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Hotel Ottaviani

Piazza degli Ottaviani, 1, 50123, Florence, Italy
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1 room 1 adult
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

My room was hot, but it was ok, I have paid 50 euro for 3 nights. If you are expecting luxury hotel you better stay other place ....if you are looking for cheap place to stay ...i recommend this hostel.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

I went before a lot of hostel but i never saw like this before. Too dirty and really ugly place. I couldn't take a shower because of dirty. And also internet is not good. And price is too much for this place. I never recommend this hostel.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We stayed in Ottaviani for a couple of nights whilst travelling Italy, on arrival the man behind reception was quite helpful and showed us a few places around Florence to visit. First impression it looked like this hostel was going to be okay HOWEVER, we soon found out that we were wrong. Shortly after we arrived at the hostel I... More 

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Vina del Mar, Chile
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

My brother and I stayed there on our first night. It was Friday so we had a hard time finding a place, and this one was available. Location is very good, right at the city center, rooms were okay; we paid for a shared room that was actually just 3 beds. Shower was horrible, temperature changed all the time, too... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

I went with three other 20 year old females and let's just say we will Not be recommending this to others. While we had no problems with safety, we did not feel that way. The first night we could hardly sleep due to the thin door that easily could have been broken into. Also we all thought we were going... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We were in Florence for three days and two nights and stayed in this establishment. I have nothing that I can compliment about this hostel. Everything was HORRIBLE. The building is old, disgusting, dirty, and extremely overpriced. The people are rude, the beds are so springy you cannot sleep, the bathrooms are absolutely disgusting, and the internet is not to... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

ALL TRAVELERS SHOULD STAY AWAY FROM THIS PLACE! It is not qualified to be a hotel or a hostel. All the photos are FALSE ADVERTISEMENTS! The place is extremely dirty, old, and completely unkept. The shared bathrooms were so gross we could not use them. We booked online in a rush for one night and paid USD $100 - it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Firstly the hotel is in an excellent location - few minutes walk from major places such as the central station and the Duomo. The staff were friendly. We also booked a room with a shared bathroom and were given one with a private bathroom which was a nice surprise. However, the toilet didn't flush and the plug in the sink... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The 'deluxe' room consisted of a bed with about six inches between the edge of the mattress and each wall of the room, you could barely fit a suitcase on the available floorspace. Stayed in either room 10 or 11 - hard to tell because it had both numbers written on the outside door with one crossed through in pencil,... More 

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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