We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Large room, good Hostel” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Metropolis

Metropolis
Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Save
You added Metropolis to your Saves list
Metropolis
via Verdi, 34, 57123, Livorno, Italy   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #23 of 31 Livorno B&B and Inns
Vienna, Austria
Level Contributor
19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Large room, good Hostel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

The people from Metropolis told us to announce our time of arrival in advance, what we couldn't really manage due to some reasons. However, as we arrived there, after only 15 minutes of waiting we could check-in and got our room, which was quite large for only 3 people. It was more a suite than a common hostel-room.

It had a entry room, followed by a living room with extendable couch and then the sleeping room, the bathroom also was OK, with enough hot water.

The breakfast is organized in the way, that you get vouchers which you can use at 2 of the nearby bakeries.

All in all, the organization was a bit chaotic, but mainly due to ourselves, the room was great, the breakfast OK, and furthermore, the price was more than good.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank baenshy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

23 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Ispra
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

We can confirm that the organisation of the booking/reservation seems to be chaotic, as there seems to be little or no communication between the owners (or the person taking a reservation) and the staff working in the accommodation. We booked two days ahead by phone and were assured a double room (but were not told which one). When calling an hour before arrival as agreed (around 17:00), the guy in the b&b asked which room we had reserved, and also upon arrival they had first to call the owners to find out which room to give us, and we had to wait a few minutes for him to prepare the room which obviously had only just been vacated by the previous guest. Some we got the feeling that we were lucky to get a room at all...

But the guy working in the b&b was very friendly, the room (Amsterdam) was ok (even if the "professionally designed furniture" turned out to be calle IKEA), and the location right in the middle of town.

We ended up paying 90 EUR (even though the web site as well as the notice in the room says 80) without breakfast (because we had to leave early to catch our ferry, and the bar was then still closed).

All in all, we felt a bit ripped off, and would probably not go there again.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Michael L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Livorno hotels
0.4 mi away
Parking Hotel Giardino
Parking Hotel Giardino
#13 of 23 in Livorno
3.5 of 5 stars 107 reviews
1.0 mi away
NH Livorno Grand Hotel Palazzo
0.4 mi away
Hotel Europa
Hotel Europa
#5 of 23 in Livorno
4.0 of 5 stars 167 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
4.3 mi away
Hotel La Vedetta
Hotel La Vedetta
#3 of 23 in Livorno
4.0 of 5 stars 306 reviews
0.3 mi away
Hotel Gran Duca
Hotel Gran Duca
#12 of 23 in Livorno
3.0 of 5 stars 223 reviews
0.4 mi away
L'Ora delle Streghe
L'Ora delle Streghe
#5 of 31 in Livorno
4.5 of 5 stars 32 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Metropolis? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Metropolis

Address: via Verdi, 34, 57123, Livorno, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Livorno > Livorno
Amenities:
Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Livorno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates):
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your Metropolis reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing