International Student House Florence
International Student House Florence, set in the historical centre of the city, is one of the closest hostels to Santa Maria Novella Station. We have safe, clean and comfortable accommodation in private rooms with features such as en-suite bathrooms, televisions and internet access. We have a guest kitchen and laundry facilities. Linen is provided.
We are located close to all the main sights of Florence, as well as the nightlife. We are a 2-minute walk from San Lorenzo, 3 minutes from the Museo dell'Academia and 5 minutes from the Duomo, the Uffizi Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio.
We operate a 24-hour reception.
Please notify us of any changes to your arrival time.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Air Conditioning
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast Not Included
- Child Friendly
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Express check-in / out
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Not Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Reception (limited hours)
- Taxes not included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Not Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Check in Information:
The reception time for easy check in is:
Monday-Friday: 9:00-12:00 (9 a.m.-12 p.m.)*
Saturday-Sunday:10:00-12:00 (10 a.m.-12 p.m.)**
*Note that 12 pm is not midnight
** on low season the reception could be closed. However you could still follow the Fast check in indications.
If you arrive the day of your check-in before reception time, please wait for the reception opening hours.
It is possible to do Fast check in by yourself during the rest of the day.
Because of security reasons only within the 24 hours before your arrival date we will send you an email with the necessary information about the Fast check in. If nothing arrives please contact us.
The customer is kindly asked to do the payment of the whole stay at the arrival, including the city tax* and linen rental**.
You can pay in cash or with credit card (only for payments from €100,00).
*From the 1/7/2011 the guest has to pay 2.50 euro per person per day for the Tourism Tax City Council resolution n.230/33 of 06/20/2011.
**Linen Rental (sheets): 4 euro per person (free for stays for an amount higher than €100,00). You can also bring yours but in this case, you have to notify us of it 24 hours before your arrival date.
As you have accepted at the moment of your reservation, the cancellation policy is 72hrs. before your agreed arrival time indicated on your booking. If you do not show up without cancelling we will charge the first night from your credit card.
If you have used a debit card to book, you will need to contact the property on the date of your arrival before 12 o'clock midday if you intend to arrive after that time. Failure to contact the property may result in cancellation of your booking.
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Please note that in florence there are two types of number systems, black and red. We are the black number system- 67.
from train station 'santa maria novella'.
If you arrive by train to santa maria novella, you take the immediate
Exit(where the pharmacy is located). Cross the street towards mcdonalds,
And make a right on the street were the it is located walking a distance of around 20 meters, turn left and go straight on via largo alinari. Finally, make a the second left on the street called via faenza, we are 50 meters far away on the left at number 67.
From the airport:
From amerigo vespucci florence airport:
If you arrive by airplane, a shuttle bus marked 'navetta' to the train
Station, santa maria novella' leaves every 20 minutes.
From pisa airport:
By train or bus of 'terravision' company, leaves every 1 hour and arrives at smn florence central station
We have also transports service to/from airport and railway stations, for the price contact us in advance
A 2 minute walk takes you to the historic trading centre of san lorenzo, 3 minutes take you to the david of michelangelo and another 2 take you to the 'florence trademark', the duomo cathedral. Another 3 minutes and you arrive to the uffizi gallery and on the romantic ponte vecchio.
If you wish to eat at a restaurant, have a drink at one of the many pub's close by or even spend a night clubbing, our receptionist will be more than happy to point them out to you on our complimentary maps.ish florence is a good place for meet many other travelers coming from all over the world.