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Alekin Hostel Reviews

Via Porta Rossa 6, Florence, Tuscany, Italy

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370 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 71%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 64%Staff
  • 56%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 50%Facilities

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Great location, easy to walk to everywhere.


The facilities are broken. (The shower is a mess.) The wifi of our floor is not working and the owener does not look friendly at all. Her wife is kind though, but other than that this apprarment is just a mess. Everything looks unclean and the owner doesn't even bother fixing the broken stuffs. If you'd love to save a little money and get a really bad mood at night just go ahead book it!

  • 9th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Taiwan
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


nice: The hostel is very nice located. When you walk outside, you are right in the centre! And it has wifi, also nice! not nice: The hostel is thin-walled, you can hear everything that is going on in the building. One morning, the owner was having an argument with someone, right in front of our door. I do not need/want to hear such things. To finish off, our room had 2 chairs (1 was broken), 1 wardrobe (which was unusable, because also broken) and 1 bed (which wobbled with every movement).


I was staying in a single room and everything was fine. Someone came to open me the door although i arrived sooner as expected and i could leave my bag in the hostel after my check-out. It's very central and cheap. Not very strong WIFI signal but it always worked. There is no kitchen. That's the only thing that is good to know before. But there is a fridge !


Location is perfect! 2 minutes from duomo! The problem is lack of cleanliness... Really dirty in bathrooms, rooms are row, no place for making breakfest,tea,cofee...

  • 3rd Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


We had a great stay, even got new towels as we stayed for over a week. Facilities could be way better, though we were happy with our stay.


Alekin hostel looks more like a private appartment that makes it more comfortable to live in. We stayed in a private room for reasonable price in a perfect centric location. Host made all possible to comfort the stay providing us with the books, guides, fridge, clean bathroom.

  • 29th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Russia
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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