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Reviews of Hostel Pisa Tower

Hostel | via piave 4, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy 56123

90.1% Overall Rating

214 out of 220 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (16/07/2014)

Hannah Gallois thinks…

"The atmosphere was really cosy and cute, and the rooms were spacious . Staff were friendly and coffee and chocolate vending machines available."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.69

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

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90.1%

Overall Rating

214 out of 220 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Hostel Pisa Tower'

Atmosphere
89.6%
Location
90.4%
Facilities
85.6%
Cleanliness
91.2%
Staff
95.2%
Value
87.2%
Safety
91.2%
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88.6%
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Customer review

Alone

City break

18 June 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: lack of toilets

100.0%
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Michelle Beh

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

15 June 2012 Michelle would recommend this property

Liked: It was clean & cosy. Family run hostel. The owners were very friendly and spoke English. It is located close to the tower. Great outdoor terrace to chill out. Overall, it is cheap and well worth it.

Disliked: Only 2 bathrooms. Don't have the facility to cook our own food. But have access to a microwave and cutleries.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 June 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I loved everything about this place... the location could not be better, the facilities they have are great, the people I met there were awesome and the staff were funny and very helpful. Can HIGHLY recommend this Hostel.

Disliked: Nothing really

97.1%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

29 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Hostel is in a great location. Staff are really friendly and Biro the hostel dog is gorgeous. Rooms are clean and spacious and it is clear someone has gone to a lot of effort to decorate. Great outside area with terrace/table tennis table.

Disliked: Not enough bathrooms (2 for 20ish people). No access to the kitchen and breakfast was not included and a tad expensive.

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Rob Williams

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

24 May 2012 Rob would recommend this property

Liked: Altogether friendly clean and inviting vibe...

Disliked: (nothing)

88.6%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

23 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: You will br suprised how near is the hostel to the leaning tower. The hostel Pisa Tower is very friendly. A dog lives here and his name is Biro.

Disliked: The noise from the street.

94.3%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

22 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was friendly, the atmosphere was FANTASTIC, the location was perfect (literally right next to the Tower), the beds were comfortable, and the advice was spot on.

Disliked: No free breakfast, and a little pricey for a hostel, but hey, that is really not so bad, and they have a pretty competitive location, so I'm not sure it could be less expensive.

77.1%
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Sol Magaña

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 May 2012 Sol would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff and nice rooms, great wifi service.

Disliked: Thre were only 2 bathrooms.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

20 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Fantastic atmosphere, felt really friendly and cosy

Disliked: Paid luggage storage and expensive breakfast

The property's response is...

91.4%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

14 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is very cute, colorful, and gives you a lot of information on where to go in the city

Disliked: there are only 2 bathrooms, and you have to pay to use the computer, also breakfast is not free

The property's response is...

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Rebecca Parlett

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture

30 April 2012 Rebecca would recommend this property

Liked: I have been travelling for 8 months and Hostel Pisa Tower is the best hostel I have stayed at yet. The location is amazing, you wont find a hostel closer to the Tower. The staff are very helpful and friendly and the breakfast was well worth the small amount we paid. The beds were comfortable with thick pillows and feather duvets. I would highly recommend this hostel.

Disliked: It doesn't open until 2.00pm so if you arrive early you cannot drop your luggage off.

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Jeffrey Ng

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

09 April 2012 Jeffrey would recommend this property

Liked: Very beautifully decorated villa with ample entertainment facilities (PS3, BBQ pit, TV, DVDs, table-tennis, books, etc.). Very considerate and flexible room temperature control to suit the weather. Most importantly, a very very friendly and adorable golden retriever called Biro!

Disliked: Nothing.

The property's response is...

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture

09 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, dog Biro, playstation with Fifa, very comfortable warm and homely, view of leaning tower from the window.

Disliked: Nothing

94.3%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Romantic getaway

31 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location was excellent and the hostel was very clean.

Disliked: No use of kitchen.

