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PLUS Florence Reviews

Via Santa Caterina d'Alessandra 17, Florence, Italy

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84%

Rating
6405 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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83%

Food was bad pool wasnt filled with water to the top and air con didn't work... But the location and staff were great

  • 26th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Everything was extremely convenient and facilities such as pool and etc were great. However not the same sense of community you get in smaller hostels making it harder to socialise


74%

Overall good place, rooms were super clean and pool/bar facilities really nice. Bar was packed at night but not hugely social, as most guests were with Top Deck and Busabout, but good place to stay with a group.


100%

Ellen was really helpful and Andrea is extremely good looking !

  • 25th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


66%

Look - if you're looking for a HUGE, impersonal hostel with a party vibe and pretty good facilities, then PLUS is a good choice. The beds aren't great, the bar and restaurant are laughably overpriced and the 'fitness area' consists of a treadmill and bike - but it is in a good location and the staff seemed friendly enough and we enjoyed our stay. Remember what it's like flying on Ryanair - plus is the PLUS is the hostel equivalent in Florence.


80%

I have so many good things to say about Plus Florence! Great location and clean, comfortable facilities. Also extremely helpful staff-- I had not been able to find any hostels available for the number of days I was staying in Florence (book your hostel early!!!), so when I checked out, I begged Plus to see if they had any availability at all for the next night. They were able to find me an available bed after someone cancelled that had a great view of the city! Great wifi too. Highly recommend!


86%

Had a great stay


80%

The hostel was clean, the staff were friendly, and the location was convenient to all public transport, attractions and good places to eat!


94%

Very big hostel almost hotel like, beautiful pool and outdoor area. Contiki tours coming through can be loud but that's expected. Nice rooms.


80%

Close to everything in Florence which is really nice. Wouldn't recommend the restaurant we ordered pastas one night and it was precooked from a large pan and heated up nothing special. Pool was fairly small and the indoor one was closed. Overall our room was nice cleaned each day


91%

Was a really good hostel. Would recommend. Met heaps of people. Only bad thing is that in a 12 bed dorm there was only one shower and one toilet with no alternatives other than the toilets near the bar. Aside from that, loved it!


94%

I was pleesantly surprised by the Plus Hostel in Florence. The facilities were great and in some ways beyond our expectations. Staff were lovely and helpful, a bit slow but partly due to the volume of people especially on a Friday check-in. The place was clean and well equiped. Loved it! will definitely be back!

  • 18th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

This hostel is extremely large: large enough to support its own bar, a pool, and its own cafeteria. The upside is that these facilities provide an excellent way to meet fellow travelers. The downside is that the hostel is a stationary cruise boat (i.e. karaoke at 11 like clockwork) with an extremely high turnover due to Australian "Busabout" tours. Meet some people in the pool or at the bar and then go out with them to see everything that Florence has to offer, and it won't disappoint!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear guest, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed Plus Florence and the city. This is the most important hostel in Florence and well known in the world, it's a true melting pot and we love it! We do our best to make people feeling comfortable and having fun. Best regards

86%

This hostel is more like a hotel. It was nice to have a pool, but it a pricey place and you don't really get any extras. The restaurant and drinks are really expensive. The staff is really busy all the time, so a bit hard to talk to, although they are very friendly. A lot of big groups go there. It's not very social for solo travellers. The rooms and beds are very clean, and you get a free towel, which is nice.


97%

If you like a party hostel this is definitely where you should stay. We had a great time here and the pool is an awesome addition especially when you have been walking around site seeing all day.

  • 17th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear guest, thanks for sharing your opinion. The outdoor swimming pool - with the pool bar - is the ideal place to relax after a day walking around. and we also have an indoor SPA opened during the wintertime!! Best regards

97%

We loved everything about the stay at hostel plus florence! Very kind staff, very clean rooms, shower gel, shampoo, pads, ... Everything needed was in the rooms! In the evening we were sitting on the roof floor making friends with all kinds of nationalities! The restaurant on the ground floor had very good prices and the pool next to it was small but very comfortable! We will stop by soon again!

  • 15th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Austria
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear guest, thanks for staying at Plus Florence. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and all the facilities! We hope to see you again!

100%

Only prob no fans in room very hot and bitten badly by insects.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear guest, we are sorry about this problem but all rooms have air conditioning. During the summertime there are a lot of mosquitos in Italy but we also provide free spray and other products against them. We hope you enjoyed your stay anyway! Best regards

80%

Located in walking distance to most of the cities major attractions and sights. Helpful staff. Would stay again

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear guest, thanks for your comment. We are glad you enjoyed your stay as we always do our best to satisfy guests! Best regards

60%

Nice facilities, but this is a business. Huge groups are coming and going all the time. Very expensive as well. Wouldnt go back as a lone traveller.

  • 11th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


74%

This place is more like a hotel. Stayed 2 nights and didn't really meet anyone (traveling solo) as most people there were in big contiki groups. Staff are friendly except for one bloke. If you're traveling alone or with a friend I'd skip this place, no vibe just a place to sleep.


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