Apartment in Central Florence
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Ref. 15582 - This 110m2 apartment is located just a short stroll from the Piazza della Signoria and the Piazza del Duomo and is an ideal accommodation choice for six people. It is perfect for a group of friends or a family wanting a well-situated base to go out and discover the very heart of the city of Florence.
The accommodation is facing the beautiful church the Orsanmichele, close to some of the most important museums and places of interest such as the Duomo, and the Arno with the Ponte Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery, the Santa Maria Novella Church and the San Lorenzo market with its high quality products at fabulous prices. In the surrounding area there are a number of typical restaurants and the most beautiful boutiques in Florence for shopping in Calzaioli Avenue, the Piazza Strozzi, Via Tornabuoni and the Via della Vigna.
The accommodation is a perfect spot for really wonderful holidays combining pleasure, culture, shopping, good food, and art all on the doorstep. The apartment is on the third floor of a building (without a lift). The main entrance leads onto a large sunny lounge with a window to admire the pink mullion windows of the Orsanmichele della Robbia In the lounge-dining room there are two comfortable sofas, a library and modern table ideal for six people. The large kitchen is fully equipped with a fridge, freezer, five ring cooker, oven and dish washer. There are two bedrooms; the first with a double bed and the second with two singles. One overlooks the Via Calzaioli from where guests can admire the Palazzo della Signoria. The bathroom is fitted with bath, sink, bidet and WC.
The apartment has WIFI internet access, central heating, satellite television, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, coffee maker, iron, iron board and hair dryer.
The apartment is the perfect choice to spend an unforgettable stay in the very birth place of the Italian Renaissance movement.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Peretola Florence Airport 6.05 km, Nearest railway: Santa Maria Novella Train Station 860 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, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
Due to renovation works of the front of the building from the 01.10.12 to the 09.12.12 the owner offers a discount, already included in the rental price, for all those reservations affected.
Children's high chair on request : 5 € per day
Baby's cot on request: 15 € per day
Free WIFI Internet connection
Free washing machine
Check-In (arrival): 14h00 - 20h00. Any time outside this period until 00h00 : 50 € additional charge.
Check out (departure): 8h00 - 10h00. Any time outside this period (6h00-8h00) : 50 € additional charge.
A fee of 1€ per person per day will be applied for a maximum period of ten days. Children under the age of ten are exempt from this payment.
In Short: Heart of the Renaissance, many leisure activities, picturesque and historical area.
Highlights: Basilica Di Santa Croce, Piazza Del Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza Della Signoria.
Getting around: buses 7 and 10 to Campo Di Marte, night bus 11-68, electric buses C1 and C2.
Why stay: a UNESCO World Heritage Site, touristy, with the best of the city on your doorstep.
Description: The centre of Florence was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. It is located among a number of avenues within its former Medieval walls and is home to some of the most important cultural features of the city. The history of the city in this area dates back to the year 59 B.C with the construction of a village (Florentia) for the settlement of the soldiers of the Roman army. From this moment onwards it began to flourish. A number of different dominations have passed through its streets and are reflected in a great wealth of interesting architecture: Byzantine, Ostrogoths and Lombards for example. This was the birthplace of the Renaissance, and is known as one of the universal cradles of art and architecture where names such as Dante Alighieri, Brunelleschi (most important Renaissance architect) Boccaccio and Leonardo Da Vinci first appeared. Today the centre of Florence offers a whole range of cultural, tourist and leisure activities. It is considered a paradise for shopping and entertainment with top fashion boutiques, historical cafeterias and busy open air markets as well as numerous options for night life including clubs, discos, American bars and a variety of meeting places for an aperitif. The Piazza del Duomo is located at the heart of the city with the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, the Campanario de Giotto, and the Battistero de San Giovanni. A walk down to the river Arno leads to the Palacio Medici Riccardi, the Basilica de San Lorenzo de Brunelleschi and the Galleria dellAccademia that houses a number of famous works of art including the famous pieces of David de Michelangelo. Another worthwhile visit is the Piazza de la Santissima Annunziata with its Ospedale degli Innocenti, the very first orphanage in Europe and one of the very first Renaissance structures. Two very famous buildings, the Palazzo Vecchio and the Galleria degli Uffizi, are also just a short distance away, and an absolutely stunning must-see for any art or architecture lovers.
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