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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Felt dirtier after using "en suite" bathroom. No place to wash a dish even if you took the chance and eat something there. Glad to get away from the place. Bitten alive! Near the great attractions of Florence but there must be better places.

1 Thank MisterAntonio
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Where to start... We stayed here two nights, and it was gross. Beds were itchy, bathrooms were like out of a horror movie, owners were shady, and sleep in the same dorm as guests. The bathrooms were so gross and stinky that we actually avoided them. We came home one night after exploring Florence all day and right before entering... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Pro- location (barley) could be better Con- every single thing else. The Owner is a rude old man, his workers are rude old people. Not friendly helpful or supportive. Turned off the AC In the dead of summer and cursed at me as I told them to put it on. It's 4am and it's a sauna in my room. The... More 

Thank Daners J
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74 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

The location is great, near everything. The dorm room was ok as well, clean and big enough for 5 people. The oweners are very traditional italian people which I liked too. The awuful thing about the plalce was the bathroom. It looked like they never cleaned there. The smell from wc is absolutely horrible. They have only 2 bathrooms for... More 

Thank Olga_Lin
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62 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The hostel is located at walking distance to the main attractions. However, it is a little bit difficult to find. The hosts were friendly but they barely spoke English. I traveled in the summer, there were many mosquitoes, I have to ask the hosts for mosquitoes repellent in Italian. There were no air-con and fan in the room. The hallway's... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

So we come to Florence and it was easy to find the place, all the attractions close by, but the hostel gives no good experience, it feels like you're sitting in the owner's living room and you're intruding, the tv is blasting on the night, there is no way to socialise as well you're in their living room, the place... More 

Thank Sneha G
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40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Rooms are good with single, comfortable beds that are made every day for you. Staff nice enough, but only the manageress speaks any English. The noise is crazy. Loud male voices start at 0600 literally right outside your door, shouting and talking; frenzied middle eastern music plays loudly during the afternoon, and shores are clogged with hair and bathroom flooded.... More 

Thank melbourneasha
Cairo, Egypt
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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Overall, my experience was good. It wasn't amazing but I wasn't bothered. The location is very close to the city centre and it's safe at all times, even after midnight there are always people around and some shops are still open. The hosts were nice but they barely spoke any English, it was a bit difficult to communicate, you'd probably... More 

Thank Lolzi
Ribeirao Preto, SP
1 review
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Hosts only speak in italian. Was dificult to them understand what I need... But in general the price was good. At the begining I had a little trouble because they lost my resevation then the first night I slept in a cot.

Thank lalita222
Jakarta, Indonesia
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80 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2013

I like it. Italian people are very expressive. So I don't bother when they talk loud outside my room. It is just the way they are. The room is clean and the location is great, that's enough for me. The price is very affordable. I stayed 4 nights and enjoyed my staying. Their staff Matteo is also helpful.

Thank MedaKawu

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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 Central Hostel Florence

Address: Via Faenza 46r (red) | Firenze, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Number of rooms: 17
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