Newly restructured as of August 2015, these holiday accommodations have a prime position for exploring the city, shops, restaurants and museums in front of Palazzo Pitti.
The crisp and clean modern decor is the perfect complement to the historic "palazzo" bringing out its particular personality while offerIing its guests air conditioning, WiFI, Satellite TV and a convenient elevator.
There is one panoramic suite on the top floor, one executive suite, two superior and two double bedrooms. Each room, comfortably furnished with a minimalist decor in soothing shades of white, gray and black. As you walk in from the busy street in front of Palazzo Pitti, you are immediately envolped in silence, tranquilty and relax.
The largest room, Santo Spirito Suite, is located on the top floor and boasts an enviable panorama over the rooftops of Florence with teasing views of Brunelleschi’s Duomo, Santo Spirito and even Palazzo Pitti. The room has a special living room area, that has been arranged to provide the perfect little corner where you can update your travel diary, read a book or sip a cup of hot tea before exploring the city. The executive room Duomo, with a private en suite bathroom, a spacious shower with glass doors and a large shower head, has a comfortable sitting room area and double bed.
Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza Pitti, classified as superior rooms, include all the same high quality basics which distinguish Residenza d'Epoca Toscanelli such as a private bathroom and shower, autonomous air conditioning, electric tea kettle and a selection of teas and coffees for a moment of relax in your room. There are two standard rooms, Tornabuoni and Ponte Vecchio,one with a double bed and one with two single beds for friends travelling together or business colleagues.
Experience will Make the Difference
Located directly in front of the immense Palazzo Pitti, the apartments guarantee a prime position for exploring all of Florence. Shops, museums, restaurants are all within walking distance of the holiday accommodations. The owners of Residenza d’Epoca Toscanelli, who have lived both abroad and in Florence for several years, are prepared to offer you detailed information on how to best spend your time discovering the authentic Florence, the one they love and treasure. Upon request you can make use of the country club swimming pool and tennis courts.
The rooms are all furnished with complimentary beauty kits with shampoo, body soap and lotion. The architectural beauty of this historic palace shines through with the simple yet elegant decor of white, gray and black, with splashes of color and the vintage photographs. The genuine terracotta floor and original wood beam ceilings shine and mix beautifully with the more modern furnishing. There is a common area where guests are encouraged to mix and mingle or simply enjoy the unique experience of residing in a building from the mid 16th century.
Live the City Center
Vacationing within walking distance of all the major sites in Florence, gives you the advantage of truly exploring in depth all the little back streets, special shops and exclusive restaurants. Residenza d’Epoca Toscanelli holiday rooms are located in an area called Oltrano, where you will find Santo Spirito, Santo Carmine, Boboli Gardens, and Torre di San Nicolo. Palazzo Pitti is the first thing you see as you exit the magnificent front door - the very same doors which are perhaps one of the most photographed in all of Florence. The area is rich in local restaurants, which Andrew, one of the owners, is more than willing to help you navigate to find the most authentic and suited to your palate. Nora and Paola can definitely guide you to some of the best shopping in Florence - and all three are well prepared to assist you in visiting Florence like a native.
Tuscany with Ease
The Residenza d’Epoca Toscanelli has arrangements for parking with the local garages, be sure to ask about the discounts. Though located in the city center, it is easy to navigate excursions to the surrounding countryside. With or without a car, Pisa and Lucca are a comfortable distance. Grab a train, a private tour or your own car and easily navigate the trip to the Leaning Tower of Pisa and then the amazing walled city of Lucca, with its small town appeal in a unique historical setting. The proximity of the train station in Florence also makes arrivals and day trips from Rome, Venice and Milano render your itinerary uncomplicated and straightforward. Enjoy the museums, the sites and the shopping all over Italy while making your home in the craddle of the Renissance. Enjoy the panoramic roads in Chianti, with vineyards and olive groves where you can indulge in a wine tasting and visit to the many "cantinas". Residenza d'Epoca Toscanelli offers the opportunity to tour Tuscany in absolute ease.