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Hostel Gallo d'Oro

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

Welcome to Gallo d'Oro world!!!

What you see is what you get! There's no extra charge for breakfast, snacks and dinner: they are all included with free buffet!!
'Fruit juice, italian coffee, fruit salad, sandwiches, pasta, homemade cakes daily made by our chef and much much more....'

Internet/wi-fi and towels are also free of charge.

At the reception you'll find our cool crew, who will assist you with a big smile and a city map, ready to suggest the best (and cheapest) restaurants, cool places to hang out, and events around Florence.

Tours travel desk available with the best tours of the beautiful country-side, Chianti area and wine tasting, Siena and Pisa, walking tours, Museum reservations and more....

Our place is located in the city centre of Florence, only 5 min walk from The Accademia Galley, 10 min from the Duomo and 20 min from the train station.

What are you waiting for....??? It's Gallo time!!!!! View House Rules

Overview

There's so much to see in Florence that you'll definitely want a central base from which to explore – that's where our homely Hostel Gallo d'Oro comes in. And with our free all-day buffet to keep you going from breakfast until dinner, you'll be able to save on your budget and get to know other guests in our cheerful dining room. Our rooms, which have a maximum of six beds each, add to the cosy feel. We've also got creature comforts like air con, an elevator and free Wi-Fi throughout the hostel.

Location

The iconic Duomo cathedral is less than 15 minutes away – and if you keep walking, you’ll hit the Ponte Vecchio, the most photographed bridge in Italy. Stop off en route to see Michelangelo’s David at the Accademia Gallery. The Santa Maria Novella train station is just 20 minutes away by foot, or if your bags are heavy you can jump on a bus that will take 15 minutes door-to-door.

Rooms and Dorms

We have both mixed and female-only dorms and all beds have personal touches like your own light, a USB and international adaptor, free bedding and towels. Each dorm also has lockers for your luggage. Our bathrooms have hairdryers and you’ll get a vanity pack with bathroom essentials like shampoo and shower gel. Ask for a dorm with a balcony, and soak up la dolce vita from your room.

Extras and activities

Our friendly team at the travel desk will give you a free city map and get you up to speed on the best way to see our city. We can also organise tours out into the countryside, where you can taste some fine red Chianti (salute!) or visit the nearby cities of Siena and Pisa. We have a self-service laundry area with washers and dryers if you're running out of clean clothes, and a communal kitchen so you can try your hand at Italian cooking.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 8.5

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 9.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Jul 2019
    Free breakfast lunch and dinner included. Decent shower. Bed good enough and what you expect from hostel living.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Jul 2019
    Excellent hostel - biggest bonus was the free food! Breakfast, snacks and dinner were offered, as well as tea/coffee/juice all day. Rooms were small-ish but cosy and clean. Staff made the beds every day. Free yoga classes were offered at a sister hostel around the corner, which were a wonderful addition to a good stay. Staff were very friendly and helpful too! Would highly recommend
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Jul 2019
    It was a great experience. There was only one person working the desk at 6 am that was a bit rude when I asked to turn on the light so I could sit at a table to work. That was unusual though. I would def stay here if I was going to Florence again.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    25 Jun 2019
    Thomaso was a great help! Super clean and food included hostel. Great air conditioning, great value!!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    02 Jul 2019
    Cheerful, welcoming staff. Great snacks. Very clean setting. Welcoming and calm atmosphere. Just a brief walk to downtown Florence. Highly recommended!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    08 Jul 2019
    Loved my stay here, having food available for breakfast, snacks then dinner included in the price was wonderful. The rooms had good AC and I felt my stuff was safe. It’s not a party hostel but, there’s always people around to talk to as people are always grabbing food.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    05 Jul 2019
    I really enjoyed my stay here. The best part was the amazing staff. I had trouble with my travel plans and had already checked out. Two women at the front desk helped me for 30 minutes looking up information and even writing messages in Italian to someone to help me figure it out. Some other things they really stood out were that they have a great breakfast with plenty of options, there is super cold water!!, they offer free sunset rooftop yoga daily and they even have light dinner options
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    10 Jul 2019
    Cute little hostel. Within minutes of the sites and city center! Breakfast, snacks, and dinner included! Would def stay again.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    01 Jul 2019
    Average hostel, has all the things you need, free food all day was a plus. Walking distance to everything although it lacked atmosphere and seems to be more older travellers than young. Showers lacked privacy and only one was working when I was there... luckily I left early and came back late so wasn't having to wait too long to use it.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    24 Jun 2019
    Staff were friendly and helpful, giving me good ideas of things to do/see. Free food was a bonus, very helpful if travelling on a budget. Atmosphere was lacking though, not a social place especially travelling solo.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines


Awards

  • 2012

    1st, Seasonal Hostel

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