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Via Guido Monaco 34, 50144 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #70 of 202 Specialty lodging in Florence
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
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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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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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London, United Kingdom
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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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Helsinki, Finland
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Stayed here for two nights while In Florence in a 4 bed dorm. The beds were singles and not bunks which was nice and there was still a heap of room. Every level of the hostel has its own kitchen and two bathrooms showers. The kitchen rooms and bathrooms were all clean. Although one bathroom you couldn't lock the door... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Travelled with 2 other friends so we shared a room. Location was alright, short walk from the main station. Small lobby with friendly and helpful staff. Elevator was small. Relatively quiet street for a good nights' rest while we were there. The rooms were spacious, bright, clean and comfortable and wifi was a plus point! The hostel has two shared... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

Great location, just a 10 min walk from the main train station. Staff were helpful and friendly and it was relatively cheap. Rooms themselves were quite good, each bed had a PowerPoint and light, towel and little soap; they were clean and the air con and wifi worked. I will say that there were no lockers, which I think is... More

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Cuiaba, MT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We stayed at Ciao Hostel for 2 nights and I can say the location of this place is wonderful. You'll be within a walking distance of the main train station of Florence and from this hostel you can make all your walking tours without any trouble. The street of the hostel is almost always full of cars (seems like it's... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A bit of a walk from the city center, but doable. Location itself not very pleasant, no bars/cafes and a very trafficked road. Would not walk home alone at night. Room was fine apart from a little dirty floors. Bathrooms were also not exactly spotless (which might be expected from shared facilities, but still), and in one of the bathrooms... More

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Address: Via Guido Monaco 34, 50144 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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The Ciao Hostel Florence offers interested travellers the opportunity to take a look around the cheap backpacker hostel without even stepping foot in Florence! ... more   less 
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