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Ciao Hostel Reviews

via Guido Monaco, 34, Florence, Tuscany, Italy

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573 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 71%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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The hostel wasnt to far from the train station and the main centre, about a 15 - 20 min walk. Room was quite spacious, the bathroom was clean but the bottom of the shower filled up with water and about 2 minutes into the shower the water went freezing cold and stayed that way. Good place to sleep and internet was in the rooms and was good.


Very helpful and friendly staff. Good location and value for miney

  • 27th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The hostel itself is very good; the rooms and bathrooms are very spacious. The kitchen is also very good EXCEPT they don´t give you any basic ingredients which I think is a huge flaw, so if you are planning on cooking everynight make sure you buy the essentials like SALT and OIL. The major flaw was that it was SUPER BORING and it looked empty like a horror movie, guests did not come out of their rooms so if you are looking for a FUN environment, this is NOT THE PLACE. Far from the city centre.


It is very nice, very clean hostel and is located not so far from main train station in quite and peaceful district. Both the day-time and evening-time receptionists are very kind and friendly. The most important is they have very clean sheets, very clean rooms, big kitchen and very peaceful place (not for party-lovers). It is a place to rest after a busy-scheduled sightseeing and museums.


I love this hostel! So clean and the kitchen is awesome. The facility is perfect! The cleaning woman is very beautiful, and kind! Room is big and comfortable place ! I recommend everyone to visit Firenze this hostel!


Nice hostel but a little out of the way. About a 10-15 minute walk to the train station in the opposite direction of the major sites. Hostel itself was nothing special but good for a one night stay. If you're looking for the typical hostel environment this is not the place for you. Everything looked pretty clean and the staff were very accommodating.


Not the most ideal location but since everything is within walking distance in Florence, that's alright. No hostel atmosphere at all, more like a guesthouse. Not ideal if you're traveling alone. Facilities are good less the internet which was down during my stay. Staff could be more engaging.


A 10 min walk from the SMN station. Make it 15 or 20 mins if you're carrying luggage! Dorms were spacious and kitchens had all the necessary amenities. They don't have a 24 hour reception so it might be a problem if you arrive too early or late. Check out is possible anytime. Friendly staff and overall a nice and comfortable hostel.


The hostel is nice and clean, though a little bit far from the station, about 10-15min walk. The staffs are nice. I enjoy my stay here.


Very good place, spaceous, clean, fully equipped kitchen, definitely good choice!

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