved how easy it was to walk to all of the tourist attractions in Florence. Terrific, central location and was very easy to take day trips on the train to Pisa and Siena with the train station so close by.

Lisa, August

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Enjoyed Most:
Enjoyed Least:
Noisy in the evenings due to the next door restaurant (which is excellent!)
Surrounding Area:
Close to everything.
Tips or Restaurants:
Perfect restaurant next door.
Road is next to the Trinity bridge .
Check In Out:
No, it was as described.

Ann, September

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