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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The worst experience ever! The receptionist was very rude and he didn't help us at all! The room was dirty and the bathroom was in a separate room, which was inconvenient. The beds were awful and totally uncomfortable. I would never propose it to anybody, avoid it by any means!!!

Thank Panagiotis A
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Book this place if you want to ruin your trip with a rude hotel owner and the dirtiest bathroom in the city! The owner started his antics when we called him the night before to ask what time our room will be available by: Slamming the phone on our face! The next day he said "I have a life".... Dude!...

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The guy who owns the hostel is rude and unpolite. He barelly checked us in! We were charged for the bedsheets and the air condition use is charged too. The room wasn't clean, the beds were uncomfortable and the bathroom was in a seperate room! I don't insist to anyone!

Thank Panagiotis A
Bochum, Germany
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

To sum it up: it was dirty and disgusting. Worst place I ever stayed. We where charged extra for bedsheets and towels. The bedsheets where yellow, the towels had makeup spots on them. The kitchen was disgusting. There was food on the floor. The staff didn't clean once during the 3 days of our stay. Only new toiletpaper and taking...

Thank Hanna D
La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

The first problem I had, along with some poor Spanish lads, was that upon arriving at the place there was no-one to answer the door, we waited, rang the bell many times and, after they left, I stayed a bit longer till someone showed up. Once there it was OK. They gave me a nice 3 bed room, I could...

Thank David M
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Dont do it. You have to pay extra for everything (sheets, air condition...), the staff is never around and when someone is at the reseption, they are talking on a phone. The beds are really uncomfy and this place has the worst hostel kitchen in a long time. There is also just two toilets, which by the way are always...

Thank Maija P
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

The one guy at the reception was so rude to me. He shouted, swore and was being extremely rude when all I wanted to do what check out at 9am since the reception is only open 9-12 and he arrived at 9.20 and I had a train to catch. If he wants to run a business, maybe reception should be...

Thank lucinda134
Reviewed 27 April 2015

This hostel is the worst one I have ever seen in my entire life! When we arrived the hostel was empty. In our private bathroom there was poo in the toilet and it was smelly. The room would have been ok, but it was dirty, dusty and just unhygenic. The mattresses were old and celarly have been used for years....

Thank Deborah M
Bruges, Belgium
Reviewed 12 April 2015

The hostel is conveniently close to the main attractions and the train station. The owner is unfriendly, the reception is only open from 9 am until noon. The other moments you can enter with a code although we had a lot of troubles with this. Be aware if you don't bring your own bed cover and warn the owner you're...

Thank coware
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Great location but the staff is non existent and when they were there, it was only when I needed to pay my bill and he was not a friendly man. A nice hostel and great location though! Have an umbrella in July it rained everyday.

1Thank Hollie B

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Staying in San Lorenzo

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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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International student house florence is 2 minutes walking from the s m n central train station also it lies within the heart and historical center of florence.In addition, not only is it easy to reach, but also the international student house florence is exciting and familiar. Located in an authentic historical building, the place is safe, clean and fosters an overwhelmingly enthusiastic environment with its young hip staff. Additionally, its great location enables its guests to travel with great ease to not only its historical sites, but to the young and crazy night life that florence has to offer. The staff will be more than happy to point out the historical locations by providing a map and give you discounts for the surrounding discoteches and pub crawls. In addition the staff is capable of speaking not only italian, but spanish and english as well. Rooms:All rooms are very nice with tv's, internet and rooms with private bathrooms. There is a one room king size bed for those romantic travelers, a 2 bed room, and 3 bed room for those smaller groups looking for privacy as well. A key is issued for each room as well.Free internetFree wi-fiFree luggage storage Free guest kitchenextra:Washing machine ad dryerAir conditioningLocated near:A 2 minute walk takes you to the historic trading centre of san lorenzo, 3 minutes take you to the david of michelangelo and another 2 take you to the 'florence trademark', the duomo cathedral. ... more   less 

Additional Information about International Student House Florence

Address: Via Faenza 67, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: RM58 - RM223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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