Hostels In and Near Florence

Would you like to experience the Florentine Renaissance on a very limited budget? Many hostels are located in the city center, so you can have the best of Florence while saving your precious Euros to better invest in restaurants, pubs, clubs or – why not? – city museums! 😉

7 Santi

Viale dei Mille, 11 Florence – Italy | Tel +39 055 504 8452 | Fax +39 055 505 7085

7 Santi Hostel is an antique convent built at the end of the 1800s, now completely renewed.

32 rooms with private bathrooms, 10 with sinks and showers, and 19 with shared bathrooms on the same floor, with a total of 160 beds.

It is situated in the area of ‘Campo di Marte’ next to the church of the Sette Santi (Seven Saints) and is very close to the Florence Stadium (Stadio Franchi).

Bus line n° 17, which stops at a few steps from our entrance, passes by frequently and takes you to the city center in 10 minutes.

The short distance from Campo di Marte train station, makes it easy to reach the most important places in Tuscany at a good price.

Archi Rossi

Via Faenza, 94r – 50123 Firenze | Tel 055.290804 | Fax. 055.2302601

At Ostello Archi Rossi, you will feel Florence’s artistic atmosphere
from the original frescoes painted in reception by local art students.

The environment is warm and welcoming, and it is ideal for young people, families or small groups in the heart of historic Florence.

The hostel is 3 minutes away from the Santa Maria Novella railway station,
and it has rooms with 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 9 beds, with or without bathroom
and disabled access.

Services available: bar and restaurant, free breakfast, personal lockers with keys, free internet, common room, TV room, telephones, open air terrace, garden, and laundry.

Gallo d’Oro

Via Cavour 104 Black (right stair 1° floor) 50129 Firenze | Tel +39 055 552 2964 | Fax +39 055 553 4823

Ostello Gallo d’Oro is located in the city centre of Florence, a 5 minute walk from the Duomo.

We offer rooms with two, three, four, and five beds. You can book a private room or a dorm bed in a room shared with others. They are spacious and modern with all of the comforts that you may not find in other hostels, such as enusite rooms with telephone and TV. Free internet access.

Ostello Europa Villa Camerata

Viale Augusto Righi 2/4 Florence | Tel +39 055 601451 | Fax +39 055 610300

The hostel Villa Camerata is a gorgeous 15th century villa decorated with stucco and frescoes and equipped with all modern comforts, surrounded by a huge park, away from the noise of the town but very close to the city center that can be easily reached by bus.

Services include: bar with sitting area in the garden, laundry service, free safe for valuables,  free movie every night, satellite TV, internet point (1 euro per hour) and FREE WI-FI, table tennis, table soccer, city bus and city sightseeing tickets on sale, bookings for other hostels and tours of Florence and Tuscany, camping, and free car and bus parking.

Youth Hostel Del Bigallo

Via Bigallo e Apparita, 14 50012 Bagno a Ripoli – Florence | Tel +39 055 630907 / 335 393050

With a breathtaking view of Florence below, the Antico Spedale del Bigallo is a medieval 13th century building, which lies on a hill 5 km. SE of the city.

Del Bigallo welcomes third millennium pilgrims who enjoy both the beauty of nature and of the nearby art centres of Tuscany. There are 50 bed in medieval style dormitories, and a ceremony room with space for 100 seats, fit for public and private gatherings, such as weddings, anniversaries, concerts, art exhibitions, meetings and/or conferences

Open from the 1st of April to 30th September (also in other periods for groups).

Ostello del Chianti

Via Roma, 137 Tavarnelle Val di Pesa (FI) | Tel +39 055 8050265 | Fax +39 055 8065039

Chianti Youth Hostel has been recently renovated and can host up to 82 persons in double rooms, four and six bedded rooms with or without bathroom ensuite.

It features a large garden, a dining room and restaurant and a large private car-park.Moreover Ostello del Chianti in Tavarnelle val di Pesa is well connected by bus to and from Florence and Siena, with departures every hour.

Six kilometres from the hostel there is a sports center with swimming pool and tennis courts; right beside the hostel there is a park with a rink for roller-skating and a children’s playground.

There are beautiful hiking paths nearby, and it is also possible to rent bicycles and horses.

Ostello Apuano

V.le delle Pinete, 237 Partaccia (MS) | Tel +39 0585 780 034 Fax | +39 0585 748 558 / 0585 774 266

The Apuano Hostel is situated in a Villa within a 5000-square-meter park, just ten meters from the beach. An ideal place for a vacation, it offers the opportunity for trips to the following: the backcountry, stunning pine forests, caves of Marmo di Carrara (10 km), Pisa (50 km), Lucca (40 km) and Firenze (120 km). Closer trips include the Luni Amphitheater, the Marmo di Carrara Museum, the Roman Duomo in Carrara, the medieval castle in Massa, and the nearby Apuano Alps – or, by boat, the Cinque Terre.

Siena Hostel Guidoriccio

Via Fiorentina, 89 Siena | Tel +39 0577 169 8177

Located in Siena, Hostel Siena Guiodriccio offers rooms with 2 beds as mixed, female or male.

This is hostel is the perfect accommodation for backpackers traveling through Italy; you will be able to sleep in a comfortable place without spending a fortune!