Palazzo Belfiore

House for Rent

Via dè Velluti 8
50125 Florence FI

Pet Friendly

Palazzo Belfiore, once the Residence of a fourteenth century family, is situated in the historic heart of Florence near Ponte Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery, Palazzo Pitti, Boboli Gardens and Santo Spirito church in a quiet area in of the most characteristic quarters of the historic center that is rich in handicraft workshops, antique shops and traditional restaurants, and which offers an ideal base from which to explore the city and also breathe in the Renaissance atmosphere.



Named after the Venetian noblewoman, lover of Francesco dei Medici, who became Grand Duchess of Tuscany in 1574. This apartment has a surface of 33 square metres and is located on the ground floor. In the apartment there is a mezzanine decorated with authentic 14th century frescos with two single beds and a beautiful wardrobe. The ground floor area is provided with a well-equipped kitchen, a comfortable and easy to use double sofa bed and a bathroom with shower.

No. of Beds 2+2.


He was Grand Duke of Tuscany in 1574 who married the Venetian noblewoman Bianca Cappello, his renowned lover for many years

This is a beautiful apartment on the ground floor, having a surface of 54 square metres, provided with facilities for the disabled.

It has a spacious sitting and dining room including a well-equipped kitchen, a double bed (two single beds on request), a really comfortable double italian sofa-bed, really easy to use, and bathroom with shower suitable also for the disabled.

No. of Beds 2+2.


She was a Roman noblewoman from the Rossini family, the bride of Lorenzo il Magnifico. On the first floor there is this prestigious apartment having a surface of 80 square metres, with wonderful Fiftheenth century frescoes. It has an elegant and wide sitting room with a kitchenette inside a wooden closet, a really comfortable and easy to use double sofa bed, a beautiful double bedroom with two large windows, a spacious bathroom, and a washing machine. Just upstairs there is a second level with a bedroom with two single beds (one double) and a shower. Clarice is a really pretty apartment, ancient-styled but with equipped with every modern comfort. 

No. of Beds 4+2


The only true Lord of Florence who made his city famous all over the world in the Fourteenth century, and gave a new vitality to his city’s cultural life

Lorenzo il Magnifico is a beautifully restored apartment of 83 square metres situated on the first floor.

It has a hall, a sitting and dining room provided with a kitchenette opening on a small courtyard, a little laundry with a washing machine, a little lounge with a really comfortable and easy to use double sofa bed, a double bedroom and a bathroom with a tub.

Upstairs there is a mezzanine with two single beds, a bathroom with shower, a wall closet and a large storage room.

The Furniture is antique with some extremely beautiful pieces.

No. Of Beds 4+2.


He was the Governor of the Florentine Republic, great patron of intellectuals and artists, creator of the economical wealth of Florence at the beginning of the Fourteenth century

Cosimo is an apartment of 63 square metres on the second floor: there is a hall, a dining room full of light with a roof window, a well-equipped kitchen, a wide lounge with a really comfortable and easy to use double Italian sofa bed, a bedroom with two single beds and a bathroom with shower.

Upstairs from the lounge there is a mezzanine with two single beds and a bathroom-tube full of light. This apartment too maintains its ancient atmosphere, even after restoration, but is equipped with every modern comfort.

No. of Beds 4+2.


He was son of Lorenzo il Magnifico and became Pope in 1513 strengthening the political power of the most important Florentine family

Leone X is on the second floor of Palazzo Belfiore and is extremely comfortable, with a large double bedroom full of light (two single beds may be made upon request), two bathrooms with shower and a single bedroom at the entrance. In the sitting room you can find a really comfortable and easy to use double sofa bed, a well-equipped and ventilated kitchen with a dishwasher and an ancient Eighteenth century fireplace.

There is a wooden caisson ceiling, the furniture was selected with extreme care and accuracy and the apartment is equipped with every modern comfort.

No. of Beds 3+2.


She was a Medici noblewoman, who became Queen of France in 1513 by marrying the Duke of Orleans

On the third floor you will find Caterina dei Medici: it is an apartment full of light covering a surface of about 100 square metres and skilfully furbished, with a beautiful view over the roofs of Florence and over the Church of the Santo Spirito church.

It has a quaint hall and a spacious dining room including a well-equipped kitchen, with a washing machine, a microwave oven and a beautiful and ancient Eighteenth century fireplace.

The apartment has three bedrooms and two bathrooms with shower and a mezzanine with a beautiful view over Santo Spirito.

No. of Beds 6.


Just a few steps from Palazzo Belfiore in an 14th Century ex-convent just next to Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti, we have the privilege of offering this quaint apartment named after Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici: Electress Palatine and last scion of the House of Medici. The apartment bearing her name is a 75 square meter space situated on the ground floor with its own independent entrance and is divided into a ground floor and an upper mezzanine floor.

The ground floor offers a lovely entrance area with a closet and opens into a large sitting and dining room with big windows which allow an incredible amount of light into the apartment. Antique furniture makes the atmosphere very cosy as does an original ceramic stove. The apartment’s sitting room area also offers a comfortable and easy-to-use double sofa bed, and in a separate room you find a fully-equipped kitchen with its own window.  The mezzanine holds a sleeping area with one king-size bed (or two single beds upon request), a walk-in closet and a second closet as well as a full bathroom with shower and its own window.

This apartment is ideal for couples or two to four co-travelers, and also for families with two or three children.

No. of Beds 2 + 2 sofabed kingsize + SINGLE BED

Facilities & Services


  • Free access wi-fi internet
  • Air-conditioning
  • Washing machine (please use 1000 rpm if you would like to have the dryer service)
  • Microwave
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Courtesy Bathroom Sets
  • Daily Newspaper – according to your indications
  • Tea and Coffee Set
  • Extra pillows and covers
  • First Aid Kit in each apartment
  • Sewing Kit
  • Medical Emergency References
  • Children facilities
  • Access for disabled people
  • Concierge Services
  • Reception service guaranteed for a minimum of 6 hours per day
  • All apartments and common areas are “No Smoking”
  • Late check in and check out to be agreed


  • Daily Housekeeping – € 40 per day
  • Daily Housekeeping with Bed Lines and Towels Changing – € 60 per day
  • Parking and valet parking – € 30 per day
  • Dryer Service – € 15,00 per load – your load will be returned folded
  • Laundry and Ironing – € 17,00 per hour
  • Grocery Shopping – € 17,00 per shopping
  • Personal Shopper
  • Beauty Services in your apartment
  • Breakfast in your apartment
  • Private Driver and Private Tour Booking (Transfers and Tours)
  • Italian language and cooking courses – within your apartment or in groups
  • Private cook in your apartment
  • Luggage Store – to be agreed
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