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Torre dei Sapiti Apartment

Oltrarno city-center apartment with kitchen

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Florence, Tuscany, Italy

Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • 24 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • 5 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Washing machine

What’s around

  • In Oltrarno
  • Historic Center - Downtown - 1 min walk
  • Via Maggio - 2 min walk
  • Church of Santa Felicita - 2 min walk
  • Ponte Vecchio - 3 min walk
  • Via de' Tornabuoni - 3 min walk

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Double Bed and 1 Double Murphy Bed

Bedroom 2

2 Twin Beds

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Guests

About this apartment

The historical centre – Borgo San Jacopo entrance in Via dei Sapiti, a very quiet pedestrian street, a few steps from the Ponte Vecchio. Apartment of 92 sqm in a historical 14th century building, ground floor, 2 double rooms; 1 living room,1 bathroom, ample 30 sqm court.


STAY SAFE!TM – Covid-19 prevention measures: security procedure for check-in, security procedure for check-out, rethinking spaces for Covid-19 prevention measures, disinfection after each stay. No common spaces to share with other guests.



Very quiet apartment on two levels. Spacious living room with two sofas and view on the front court, dining room, kitchenette complete with appliances (fridge, freezer, dishwasher, kettle, coffee machine, toaster). Floor in terracotta tiles and typical wood beam ceiling. Utility room with washing machine and microwave. Easy stairs with around 15 steps to get to the second floor. One bedroom with two single beds and one bedroom with double bed and the possibility to set another single bed. Bathroom with spacious shower.

The apartment is accessible through a large private court with a tiny relax corner.

The apartment really don't need AC because it is cool even during the Summer hottest days. It has big walls so the heat is kept outside.



FACILITIES: free wi-fi, independent heating, TV, stereo, hairdryer, iron, fans, sheets and towels.



Garage near the apartment (please contact us to book).

Europcar, Hertz and Avis 5-10 minutes on foot.

Bus stops 2 minutes on foot.



HISTORICAL NOTE

The apartment is situated inside the Sapiti’s Tower dated back to the 14th century. The Tower was part of a medieval village with tower houses that wasn’t bombed during the Second World War. This building belonged to the convent with the Romanesque church of San Jacopo Soprarno which gave name to the village.

In the court there is a chimney that was used by the convent.





HOUSE RULES

GUESTS ACCESS

Free check-in from 2pm until 7.30pm.

Supplements for check-in outside regular hours:

€25 for check-in after 7.30pm

€40 for check-in after 10.00pm

€80 for check-in from midnight until 2.00am

Please note that as the accommodation is not a hotel we kindly ask you to arrange an appointment with Cecilia or Isabella for your check-in.

Once you've made an appointment, if you arrive more than 1 hour late without informing, you'll have to pay 25 € supplement.



Check-out from 8.30am to 10am.



For check-ins and check-outs on special days (December 25th and 26th, January 1st, Easter, August 15th) there is a 40€ supplement.



PAPERWORK AND LOCAL TAXES

At check-in, guests will be asked for their documents for notification to the authorities and to sign a lease contract, as required by Italian law.

Also required is payment of €4.00 per person per night (up to 7 nights and for those starting from 12 years old) which is paid to the Commune of Florence. Those who are attending relatives in hospital are excluded from the payment.



CAR ACCESS: The apartment is situated in the ZTL zone, accessible by car only by booking with the garage

Complete care of the furniture, respect for others living nearby and punctuality are essential

Please don’t put wet objects on the furniture

The consumptions of electricity, AC, gas and heating are included but we kindly ask you to pay attention to their consumption otherwise there could be an extra fee to be paid at your

check-out
There is an extra cleaning fee of €50 if the apartment is left very dirty and with rubbish/garbage

If you lose the keys you will have to pay 20 € for each new set

No smoking inside the apartment

No parties or events

Host can cancel the reservation and hold a deposit if the rules are not respected

Silence from 10pm to 8am

For any intervention for issues not caused by a malfunction of the property there will be a 30€ extra fee for the first hour, then 20€ each hour. From 19.30 to 22.30 there will be a 50€ extra fee for the first hour, then 30€ each hour.



LANDMARKS

The apartment, with historical value (15th to 16th century) is situated in the historical centre in a privileged position, from which you can reach many artistic sites and some of the most famous places of interest in a few minutes walking:

- Train station FS Santa Maria Novella: 10 min

-Ponte Vecchio (Arno river landscape, jewelries): 3 min

-Loggia del Porcellino ( leather and straw-craft market), Porcellino statue (P.Tacca): 3 min

-Piazza della Repubblica (ancient Roman “castrum”): 3 min

-P.zza Santa Trinita, via Tornabuoni (boutiques: Gucci, Armani, Versace, Cavalli, Dolce & Gabbana, I. Saint Laurent, Valentino, Chanel, Cartier, Dior ecc.): 2-3 min.

