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Octopus Apartment - Borgo San Frediano

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Florence, Tuscany
If you would like to change your perspective of the town you have to stay in this beautiful full equipped apartment on the other side of the river Arno. In Borgo San Frediano, at the 3th floor with elevator of a really classy ancient building, with a nice terrace and a good living space. You will love this new face of the city, where the people is still the real/original one (florentine DOC!) but still close to the heart of the city (10/15 minutes walking to Ponte Vecchio). You will be close to the Central Train Station (10 minutes walking) if you would like to take a day off to Siena, Perugia, Pisa and Cinque Terre. I will be happy to help you to plan your stay in Florence and give you advices about the best museums and the best restaurants in town. Now, let's explain something more about the apartment: at the entrance you will find... Read more
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2011
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

The apartment is conveniently located just a short walk from the train station, it’s on the other side of the river and in a quieter neighborhood yet close to everything. There are lots of shops, cafés, restaurants and attractions in the immediate vicinity, we loved...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank adamore
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This apartment was great and the terrace is a great was to end the day. Maddalena was great and gave us many suggestions on what to do in Florence. I was hesitant to stay across the river from the main attractions (Duomo etc.), but I...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Cameron Z
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

This is the best way to visit Florence. Live in a small community only a 15-minute walk from the train station. See the Duomo from the balcony. Hear the church bells. Visit the local grocery store and cook your meal or walk 5 minutes in...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank Denise92011
maddalenag, VR Owner at Octopus Apartment - Borgo San Frediano, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you Denise! I'm so glad about your words, it's always a pleasure to welcome you here in Florence and I really hope to see you soon :)

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Elevator/Lift access
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
    1 Full bath
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
The apartment is located in the 'oltrarno', the most ancient and characteristic quarter of Florence, at the beginning of the Historical Center. In the quarter you'll find churches of Carmine, Cestello, Santo Spirito, and beautiful Palazzo Pitti with the garden of Boboli. Here you can find old 'trattoria' and sunday food markets. You will eat great food for less money and feel the real spirit of the old city. You could be like a florentine in his home town!
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How to get there
Airport: Amerigo Vespucci Florence: 8.0 km
Railway: Santa Maria Novella Central : 1.0 km
From the airport you can take the shuttle to Florence Central Train Station (Santa Maria Novella) for € 6 each. Then you can decide if you want to take another bus - number 6 in front of the station main exit - (regular ticket € 1.20) or if you prefer to take a cab (about 8 euro + extra luggages). Alternatively you can take a taxi directly from the airport to the city center (the exact apartment address) for about 20 euro (plus extra luggages). It will take about 20 minutes ride. The taxi I mean is not private, it is the white one with regular licence you can find out side the airport exit.
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