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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

It's midsummer and there is no air conditioning. It is somehow hotter inside than outside especially at night. It's impossible to sleep. The men's bathrooms are disgusting and the wifi is basically nonexistent. Worst hostel I've visited.

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Luneburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Overall, the hostel is in a nice location and the facilities are okay too. It has a sitting area with tables, you can do some basic cooking and laundry. -however, the rooms get awfully hot and there is no air conditioning. If you want to sleep at all, do not book this hostel! Talked to other travelers and they all...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I liked this hostel, it's worth your money. It's a 10 - 15 minute walk to the city centre and Piazzale Michelangelo, there's a good kitchen and dining area. The building is old fashioned so the stairs are narrow but that can't be helped. However I had a pretty poor night's sleep as the second storey room I was in...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

It is clean and the rooms have 6 beds in them. It is a mile walk from the main train station. It is in a good location and has a number of good places to eat nearby. The staff is friendly and was helpful in getting information on visiting the Chiant/Tuscany region.

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Grenoble, France
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Pros: It is in a good location, not so far away from the center (around 15 min walk tops). The rooms are big, and there are lockers, as well as a kitchen and fridge to store your food. Plus there is a supermarket next door from the hostel. Cons: The dorm I was in was really big and thus there...

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Saint-Étienne, Rhone-Alpes, France
Reviewed 8 May 2015

The hostel closed between 10am and 2pm which was annoying. The stair were narrow and small so it was difficult with luggage. There wasn't a great atmosphere either unfortunately. I felt unsafe in the bunk beds. I had to use a plastic stool to get to the top bunk which didn't have railings. There was only one main light in...

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Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for one night, and I was able to book it the evening of. They were cheap, but the beds were good as well as the bathrooms. Towels and sheets were free! The location is good, 5 minute walk at most from the famous bridge and fairly easy to find. I definitely recommend it!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 6 October 2014

I was only staying 1 night but had no problems. Clean, not dirty, but not the cleanest ever. Rooms are very basic and entire place just kind of feels older and could use a cosmetic renovation. Again nothing bad, just not special. Hostel was quiet and everyone was nice. No real complaints from me, especially considering the low price. Great...

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london
Reviewed 28 September 2014

The hostel needs a coat of paint. We did not really use the facilities so cannot comment on them. The room was very hot and only had one plug socket which was annoying when needing to charge electronic items - this was also turned off during the day and therefore you could not leave something charging. Overall though it was...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This hostel is quite large, with a lot of narrow stairs (so not ideal if you've got a lot of heavy suitcases). But it's quite cozy. I stayed here with a friend, and we got a 6 bed female dormroom. There was quite a bit of dust underneath the beds and on top of the lockers (bring your own lock!),...

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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
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
Price Range: €18 - €41 (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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“centrally located”
 of 5 bubbles binchi, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Have breakfast from Conad store beside the hotel and listen to the concert within the hostel premises every alternate day”
 of 5 bubbles bomadg, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“location is good”
 of 5 bubbles alejandrag525, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
“One window in the four bed dorms.”
 of 5 bubbles 644domm, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Book early even when doing online booking. Private rooms probably best if a couple. Lots and lots of stairs so request lower floors if needed prior to arriving.”
 of 5 bubbles MOETX12, 30 Jul 2014 | Read review
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