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The Monastery Hostel

Via Renzo Bertoni, 3, 20121 Milan, Italy (Centro Storico)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Issac63 Hong Kong, China
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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9 hotel reviews
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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Tempe
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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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25 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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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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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

My experience at the Monastery Hostel was amazing - the staff was incredibly accommodating, the facilities we clean and well kept, and the hostel itself is located within a stone's throw of a lot of Milan's major tourist attractions (I walked just about everywhere, using the subway system only when my feet got too weary). Also included in the price... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

On arriving the staff were very efficient, the room however was dirty, the mattress was filthy and the air conditioning only had one setting which was hot. The showers was ok but the bed left me itching. The breakfast was one croissant and a coffee from the vending machine. Efficient staff and excellent location but would never stay here again.... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I have been in a lot of hostal around the world,but this one had no fun ,or atmosphere.every thing was so white ,yes clean,but so is a hospital .I see now why the price. to stay there is cheap,because they charge u for every thing else.they say they have a kitchen ,but no cups,no forks or knifes ,no kettle to... More

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We came here on a thursday night and we thought the people were a little bit annoyed, but they were nice after all. The rooms are good, and the breakfast is ok. The Location is fantastic and I recommend everyone to use the trains because there is a Metro really close to the hostel. The service is nice and there... More

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Address: Via Renzo Bertoni, 3, 20121 Milan, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Milan > Centro Storico
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in a wing of a Franciscan Friars' convent, this dynamic hostel is a 2-minute walk from Milan's Turati Metro Station, in the heart of the fashion district, and just 2 stops from the Cathedral. Rooms and dorms offer free Wi-Fi. Rooms and dorms at the Monastery Hostel offer air conditioning, an en suite bathroom and a small fridge. Each comes with allergy-free linen, a secure locker and mosquito nets. A toiletry set is available upon request. The Monastery boasts a 24-hour reception and a free internet terminal. Facilities include a mini market, a lounge area with board games and HD TV. You can also use the equipped kitchen for free. Friendly staff are available for tourist information and restaurant recommendations. ... more   less 
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