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Casa Donatello Reviews

via Calcinaia 18, San Martino alla Palma, Scandicci, Florence, Italy

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21 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 76%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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This was an amazing stay at such a cheap price because it was booked late. The family who own the place took care of us from start to finish, answering all our questions, ordering takeaway, giving us mosquito repellent and driving us to the nearest tram stop. The apartment is gorgeous and overlooks Florence from a distance, probably best to stay here with a car because of the distance from main Florence but the actual village is so lovely and welcoming. Do beware of the mosquitoes nearby though.


The website is not clear about a charge for late arrivals. This should be made clear BEFORE booking!

  • 12th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Owner was wonderful and so willing to help. Especially since we didn't know much Italian. She printed out bus schedules and went above and beyond to help in anyway. Would DEFINITELY recommend staying here.


This was our favourite hostel (apartment) the whole time in Italy. Absolutely beautiful and the owners were incredibly kind and always willing to help with anything. We came without a vehicle and there were no stores or restaurants open that evening but the owner willingly gave us what we needed to last us until the morning. Such kind souls. Thank you, Casa Donatello for making our stay so wonderful! Candace (Alberta, Canada)

  • 28th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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