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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Florence, Tuscany

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Janet S
Lake Park, United States
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4 reviews
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“An exceptional stay!”
Reviewed 2 December 2016 for a stay in November 2016
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This villa is absolutely exceptional in every way! It is in a beautiful building dating, more than likely, from the mid 1400-1500's and has the character to prove it, but with the modern amenities to make you doubt it's age. The villa Buonarroti (Michelangelo's surname) is located on the Oltrarno side of the Arno River. This side of the river is a bit quieter, but this particular street is busy but very safe. The fortress style front door as well as your interior villa door is quite beautiful and secure. The modern windows provide absolute quiet when closed! This side of the river is an authentic locals neighborhood with outstanding restaurants without the crowds and all within walking distance. The villa is well appointed with linens, blankets, necessary toiletries, etc. The villa is three bedrooms laid out over three floors that meander (only 3-4 steps for each floor). Hard to describe...not your typical three story villa: very charming! An elevator will take you to your front door, however. All three bedrooms have their own private bathroom with two of the bathrooms having showers, tub. The hardwood flooring throughout , exposed wood beams and casement style (ultra thick) windows just add to the charm. The terrace is the icing on the cake! We purposely hunted for a villa that would offer a terrace. This terrace is very large, has potted herbs for cooking and quite the view of a nearby cathedral bell tower as well as the Duomo, if you stand on your tippy toes. November was a perfect time to visit Florence with perfect temperatures in the mid to high 60's and very few crowds. This is the perfect villa in every way! The staff of Windows On Italy were exceptional as well! Very easy and accommodating rental, check in and check out process. The greeter stayed in touch with us to arrange our check in despite a Sunday arrival and a very late flight. The entire staff was very wonderful!

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Liked best: The charm of the villa and the outdoor terrace....also the location could not be beat!
Liked least: Nothing to dislike, honestly.
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
2 Dec 2016
Dear Janet,
reading your review really made our day. Truly, one of the most beautiful feedback we received recently.

Thank you so much for being our guest, and we hope you'll come to visit us again soon.

The whole Windows on Italy staff sends their regards and wishes you a lovely weekend.
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