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Real Home Luxury Apartments 20 steps from Duomo; WiFi, Elevator equipped (N. 1) – Home 4327047 Apartment

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 4 nights min stay
VISITED BY TRIPADVISOR

Real Home Luxury Apartments 20 steps from Duomo; WiFi, Elevator equipped (N. 1) – Home 4327047

  • Apartment
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 81 mi
  • Ask about children
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

ABSTRACT

The owners, Eleonora and her husband, have lived here for many years; this wide and prestigious true ancient florentine house still contains authentic furniture and paintings from the family, so offering to the guests a real life experience in Florence as if they were authentic florentine citizens for a while.

It is suited with all modern functionalities, located in the inner core of Florence at very few steps from the Dome, close to any other attraction.

Eleonora personally keeps in touch with the guests and welcomes them at the arrival.

- PRICE. The price is all inclusive except for the City Tourist Tax.

EXTERNAL DESCRIPTION

The Apartment is located in Via dei Servi, one of the most characteristic and evocative streets of Florence, between Piazza Duomo and Piazza S.S. Annunziata, two of the most beautiful squares of Florence. It is placed at the beginning of the street at very few steps from the Cathedral, in the pedestrian area surrounding the Duomo and the inner historical core of the city. The main artistic sites are very close to Via dei Servi and reachable on foot in few minutes. also is the railway station. There are four large windows looking onto Via dei Servi, offering a striking and enchanting point of view on the Dome designed and realized by Filippo Brunelleschi. The Apartment is located at the second floor (the third one in american designation) in an ancient building provided with an elevator very useful for people and suitcases. The building dated back the Renaissance period, it has been renovated in last years, preserving the original elements of the ancient florentine houses of the Renaissance. The Bargellini-Guarnieri Catalogue describes the building as simple but provided with "delicate cornici" on the facade. It has been built over more ancient houses owned by the Tedaldi family and in the middle of XVI Century it was owned by the florentine Biffi family, from which its name "Casa dè Biffi". Later, the building was owned by the Pagani family. At the level of the second floor the facade is decorated with a coat of arms, maybe coming from the Pagani family.

INTERNAL DESCRIPTION

The Apartment contains 2 wide double Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. It is 84 mq wide (904 sqft) and the ceiling 4 meters height (13.1 ft) is built with the original wooded beam. Furniture is a comfortable classic/modern stylish set coming from the family owners; they are authentic pieces from italian and international design. The Living Room (24 mq / 258 sqft) houses both a living area (bookshelf, TV/DVD, 1 sofa 2 single beds convertible), both a dining area with a modern cristal table with 6 sitting places. Two classical design carpets by modern hypoallergenic production enhance the environment, and many horse subjects english engravings dress up the walls. Two big windows overlook onto Via dei Servi and the Dome.The kitchen is fully equipped and stocked with quality appliances: gas stove, extractor fan, traditional oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, and many optionals (plates, pots, cutlery, glasses, cups, kettle, drip coffee maker, toaster and others). It contains a four places dinner table. In front of the kitchen there is a small laundry corner with a washing/dryer machine.Both Bedrooms are double rooms with queen-size beds. One is placed on Via dei Servi side overlooking onto the Cathedral and the Dome; the other is placed on the internal side, with a small terrace which overlooks onto a bright internal court. In the internal Bedroom there is a small ensuite bathroom provided with shower. The Bedroom is decorated with two big oil on canvas reproducing landscapes of San Miniato, a small historical tuscan town close to Florence, from which the family of the apartment ownership originates: that is the reason for the name of the apartment. It is equipped with a queen-size bed (160x200 cm / 63x78 in). The furniture is a modern interpretation of classical tuscan style by the famous italian Architect Giovanni Michelucci. The street side Bedroom has comfortable bamboo furniture, oriental paintings, and silk engravings. It is equipped with a queen-size bed (170x200 cm / 67x78 in).The master Bathroom is located between the two rooms and is Jacuzzi equipped. The Apartment is provided with internet connection and WiFi facilities.

NOTES

- CHECKIN/CHECKOUT DAYS. It is possible to Check in or Check out in any day of the year, with the following exception: 25th, 26th and 31th of December; 1st of January; each Easter Sunday. It is possible to arrive before and to leave after these dates.

- CITY TAX: €3/person/night for the first 7 nights in 2019; it will be €4 in 2020; it will be paid Euro cash at Check in.

