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Academy Hostel
Ranked #35 of 326 Speciality Lodging in Florence
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Don't have much to add to the comments of other just that I agree - its a great hostel and the staff/owners have thought of pretty much everything. Had an amazing time, its the perfect location, wish I could have stayed longer.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 July 2012

I have not stayed at a better hostel! They had really thought of everything! Great location, air conditioning - so nice!, mosquiot repellent electric appliance thing in each room, no bunk beds, lockers with locks provided, free breakfast, snacks every evening at around 6.30, free internet and computers to use, printing, guide books, details for museums/ churches, television, communal sitting area, the list goes on!!! The staff are incredibly helpful. Yes, you have to leave between 11 - 2pm, and you could find cheaper places, but I think its totally worth it!

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  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 July 2012

Amazing atmosphere and friendy and helpful staff. The location is just perfect, near to all main attractions.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 11 July 2012

Literally 10 steps from the duomo and the bathrooms and rooms are HUGE!!

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Academy Hostel is certainly the hostel to choose not only for its unbeatable location (a few meters away from the Dome and only 2 blocks apart from the famous Accademy) but for several other reasons, which include its cleanliness, its friendly and always helpful staff and the fact that free Internet and breakfast are provided. The hostel counts with a fully equipped kitchen, a comfy common area and a lovely terrace which becomes the perfect place for sharing a drink with other travelers. Vending machines are available from which drinks, snacks and even pasta meals can be bought are very convenient prices. Laundry service can be booked for a few Euros. Last but not least, light meals are organized every night to ensure travelers get a chance to meet. Don't hesitate it: Academy Hostel is an extraordinarily valuable choice for your stay in Firenze!

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

I really recommend this Hostel. Is the best Hostel that I have been ever. I already have travelled 5 month for many countries but no hostel can win this. You can have a very good breakfast with cereals, croissants, juice, fruits, nutella; and also a dinner with a glass of wine at night!!! You have internet for free, lockers and good air conditioner inside the rooms, very clean; but the best thing is the staff..there are always with a smile trying to help you in all the queries and problems that you have. I really had a great time here and I do not have to thing in any other place when I travel again to Florence. Definitely ACADEMY HOSTEL is the Best option. Is also the best location. I hope to find this hostel in other countries!! Thank you for all your help!!

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 June 2012

This hostel has a great atmosphere, friendly staff and unbelievable location half a block from the duomo. Clean rooms and bathrooms are worth the short lock-out period. We loved it here and will stay here again!

Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Academy Hostel

Address: Via Ricasoli 9, 50122, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Duomo
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #35 of 326 Speciality Lodging in Florence
Price Range: £36 - £91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This discreet, smart new hostel is at the most central location in Florence, beside the Duomo on the start of the street that leads to the Museum dell'Accademia (Academy Gallery where Michelangelo's David is housed). The hostel is an early 17th Century Palace, a gem of sober architecture and refined atmosphere.Academy Hostel Florence are the ideal venue for a vacation in Florence. The rooms feature elegant and welcoming interiors, wenge essential-design furniture, and the best amenities offered by Hostel Florence Academy. he entrance lounge room of Hostel are a combination of elegance and style where art and design contribute to the guests tailor-made experience of good taste. ... more   less 
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