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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

After many years of travel to Europe, I am finally a tripadvisor contributor! What took me so long? Well, my very first review, without any doubt, is of Residenza Il Carmine in Florence. We just recently returned after a memorable two week stay. This being our seventh stay, we absolutely LOVE this place! Residenza Il Carmine is perfectly positioned on... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

My sister recommended we stay at Residenza Il Carmine and her advice was spot on! The apartments are run by a lovely friendly family who are very accommodating! The apartments were comfy, clean, well appointed and the atmosphere simply wonderful! We sat out in the relaxing in the beautiful garden and rooftop at night and felt very much at home.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Residenza Il Carmine is set in a great location in Florence, ideal for walking everywhere and run by a lovely friendly family who could not do enough for us. The garden rooms are very well appointed and quiet with a roof terrace which is ideal for quiet sun-downers. There were fruit, meat and juices in our room on arrival and... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

We chose Residenza Carmine at the recommendation of a friend who has stayed there multiple times--we didn't even explore other options! I can wholeheartedly concur that this is an excellent buy, for less than the cost of a tiny hotel room we stayed in a spacious studio apartment. The apartment (we were in Incenso, but they all are similar) looks... More 

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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

We have stayed at Residenza Carmine three times and each of these visits gave us many reasons to rebook when we are in Florence again. Our first accommodations were in the extra roomy Domus in the main building - and subsequently twice in the Incenso which is the perfect cozy size for the two of us. For eight days in... More 

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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Great accommodation, well located, extremely friendly helpful owners. Clean & tidy and provides full cooking facilities, very comfortable bed. Good selection of food provided for breakfast free of charge. TV - with world news in English. Roof top and garden seats and tables for relaxing and dinning Supermarket, laundry, shopping and restaurants very close. Owners speak / understand English and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

My sister and I took our first trip to Italy to celebrate her 40th birthday. While visiting Florence, we wanted the local experience. We booked the Domus apartment, and were completely amazed when we arrived. This is an absolute hidden gem; the outside entrance leaves much to the imagination. One you step inside, you are taken back in time to... More 

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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Three of us shared the very large Domus apartment. All the space and facilities you could want including access to a garden and a rooftop terrace. Easy walking to the many good restaurants on this side of the river without having to venture near the tourist traps. And it has an authenticity about it when the owners live in the... More 

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Nipawin, Canada
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

This was our first trip to Italy and staying at Rezidenza Il Carmine was a highlight of the trip. We stayed in the Domus apartment for 6 nights. It was spectacularly beautiful. It felt like we had stepped back in time and were living a fairytale. It was tranquil and peaceful, with doors opening onto a green courtyard and the... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

This was our second time staying at Residenza Il Carmine and once again, the beauty, serenity and enchantment of this incredible home is a treat for the senses. We stayed in the Mirra apartment and have also stayed in Incenso and Domus. Do stay if you want to be part of the fabric that makes Florence the spectacular, moving and... More 

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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour. Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and they cannot help but stare at the architectural masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria delle Carmine churches. Tourists and Florentines alike join up in the area between Santo Spirito and San Frediano, connecting the Tuscan soul to the international spirit permeating the city.
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Residenza il Carmine is the ideal alternative to a standard hotel.We are located in the Oltrarno ( meaning "Beyond the river Arno ),in Santo Spirito area,just few steps from Ponte Vecchio,Pitti Palace and Uffizi Gallery.One of the most fascinating parts of the city,where the narrow streets,little squares,old trattorias,markets and craftsmen'sworkshops,still breathe the spirit of old Florence.Our apartments,well furnished and particulary warm,are located in our beautiful garden and in the historical 17th century Palace.Residenza il Carmine è la perfetta alternativa ad un hotel.Ci troviamo nell'Oltrarno,nella zona di Santo Spirito,proprio a pochi passi dal Ponte Vecchio,Palazzo Pitti e la Galleria degli Uffizi.Questo è uno dei luoghi più pittoreschi e affascinanti della città,dove le stradine, le piazzette, le vecchie trattorie e i mercati ci fanno ancora respirare il legame con la Firenze antica.I nostri appartamenti,totalmente e finemente arredati,si trovano nel giardino della Residenza e nel Palazzo storico del 1600. ... more   less 

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Address: Via d'Ardiglione 28, 50124, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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Kitchenette
Price Range: $98 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“The rooms facing the lovely garden are great.”
 of 5 bubbles sluciani2016, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Oro and Incenso Apartments both lovely!”
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“The homey garden apartments open up to a lush green and flowered yard set up with tables and chairs.”
 of 5 bubbles homeoncape, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Domus apartment was magnificent! The garden access from the kitchen cannot be beat!”
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 of 5 bubbles EKSD, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Oro is great for a couple”
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