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Via Nazionale, 22, Florence, Italy

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385 Total Reviews
  • 72%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 72%Atmosphere
  • 69%Cleanliness
  • 68%Facilities

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The access from rail station and sightseeing spot is good!


Do not stay at this hostel if you can help it! Hardly one word of the description is true… This place hardly feels like a hostel, more like a shady 2-room apartment with an overflow of people stuffed into it. THERE IS NO KITCHEN and no reception.You have to pay in cash and in the end we just left our keys on the counter because there was no on there to check us out. Also, no A/C. I left the window open and got eaten alive by mosquitos. The place is dirty, cramped and generally unpleasant.


Good place to meet other people. Quite a cramped dorm with a lively young group of people staying.


This is a very good hostel, good location and very clean. The kitchen could be better, but you have a microwave and a fridge. A very important detail that they don't say in the web page is that the hostel is in a second floor and there is not elevator, a detail that is important for people who has reduced motility.


It's a nice place! The service is very good for the price that you pay. The stuff is very friendly. I do have to mention though that sometimes they were a bit difficult to reach (when arriving or trying to check out), it would be great to leave a contact number really visible somewhere. Overall I would recommend this place! :)


Great hostel, great vibes, perfect location, stuff willing to help. Just take air plugs because the street is sometimes noisy.


A nice hostel with big rooms and very friendly staff. The location in the city center is perfect, just right next to the central station. Missing the ability to cook food.


Great staff! They're really friendly and welcoming. On our last night, one of the workers stayed past his shift and bought wine for us to drink. Shared stories with us and made us regret leaving Florence and the hostel so soon. It's walking distance from everything since Florence is so walkable. It's by the Duomo so it's easy to navigate back to the hostel at night, you just look for the Duomo. Also located right by the train station. Wifi is a little spotty in the rooms.


Firstly the guy forgot that i was coming. I'd already told them i would be there at midnight but there was no one and had no phone to contact them. A nice gelato lady helped me and the person came at 1am.So better not to go after 18h. After that it was smooth. The bathrooms were shared and lockers were small and internet not so good. At night you'll get lots of noise from the streets below. So you cannot sleep very well.


Old furniture the kitchen isn't a kitchen You can't cook there!!! The kitchen looks different like the pictures. No air conditioning, its pretty hot and noisy if you sleep with open windows. But you have to sleep with them because of the heat. I think it's to expensive for the quality. One of the stuff was friendly and talks with the guests in the kitchen...but only one. A saw a lot of hostels but this was the worst..

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear guest. But tha do you Say Is writing. In the Hostelsworld We are no cooking place we hava the kitchen but no gas if you get some food you can use the microwise. Is writing too tha we dont have the air condition In the city centel we are the more. Chep from sure.


Cool spot. Good location. Ronaldo is a chill guy. Definitely stay here.


A good choice for anyone on a budget. Rooms are really cheap. Not the best accommodations since it's pretty much an apartment converted into a hostel. The rooms are a bit cramped, the bathrooms aren't the nicest, but the location and the prices can't be beat.


Very well located, but the street is super noisy and busy. Good for young people on the go!


This is a super friendly place, it's small but big enough for the number of guests. There is free breakfast in the morning and check-in time is very flexible which is nice, as I arrived about 10 in the morning and could take a shower and nap straight away. The owners are super friendly and even make an effort to kern your name and socialise which is refreshing! Recommend for a tight budget, great value!


Not enough bathrooms and showers, and no common room. Met some great people here and rolando is very nice. There's no a/c on the top floor of a busy street so sleeping was tough at times. The location is the best part of this place


The hostel is very well located. Close to one of the train stations, easy access by bus and in a walking distance to the Florence sights. The staff is very helpfull and kind. I stayed in a four-bedroom and the room is OK, in average of most of the hostels offers. The hostel is very small and don't have like a liveroom or other place to interact but that wasn't a problem for us once we stayed the whole day out. The only "problem" was the bathroom, just one for everybody: only two showers.

  • 3rd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Rolando was really nice, the place had the best location, three mins walk from the main station, supermarket and good bar and restaurant right on the street. We didn't regret choosing this hostel, it was a nice experience!


Pretty good value for money, staff nice and brilliant location right by the Duomo. On the other hand, the hostel was pretty noisy with the landlord playing some kind of Dominican house music from about 7:00 in the morning right outside our room and there were only 2 showers and 2 toilets between 20-odd guests.


Excellent location within the city and very close to the duomo however it is on a busy road that means it's very noisy at night. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. Our main issue was with the shower facilities as one of them didn't lock properly which is quite concerning.


We booked 4 bed private room but when we arrived they said that 'at the same time somebody booked that room so you have to stay in 8 bed dorm but i will make a discount' so we have to accept it and we accepted it. first night night we stay in dorm and our second and third day we stayed in 4 bed private room. but it was really messed up, dirty and smells bad. because there was a door in the room that closed. it was toilet before.smells comes from that door and all room was like a toilet.

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but you was for man and only you say tha this door is another room but i feel in this day the same of you but only in your room now the room is ready like before ciao good vacation

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