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“Great hostel in a fantastic location” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Florence Youth Hostel
Ranked #196 of 284 Specialty Lodging in Florence
London, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great hostel in a fantastic location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2012

I had an excellent stay in the Florence Youth Hostel. The location is excellent- very close to the Uffizi and not far from the Duomo. The staff are very friendly and helpful and this really helped to make the stay. I stayed in a single room, rather than one of the dorms and it was huge! The bed was very comfortable and the hostel was very quiet, ensuring a great night's sleep. The hostel could do with an extra shower, but it was alwasy very clean. I would happily stay there again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank peterb1981
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012

Our second stop during our trip took us to Florence. It was the first hostel we stayed at. For our convenience it was very practical. The staff was very friendly, a little difficult to communicate, but we managed ok. The city was espectacular, we spent most of our time outside.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2012

Would recommend this lovely hostel. Got bags of character and very helpful staff. No kitchen but they put a fridge in our room. Very close to the Uffizi and minutes from the Duomo. Excellent value for money too.

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2012

The hostel is in a fantastic location. The staff are very friendly and helpful and there are 100% cotton sheets on the bed! It is not a hostel for partly goers and is strick on noise after 12.00 so perfect for families.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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South Pole
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2012

This hostel was great, one of the best places in Florence in my opinion. In addition to the dorms you'd expect from a youth hostel, there are also rooms for single travellers or families in a different building across the street. I stayed there and the bathroom was shared but it was cleaned every day. The rooms looked great and the beds were comfortable. The area isn't the quietest at night but it's not a problem if you close the windows. The staff was friendly, too. The best part was probably the location, since it's right next to one of the main piazzas and everything in the centre is very close.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2012

When we arrived, they couldn't find a key to our room, so we had to wait for an hour before they got another copy of our key to give us. The wi-fi worked for a few minutes (although it was a slow connection) before going out and not working for the rest of our 2-night stay. The lobby had working wi-fi but they would not allow us to sit there and use it when we returned to the hostel at night. In addition, the single bathroom (with the shower and toilet in the same room) was shared by many people resulting in long waits to shower in the morning and uncomfortable waits to use the bathroom. Great location, though.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jeremy C
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Bellingham, Washington
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28 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2012

My best friend and I stayed here for a weekend and loved it. It was quite and clean and in a very good location. The hostess is very nice and accommodating, and there was a very cute puppy there during our stay, which added to our experience. We stayed in a two-bed room and were thankful and grateful we booked here. Thank you for a nice experience!

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank bananamaeve
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Additional Information about Florence Youth Hostel

Property: Florence Youth Hostel
Address: Via della Condotta 4, 50122, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Duomo
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #196 of 284 Specialty Lodging in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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