- DAMAGE DEPOSIT. A refundable security Deposit of € 200 is managed and refunded by the site.

- RENTAL AGREEMENT. A rental agreement, valid by italian laws and fiscal rules, will be signed in double copy by the owner and one of the guests at Check in.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa beds
  • 2 Full baths

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Safe
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Elevator access
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

The apartment is at walking distance from the central railway station (Santa Maria Novella), at half an hour about from Peretola Airport. Moreover, it is at few minutes walking from every relevant monument or attraction in the centre of the city.

Interaction with guest

Eleonora personally meets the guests at their arrival, explaining the apartment feautures and their use. Moreover, giving them directions about living the city during the stay. Suggesting authentic local restaurants, and markets and a few authentic florentine shops. Available during the stay for any additional information and any need.

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($232.82) €200.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

The apt is not generally suitable for too young kids. In such a case please ask.

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About the owner

Immobiliare Geni S.r.l. E.
Average reply time:
49 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 Oct 2021
Years listed:
7
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Italian

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Reviews

Excellent
67 reviews

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Very Good
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“And heaven can wait…”

Reviewed 9 Oct 2021

Waking up to the sweet chimes of the Cathedral bells,greeted by the sublime sight of the Duomo right in front of your doorstep,strolling around the piazza,with the Baptistry,the campanile,to savoir a … More

“Once again perfection”

Reviewed 19 Feb 2020

This was the second time we stayed at this beautiful apartment and we were again very pleased. Eleonora is the perfect host, quick to respond and her suggestions are always on the mark. As I’v… More

“Absolutely perfect, great location, very clean and comfortable apartment.”

Reviewed 6 Feb 2020

The owner, the apartment and the location, all perfect!. Eleonora is very charming and devoted to her customers. She greets you and explains all of what is around in the city. The location is so perf… More

“Great location, wonderful host and exceptional accomodation”

Reviewed 22 Jan 2020

Our host Eleonora greeted us with great warmth and a wonderful smile when we arrived in Florence. She could not do enough for us to make our stay pleasant and relaxing. Location was next door to the D… More

“Lovely apartment ,Florence”

Reviewed 30 Nov 2019

We were so happy we chose this apartment as it was perfect in every way. Next to the Duomo, it was easy to find and only 10 minutes walk from the train station. It's so central that Piazza della… More

“Perfect Location Steps from the Duo o”

Reviewed 24 Jun 2019

We stayed in this wonderful apartment with family on a recent trip to Florence. This two bedroom two bathroom apartment is perfect for two couples with plenty of room and every amenity one could want,… More

Response from the owner Thanks a lot for your top rated appreciation. Hoping to have again as my welcome guests, if and when you'll wish to come back to Florence. Eleonora.

“This is a special apartment in a special city.”

Reviewed 6 May 2019

Eleonora is such a friendly and helpful host and her apartment exceeded our expectations. It is spacious, warmly decorated and very comfortable. It is in a wonderful location, right next to Duomo and … More

Response from the owner Many Thanks for your appreciation and Review. I'll be happy to have you again as my guest, if and when you'll wish to come back to Florence. Eleonora.

“Perfect Location”

Reviewed 2 May 2019

Our apartment was on a street steps from the Duomo. Elenora was a perfect host and told us everything we needed to know about the apartment. I highly recommend it and would stay there again.

Response from the owner Thanks a lot for your Review and appreciation. Happy to host you again when you'll wish to come back to Florence. Eleonora.

“Spacious apartment in absolutely best location in Florence”

Reviewed 10 Mar 2019

If you want to be in the center of all the excitement that is Florence, you cannot do better than this apt. It is open, spacious, with every amenity you could possible need. Eleonora makes everything… More

Response from the owner Thanks so much for this complete and detailed Review, and for all your appreciation! I'll be glad to host you again in Florence, if ppossible in the future. Eleonora.

“Amazing location and a wonderful host!”

Reviewed 29 Jan 2019

The location is amazing - minutes walk from Duomo! This is a great family-friendly apartment with stunning views and a wonderful host. We'll visit again!

Response from the owner Thanks a lot for your Review and appreciations. Hoping to host you and your family again in the future. Eleonora.

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Immobiliare Geni S.r.l. (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

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Why can't I call Immobiliare Geni S.r.l. (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

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How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Immobiliare Geni S.r.l. (the owner) a message.

If Immobiliare Geni S.r.l. (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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