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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 8.0

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Jun 2019
    This was one of the NICEST hostels I have ever been to!! The rooms are so clean, comfortable, amenities are great, and the bathrooms and showers are available for each room in the mixed 5-bed suites. The location is fabulous and convenient, and so worth the price. Staff is friendly. The terrace is beautiful. Pool and poolside bar are great, and they have an in-house bar/restaurant for socializing. I was so impressed and pleased with my stay at PLUS Florence.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    11 Jun 2019
    Stayed in the 4 bed ensuite with a friend and it was great! The room is super spacious and it was super clean. The rooftop terrace and pool are really what make this hostel exceptional though. Both features were great when you were just looking to relax. My one critique would be that the particular bed I was sleeping in was insanely creaky, and I could tell that I was accidentally waking my roommates when I would move in it. So my apologies to them! I would 100% stay here again though.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    19 Jun 2019
    I was very pleased with my stay. The security was very helpful when it came to luggage storage, and in helping the staff/travelers around the hostel, etc. Check-in and check-out were very easy even when the line seemed long. The rooms were the nicest I have seen in a hostel, and we had no issues with any of the other resident in terms of noise. The terrace was my favorite as it’s very relaxing with a great view of the city. The bar area was awesome, and always fun and chill. Overall great time!!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    14 Jun 2019
    Huge hostel so busy check in but they had a great system so we didn’t have to wait too long. Very big and spacious rooms, a locker each. Towels, soap, shampoo provided were nice. Pool was small but cool outdoor area and was still nice to cool off in. Lacking of real cooking facilities (only had a microwave) but did have a fridge. Need the key card to activate lights and air con which could be a pain if not in a group but worked fine for us.
    New Zealand, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    19 Jun 2019
    The hostel was very safe and in a good location. It’s was more a hotel vibe so backpackers should consider that. There was a large (20-30) person group that took over the pool area, which is pretty small. The free towel was nice to be included.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    12 Jun 2019
    The place is an hotel where you actually stay with people you don't know more than an actual hostel, so the facilities overall are amazing and the price higher than usual but it is worth. Atmposphere was quite good, i was alone and i found a lot of company but in this situation i always think that is also a matter of luck even if the bar near the pool is quite nice to let people know each others. Good position as well.
    Italy, Male, 31-40
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    17 Jun 2019
    Huge hostel- more of a hotel experience. Having a pool and bar was great, staff was okay but stretched pretty thin with how many travelers were there. Didn’t like that in order for any lights/chargers to work in the room you had to insert your key. Breakfast was good but not really worth the price.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    10 Jun 2019
    The facilities at PLUS Florence for partying are unmatched with their tiki bar and pool area; however, I was never able to use them as they closed very early for a bar (~11pm), nor see it through a window because of a power trip by some security. In addition, staff scolded us for watching the NBA finals in the vending machine room late at night. The atmosphere wasn’t what I expected from the hostel I was looking forward to the most, and the bedrooms/bathrooms weren’t very clean, but liveable.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 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
  • 3.1

    Rating

    13 Jun 2019
    I was extremely disappointed in this hostel, especially because of its positive ratings. I wouldn't recommend this hostel ESPECIALLY to solo backpackers because the atmosphere is disconnected, hotel-like and it was very difficult to meet people, yet it didn't have the conveniences of a hotel. The room I was in had no outlets by the beds whatsoever, which was extremely inconvenient and the air conditioning barely worked. Plus, the security guards were rude and demanding. Not a good experience.
    USA, Female, 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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