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Mississauga, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The only asset of this “hotel” is location – close to the railway station, in the centre of the city. Otherwise – stay away. The shared bathrooms are dirty, the equipment is broken down, the place stinks, and the whole operation could do with major renovations. Do not give to temptation of taking a street view room, or you will... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice staff, dirty bathroom, nothing special all in all, but i mean.16 euros in the centre of.florence is a good price for what we got (4 bed dorm) - the furniture is funny :) lalala still some letters to go..

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

I had been in this hostel just a couple of nights; enough to say that is so expensive for the quality of the rooms and the service. I could say that, comparing with othe hostels i've been is such a clean and tidy place because the bathrooms are not a mess(like they use to be) and also because the cleaning... More 

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Thank Miriam M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

5mins from the water and close to some other main attractions! Average kind of hostel with really nice and helpful staff! But the cold water on the tap didn't work and the bathroom needs some improvements. Overall great value for the price if you're a backpacker!

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Thank Tamara R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

The worst place ever visited by me. I came to this place cause the one I booked initially was under reparation. Next morning when I came to took my stuffs after roaming around I rang the bell twice because nobody was in the reception and I needed my bag cause the bus was leaving. This Indian guy working there appeared... More 

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Lake Mary, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

The location of this place is really good, in the center of Florence, but the hotel itself is terrible. Communal bathrooms are dirty, rooms and furniture are very old, bed are not comfortable, some room doors cannot be locked, it's too hot in the summer, etc. We got the reservations on Bookings.com and we paid almost 90 euros for the... More 

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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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Redcar, United Kingdom
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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Staying in Santa Maria Novella

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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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Additional Information about Hotel Ottaviani

Address: Piazza Degli Ottaviani 1, 50123, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant
Price Range: $33 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Ottaviani 1*
Number of rooms: 20
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