Amenities available in the apartments
Our accommodations provide an equipped private garden, kitchenette with dishes, oven (or microwave) and fridge, heating (extracharge € 7,00 a day from October 1st to April 30th), air conditioning, TV, private bathroom, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, clotheshorse, complimentary toiletries, bathrobes on request for stays longer than 3 days, safe, kettle, kitchenette with fridge and cold water for free at your arriving.
For free into the common areas and inside the apartments
Additional cleaning and extra change of the linen
Typically weekly cleaning. Upon request we can provide daily cleaning of the apartment (extra charge € 15.00 per day). If daily cleaning of the hob is required, the cost of daily cleaning is € 20.00.
Typically we are changing sheets , towels and linen every 7 days. On request it can be possible to a surcharge of € 10,00 per person for extra linen.
DYS CHECK IN
Domus Socolatae provides a DIY CHECK IN system, you can arrive any time according to your needs
Available upon request and availability
Holistic therapies and massages
Upon request in advance, we provide massages (chocolate massage,too) and olistic therapies directly in the apartments
Free public parking nearby and paid public parking in front of the structure (extracharge € 15,00 a week). You can get a private parking upon availability and on request (extracharge E 10.00 per day). Our property feature a private parking right outside the front door for unloading and loading luggage. Please, let we know about your preference and the size of your car in order to book the parking you like
On request to and from the Pisa and Rome Fiumicino airports. Service fee, the prices depend by the season and the arrival and departure flights schedule.
Follonica lies in a flat location, therefore you can easily use the bicycle for getting around the city, even to reach the nearby beaches. There are many paths and trails in the surrounding area for mountain biking, too. Upon your arrival we can point out several affiliated shops for renting bicycles. The Domus Socolatae Appartments provides a locked garage just for bicycle parking, too (extracharge). If you prefer, you can keep them directly in the private garden.
The city of Follonica is known for its long equipped beach, as well as for the nearby wild beaches of Calaviolina, Torre Mozza, Carbonifera and Parco della Sterpaia. They can be reached by car or bicycle. Hereby the link to the affiliated bathing establishments http://www.associazionebalnearifollonica.it/. Guests will take care of reservations directly
Restaurants & Shopping
There are many affiliated shops and typical restaurants of the Maremma cuisine near the structure, as the Domus Socolatae Apartments located right in downtown. You are spoiled for choice.
You can easily get Follonica by train. In addition to buses and bykes, you can move
thought Follonica by a small train, too. There are public services to reach the surroundings. We can also provide private vans to reach the nearby places to visit.
We have entered into agreements with the nearby Calidario Thermal Pool. You can request all the information at the reception upon your arrival. Interesting to visit the nearby Terme di Sasseta (Il Cerreto), too.
There are many parks both naturalistic and artistic or thematic surroundings. Ask at the reception upon arrival, we will provide you all the necessary information.
Wineries and gourmet
Maremma is famous for good food and wine. Domus Socolatae has entered into agreements with the Rocca di Frassinello winery (designed by Renzo Piano architect) for visits and testing, for individuals or groups. Ask for information at the reception upon your arrival.
Time and minimum stay
Minimum stay: 3/4 nights in medium and high season. Possible shorter stays, according availability.
Reservations, payment terms and cancellations
You can send your question to: firstname.lastname@example.org or make a booking by our website. We accept credit cards, banking transfers and cash. Prepayment: 50% deposit required or credit card guarantee. The reservation is confirmed only after the receipt of the deposit. In the middle and high season no fee will be charged in case of cancellation or modification up to 14 days before the date of arrival. With regard to 2020 reservations, the number of days has been reduced to 7. For cancellations or changes made after this deadline it is held the deposit of 100% of the entire stay. In low season this period is reduced to 5 days and the first night stay penality. In case of no-show 100% penaly of the entire stay.
From October 1st to April 15th extracharge € 7.00 per day for heating.
Up to 1 years old children do not pay
Check-in and check-out
check in is from 14:00 to 22:30. Check-out is required before 10. Early or late check-in - check out is possible based on room availability. We are grateful if you’d make us know about your arriving time and you'd inform us when you are going to get Follonica (10/15 minutes afar ), in order to give you the best welcome service. DYS CHECK IN is available and we are pleased to send you all the information about it, approaching the day of arrival and according your need. On request you will receive a message with all the instructions for conveniently checking in at any time starting from 2.30 pm, without time restrictions. We are available by phone or by whatsapp by numbers 00393357729407 7 00393389368207 for any need. The following morning we will proceed with the registration of your documents;
Final cleaning is inclusive from 9:0 to 12:00 a.m.; if you have a different need, please notify us on the previous evening. Typically we are providing linen change (sheets and towels) every 7 days. Extra changing only on request (extra towels charge € 10,00 per person). Please note that the kitchenette must be cleaned by the guest, cleaning service can be requested at a surcharge of EUR 100
Behavior in the apartments and in the public areas
Insite the accommodation it is forbidden to use any type of stoves and heaters, open flames and any electrical equipment that is not part of the normal complement of the room, except electric shavers, hair dryer, battery recharge for mobiles and PC. The management declines any responsibility in case of any damage caused by personal power surges. Please follow the advices described in specific posters displayed in various areas of the structure. Any activities that might disturb other guests is not allowed. We kindly request you a proper attitude according to the structure and to respect peace and quiet.
we can make a friendly chat from time to time, if you wish, and we will be happy to give you all the information you can spend a pleasant holiday in Follonica and surroundings. Upon arrival, our guests will be asked to sign the consent pursuant to Article 13 of the New European Regulation for the Protection of Personal Data (GDPR).
In the apartments pets only on request and no more than one per accommodation (extracharge € 15,00 a day). If the guest doesn't respect this rule he will be charged the total price of the booking and the reservation deleted as no show (100% penalty)
This wing of the Domus Socolatae is meant for children, too. On request we can provide a cot. Children up to one year old are exempt from paying.
Smoking only in the garden. If the guest doesn't respect this rule he will be charged a fine of a € 100.00 (hundred euro)
Local tourist tax
The municipality of Follonica has established the tourist tax (City Council Resolution no.16/2012) following the rules dictated by the recent Legislative Decree
The tax revenues will be used to support projects to restore, enhance and promote the wealth of the territory and in particular services and tourist accommodation.
The tax rates are applied per person, per night, up to a maximum of 15 consecutive days.
From 2013, the tax will be applied during the period June 1 - September 30.
They are excluded from payment of tax:
- The officially registered residents of the City of Follonica;
- Children within sixteen years of age;
- The bus drivers and tour guides who give assistance to groups organized by travel and tourist agencies with at least twenty five participants. The exemption is applied to each
coach driver and tour guide every twenty-five participants;
- Volunteers who offer their own social service in town, working for events organized by the Municipality, by the Province of Grosseto or by the Tuscan Region, or during
environmental emergencies; for each initiative, the organizer of the event will define the list of operators and stakeholders;
- Members of the police forces, state and local, as well as the national corps of firefighters who stay, even temporarily, for service requirements;
- Employees of tourist accommodation who will stay for work;
- Athletes and their companions officers;
- Employees staying for work reasons.
- Children up to 16th years old
Tax: € 1,50 a day per person (extracharge)
The tourist tax must be paid on arrival in cash