This was quite an unpleaseant stay. We travelled on a group of 5 people for 2 nights, we just needed a place to keep our bags during the day and to sleep in the evening.
The first night was awful: the matress was unbelievably soft (not on a good way), each bed had only ONE sheet to cover both your matress and yourself, can you imagine that? It was very cold, the heating system almost didn't work and they didn't give you any blankets, you only had a cover besides that one sheet.
It was incredibly noisy during all day. At night you could hear everything as the walls were literally paper thin: you could hear machines cleaning the streets, cars honking, people screaming and talking (and our room was on the forth floor!). Also, you should know that there is a bell on the street that does you the favor of waking you up every hour, so you can only sleep from midnight to 5.a.m, then the bell rings every hour (including 5a.m).
To go to our room, on the forth floor, we had to go up on a tiny elevator that only worked with a key and only 4 people could fit there. Also, we were only given one set of keys for all 5 people.
About the bathroom: they were 2 bathrooms on our floor, one of them was average, a bit small, the hair dryer worked poorly. The other bathroom was a problem because the hair dryer didn't work at all, there was no shower curtain so the floor was a mess after someone took a shower and the flush didn't work right. The water pressure was not good on either bathrooms. Also, I believe that they didn't cleaned the bathrooms during our stay there, because it was always somehow dirty.
They also tried to charge us 3€ for each bathing towel, when on the site clearly said that it was free, so don't let yourself be fooled, if on your booking site it says that is free, ask the reception guy to check it.
When we arrived there, we had to pay the whole stay and they only accepted cash, so we had to go to an ATM to withdraw money.
Keep in mind that the city tax (1€ per person per night) is not included on the total price.
The only advantage is the location. The hostel is located on the historical center of Florence, so you can get to the main train station of Florence (Santa Maria Novella) or Ponte Vecchio in less than 10min by foot.
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