Where We Are
Located in the heart of historic B&B House is a hostel, B&B’s in Florence near the station of Santa Maria Novella
, just a few minutes walk away.
BBH Hostel is the ideal solution to enjoy the historic center of Florence in a young and nice place. From the BBH you can reach the most popular tourist destinations
, the most popular taverns
with typical Florentine dishes
and younger alternative at Oltrarno
(which is in the other side of the river Arno – traditionally a more affordable and popular place for young people).
In addition, the streets around us are full of small shops
and alternate with the most famous fashion streets
How reach us
Both coming from North or South, the exit is Firenze-Signa (A1)
follow to the city center and the signs to Ponte alla Vittoria, cross the river and turn right to Lungarno Vespucci.
Now you can look for parking (for more information www.firenzeparcheggi.it
), but beware of the toll that bounds the Z.T.L. to avoid fines.
Warning for people arriving by car
The historical center of Florence is surrounded by cameras placed at access points to restrict the transit of ZTL (restricted traffic zone) inside for unauthorized vehicles: access and parking in the city center is restricted to residents only, it is allow the access for tourists only for parking in all garages inside the restricted area. Pay attention that once you have passed the limit of the restricted area , you have half an hour for parking in a garage; the garage itself is responsible to report to police station that the car was allowed to enter the restricted area. Near us you will find many car park one in Via dei Fossi, and one in Borgognissanti. Our suggestions for a garage in Via Palazzuolo called International, being just 50 meters from our location, we invite you to visit their website or contact them directly for more information or to book your car parking online.
BBH is near the railway station of S. Maria Novella, which is just 5 minutes walking. Leaving the train station to the left side, you’ll see the
back of the tower of the Church of Santa Maria
Reach it across the street (in front of you there’s a tourist-office) by going left along the walls of
the Church to get into Via degli Avelli.
You will arrive in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, cross to the arcade and see in front of you the New Museum of 900.
Turn right to Via della SCALA and the first street you cross is VIA DEL PORCELLANA , we are at number 14 black.
If I explained bad, you can take a look at this short amateur video filmed on our own... don’t worry it only lasts 3
minutes! Click here
From Airport Vespucci in Florence
The Florence airport is only 5 km distance. You can
take a taxi or bus to Santa Maria Novella train station, located next to our hostel (5 minutes walk).
At the airport there is the possibility to take a shuttle bus that takes you
directly into the central square of Santa Maria
Novella train station, buses depart each half hour
and takes about 15 minutes – depending on the traffic.
For more information click here.
Of course you can also take a taxi, a comfortable but more expensive
How do I get there form Pisa Airport?
From Pisa airport you a multiple choice to take the train (1 hour and 15 minutes trip) to Florence
Santa Maria Novella or as alternative to take shuttle bus called Terravision
Same destination to Santa Maria Novella and more or less the same transit time. For more information click here