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Luxury apartments newly renovated in the heart of Florence with exquisite decorations

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 130 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Palace located in a main street between the Arno River and Duomo square

The apartment is located in the third and last floor, equipped with a private lift, can accommodate up to 6 people and it develops on more floors: The first floor consist of a living area with chimney of over 60 sq. m and a fully equipped kitchen, the beautiful mezzanine houses one double sofa-bed. While at the last floor there are two finely furnished bedrooms, one double and the other with two single beds, each one with its own bathroom. The finishing is looked after with extreme care and suggests an ancient atmosphere of an antique Florentine dwelling: The living room has a welcoming and refined atmosphere thanks to its antique terracotta floor, a beautiful stone chimney, and a sought after ancient Italian furnishings. The second level is decorated with a vintage wooden floor, a ceiling with wooden beams and stylish paintings.


Owner
Gaia Vitolo
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, spanish, italian
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 November, 2017

About Gaia Vitolo

We are a family with two children. My job is tailoring and my partner is a painter. After an experience in New York we decided to return to our home town, Bologna, even if the trip and the discovery of new land have never left us.

Gaia Vitolo purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Gaia Vitolo chose Santa Maria Novella

The house was bought by my family because we are in love with the beauties and history of our country and the location of this accommodation are truly irresistible, in the heart of the vibrant city.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment keeps the typical characteristics of a Florentine dwelling, it is extremely quiet and it allows you to rest peacefully after long and intense walks and tours during the day.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Santa Maria Novella, Italy

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 130 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    - 1 cot , 1 sofa bed/futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Studio - 1 sofa bed/futon , Cot available for children
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
Notes:
The station Santa Maria Novella is located 12 minutes by foot and two steps away from the main bus stops. The apartment is in ZTL zone, the closest private garage is"garage inferno"

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Luxury apartments newly renovated in the heart of Florence with exquisite decorations
average rating of 4.87013 based on 77 reviews
5

Perfect Location - Wonderful Hosts - Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

I will be brief since many reviews have covered this apartment so well.

Location - Perfect "home base" for a Florence stay. Extremely close to everything without being in the middle of the densest tourist areas. We loved the location.

Accommodations - The place is very comfortable. Loved sitting inside with the windows open enjoying the sounds of the city. I thought the beds were very comfortable and we slept well. The apartment has a lot of charm - the pictures describe it perfectly.

Hospitality - The owner and the people who care for you during your stay are great. Very accommodating and always available. We appreciated them very much.

If we went back to Florence - which we would love to do - we'd look no further than this particular apartment or another by he same owner. Thanks for everything, our stay was excellent!!

  • Review Submitted: 26/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Michael ,what a pleasure to hear your words ,we wish you the best possible ! Ciao Gsia
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5

The perfect location in a beautifully restored building

  • 5 of 5

Gaia was amazing to work with very responsive and truly seem to care about our experience. The apartment is three levels of rich history and truly adds to the Italian way of life that we wanted to see. The beds are comfy and there was coffee and tea available the very first moment we walked in. As would be expected in a 400+ year old building the water temperature is a little unpredictable. But the classy location and ease of getting around makes this one a winner and I would definitely return !!!

  • Review Submitted: 15/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic apartment in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was beautiful and very clean. It was definitely the best Homeaway we stayed in during our trip in Italy. The location could not have been better… it’s about a 5-12 minute walk to virtually anywhere in the city you would want to go (Uffizi, Accadameia, the Duomo, train station, etc.). The street the apartment is on has lots of great shopping.

Also, Gaia was incredibly helpful and a great host. My brother accidently lost his passport in the apartment and didn’t realize until we had left and were in Venice. Gaia was very responsive and helpful. She alerted the cleaning staff to search the apartment high and low. Luckily, they found it and made retrieving the lost passport super easy. Thank you so much Gaia for a wonderful stay and for being so understanding and helpful regarding the passport.

