Florence Dance Hostel and Guesthouse Reviews
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Great location, but that is all this hostel has. When we arrived, there was only one guy that coulnd't speak english, but he was quite nice. As for the facilities, there are only two shared showers for all the guests, which can mean more than 20 people. And one of the showers cannot be locked. There is no air-conditioning. We had to wait some time in the morning to check-out and when we asked if we can store our luggage there after check-out, we were told to leave them unlocked on the corridor.
- Novice Nomad
- Czech Republic
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
The room was really ok, with clean beds and sheets. The bathroom was quite odd, with only two toilets, one shower and one bathtube (!) for the whole hostel. The kitchen was small as well, not very much space to socialize with other travellers. Poor wi-fi connection.
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 25-30
- (1 review)
Still not sure about the name, I don´t get why "dance". But this hostel was good choice for me and my friend (both girls), since we spent only one night in Florence. Hostel is perfectly situated in city center and it is easy to get around city, staff was great and helpful, only I was missing maybe computer or some room to get along with other traveller. But this hostel is perfect choice when you are travelling in group (rather small) and wants to have just nice place where to sleep.
Lovely man who worked there, very friendly. The hostel however was very basic and EXTREMELY hard to find.
The hostel is really close to the city center, it's easy to get there from almost every place in Florence. The staff are nice :) The room was too hot and the little fan wasn't enough. There was only two showers for too many people.
Little attempt at communication from staff despite the language barrier. Odd bed layout, group of two was split over two separate bunks. Two nearly broken fans in rooms meant the windows had to be wide open and the noise from the street was incredibly loud. Good location for wondering and close to the station. Felt secure despite being on a busy street.
The worst hostel I have ever been. No breakfast included. Rooms are dirty. The bathrooms are so bad. The staff is lovely, but unprofessional.
Decent enough hostel in a great location, however as a solo traveller I would massively avoid! No common room and a kitchen with 3 chairs. Dubious reviews below suggest there is a common room but this isn't the case, bringing to the point why is it called a DANCE hostel? However after a tiring month was okay to get a couple of days relaxing! Rooms no air con, and beds were squeaky but comfortable! If travelling in a group would probably recommend!
Location was good. Staff were very friendly and happy to help. Beds were comfy. Only two showers and two bathrooms - one bathroom didn't have a light so was difficult to use during the night. Kitchen was pretty small but had everything you need. There was no lockers but we were given a key into the dorm which was pretty good. Had a great atmosphere!
Positive: The location is pretty good; The price is ok comparing with others places in the zone Negative: There is no common room, so it's difficult to meet people or have a good atmosphere; The kitchen it's really small, just 2 or 3 chairs, without cooker and works as a reception too, was also dirty; In the booking website says "All taxes included" but i paid 2 € more; there is kind of small free breakfast but they just say to some people, they did not tell me. There is no lockers in the room
I liked this hostel and it definitely served my needs. Everyone I met was very nice though it did take a little more reaching out to really make friends and hang out with people. The staff didn't speak a ton of English which was a bit difficult at times, but they were very friendly and tried their best to accommodate and help you as best as possible.
Had to wait like 10 minutes for someone to open the door because nobody was attentive. Bathroom is a mess. Rooms are nice. Staff is lovely and helpful. Location highly recommended.
It was a decent hostel. Pretty clean and good location. Few mins walk from everything including Firenze SMN. The only problem was the staff who wouldn't know one single word in English.
The hostel was clean and fine for a cheap place to stay. The atmosphere is non-existent outside of your personal dorm room, and the facilities are a bit run down. I didn't feel unsafe there, but there is no way to lock up your stuff. Breakfast is included, which is nice, but is simple fare. The beds are quite comfortable and the sheets were some of the nicest I've slept in at a hostel (not scratchy at all). It was a bit difficult to find without any external signs or warnings, so be prepared!
Very casual kind of place, staff not always there but overall its a fine place to stay for a few nights! Amazing location too, laudromat and supermarket right outside and only a few minutes walk to the duomo
Hostel is too cluttered with junk (such as broken cupboards, broken fridges) and too small. There is no common room, kitchen only has two chairs, there is no where for guests to sit or hang apart from their beds, the room is way too hot even with the fans provided. One bathroom is not enough for all the guests. Some staff kind of creepy, however, I was not even sure who was staff and who was a guest. Apparently there was free breakfast however no one got told.
Very close to the station and attractions and has lockers. There was no aircon anywhere, and fans were not good enough. Not enough toilets/showers.
No lockers. But clean, good location and secure building. Good for one night which is all you need in Florence
Amazing location. Walking distance from train station, walking distance to the centre of town. Great rooms. Fully air conditioned. Overall a brilliant hostel