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We arrived latish on a Friday evening and the staff were pretty helpful on check in. The rooms were basic and maybe a bit dusty but fine and the doors locked. The bathrooms were old but clean enough. We were in an annex, not the...More
The location is practical if you're moving by train, since it is within a walking distance to the train station.
The room had a funny smell at the beginning, but it quickly went away.
The owner is a very easy going dude, very helpful. But...More
I was there in this hostel last year with my friends only for a night. The staff was not only unfriendly but also rude and acted as if the owned us. We were in a fix because we were short in cash and made the...More
The location is great, just right next to the Santa Maria Novella train station (around 10 minutes walk if you're strolling around). It is also a very centralised location, with just 20 minutes walk to the Florence cathedral.
When I saw the previous reviews I...More
Beds are good and comfy
Bathroom is fine and clean
Staff is ok, compared to general customer satisfaction in Florence.
Location is good, 10 minutes away from the main station SMN.
Internet in some rooms is weak.
If you don't expect much, it...More
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.