  • Review Submitted: 30/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment which is in a great location. Everyone was most helpful and accommodating. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return on our next trip to Florence.

  • Review Submitted: 23/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ronna, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback ,It was a pleasure to have you in my apartment,we manage beautiful rentals all around Italy ,in Florence ,Milan ,Tuscan Countryside ,Apukian coastline and Pantelleria,all linked togheter by the same idea of restoring and preserve the authenticity mixed with the highest standard of comfort. I am looking to have you in some other Wprelais 's spot again All the best Gaia
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Middlebury, Connecticut
5

Perfect location in Firenze

  • 5 of 5

This was the trip of a lifetime! We started our vacation in Florence, eventually going to Venice, Amalfi, and Rome before flying back home to US. We really enjoyed our stay in Florence, this apartment was exactly what the pictures show, you will not be disappointed. The apartment is centrally located, a walking distance to most major attractions. We really enjoyed stopping for coffee and pastry every morning in a local coffeee shop a few steps away from the apartment. When I return, I will look for the same apartment if available. It really was perfect!! AWESOME experience!

  • Review Submitted: 09/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Louis, I am so happy to read your beautiful words !it was great to have you in my apartment!I am looking forward to have you in some other Wprelais's spot someday,we manage awesome apts all over the Italy in the most charming locations ! Ciao! Gaia
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5

Spacious, quiet, great location

  • 5 of 5

We loved the place. It was in a great location -- convenient to all we wanted to see, but in an area that wasn't quite as touristy.

The apartment is quite spacious -- plenty of room for our family of 5. The kitchen is small but functional, allowing us to use it for breakfast and other meals. The air conditioning was much appreciated during Florence's sweltering summer.

All in all a great place -- recommend highly.

  • Review Submitted: 28/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Florence, Peretola
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Vigna Nuova Street
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Impruneta
Nearest Train
800 Metres
Florence smn
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Del Sole motorway
Nearest Restaurant
Vigna Nuova Street
Nearest Ski
85 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Livorno
Car: not necessary

Vigna Nuova street, one of the main streets of the centre Florence, located in a rich and attractive neighbourhood. This street is really interesting, since it houses various renowned and exclusive boutique brands. In the same street you can find amazing examples of architecture like Palazzo Rucellai designed by the multi-faceted Renaissance figure, Leon Battista Alberti. The same palace that houses the apartments, a beautiful example of noble architecture of the seventeenth century.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Santa Maria Novella, Italy

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Nightly Rate
19 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
AU$233
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
25 Nov 2017 - 29 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
AU$247
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
30 Nov 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
AU$233
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
2 Dec 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
AU$262
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
low season
18 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
AU$233
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
22 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
AU$458
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
27 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
AU$334
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
29 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$698
 
 
Nightly Rate
2 Jan 2018 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$334
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
3 Jan 2018 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$279
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$293
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
low season
10 Jan 2018 - 11 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$233
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
12 Jan 2018 - 22 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$293
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
23 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$349
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
28 Jan 2018 - 27 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$293
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
low season
28 Feb 2018 - 10 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$233
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
11 Mar 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$293
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
low season
23 Mar 2018 - 28 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$233
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
Nightly Rate
29 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$380
AU$1,474
AU$4,190
 
 
easter
1 Apr 2018 - 2 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$497
AU$3,259
 
 
Nightly Rate
3 Apr 2018 - 5 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$334
AU$3,259
 
 
easter
6 Apr 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$497
AU$3,259
 
 
middle season
8 Apr 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$411
AU$2,871
 
 
Nightly Rate
9 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$402
AU$3,259
 
 
Nightly Rate
1 May 2018 - 29 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$458
AU$3,259
 
 
high season
30 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$497
AU$3,259
 
 
middle season
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$411
 
 
autumn
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$497
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$388
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$232.78
pulizie finali AU$139.67
Stay tax AU$3.88 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Si prega di spegnere tutte le luci quando si lascia l'appartamento

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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