Pontevecchio Suite

Borgo San Jacopo - Ponte Vecchio - Florence

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External Description:
Located on the third floor, with elevator, of a historical building on Borgo San Jacopo, just 10 meters from the Ponte Vecchio, 100 meters from Piazza Pitti and just a short 5 minute walk from Piazza Santa Spirito and the Boboli Gardens. Furthermore, the apartment has a wonderful view of Florence's monuments.

Internal Description:
Beautiful apartment with 2 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 3 guests and has 2 bathrooms. The property is cozy and comfortable, internally decorated in a modern but traditional style, with parquet flooring throughout.
Upon entering the apartment, through a short corridor, you will find: a living / dining area equipped with dining table for 6 people, sofas and a fireplace; 2 bedrooms (one with French size bed 140 cm x 195 cm and a study area and the other with double bed of 155 cm x 195 cm); 2 bathrooms (one larger, furnished in an antique style with basin and bathtub, and the other, smaller, with shower); a small laundry room.
Moreover, the apartment has a terrace, located on the upper level, which offers a splendid view of the Florence’s historical city centre.
ADSL Internet access and air conditioning throughout the apartment.

Our Personal Opinion:
Ideal accomodation for a small family or a group of friends that wants to spend a pleasant short/long-term holiday in Florence, enjoying amazing views and a great location: right in the historic centre, just a few steps from Ponte Vecchio, in one of the most characteristic and desirable areas of the city.

Pricing Information:

Included in the price: Utilities included (for stays up to 14 days), final cleaning, towels and sheets provided, condominium fees, and agency fees.
Not included in the price: Tourist tax of €2.50 per person (over the age of 12) per night, for the first 7 nights (for information regarding exemptions and reductions, see our F.A.Q. page), utilities of water, electricity, and gas (for rentals over 14 days); fee for registering the contract (which in accordance to Italian law must be written in Italian), for rentals over 30 days, equal to 1% of the total rental price (with a minimum fee of € 33.50) plus tax stamps.

No pets or children are permitted.

Security Deposit:
All clients staying up to 14 days will have to grant €300.00 as a deposit with a valid credit card (no debit cards), while for stays between 14 days and 60 days guests will have to grant €1000.00 as a deposit with a valid credit card (prepaid cards are not accepted). For rentals over 60 days special conditions apply.

Area:
The apartment is located in the Oltrarno district in Florence’s historic city centre. The name “Oltrarno” literally means “beyond the Arno” and this neighborhood which stretches along the south bank of the river represents a different facet of Florence than that of the area near the Duomo. The Oltrarno perhaps displays the true character of Florence and in general is slightly quieter, greener, and more relaxed than the other districts of Florence. Indeed many tourists tend to choose the Oltrarno for this reason. Traditionally an artisans’ quarter, the Oltrarno still boasts today many lovely antique shops and artisans’ studios (in particular furniture and leather-workers) and Via Maggio remains the focus of Florence’s thriving antique trade.

Over time the Oltrarno became a rather chic area and many aristocrats chose this neighbourhood to build their villas and palaces, the largest of these being the Pitti Palace, which became the home of the various Grand Dukes. Today this sumptuous palace houses several important museums which rank amongst the best in Florence. Other major sights the Oltrarno has to offer are the Cappella Brancacci with its fabulous frescoes, Piazzale Michelangelo with its breath-taking views over Florence, the magnificent church of San Miniato, (one of the highest points in the city of Florence and also one of the best examples of Romanesque architecture in Tuscany) together with the most famous and oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio, home to a glittering array of jewellery shops and goldsmiths.

Extending up the hill from the Pitti Palace are the formal Boboli Gardens, an outdoor museum of garden sculpture that includes Roman antiquities as well as 16th and 17th century works. The Oltrarno is famous for its wine bars such as Olio & Convivium, authentic trattorias serving typical Tuscan cuisine, including Il Santo Bevitore, I 4 Leoni, and Il Magazzino, not to mention the wonderful fresh produce market held every morning in Piazza Santo Spirito. For those choosing an apartment in this area the Oltrarno quarter also offers a variety of grocery stores, pastry shops, bakeries, gift shops, and much more.

Public Transportation:
Link for the public bus service in Florence: www.ataf.net
Link for the national train network in Italy: www.trenitalia.it

Parking:
The Florence city centre is a ZTL zone which means a “limited traffic zone” and therefore special rules apply to when you can enter this area. This particular apartment is in fact located within the ZTL zone so this means that if you are thinking of coming to Florence by car and wish to drive around and park, then you will need to pay special attention to the road signs, CCTV cameras and access cameras (they will show either a red /green light) in order to avoid receiving fines. Guests who need to travel within the ZTL zone by car to reach their apartment are advised to contact one of the private garages in the centre (the one nearest the apartment you are staying in) and obtain a temporary access permit. Upon arrival at the garage, guests must specify their need for access in the ZTL and the garage will then note the vehicle’s number plate and forward it to the appropriate police headquarters.

This property for rent is not a hotel, agritourism, B&B or similar, and therefore by law, extra services similar to those you may find in these types of accommodations, such as a reception, concierge or security, receiving mail, provision of meals and drinks, cleaning and change of linen during your stay, and amenity kits with soaps etc. are strictly prohibited.

APE energy certification level: G 132.5 kWh/m2 per year

Booking conditions

  • Inclusions Final cleaning
    Initial cleaning
    Internet
  • Available methods of payment: Wire transfer
    Credit Card
    PayPal
  • Check-in time: 16:00 - 19:00
  • Check-out time: 09:00 - 11:00
  • Cancellation Policy The full rental amount paid will be retained.

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