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Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

Ostello santa Monaca was a good stay in Florence. Across the river from the duomo but we liked the walk into the centre. Clean rooms and good bathroom facilities. Wifi was only decent in the reception area. Helpful staff who recommended the best restaurant of my life in the santa spirito Piazza! Decent kitchen facilities that could get a bit...

Thank GH2576
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

The only positives about this place is they had a kitchen available and wifi was also accessible n the rooms. I stayed in the 16bed female room and it was so hot and the fan they provided did almost nothing. Only one outlet near door for everyone to share. Female showers were on another floor on opposite ends of building....

Thank Margret W
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 31 July 2014

The location was very convenient to the center of Florence, just a few blocks from the famous Ponte Vecchio (gold bridge) and a few more from the Uffizi Gallery; a short bus ride to the Central Train Station. It was clean and cozy*, with a wonderful lounge to hangout in and charge my electronics, also a secure room for luggage...

Thank MOETX12
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We are an older couple and normally do not stay in hostels, however, we were meeting our young adult children in Florence for one night and wanted an inexpensive option for six people. Hostel Santa Monaca was the perfect find. It was very clean, had great wi-fi, a washing machine and dryer (which we really needed), and was in an...

Thank Julie B
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Very under-average hostel. Staff were rude and unfriendly and we were expected to make our own beds - this has happened once before during our two months of budget hostel travelling, especially as this hostel is more expensive than many we have stayed in. two of five female showers broken and no soap in toilets. Reccommend showering early morning/late evening...

Thank ct1ftr
Reviewed 28 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Florence for two nights at Hostel Santa Monaca in a 22 bed mixed dorm. The dorm was better than expected, fairly large and had fans that cooled it down at night. It is a 15 minute walk to the main train station, which was great. The staff were always helpful when we asked them for questions. It's...

Thank Thor888
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 27 June 2014

We stayed at this hostel for three nights. Firstly, three nights in Florence is much too much. Second, when we first entered the hostel, it looked deceivingly clean. However, when we reached out bedroom, it was no longer clean. The place has a smell. A weird smell. It is extremely stuffy in the bedrooms. My allergies flared up for my...

Thank Amanda22707
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2014

I stayed here 2 nights, which was fine, but any longer may have been too much. The staff were ok, friendly on arrival, but not too chatty afterwards. The location is very good, though any hostel in the city would be as everything is within walking distance if you have the stamina in your legs. The common /dining area was...

Thank lamesojameso
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

Toilets aren't very clean. Cleanliness in room was alright, but the ceiling fans in the room weren't working(can only turn to speed 1), hence it is terrible to stay there during summer, when temperature in Florence can rise up to 33 degrees.

Thank JinJun
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2014

I stayed a week & loved the location (near santo spirito - delicious restaurants & bars, vintage shops, not so touristy) just across the river. 10 minutes walking to uffizi & ponte vecchio. Goodish kitchen, fridges. Absolutely no plugs in the rooms so you have to sit in the dining room! Can borrow towels. Bathrooms are average & the showers...

Thank Cate R

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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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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: ₹ 1,286 - ₹ 2,978 (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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