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OstellOlinda

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Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good27%
  • Average27%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
  • Jan 9, 2018
    “Calm down...”
  • Oct 18, 2016
    “acceptable but the building was very old”
Via Ippocrate 45, 20161 Milan Italy See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

For a short week I stayed at this hostel, located in the grounds of a former psychiatric institute, in the northern Milano suburb of Affori (though the compound still seems to function as some kind of hospital or hospice). This hostel has some semi-permanent and...More

Thank Lee J
Response from Ostello O, Direttore at OstellOlindaResponded January 12, 2018

Thank you Lee for your kind review! We wish you all the best and look forward to hosting you once again soon.

Reviewed October 18, 2016

The hostel was not bad and acceptable but the building was very old . I was rent it by 29 € for single bedroom with sheering bathroom and toilet .But the WiFi and the breakfast all of them was really bad especially the WiFi was...More

Thank Hamoud A
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Me and girlfriend stayed at the hostel for 4 days in July. Pros: The staff were helpful and spoke very good English. Everywhere was very clean. We were given lockers and keys for the outside gate to allow us to come and go whenever we...More

1  Thank Joe C
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Not a good neighborhood. Trash after saturday market on the street. Welcoming and helping people in the reception. Could not sleep because of a ceremony in the garden (it was still going on when we left in the morning).

Thank Zinat F
Reviewed April 18, 2016

While visiting milan with our school, they booked us rooms at ostellolinda. It certainly wouldn't have been my choice when booking a stay in Milan, and after reading previous reviews I was scared of staying here. It was however, not that bad at all. The...More

2  Thank anoukvdt
Response from OstellOlinda, Direttore at OstellOlindaResponded April 20, 2016

Thank you so much for your review. We are happy you had a good time at OstellOlinda and appreciated our social purpose, which has a great importance in the we do. Hope to see you again in Milan. All the best

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Would you fancy sleeping in a park? Why not booking a hostel plunged in a lush green park and, maybe, having dinner a la carte at Jodok restaurant that suggests Italian dishes such as marinated anchovies, lamb More ragout tagliolini, steak tartare, strawberry cheesecake... After dinner...Theatre shows! In June and July from Tuesdays to Sundays "Da Vicino Nessuno e normale" festival offers a review of the best Italian theatre productions: Teatro la Fortezza, Societas Raffaello Sanzio, le Albe... All this in one square mile! Strolling along alleys lit beautifully by garlands of lamps under linden trees, sycamores, centennial oaks... All this is Olinda! But that is not all... Come and meet Maria and Andrea who live all year round at the OstellOlinda and who share their life experiences with backpackers, tourists and actors. This is what we mean by an integrated hostel. A mix of different experiences. Actors, clowns, university students and teachers, adventurous backpackers, refugees and immigrants mingle themselves with persons who have been living in the past in psychiatric structures and who have a deep understanding of life and who gladly share their sympathy (for free!) You can also meet Roberto, Giovanni, Eva, Alessandra, Barbara and Davide of the reception or Pino and Marco of the housekeeping staff, all satisfied workers of "La Fabbrica di Olinda" a social firm that, from 1999 develops production activities and social economic structures to find employement for fragile and disadvantaged people. Besides, every Thursday you can enjoy an excellent aperitif with high quality live music with JODOK STORIES. You can find too a countryside corner in the city wandering about the urban vegetable gardens located in the park; among hens, chickens, rabbits and luxuriant medicinal plants at IL GIARDINO DEGLI AROMI. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
$27 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Italy > Lombardy > Milan
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
$27 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Italy > Lombardy > Milan
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"It doesn't matter. the rooms are all empty in August you'll be alone no matter what you choose."
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Aug 23, 2012
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