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Emerald Fields

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Before I start with a description of our place, I would like to thank everyone who has given us their support; we've made this place a unique little emerald for all to share.

We're located just five minutes from the train station and just up the road from the Galleria dell'Accademia.

Come to Emerald Field for comfortable accommodation, clean, spacious rooms and a great atmosphere for meeting cool people. We have a nice garden outside and a common area where travellers come from all over the world to experience this beautiful, vibrant and historic city. In the morning there's free tea and coffee for everybody.

We're happy to recommend information about restaurants, clubs, museums and other sites of interest. Our place is an ideal spot for your travels!

New! We're now offering a one-day bus tour of Tuscany. You can get the best of Tuscany in one day! For those interested in experiencing Tuscany's most famous and historic sites, look no further. This tour runs from 8am 'til 8pm and includes a morning in Siena, light lunch at a farmhouse, a visit to San Gimignano, a Chianti drive and Pisa. The price is just '90 per person, including transport, maps and lunch with wine and Tuscan food. Don't miss this opportunity you can ask us about it at reception!

Thank you to everyone, Antonio.

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Overview

Just a short walk away from Florence's top attractions, Emerald Fields is a chilled-out base for discovering the city. Our free breakfast will keep your appetite topped up so you can wander around the city's famous art galleries and churches. Grab a free cup of tea or coffee and drink it in our common room or garden terrace, where you can soak up the Italian sunshine and get to know your fellow guests.

Location

Getting to us is easy: we're an hour away from Florence Airport, Peretola (or Aeroporto di Firenze-Peretola) by public transport or just 15 minutes by taxi. We're also an 8-minute walk from the main train station, Santa Maria Novella – handy if you're exploring Europe by rail. You'll be super near the city centre, with the main square, Piazza della Repubblica, just a 12-minute walk away. Browse the stalls at San Lorenzo market (a 3-minute stroll from the hostel) or walk a little farther to admire the paintings in the Galleria dell'Accademia.

Rooms and Dorms

Book your own private twin or double room for some quiet with your favourite travel buddy. Or, if you like to mingle and save some euros, choose a bed in one of our small dorms. They're cleaned every day, so the place is spotless. Linen's included, and if you forget to pack your towel you can rent one from us for a small fee.

Extras and activities

We've got free Wi-Fi throughout the building, so you can keep up-to-date with your favourite social feeds and research the best places to visit in Florence. Ask at our tour desk for local tips: our staff are always around to offer advice on their favourite things to do in the city and to give you a free map. And if you want to experience the rolling hills of Tuscany, book a spot on our own organised day trip! You can leave your bags in our luggage room while you're gone.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 8.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Jul 2019
    Such a cute location and a beautiful hostel. A bit confusing to find but once I was there it was hard to lose. And the experience is very personal with Gabriel the hotel manager remembering everyone by name and helping them navigate the city.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Jul 2019
    I really enjoyed staying here. The breakfast was awesome, the receptionists were super nice people, you could see that they truly enjoy their job. The guy made coffee and fruit salad for us for breakfast, and they helped us with every question we had. Also the room was very spacious, instead of bunk beds we had single beds. There is a small terrace which had a calming atmosphere. It's location is also perfect, you can reach it on foot from anywhere in the city center.
    Hungary, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    05 Jul 2019
    Gabriel was fantastic, enjoyed my stay!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    25 Jun 2019
    Top hostel with a great manager! Gabriel (the manager) made us feel very welcome and was a lot of help with regard to where to go and what to see! Great free breakfast every morning and plenty to choose from! Laundry service was cheap and efficient! Came back from a day out to find all my washed clothes folded on the bed! Would 100% recommend and return!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    04 Jul 2019
    The WIFI works. The hostel is clean enough. There was a locker in the room I could use. The hostel is in a FANTASTIC location. One bathroom per floor but everyone sleeps in late so just get up earlish to start your day and its not a problem. I would recommend for a few days as its so central to see the city from.
    New Zealand, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    03 Jul 2019
    It is located right in the center of Florence, about half a mile to the central train station and the same distance to the Duomo. It has a perfect location and a great staff. Gabriele, the guy in charge, will tell you everything you need to know about what to do in Florence. The social room is outdoors, so you can smoke and talk with your friends in two big tables in the hostel, which is also where the free breakfast is served. The wifi signal is really weak... that’s the only downside.
    Mexico, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    25 Jun 2019
    First time traveler to Italy here. I was terrified of staying in a hostel almost alone (I’m 22 years old, female, and don’t speak Italian) but Gabrielle, the manager, made it feel like home. He was there to greet me when I arrived, give me instructions about the place, and was available for questions. The location is pretty ok— safe & 7-8 minutes from both the Cathedral and the train station. Clean bathrooms and bedrooms, and a quiet atmosphere. I loved staying here and can’t wait to come back.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    03 Jul 2019
    Very friendly staff, spectacularly clean, reasonable breakfast and a great AC! My only issues were: Laundry service could be cheaper, but there is a laundry shop (literally) around the corner that is cheaper. The midday curfew is bothersome, especially if you need a rest after a long journey or travel. Enjoyed my stay overall :)
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    25 Jun 2019
    This hostel was in a great location and had a great atmosphere to meet the people at the hostel. This place has really comfy beds, good ac and a great vibe. I met awesome people in the 4 nights I was staying here and had a lot of fun, it’s a great place to meet people if you’re a solo traveler. Everything was decent and clean too which was cool.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    01 Jul 2019
    Good location and nice staff but it felt more like a boarding school than a hostel. In the middle of the day they turn all of the lights off and lock the bathroom doors so no one can get in. We just wanted to stop by to drop things off and it felt very unwelcome and strange. The kitchen is also locked until 8am, which is not nearly early enough for people trying to fit in full travel days.
    USA, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
Services
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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