OK good points first. The hotel was kept clean and the staff were friendly and helpful on the whole. The room was very basic but was clean and I suppose in a one star hotel you get what you pay for. In terms of location, the hotel was a 5 or 10 minute walk from the Metro station which allows you to access pretty much the whole of Milan for a very cheap price.
No so good points - 1) The shower is smack bang in the middle of the room in full view of everyone! This would be fair enough in a double or single room but for four girls sharing a room we're hardly going to want to take a shower in front of each other are we? Therefore when one of us was showering the rest of us had to wait outside the room or we could use the shower in the hotel bathroom that all the other guests were probably using too. All rooms in the hotel had showers in full view in the middle of them like ours
2) The hotel closes at 1.30am so if you want to be out at night you can't stay out past 1.30 or you'll be locked out.
3) Paper thin walls. One night our neighours banged on our walls because we were talking after coming home from one of the bars. We weren't even raising our voices!
4) Middle of a busy road so the noise of the constant traffic keeps you awake most of the night anyway.
Overall not a good hotel for young people to stay in if they're looking to have a good time in Milan although I am aware we were getting what we paid for.
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