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Malta
Reviewed 4 May 2008

Firenze has expensive accomodation but Istituto Gould was an exception. 44euros per night for a single room during Easter was great value. 20 mins walk from train station, 500m from ponte vecchio, spacious and clean rooms with bathrooms. Very nice gardens too. Do book well in advance .

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3Thank LeonardMalta
Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 12 April 2008

As other cities in Italy, finding a charming, peaceful and central hotel with a budget price is not easy. That's why i think Instituto Gould, in Florence, is a catch. This residence has clean and good size rooms with private bathroom. Situated in Via dei Serragli (Oltrano's area), Istituto Gould's palazzo is located near Palazzo Pitty and Ponte Vecchio and...

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7Thank Zuca
Louisville
Reviewed 6 February 2008

We were 2 couples in our 60s staying 1 night in Florence before returning home. We had stayed at a Foresteria Methodist guesthouse in Venice 3 weeks before. Like that one, Instituto Gould was spotlessly clean and extremely well located. Unlike that one, the desk staff was SO friendly and helpful, including making our 5 am taxi reservation for the...

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6Thank Andrew K
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 September 2007

I stayed here in August, 2007. I booked through their website. I believe we paid about 27 Euros per person which felt like a great deal. They accept credit cards. The Institu is about a 15 minute walk from Santa Maria Novella, Florence's main train station. And about 10 minutes tops to the Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio. Definitely an easy...

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 2 October 2005

My sister, my boyfriend and I stayed here in September 2005. We paid 72 euros per night for a triple with shower. Breakfast was NOT included. It is 15 minute walk from the main station. The main sights are also a 15 minute walk away. PROs: - Huge rooms and great value for money - Clean room and shower (also...

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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 19 September 2003

This is the best hostel in Firenze. It`s location is perfect (near to the centre), the rooms are spotless and not very expensive, the staff is friendly. Excellent place!

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Dallas, TX
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33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2003

This is a great place to stay! Better than a normal hostel and cheaper than a hotel, this is a great choice for the budget traveller. You have the option of getting a single room (for a bit more money) or to share a room with 1, 2, or 3 other people. I chose a room with 4 available beds...

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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour. Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and they cannot help but stare at the architectural masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria delle Carmine churches. Tourists and Florentines alike join up in the area between Santo Spirito and San Frediano, connecting the Tuscan soul to the international spirit permeating the city.
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Address: Via De' Serragli 49, 50124, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
Price Range: $61 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
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