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The Monastery Hostel

Via Renzo Bertoni, 3, 20121 Milan, Italy (Centro Storico)
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Warsaw, Poland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is probably one of the worst places to stay ever. At least it is on my list of hotels and hostels, and believe me, I have travelled some in my lifetime. To get to the point, let me first name the pluses: the place is well positioned within Milan (relatively close to the main attractions and the station), is... More

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Rome, Italy
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The monastery hostel is a very nice refurnished hostel with big clean rooms. Beds aren't cramped next to each other to maximize the space so you can actually move around the room without stepping on roommates' luggage. The bathroom was surprisingly cleaned as I was staying in a 6 bedroom dorm. On the downside, while I was checking in one... More

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San Juan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was our first experience in a hostel, and can't complain. It got every basic things you will need for a stay in the city. The location is really close to the metro station and it is a really nice place to walk around.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed with family . It is friendly for children also. Staff was cooperative. Charge for left baggage should not be there as tourist have different time of their flight. Overall it was satisfactory .

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Hong Kong, China
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

If you wanna have living quality, this is not the place for you. But it is totally fine for backpackers. The hostel is quite far from Milano Centrale. Even if you take metro it is in the midway between 2 metro stations. Taxi from Milano Centrale is around EUR8.5. Around 8 minutes walk from the nearest Metro station. Staffs are... More

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Dear Issac, maybe you used the green subway line (8- minutes walk from us, as you said), but if you want to go to the Central Station you could use the more handly yellow subway line: this Metro Station (Turati) is no more than a 2-minute walk from us and it reach the Central Station in just 2 metro stops... More

Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed here for a weekend in mid-June. Excellent position only 2 stops from Milano Centrale station and only 20 min walk to the duomo through the Brera district. Staff were helpful and well organised with check-in and check-out taking only minutes. Breakfast was not included but there are bars just around the corner. Our room was comfortable and clean... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

All I can say is this hostel is absolutely disgusting and the staff is VERY rude. They got upset with our group because we left our bags out in our room and had a piece of clothing on the floor. I would not recommend this place to anyone, not will I ever stay here again, I would rather sleep under... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Their website and the information on booking sites is deceptive. They do not offer laundry service. They do not have a fully equipped kitchen (no microwave, no refrigerator, no dining utensils, no knives or cooking utensils, terrible pots and pans). Additionally, the elevator and the AC were both broken despite it being quite hot. There are also lots of hidden... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

If you are on a budget, this should be fine. Nothing fancy at all. Bring your own towels, soap, shampoo.... They will only give you two sheets (bed sheet and blanket) and pillow. No breakfast too. Staffs are NOT friendly at all so don't expect any warm welcome from them. Just smile and enjoy your vacation, don't let them mess... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The location of this hostel is absolutely brilliant. You can walk to the Brera arty quarter in 10mims (and go to the Market via San Marco) or go for a nap in the parco Sempione. Now to the bad bits of this hostel: the staff was very arrogant and unfriendly. I stayed in many hostels but I've never been received... More

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Address: Via Renzo Bertoni, 3, 20121 Milan, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Milan > Centro Storico
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Number of rooms: 14
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