Appartamento Conti Guerrini D is a nice 60-square-meter (about 645 square
feet) apartment which sleeps four people. It is located in the center of
Florence, 400 meters (about 440 yards) from the Cathedral of Santa Maria del
Fiore, 10 minutes from the railway station, in an alley which is reasonably
quiet for being in the heart of the city (it is closed to traffic except for
residents, tourists and deliveries).
The apartment is equipped with air-conditioning and winter heating. A broadband Internet connection is available for your laptop at no charge, Wi-Fi or through a standard Ethernet port (bring your own cable or borrow one at the
reception). Daily maid service is available as well.
Appartamento Conti Guerrini D has a large double bedroom with a king-size bed,
a living room with a divan bed that unfolds into two single beds, a kitchen and an elegant bathroom with shower.
The building where Appartamento Conti Guerrini D is located dates back to 1700.
It was originally owned by the noble and rich Counts Guerrini, and has been
carefully restored in 2006. The building has been divided into 12 elegant
vacation apartments, located on the first, second, third and fourth floor. On the ground floor you will find a reception
desk, open in the morning and in the afternoon, where a concierge will be
available to offer advice and assistance. Each floor is reached by an
elevator or by an ancient stairway made of Firenzuola stone, the characteristic
grey stone of the Tuscan buildings.
On the ground floor there is also a charming, tiny, inner yard, which is
equipped with just one table and a few chairs. This table can be reserved
for a romantic dinner, if you wish. Although there is no restaurant in the
building itself, you can order meals from a choice of local restaurants that
will deliver, to your apartment or to the small yard.
Even though nor the building itself nor the apartments have clothes-washing
facilities, you will find that just across the street there is a laundry shop
with both token laundry or serviced laundry.
Your apartment is
located on the fourth floor (which can be reached by an elevator).
From the entrance door you will enter the kitchen. From the kitchen you will
enter a short corridor that will take you to
the living room, the bedroom and the bathroom. The rooms have elegant wood
floors, and are furnished with modern designer pieces. The original
double-height windows have double-glazed glasses that allow for a reasonably
quiet environment even in the heart of a busy city.
The kitchen is equipped with a 2-ring electric hob,
microwave oven, toaster, and refrigerator with freezer. There is also a
table and four chairs.
The living room has a divan bed that unfolds into two single beds and a LCD
The bedroom has a king-size bed, and it is equipped with LCD satellite
television. The windows open on a small alley at the back of the building,
and you will have a side view of the Brunelleschi Rotunda.
The bathroom, which has a shower, is spacious, well-fitted and classy, made
in black marble.
Appartamento Conti Guerrini D is situated in the center of Florence, within
walking distance of the most important sights, such as the Uffizi Gallery, the
Ponte Vecchio, Giotto's bell tower, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore with
Brunelleschi's dome, and the many other historical and artistic treasures that
the historical center keeps.
The area is very characteristic, made up of small alleys, many of which are
closed to traffic except for residents, deliveries and tourist heading to their
accommodation. A car is not necessary to stay at Appartamento Conti
Guerrini D, but if you have one you will be able to park it in a nearby garage,
which offers valet service, or at a number of paid public parking lots.
Restaurants, cafes, shops, grocery stores are all readily available and
within walking distance as well.
Appartamento Conti Guerrini D is indeed a great base if you wish to visit
Florence and return to relax into a spacious, elegant apartment at the end of a
long sightseeing day.