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Youth Hostel Firenze 2000 Reviews

Viale Raffaello Sanzio, 16, Florence, Italy

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77%

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301 Total Reviews
  • 73%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 74%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 72%Facilities

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94%

I really did like the private rooms. Everything was pretty awesome. Easy to find, however the only thing I was a little shocked about was the charge for the use of WiFi. Although its just 1 euro, backpackers are always looking for that budget experience. Haha. However you take it.


34%

Staff were not welcoming and although they weren't rude they didn't offer any help. AC you buy not per room but per person. Reception hours were terrible with closure at 7:30pm. There was no kitchen and the area the hostel was in was not very friendly or safe in atmosphere, however that was the only way to eat. We were in a double bed room yet the mattress was only two singles pushed together with double bedding. Would not reccommend or return, spend a bit more and stay somewhere else!!


74%

Hostel was nice. We had a private room. Unfortunatelly you have to pay additional fee for wi-fi and there is no breakfast. In general it was ok.

  • 12th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Though this hostel was a little out of the way (but still entirely accessible), it was one of the nicest hostels I have stayed at, and reasonably priced too!


77%

It was easy to get there and the staff were very nice and helpful. Would recommend it to others.


69%

The reason I chose this hostel was simply for the price as Florence is pretty expensive. Therefore in the context of things I can't complain too much. However the location wasn't great as it is about a half an hours walk from the centre. Plus our room did smell of damp and the window had some strange net with a tiny square you could open that looked like something you'd find in a bird cage. Therefore getting natural light into the room was a big problem. The shower was great though.


89%

I liked this hostel very.much. Personnel is very responsive. One minus is that hostel needs one document as deposit for key but it's not crucial.


89%

Very friendly staff, location is good but not perfect, by foot it takes you about 20 min to the historical center, but a supermarket is very close! Unfortunately there is no kitchen in the hostel, but cute sitting areas in and outside!


57%

The directions may seem confusing to get to the hostel on foot, but it is a quick walk, and an even shorter (and simpler) bus ride. I would not say that it is a good value for the money, because you do not have access to wifi, breakfast is just a prepackaged croissant, and there really isn't any hostel culture. It was a nice clean place to sleep, and the location is in a quiet area, but that is about it. It was fine but I would probably book with someone else next time.


34%

A disgusting little place that is a good 45 minute walk from anything worth seeing. Great you have your own room and bathroom but towels and wifi were extra and my bedroom had bugs in it. There was not a place to cook anything and my room was not at all clean.


54%

The room we had was cold, damp and had a mouldy smell to it. We asked if it was possible for heating to be turned on but unfortunately it couldn't be. Despite our room the staff were very helpful and friendly.


97%

I have had a wonderful stay with them .


100%

Service was very good and rooms clean and comfortable.

  • 12th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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71%

Location is about a 30 minute walk from city centre. Not much around the neighborhood. We had a triple single room which was quite small. The room was cold


71%

Our stay here was fine. Clean room. Staff were very friendly, particularly Paulina who was really helpful. Travelled with a mate, but wouldn't recommend for solo travellers looking to making friends as unwelcoming/unused communal area when we were there. Would very much recommend the restaurant Porto Di Mare on the other side of the nearby square – amazing pizza and they had a live jazz band the evening we ate there. About a 15minute walk into the 'action', there was an infrequent bus (#6) too.


77%

The staff is very kind and the room is clean and comfortable. A few minutes walk from bus from Firenze station , supermarket and restaurant , and very convenient. But it is a little far from the center of city by walk.

  • 4th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Japan
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

Great survive and price

  • 19th Sep 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

Staff very different. Perfect and nothing special. Liked the stay very much.

  • 30th Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


57%

Decent, but probably better options you can and should choose. The rooms were very hot, and it was 1 euro per person per night for A/C. We tried opening the windows and were bit up by mosquitos. Wifi was also one euro per person per night, and spotty. The facilities were clean, bathroom was large and beds were fine. Entrance into the building was secure. Location-wise, it was good - safe area, close to Oltarno and walking distance to central Florence. Social scene was non-existent.

  • 22nd Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


57%

It's a little bit far from the center of the city. You can't check-in after 8pm, we arrived at 8.30pm and they wanted to charge us 40 euros for "late check-in". The rooms are hot at night and the AC didn't work.


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