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Hostel Santa Monaca

Via Santa Monaca, 6, 50124 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #108 of 202 Specialty lodging in Florence
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very under-average hostel. Staff were rude and unfriendly and we were expected to make our own beds - this has happened once before during our two months of budget hostel travelling, especially as this hostel is more expensive than many we have stayed in. two of five female showers broken and no soap in toilets. Reccommend showering early morning/late evening... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Florence for two nights at Hostel Santa Monaca in a 22 bed mixed dorm. The dorm was better than expected, fairly large and had fans that cooled it down at night. It is a 15 minute walk to the main train station, which was great. The staff were always helpful when we asked them for questions. It's... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hostel for three nights. Firstly, three nights in Florence is much too much. Second, when we first entered the hostel, it looked deceivingly clean. However, when we reached out bedroom, it was no longer clean. The place has a smell. A weird smell. It is extremely stuffy in the bedrooms. My allergies flared up for my... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I stayed here 2 nights, which was fine, but any longer may have been too much. The staff were ok, friendly on arrival, but not too chatty afterwards. The location is very good, though any hostel in the city would be as everything is within walking distance if you have the stamina in your legs. The common /dining area was... More

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Singapore, Singapore
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Toilets aren't very clean. Cleanliness in room was alright, but the ceiling fans in the room weren't working(can only turn to speed 1), hence it is terrible to stay there during summer, when temperature in Florence can rise up to 33 degrees.

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Melbourne, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

I stayed a week & loved the location (near santo spirito - delicious restaurants & bars, vintage shops, not so touristy) just across the river. 10 minutes walking to uffizi & ponte vecchio. Goodish kitchen, fridges. Absolutely no plugs in the rooms so you have to sit in the dining room! Can borrow towels. Bathrooms are average & the showers... More

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Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

arrive before midnight, I decided to sleep in hostel close the cartons curbside collected a dump and a person inside the hostel after I knew I was in charge ordered to withdraw me from the floor, attacked me in the morning with a pot with water, stay with personal things incident report to police I really stop a psychiatric person... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The rooms were clean. The location is great, it is easy to find when you arrive at the train station. The staff is very helpful. You can borrow towels for 5 euro. It is walking distance to the all main sights.

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11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I am not a luxury traveler and have stayed at many dorms. But this one really did not meet my expectations. The shared bathroom and sink areas were not cleaned regularly enough... so it can be a bit gross if you use the bathroom after peak hours. The showers spray outwards instead of downwards making it really difficult to shower.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

this building is great. used to be a convent and you can see it in its layout. lots of stairs. i really liked its quirkiness. the wifi worked great for the 2 nights i was here. the showers worked great and the bathrooms/toilets were always clean and tidy. no breakfast but the kitchen was well stocked with things to use... More

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Address: Via Santa Monaca, 6, 50124 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Santa Monaca Florence
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