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Via Benaco 1, 20139 Milan Italy
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#7 of 675 Specialty lodging in Milan
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Madama Hostel is an intercultural place, a meeting point between Milan and the traveller community. Madama Hostel is 5 minutes walking distance from underground station Lodi. Piazza Duomo, the real city center, is only 4 underground stations away. Madama Hostel offers you spacious and bright rooms and cozy private double rooms. All kind of rooms has private toilets and air conditioning.
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Game room
Evening entertainment
Books, DVDs, music for children
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Paid private parking nearby
Street parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Karaoke
Walking tours
Nightclub / DJ
Taxi service
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Housekeeping
Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Radio
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German and 1 more
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timkraemer2022 wrote a review Nov 2022
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Nice hostel close to a metro station with very friendly staff and good food. When traveling alone, it is difficult to meet new people because there is a normal restaurant Flair most of the time. Bathrooms are clean, dorms…well it’s alright. What I was missing is some kind of visibility barrier for the beds. It was all a little too open and bright as soon as the lights turned on. In general, especially if you’re traveling in a group, it’s a great choice.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Responded 14 Nov 2022
Dear Tim, First of all we want to thank you for your very nice review and kind words, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and our staff. As for the note on socialization, our idea of reserving tables for the guests and proviede colored bracelets at the check in comes right from our will to encourage and involve them in socializing, besides making sure that everybody finds seats from breakfast time to late night or simply for a chat. We really hope to host you again and to make your stay even better, Madama Staff
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mollywood2000 wrote a review Nov 2022
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The Hostel staff were very friendly and helpful. Our train arrived late and they kept the kitchen open for us to get a meal, right as they closed. The atmosphere had a hipster vibe, very artsy and unique. The location is not to far from some tourist attractions if you take the subway.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Response from Madama Hostel, Direttore generale at Madama Hostel & Bistrot
Responded 6 Nov 2022
Dear guest, we're very glad to know that you felt comfortable with us and enjoyed both the hostel and the bistrot! Also, we'd like to thank you for having taken the time to leave us a review! Please feel free to stop by and say hello anytime you'd happen to be in Milan! Cheers, Madama staff
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jguidetti95 wrote a review Oct 2022
Brisbane, Australia1 contribution
Lovely staff were super helpful. The 6 bed female dorm was huge. Comfy beds with curtains and open common room. Really enjoyed the cheap dinner for €7 (wine included, what a steal). Great way to meet other travellers.
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Response from Madama Hostel, Direttore generale at Madama Hostel & Bistrot
Responded 28 Oct 2022
Dear guest, we're very glad to know that you felt comfortable with us and enjoyed both the hostel and the bistrot! Also, we'd like to thank you for having taken the time to leave us such a great review! Please feel free to stop by and say hello anytime you'd happen to be in Milan! Cheers, Madama staff
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willstephleslie89 wrote a review Oct 2022
Charlotte, North Carolina1 contribution
This was my favorite hostel I’ve stayed at so far! Staff were super friendly and the overall vibes were Chefs Kiss. Would recommend for anyone looking for a great location and atmosphere in Milan! 10 out of 10!
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Responded 21 Oct 2022
Dear guest, thank you for your kind words and this fantastic review of yours! We hope to get the possibility to host you soon again. Take care, Madama staff
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mremit108100 wrote a review Oct 2022
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Great atmosphere 👍 Morning playlist just like at home👌 Good wine god cocktail good food 🙏 Thanks to the whole team👏. Maybe one day I'll have to come back on a Saturday!!! 🎤🎶🎵 Single room is queit , good sleeping 😴
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Response from Madama Hostel, Direttore generale at Madama Hostel & Bistrot
Responded 20 Oct 2022
Dear guest, thank you so for your kind words! We're glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to hev you here with us soon! Next time, feel free to suggest something for our playlist! ;) All the best, Madama staff
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Paris S wrote a review Sep 2022
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Its a rip off!! Room looks like 1985 room. No bed curtains. No proper lamp. Only a very bright lamp on bed that you prefer not to have it on cause it wakes everyone up! I got stuck in the shower as the door locked! Other roommates helped me out! Staff are very nice and helpful . Breakfast was absolutely disappointing. Its not a continental one so you can pick what you want. They will get you a plate with your choices BUT juice was warm, small piece of everything and it wasn’t enough for me. Limited choices for breakfast dish. Haven’t seen any breakfast like this before. I was shocked. ABSOLUTELY not worth the money. Its very illogical for what they offer!
