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Fattoria del Bassetto Reviews

Via delle Città, 3, Certaldo, Florence, Italy

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416 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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Nice and peaceful place. Situated in between florence and siena (50 min. to florence and 35 to siena). Certaldo is a beatyful small town, that although offers whatever you need!


Incredible buildings with a story to boot. I'm not sure that being 2 minutes from the interstate passes as countryside, but I did find the place quite relaxing. I arrived late my first night so there was no staff around, but it worked itself out. Had a bit of a problem with mosquitoes the first night, but some incense took care of that. More suited for people traveling by car than backpack I think, but certainly a memorable place.


I loved this place! After coming from Florence, I felt myself relax instantly as soon as I boarded off the train. I savoured its peacefulness, remoteness (it's probably only about 20 mins walk...leasurely from the town centre), simpleness, security, and it's surroundings. I could've just stayed at the compound everyday, just lazying around because that's what the ambience was! Be free! Stop and breathe and just be still! I love it!!!


Very relaxing to get out of the city for a while. Whole place was filled with mosquitoes, had to wear bug spray inside.


Best hostel i have stayed at! Awesome place, a bit out of town but worth. Great atmosphere and staff. Definitely recommend it!


I was seeking a true Tuscany experience when travelling through Italy. I stepped onto Fattoria del Bassetto's property and I was not let down. The history, the atmosphere, the people all made my stay memorable. If you want something a bit off the beaten path, I highly suggest staying here. The setting is quaint. The rooms are well kept. The people that pass through become like family - Fattoria creates an experience you won't get in the city.

  • 14th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The place is beautiful, and the rooms were very clean. I loved the pool and the big garden! My staying there was very relaxing, I enjoyed it very much. Highly reccomnded for people who just want to chill and have a good time!


If I were to replan my trip to Florence, I would choose to stay here ten times out of ten. For other travellers I met here and myself, our stay at Fattoria was a much needed break from city life. Clean and cozy. Lastly, though this hostel is away from the city centre, it is just a train ride away from Florence. The location is also great for a day trip to Siena, which I recommend. Perfect for a 3-4 night stay.

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