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Academy Hostel Reviews

Via Ricasoli 9, Florence, Italy

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93%

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2675 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 99%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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97%

I used to live in Florence 2 years ago for a semester abroad, I am so glad I got to came back and this hostel made it even better! It's literally a minute from the Duomo. The staff was awesome, even when I was an idiot and blew a fuse, the lady who was working quickly fixed the problem with a smile on her face. I loved that it didn't have bunk beds. The atmosphere is fun and they have free aperitivo (wine and food) every night. The street outside can be a bit noisy but it didn't keep me up.


100%

Excellent hostel - but I got no sleep!!! I was in the L rooms and there must be a bar or something next door so loud even with earplugs. Band was playing lots of people. But I would stay again but not in those rooms,


86%

Great location near the cathedral. Friendly staff. Very clean and pleasant. But annoying that you must leave between 11-2:30


97%

I had a great stay in the Academy Hostel. I had a single room and a shared bathroom. Both had been very clean and neat. Some minor points: The room was smelling really strong for the moscito repellent. I had problems to sleep with that and my clothes smelled days after still like a citronella candle. Another thing was, that the breakfast was nearly just sweet things. A standard toast with butter would be great for those like me who aren't allowed to eat sugar and fruits.


97%

The place was amazing, the staff fantastic, it was right next to the Dome and other fantastic sites in Florence! I would most certainly stay there when I go back to Florence, highly recommended.

  • 6th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Best place I stayed. Loved!


100%

This was my favourite hostel during my 3 week trip, friendly atmosphere, breakfast included plus an evening happy hour where people got together & chatted about their experiences.


100%

Location cannot be better and the hostel was spotless. Great staff as well


94%

Academy is one of the best hostels I ever stayed in. 10 min. walk from the station and just by the Duomo, yet a couple minutes away from other attractions. Very clean and nice rooms with a lovely balcony to relax in common area. Staff was very friendly as well.

  • 3rd May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


94%

Staff are great, in a fantastic location just around the corner from the Duomo and on the same street as the Academy Museum (that houses Michelangelo's David) . Breakfast was good, only complaint was no wifi in room and cold shower first night.


94%

Fully recommended hostel. Very clean, tidy, cozy, comfort. The staff is very helpful, very kind. But the wifi didnt work properly.


97%

Excellent hostel. They treat guests well.


100%

Clean, safe and comfortable!! =)


91%

Shhh don't tell people about this place as they will want to book and then it will sell out!!


97%

Very good location. Clean. Comfortable.


100%

Academy Hostel was all around outstanding. It was very clean and comfortable, and we had enough personal space despite being in a 6 bed dorm. Each bed gets their own locker large enough to fit most backpacks and then some, so in-room security is perfect. The location is also unparalleled, a block from the duomo and a 5-7 minute walk to of the main sites. They promoted a social atmosphere without being a "party hostel". We would absolutely stay here again.

  • 15th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

The free wine/dinner and breakfast made this a great deal. The dinner was really great for meeting other travelers and so I had travel buddies for the duration of my stay. Everything was clean and comfortable. The location is fabulous- it's essentially right next to the Duomo with about a 30 second walk (as well as just down the road from Accademia, a 2-3 minute walk).


100%

Windows and doors have a good seal and therefore your nights will be silent.


91%

This is a pretty awesome hostel, it's a bit pricey but it delivers with great location, facilities and breakfast.


83%

Nice simple hotel in a nice area! Very close to the train station :)

  • 13th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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