We spent 5 nights at the place. Stefano contacted us shortly after booking to check arrival details, even sent us a text message on arrival day to update on arrival time. The place is easy to find, clearly marked by a sign next to front door, located on the 2nd floor (no lift!!!) but be sure to check e.g. GoogleMaps for exact location. Ponte Vecchio bridge and SMN train station can be reached within 20-25 mins by walk.
We were shown our room (no. 9, backyard-side, nice, spacious, and quiet with very little noise from the street, nice furnishings and private bathroom), given a free map with useful hints (e,g, bus lines, recommended restaurants). There is a supermarket nearby for easy shopping (closes on Sundays). Tea/coffee and biscuits available anytime throughout a day, on departure day we were given an earlier breakfast upon request. Breakfast was excellent all the time with a very good choice including cereals, orange juice, toasts, cheese and even fresh fruits available.
All in all, the place is a highly recommendable choice and a good value for money but always bear in mind this is just a B&B not a hotel. However, if we are back in Florence one day, we will definitely stay there again!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- All our rooms are wide and airy and they are equipped with inside bathroom, TV set, hairdryer, air-conditioning/central heating operated independently, wireless Internet free, bath and bed linen. The furnishing is déco style with 19th century pieces of furniture. Inside each room there is a nice table and some chairs so that customers can peacefully have their buffet breakfast in their own room as well as their lunch and dinner. Some of our rooms have also a balcony showing on to the square and some others overlooking Monte Oliveto green and peaceful park.Tutte le nostre camere sono molto ampie e ariose, dotate di bagno interno, tv, asciugacapelli, aria condizionata/riscaldamento manovrabile autonomamente, internet wireless gratis e sono fornite di biancheria da bagno e da letto. L’arredamento è in stile deco, con mobili di spiccato gusto novecentesco.All’interno di ogni stanza è presente un tavolo con sedie, dove i clienti possono portare il vassoio della colazione a Buffet che viene servita la mattina, e potersi godere a pieno e in tutta tranquillità e intimità la propria colazione in camera. Questo stesso spazio può essere utilizzato durante il giorno per pranzare e cenare o comunque per trascorrere momenti di relax. Alcune stanze hanno il balcone privato che affaccia sulla piazza, altre sul retro con la vista del parco di Monte Uliveto. ... more less
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