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Reviews of PLUS Camping Michelangelo

Hostel | viale Michelangiolo, 80”., Florence, Tuscany, Italy 50125

66.7% Overall Rating

1069 out of 1199 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (27/08/2014)

amy mitchell thinks…

"It wasn't fr from the center of town an easy bus ride away. Staff were friendly and helpful."

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.53

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

Car parking is available at 6.20 Euros per night. Please note that your parking space may not be near to your tent. From 1 July 2011 the City of Florence by resolution of the City Council No. 230/33 of 06.20.2011, integrated by resolution No. 21/2012, has established the “'tourist tax”. The tax is applied to non-residents overnight stays in the city of Florence and for a maximum of 7 consecutive nights. The tax rate for this tourist structure is _______ euro per person per night. There are the following exemptions: a) children up to twelve years old ; b) people who care for patients admitted to local hospitals, including outpatient care, for a maximum of two assistants per patient; c) patients who make hospital care in outpatient care; d) students of the University of Florence It is also provided a 50% reduction of the tourist tax in the following cases: a) groups of lower and upper secondary schools in Florence in teaching visit; b) athletes under the age of 16 years, members of groups participating in sporting events and tournaments organized in collaboration with the Municipal Administration.

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66.7%

Overall Rating

1069 out of 1199 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'PLUS Camping Michelangelo'

Atmosphere
70.4%
Location
74.4%
Facilities
56.8%
Cleanliness
48.0%
Staff
72.8%
Value
76.8%
Safety
68.0%
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48.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 80%

FERHAT DURAN

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

04 September 2014

Liked: It's cheap

Disliked: At night it's too cold, if you want to walk your camp you have to climb a little mountain, and there is no power socket in tents.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Maja Kanecka

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

31 August 2014 Maja would recommend this property

Liked: restaurant inside the camping area

Disliked: tents was dirty

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

amy mitchell

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

27 August 2014 amy would recommend this property

Liked: It wasn't fr from the center of town an easy bus ride away. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Disliked: Only one receptionist. An information desk would have been helpf just so if there's a big bunh of people checking out or in you don't have to wait ages just to ask a question.

25.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Emilie Stirling

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

24 August 2014

Liked: The only thing we liked was LEAVING!

Disliked: The wifi was only available in the bar and frequently dropped out. The toilets were disgusting and on only 1 occasion did the soap dispenser actually have soap. The showers were absolutely terrible, with many missing or broken locks.The shower heads did not provide an even spray, so you had to leave even your towel outside in case it got hit by the water. It was of such a level of filth, that if you dropped something, you wouldn't dare touch it again. Our private tent had cobwebs and spiders throughout it, and mosquitoes were a constant visitor as the property doesn't clean up the fallen leaves and the tents have many holes for them to enter. There were no power supplies in our tent meaning all charging had to be done at the bar. There is a nightclub next door that has pumping music until 4am, meaning sleep was a no go even with earplugs. Storage lockers weren't big enough to hold even a laptop, with only a few larger ones that had no signage. Cost was 1EUR for 12 hours, payable through a machine which meant you had to return to pay it. We had to ask for cleaning supplies to clean down a table to use, as staff not only didn't do this, but also neither requested guests to, or openly provided the supplies. Staff didn't seem to care, I think they disliked working there as much as we disliked staying there.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

19 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was good value for money

Disliked: Out of town and no shops near by so hard to buy own food also no kitchen!

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 80%

Emma Howorth

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

19 August 2014 Emma would recommend this property

Liked: The lady at the reception in the morning was incredibly nice and friendly, that woman deserves a raise :)

Disliked: The tent was covered in bugs and cobwebs and the bathrooms where in awful condition, very dirty and smelly and I had to have an extremely cold shower as the water wouldn't get warm.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Angela Flear

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 August 2014 Angela would recommend this property

Liked: You can not find a better location than this place!!! It is less than five minutes walk to Piazzale Michelangelo where you have the best view of the city. The staff was very helpful recommending places to see. The bar is great to meet people, perfect size pizza at a great price, and the bar staff were truly wonderful. I loved my experience.

Disliked: There is no internet so don't count on it to book any future travel plans and the outlets are limited for charging appliances. But neither of these things would prevent me from coming back.

31.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

07 August 2014

Liked: The pizzas at the restaurant other than that nothing else.

Disliked: Everything

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Kristy Lee de Kock

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

03 August 2014 Kristy Lee would recommend this property

Liked: Affordable, near great views, and the walk into florence is refreshing.