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Elina Ladinska

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 February 2012 Elina would recommend this property

Liked: It's such a nice place to stay if you happen to be around Pisa. It's located just near the Pisa Tower, Old town is just around the corner. I loved the interior and all the facitlities offered. But above all, it has a fantastic spirit!! It is definitely one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in and would recommend it to everyone.

Disliked: Elina left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

nicki bills

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

01 February 2012 nicki would recommend this property

Liked: awsome starff, very homely, great place

Disliked: nicki left no negative feedback.

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Hsiao Chi Li

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

19 January 2012 Hsiao Chi would recommend this property

Liked: Super clean bathroom

Disliked: Hsiao Chi left no negative feedback.

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Bharat Verma

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

09 January 2012 Bharat would recommend this property

Liked: nice and homely. comfy and BIRO was good.

Disliked: nothing.

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Jun Jie Stanley Lee

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

28 December 2011 Jun Jie Stanley would recommend this property

Liked: funky setup, with lots of amenities like desktop, tv, stable wifi and even a guitar! clean rooms and toilet, good water heating, friendly staff!

Disliked: Jun Jie Stanley left no negative feedback.

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Katherine Campbell

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 December 2011 Katherine would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, friendly helpful staff, comfortable and lockers available, parking

Disliked: Katherine left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sarlaksha Ganesh

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

15 November 2011 Sarlaksha would recommend this property

Liked: The two brothers who run the hostel are very welcoming....you do really feel at home and they go the extra mile to help you out...for the price, the facilities were really good...I had taken a shared females only dorm..like they say they are right next to the Leaning Tower of Pisa and I could view it from my bedroom....the beds were really clean and comfortable...the locker which they provided was good for me since I had only one backpack, but it might not fit your luggage if they are too big...they also provide free internet...overall it was really a wonderful experience....there was nothing that I really disliked about the place...

Disliked: More than dislike, I would say these wud be ways to improve the property...the bell outside the door was not marked and there were three buttons...but the one on the right hand bottom corner is the one to be pressed...was a bit confusing for me in the first...there are no keys to the main door, and maybe they cud be made and given to the guests so they are not made to wait outside at any cost...apart from there, there are only two bathrooms (2 rooms, with both bath and toilet in the same place), but that was never an issue for me as I needed the bathroom only very early in the morning...but the problem is that if you want to use the toilet and someone is having a shower you have to wait...but obviously it is unfair to expect more than that considering you are not paying a heavy price for the stay itself...

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Jasmine Ng

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

13 November 2011 Jasmine would recommend this property

Liked: Warm and homely environment. Facilities were great, and the members of the staff were extremely helpful.

Disliked: Nothing at all. There is a problem with the hostel's location on Google Maps, so I'd suggest for other travellers looking for the hostel to search for the Pisa Tower instead. The hostel is just three minutes away from the tower. I understand that the hostel owners have written to Google about this.

88.6%
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Ryan Kett

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

07 November 2011 Ryan would recommend this property

Liked: There really wasn't much to dislike, the staff were helpful and friendly, the hostel was quirky and clean, I felt safe at all times, the rooms were very clean.

Disliked: Perhaps the ability to use some kitchen facilities, they are staff only, so not somewhere to stay if you want to cook for yourself. If you are happy eating out then this place has nothing to dislike.

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Customer review

As a family with children

Family Holiday
Sightseeing & culture

01 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: We stayed in the small "Colombo Apartment" which is located at the rear of the hostel. It is a self contained flat which will cater for 4 adults easily for a night or 2 and is perfect for families with 2 adults and 2 children. The location of the hostel is excellent for visiting the Leaning Tower and other monuments in Pisa. It is within easy walking distance of the railway station (which is at the other end of Pisa). Given the relatively small size of Pisa it is good for visiting the entire town. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful and the hostel has a very cosy warm homely feel. It was very clean and comfortable. We would highly recommend this hostel.

Disliked: Nothing.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. The strategic location of the hostel.

Disliked: Nothing.


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