HOSTELS: Ostello Santa Monica, Via Santa Monica tel: 055-268338
Housed in an ancient convent of the 15th century in the quarter of Santa Spirito, this is an independent youth hostel, which has been running for 30 years. Known for their hospitality, service, and pride.
Ostello Archi Rossi, Via Faenza 94 tel: 055-290804
Get a taste of Florence's artistic atmosphere from the original frescoes painted by local art students. With a friendly and welcoming environment, it is a perfect setting in the middle of historic Florence.
Ostello Gallo d'Oro, Via Cavour 104
With rooms that are spacious and modern having all the comforts that are hard to come by at other hostels, including free internet access. _____________________________________________ Bed & Breakfast FATTORIA DI MERCATALE Piazza V Veneto 67 - Mercatale V.P. Tel. 055 821027 Ask prof. Matilde Zampi!
Villa il Fedino €210 per suite breakfast included The Villa is in San Casciano (very very very beautiful place - road to Chianti) and the restaurant is very good - even if a bit expensive.
Villa Rucellai (B&B Villa in the country-hills around Prato - close to Florence) €120 one triple large double room + one small room adjoining room + one bathroom, breakfast included. (but … ASK FOR A DISCOUNT!)
Villa Villoresi Beautiful ancient Villa in Sesto Fiorentino (next to Florence) Single from €94 to €135, Double rooms from €145 to €198, "de luxe" double rooms €250 (but … ASK FOR A DISCOUNT!)
Le Cannelle Fiesole. B & B.
They are closed during the month of February, so I could not know anything about the price. Fiesole
Villa Baccano 2 Km away from the centre of Fiesole; big parking area; garden. Triple room with bath €95
Bencistà near Fiesole Double room €158 Suite with view €250
Coltifredi “Chianti classico” countryside. Firenze (km 24), Siena (km 40), S. Gimignano (km. 35), Pisa (km. 78), Volterra (km. 60). €40