-Palazzo Davanzati (Palazzo della Casa Fiorentina Antica (XIVth cent.): 2-3 min

-Galleria degli Uffizi: 4 min

-Piazza della Signoria-Palazzo Vecchio(Arnolfo, 1299), Loggia dei Lanzi: 4 min

-Palazzo Strozzi (B. Da Maiano, 1489): 5 min

-Orsanmichele (1337), external Donatello, Brunelleschi, Verrocchio, Giambologna's statues, ceramic tondo by Luca della Robbia, gothyc interior: 5 min

-Palagio dell’Arte della Lana (sec XIII): 5 min

-Museo Nazionale (Palazzo del Bargello, 1255): famous sculptures by Donatello, Michelangelo, GiamBologna, Cellini, Ammannati… Byzantine, Etruscan, Roman, European art: 7 min

-Oratorio di San Filippo Neri (sec XVII-XVIII), P.zza San Firenze: 7 min

-Duomo, Cupola del Brunelleschi, Campanile di Giotto, Battistero, Nuovo Museo Opera del Duomo: 6 min

-Palazzo Pitti (Galleria Palatina, Galleria Arte Moderna, Galleria del Costume, Museo delle Carrozze, Museo degli Argenti, Museo delle Porcellane) - Giardino di Boboli: 8 min

-P.zza e Basilica S. Maria Novella (L.B. Alberti) - Museo del Novecento: 8 min

-P.zza e Basilica di Santo Spirito (Brunelleschi): 9 min

-Basilica del Carmine (ciclo di affreschi di Masaccio): 14 min

-Basilica San Lorenzo-Biblioteca Laurenziana-Cappelle Medicee (Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, Donatello): 9 min

-Mercato Di San Lorenzo (food shops, restaurants, leather market, clothes, souvenirs...): 10 min

-Palazzo Medici-Riccardi (Michelozzo, 1445, modern palace prototype): 10 min

-Basilica Santa Croce (Arnolfo: big Italians Pantheon, Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, L. B. Alberti, Foscolo, Alfieri, Rossini's tombs), frescos by Giotto, Cappella dei Pazzi (Brunelleschi), Cenacolo…9 min

-Galleria dell’Accademia (David and Prigioni by Michelangelo, Ratto Sabine Giambologna, Pinacoteca, Gipsoteca, Museo degli Strumenti Musicali…): 14 min

-Museo di San Marco: (Beato Angelico, Convento di Michelozzo…) 15 min

-P.zza SS: Annunziata (Brunelleschi, 1419 prototype of renaissance and modern architecture), Basilica SS: Annunziata: 15-20 min

-Museo Archeologico Nazionale (2nd Egyptian collection after Torino, cultures Villanoviana, Paleoveneta, Greek, Etruscan, Roman)



Other

famous places reachable 30- 60 min walking or by bus:
- Piazzale Michelangelo-Basilica di San Miniato (Romanic style, 1013): wonderful panorama

- Villa e Giardino Bardini (panorama)

- Forte di Belvedere (Buontalenti, 1590), exhibitions, panorama- via San Leonardo

- Parco della Musica (Nuovo Teatro dell’Opera) - Parco delle Cascine – Stazione Leopolda

- Fortezza da Basso (Congress center, exhibitions, expos), 1534, Antonio da Sangallo

- Fiesole , wonderful panorama, Etruscan tombs, Teatro Romano (summer shows), Roman baths, archeological museum - Villa Medici (1451, Michelozzo o L.B. Alberti, Renaissance villas prototype, other villas spread in the hills.

- Settignano: panorama, Renaissance villas and gardens – Villa Medicea della Gamberaia (italian garden)

- Itinerario Ville Medicee (UNESCO heritage)

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Oltrarno
  • Historic Center - Downtown - 1 min walk
  • Via Maggio - 2 min walk
  • Church of Santa Felicita - 2 min walk
  • Ponte Vecchio - 3 min walk
  • Via de' Tornabuoni - 3 min walk
  • Vasari Corridor - 3 min walk
  • Accademia Italiana - 4 min walk
  • Salvatore Ferragamo Museum - 4 min walk
  • Pitti Palace - 5 min walk
  • Santo Spirito Basilica - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Peretola Airport (FLR) - 23 min drive
  • Florence Santa Maria Novella Station - 14 min walk
  • Florence (ZMS-Santa Maria Novella Train Station) - 15 min walk
  • Porta al Prato Station - 22 min walk
  • Cascine Station - 25 min walk
Profile: Oltrarno

Profile: Oltrarno

Oltrarno is acclaimed for its museums and riverfront, and visitors here can explore Pitti Palace and Ponte Vecchio. This artistic neighborhood in Florence is well-known for its gardens and cathedral.

Known widely for its art, this neighborhood's cultural spots include Porcelain Museum and Museum of Zoology and Natural History. Check out popular landmarks such as Piazzale Michelangelo and Porta Romana, and enjoy the area's historical sites.

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The apartment

Key facts

  • Apartment (990 sq ft)
  • Garage
  • WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Heating
  • Washing machine

Bedrooms

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 2 twin/single beds
  • Bedroom two - 1 double bed and 1 murphy bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 1 bathroom
  • Full bathroom - 1 shower, 1 bidet, and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils

Dining

  • Dining table

Entertainment and recreation

  • TV
  • Health or beauty spa nearby

Outside

  • Porch or lanai

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 5
  • Minimum check-in age: 18

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 2:30 PM
  • Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

  • Pets not allowed

Policies

  • All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.

    Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a deadbolt lock on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Contactless check-in is available.

    The property is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between guest stays.

    This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy).

Also known as

  • Torre dei Sapiti Apartment Apartment
  • Torre dei Sapiti Apartment Apartment Florence
  • House
  • Torre Dei Sapiti
  • Torre dei Sapiti Apartment Florence

FAQs

  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Onsite parking options include a garage.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 2:30 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Trattoria Bordino (3-min walk), Ristorante Trattoria Angiolino (3-min walk), and Palazzo Tempi (4-min walk).