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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location right near the centre! But my favourite part was the wonderful and helpful staff. The breakfast was either cereal or toast and coffee. Stay here for a easy time in Florence. Cute bedroom decor and newish bathroomfacilities! Be away it is right in the tourist area and so food in this area is extremely over priced. Wonder over... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Mati at the reception was very lovely and sweet. By far one of the best hosts ever. The hostel itself was fairly clean and quiet, conveniently located near the train station. Our room had a nice partial view of the Florence Cathedral and the bathroom was quite big and clean. The downsides were few although they were there. For example,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Two nights in May in a double room overlooking awesome square with old cathedral. Plus points: 5 mins walk from main train station. Easy! Bang in the centre of all the action with cafes restaurants bars and the market on the doorstep Double room is huge with comfy bed and excellent bathroom Clean tidy and everything you need. Breakfast served... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

I was upgraded to a larger room which was a plus. The staff were very friendly with breakfast put on each morning. The hostel is centrally located and a short walk to food, leather markets, the main shopping district as well as plenty of tourist spots. The wifi wasn't that great but did work. The hostel is up three very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Good location. Comfortable non-bunk beds. Not enough power points. Broken toilet seat. Sufficient hostel breakfast (coffee, biscuits, toast, jams). Borderline rude staff. Weird loud noises in the morning, possibly the hot water units. Yes, there are stairs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

The hostel is located directly in the center of Florence near all the major attractions, markets, train and bus stations. The hostel offers free breakfast which includes only toast, ginger cookies and coffee/tea but when it is free- you can't really complain. It is very clean due to the fact that they have a 3 hour lockout period- which they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The place was nice, staff friendly and rooms are clean. Be prepared to claim three very high flight of stairs, fortunately someone heard me when I was almost there and helped me with my bag. Tip getting there from the train station. As you exit the tracks go to the exit on your left, once outside the station cross the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the Emerald Palace is very well located near the station and close to many restaurants, bars, markets, etc. Emerald Palace is also near to the main churches and attractions, it is possible to walk through the neighborhood it is near to everything. We were in a private room that was large and clean and comfortable.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

When you're checking in to what may be your 100th hostel of a trip you know what can make or break an experience. While the rooms are nice (get ready to climb some stairs and work off all that gnocci you're eating) the staff was pretty unfriendly. It makes a difference guys, when you've traveled a long ways to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Emerald Palace is in a great location, right beside the Basilica San Lorenzo and less than 5 minute walk to both Mercato Centrale and Duomo. The staff was friendly and helpful, and we got a great private room with double bed and private bathroom for the price. They had messed up our reservation at Emerald Field and moved us here,... More 

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Emerald Palace

Address: Via Dell'Ariento 2, 50123, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: $66 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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