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Domux Home Repubblica Luxury Apartment
Ranked #289 of 657 Florence B&B and Inns
Reviewed 22 July 2013

The Platinhome was one of the best places I have ever stayed in! The apartment was stunning! And we had incredible views of the Duomo from our terrace. The jacuzzi bath was amazing, as was the rest of our gorgeous apartment! The location was absolutely perfect- right in the center of Florence but you would never know it from your quiet, peaceful apartment! Great restaurants and shopping nearby! Close to Santa Maria train station! The staff was extremely accomodating and made our stay fabulous! We will DEFINITELY be back here :)

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 July 2013

Absolutely stunning apartments. Great location. We stayed in two different ones because our adviser said we must stay in the Duomo which overlooks...the Duomo but this was only available for 1 night. Both the rooms we used were fantastic and the view was great from both. One had a giant Jacuzzi bath and smaller patio, the other a double shower and larger patio. We stayed Saturday, Sunday and Monday and as the building that houses the four penthouse Platinhome apartments is all offices on the first 4 floors it was quiet until Monday so weekends are best - but that's not to say the week days are noisy, its just feels different coming in and out.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 July 2013 via mobile

Close to centre but still peaceful. Helpful staff julio even came to find us on his bike when we were going round in circles looking for the car park. Beautiful apartments.. Websites often disappoint but not this one. The perfect place for a stay in Florence

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Reviewed 23 April 2013 via mobile

Amazing location and truly a luxury apartment. The pictures did not do this place justice. The staff was helpful and accommodating!!! I would stay here again and highly recommend to friends!! Fabulous place!

  • Stayed: April 2013
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Reviewed 15 April 2013

Stayed for 9 nights in April, 2013.
Beautiful bath, fully equipped kitchen, perfect location, free WiFi.
If you plan to use a car you can find a parking (garage) near the hotel.
Highly recommend as for couples so for families with kids.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank olgasor
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Platinhome, Direttore vendite at Domux Home Repubblica Luxury Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2013

Dear Olga,

thank you very much for the beautiful review, we are really gald you enjoied your stay, it was a pleasure to have you as our guests and hope to greet you back in the future.

Best wishes from sunny Florence,

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Reviewed 3 April 2013

Platinhome

Look No Further!
We have traveled all over Italy in 4 different trips. This is THE BEST accommodation you will find anywhere! We paid more for much less in Venice, Rome, Lake Como, and the Amalfi coast. We were greeted promptly and amiably by Iva and shown to our apartment. This 3 year old luxury apartment is over the top! No expense was spared in furnishings.

First, the view: a small terrace with chaise lounges, a table for al fresco dining and a personal shower to rinse off if the summer heat causes too much sweat while sunbathing on the deck! The deck overlooks the Duomo, the Piazza della Repubblica, and most of central Florence. You are literally in the center of Florence. The hotel is in an office building so you have keys to the main entrance and also your suite. Our suite was on the 5th floor (apartment Vecchio)

The suite: Ultra luxurious king bedding with superb reading lights. Loads of space for hanging clothes and drawers and shelves. The very contemporary sitting area has a small dining table with two white leather chairs and a white leather love seat sofa rounds out the indoor seating. The kitchen is a masterpiece of design. It includes a Nespresso machine, microwave, dishwasher, waffle maker, pots, pans, dishes, silverware, glassware and serving pieces. The mini bar (fees for items) includes water, soft drinks, fruit juices, full size bottles of wine. Floors are marble and wood. The bathroom has heated marble floors, marble sink, toilet and bidet. The shower is a bit unconventional as it is in the middle of the apartment! Completely glassed in, It has capability for Irish mist, steam, or regular shower. (There is a curtain for privacy :-) We have decided we would NEVER stay anywhere else in Florence!


The 'little' extras:
Each apartment has its own flair but ours had
-two heating and cooling thermostats, one in the sleeping area and one in the living area
-a gas fireplace
-a wonderful telescope for close ups of the historical buildings or viewing the stars at night
-Your hostess will get you anything you want, from stocking the fridge with groceries before your arrival to securing tickets for museums to hiring a personal trainer! The list of possibilities is endless.
-Personal TV in the sleep area and full size in the sitting area.
-Phillips CD stereo

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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Platinhome, Direttore vendite at Domux Home Repubblica Luxury Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2013

Good morning form Platinhome,

Thank you so much for such a beautiful and detailed review, it was a real pleasure to have you as our guests and we are more than gald you enjoied your stay in Platinhome. We are happy when our guests are happy, looking forward to have you as our guests again in the future.

All the best from Florence,

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Reviewed 12 October 2012 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Platinhome in early October on our honeymoon and we absolutely loved the place! Don't be put off by the lack of reviews, this is probably one of the best places you will find in Florence. It is in perfect location - close to all major attractions like the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio and a stone's throw away from shopping, bars and restaurants.

We stayed in the Strozzi apartment which was stylishly modern, beautifully furnished and really spacious. One of the best features of the apartment was the luxurious shower in the middle of the room. There isn't a thing we could fault with the apartment and only wished that we could have stayed more days in Florence so we could enjoy the apartment more.

We loved everything about our stay in Florence. Some things we would recommend - for food, we found that most of the restaurants in the major piazzas were disappointing and very touristy; we stumbled across some amazing little restaurants in backstreets on the other side of the Arno which seemed to be more chilled out. In particular, Piazza della Passera has some fantastic options but make sure you book for dinner as the restaurants get very busy!

  • Stayed: October 2012
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Platinhome, Director of Sales at Domux Home Repubblica Luxury Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you so much for such a beautiful review, we are really glad to gere that you enjoied your stay with us and hope to welcome you back in Platinhome one day.

Best greetings from sunny Florence!

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Additional Information about Domux Home Repubblica Luxury Apartment

Address: Piazza della Repubblica 6, 50123, Florence, Italy (Formerly Platinhome)
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Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Duomo
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Wheelchair access
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Ranked #289 of 657 B&Bs / Inns in Florence
Price Range: £210 - £501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Domux Home Repubblica Luxury Apartment 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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