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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This "hotel" is disgusting. We left in the middle of the night. It feels like a prison cell. The photographs that this hotel advertise are NOT of the same place. At all. It is mouldy and dirty. The bathrooms are nauseating. My girlfriend has asthma and couldn't breath due to the excessive dust. The location is the only positive thing...

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is the most sickening place I have ever stayed in my life. In fact, we didn't stay. We left at 2 in the morning because my girlfriend couldn't breath due to the excessive mildew and dust. The bathrooms were unusable. The bedroom felt like a prison cell. The photos they post on booking.com are NOT of the same hotel....

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Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The only asset of this “hotel” is location – close to the railway station, in the centre of the city. Otherwise – stay away. The shared bathrooms are dirty, the equipment is broken down, the place stinks, and the whole operation could do with major renovations. Do not give to temptation of taking a street view room, or you will...

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Nice staff, dirty bathroom, nothing special all in all, but i mean.16 euros in the centre of.florence is a good price for what we got (4 bed dorm) - the furniture is funny :) lalala still some letters to go..

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I had been in this hostel just a couple of nights; enough to say that is so expensive for the quality of the rooms and the service. I could say that, comparing with othe hostels i've been is such a clean and tidy place because the bathrooms are not a mess(like they use to be) and also because the cleaning...

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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

5mins from the water and close to some other main attractions! Average kind of hostel with really nice and helpful staff! But the cold water on the tap didn't work and the bathroom needs some improvements. Overall great value for the price if you're a backpacker!

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Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

The worst place ever visited by me. I came to this place cause the one I booked initially was under reparation. Next morning when I came to took my stuffs after roaming around I rang the bell twice because nobody was in the reception and I needed my bag cause the bus was leaving. This Indian guy working there appeared...

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Lake Mary, Florida
Reviewed 26 February 2016

The location of this place is really good, in the center of Florence, but the hotel itself is terrible. Communal bathrooms are dirty, rooms and furniture are very old, bed are not comfortable, some room doors cannot be locked, it's too hot in the summer, etc. We got the reservations on Bookings.com and we paid almost 90 euros for the...

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Reviewed 17 December 2015

My room was hot, but it was ok, I have paid 50 euro for 3 nights. If you are expecting luxury hotel you better stay other place ....if you are looking for cheap place to stay ...i recommend this hostel.

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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

I went before a lot of hostel but i never saw like this before. Too dirty and really ugly place. I couldn't take a shower because of dirty. And also internet is not good. And price is too much for this place. I never recommend this hostel.

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Santa Maria Novella
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.
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Additional Information about Hotel Ottaviani

Address: Piazza Degli Ottaviani 1, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: ₹ 2,234 - ₹ 15,770 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Ottaviani 1*
Number of rooms: 20
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“I don't know ....very noise but it is in the centre of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles lyazzata2014, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Don't bother.”
 of 5 bubbles Missbowes, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“They aren't bunk beds, they are just single beds in a row but there is no real place to store your luggage other than under your bed. I would suggest asking the desk attendant for a map and about interesting places around the city, it will be very helpful, trust me.”
 of 5 bubbles rodolfos858, 9 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Shared room, four beds”
 of 5 bubbles mariadL4082LO, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Room #8 is close to the noisy street.”
 of 5 bubbles Rullknufs, 23 Oct 2013 | Read review
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