Apartment at S. Lorenzo market
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This charming apartment for rent in Florence is located in a typical Florentine building, just 400 Meter from the Cathedral, only few steps from the famous Church of San Lorenzo and the Medici Chapel. Situated on the third floor (no lift available), the flat is equipped with all comforts and has a magnificent view over the Cathedral and the Giotto bell tower from the living room. The apartment, 70 sqm, consists of a living/dining room with double divan bed, a fully furnished kitchen, a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom fitted out with shower, another double bedroom and a bathroom fitted out with shower. Also at guests' disposal Wi-Fi internet connection, Sat-TV and air conditioning.
Owing to its central position, this accommodation in Florence is within walking distance of all major monuments and museums, as well as close to the main railway station, Santa Maria Novella. Here guests will live in the heart of the city, surrounded by the street market, shops and the typical 'trattorie', in close contact with the Florence's daily life.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 5 km, Nearest railway: Florence 400 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
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13 Apr 2014
"Nice location, excellent apartment"
We enjoyed very much the apartment in Florence. I was travelling with my husband and 3 kids, the apartment was spacious, modern, had the facilities we needed. The location was fantastic, and the manag… More
21 Jul 2013
"Florence at Your Doorstep"
A few blocks from the train station (walkable w luggage), bus, and Duomo. Right outside the San Lorenzo market with numerous restaurants right outside your door. The Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery were about a 10 minute walk. Prebook Uffizi Gallery and Accademie tickets, or get the Firenze card and plan to wait about 30-60 minutes to get in, longer if you don't prebook. We arrived about an hour and a half after opening, I would advise to get there slightly before the opening to reduce your wait. Pisa is about a 40-60 minute train ride. Pre-book leaning tower visits so you are assured to get in. Otherwise, the wait can be 3-4 hours.
The rooms were clean and simple. One room is ensuite and the other has a walk down the common hallway to its bathroom with shower. Both showers were a standard small European shower about 2.5 foot square, but were useable. They could have nicer waste bins and a few other things seemed like shortcuts were taken. It is advised on the apartment rules to only use 2 electrical devices in the apartment at once. The air conditioning was controlled per room. The first night the ensuite one was not working and produced a puddle on the floor, but was fixed the next day. Wi-fi was supposed to be available, but was not yet hooked up. They indicated you should get free Internet with Firenze card, but it was difficult to get reception and it was 1 bar if you did. If the Wi-fi does not work for you, ask for a discount.
The clothes washing machine worked, but you had to hang clothes to dry. The refrigerator kept things nice and cool. We did not use anything else in kitchen, because too many good restaurants right outside or within a block. The living room was sizable with a large community table and a view of San Lorenzo Market and dome and of the larger Duomo if you lean out the window. The apartment was on the third floor with only stairs available.
Try one of the Vespa tours that drives you out of town to mount scooters to view the lovely Tuscan countryside. There are bike tours too, but take the scooters so you can enjoy your vacation. Unless you really like biking up hills.
The food in Florence was a lot better than in Rome. We had nothing but good meals.
The person letting us into the apartment was about 15 minutes late, and the instructions about ringing the bell for individual did not work, as the apartment is one floor above that one. The son indicated he had looked out the window and did not see us congregated below at the door so did not know we were there. I would advise them to meet at the front door in the future if they read this. So check in tool about 30 minutes from the desired meeting time.
Overall a good location and I would recommend it for the price. Much cheaper then booking two hotel rooms and you feel more in touch with the town.
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