PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: This beautiful apartment in the heart of Florence is located on the third floor of a historic building overlooking Piazza San Simone and close to Santa Croce. It is a bright and sunny apartment with a kitchen, two double rooms, one with a double bed and one with two single beds, and a bathroom. It has all the amenities required such as dishwasher, refrigerator, oven, microwave, kettle, washer, LCD TV, hob, Italian coffee maker, hair dryer and all linen provided ie. bath towels, bed sheets, etc. The apartment is air-conditioned and has free Wifi. AREA DESCRIPTION: Located in the Santa Croce area, statement of the Italian Renaissance, in the heart of Florence. Being situated close to Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Piazza della Repubblica, all the main attractions are within walking distance, museums, shops, bars, restaurants, etc. Piazza Santa Croce is the location of the historical 'Calcio Fiorentino', a traditional football game originated in the 16th century.Of much interest are the Sant' Ambrogio market and 'La Loggia del Pesce', where you can find typical Tuscan-Italian products. The bus stop is two minutes walk from the building. The City of Florence has extended the tourism city tax to the vacation home rental. The due tax of 2,50 euro per person per night (to be paid in cash upon arrival) is applied for a maximum of 7 nights stay. Children up to 12 years old are excluded. Late Check In (after 07:00pm) 15,00 euros of extra cost. Late Check In (after Midnight) 25,00 euros of extra cost.