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AMAZING hostel. Maybe even the cleaniest I have ever seen so far. Well equipped, even with nightlights, free apero (wine and pasta) every day at 18.30 where you meet other people. In the evenings, the receptionists take you out to their favorite places. And come on, you literally LOOK onto the Florence dome from the entry - WOW! Just rooms with windows to the street can be a bit noisy with people from outside at the weekend. But overall: One of the very best hostels, I have ever been to!!
It was the best hostel I've ever stayed! The rooms are really clean, and so are the bathrooms. The staff is great, really friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good too. I would definitely recommend it and whenever I go back to Florence, I will stay there again, for sure.
One of the best hostels I have stayed at. Very clean, staff friendly and helpful always. Location is excellent and close to station , tourist attractions . The directions were a little bit confusing to start with when coming from the station but figured it out eventually. Will be back.
I love the beds in the dorms: there is no bunk bed, just regular beds. Very good location, it's really easy to get to the main tourists attractions in the city and to the train station.
Expensive hostel.. but very modern facilities with excellent rooms and good staff.. Appetisers on the terrace are a great ideal and very good for solo travellers who might want to meet people.
Only stayed for one night, but what I saw looked good- facilities, cool people, nice rooms. Only thing I would say is that I paid for a 4 bed dorm (room M) and it was VERY noisy from the street, people in the hostel and right near a security door that makes loud buzzing noises. And I normally sleep through most things!
You MUST stay here! The aperitivo (food and wine at 6:30) was a fanstasic way to meet people - I met fantastic groups of people each of the 3 nights I was there. The staff (Dennis and Toto in particular) are also very friendly and Dennis even took us out one night to show us the recommended places to eat, good gelato and where to find some tequila shots! I could almost live at Academy Hostel, such a wonderful experience!
What a great location in Florence. The hostel is close to all major tourist attractions but still felt private and secure. This was my first time in a hostel and as an 'older' solo female, it was a great way to meet other travellers and socialise without feeling like I was out of place in a youth hostel.