The refined yet simple decor at Residence La Medicea complements the elegant building and distinguished position of these 11 self catering apartments in the heart of Florence. With a combination of studio apartments and accommodations for up to 5 persons, it is possible to find just the right space for your vacation needs which include free WiFi, air conditioning, clothes washer & dryer.
The crowning touch is the panoramic terrace, which has a prime view over the church of San Lorenzo and the active Florentine street below - people watching has never been so much fun. Shopping, restaurants, museums and public transport are all just minutes outside your front door.
Your Home in Florence
The Residence Palazzo La Medicea finds itself in a building with a history which dates back to the 1800's when it was used a manufacturing area men’s elegant dress shirts and fine linens for the home. During the last intervention, the owner’s found several pieces of vintage sewing machines and antique machinery which they display throughout the residence. The top two floors, accessible with an elevator, house 11 self catering apartments. There are two compact studio apartments, with a full bathroom, kitchen, double bed and view over the city. The other apartments are comprised of 1, 2 and three bedroom with an eat-in kitchen. The kitchens come fully furnished with a stove and oven, refrigerator and accessories for cooking a full meal. Note that there is a 3 night minimum stay and they are ideal for longer stays with abundant space and a convenient position for catching trains and buses to other destinations for day trips.
The well thought out floor plan of each apartment has graced them with spacious rooms and lots of natural light, with the large panoramic windows. Particular are many of the bathrooms, which enjoy a prime view as well. The two bedroom apartments have exceptionally large bedrooms which permit the addition of a baby cot. Each apartment contains a storage closet, so you can make the most of your space. Dedicated to giving you all the comforts of home, Residence La Medicea provides a common room with a clothes washer and a clothes dryer, as well as an ironing board and iron. You will find free WiFi throughout the residence for all of your communication needs. Each and every apartment has its own private heating, air conditioning unit and sound proof windows for added comfort.
Though the residence provides you with the best comforts and many extras, it is the personal touches that always make the difference. The owners work tirelessly before you arrive to assure that your accommodations fit your requirements, attending your emails with and specific requests regarding baby furnishings or adjustments for large groups, like a destination wedding party. Your are greeted upon arrival and escorted to your apartment personally by the on site hostess. She is available to answer your questions regarding the city, shopping, restaurants and tours with up to date information about all the best locations.
After a long day of wine tasting, boutique shopping and museum visits, the best part of your holiday is grabbing the bottle delicious local wine, a couple of glasses and heading out to the one of a kind panoramic terrace. The historic palazzo sits only meters away from the Basilica di San Lorenzo which is one of the largest churches of Florence, Italy, situated at the center of the city’s main market district. From the terrace you can appreciate the sunrise over the city skyline and Medici Chapel and the evening you can relax in the shade patio terrace and listen to the city come alive at sunset.
The self catering residences are set in the very center of the city just steps from Piazza del Duomo where you can admire the Cathedral, the Baptistery, Giotto’s bell tower, the Cupola designed by Brunelleschi and other important sites. Plan a morning strolling through the permanent open air market where you can find every imaginable type of souvenir of your time in Florence a well as Tuscan food products, fruit and vegetables. Upon request, Palazzo La Medicea organizes city tours with a guide, cooking classes, wine tasting, visits to Chianti wine cellars and hikes in the surroundings. For shopping lovers, the staff can provide all necessary information to get to the nearest outlet near the city where guests can find the most important Italian designer brands (Gucci, Prada, Armani, D&G and many more.)