About Florence Hostel

Imagine a vacation in Tuscany, in a 15th century villa, decorated with stuccoes and frescoes and surrounded by a peaceful park...this is not an unreachable dream, this is what you can find at Villa Camerata Hostel, a lowcost hostel in Florence, but with all modern comforts.

"Ostello Villa Camerata" is the official hostel in Florence (it's part of the HI/AIG association) and it's the only place in town where you can find a nice atmosphere, good services and cheap prices. Book a room here and you'll dive into the magic of the most romantic city, where poets and artists from all over the world have left their hearts.

Florence Hostel is always enriched by a lively crowd of guests coming from all over the world to enjoy an unforgettable holiday in Tuscany: we're located at the bottom of Fiesole hills (a little enchanting town, popoular for its famous Roman Theatre and for the archaeological museum) and nearby you will find all you need. There's a public swimming pool, a soccer stadium and the Nelson Mandela forum where you can take part of important concerts, theatrical shows and cultural events. You will stay away from the messy and noisy of Florence downtown, but at the same time very close to city center!

Florence Youth Hostel Villa Camerata

You will meet our staff, always ready to welcome you and suggest you the most unique and secret itineraries of Florence, the only city where every corner is history and art!

Begin your day with a delicious breakfast served in the dining room with a wonderful panoramic view and you will be ready to get involved with the locals, and from the warmth and suggestion of our wonderful city.

Apart from enjoying the relaxation in the garden and the entertainment offered by the hostel, here it's possible to meet young people and make friends from all over the world. Away from the noise of the city but very close to the historical center of Florence, easily reachable by public transport.

Florence Hostel reception

Rooms & Facilities

Florence hostel offers many accommodation solutions: from the classic bed in a 4 beds dorm in separate males and females sections to single, twin, double, triple and quad private rooms with or without bathroom.

We also have double or single rooms with bathroom in our camping or much space outdoor if you are well equipped.

A Triple room at Florence Youth Hostel Villa Camerata

If you stay at the hostel Villa Camerata you can count on Internet access (free wi-fi available on all building) and breakfast included in the price.

The spaces available to guests include a bar, a restaurant, a laundry, a conference room and parking for bikes and cars.

In the hostel there are closets for baggages but it's not possible to lock them: there is anyway a safe for valuables.

A shared dorm at Florence Hostel

Online Booking

The simple form below can be used to search the updated details on the available rooms and to book online the best offers at "Villa Camerata" Florence Hostel.

You can reserve your room (or bed in a dorm) online, through a safe and simple process: you will pay a 10% deposit via credit card, while the remaining 90% can be paid at the check-in.


According to City Council resolution n. 230/33 of 06/20/2011, from July 1st the City of Florence will introduce the tourism tax, applied to non-residents overnight staying, for a maximum of 7 consecutive nights.
The tourism tax rate is 1,00€ per person per night (children under 12 years old have not to pay this tax).


Please note, if you are not a Member of Hostelling International there is an extra charge of 2,00€ per person per night. Once you have stayed 6 nights at a H.I./A.I.G. Hostel you become an HI member, and no extra charges will be applied for future stays. For italian citizens or people who are resident in Italy the price for the membership card is only 2,00€.


Can you check availability and prices for me?
All availability and prices are available online.

Can I book by email or telephone?
You can contact directly the hostel at the address firenze@aighostels.com. You can also use the Book Online Now link to make a reservation. The only method of payment is with a valid credit card.

What credit card types are accepted?
We accept Visa, Mastercard, JCB, and Aura.


Location and Contact

Phone: 0039 055 601451
Fax: 0039 055 610300
Email: firenze@aighostel.it
Address: Viale Augusto Righi n° 4, Florence, Tuscany, Italy


Using the public transports:
From Monday to Saturday from 6 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. you can take the bus n° 11 from Florence main railway station (Santa Maria Novella) and from the city center. After 20 minutes get off at the stop "Salviatino". From the gate of the hostel walk up the hill for 600 metres. Every day, on Sundays and holidays from 6 a.m. to 00.30 a.m. there's the bus n° 17 to "Santi Fiorentini" stop (300 meters from "Salviatino" stop).
Take a look at www.ataf.net for more info and timetable.

If you arrive from international airport:
Amerigo Vespucci airport is 10 kms away and there's a shuttle bus to the Florence train staion.

If you arrive by car:
Take the highway exut "Firenze Sud", 4 kms away from our hostel.

In the Hostel you will find a variety of offers for guided tours of: Florence and its museums, palaces and gardens, the most important towns in Tuscany (Pisa, Siena, Lucca, Arezzo, San Gimignano, Volterra...), the most famous medieval villages (Monteriggioni, Certaldo...), the picturesque Tuscan countryside (Chianti, Casentino, Crete senesi...).

And furthermore: samples and/or wine and food courses (wine tasting, cooking course..) or cultural ours (typical Florentine workshops) or shopping!

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