Charming and comfortable apartment in Oltrarno, i.e. “on the other side of the river Arno” (Diladdarno by Florentines): one of the most characteristic and genuine quarter of the centre of Florence. The house is located in a optimal position both for visiting the historical centre of Florence, and for outdoor excursions in the evocative hills surrounding the city, the house lies close to Boboli Gardens and just a 10 minutes' walk from the Pitti Palace, the Santo Spirito and Santa Maria del Carmine churches, the neighborhood of San Frediano and of Santo Spirito, a 15 minutes' walk from ponte Vecchio, the Uffizi and piazza della Signoria. It is also possible to have a walk in the surroundings to Piazzale Michelangelo with the magnificent Basilica of San Miniato al Monte and the hill of Bellosguardo for a panoramic view over the old town. In a few minutes by car, you can reach the Certosa (Charterhouse) del Galluzzo, visit the Florentine Chianti and, further on, reach the towns of San Gimignano, Siena and Volterra (it is also possible to take a bus for these itineraries, with a stop really close to the apartment).
From the central railway station there are 4 different busses getting to the house in approx. 10 min.
It can be easily reached by car and there are parking spaces also for non-residents.
Upon your arrival, we will give you all the useful information to enjoy the spirit of the real Florence with its many places for a happy hour, a glass of wine or to taste the Florentine cuisine, the traditional shops and stores, shows and cultural events.
Special prices are granted for children (it applies a discount to children up to 11 years old, and specifically, we offer the free stay for babies until 3 years old and a discount for children from 3 until 11 years old).
Please note that the Council of Florence apply a City Tax on accommodation to every tourist: it is applicable for a maximum of 7 nights and costs 2,5€ per night / person. Children under 12 years of age are not charged for it.
According to the Law, guests will have to pay this Tax directly to the hotel, B&B, or rental house who will then pay it to the Council Administration.
The date of your arrival, the apartment will be available starting from 4 p.m. Check-in time is from 4 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. but in case of need, we would be pleased to let you leave your luggage starting from 1.00 p.m. Check out time is by 12 o' clock. Please note that in case of late check-in (after 9 p.m.) an extra fee of 20€ is applied.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Check in time:||14:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The apartment is located in the Oltrarno area, that is the old city quarter where Florentines prefer to spend their free time to appreciate both the beauty of the monuments, churches and squares, and the recreation in a huge number of restaurants, trattorias, bars, wine bars and "fiaschetterie" that still give a taste of genuineness to this part of the city, thanks to the care given both to the food quality and to a cultural and musical program, that offers an assortment of initiatives throughout the year (in summer there are bandstands and outdoor cafes set up in all the squares).
The house is located in front of the ancient walls just outside Porta Romana, a privileged access to the most renowned surroundings of the city: Chianti with the towns of Greve in Chianti, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa and other places famous for wine production and excellent restaurants and the area between Florence and Siena with the charming cities of San Gimignano, Certaldo, Montalcino, Montepulciano (these places can also be easily reached by busses of the company SITA, the bus stop is in Piazza di Porta Romana and the journeys take 30 to 80 min. according to destination).
In the apartment, you will find touristic information, guides and a map of the Oltrarno area with a list of useful addresses (supermarkets, cash dispensers, pharmacies), as well as restaurants, taverns, wineries and bars in a range of prices.
For an overview of many cultural and civic events offered in the area, we recommend the site www.diladdarno.it/en/.