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Locanda Rocco

Via del Sole 5, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #147 of 201 Specialty lodging in Florence
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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232 reviews 232 reviews
63 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights and was nicest hostel we been at for a while! It feels more like apartments not a hostel. Small sized rooms with nice decor, good security. Cleanliness ok. We had no issues and for only 12 euro a night in the centre of Florence, you cannot go wrong!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Beware all the pictures you see from their website, they are a completely a lie. It is not as nice as it seems. We booked for 2 nights and they over charged us - talked with other travelers that also stayed at Locanda Rocco and the average rate is 10 Euros per night plus 2 Euros tax. You should not... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Although the location was excellent and we received clean bedding, the bathrooms in Locanda Rocco were always dirty and there was never enough toilet roll. The hostel manger's English was poor, so he reverted to shouting at the guests in Italian. Our booking was also messed up as the manager argued that we had only booked 2 nights, when in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Our stay at locando rocco (also affiliated with hotel ottaviani and hotel Toscana on the same street) was extremely horrendous. When we first arrived, it appeared that there had been an error in our booking and we were only booked to stay one night instead of two. We were told that because of this, we might need to move to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

After finding it the hostel was good, the number system is hard to work out and the sign is small, the hostel is quirky, the common area and kitchen are small and you cant cook. Everything was clean and functional. The owner only speaks Italian so you need to be able to speak some Italian. The location is good easy... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

This hostel was the worst I have ever seen. Our first and only night, when we arrived to our room there was someone sleeping in our bed. There also was a condom on the floor. The manager was totally rude and did not apologize for the inconveniences he only gave excuses. I would definitely not stay in this place. i... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

Pros: Great price. I found a room for 8€ during the holidays. Washing machine. Although no dryer, but there's a washateria next door. Location. Couldn't be more perfectly located. But watch the numbers on the street. They're all mixed up. Towel & Soap provided. Clean. Cons: Small. Not much of a common room. Language. Attendant doesn't speak English. Access. Attendant... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

The beds were comfortable compared to many of the hostels that I've stayed at during my time in Europe so it was a comfortable first night of sleep! It was VERY clean and they cleaned everything very thoroughly daily. Of the staff, only a few spoke English which I can't complain about because it was in Italy! They tried their... More

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South Pole
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

The location is somewhat central but it might take a while to find. The owner speaks mostly Italian but also a few words of English and Spanish... I didn't have a problem and you can get by if you don't have a lot to ask. She was also very friendly. The rooms looked dusty and old but were quite clean.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011 via mobile

Owner doesn't speak anything but Italian, not even one word English.. room was dirty, doubt if the sheets were changed. Only one bathroom for the whole hostel, so you had to wait long before being able to take a cold shower. Location was the only good thing...

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Address: Via del Sole 5, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
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Ranked #147 of 201 Specialty lodging in Florence
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