David Inn

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(Location is approximate. You may need to pan/move to find "David Inn" at Via Ricasoli 31.)

Location/Contact

Address
Via Ricasoli 31, Florencia (Firenze), Toscana, Italia
Coordinates
43.776112, 11.257955 (accuracy not guaranteed)
Location
Website
www.thedavidinn.com
Telephone
055 230 2231
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How is David Inn rated on other websites?

  Cleanliness Location Atmosphere Overall
Hostelworld
(78 ratings)
90%
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HostelBookers
(37 ratings)
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HostelsClub
(3 ratings)
93%
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Hostels.com
(5 ratings)
92%
96%
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91%
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88%

Hostelz.com Guest Reviews

 
Horrible expereince
I found this place very poor. There was only one bathroom for twenty-plus people and we were constantly waiting. We also got bedbugs! I would never stay there again.
Rayne
(Canada)
2009-03-17
  This hostel isn't worth recommending, actually it's pretty bad. The staff isn't nice, and the beds are just terrible. Two of them (the ones we were supposed to sleep in) were broken. Let me give you a tip. Search a bit longer before you book here.
Student
2006-05-09
  Do not stay at David Inn. The place is dirty and the staff are more than unfriendly — they are rude and offensive. The one toilet has been blocked more or less since we arrived. There are only cold showers. The kitchen is tiny (room for just three people to sit) and lacking in facilities. I had to buy some plastic spoons to eat breakfast with. There are no blankets for the beds, just one sheet.
Steph
2005-09-11
  Pretty scary. We wanted to leave as soon as we opened the door to the reception area. I would recommend staying elsewhere. It just had creepy vibes.
Peach,USA
2005-02-09
  Okay, this just wasn't the best hostel in the world. The location was excellent, being right next to the Academy museum that has Michelangelo's David, and the big cathedral with the dome. Other than that though, there weren't many perks. It was pretty dirty and the shower wasn't great. My room was freezing and if we turned on the space heater all the lights went out in the hostel. The kitchen is small, but they have one, which is nice. The beds were really uncomfortable, so don't expect much. I met some nice people there and the location was great, so we had fun, but another hostel would probably be a better choice.
Keeks
2005-01-06
  The location is good and the kitchen is nice, but other than that this hostel is pretty gross. The room was musty, the beds were uncomfortable, the lighting was bad, the sheets were dirty, the toilets barely worked and the bottom six inches of the shower curtain were solid brown. The staff were not particularly friendly or helpful. One woman pretended not to speak English when I asked her a question (although I knew she did), and you had to hound the staff just for simple request like an extra sheet for the bed.
Megan
2004-12-01
  The worst thing about this hostel was the false advertising. The staff were less than helpful and the beds were ridiculously uncomfortable. There is no security and no lockers. People walk in and out of your room all night long (we stayed in a room with five cots and an en suite bathroom). The walls are also paper-thin so you can hear everyone from the other rooms having their showers and talking first thing in the morning. Also, no breakfast or laundry was offered, although it was advertised, and there's no Internet or telephone access. They also wanted to charge us more than the price that was quoted when we booked online. The only good thing about the hostel was the location. It's in-between David and the Duomo, although the street was not well lit at night, and we encountered many sketchy characters during our evening excursions.
Canadian Visitor
2004-11-02
  This place is okay, but nothing special. It's pretty boring, and when things do liven up in the common room (a.k.a. the tiny kitchen) you get told to be quiet. But the close confines mean it's easier to run into (literally) lots of people from different countries, which is cool. The staff are pretty friendly, but make sure you speak some Italian, because they know absolutely no English at all. The shower is really bad, if not non-existent, but the place is otherwise clean and well maintained. Have some gelati across the road; it's very nice. But Florence is mostly very expensive. You'll struggle to find a cheap, decent meal. Take a trip to Fiesole. It has a great view of Florence, and it's more Tuscan.
Sydneyboy
2004-10-13

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