Less than 100 metres from Florence Cathedral, the Academy Hostel offers rooms and dormitories, all with free bed linen, blankets and towels. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. Each bed in the Academy’s dormitories has a locker. The rooms have either a shared or private bathroom, and guests are provided with a portable lamp. Set in the Palazzo Ricasoli historic building, the property lies along the street leading to the Accademia Gallery hosting Michelangelo’s David statue. An Italian breakfast of juices, biscuits and pre-packaged produce is served daily. Communal area includes a microwave, book exchange and internet terminal. Santa Maria Novella Station is 900 metres from the property. The Uffizi Gallery is a 10-minute walk away.