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Heart of Tuscany Hostel

Via Vecchia Maremmana 1, San Paronto-Lamporecchio, Chianti, Italy


  • 87%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

Property Information:

SPECIAL DEAL: Book a dorm room for 3 nights recieve an extra night free. Book a dorm room for 5 nights recieve an extra 2 nights for free. Please note do not book your free nights.

Welcome to Heart of Tuscany Hostel. A unique hostel,(its really a villa for young people) located in San Baronto a small town 35 Km from Florence in the Chianti region that will offer you the chance to see the best Tuscany has to offer.

The Hostel is located in a stunning place surrounded by olive groves and vineyards outside of Florence. Heart of Tuscany Hostel provides you a unique hosteling experience. With our shuttle bus service it is easier than ever before to enjoy Tuscany.

We are centrally located in Tuscany making it easy to make day trips, with the shuttle or public transport, to see the most famous Tuscan Villages including Pisa,Lucca,San Gimignano and Siena, by bike you can freely discover the local area with its vineyards and great artworks at the Pope's Villa as well as the hometown of Leonardo da Vinci to look at some of Leonardo's most famous work at Vinci Museum.

We provide
-a complimentary small glass of red wine on arrival when 2 or more people make a booking. (Solo travellers bring a friend)
-free breakfast (SIMPLE) for guests who book dorm rooms
-internet(2euro per hour,our computer)FREE Wi Fi
-free linen
-free shuttle pick-up and drop offs (see list below)
-full service bar
-Wine tasting at a family run vinyard (minimum 5pax)
-full service restaurant
-Reception 09:00-14:00 19:00-23:00**closed from 2pm to 7pm**no arrivals**
-gym -09:00-15:00 25 euro (entire stay)
-bike rentals (10 euro per day)
-pool (swimming cap needed ) bring your own or rent one for € 2.50

free daily shuttle pick up service arriving
from Empoli 10.45am for new guests. if you confirm the shuttle and the number of seats for new guests but you don't come you must pay 12 euro for each seat.

You can also book the shuttle for your trip to Empoli during your stay for 12 euro per person each way.

Please read carefully:

After you have made your booking, we will contact you to confirm your free pick up time and location. The shuttle time must be confirmed as soon as possible

Pick up points:
Empoli In front of Train Station

If you come by car please confirm your arrival time as gate and reception are closed from 2:00pm to 7:00pm everyday, you will receive a gate key at check in No arrivals from 3pm to 7pm, closed

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  • Latest Review

    The perfect gateway to take a break from the craziness of Italian cities. Guido, the owner, is an amazing man with million stories that will make your stay memorable. It's the perfect place to have non touristy wine tours, bike around the region or simply enjoy the sun by the pool. Favorite place I've stayed in five weeks around Italy. Totally worth staying at least 4 nights (fourth night is free!). Might seem a little hard to get there but Guido can pick you up at 11am at Empoli train station.
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      Anonymous, Canada, All Female Group, 18-24
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  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Pet Friendly
  • Taxes Not Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

After you have made your booking, we will contact you to confirm your free pick up time and location. If you have a different arrival time or place then stated above, please let us know so we can arrange your transportation! Since we run a shuttle 2 times a day and we don�t want to miss you. Please respond to our email to let us know which shuttle you will take. .***disclaimer*** if you do not confirm your shuttle pick-up time 3 days before arrival or immediatly when you book the day or 2 before we can not promise you a place in our free shuttle*****please confirm***** 48hrs canx policy

Heart of Tuscany Hostel Located at Via Vecchia Maremmana 1, San Paronto-Lamporecchio, Chianti.
Heart of Tuscany Hostel
Chianti 51035 Via Vecchia Maremmana 1, San Paronto-Lamporecchio
88% 120
43.8270347 10.9235858
Heart of Tuscany Hostel
    Rooms available     Superior 3 Bed Private Ensuite     Standard 4 Bed Private Ensuite     Superior Double Bed Private Ensuite     Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite
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