Florence Hostels

Florence hostels provide an inexpensive alternative for individuals traveling to this city on a tight budget. Florence is a city that receives in excess of 6 million tourists every single year, and as such, there is a great need for a wide range of accommodations to house them. While there are a great number of hotels, luxury hotels, and other accommodations located in the city center, there is also a nice selection of cheap hostels in Florence Italy as well. The keys to making your inexpensive trip a reality are to make your reservations as far in advance as possible and compare prices for the dates when you are planning to be there.

Availability is not a guarantee in the peak season travel months of April through October. This holds true just as much for the best hostels in Florence as it does for the luxury hotels. If you know you are going to be in Florence for a particular range of days, and are working with a tight budget, make your reservations as soon as you can. This guarantees you will have a place to lay your head, and also means you won’t get gouged for booking the day of, if you can find anything at all. The best bet is to book your Florence hostels as soon as you secure your dates.

Many of the best hostels in Florence are located right within the historic city center, which has been designated in its entirety as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Academy Hostel (pictured) is located less than a minute walking distance from Il Duomo. It is just minutes from the Accademia Gallery, the Uffizi, the Pitti Palace, and many other popular attractions. There are also a selection of wonderful cafes, restaurants, and bars nearby. As with most of what would be considered the best hostels in Florence, this one offers clean and comfortable surroundings and has a policy for quiet at night. In other words, you can’t go banging around waking everyone else up in the middle of the night. Most rooms have shared bathrooms and the sleeping arrangements are the usual dormitory style.

The Alex House is another of the cheap hostels in Florence Italy where you will not have to sacrifice comfort or quality. The Alex House, along with most other Florence hostels, provides a nice, complementary breakfast buffet to get your day started off on the right foot. Many times, at the nicest cheap hostels in Florence Italy, you will even get hard boiled eggs, meats, biscuits, and other such delights. Coffee is also free of charge and there is a common room where you can access the Internet for free. You have the option for a room with a private bathroom or cheaper rooms with shared facilities down the hall.

The Hostel Greci is a clean and comfy hostel located in central Florence just five minutes walking from Il Duomo and right next to the Uffizi. There are no fees for baggage or linens here (a big plus), and there is a nice common room. Free WiFi is available in each and every private room which contains a bathroom for the use of everyone in that particular room. The rates are cheap and the service is friendly at the Hostel Greci.

Florence hostels make traveling to this city a reality for a lot of people who may not otherwise be able to afford it. It is nice to know when you are searching for a hostel, that in this particular city, the best ones are clean, comfortable, and within close proximity of the best attractions and activities.

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