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Hostel Santa Monaca

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Walnut Creek, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read reviews on all my hostels but for some reason neglected to see that this one did not have AC. It's pretty warm in Florence in the summer months and in a 16 bed dorm with one window it gets insanely hot. I'm not picky or high maintenance but if I can't sleep because I'm drenched in my own... More 

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Haemeenlinna, Finland
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place was really simple but also a labyrinth, It wasn't decorative and rooms were more than simple, But its also cheap and you get a bed to sleep in, many services as you can wash your laundry and its close to the city center. Kitchen is a nice plus, its public so you may have to wait your turn. There... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Overall it was alright. The rooms weren't great and the bathroom wasn't stocked with soap or towels. I thought it was okay, though, because the room was cheap. But then the key of another guest broke off in the lock to our room, locking us out of our dorm. The man working that night offered no solution to get into... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

1) It's a hostel 2) The rooms are mixed dorms The service is good, staff quite friendly. The guy at the reception looks like 'will smith'. And thats a plus or me. :D The rooms, linen, and bathroom were clean. The dorm mates we had were friendly too. We had 5 bunk-beds (= 10 beds) in our room, and one... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

My mom and I stayed for one night. It's a nice enough hostel, the staff was very friendly and the room (though full of a lot of people!) was pretty good (dry, beds were alright, clean). The bathrooms were clean too and not too packed. The area is also, just unbeatable. Close to everything. The only down side was the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Stayed in a 18 bed door it didn't smell well there not wonder why but it seemed like it was not clean daily as i saw people check out and their rubbish still hanging around. Has a kitchen which is a plus, the lady a the reception was nice and friendly. Showers and toilets were clean. Lack of atmosphere, there... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is the best hostel I’ve been to in the last 10 years. Why? 1. It’s super cheap. 2. It’s not hospital clean, but it’s clean enough to enjoy sleeping. The sheets are super clean though and super white. It smells a bit damp in general to the building structure, but it feels great to be in such a place... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This hostel a great location, close to all historical places, there are nice restaurants near it. There is a supermarket just next to the hostel. Moreover, the hostel is very clean and they give a towel for free :) Recommend!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

About as average a hostel as you can imagine. Okay rooms, okay bathroom, okay atmosphere. Wifi is pathetic. Like seriously pathetic. The roof terrace is an absolute joke. It's literally big enough for one table and like five people to sit at it and that's a squeeze. Florence is a very walkable city so you'll find getting around the place... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

It was not the best place to stay, very average. Some of the things I like is that there is someone at reception 24/7, they are informative about events and activities however the place does not justify the price. Its extremely hot in summer, and there is very little personal space, there is tooooo many beds per room so it... More 

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Staying in Santo Spirito / San Frediano

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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Hostel Santa Monaca

Address: Via Santa Monaca 6, 50124, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
Price Range: $41 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 112
Also Known As:
Hostel Santa Monaca Hotel Florence
Santa Monaca Florence
Santa Monaca Hotel Florence
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