Disliked: Tent was slightly damp, so clothes felt damp in the morning.

37.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

31 July 2014

Liked: The view

Disliked: I didn't like this property for several reasons: 1. The bathrooms were old and a lot of showers were broken. 2. There were not transports to get from the camping to the center of the city.. 3. Nothing was clean, specially the bathroom

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Sandeep Dhanajkar

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

24 July 2014 Sandeep would recommend this property

Liked: This Camping is close from the city. We walked from the city to the camping (takes around 30 mins). Pretty cheap. Helpful staff.

Disliked: Was very loud and we had noisy neighbors, kept us awake quite long. The showers were not in good condition and the toilets and bathrooms weren't clean.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

23 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The views really are good, the tents are good enough, the prices are good, the food is good and a wine bottle for 10e is nice bonus.

Disliked: Only cold water, very dirty bathrooms / toilets, staff wasn't very helpful, the wi-fi was working very poorly, you have to travel a long bus ride from the city to get there. People can be very noisy through the night, which prevents from sleeping well.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

21 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is really cevap and location is okay. Beautiful atmosphere.

Disliked: The sockets arent working. Just a couple of sockets are working. No hot water in Ladies shower

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Robbie Cook

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

20 July 2014 Robbie would recommend this property

Liked: very open so easy to meet new people and socialize

Disliked: nothing!

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

As a family with children

Sightseeing & culture

20 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: view, cheap

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

40.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 20%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Matt louie Caspe

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

18 July 2014

Liked: The place is located near Michelangelo Piazza, where there is a nice view of florence. It's about 25 minutes by bus from the station. You can walk from the place to the centre for about 20 minutes. They do have a wifi but it's only on a specific location. If you want a kinda 'camping' feel then this is the place but for a person like me who is reliant to electricity and wifi for my gadgets then not really my place.

Disliked: Wifi is located in just a specific area. So there's no wifi in the tent you sleep in. The bathrooms are not really as organised as they should have been. The doors don't have any locks, showers are broken and it's messy. No sockets inside the tent. If you want to charge your phones/computer/or camera then you have to stay outside in there 'wifi/charging' area. They do have services like bar but it's obviously a ripped-off.

25.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

18 July 2014

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: Tents smell and are full of spiders and mozzies. Woke up with over 20 bites on my face each night! Asked reception to stay tents. They said they did.. But obviously didnt

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

12 July 2014

Liked: Cheap

Disliked: Too far from the centre. Hard to get buses back too.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

dora davidov

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway

11 July 2014 dora would recommend this property

Liked: the view is atmosphere was amazing, the location is comfortable. good value for the money, wifi was free and fast.

Disliked: the showers and toilets are not clean, the grocery store was closed, and there are not many places were you can charge your cell phone

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Linas Pupelis

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

07 July 2014 Linas would recommend this property

Liked: It was very cheap and in very good location

Disliked: Messy showers

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

03 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the view of Florence close to the hostel is pretty beautiful

Disliked: toilettes were not very clean

37.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

TIAGO PEDRO VALES

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

03 July 2014

Liked: The best thing of this hostel is the view to outside..

Disliked: Ok, its a camping, but do we really have to go wild? I mean, just 5 plugs og energy for the whole hostel? Dirty Baths! Despite it is a camping site, it is noisy because they have a boite as neighboor. Pay a little bit more and stay in downtown Florence which is an amazing city.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Meike Petermann

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

28 June 2014

Liked: great location and many TV screens to see the world cup, the pizza in the restaurant is tasty

Disliked: it is dirty and old and it seems that no one really cares that much about it. The "supermarket" is closed since a long tiime. The showers are dirty and during my 3 day stay I there was often no toilet paper in the bathrooms!

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Balu prasanna

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

23 June 2014 Balu would recommend this property

Liked: The location was scenic very good. Food and drinks were available till very

Disliked: Though commuting to different places was not that easy, it was manageable with proper information.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Sam Joss

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

20 June 2014 Sam would recommend this property

Liked: There was just one social area so everyone on site would congregate there in the evening which made it great for meeting people, you have an amazing view over the city of Florence and you get the feeling you are out in the countryside while only being 10-15 mins walk from the city! Really cool place.

Disliked: The bar is obscenely expensive meaning everyone bought there first drink there by accident then went to the shops for any more (you can take in your own since the bar is the social area) the supermarket wasn't open the whole time we were there and they didn't seem to have any detergent for the washing machines so nobody seemed to be able to direct us to a proper supermarket, they seem to be pretty rare in Florence!