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Rifugio D'elsa

Via XXV Aprile, 48, Colle di Val d'Elsa, Siena, 53034, Italy

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Come and enjoy a typical medieval hamlet!

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Colle di Val d'Elsa Hostel

Hostel Colle di Val d'Elsa

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Rifugio is a cosy and strategically positioned hostel which is just 30 km from Siena and 60 Km from Florence.
Rifugio is near the Via Francigena the famous medieval pilgrim path.
It offers 5 rooms, 3 dorms, and 2 twin rooms to accommodate a total of 23 people in a renovated building dates back to the 11th century.
Being an AIG Point, this property is open to both AIG /HI members and non-members, but AIG/HI members get a discount of at least 10% on the overnight rates applied to other guests. Prices, mentioned below, are members only.
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Prices are members' prices

Sorry, there is no availability for the dates you have chosen or the hostel is closed. Please refer to the hostel information for contact details and opening dates.

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • Non-members are required to purchase full membership on arrival at hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car parking nearby
  • Car Parking Nearby Distance - At or next to the hostel
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room

  • AIG Points Hostel
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 15:00 to 19:00
From 15:00 to 19:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +39 05711656448

Fax. +39 06 94356149



Das Haus ist schlecht zu finden - auch mit Navi nicht. Es müßte besser ausgeschildert sein. Den Service habe ich nur mittel bewertet, weil es nur Selbstversorgung gab, aber dafür ist der Preis o.k.


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Fri 04 Oct 2019

Grazie mille a Nina e a tutto lo staff!


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Mon 08 Jul 2019

Absolutely perfect , Nina the host is very nice and friendly. A bit hard to find , but once you do well worth it Close to everything needed , bus , grocery store , riding. Will be staying there again next time in Italy, Ciao !


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Sun 19 May 2019


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Gym (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Our hostle is at about 55 km from Florence airport. Take motorway A1 directions Rome. Exit at Firenze Certosa and take Superstrada Autopalio Firenze-Siena, directions Siena ( 38 km ). Exit at Colle Val d’Elsa Nord. Keep on driving towards the city centre ( 2,5 Km ). Pisa airport is at 110 Km. Take the Superstrada S.G.C. FI-PI-LI towards Florence, exit and take A1 towards Rome. Take the exit named Firenze Certosa and take the Superstrada towards Siena. Exit at Colle Val d’Elsa Nord. Keep on driving towards city centre ( 2,5 Km ).
Bus : There are several daily connection by bus from Siena. All info can be found including time schedule and ticket office can be found on
From the city of Siena : take the Superstrada Autopalio ( Firenze-Siena ) towards Florence (18 km). Take the exit Colle Val d’Elsa Sud and follow directions to city centre ( 2 Km ).
Train : There is no direct railway connection from Siena or either Empoli. If you are travelling by train though you can reach Poggibonsi and then from there take a bus to Colle. All info on time schedule can be found on the national railway company website
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Athletics
  • Basketball

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