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Residenza Il Carmine

Via d'Ardiglione, 28, 50124 Florence, Italy
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Residenza Il Carmine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Black Mountain, North Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We stayed in the apartment and loved it. While we were steps away from great food and all of the main attractions, we felt tucked away in our own private little corner when we were in the apartment. We used the small kitchen to prepare fresh pasta from a nearby shop one evening. There is a small, but clean and... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

My wife and I had the best experience of our 3 week trip when we stayed in the "Domus" apartment at the Residenza Il Carmine this Fall. We were warmly welcomed by a member of the owning family and received very useful advice on restaurants and services in Florence. The staff did everything they could to make our stay comfortable... More

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Berkeley, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I don't know what to add that hasn't been included in the other reviews. This is a wonderful oasis in busy, frenetic Florence. I just returned from my second stay there and will try to stay once again in the apartment called Mirra next year. The Oltrarno is my favorite part of Florence and these garden apartments along with the... More

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Santa Barbara, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We stayed in the Oro apartment for 6 nights and we were so happy and comfortable, we didn't want to leave. The owners made us feel like we were their personal guests. They even let us borrow an umbrella one evening. The apartment is good sized, very comfortable and has everything travelers need, including coffee and tea. There was a... More

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Somerset West, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We really enjoyed our four day stay at Residenza il Carmine. Upon our arrival, we were welcomed by Catarina, who took time to explain to us how to use the facilities in our room and give us advice on where to shop and eat in the neighbourhood. With her advice and directions, we found our way and everything we needed... More

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Columbia, Maryland
3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We LOVED staying at the Residenza Il Carmine. My 24 yr old daughter and I spent a week there from June 10-17 and found it to be the perfect base for exploring Florence. Our apartment was spotlessly clean, very spacious, and beautifully decorated. The beds were comfortable and extra pillows and blankets were conveniently stored in the bedroom. The kitchen... More

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London, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We loved it here, stayed a week. We stayed in two of the rooms off of the garden. Had bathroom, kitchenette, kitchen table and separate area for the bed. Big windows were great for fresh air in the mornings and evenings (had screens so we didn't have to worry about bugs). Was clean, comfortable and safe. Katerina and her mother... More

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We rented two smaller garden apartment - Oro and Incenso. Both really comfortable, clean, quiet and nicely furnished & decorated. The suites surround a courtyard with a gorgeous, wild and intimate garden next to the glorious Santa Maria Del Carmine church (whose baptistry is a MUST SEE). Lovely church bells ring in the morning & evening. The building is on... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

I would wholeheartedly recommend this place. We spent 3 nights there in March, and loved having our own little apartment after almost a month of hotels. The apartment was very cute, and we enjoyed picking up groceries from nearby stores and cooking our dinners. There are also very nice restaurants in the area that we enjoyed. The owners stocked up... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We stayed in the Domus apartment which was great value. From the moment we arrived, the service was amazing. The lady that checked us in was so helpful, showing us around the apartment, recommending local restaurants and marking things on the map for us. The apartment was beautiful and spacious with a kitchen for cooking. The location was good to... More

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Address: Via d'Ardiglione, 28, 50124 Florence, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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Residenza il Carmine is the ideal alternative to a standard hotel.We are located in the Oltrarno ( meaning "Beyond the river Arno ),in Santo Spirito area,just few steps from Ponte Vecchio,Pitti Palace and Uffizi Gallery.One of the most fascinating parts of the city,where the narrow streets,little squares,old trattorias,markets and craftsmen'sworkshops,still breathe the spirit of old Florence.Our apartments,well furnished and particulary warm,are located in our beautiful garden and in the historical 17th century Palace.Residenza il Carmine è la perfetta alternativa ad un hotel.Ci troviamo nell'Oltrarno,nella zona di Santo Spirito,proprio a pochi passi dal Ponte Vecchio,Palazzo Pitti e la Galleria degli Uffizi.Questo è uno dei luoghi più pittoreschi e affascinanti della città,dove le stradine, le piazzette, le vecchie trattorie e i mercati ci fanno ancora respirare il legame con la Firenze antica.I nostri appartamenti,totalmente e finemente arredati,si trovano nel giardino della Residenza e nel Palazzo storico del 1600. ... more   less 
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