5 Mind-Blowing Hostels in Florence

With all the electrifying live music, soul-sparking street art, and taste bud-tingling street food, Florence is the place to be this year! Whether you’re heading to Nextech Festival, or you’re just looking for an Italian adventure, we’ve rounded up some of the very best hostels for you to check out…


They’re all about making the most of the famous Italian sunshine at PLUS. This incredible hostel is located in the very centre of Florence and has not one but TWO swimming pools! Get ready to make all your Instagram followers enraged with wanderlust-infused envy!

Guests’ favourite features:

  • Panoramic terrace
  • In-house DJs
  • Sauna & Turkish bath

2. WoW

WoW is the perfect place to relax after a day of exploring Florence. It’s located right near local favourite Magnia Pizza (tell your taste buds we said they’re welcome) and the bright colours and killer cleanliness rating will leave you on cloud 9.
Guests’ favourite features:

  • Outdoor terrace
  • Amazing location
  • Bicycle hire available

3. Gallo d’Oro

What’s better than waking up to a scrumptious homemade breakfast after spending the previous 24 hours adventuring around the city and dancing the night away? Hostel Gallo d’Oro offers that for free! No wonder they have a 9.4/10 guest rating for value for money…
Guests’ favourite features:

  • Steam room
  • Female only dorms available
  • Tuscany tour booking service

4. Tasso

Tasso is another wonderful hostel you should add to your list. It’s located in the heart of San Lorenzo, the area of the city best known by locals as the typical starting point of a good night out on the town. The hostel is also only 5 mins away from some of the main Florentine sights like Pitti Palance and the Boboli Gargens.

Guests’ favourite features:

  • In-house theatre
  • Regular live music and art nights
  • Tour booking and events services

5. Emerald Palace

Calling all lovers of the great outdoors! These guys will sort you out with some proper Tuscan experiences you won’t forget in a hurry. The hostel is beautiful, the location is convenient, and the staff will make sure you will feel right at home. They are full of local tips on where to taste authentic food and how to discover the very best hidden gems in the city. They even organise daily local tours, pub crawls and…skydiving!
Guests’ favourite features:

  • 6/10 guest location rating
  • Outdoor terrace
  • In-house restaurant

What are you waiting for? Better get booking before they fill up 😉
Click here for our guide to discovering the real Florence!

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