Accommodation near the city center, possible by walk or in a few minutes with a fast metro/tram service in front of the house, cheap and very frequent (every 4 minutes).
Before the great Cscine park, a green oasis in the heart of Florence, a real botanical garden. Municipal swimming pool in the park
The flat is located few step from the metro stop called PAOLO UCCELLO .
Every 4 minutes (from 5 am to 12.30 in the night, 2 am, Friday and Saturday) a metro/tram is leaving from PAOLO UCCELLO stop to reach the city center (central station) in 5/6 minutes.
Or if you choose to walk, it is only 15 to 20 minutes nice and easy walk along the Arno River with a stunning view of Florence
The apartment is located in a residential area in the immediate vicinity of Victoria Bridge, near to the center but in a side street, so away from the from the busy, city-noise.
It is also easily accessible by car, we are out of the area off-limits to cars. The apartment is on the ground floor of a ancient building 1800, recently renovated inside while maintaining details of the age on a street named, Via Baccio Bandinelli.
The apartment is ideal for 2 people, for a short-stay in Florence. It is luminous and quiet and has the original, typical-Florentine wooden ceiling and brick arches.
Being on the ground floor, you will usefully not have to carry your suitcases up numerous flights steps as in many other apartments in the center of Florence!
There is paying parking in our or the adjacent streets, there are some free places, but few, others for a fee, the tariffs are from Monday to Saturday between 08:00-20:00 at a cost of 1,00€ per hour with a maximum tariff of 12€ per day.
The largest park in Florence, Cascine Park, is some 2 minutes walk away and reached by simply crossing the River Arno.
Anyone who loves sports can take long walks, go jogging or rent a bike. Additionally, on Tuesday mornings there is a produce market.
Turist tax is not included in the price and it costs 2,50 euro per person per night. I'm sorry but I'm an honest man and the italian law say to do so, if you do not find this request in other ads, beware are defrauding the taxes, you might have problems.
You can enjoy jogging in the beautiful Cascine Park (the largest in Florence), only 5 minutes away and there, you can also find a swimming pool, tennis courts, squash courts and archery. The Cascine is actually a university botanical park and is just the right place to learn a bit more about plants, trees and birds.
Here who loves sports, can take long walks, go jogging, rent a bike and on Tuesday mornings there is the famous market.
I shall provide advice and suggestions to enjoy the best Florence. Inside the house you will find a small manual with the directions of the shops also close and we prepared bus map, tourist information, calendar florence events, and useful information, and other small details.
After booking you will be asked for your details to fill out the rental agreement in English, a legal requirement in Italy (beware of those who are not a lease), which will be sent before your arrival. Upon your arrival you will have to show your passport or identity card, to get the data to be reported to the police, as happens in hotels, are reasons of national security.
Close to the apartment there is a bar, a newspaper stand, a take-away pizza place, Pub, Chinese restaurant, and other restaurants, a rotisserie and a useful grocery store, self-service laundry, and two supermarket, car rental Hertz.
After booking you will be asked for information for the compilation of the lease, required by law, please bring a copy of your passport (for EU residents, a copy of an identity card) because we have to declare the your stay to the local authorities.
A new rule for the City of Florence, you have to pay the tourist tax, € 2.50 per person per night (up to 7 nights) to be paid in cash at check-in, it is not possible at the time the payment through the website . Beware of those who do not require the fee to stay !!!!
The arrival time must be agreed in advance, in the time slot from 13:00 to 20:00. Arrivals after 20:00 are possible with agreements, ask before booking if possible arrive after 20:00.
We are not resident in the building, without an appointment agreed we will not find.
Apartment energy certificate available (A.C.E.): class F – 223,901 kWh/m² year
The most important rule is to respect my property.
Please leave the house the way you found it.
Smoking is not allowed inside, pets are not allowed.
For your safety when you go out close all the lights, electronic devices, and not to leave the keys inserted in the door inside the apartment
Also, please be respectful of neighbours making noise during the night, and after 22:00.
After booking you the data will be required to complete the rental agreement, required by law, all guests must be identified as at the hotel on arrival through their documents.
Florence City Council requires the payment of the tourist tax, € 2.50 per person per night (up to max 7 nights) to be paid in cash at check-in, it is not possible at the time the payment through the site.
There are the following exemptions:
a) children up to twelve years old ;
b) people who care for patients admitted to local hospitals, including outpatient care, for a maximum of two assistants per patient;
c) patients who make hospital care in outpatient care;
d) students of the University of Florence
Free parking spaces are few on the public road, and there is no guarantee that they are free, other payable seats, blue line from Monday to Friday, 08/20 hour, 1 € per hour
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