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Hostel California

via Lambrate,18, Milan, Italy
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all do not try to check in before 14:00, and when you doo, be prepared to wait at least an hour. We waited about one and a half. The room was crouded and dirty but ok, lockers (bring your own lock!) and bathroom was dirty. Rude staff and a public area with some cind of kitchen.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived with my friend. We had a booking from hostelbookers. The price was cheap, but they took 4,5 euro extra for each night each person because of tax and we booked a 14 bed mixed doorm , but we got 12 bed girl dorm. And it was much more expensive. When we told the one in the reseption they... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had to book a hostel in Milan fast and cheap. This was my best option. For less than 9€ (plus sheets and taxes!) I got a shared room, with an old mattress (the one that blend when you lie on), the bathroom was smelly and dirty. The hostel hasn't all the facilities I was used to (no directions for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my friend we are doing a backpacking and we always look for the cheapest option in each city, we always had good experiences except for this one ! It's my first night at the hostel and I already can say this is the worst hostel i have ever stood. To begin, we booked the hostel at a price... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Please do yourself a favour and DO NOT stay here. I wish I had just paid just a few extra euro to stay at a different hostel. I would write about the extra fee on arrival/ the terrible staff/ the disgustingly dirty rooms but everyone else seems to cover that pretty well. So instead I'll just tell you what happened... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

i was in milano for 36h, needed a roof over my head and a place to store my luggage for the time being. got there, slept, showered in the morning then spent the day in milano, got back and slept for 3h and was off to catch my flight. so for the 2 brief sleeps i was there for it... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Please don't chose this place, staff are rude and instead of being at the reception the guys are always drinking in the kitchen. The place is dirty and the bathroom looks like was never cleaned before.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We did reservation the private room, but we were changed to dormitory by the staff, even worse they don't pay back us yet. Staff said "Pay back within 1 week" But they don't do this. the hotel is SWINDLE. WORST HOTEL EVER

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I was there for one night! I saw the pictures and it's not like that! I stayed at a room where there where no wifi, the bathroom that I was using was disgusting!!! Also the staff there are really really rude, and they don't help you. The day I checked out, I safe my bags there while I was looking... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

guys please do not go there! if you want to have good impression of travelling in Milan do not chose this hostel. dirty and expensive. you will be charged additional fees. rooms and facilities are not as described. personal is very rude!

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