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Bigallo Hostel

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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“sweet cakes”(2 reviews)
“nice breakfast”(2 reviews)
“monastery”(7 reviews)
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The way to get there was quite tasking as I didn't have a car with me. Good thing, a local was kind enough to help me out with my luggages. Upon entering the hostel, one could notice how dilapidated the place is. Along those walls...More

Thank nicehue
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I stayed at this great hostel for two weeks, while I studied Italian at the L'Olivo Italiano, the Italian language school next door. The hostel is located in a monastery dating back to the 13th century and retains its original style. It's pretty unique to...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This place is absolutely stunning and you can't beat the price. It is a bit of a drive outside of Florence but easy enough to get to via bus. I HIGHLY recommend the pasta time which is offered every night for only 7 Euro. For...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We really liked the quite area, the great view on firenze, the very nice staff and the great pasta for a cheap price. The beds are comfortable enough and the rooms have a medieval charme. But we didn't find sleep in our private room because...More

Thank Veli S
Response from Nathalie V, Direttore vendite at Bigallo HostelResponded 8 August 2017

Dear Guests, we have carefully read your review and thank you for finding our Hostel not just a typical hostel. Indeed the historic building dates back from medieval times and has a great view on the city of Firenze. I am really sorry you find...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

I have been here for a wedding, I really loved the location, the hils and the rooms werer you can sleep in a big room with wooden walls that can separate the different two-beds room. The food was incredibely good (do not know if the...More

Thank R M
Response from Nathalie V, Direttore vendite at Bigallo HostelResponded 29 June 2017

Hello! Thanks for this nice review, even if it is not clear what you did not liked ( as you put 4 balls and not 5). Maybe if you explain, we need suggestions so to improve always! The food is always prepared by us, we...More

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Free Internet
Breakfast included
Free Parking
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Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Free Parking
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Price range
US$48 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$48 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kira D
6 June 2017|
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Response from Nathalie V | Property representative |
Thanks for writing us. Our Hostel is in the countryside, on the southern hills of Florence and the place is perfect if you like to hike or to stay in nature. Are you by car or by foot, by car you can reach easily the Chianti... More
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Ginger C
11 June 2016|
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Hello! Well if you go by bus a ticket is 1,50 euro and lasts 90 minutes. So it costs you 3 euro a day when staying at the Hostel. You have to take 2 buses to get here ( 23A from Santa Maria Novella trainstation of Florence... More
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dabdon
25 August 2015|
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Hello! The best is to take a taxi in the morning and will cost you approximately € 30/35 . thanks for contacting us an I remain ar your disposal best greetings Nathalie - bigallo hostel
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"you can try hitchhking to town or back. I have tried, also needs to be careful :)"
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"Florence panorama room."
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"I stayed in one with 10 beds, each with its own bed lamp and tons of storage space connected to the bed..."
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"Room facing the inner court for quiet sleep!"
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