A more causal stay in Florence would entail staying in a residence like Palazzo Alfani al David. In the city center of Florence, this residence offers great service and close proximity to all the action going on in Florence. The residence is opposite the Accademia Gallery where Michelangelo’s David is. The apartments are fully equipped with all modern amenities. Anything you would want in an apartment in Renaissance Florence. There are gorgeous frescoes on the ceilings of each room. Although the residence has underwent many renovations it still holds it original period flair. Each apartment has a fully functioning kitchen. There are comfy sitting rooms to read and also satellite TVs and ADSL internet.
If you want to do most of your cooking while you are in Florence, this is the place for you. Feel free to come and go as you please while you stay here. Palazzo Alfanti al David is perfect for travelers who want to experience the life of a local. Go to the market, pick out your favorite Italian cheeses, bread and pasta and make a delicious home-cooked meal in your very own medieval apartment in Florence. What could be better?
Rates start at 99 euro a night. For more information on these apartments check out their site: Palazzo Alfani al David
A traveler that would like be catered to when on vacation, Hotel Alba is the place for you. An affordable hotel near Piazza Santa Maria Novella is composed of three antique palazzi and inside a quaint courtyard, which is where you will eat your breakfast, brings in natural light. The staff is attentive to the needs of their guests and offers the modern amenities you need when staying at this hotel. Decorated in the typical Florentine style is a wonder why you feel like you have been transported to another when entering Hotel Alba.
It is located on Via della Scala which is within walking distance from the main train station, Santa Maria Novella. When traveling in Florence it is always great to have a hotel you can be comfortable in and also not having to worry about where you have to eat since the staff can point you to some of the best restaurants in Florence.
Rates start at 62 euro for a single room and 82 euro for a double room. For more information check out their site: Hotel Alba