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Lovely stay here. Staff helpful and room was basic and secure. Very happy.. Awesome value for money!
16 bed dorm only has one bathroom, and no other facilities on that floor, which was frustrating at times. Great location, not too far to walk to main attractions. Good facilities.
It's difficult because there is no kitchen or fridge to put food. Breakfast is €6 and alright. You can make lunch from it but it won't be anything special. They have free computers for you, and the outside area around the pool is lovely. You are definitely in the heart of florence!
Needs a curfew--bar should also cut off wasted people from drinking more
Great facilities and very clean, overall good value for money. The pool is good however the gym/inside pool is closed for summer which was a little unexpected and disappointing. Not a typical hostel, a lot of families and big youth groups eg. Contiki tours seem to stay there.
I would recommend this hostel to group and single backpack travelers. The beds were clean and comfortable, the pool and sunbathing amazing. However, just to let you guys know, their "gym" constists of two tredmills and a bike and the inside pool/sauna is only opened in the winter while the outside pool is only opened in the summer.
Just free wifi provided is very not stable. Overall is good
It was the best hostel I have ever stayed! Congratulations!
Staff were lovely the 3 times I spoke to them they were EXTREMLY helpful
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Was a good hostel with clean facilities and a nice bar/ pool area so the atmosphere was fun. Its a 5 minute walk to the Central Markets making it easy to get around by foot.
I had an absolute blast in Firenze and this hostel was a big part of it. However with no kitchen and no outside alcohol they force you to pay for food and drinks on top of paying extremely high prices for a doorm. Its a great place to stay but it nearly breaks the bank of anyone who is on a backpackers budget.
The staff was incredibly unfriendly and never willing to help. They neglect to tell you that they do not take international debit cards so be prepared to pay in all cash for that one. I was incredibly under impressed
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Really great atmosphere, and a decent distance from the train station! Clean, decent facilities. A good idea to separate the toilets from the showers. Didn't visit the bar and pool and other facilities so I can't say much about them.
We had a great stay here, the location in perfect just a short walk into town. The pool, bar and roof top we're fantastic. We had a couple of problems with our booking but the reception staff were very helpful and sorted it out as quickly as they could. Check in did take forever though and I do think it's a bit pricey.
While being conveniently located and nice enough, this place is almost like a cheap hotel due to its size and impersonal service. Not enough people working on reception and always busy. Service in the kitchen and reception needs to be improved.
Front desk is always very busy, but they usually had 3 people working it, just so many people coming and going. Very busy hostel. Drinks at bar are really pricey. A little cheaper and I would have had more (and spent more).
We stayed in the new building so everything was clean, tidy and modern. We knew of another couple who stayed in the old building and said it was the worst ever, so I would suggest to state to them that you only want to stay in the new building at the back.
The staff really need training in cs and the reception needs complete re-organisation. Waited nearly half hour to check in and no apology given (another guest waited 1.5 hours). An info point separate to reception would stream line this. The staff didn't provide any extra information and weren't friendly nor approachable. Really had to ask for everything specifically. They turned off the lights outside without telling us they were closing. Why didn't bar tender say anything when we bought drink?
positive: - surpisingly very clean! bathroom and shower in the bedroom instead of out in the hallway, though shared with 8 roommates - bedroom was quiet and roommates were respectful, option to party downstairs and out at the bars if you're interested. I also lucked out and got a full-sized bed, which also had a desk next to it. - lockers are available; bring your own lock negative: - not centrally located. Close to Accademia but ~25 min walk to the river - long lines for checkin/out
It was extremely over priced considering our air conditioner did not work, our bathroom had mould in it which we are now sick from and the food/drink was very expensive for poor service and low quality. When we passed this information on to staff there seemed to be little they could do for us, couldn't even offer us a room where the A/C worked. We constantly had to go back to reception because our key card wouldn't work. We will not recommend this place to any of our friends travelling.