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Steve-dara stayed here on Apr 14, 2011 during their trip titled: Steve and Dara Rock The World.
The weather did get better en route and we arrived in Florence to fine sunny skies. Our taxi dropped us outside the apartment we had rented on airbnb.com and Caterina, our host met us at the door and showed us in.
Well, despite being very central to everything (5 minutes walk from the Piazza Duomo) and on a busy pedestrian thoroughfare (often complete with accordion player), the ...
... so beast that I ran out space to take pictures. We had dinner at what was supposed to be the best Italian restaurant in the world. I'd say I think they were right, it was amazing! The next day we are planning on going down to the beach for the whole ...
... we stopped off at a market for fungi, a red bell pepper & fresh bread for our scrambled eggs & toast in the morning. Next stop the Piazzale Michelangelo with the local artists & their watercolors, new brides and grooms marking their commitments with picturesque poses, and an AMAZING view. We sat below a replica of David to give our "dogs"a break and 'international' people watched. Grabbed our first Italian brewski at the Dondino bar in the Palazzo del Santa ...
... I just wanted to look at the line if it was really long then we would know we didn't have time, but we stumbled across it and no joke we waited in line for ten minutes and we were in, it's really cool as you turn the corner once you are in the museum there he is, he s quite impressive really. You're not allowed to take photos but we needed evidence to show the others so we took some sneaky ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Home in Florence B&B
Excellent value, good location
Can only confirm what others are saying on this - clean and excellent value for money. Location was for me a big plus - just nicely away from the main sights in an old area that still seems to be mainly residential (and with the side benefit of excellent local restaurants, cafes, tabacci, etc. at very reasonable - for Florence - prices) but still within comfortable walking distance of everything.
A real gem!
We highly recommend B&B in florence......
Rooms are extremly clean, comfortable and Cheap. Great Location away from the hoards of tourists, but its still only a short walk to all the attractions. Great local restaurant and bars in piazza nearby. There was free internet and the quirky owner paolo is friendly and helpful. Probably the best place we stay in 4 and half months of travelling in europe.
Home Run All The Time
This is my second return to these guys. The apartments they offer are always immaculately clean, and they are located in prime areas of the Center of Florence. If I never see another hotel room again in Florence that is just fine with me. If you have never been to Florence, you MUST GO NOW and make sure you reach out to these guys. Their prices are more than reasonable and they make Florence affordable.
Really enjoyed my stay at B&B of Florence. The staff was quite helpful and very nice. I was on my first trip to Florence and I was doing it Solo. The staff was very helpful and put me at ease. Even waited for me to arrive, as the office closes in the early afternoon, as is local custom. Enjoyed being in the San Spirito area. Many nice people, and not nearly as crowded as being in the tourist areas.
We really enjoyed our stay at Home in Florence
Dear Mr. Massimilliano,
We really enjoyed our stay at Home in Florence as the service was excellent
- good clean room with air-conditioning, internet service and above all your
It was nice of you to help us in sight seeing and with all the information
My two sons and myself were happy to meet you.
We wish "Home in Florence" all the success, and would recommend it to our
friends in case they visit Florence.
Thanking you for your kind concern regarding all our needs.
B and B in Florence is a great place to stay
The accommodation was excellent. Great access to the city in a nice neighbourhood. The room was very spacious and nicely appointed. Our host was pleasant and very helpful. The San Spirito district is a well protected secret and well worth checking out.
The only problem with this establishment was the "breakfast". We were provided with a voucher for breakfast at a near by coffee shop and the owner of the shop was not that thrilled with the business. A spot for breakfast at the residence would be very welcome.
All in all, this was an exceptional stay and great value for money. I also recommend not driving Florence. The streets are hard to navigate and parking is not very plentiful. We walked everywhere easily.
Would Stay Again - Great Place
We spent 3 weeks traveling in France and Italy and stayed at 4 different hotels. This was the least expensive and the best. We opted for the room only price as we wanted to try different places in the city for breakfast. So at 83 euros a night, it was a real bargain. The manager, Massimiliano, speaks very good English. He was extremely friendly and helpful. Our room was clean, air conditioned and spacious. The bathroom was also spacious, even if the shower stall was rather small (we found all the showers were small everywhere we stayed). Two desktop computers and free internet service is available for guests...a real nice perk!!!
A really lovely stay
We had a really lovely stay - we had a wonderful
time in Florence, and were delighted with the room and the welcome, and the
courteous helpful service they gave us. The B&B is a real gem, and I'll
certainly be returning next time I visit Florence; it was a perfect situation
for me - away from the tourist crowds yet in easy reach of everything, and
Oltrarno has a special atmosphere.
After many disappointing experiences at other hostels and cheap hotels, we were delighted to arrive at the B&B (also called At Home in Florence). Beautiful rooms, free internet, and a very friendly staff. The neighborhood was cute and out of the way of the throngs of tourists that flood Florence (it took about 10 minutes to walk to the center of the tourist stuff), but near many Tabacci's and a laundry mat. This was definitely the best place we have stayed in Europe after 9 weeks of travel.
Excellent value for money
This is an excellent value for money option in pricey Florence. This is a bed and breakfast 5 minutes walk from Ponte Vecchio, south of the river. It is in a quiet street with great restaurants around full of Italians rather than tourists.
The rooms are basic but comfortable with air conditioning. We did a room only option (as there are so many places to have breakfast) and our double room was 80 Euros a night.
If you normally stay in one or two star pensiones you will love this place.
Website is bedandbreakfastinflorence