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Emerald Fields Hostel

Via Guelfa 59, 50129 Florence, Italy
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Emerald Fields Hostel
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Ranked #129 of 235 Specialty Lodging in Florence
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

After being in Italy for quite some time you start to take some Italian mannerisms with a pinch of salt. A great example is the service at emerald fields. We were travelling as a group of three and one of us had arrived early. The desk refused to check him in because he needed all 3 passports and seemed very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a decent hostel in a fairly good location - not far from the historic city centre of Florence and quite close to the train station. It is also quite close to a lot of restaurants, on the other end of Via Guelfa. It was clean, the rooms were comfortable and the staff were nice and helpful. Breakfast is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

plus : well located, very clean, calm place, a map is given, a little nice breakfast, bed are comfortable minus: impossible to go in the hostel from 11am to 2pm, in the kitchen : oven not working, no hot plate staff blinkered, inflexible small rooms, narrow lockers in bad state, no air conditionning, wifi not working well

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Munich, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

First of all, my overall stay was acceptable. Their personal website however gives a false impression of how nice the place is and what is included. For example: The website states "Each room is provided with a private LCD TV." This is completely false. There is only one outlet in each room so I don't know where they would even... More 

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Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This has been one of the worst hostels I have ever been to. The front desk person is extremely rude and would not help with directions to sights. The hostel also kicks guest out from 11am to 2pm everyday for what they call "cleaning". I was fine with them cleaning but when I came back nothing was cleaned in the... More 

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Lyon, France
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

I really don't know how to qualify this place. I guess I would choose the word ghetto? Just look at how they present themselves on their letterbox. Not mention the fact that when I woke up at three in the morning to pee and saw that the sink had been filled halfway up with puke in one bathroom and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

This hostel is in a very good location it's close to everything! The rooms don't have locks on them so keep your stuff locked up, also don't stay in the front room if possible it is very nosy and the rooms are so hot it's a joke like impossible to even sleep

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The hostel is conveniently located near the train station and many bars and restaurants. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Only complaint is that they close the hostel from 11 am to 2 pm for cleaning (you have to vacate the building).

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Shanghai, China
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Not a bad place to stay. It was small and had a more intimate stay. The internet worked ok in the corridor but less frequently in the patio and kitchen. There wasn't many sockets for the electronics in the rooms. The rooms have lockers to keep your things safe. The staff was good, the young man at night was helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I recently stayed at Emerald Fields B&B! This is by far the best place we've stayed on our European trip! The room was so spacious, amd brand new! looked like a 4star hotel room! the Internet was unbelievably fast, the service was exceptional and the location was Prime! Right on the Mercado! The value paid was well... More 

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