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Merville house centre Florence

Certificate of Excellence 2014

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 23 reviews

Living room

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

The apartment, was awarded by Tripadvisor with the "Certificate of Excellence for 2014", is located in the centre of Florence in the picturesque and characteristic area of San Frediano.

It is in an excellent position, which is within five minutes from majors points of interest as Piazza Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, etc.

The flat is situated within an ancient monastery, and still preserve some of its old features like vaulted ceilings with visible bricks, stone capitals and thick walls which insure a superb insulation from both temperature and noisy sounds.

APARTMENT INTERIORS

The living room has a beautiful vaulted ceiling with exposed bricks, stone capitals and baseboards. It also has a small balcony equipped with a washing machine.

There is a very good heating/conditioning system which is also quiet; split air conditioner is placed in the living room.

The master bedroom is furnished with an ample wardrobe and a shoe rack.

The living room is fully furnished with a comfortable armchair, a sofa bed, hi-fi system, arcade game console with over 100 games and a caffe table which can be turned into a fully functioning dinner table, able can accommodate up to 8 people.

The kitchen area includes an oven, dishwasher, fridge and all the kitchenware needed to cook any kind of meal.

The access to the bathroom is through a pleasurable and traditional small stone room, fitted with a hydro-massage jets shower.

LOCATION

Out flat is located in the area of "Oltrarno" (one of the

sides of the river Arno), which is also know by the local people as the "Diladdarno" area.

This part of the city is a completing part of the historic centre of florence and includes the famous districts of Santo Spirito and San Frediano.

The list of the attractions in this are includes several monuments, gardens, museums and unique ancient buildings. As an essential part of this picturesque area you will find Palazzo Pitti, the Basilica di Santo Spirito, the Giardino di Boboli.

Other attractions include the workshops of artisans, goldsmiths, art restorers and other crafts which are part of our culture.

The true spirit of Renaissance can easily be felt just walking around.

SERVICES

Within 100 metres fro the house you will find Piazza Tasso, a famous square which has been turned into a car park for non-residents people (marked by the blue lines)

From there, there is a vast network of buses which will bring you near any attraction you might want to visit.

A Supermarket (Pennymarket), opened seven days a week (8-21, Sunday: 9-13), is available in Via Burchiello, 93/95 500 mt frome apt.

There are four traditional restaurants in the square, all famous for their unique specialisation areas:

1) Ristorante "Barbecue", for any grill maniac

2 )Ristorante "Vecchia bettola", specialised in succulent Florentine T-bone steaks

3) Ristorante "Tramvai", focused on Tuscany cuisine

4) Ristorante "Punto macrobiotica", for a delicious vegetarian

experience

In Piazza Tasso you can also find:

- Tobacconist who sells bus tickets

- Newspaper stand

- Ice cream shop

- Pub and a bakery.

- bus stop to the main places of interest.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Viareggio - Versilia 80 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Amerigo Vespucci 10 km, Nearest railway: Santa Meria Novella 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace

The Tuscany region

Tuscany is known worldwide for its rich artistic side: the biggest part of Tuscany's charm cames from the perfectly preserved historical buildings, after centuries the cities are virtually unchanged in appearance from the Middle Ages to the present. The historical centers of the major art cities of Tuscany are open-air museums with an incredible series of well known extraordinary beauties.

The long struggle for the power in Tuscany between italian lords left a legacy of castles and fortresses scattered throughout the region. These massive military construction, have been theaters over the centuries of battles that have shaped the history of this region.

Tuscany is also full of religious architecture, in fact, is a very popular destination not just for tourists but also by the faithfuls of the Christian religion. You will find churches of any architectural styles from Romanesque to Gothic. Surrounded by the wonderful countryside these isolated places rich of spirituality you can find peace and tranquility.

For those interested in nature, accommodation in Florence offers a wide range of parks and woods, ideal for pleasant days immersed in an environment virtually untouched. In addition to many parks, ranging from the peaks of the Apennines to the coast of Maremma, in Tuscany, you can admire wonderful Renaissance villas embellished with gardens of exceptional beauty.

Florence

Out flat is located in the area of "Oltrarno" (one of the

sides of the river Arno), which is also know by the local people as the "Diladdarno" area.

This part of the city is a completing part of the historic centre of florence and includes the famous districts of Santo Spirito and San Frediano. The list of the attractions in this are includes several monuments, gardens, museums and unique ancient buildings. As an essential part of this picturesque area you will find Palazzo Pitti, the Basilica di Santo Spirito, the Giardino di Boboli. Other attractions include the workshops of artisans, goldsmiths, art restorers and other crafts which are part of our culture. The true spirit of Renaissance can easily be felt just walking around.

The apartment is located in the centre of Florence in the picturesque and characteristic area of San Frediano. It is in an excellent position, which is within five minutes from majors points of interest as Piazza Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, etc.

The flat is situated within an ancient monastery

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2 Sep 2014

5/5

"Wonderful comfortable apartment in fabulous location"

I would thoroughly recomend this apartment, the apartment is wonderfully equipped for all your requirements should you wish to cook. This was our 1st visit to Florence and both had a great time, we sp… More

25 Aug 2014

5/5

"Beautiful apartment in central location"

Booked this apartment at the beginning of August for a 4 night stay with my mother and brother. My mother is in her seventies and therefore we required an apartment in a fairly central location - we c… More

23 Aug 2014

5/5

"Ottima sistazione a Firenze"

Siamo stati veramente bene nell'appartamento di Francesco, ogni promessa è stata mantenuta e lui è sempre stato tempestivo nelle risposte alle nostre domande. Rispetto alle foto l'appartam… More

7 Aug 2014

5/5

"Very nicely decorated studio in the center of florence."

The Merville house centre Florence is a very nice studio apartment in the center of Florence with all sites in walking distance. It is really nicely decorated and well equipped (dishwasher and washing… More

16 Jul 2014

4/5

"Convenient location, great facilities"

The apartment was clean and tidy, contained everything we needed, and was a very pleasant base from which to discover Florence. Francesco is charming and was quick to respond to our questions. The loc… More

20 Jun 2014

5/5

"Great choice in Florence"

Thank you Francesco for letting us stay in your cute and clean apartment. Everything is perfect. It has the most convenient location of having a supermarket, restaurants and bus stop nearby. The ne… More

2 Jun 2014

5/5

"AWESOME"

There is really nothing bad to say about this place. It's even better in pictures, Francesco is prompt and helpful, everything can be paid upfront (securely) and it has everything an apartment ne… More

4 May 2014

5/5

"Lovely apartment"

A super location. Peaceful, comfortable and well equipped. Francesco was charm itself. We spent a delightful week here and would gladly book again. Just two of us on this holiday and the apartment… More

28 Apr 2014

5/5

"Una soluzione ottima per visitare Firenze"

Siamo stati ospiti di Francesco per il we del 25 aprile e siamo stati molto bene. La casa è proprio come appare dalle foto, ristrutturata, pulita e piena di comodità. il posto è tranquillo. Nelle i… More

22 Apr 2014

4/5

"Centrally located, a bit smaller but fine if you are a small family"

I stayed here in April 2014 with my wife and two children, The property is conveniently located in the sense that you could walk to Florence Santa Maria Novella (SMN) station in less than 20 minutes a… More

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