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Guest House Florence, Italy

8 reviews8

Help us at reception in Central Florence

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Immerse yourself in the local culture
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
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The Experience

Casa Rovai Guest House is a place of a family atmosphere, quiet and cozy. Ideal for the volunteer who is looking for a quiet place to stay in Florence while helping us with check-in and reception tasks / breakfast also.

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  • Intermediate English
  • Over 23 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks

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8 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks


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Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

1 Immersing in the local culture

1 Practicing English



My stay at Casa Rovai was excellent. The people who work there are very flexible and friendly. The tasks are very easy, clear and well organized (recepcion and breakfast) and I had a lot of free time for know everything beautiful that Florence has to offer. I had a very comfortable and well equipped room with private bathroom. Thanks Stefania and Sarina for everything!




Our experience in casa Rovai was good, staff is very easy-going, you have everything you need to prepare your own food, private room, etc. Raception Tasks are really easy to do and it is a good opportunity to learn Italian language of you are interested.

Some days you'lll have a lot of free time to explore the city and some other days you'll have to stay in home all day but also with free time inside of your room just waiting for late check-ins (that's good if you are digital nomand).

Thanks Stefania for everything. Arrivederci. :)




my experience at Casa Rovai was very positive. the work is very easy and STEFANIA is kind and friendly. my experience was better than I imagined. the hotel is in the center of the beautiful city of Firenze. Thank you for everything Stefania, it was a pleasure to meet you, to be able to help you.




Well my experience in Casa Rovai wasn’t what I expected. I had confirmed and double-checked my trip, we arranged to meet the day before i should start working and everything.
When i arrived she told me she was going to Japan for a month, that i was going to stay in charge of the hostel but that she was scared of leaving me alone. So she said that she preferred someone close to the owner’s family to manage the hostel and that it was better for me not to work there. I write this because i think the situation was badly handled. She could have told me before i arrived to the place.


Stefania replied

Nacho, I'm surprised by your review. You had said that you'd arrive one day before in the city, but not that you'd sleep here in the Guest House. Because we were with another volunteer who would leave only the next day. Unfortunately, we have no place to receive two volunteers at the same time.
I had already explained to you before you come that you should work alone because I would be out on vacation. But unfortunately when you got here I explained everything about the job and realized that you didn't feel confidence to do it. So I thought it wouldn't be a good idea you stay here and I tried to help you offering another opportunity to volunteer in a hostel in Genoa, which suit your profile. But you didn't want to and just left. I'm so sorry for what happened, but I tried to do the best for you. I hope you can found good places to stay to learn more about reception job.



The Guest House is very well located in the central Florence, also is very beautiful, clean and cozy. Having a private room is very comfortable and the work is easy to be done everyday. Stefania is super friendly and generous, always ready to help what I need. Thank you for everything, Stefania! I'll be back soon for sure!


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