Florence - Ostello del Bigallo - Bigallo Hostel

Bagno a Ripoli, Via del Bigallo e Apparita 14, Florence, Italy

Hostel overview

Once the Antico Spedale del Bigallo was a medieval monastery offering hosting today travellers and offering various environments. It is accessible from the medieval courtyard or directly from the entrance of the former refectory. The substantial refectory, with a pulpit, is used as a conference room (100 people), and is connected to the beautiful kitchen, created according to a project dating back to 1523: the fire place and chimney supported by columns and the massive sink carved in stone are both elements of great value. Upon entering the kitchen, with the fire place and the traditional Tuscan pottery, you get…

Once the Antico Spedale del Bigallo was a medieval monastery offering hosting today travellers and offering various environments. It is accessible from the medieval courtyard or directly from the entrance of the former refectory.

The substantial refectory, with a pulpit, is used as a conference room (100 people), and is connected to the beautiful kitchen, created according to a project dating back to 1523: the fire place and chimney supported by columns and the massive sink carved in stone are both elements of great value. Upon entering the kitchen, with the fire place and the traditional Tuscan pottery, you get the sensation of stepping into a fairy tale of another era.

From the monumental kitchen, you can step outside on the great panoramic terrace to get a view of Florence and the medieval gardens. Other impressive settings of the Bigallo are the parlor (45/50 people) and the chapel (30 people) – both used as conference rooms also suitable for receptions.

The hostel is situated on the floor above and is divided into various bedrooms ( double rooms or twins), and dormitories (from 5 up to 24 persons). The décor is inspired by the medieval “hospital”. It can sleep up to 52 people.

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Districts:
Bagno di Ripoli
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Overall 95%
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Staff 88%
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Location 88%
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Cleanliness 86%
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Fun Factor 93%
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Atmosphere 71%
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Facilities 68%
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Safety 80%
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Value 73%

Info & Price

Arrival date: 16 July 2018
Number of nights: 2
Departure date: 18 July 2018

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Car Parking
  • Bicycle hire
  • Luggage Room
  • Secure lockers
  • Conference / meeting room(s)
  • Towel
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Half board
  • Full board

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation must take place 2 days before the reservation date, otherwise the establishment is authorized to charge one night stay per person.

Important Information

And … for our hungry groups, we also prepare lunch or dinner to be served in our Mess Hall or Medieval Kitchen. Take away lunch boxes are also available for groups discovering the surroundings or partecipating at one of our trekking itineraries.

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