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Hostel Santa Monaca

Via Santa Monaca, 6, 50124 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #130 of 246 Specialty Lodging in Florence
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Brescia, Italy
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and clean, friendly staff, four showers and toilets per wash room so I never had to queue, good location, across the river 10/15 minutes form the centre. No air con and one fan so the four bed dorm was like a sauna. The street outside was very very noisy around 5 in the morning. It sounded like glass bins... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Likes : this hostel was value for money, the staff were very friendly and very helpful and the hostel itself was very clean. We found it to be in a great location as it was very easy to walk to the city centre and was very convenient when getting buses to the train station. I would recommend this hostel and... More 

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is quite nice. Its big, it has nice showers, the staff is quite good. I tought that some areas of the hostel had some weird smell, but I think its just me. The common areas are really big, the kitchen looked really nice and the dinner room was colder than the rest of the hostel. What I disliked... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's midsummer and there is no air conditioning. It is somehow hotter inside than outside especially at night. It's impossible to sleep. The men's bathrooms are disgusting and the wifi is basically nonexistent. Worst hostel I've visited.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall, the hostel is in a nice location and the facilities are okay too. It has a sitting area with tables, you can do some basic cooking and laundry. -however, the rooms get awfully hot and there is no air conditioning. If you want to sleep at all, do not book this hostel! Talked to other travelers and they all... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked this hostel, it's worth your money. It's a 10 - 15 minute walk to the city centre and Piazzale Michelangelo, there's a good kitchen and dining area. The building is old fashioned so the stairs are narrow but that can't be helped. However I had a pretty poor night's sleep as the second storey room I was in... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It is clean and the rooms have 6 beds in them. It is a mile walk from the main train station. It is in a good location and has a number of good places to eat nearby. The staff is friendly and was helpful in getting information on visiting the Chiant/Tuscany region.

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Grenoble, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Pros: It is in a good location, not so far away from the center (around 15 min walk tops). The rooms are big, and there are lockers, as well as a kitchen and fridge to store your food. Plus there is a supermarket next door from the hostel. Cons: The dorm I was in was really big and thus there... More 

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Saint-Étienne, Rhone-Alpes, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The hostel closed between 10am and 2pm which was annoying. The stair were narrow and small so it was difficult with luggage. There wasn't a great atmosphere either unfortunately. I felt unsafe in the bunk beds. I had to use a plastic stool to get to the top bunk which didn't have railings. There was only one main light in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I stayed here for one night, and I was able to book it the evening of. They were cheap, but the beds were good as well as the bathrooms. Towels and sheets were free! The location is good, 5 minute walk at most from the famous bridge and fairly easy to find. I definitely recommend it!

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A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour. Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and they cannot help but stare at the architectural masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria delle Carmine churches. Tourists and Florentines alike join up in the area between Santo Spirito and San Frediano, connecting the Tuscan soul to the international spirit permeating the city.
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