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Il Fiorino




In the heart of the old town, just behind the famous Santa Croce square.

Special Features

Romantic apartment on the noble floor of an ancient 16th-century palazzo.

Prices € 1690 per weekPrices, Availability & Booking
  • Air con
  • Internet
  • Terrace
  • TV
  • Airport distance:
    Florence 10 km
    Pisa 100 km
    Rome 285 km


Richly decorated...

This lovely apartment is located on the piano nobile (noble floor) of an ancient 16th-century palazzo just behind beautiful Piazza Santa Croce. The apartment has been completely and beautifully restored; its central location puts many of Florence's attractions right at your doorstep, as well as coffee bars, restaurants, and shops. There is a grocery store just 200 meters from the apartment. Santa Croce square is just a one-minute walk, and the Uffizi Gallery is just ten minutes away. Other favorites are Michelangelo's David in the Accademia, the Duomo, Campanile and Bapistry, the museum of the works of the Duomo, the Palazzo Vecchio, the Bargello, San Marco with Fra Angelica's frescos and San Miniato, not to mention the Ponte Vecchio, Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens. Think of Florence for leather, lace, linens, Florentine paper and paper products, wine, food and monthly rentals off season. Do you wish to whet your appetite for Florence? Visit our new culture website and browse through the 70 museums of Florence:

The owner, a well-known photographer and writer, has personally furnished and decorated this unique apartment with an interesting blend of tradition, taste, and high-tech design, along with a few hints from the recent past of the 50's, 60's, and 70's. These diverse styles come together to give the apartment a relaxing, comfortable ambience. The architecture of the surrounding buildings, with their tiny private courtyards, gives the Il Fiorino apartment a cozy, secluded feeling, in spite of being located in the heart of Florence. 


Villa Details

Il Fiorino 2+1

1 entrance hall
1 living room with dining area
1 studio (with pull-out sofa for one)
1 kitchen with access to the terrace
1 double bedroom
2 bathrooms
1 terrace

The apartment is located on the first floor (US: second floor) of an elevator building. Its impressive entrance is decorated with brightly-colored 18th-century frescoes on its walls and high ceilings.

An archway leads to a modern living room, with white couches, and a dining area with a table for four. A small hallway leads to a studio, completely adorned with frescoes and outfitted with satellite TV, high-speed Internet access, telephone/fax, and stereo. A sofa converts to a single bed to sleep an additional guest. Next to the studio is a bathroom with shower. The kitchen is bright and spacious, and a door opening onto a lovely terrace just perfect for al fresco dining in the summer.

The owner's eye for the aesthetic is perhaps most obvious in the beautiful wood-paneled double bedroom. A queen-sized bed (can not be separated) is a crossover between a traditional wooden bed and a modern platform bed. There is an en suite bath with sink and tub, and a separate WC. 

The apartment has a modern air-conditioning system. Because of the historic frescoes, the owners are not permitted to install central air conditioning; but "splits" located in the living room and kitchen cool the entire apartment, thanks to the process of "invert technology."

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Il Fiorino 01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Il Fiorino
2+1 PAX 2
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Special price if rented for less than one week:
EUR 1500 if rented for 5 or less days.

Reservations are not limited to rental periods from Saturday to Saturday.
Pets not allowed.

Security deposit, electricity, gas, air conditioning, heating, telephone, additional bed, final cleaning to be paid in euros on the premises:

  • Security deposit: EUR 400, EUR 600 if rented one month or longer.
  • Electricity and gas: metered.
  • Air conditioning and heating (if required): metered.
  • Telephone: metered.
  • Additional bed if maximum capacity PAX is exceeded: EUR 150 per week or less than 7 days.
  • Final cleaning: EUR 100.
  • Upon request and approval of the owner a late arrival is possible between 7.00 pm and 9.00 pm at an extra fee: EUR 50.

Bed, bath and kitchen linens, water, Internet high speed connection (no WIFI) all included in the price.


Please note: the Google Maps are only approximative, the exact address will be given after finalized booking.

Guests Reviews

Our Guests Reviews

This apartment was incredible! It's location could not be better - right next to the Santa Croce. We walked to the the sites with no problem - the Cathedral, San Lorenzo, Medici Chapels, The Accademia and David, Uffizi, Pitti, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza Signoria, Piazza Republica. Nothing was more than a few minutes. Needless to say, restaurants and shopping everywhere. The owner met us and gave us an orientation to the apartment, along with recommendations and restaurants which reflected our interests. Do not miss this one!
K. Walker, September 2017

Great location and a relaxing place to come home to each day
Left on Oct 9, 2010 for a stay in Sep 2016
It makes for a more enjoyable holiday when you can come back to a "home away from home". The location of IL Fiorino couldn't have been better for us. Right alongside Santa Croce which had so much happening - including a 3 day beer festival. The markets were close for buying our produce for cooking and we simply enjoyed roaming the streets. A very comfortable property, well apointed with free internet use and local calls. Extra cost for electricity, gas etc amounted to no more than 30 Euor after a week and we cooked every day. Recommend for couples.