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Corilla's Palace, true Florence core center house

The hall
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78 reviews
The hall
The hall
The most famous owner of the palace
The hall
The hall
Sight on the Medici Chapels from the hall
The hall
The corridor
Sight on Piazza dell'Olio
The Black Eagle Hotel where W.A.Mozart stayed during his first Italian Grand Tour seen from home
The Kitchen
The kitchen
The kitchen
The kitchen
The main bedroom
The main bedroom
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Dining room, fire place
The dining room
The dining room
The dining room fire place
Florentine paintings
Florentine paintings
Night sight of the Dome
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Florence, Tuscany
In this house the young W.A.Mozart played on April 3rd 1770 during his first Italian journey, hosted by Corilla Olimpica in her famous and fascinating cultural saloon. Napoleone Bonaparte wanted a still existing marble slab at the entrance of the palace to remember her.

Corilla, celebrated also by Madame De Stael in 'Corinne ou l'Italie', was appointed Court Poetess by the Granduca di Toscana and by the Zarina of Russia. She celebrated with her 'improvviso' poems most of the main Italian happenings of the XVIII century among Rome, Florence and Bologna. This is the right place to spend some time visiting and studying Florence.

All the Museums and art masterpieces are around you and you can reach them with very short walks, the house is 100m from the Dome. There are wonderful sights on the Medici Chapels and the Chur...
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Listing #HL100909
About the Owner
Mario C
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I commonly meet my guests at their arrival at the train station. If they arrive at the airport a taxi is the best way to reach rapidly the house.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful apartment close to all attractions .Very friendly owner. He came to the train station along with his son to pick us up! Walking distance from train station. we had a wonderful time in Florence and apartment was perfect! Thank you Mario and Romeo!

Thank gregk871
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Margaret, it was a pleasure to host you ! All the best, Mario & Romeo

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend this place to anyone. The location is perfect, just a stones throw away from the beautiful duomo. Plenty of restaurants and shops around. The apartment has everything you need, a fully functional kitchen and spacious bedrooms. The apartment is lovely and has...More

Thank Antony K
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Dear Antony, thank you for the suggestion given, we will fix the problem ASAP, hope it was not so disturbing! Best regards, Mario & Romeo

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

We spent 6 nights in this lovely historic apartment. It is huge and we felt like we were at home. The owner Mario provides everything including a well equipped kitchen, washing machine, lovely furnishings including incredible antiques, elegant fabrics, and a modern bathroom. Travel books...More

Thank KMJJ
Management response:Responded 10 June 2018

Dear Jennifer, thank you so much from Romeo and me, we hope to see you again in Florence, All the best, Mario & Romeo

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Elevator/Lift access
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (1)
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No parties allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 King
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
EUR 140
EUR 850
10 Jan 2018 -
22 Dec 2018
3 nights
EUR 140
EUR 850
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • cleaning fee: AU$62 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Minimun 2 guests for 3 nights is accepted. Daily rate is 140,00 euro/2persons/night all inclusive. Additional guests up to 4: €50/guest. A maid is available at € 10,00/hour. 4th floor with magnificent views on Duomo and Medici Chapels. Lift at the floor. Linen and tovels free, changed once a week. 400m from the railway station. Core centre.
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About the neighbourhood
Built on the site of an Etruscan settlement, Florence, the symbol of the Renaissance, rose to economic and cultural pre-eminence under the Medici in the 15th and 16th centuries. Its 600 years of extraordinary artistic activity can be seen above all in the 13th-century cathedral (Santa Maria del Fiore), the Church of Santa Croce, the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace, the work of great masters such as Giotto, Brunelleschi, Botticelli and Michelangelo
Getting around
The house is at walking distance (400m) from the train station and from the bus station. You can reach from these all Tuscany in abbove about 2h.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Firenze: 3.0 km
Railway: Firenze Santa Maria Novella: 0.4 km
Ferry: Leghorn (Italian west Coast): 90.0 km
By car: there is a garage at 300m from the house, in via del Giglio (Garage Giglio), daily rate is € 25,00. Alternatively the Railway Station Garage is at 400m (same rate). Differently you can park freely at Novoli and take the first bus to the centre.

By train: the Santa Maria Novella (Centre) Railway Station is at 500m.

By plane: you only need to take the shuttle to the Centre or to the Santa Maria Novella R. S. plus 500m walk.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 90.0 km.
Nearby cities
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