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Services

At the vintage residence La Casa del Garbo it is our aim to make you feel at home.

Notwithstanding the refined style of our rooms that can be compared to those of the most luxurious bed and breakfast in Florence, you will always feel at ease with us. Here you will be surrounded by friends. People who are at the ready to advise you how you can live an extraordinary vacation in Florence—one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

Welcoming & Sightseeing Assistance

Our multilingual staff is capable of speaking English and Russian. Every day we are at your disposal to help you organize your vacation. We can assist you in finding the best restaurants and recommend to you the must-see sights in Florence. We can book restaurants, museum tickets and organize guided tours to the Accademia delle Belle Arti and the Galleria Uffizi. If you wish to further explore Tuscany, we can arrange to have a guide take you places such as Chianti and other marvelous places in our region.

Breakfast

Every morning from 7:45am to 9:30am we serve a delicious breakfast. It takes place in our large hall where there is a spacious, common table for all. There are sweet and salted dishes. The setting is exactly like it was centuries ago when the Florentine noble families gathered to take their meals. At the sumptuous table you will find hot and cold drinks. Espresso, American coffee, cappuccino, milk, hot chocolate, teas, mineral water and fruit juices. Every day we prepare fresh croissants that are simple or filled with cream and chocolate. There is also just baked bread, boiled and raw hams, cheeses, butter, jams, Nutella, honey and fresh fruits. What a delightful way to start the day! You will be ready to begin a fabulous day visiting our beautiful city.

If you must follow a non-gluten diet, we suggest that you inform us before your arrival. We will then be ready to welcome you with a breakfast of gluten-free products.

Breakfast is included in the rates for all our rooms with the exception of the Superior Suites and the suites for three guests. Guests in these suites can ask to have our breakfast provided they pay €8.00 per person, per day.

Check-in e check-out

Our reception is open Mondays-Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm; and, from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. On Sundays we are open from 9:00am to 1:00pm; after 1:00pm, we are closed.
Check-in must be made from Mondays-Saturdays between 12:00pm and 1:00pm or between 3:00pm and 6:30pm.
On Sundays and other days with different hours from those indicated, we invite you to directly contact our staff by telephone or email at the following welcome@casadedlgarbo.it.

Check-out is to be made by 10:00am.

In case of a late check-in and/or a late check-out, a modest charge will be levied. We have a baggage deposit with a small lounge at the disposition of guests after 10:00am.

Your stay’s payment will be made at check-in time. Please turn in your room’s key when you check-out. In case of a loss of your key or your inability to turn it in, a charge of €100.00 will be levied.

Half-board

If during your stay in Florence you do not want to cook, you can arrange a half-board status with the Hosteria Il Desco with which we have made arrangements for our guests. This restaurant serves traditional Tuscan dishes. It is just minutes on foot from Piazza della Signoria.

Parking

La Casa del Garbo, located in the historical center of Florence, is found in a Limited Traffic Zone (ZTL). It is not accessible by car. Therefore, we suggest that you park your car outside the city center. You can easily reach us by public transportation. Another possibility is for you to leave your car at the Oriuolo Garage. It is just minutes on foot from our location. Cost: €25-30.00 per day.

Elevator & Concierge

Being in a historical building, La Casa del Garbo is not furnished with an elevator. In addition, we do not offer porter service.

Transportation

Upon request we can arrange private transportation, at a cost, from and to the Florentine airport.