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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Car not necessary

Apartment situated at the 5st floor with elevator of an ancient building in the really historic centre of Florence.

It's an open space of 60 square metres with a double bedroom in the soppalco. There are windows on all the four sides for a wonderful view on the city amenities, and you can go down and Florence is at your hand.

Stay in the Loggia is like being on the deck of a ship, but there isn't under the sea, but the city of Florence. It dominates the whole city and its finest monuments, thanks to large windows that surround on three sides. We admire from the south east to south west, the church of San Miniato, the Michelangelo's Forte Belvedere, the tower of the Bargello, the church of the Badia and the Palazzo della Signoria, then we move the eyes to admire the dome of Brunelleschi and the Bell Tower of Giotto, ending with the hills of Fiesole located on the north side of the house. This sense of ownership of the city is almost inebriant, the breathing is full and rewarding, surrounded by so much beauty you can breathe differently and live with a complete awareness. Reading, listening to good music, go out and be in the heart of the city give a particular character to this small house and yet so large. Few can be in Florence and dominate it both spiritually and practically. No noise comes to the Loggia, but just get to be immersed in everyday life and masterpieces that are intensely aware of Florence, perhaps, the most artistic city in the world. Tuscan cusine offers intense flavors and aromas while cooking simple, almost poor, vegetables and meat are combined to bring out their natural qualities. There are food markets in the area of Sant'Ambrogio and San Lorenzo, where you can find farmers who sell the their products. The shopping is varied: the shops of high fashion in Via Tornabuoni, in the stalls of Piazza San Lorenzo there is something for every purse. Restaurants and wine shops are everywhere, in Florence, home of Chianti Classico. The theaters offer very good music and performances.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Areoporto di Firenze 4 km, Nearest railway: Firenze Santa Maria Novella 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Bicycles available
Further details indoors

The living room has a spacious sofa bed that turns into 2 single standard beds.

The Tuscany region

Tuscany (Italian: Toscana) is a region in Italy. It has an area of 22,990 square kilometres (8,880 sq mi) and a population of about 3.6 million inhabitants. The regional capital is Florence.

Tuscany is known for its landscapes and its artistic legacy.

Florence

Florence (Italian: Firenze, Old Italian: Fiorenza, Latin: Florentia) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany, and of the province of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany and has a population of approximately 364,779.

The city lies on the Arno River and is known for its history and its importance in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance, especially for its art and architecture. A centre of medieval European trade and finance, the city is often considered the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance; in fact, it has been called the Athens of the Middle Ages.[1] It was long under the de facto rule of the Medici family. From 1865 to 1870 the city was also the capital of the Kingdom of Italy.

The historic centre of Florence continues to attract millions of tourists each year and was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1982.

Florence is also home of Serie A team ACF Fiorentina.

Florence has many opportunities: museums (Galleria degli Uffici, Bargello, ...) , music (Maggio Musicale), food ( excellent restaurants), market ( San Lorenzo food and dresses, Sant'Ambrogio food, Cascine dresses ...)

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Review 1-10 of 12

18 Mar 2014

4/5

"Wonderful place. Bring ear plugs"

Everything about this apartment is perfect - elevation and view, friendly and helpful owners (proferring a top-quality bottle of red wine as a welcome gesture), central location, apartment practicalit… More

Dear Mr. Tovey,
the Dolce Zucchero it has been reopened after 2 years of closure.
We apologize for what happens: noises early in the morning are not permitted by italian law.
We have started with all the oppurtune legals actions and we hope that the problem will be resolved as soon as possible (as in the paste years)

13 Jan 2014

5/5

"Beautiful location with excellent hosts"

We traveled to Florence in July 2013, family with 2 kids. Location is amazing so close to everything. Our host showed us around the appartment, she even had bottle of wine for (we truly enjoyed it). G… More

30 Nov 2013

5/5

"Central To all of Florence"

Having hopped into a vacation with my parents after they rented this apartment I was a bit nervous on the accommodations for 5 of us (4 adults 1 child) on this stay. That worry was put behind us whe… More

5 Jul 2013

4/5

"Awesome apartment"

Stayed in LaLoggia for 4 days while traveling through Italy. Loved the location of the apartment. It was central to everything and great views of the city from every window. Very bright and open sp… More

10 Jun 2013

4/5

"Perfect location, delightful apartment & owner"

Beatrice is a delight. Her apartment is centrally located; only a few minutes from Piazza Signoria & the Duomo. Apartment was perfect for our family. She provides helpful notes on restaurants, groc… More

19 Feb 2013

4/5

"Very nice loft"

Very nice loft with excellent situation...great welcome too from Beatrice and Tita… More

13 Jan 2013

5/5

"An apartment to definitely revisit"

My wife and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the La Loggia apartment. It is cozy, well equipped, well located, with spectacular views of Florence. The owner provided a good orientation upon our arrival. We are planning another vacation in Florence and hope to stay in this lovely apartment again.

14 Nov 2012

5/5

"Absolutely Lovely."

Centrally located. About a 5 minute walk from the historic city center and "Duomo". It's on the top floor with a southern exposure and huge windows on 3 sides so you get amazing sun all day. Open them for a nice breeze. There is a view from every window and you can see the Duomo when sitting on the sofa. It's perfect for 2 people. It's within walking distance of everything. The kitchen is small and limited, but we cooked every night. There's also rosemary and mint in a planter outside the back window. There are 2 bikes available and there's WIFI. Beatrice the owner lives in the same building and she's a delight.

The process of reserving it and getting information was easy, and Luca was always quick to respond and accommodate. There's also a binder of information in the apartment regarding it's use and local attractions.

I would definitely go back again.

2 Nov 2012

5/5

"Felt Like Home"

This was our favorite apartment of our two week stay in in Italy. The apartment is cozy and cute, and the huge windows make you feel as if you are sitting outside on a porch. Just perfect! It really f… More

3 Jun 2012

4/5

"Just what you need"

If you visit Florence, especially in the really busy times, you need somewhere in the Old Town, somewhere with air conditioning and somewhere that feels like a 'home-from-home' that can prov… More

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