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Homestay in Historic center - Florence, Italy

About the Homestay

We live in a historic home in the very CENTER of FLORENCE near the famous David, Ponte Vecchio, and Catherdal. Forget stress for buses; we are next door to museums and monuments.
With a 10 minute walk to bus/train stations you can leave for daytrips to the seaside, or to famous towns like Siena, Arezzo, Pisa, Lucca, San Gimignano, or for trekking in Cinque Terre or for winetasting tours in the Tuscan hillsides.
We have been hosting students for decades. I also offer Italian cooking lessons, watercolor lessons, Italian and English lessons.
I love to cook, so breakfast includes my jams homemade with fruit from our place in the country. For evening meals just ask, we will be glad to give you a taste of the famous Tuscan specialties!
My husband smokes the occasional cigar -Toscano, of course!

Additional Info

We speak English, Italian and a little Spanish.

House Facilities
  • Laundry
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

Bedrooms available for booking

   

BEDROOM
35
Triple Room
Sleeps 3

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
3 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

The room has three beds with lots of space to set your computers and room for your things. Florence has a lively nightlife, but you are welcome to come watch TV with us in the evenings.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2+ Guests
Nightly Price
35
65
You have selectedTotal Booking AmountPayable Upon Booking

How it works

About the Area

Our apartment is in the very center of Florence, next to major monuments like the David, Ponte Vecchio and the Cathedral.
Map in hand, you can reach all the museums and bus/train stations on foot.
Florence is also only an hour from the nearest beaches and handy for daytrips to famous towns like Siena, Arezzo, Pisa, Lucca, San Gimignano, or for trekking in Cinque Terre or for winetasting tours in the Tuscan hillsides.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Amusement Park
  • Horse Stables
  • Water sports
  • Sports arena
  • Health club
  • Fishing
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Please note that only a light breakfast is included in the room rate. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
  • Half Board
  • Packed lunch
Diet Type available on request
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Coeliac
  • Kosher
  • Lactose Intolerant
  • Nut Allergies

House Rules

Please keep our house secure and double lock it when leaving.
Please be quiet on the stairs, indoors after 21:00.

Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

16 Reviews

  • 5 hearts
    September 2017

    I had a very good stay at Jeanne and Fabio house. The room was comfortable, quiet. Jeanne and Fabio were very good hosts. For the breakfast, bread and homemade marmelade, tea. I had a dinner with them (15€) which was really good. The appartement is very well located, in a few minutes you are in the very touristic center of Florence. I highly recommand Keanne and Fabio house.

  • 5 hearts
    September 2017

    The place it is central and by that I mean that it is at 5 min from the Dome and 10 min from Uffizi museum. The hosts are easy going and really helpful. We really appreciated our stay.

  • 5 hearts
    August 2017

    This was a great place to stay! Wonderful location close to the uffizi and a lot of shopping. Jeanne had to leave part way through our trip, but her husband was able to step in and host us for the rest of our stay. There are quite a few stairs to get up to the house, but it was no problem for us, just a little extra exercise.

  • 5 hearts
    August 2017

    Familia perfecta. Jeanne y Fabio son personas tranquilas, cariñosas, bondadosas. Jeanne es una fantástica cocinera, todo lo que nos cocino fue de diez. Fabio muy buen anfitrión. Nos sentimos como en nuestra casa. Todo muy limpio y bien organizado. Su casa esta ubicada en el centro de Florencia. Todo muy cerca. Gracias por todo y volveremos a vernos seguro.

  • 5 hearts
    July 2017

    This was the perfect homestay. The central position is ideal for the train station and to explore the whole city. The room was comfortable and spacious, especially as I was a solo traveller, and I slept better than at home. Jeanne and Fabio are wonderful hosts, warm and friendly but not at all intrusive. I had dinner with them and Jeanne is a great cook, her food was delicious and i could not have have eaten better anywhere in Florence. I hope that I will be able to stay with them again on my return.

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  • 4 hearts
    July 2017

    Jeanne and Fabio were good hosts. I was in town for a nearly week-long event and did a little sight-seeing as well. Location was fantastic for accessibility to places I needed to go and public transportation. Although a busy few days, it was nice to be able to have easy access to "home." I enjoyed having dinner with the family the first evening so I could get to know them and they me, which I feel is important (well worth the 15 Euro). They graciously offered me lunch with them shortly after I arrived. The food was delicious. Breakfasts were simple but good. Homemade jams. Local bread. Homegrown olive oil. Usually some type of fruit available. On my last morning I had to leave quite early, before the family awoke, however, Jeanne was gracious enough to leave a few things on the table the night before and tell me what I had access to in the refrigerator so I could eat a breakfast before leaving...felt like home. :) The room had multiple beds. Clean, well set up for guests, whether one or many. Wi-Fi connection was good. Might be helpful if a fan would be available in the heat of the summer...but I never asked...yet I stayed comfortable enough to sleep. FYI: Fabio does smoke his cigar indoors with the windows open to ventilate. Overall, I would recommend Jeanne and Fabio as hosts and would consider staying there again if and when I return to Florence.

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  • 5 hearts
    May 2017

    I had a most enjoyable stay with Jeanne and Fabio. They are lovely people who make you feel at home immediately. I also had some delicious meals with them. If I go back to Florence, which I hope to do, I shall certainly ask to stay with them again! Many thanks to both of them.

  • 5 hearts
    August 2016

    Great trip! Jeanne and Fabio are really nice and welcoming. Their flat is beautiful, the room is comfortable and very clean. Very well located at 5 minutes from the city centre.

  • 5 hearts
    February 2016

    Amazing!!
    Unfortunately Jeanne was not home during our stay but her husband Fabio took great care of us! The food and company was amazing! I would recommend eating dinner with them if you do stay!

    The location was amazing, 5 minutes from the train station and located in the center of Florence. Everything was in walking distance with a lot of shops just below.

    Stay with them and you are guaranteed to have a great experience!

  • 5 hearts
    August 2015

    My friend and I stayed in Jeanne and Fabio's house for five nights and we had a wonderful experience. Firstly, their house is in the most perfect location for a visit to Florence. It is within walking distance of every major attraction and the neighbourhood has a very lively nightlife. Jeanne and her family are fantastic hosts - very welcoming, helpful and informative. Jeanne cooked for us on the first night and the food was amazing. I will happily stay here again next time I stay in Florence. I couldn't recommend Jeanne's place highly enough.

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