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Via Guido Monaco 34, 50144 Florence, Italy
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Ciao Hostel
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Ranked #69 of 214 Specialty Lodging in Florence
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nightmare, I arrived in the morning so they asked me to put my luggage in their storage, which was not locked in the daytime. They told me the room can only be used after 2 pm which I agree. But that's the only information they told me. So I went out to travel around the city for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I basically signed up to trip advisor to give a review for the exceptional quality of this hostel. The customer service and interpersonal skills of the staff here are out of this world. I have been travelling for 5 months now on a round the world trip and this has been by far the most accommodating hostel I have stayed... More

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Plus: quiet, clean, has everything you need. Distance to center: 15 minutes to Santa maria novella station on foot, the rest is a bit (not much) further. It's good, but not excellent. Good for interrailers it's easy to find from train station basically it's a long straight.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My friend and I (two 19 year old girls) booked a 4 person mixed dorm. We were nervous about who our other 2 roommates would be but it ended up being great as we were paired with a traveling couple (male & female). The male receptionist at the front desk was always so so nice and helpful. He gave us... More

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38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night in July. It's close to the train station and the rest of town is within walking distance. It feels more like a hotel than a hostel, very secure as you only have access to the floor you are staying on. Each floor has a kitchen and two bathrooms which means there is room in... More

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Pula, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

enjoyed this place a lot pretty close to florence a bit of a walk to the further side of town.. close by supermarket which is nice to make your own dinner and breakfast on the stairs in the sun was very nice.. the beds were decent no lockable lockers so if your sharing with you room with someone be careful... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This hostel feels more like a hotel than any other place I''ve stayed. Rooms are very clean and there are 2 bathrooms and one kitchen each floor, being the ideal place for peoplo who appeciate space and tiddy places. It was the cheapest hostel I found in Florence and it exceeded my expectations. The only con is the service -... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is a quality hostel! Ciao is the cleanest hostel I've been. Everything is in a good shape and works. There's even compulsory lining, towel and soaps. Staff speaks good English. Wifi works smoothly. Beds are comfort. The location is only bad thing, but you walk in the downtown in 15-20 minutes. I paid less than 25 euros a night... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The hotel and staff were lovely, and the room was clean. The hostel itself was easy to find, and facilities were good as well. Only downside was that our room was a little small and was right on the street, which meant the sound of the traffic was quite loud, throughout the night. Would recommend staying here though, was right... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

The hostel is located near the train station, and about 10-15 minutes walk to the city centre. I stayed there two time for four days. The lobby is really small and so it the staircase and the elevator however the rooms are quite spacious, dorm rooms have 4 beds and they are no bunk beds. The beds are really comfortable,... More

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Address: Via Guido Monaco 34, 50144 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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