Frequently asked questions

Where is the B&B a Casa di Virgilio?

Guest House “A Casa di Virgilio” is located in Rifredi-Statuto district, 10 minutes from the airport, near the railway station Firenze Santa Maria Novella, the Fortezza da Basso is within walking distance, the historic center and the Palazzo dei Congressi. 5 minutes, the tram stop a few steps, Careggi Hospital-University and the Meyer Hospital are within walking distance, the Stibbert Museum, Villa Fabbricotti and the Rifredi Theater a few blocks, 2 km away the new shopping center of Novoli which, in addition to the Virgin Gym, also hosts the Multiplex Multiplex with 5 screens.

How do I get to and park arriving by car?

If coming by car:

1) Covered and guarded parking: 25,00 € per day – RoyalParking (Via Circondaria 51/r – tel. 055 321335 – it is open from 7 am to 12 am
Parking is 500 meters from the B & B, when you arrive you need to communicate that you are a customer of B & B for the price of 25,00 € at day
The parking must be paid on arrival directly to the garage and not to me.
Parking does not have to be booked in advance

2) Paid parking by paying the ticket: you can park near the property in the blue strips (free from 8 pm to 8 am and on Sundays), there is also a large parking lot going on via del Romito corner Via Giovanni Lorenzoni.

3) Via dello Steccuto parking, daily stop 5.00 euros – distance: 1km from the B & B – Accessible on foot in 13 minutes.
Click here for information on Via dello Steccuto parking

4) Flog parking – Via Michele Mercati 24 – 1 euro the first hour, 0.50 cents the next hours, from 2 am to 8 am 1 euro – distance: 800 mt from the B & B – Accessible on foot in 10 minutes

5) Parking Villa Costanza is the first “Drive and Tramway” parking in Italy.
Leave the car parked without leaving the highway, hop on the tram T1 direction Careggi stop Leopoldo and reach the B & B in a few minutes.
For tourism, shopping and business, Villa Costanza is the ideal gateway to Florence.
Click here for information about Villa Costanza parking

How do you reach from Santa Maria Novella railway station?

From Villa Costanza / Santa Maria Novella Station to “A Casa di Virgilio”:

This area has the tramway service from Villa Costanza then continues to the Santa Maria Novella Station and arrives in Piazza Leopoldo near the house.

Then from Villa Costanza or from the Santa Maria Novella Station take the Tramvia T1 towards Careggi and get off in Piazza LEOPOLDO then walk along Via Pompeo Neri and arrive in Piazza Tanucci, at the corner there is Via Corridoni 2

or: Taxi Service +39 055 4242 – +39 055 4798

How do you reach from Florence Airport?

Tramway T2: from Florence Airport to Piazza dell’Unità:

The T2 line of the tram connects the Florence airport to the historic center in Piazza dell’Unità.
Scheduled 900 trips a day, from 5 to midnight and a half (on Fridays and Saturdays the time is extended until 2 am). For info and social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Telegram).
If you want you can arrive directly in fact there is an intermediate stop Buonsignori – Liceo Da Vinci and arrive in 10 minutes on foot via Via Circondaria or you can get to Piazza dell’Unità and Santa Maria Novella Station take the Tramway T1 Careggi and get off in Piazza Leopoldo.

Click on the links below for information on the T2 tramway

Comune di Firenze informazioni mobilità linea T2

Click here for tramway times

– Taxi Service +39 055 4242 – +39 055 4798

How do you reach from Pisa Airport?

From Pisa airport you can take the train to Florence or the shuttle bus, both arrive at Santa Maria Novella Station, taking about 1 hour.

What time is check in and check out?


Check in
The reception is not open 24 hours so you MUST ALWAYS INFORM ABOUT YOUR ARRIVAL TIME.

I wanted to inform the check in time is 3:00 p.m. / 6:00 p.m. For any arrivals in the morning or other times please send email to agree.

If you change your arrival time previously reported, please send mail with new arrival time.

