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Alfani apartment

Florence — Florence and Surroundings

“It was pleasant to wake up in Florence…fling open the windows, lean out into the sunshine with beautiful hills and trees and marble churches opposite, and close by, the Arno, gurgling against the embankment of the road” E.M. Forster (A room with a view)

A lovely, contemporary home-away-from-home in the very heart of Florence, fully immersed in the city’s enchanted atmosphere and just steps away from world-famous masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s David! Located on the second floor of a historical palace, charmingly restored and equipped with state-of-the art facilities and luxurious amenities, offering ultimate comfort in a truly strategic location, the Alfani apartment is the ideal vacation home for those wishing to explore Florence, and discover its real soul.

  • Alfani apartment in Florence Tuscany

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Nestled among evocative squares and alleys, just a few steps away from world-acclaimed marvels such as Michelangelo’s David, the Florence Duomo and the gold-studded Ponte Vecchio, the Alfani apartment is a superb vacation home strategically set in the very heart of Florence’s city center.

Located on the second floor, the apartment has been entirely restored and fully equipped to meet modern expectations and needs. Featuring modern facilities and tastefully furbished, this charming home-away-from-home boasts an authentic contemporary Florentine atmosphere and provides guests with full comfort in an unrivaled location.

The apartment is comprised of 2 finely appointed double bedrooms, the apartment is ideal for a couple wishing to enjoy a romantic holiday, a small family or two couples’ of friends… the ultimate location for a fulfilling, effortless and thoroughly enjoyable city center holiday!

The two bedrooms each have a private bathroom, one with shower and bathtub one with shower only. Both rooms are exquisite, one of the two is enhanced by a gorgeous frescoed ceiling and a beautiful chandelier.

Located on the second floor, the apartment is accessible via the stairs or an elevator. Stylishly restored and tastefully furnished by the owners, it boasts a refined contemporary style, enhanced by the hardwood floors and marble finishes. Full air-conditioning throughout and state-of-the-art modern facilities (WIFI, satellite TV) ensure guests have all needed for a comfortable, stress-free stay.

The kitchen is equipped with up-to-date appliances - such as a large professional stove, refrigerator with ice maker and a wine cabinet. In addition to the two lovely double bedrooms and kitchen, the apartment features a spacious, bright and welcoming open space - living and dining room – which leads to the terrace.

To ensure guests enjoy maximum comfort and relaxation, the windows on the street side have been equipped with a double window application which guarantees the apartment is extra quiet at all times.

Strategically located in Via degli Alfani, the apartment rises in the midst of Florence’s sites and landmarks, and offers countless tantalizing dining and shopping options practically… at its doorstep!. With Piazza Santissima Annunziata, the Accademia gallery and San Marco Museum just steps away, and the Cathedral, Ponte Vecchio and Uffizi gallery all within 10 minutes walking distance, this charming city center apartment is the ideal vacation home for those desirous to actually “feel” Florence, and become part of it.

Discover Florence, haven of world-celebrated art and treasure chest of century-old traditions! Explore the gorgeous hillside and surroundings! A vacation at the Alfani apartment is not a simple holiday, it is a full lifestyle experience, as E.M.Forster would have put it, it is “a room with a view”!

  • 2 double bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms, one with a shower, the other with a bathtub
  • 1 spacious living/dining area
  • 1 kitchen
  • 1 terrace
  • Elevator to the second floor apartment from the groud floor
  • Air conditioning 
  • WI FI 
  • Satellite TV 
  • DVD player 
  • Elevator
  • In the kitchen: professional stove, refrigerator with ice maker and wine cabinet

Upon request:

  • Maid service
  • Activites such as wine-tasting, pizza and ice-cream making
  • Museum visits with guides
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Drivers

Additional costs:

  • Costs for utilities is 100 euro per week during Spring and Autumn, while A/C is a cost in the summer, which increases the utlity costs to 150 euro per week. For 4 weeks in the summer the utility cost is 500euro. 
  • Tourist city tax in Italy varies from city to city, the cost is between 1 and 5 euro per person/per day. For this apt is should be around 2euro per person and day. It is usually free up until 14 years of age.
  • Damage deposit of 200 euro is requested upon arrival (in cash) for 1 or 2 week stays. For 4 weeks and more, a 300euro deposit is requested. 

Useful information and distances

  • Florence train station Transfer time: 10 minutes by car/taxi 
  • Florence Airport Transfer time: 25 minutes by car 

 Main places of interest and distances

  • Siena Transfer time: 1 hour by car
  • San Gimignano Transfer time: 45 minutes
  • Pisa/Livorno Transfer time: 1 hour and 15 minutes by car 
  • Rome Transfer time: 2 hours and 30 minutes by car
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Sleeps 4
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Weekly rate upon request  

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