Located a few minutes away from the centre of Milan, this is really a bad example of what a hostel is. The location is not the problem since in 15 minutes drive you'll be in Piazza Duomo.
I had never heard of it but it was my only option of reasonable accomodation in Milan since at the time there was a fair and many hotels were fully booked. I regret that I only had this option, but since I didn't knew the hostel, I gave it a try.
You'll be looking for a prominent door with a nice sign that indicate you that this is the place where you'll be staying........but nothing of this. The door is a small door, the size of a normal house. After you find the small door, you smile and ring the small bell that indicate you that its hostel diablo bell. The door opens.......you push it and enter and you find yourself in a block of like flats where residents live. Then you look around and you start laughing and asking yourself whereyou are going. In the corner you can see a small door which is the main entrance. You enter and find the reception, with the receptionist being either a man always dressed with the jacket hood in his head, or otherwise another man which cannot speak English.
To cut the story short, we had a room of 4 beds, with one bed that broke as soon as my friend sat on it, room with no curtains and that everything can be seen from the reception area. In the night, when it's time to sleep, a lot of noise with music and shouting can be heared from the room which doesn't let you sleep. During the day, when normally there'll be some noise, this hotel is quite. Here it seems that things work the opposite way.
And what about the breakfast........you can't imagine. Nothing works, not even the coffee machine, and your option is something from the fridge, but it was almost empty. There was a lot of things which I can mention but it is hard to remember all the special bad things that this hostel can offer.
My best help to people considering staying here is that unless they don't like extreme adventures, their best thing is not to stay here, otherwise they can experience the unexperienced.
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