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Casa Donatello

Apartment | via di Calcinaia 18, Scandicci, Florence, Tuscany, Italy 50018

89.1% Overall Rating

4 out of 5 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (06/07/2013)

"I liked everything. The owners are fantastically nice, the surroundings are beautiful, the comfort of the house, the whole house itself, the amount of things they have available for guests in the kitchen, the easy…"

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  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • 24 hour hot showers

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 112.41

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

OBLIGATORY EXTRAS ON SPOT: Final cleanings Euro 15/per person/ per stay + gas consumption Euro 1,50/cubic meter CANCELLATION POLICY: 30 days in advance FREE of charge, from 29 up to 15 days in advance 50% of total, from 14 days in advance or in case of no show full amount will be charged. Please note that after you have made a booking on online a pre-authorization will be made on your bank card. That’s not a charge, but a check of validity of your card to guarantee your booking. the balance has to be paid on arrival in cash. Check-in 14.00-19.00 check-out 10.00. American express are not accepted

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 30 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Exclusive barn with private garden(nocturnal lighting system),automatic gate and private parking place inside.Deckchairs and little grill in the garden.The apartment of approximately 70 sq.mts is a very luminous open space dislocated on three levels, with entrances/exits on all the four sides.
Please note that it consists in an unique villa that we offer at different prices for 2 or 4 persons ( maximum capacity)A single extra bed ( on charge) or a free cot can be added by previous request. Read more

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About Casa Donatello

On the frontal access (garden side ) it boasts a splendid veranda ( decked terrace), equipped with a large round table in stone, chairs and a benches.The veranda gives access to the impressive kitchen (5 hob-cooking unit, dishwasher, huge oven, fridge, toaster and American coffee machine) furnished with “granito marble” and antique table and chairs, combing the traditional with the contemporary for a sleek and stylish decor.

A few stairs lead to the living-room which has a double bed couch, TV, and a traditional stone fireplace, hand- chiseled by a Florentine craftsman. Another set of stairs lead to the double bedroom and the bathroom with shower ( please note that in order to access the only bathroom of the house you need to go through the double bedroom upstairs).

Extras to be payed on spot:
Added bed Euro 15/night/ person
Gas consumption Euro 1,50 per cubic meter
Obligatory final cleanings Euro 15/person/stay
Baby cots and high chairs need to be booked in advance but are free of charge

Check-in 14.00-18.00 check-out 10.00.

Early check-in Euro 10 per every advanced hour ( before 2pm)
Late check-in Euro 10 per every belated hour ( after 6pm)
Late check-out Euro 10 per every belated hour ( after 10am)
DAMAGE DEPOSIT: Euro 150,00 on arrival in cash

PLEASE NOTE: In high season 28.06-30.08.2014 we accept only weekly reservation from Saturday to Saturday

Accommodation Information

All the furniture is antique (the head of the bed was obtained from the ancient door of a noble Spanish XVII century palace). The main room has a big swinging window that boasts a splendid view of the garden, the ancient Church of S.Martino alla Palma (XI cen) and on part of the city of Firenze.From the room you can access the bathroom with shower, basin, WC and bidet. The whole apartment has wooden ceiling beams roof, while the floor is parquet (doussie Africa) in the bedroom, ceramic tiles in the bathroom, and tuscan terracotta floor in the rest of the house.

Location Information

The apartment is located in San Martino alla Palma, a delightful village located on the south western hills of Florence (10km of distance from the historical center).
In this small and characteristic village there is a Romanesque Church (100m), a grocery bar (50m), post office (100m), pizzeria (60m), and butcher (50m).
The center of Scandicci, with swimming pools, banks, supermarkets, tennis fields and restaurants is located 3 km away. (From Scandicci there are comfortable direct connections to the center of Florence, tram and buses avery 5 minutes and possibility of free parking more or less everywhere.)