PLUS Florence - the new luxury hostel in the centre of Florence. Michelangelo did it in the 15th Century and now PLUS have done it in the 21st. Discover for yourself the art of backpacking accommodation in Florence's newest and most cutting edge hostel.
PLUS Florence sets the bar for budget accommodation in providing value for money and outstanding customer service as standard, top facilities and total comfort for every backpacker.
4 bed dorms
Contains 2 bunk beds or 1 bunk and 2 single beds and ensuite bathroom. All beds come with private reading lamp, fleece blankets and pillows. Each bed has its own storage locker that can be locked. Bed linen is provided.
6 bed dorms
Contains 3 bunk beds or 2 bunks and 2 single beds and ensuite bathroom. All beds come with private reading lamp, fleece blankets and pillows. Each bed has its own storage locker that can be locked. Bed linen is provided.
8 bed dorms
Contains 4 bunk beds or 3 bunks and 2 single beds and ensuite bathroom. All beds come with private reading lamp, fleece blankets and pillows. Each bed has its own storage locker that can be locked. Bed linen is provided.
Private doubles and twins
Contains 2 single beds or one double bed with ensuite bathroom. All beds come with private reading lamp, fleece blankets and pillows. Each bed has its own storage locker that can be locked. Bed linen is provided.
4,6 or 8 bed dorms with large ensuite bathroom,towels, hair dryer, complimentary cosmetic pack. All beds come with private reading lamp, fleece blankets and pillows. Each bed has its own storage locker that can be locked. Bed linen is provided.
* 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 1 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
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.
PLUS Florence has some of the best facilities in the world of backpacking - check them out.
- FREE outdoor swimming pool (Summer only)
- FREE indoor swimming pool (open during winter only)
- FREE Sauna (open during winter only)
- FREE Turkish bath (open during winter only)
- FREE steam room (open during winter only)
- FREE use of fitness equipment (open during winter only)
- FREE wifi
- Internet cafè
- FREE linen
- "Opera" basement bar and restaurant
- Outdoor terrace with amazing views!
- Off street secure parking
- 24 hour reception (with awesome reception staff)
- Bathroom in every room
- PLUS Girls facilities
- PLUS Tours travel desk
- Laundry facilities
The reception staff at PLUS Florence were born ready. Check in is after 3pm and check out is at 10am. Feel free to arrive before 3pm and leave your bags in our secure luggage storage locker. For any other issue you might have the desk is open 24-7.
Get connected in the reception area on one of the PC's or if you have your own laptop you will find we are totally wired with WiFi (not just by the espresso's) all over the hostel.
OPERA BASEMENT BAR & RESTAURANT
Not your average ordinary watering hole but a PLUS one. An "all you can eat" buffet breakfast is available in the morning from 7am 'til 11am for just €6! You can even get a fantastic meal in the evening at our onsite restaurant with favourites such as mouth watering pizzas and pastas that aren't going to break the bank.
OPERA TERRACE BAR
The panoramic terrace bar has the best 360 view of Florence and overlooks the Duomo, just perfect for that sundowner at the end of the day.
PLUS TOURS - TRAVEL DESK
Pull up at the PLUS Tours and the fabulously hard working staff can sort out your tours, trips, tickets, timetables, travel plans and anything else beginning with T (even a T-bone steak!) for your stay in the Renaissance city.
Large 8kg washing and drying machines ready to take the meanest loads. Just ask at reception for details.
We accept all major credit cards as well as cash to pay for accommodation. You do not have to use the same credit card you booked with paying the balance at reception.
Open daily all year round. Our fitness area is available for those wishing to expend a bit more energy and get their body to look more like David's.
Take the plunge! Cool off in the summer, or relax after a long day walking around town. Our indoor pool is open all year round. The pool hours are from 11am until 11pm.
TURKISH BATH AND SAUNA
There's no better way to flush out the excesses than with a little steam cleaning. Very handy for the day after the night before. Both are open from 6pm until 11pm.
Parking is available on a request basis upon arrival only. We have a small car park available and if there is space the fee is €15 per day. The parking places unfortunately cannot be pre-booked.
Whether it's an educational visit, business meeting, team building exercise, family reunion or cultural excursion PLUS Florence has the latest in group facilities.
We can accommodate up to any group size in a fun safe and clean environment, with full or partly catered options, a spacious group meeting area and secure off street bus parking. We also have the ability to seal off and secure floors to further guarantee your group's safety.
As you exit Santa Maria Novella through the exit next to the pharmacy and change bureau cross at the traffic lights and turn right. Walk towards the McDonald’s, turn left at that street with Mcdonalds on the corner, Largo continue up Via Nazionale, straight on up Piazza Indipendenza onto Via di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, we are numbers 13-17 on the left hand side. The hostel is 900m from Firenze SMN station.
Exit the bus station onto the main road that passes in front of the train station, into Piazza della Stazione. Walk up towards the McDonalds, , cross the two sets of traffic lights towards the McDonald's, take the first street on your left, Largo Fratelli Alinari, continue up Via Nazionale, straight on up Piazza Inpdipendenza onto Via di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, we are numbers 13-17 on the left hand side.
-from Firenze Airport (Peretola)
The smaller of the two airports. Closer to the city at 5km but only takes internal Italian flights and a small number of European ones. Connections to the city are only by taxi or bus- Vola in Bus, every half hour 6am-11pm.
-from Pisa Airport (Galileo Gallilei)
A bigger domestic and international airport located on the coast, takes all the European budget airlines. City connections are by train (approx 1hr to Florence), taxi, public bus or Terravison bus. The main bus terminal is in Piazza della Stazione next to the train station.
Just because you're carrying a backpack around doesn't mean you should have to compromise your style. PLUS GIRLS is giving girls that spring back in their step with larger bathrooms, hair dryers, a welcome pack and a big fluffy towel. You will definitely appreciate the extras before hitting the city in style for a big day of retail therapy, soaking up the culture or even a night out on the town with the girls. Enjoy your holiday within a holiday. Did you know PLUS GIRLS is also available at our PLUS PRAGUE hostel?
The PLUS Florence hotel contains beautifully bright rooms and apartments ideal for single travellers, couples, families and professionals alike.
All hotel guests will have full access of our swimming pool, free wifi and garden.
Breakfast and dinner are both available in the Opera restaurant.
Full room overview:
Contains 1 single bed, bathroom, toilet, desk, flat screen tv, wifi access, hair dryer, wardrobe, towels, air conditioning and bed linen.
Contains 2 single beds, bathroom, toilet, desk, flat screen tv, wifi access, hair dryer, wardrobe, towels, air conditioning and bed linen.
Contains 1 double bed, bathroom, toilet, desk, flat screen tv, wifi access, hair dryer, wardrobe, towels, air conditioning and bed linen.
Contains 3 single beds, bathroom, toilet, desk, flat screen tv, wifi access, hair dryer, wardrobe, towels, air conditioning and bed linen.