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Lovely Flat in Old Town Florence

Franco

Lovely Flat in Old Town Florence

6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location94% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Hot tubThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The space

This charming and comfortable apartment is situated in the historical center of Florence. It is very close to San Lorenzo Market and the main cathedral, Il Duomo; and within few minutes walk from other points of interest.

Situated within a 5-minute walk from the main railway station, Santa Maria Novella, as well as the inter-city bus station, makes it quite convenient for day trips to other sites in Tuscany or elsewhere in Italy.

It is on the first floor (1 level up from the street level) of a well maintained typical historical building in the old center of Florence. It has been recently renovated, refurnished and decorated.
Other features include:

- Living room with a comfortable sofa bed, a dining table, and 4 chairs;
- Fully equipped kitchenette with cookware, dishes, and utensils;
- Two bedrooms: a spacious master bedroom and a double room with two single beds;
- Two bathrooms, one with a shower, and one with shower and bath tub;
- Quality furniture, both antique and modern,
- Floors in Florentine terracotta tiles, and wooden ceilings;
- A parking garage, internet cafe, laundry, and coffee shops are available on the same street;
- Air conditioning, heating, satellite TV, CD player, WiFi Internet free, fridge and freezer, microwave, toaster, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, bed linen, blankets and towels;
If needed, we can also provide a crib, a high chair, toys, and a DVD player.

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The San Lorenzo area where this apartment is located is an old historic neighborhood in which, the Medici, the rulers of Tuscany once resided. The palace of Medici Ricardi, the famous Mercato Centrale or Mercato San Lorenzo (the fresh food and Tuscan products market) are within a block or two away from this apartment. Also the famous leather market is right around the corner. The area is traffic limited as are all streets of historic center. In the same street, via Faenza there are several restaurants, café and a supermarket. It's a very convenient location to stay and explore Florence or even make trips via bus or rail to other places because the main train and bus station are also within a short walk from the apartment.

Amenities

Hot tub
Kitchen
Cable TV
Wifi
Hangers
Iron

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 9PM
Check out by 10AM

Availability

39 Reviews

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Richard User Profile
Richard
June 2013
Marjan was very helpful had a very nice flat which is conveniently located about a 5 minute walk from the train station and the flat is centrally located within walking distance of most of the major attractions in Florence. Only downside was the construction in the area of the f…
Pei Yi User Profile
Pei Yi
June 2018
The location is great and extremely convenient, and the apartment is charming with lots of character! We had some problems with mosquitoes in the apartment, but this can probably be easily avoided by keeping the windows shut.
Bakul User Profile
Bakul
May 2018
Absolutely beautiful apartment in the heart of Florence! Everything was walkable from here, and there were lots of restaurants and gelato places right underneath us. It truly felt like we got the full Florence/Italy experience through this place and Alessandra was super helpful a…
Franco User Profile
Response from Franco:
Thank you Bakul, we hope to meet and host you again! Alessandra & Franco
May 2018
Pat User Profile
Pat
May 2018
This is a great place. Close to everything. Comfortable beds. We had some warm weather and the AC works great. There are lots of restaurants close by. This was great we could spend our day exploring and eat great food downstairs and get gelato all on our street!! I even had a sha…
Franco User Profile
Response from Franco:
Thank you Pat of your nice words, we hope to meet and host you again! Alessandra & Franco
May 2018
Pauline User Profile
Pauline
May 2018
Fantastic location and so comfortable and inviting! Two full baths a real bonus! Hosts were very accommodating and easy to work with!
Franco User Profile
Response from Franco:
Thank you Pauline of your nice words, your daughter was absolutely nice and very sweet. we hope to meet and host you again. Alessandra & Franco
May 2018
Chris User Profile
Chris
April 2018
We had the best time at Franco's Place! Alessandra was so good to us, she was very patient in helping us find the location and so kind to us! This was perhaps the best airbnb location we have ever stayed! The gelato cafe below was excellent and we loved getting to know Enrique …
Franco User Profile
Response from Franco:
Thank you Chris, your words are a deep balm for our hearts! we hope to meet and host you again perhaps also for a longer period and enjoy the florentine life. Alessandra & Franco
April 2018
Clairesse User Profile
Clairesse
December 2017
The apartment is good for 6 persons, very centrally located. Near the train station and near the tourist spots. It is a big plus that there are many restaurants around the vicinity. Alessandra is very accommodating about our inquiries. Check in and check out was smooth. Would hig…
Franco User Profile
Response from Franco:
Thank you Clairesse, I hope to meet you personally next time! Alessandra.
December 2017

Hosted by Franco

Florence, ItalyJoined in January 2011
Franco User Profile
39 Reviews
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Languages: English, Italiano
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Response time: within an hour
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