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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The best hostel experience I've ever had, starting with the wonderful Nadina who was the most welcoming host I've ever seen. You immediately feel like family in her presence and the little touches like a map with hand-written and highlighted recommendations was great, as was a little bottle of wine at the start :) The people that stay at this...

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is my favourite place to stay in Florence. Nadina makes you feel welcome from the moment you walk in the door, as she starts making you a coffee exactly the way you told her you liked it a year and a half ago when you first came to stay. Her heart and soul have gone into this place, and...

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Overall would not stay at this hostel, seemed more like a long stay hostel to us since everything was unpacked in the bathrooms. The bathrooms don't look like they have EVER been cleaned, would not call it a hostel but some rooms in a house. The floors were dirty, sheets dirty, no lock on the doors so did not feel...

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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I loved staying here The lady was super friendly. She cleaned my room and was extremely approachable. She also gave me a going away gift as well. Highly recommend it here!!! The bathrooms are clean and everything was great

1Thank Sahil G
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

With a location of a few minutes away from the Duomo, Academia, Uffizi, you could basically walk your way around all the Florence attractions. Having the ideal personality, positive, charming, caring, and kind, Nadina (the owner) is the highlight of the guesthouse. Somehow I felt as if people in the guesthouse were being screened. I made friends with everyone there,...

Thank Punpun N
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 June 2016

First of all, Nadina really makes the stay! She is incredibly caring and helpful - the perfect person to run a hostel. She treats you like an honored guest in her home. She is also great a creating community among the visitors. The accommodations are simple but very well kept. There is enough space in the rooms to spread out...

Thank anjill29
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Great location, very clean, and most of all fantastic service. Nadina, the hostel owner, is very kind; she provides free map detailing all the good restaurants and attractions, serves free breakfast, coffee, tea, and occasionally wine, and is above all very amiable. The whole experience felt homely. If there is one thing that could be better about the hostel, it...

Thank Jason Y
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Booked the place for my daughter and her friend. Super hospitality to ensure guest comfort. Although it was 3 bed mixed dorm, the two girls got it all to themselves. Were allowed to store their luggage in the dorm itself even after checkout. Bathroom was top class and clean. Location is only 5 minutes away from the bus station, so...

Thank BudgetMom2016
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The locations of the hostel is near Firenze S.M.N station about 8 mins walk, that's mean you can walk to see David (Academia museum) and Duomo very easily, I was surprise they did my bed every day! and most of all Nadina, hostel's owner -she is super kind and nice. I was very happy stay there. P.S. If you going...

Thank tainecolour
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Stayed here for a few days on a short trip to Florence. The place has a lot going for it. Nadine is very friendly and gives you a map with good suggestions where to eat or have ice cream. The location is excellent, close to the train station, but not right in the touristy area. That means for example you...

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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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Additional Information about My Friends Guesthouse

Address: Via Faenza, 66, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: £21 - £64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Go to everywhere Nadina recommends on.”
 of 5 bubbles 811sagiz, 6 Mar 2014 | Read review
“it's more quiet to stay in the one in the end of the house. however, this place would switch off the lights around 23.30.”
 of 5 bubbles OkaL_13, 15 Jan 2013 | Read review
“The 5 bed dorm was at the other end of the house but it was really big!!”
 of 5 bubbles 220SarahH, 7 Nov 2012 | Read review
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