Check in early
For any arrivals in the morning, AT REQUEST notify at least the 1 days before (without any extra charge),  you can get to check-in after 11:00 am. The bedroom may not be clean yet. I give you the room’s keys and you can leave you luggage so you’re free to visit Firenze.

Check in late (before 6:00 pm):
For check-in after 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm

– For arrivals after 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm (excluding the MONDAY), upon PREVIOUS NOTIFICATION, you must take the keys from a restaurant near your home.

– Monday after 6:00 pm you must notify us in advance. Our staff will be happy to welcome you on request in the evening. For check-in after 06:00 pm hours there is a charge of 10,00 Euro.

Check out
Check out from 10:00 am to 10:30 am (if you need to leave early in the morning you can leave the keys in the room)

Prices quoted are per person or per room?

The prices are per room and not per person.

The city tax is included?

The city tax of 3,00 euro per person per night, is not included because some people do not have to pay for it; are exempt: those who assist patients admitted to health facilities, patients who make hospital care also in day ospital, children up to the age of twelve years of age, stays longer than seven days, students enrolled at the University of Florence.

What are the conditions of booking and cancellation?

General Terms:

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
The room rate varies if it is booked as “non refundable” (lower price) or as a “refundable”. The conditions for the cancellation and prepayment policies vary by room type. Check the condition of the room before booking.

Reservations are not refundable:

Meal Plan: Breakfast is included.
Taxes: All except 2,50 euro tax per night per person.
Cancellation: Important: In case of cancellation or change of reservation or no shows will be charged the full amount.
Prepayment: You will be charged the full amount at the time of booking.

Refundable reservation:

Meal Plan: Breakfast is included.
Taxes: All except 2,50 euro tax per night per person.
Cancellation: Important: In case of cancellation or modification of the reservation up to 5 days before date of arrival will not incur any cost. In the event of cancellation or reservation change made late or no show is 100% of the first night.
Prepayment: there is no deposit, will be preauthorized amount, the first night.

You can pay by credit card?

Yes, we accept Visa. Mastercard and Maestro, although because of the high commissions, whenever possible, we would like a cash payment.

Are pets allewed?

Pets are welcome if they are not left alone in the room and if it is their habit to sleep on the bed provvediate to cover the quilt with your towel.

Is smoking allowed?

In respect of other guests staying after you, you can not smoke in any room of the house.

What floor is B&B?

We are on the first floor with no elevator.

The property is accessible to the disabled?

Sorry but the structure is on the first floor without elevator and unfortunately the bathrooms in the rooms do not allow easy access for disabled people.

The rooms have private bathrooms?

You can choose from 2 rooms with private bathroom and 2 rooms have shared bathrooms between them.

There is free wi-fi connection?

Yes, once you arrive you will be given the password for free access to wi-fi.

What comes inside the room?

In the bathroom you will find shampoo, towels and bath towel which will be changed every 3 days or on request. There is also a hair dryer, kettle, TV and maps. Each room has Wi-Fi.

Maid service daily?

The rooms are cleaned daily, and are accurate.

Have you the air conditioning/heating?

Yes, the air conditioning is in every room, the Daikin room air conditioners offer fresh air in summer and warm in winter, still winter in the house has an independent heating system to natural gas heating.

The breakfast is included?

Breakfast is not included as it is not carried out on site but you can arrange to have breakfast at home take advantage of the free products that I offer in the breakfast room or you can take ticket at reception that you can use in excellent agreement with nearby bar (you pay directly in the bar)

There is the kitchen?

At guests’s disposal there is a kitchen, in the breakfast each room has its own table that you may use for dinner.

You can leave your luggage on the day of departure?

If we are present in the structure we gladly guard your luggage until your return, if you can not be recall That the Central Santa Maria Novella Station has luggage storage.

Via Filippo Corridoni, 2 – 50134 Firenze
Tel. +39 055 5271718 – +39 340 314 8606 – fax +39 055 3841720


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