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Reviews of My Friends

Guesthouse | Via Faenza 66, Florence, Tuscany, Italy 50122

97.0% Overall Rating

153 out of 156 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (16/10/2014)

"Great location. Nadine was extremely helpful and provided me with great recommendations of nearby restaurants, bars and places to visit. Great value for money"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Late check-out

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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97.0%

Overall Rating

153 out of 156 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'My Friends'

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94.3%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 October 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location. Nadine was extremely helpful and provided me with great recommendations of nearby restaurants, bars and places to visit. Great value for money

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Rameez Akbar

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 October 2014 Rameez would recommend this property

Liked: Great location. Nadine is extremely helpful and does her best to make your stay comfortable. This hostel is good value for the amount charged.

Disliked: It would be nice to have an additional shower.

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Gillian Fryer

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

15 October 2014 Gillian would recommend this property

Liked: If you have stayed in many "boutique like" modern hostels you might be surprised when you stay here however this should not deter you away! I have never felt so welcomed at a hostel as I have here. Nadina treats you as if you are a guest in her own home. On breaks from running around florence she would ask if we wanted any tea or coffee (and sometimes would give us wine). I also got to know some great people at this hostel too, it's as if it attracts incredibly friendly people as well. The place itself isn't anything fancy but you have everything you need such as lockers and towels (no extra cost!). Nadina goes above and beyond to make you feel relaxed! You would be crazy to go anywhere else! A suggestion to anyone visiting Florence, the weather can tend to attract Mosquitos ( a bunch of us got bitten while we were there!) Buy some insect repellant! :P

Disliked: Nothing!

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Frances March

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

13 October 2014 Frances would recommend this property

Liked: Very warm welcome. Could use the kitchen to make tea/coffee etc any time. Lovely breakfast

Disliked: Frances left no negative feedback.

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Mathieu Doumesche

With friends / other travellers

City break

20 September 2014 Mathieu would recommend this property

Liked: What was not to like? A stone throw from both the train station and all the major sights. Nadina is the friendliest host and gave us a map with recommendations for food, landmarks etc The private twin room was very spacious and spotless :) Good all round!

Disliked: Mathieu left no negative feedback.

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Peta Wallace

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

14 September 2014 Peta would recommend this property

Liked: Fantastic place to stay. Location is great just near the train station and Nadina couldn't have been more helpful...

Disliked: Peta left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nadina, the owner, makes this place fantastic. Her map tour is invaluable (follow her suggestions re: restaurants and gelato!) and she goes out of her way to take care of her guests and make them feel at home. Good location right near the train station and within a short walk to most attractions. There's a cute common area with a courtyard that makes it easy to meet other guests.

Disliked: Wifi was spotty in my room. You're not supposed to do laundry in the hostel but there's a cheap place nearby.

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Chantelle Murley

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

05 August 2014 Chantelle would recommend this property

Liked: Stayed for four nights. Best hostel of my trip. Lady who runs the hostel is so sweet and adorable. She recommends amazing places to eat, makes your bed and even gave us some wine for our picnic. Would definitely stay here again.

Disliked: Whilst breakfast was included it was very carb heavy. Yet was still good and served to you on adorable trays.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

04 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: centrally located in the city center and really friendly staff who gave us awesome restaurant tipps for lunch and dinner as well as for sightseeing!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Robert Kingston

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 July 2014 Robert would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly enviroment, homey feeling :-)

Disliked: Robert left no negative feedback.

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Chloe Atkinson

With my spouse / partner

Family Holiday

18 July 2014 Chloe would recommend this property

Liked: We love the host, it was like staying with a friend. Better service than we have ever received at any other place. She gave us amazing suggestions for things to do and see in the city as well as where to eat and everything she recommended was perfect! She topped that off by looking after us in the morning, making you a large breakfast and bringing it to you! She was so friendly, laid back and easy going we felt so comfortable here. The rooms and bathrooms were decent, and clean and the building safe and secure

Disliked: Chloe left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

17 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Room was cleaned everyday. Clean bathrooms. Breakfast served by the host. The host answered all my questions and gave very good recommendation. Location was perfect.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

15 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The host was extremely friendly and gave us a great introduction to Florence and a map to show us the best attractions and places to eat. The atmosphere was very friendly, and the hostel is in a great location, really close to the train station and city centre.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

08 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The host. She is awesome...

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Inacio Rebetez

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

24 June 2014 Inacio would recommend this property

Liked: The owners are nice and helpful and the hostel is close to both the train station and the city center.

Disliked: Inacio left no negative feedback.

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Alexandre Rondeau

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

04 June 2014 Alexandre would recommend this property

Liked: The owner was of fantastic help, the place was incredibly clean and well located, and a great breakfast was offered. I cannot complain about anything.

Disliked: I cannot complain about anything.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The host is AMAZING. She is the reason this is one of the best places I have ever stayed. She goes out of her way to connect you with other travelers if you want to, she gives out free wine, delicious breakfasts, and will go out of her way to help you however she can. The hostel itself has lots of non-bunkbeds which is great, and because it's small you can really meet other people.

Disliked: Nothing!

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

29 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostess was excellent, very welcoming and informative suggesting numerous places to eat each of which was awesome. The hostel was small but clean with comfortable beds and a friendly vibe.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

23 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The owner Nadina is very lovely and hospitable! Also, the guesthouse is very clean, with breakfeast and tower for free!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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andre brunelli

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Family Holiday
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

22 April 2014 andre would recommend this property

Liked: - staff is helpful and kind (danke shön, Nadina!) - great location - clean and cool place - available kitchen - safe place

Disliked: andre left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

07 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Owners and staff are very helpful and provide a lot of information about Florence/Firenze.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

06 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location to all main tourist sites and nadia so helpfull and full of local information :)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Bruno Martinho

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

01 April 2014 Bruno would recommend this property

Liked: Best staff ever !!!

Disliked: Bruno left no negative feedback.

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Louisa Tredinnick

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

01 April 2014 Louisa would recommend this property

Liked: Everyone talks about Nadina and her friendliness and helpfullness. It is all true. Both of them are wonderful people, looking out for every guest. I felt instantly welcome and comfortable in the hostel. Nadina's recommendations were perfect, and she was interested/taking on board what other people enjoy too.

Disliked: Nothing - though with the planned renovations in the future it will be even more special.

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Teresa Almeida

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

21 March 2014 Teresa would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, clean rooms and safe. Clean bathrooms. But the reason why you should stay here is Nadine, she's super friendly, eager to help you and tell you what to see and very caring. Coffee and tea always available and great breakfast. Best staff experience I've had in a hostel!

Disliked: Teresa left no negative feedback.