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Madama Hostel, Direttore generale at Madama Hostel & Bistrot
Responded 30 Sep 2022
Dear 577pariss, we are very sad to read your revirew, as it looks like you haven't appreciated almost anything of how and what we are. And that's a shame: we put great effort in making the stay of every and each of our guests the greatest and most "Madama" we can. So as for this, hopefully in the future we'll get the possibility to show you our place can be great if lived in the right way, as many of our ex-guests can relate. Now, we feel it's right to give an answer to what you experienced with us. Our rooms, as the whole building in which we are located, are from 1903 and all in Art Déco style, but that doesn't mean we're still in the last century! Our beds have all one may need, from the very reading light you mentioned to the power plug with USB, to the double locker for everyone. What happened with our shower is unfortunate and still very improbable: we had them changed just a bunch of months ago, so it may have been a moment of very ill luck. As for the breakfast, we do offer an "I'm starving" option, which usually fills up any hole one may have in their stomach, but you could also ask for more: we never say no when it's a matter of good breakfast! Now, just to be serene, for any of the obstacles you encountered during your time with us, you could have come to the reception asking for explanations and solutions. In the end, that is extactly why it's open 24/7. It's terribly delusional for us to know all this only know, because we can no more act and do something to make your stay an enjoyable one. But maybe it just wasn't meant to work between us.. who knows? If one day you'll change your mind and desire to try again a warm and loving hostel experience, you know where to find us! In the meantime, be well! We wish you the best, Madama staff
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Au Couillon wrote a review Sep 2022
Neufchateau, Belgium11 contributions
Super charming hostel, the food is good and service even better. It’s simple but sharp at the same time, attention is in the detail, the rooms are super, really nothing to say here except that the bosses are as kind as the personnel working there. Congrats
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 19 Sep 2022
Hey dear, thank you for this beautiful review of yours! We're glad to know you enjoyed our structure and staff. We hope to be able to host you again soon! All the best, Madama staff
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Johan E wrote a review Sep 2022
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It was really beautiful. With art a living plants and you got that aesthetic vibe. The hostel was intertwined with a restaurant and bar which made the place come alive at the evening. It was not far from the central station if you take the metro. They gave me a free drink and free breakfast. The rooms were really spacious and had all that you need. The beds were comfortable and I slept really well. Highly recommend this place!
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Responded 19 Sep 2022
Hi Johan, thank you for your marvelous review! We strive everyday to try and make experiences like yours come true, so we're glad when we know we could do it. Please feel free to come visit us again anytime. Cheers, Madama staff
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Maliq Yaji wrote a review Sep 2022
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When you arrive at the bar/bistro and more than 90% of the guests are locals having a good time, you know you're at a good hostel. This hostel does everything the right way, every detail, the small gestures. Very welcoming, great experience.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Responded 19 Sep 2022
Hey dear, thank you for your kind words, we are so happy to know you enjoyed our staff and service this much! Please feel free to stop by anytime! All the best, Madama staff
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lizzlesizzle wrote a review Mar 2020
Chicago, Illinois1 contribution
I was in Milan for a few days before a business trip and had the pleasure of staying at Madama. Féro and Alessandro were incredibly helpful with all of my questions and gave me great recommendations of things that I should see around the city. The breakfast every morning was simple but just what I needed and the dinner was always tasty. I met a lot of interesting people at the bistro while I was there as well. The shared room was very comfortable and it had plenty of storage and outlets. I was able to use the luggage storage on my last day so I still got to wander around the city for a few hours even after check out. Great neighborhood. Great people. I can't wait to come back to Italy and stay again.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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US$55 - US$199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ItalyLombardyMilanTicinese / Zone 5
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Madama Hostel & Bistrot
Which popular attractions are close to Madama Hostel & Bistrot?
Nearby attractions include Centro della Mozzarella (0.03 km), Fratelli Bonvini Milano (0.3 km), and Centro Commerciale Piazzalodi (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Madama Hostel & Bistrot?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Madama Hostel & Bistrot?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, an additional bathroom, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Madama Hostel & Bistrot?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Madama Hostel & Bistrot?
Yes, free public parking nearby, paid private parking nearby, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Madama Hostel & Bistrot?
Conveniently located restaurants include Nishiki, Pepe Nero, and Le vent du nord.
Are any cleaning services offered at Madama Hostel & Bistrot?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Madama Hostel & Bistrot?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Madama Hostel & Bistrot?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Madama Hostel & Bistrot?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Il Cenacolo (4.0 km), Castello Sforzesco (3.8 km), and Abbazia di Chiaravalle (3.6 km).
Is Madama Hostel & Bistrot accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.