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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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PLUS Florence

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

We like that PLUS Florence offers so many onsite facilities to guests, including a swimming pool, restaurant and a bar that guests have praised for being 'lively and colourful'. This hostel is located in the northern part of central Florence, near Santa Maria Novella train station and a short walk from the rest of the city. Hostelworld travellers have frequently said they appreciate the 'incredibly helpful and friendly' staff.

Property Description

Welcome to your home away from home in Florence!

PLUS Florence is a unique luxury hostel located right in the city centre and within walking distance to all the top sights, only a 10-minute walk from the main train station.

We set the bar for budget accommodation not only in Florence but in Europe as a whole. You'll easily notice the difference when looking at just some of the amazing facilities we offer: an onsite café, bar and restaurant, PLUS Tours travel desk, panoramic terrace, spacious dorms, a flat-screen TV in every room, PLUS Girls (female-only) rooms, Wi-Fi, DJs and more - and that's just the beginning: you can also relax at our outdoor pool and bar (summer only), or in the winter in our indoor pool, sauna and Turkish bath!

Jump online and stay in touch with your loved ones as we have Wi-Fi throughout the hostel as well as our own internet access point.

You can choose from a variety of room types.

Our mixed/shared dorms are light and open rooms that sleep four, five, six, seven or eight people. All beds come with a private reading lamp, crisp white bed linen, cosy fleece blankets and pillows. Each bed has its own storage locker that can be locked. The rooms also have an ensuite WC and shower.

The stylish and airy private twin/double/triple rooms sleep two or three people. Beds come with crisp white bed linen, cosy fleece blankets and pillows and the rooms are ensuite with WC and shower. The triple room contains one double bed and one single.

Our PLUS Girls female-only rooms have been designed with extra comfort in mind; all rooms are ensuite, bright, airy and stylishly decorated and sleep four, five, six, seven or eight ladies. For those little extra home comforts you get larger bathrooms, a vanity table with mirror, big fluffy towels for use during your stay, hair-dryers, and complimentary welcome cosmetic pack.

Birthday promotion:
PLUS Florence has just turned 8! So to celebrate we are giving away a free night to anyone who wants to celebrate their birthday with us. It's very simple: all you need to do is make a booking for a minimum of two nights and as long as your birthday falls on one of those days we won't charge you for that night! The offer is not valid with any other promotion or offer. Upon arrival, booking reference must be presented with a valid form of photo I.D. Not valid for double or twin rooms (so, dorm rooms only). And that's it - we told you it was simple!

Our all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet is available for just € 7,50. It includes both hot food and continental options.
The city tax in Florence from January 2018 will require a contribution of € 2.00 per person per night and it will be paid in cash by the guest.

Can't find availability at PLUS Florence? Then head on over to our sister property in Florence: PLUS Camping Firenze, also bookable on Hostelworld.

Experience the PLUS difference at these other great locations in Europe: PLUS Berlin, PLUS Prague, PLUS Camping Roma, PLUS Camping Jolly (Venice).

Please read our Things to Note below before making a booking.
We inform that to check-in, EU citizens must show valid ID or passport and extra EU citizens must show only a valid passport (no copies/pictures) View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 7.9

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.6


Latest Reviews

  • 9.4

    Superb

    02 Jun 2019
    We were in a 4 bed dorm. The room had its own bathroom, fridge, microwave and sink. Lockers you were able to use your own lock. The terrace was great to catch some sun after walking for hours through florence. We were very lucky and had some really rad people in our dorm room every night. Would recommend and stay again.
    Australia, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    08 Jun 2019
    You get sooo much for your money. The hostel itself felt super safe and has security by the entrance but a park close by can get a little dark. There are great facilities to meet other (mostly young) people, ac in the rooms and daily cleaning. Relatively easy walk from the Santa Maria Novella train station. Though the pool could have been a bit more clean, it was perfect to cool down in and a HUGE plus. I highly recommend!
    Denmark, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    08 Jun 2019
    Wonderful hostal, good place to meet people from all over the world.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    07 Jun 2019
    Checkin and checkout was a breeze. All girls dorm was clean and well thought out placement of furniture. No bunk beds!!! Wish they had hooks for towels and power outlets next to each bed. Facility offered comfort, quality and exceeded my expectations. There were all ranges of ages and families. Will stay with this hostel again
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    07 Jun 2019
    Room was fine but didn’t have air conditioning so was very hot at night. Otherwise comfortable bed, easy check in, and the pool area was great. Lots of people there to meet and hang out with. Decent location.
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    03 Jun 2019
    Lots of high school trips it seemed. Thus, lots of younger boys and girls that were taking over the bar area for dinners. Super annoying for people 18+ that did not sign up for that atmosphere. Young boys were throwing water balloons out their windows at myself and a friend. Besides this aspect everything else was good. Not super social, seemed like the hostel was booked up mostly of these high school kids.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    02 Jun 2019
    in an 8 person room and Someone came in at 1am and shone a flashlight into everyone’s bed...I guess it was a guest assigned to the room incorrectly. That happened twice. The beds aren’t assigned to guests so you have to leave something of yours on the bed or it’ll get stripped and you’ll probably have a stranger in your bed when you get back. A staff came into the room at 2am, turned on all the lights and told a roommate he was in the wrong room. Checked the reservation, the guest was correct.
    USA, Couple, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    06 Jun 2019
    PLUS Florence got the job done. Clean rooms, comfy beds, nice pool area. Laundry is very expensive. €9.50 euro and you’re most likely going to still need to air dry clothes afterwards. Dryer only runs for 35 minutes. Don’t stay on first floor and leave windows open because there’s a big mosquito issue in Florence. PLUS is on the pricier end and not intimate when it comes to meeting other travelers. Stay at a smaller hostel in Florence unless there is no other option.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 6.9

    Good

    11 Jun 2019
    The female dorms were quite clean but some of the sheets had stains. Not an ideal hostel for solo travellers. Many large groups (school groups etc.), there is a nice pool and bar but still not much of an atmosphere making it hard to meet people. Location is quite central but the staff do not give you any information or tips on where to go on arrival. Good for a couple of nights accomodation.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 6.3

    Good

    09 Jun 2019
    Great for friends and partying. Not so great if you want a comfortable stay in the city: air conditioning was abysmally ineffective and they expect you to make your own bed (and put on duvet covers)! Never staying there again.
    Canada, Male, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cots Available
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2019

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Florence

  • 2018

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Florence

  • 2017

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Florence

  • 2016

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Florence

  • 2015

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Florence

  • 2014

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Florence

  • 2012

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Florence

  • 2012

    10th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

Nominations

  • 2012

    Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

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PLUS Florence says

I think the best aspects to our hostel are the extra facilities, such as the outdoor swimming pool in the summer, an indoor pool in the winter, a sauna in winter, and great bar and restaurant. How many backpackers can say they stayed in a hostel with a sauna and a pool? The hostel is ideally located, with The Academia only a short walk away. The Duomo is also really close to us. No visit to Florence is complete without visiting the Uffizi Gallery - remember to book early to avoid the queues. We also have theme nights such as toga parties in our Opera bar and restaurant. Don't miss out on our cheap drinks during happy hours! We have a mix of ages staying in the hostel, with most travellers in the 18 - 40 age range. I personally find that it is very easy for travellers to meet others and congregate in our hostel. Finally, we have some specific rooms for people with disabilities as well as elevators and ramps that are always available if needed.

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