If you are looking for an apartment for your next vacation in Florence, this article will give you the kick start to survive in the maze of apartment rental in Florence.

If you are planning your stay much ahead of time please be sure to check out the previous article on planning ahead of time  your stay in Florence in vacation apartments.

Briefly it informs you that many of apartments advertised on the web are also suitable for students and teachers for long term rentals.  Out of the massive offer present online, just some are really availalbe for your dream 3 day’s or one week in Florence.

Prices for self catered apartments suitable for short term rental can be grouped as follow:

Keep in mind that in most cases apartments require a minimum stay of 3 nights!

  • Studios or monolocale (one room apartments) with a size of 25 to 35 sqm are available in Florence starting at a daily rate of 60 € to 90 € .  Weekly stays are usually within the 500 € per week, sometime less.  These are suitable for single budget travellers or young couples.
  • 1 full bedroom flats with a size from 35 to 60 sqm an up are available starting from 80 € to 120 € day, while the weekly rate goes from 650 to 800 – 900 €.  They usually sleep from 1 to 4 people depending on the size and if, a sofa bed for extra sleeps is provided.
  • 2 bedrooms apartments are actually the best solution for families and there is an high demand for;  also suitable perfect for couples of friends have sizes from 60 to 120 sqm.  The average price for the daily rate is between 150 € and 250 € while the weekly rate starts from 900 € to 1400 € – 1500 € once again the quality of apartment makes the difference.
  • 3 bedrooms and up are somewhat rarity in Florence and one of the reason is because schools really fill up the offer with their students.   When available the daily price swings between 180 to 300 €  – 400 € depending on the size and finishing.  The weekly rate goes around 1300 – 1500 up to 2500 € and more depending on the number of bedrooms, bathrooms and once again the furnishing.

Some little tips!

While you search for very short stays apartments in Floernce evaluate also Residences, ApartHotels or larger complex with many apartments  within the same building.

A professionally managed business like the above is ready and experienced working with tourists and the organizaztion is pretty much similar to Hotels, B&B’s making your stay rich of information you will not find in a student apartments let for one week during a student’s change.

Beside the above, there are also specalized companies that manage several individual units, making them a sort of spread out residence that even if not centralized works pretty much as a classic residences or apartHotels.

Hope this helps a little to figure out the Why’s and what to budget for your stay in Florence.