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Via Iacopo Peri, 3, Florence, Italy

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639 Total Reviews
  • 73%Value For Money
  • 71%Security
  • 78%Location
  • 68%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 66%Facilities

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we picked this hostel because it suposed to have parking space for free, but they forgot to say that there is a limit of 3 parking spaces!!! so if you arrive at the wrong time you will have to spend 1.5 euros per hour on parkin every day, till one of the spaces will be free. we slept in a diffrent building from the guesthouse, in the same street but not able to enjoy the facilities, it was another thing they forgot to mention before you book! Was good but I hate when they forgot many crucial


Decent place. The staff was friendly, free coffee and tea (sometimes you had to go looking for a mug). Wifi only worked for me in common areas... not a problem, but something to know. Also had a couple other issues... like troubles unlocking and opening the door to my room (the door handle on the inside was loose) (hopefully that's fixed by now) and they changed the sheets on the wrong bed in the morning so the next night a new person had to sleep on a dirty bed... a system might be good.


The location of this hostel is very close to the train station but about a 15 minute walk to the main attractions. The rooms where clean and we got ungraded to a private for free. The room we stayed in was in a different building then the reception and the common area which was a little odd. Besides that I would say that if its the best deal go for it. They do offer a laundry service for a small fee but there is no dryer.


We are Chinese exchange student. Staff are nice and helpful. The 4 beds share room is big and comfortable. The toilet is a little bit small, but it is acceptable. It will be better if we can have kitchen to cook food.

  • 22nd Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The hostel is close to main train station which is the only good thing about hostel. First of all one of the staff was very rude to us. Room was ok but there was even no hand-washing soap in toilet. When I asked they said they didn't provide. And also there were too many bugs and mosquitos in room. Not recommended.


You can find better, cleaner places in Florence for one or two more euros with similar locations. Easy to find and near train. Some people might find the staff crude. There is possibility for good atmosphere, but it just wasn't there when I went. Pretty average all around. Wifi works only in common areas, Mosquitos are rampant


Wifi is super nice. Clean rooms. But would be nicer if they have more showers and toilets. Nothing big to complain.


Self-service washing machines and dryers should be provided. More kitchen facilities is also needed.


Staff very kind and tells you what is the best things to do. Good rooms, but the double beds didn't have stairs to you go up, so you have to work it out in another way. The hostel is near the train station and far away (but you definitely can go by foot, it's about 20 min walk) of the leaning tower. The city itself doesn't have a lot to do (you can do pretty much everything in 1day), but it's great if you're want to chill out for a day before continue your trip.


Easy to find behind the train station. Owner was very kind and tried to be helpful. I stayed in the rooms across the road (still part of the hostel) which seem bigger and more recently redone.


Much better than expected! Staff were very helpful and bed was clean and comfortable!

  • 27th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Personally, I really have had the nicest experience in here meeting nice roommates in the dormitory. In general, the location is really convenient situating close to the train station, and in walking distance to the major attractions. For facility, the common room is nicely furnished, and the room is fine too except with a dim lighting. I would say it's a good deal in its price. However, the only downside is the instability of wifi connection if you are living upstairs.

  • 6th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


it was almost perfect actually!

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