We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Hostel Santa Monaca

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
View Map
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

148 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 77: English reviews
Start your review of Hostel Santa Monaca
 Click to rate
A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Beds didn't have lights or plugs, nearest plugs by the door and if the dorm was full there wouldn't be enough for everyone, we didn't have a problem though. Showers sometimes cold. Lockers are a bit stiff and I had trouble now opening mine. Other than this it's a great hostel, nice big common room area making it easy to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I found BEDBUGS (Italian: CIMICI) in beds in two different rooms of this hostel Santa Monaca! They caused me terrible skinproblems!!! Although the staff was friendly in offering me another room and washing my clothes, I found again bedbugs in the new room. The staff had quickly inspected (while I was there) the bed and quickly cleaned, but bedbugs spread...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Eva v
Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This is a very large hostel and we found it quite easy to meet other travellers in the large rooms and common areas! We found it had a really good vibe and we met a lot of nice people. The beds were ok and there were a lot of electrical outlets available in the room. There were lockers in the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank arodger1
Gdansk, Poland
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This hostel in two words: old and neglected. The rooms definitely could look better. They were clean but the furniture - beds & lockers - were old. Plus for nice, clean bathrooms and nice staff. It was relatively cheap but for such a low standard, I’d say still overpriced.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ag K
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The location of the hostel is perfect, approximately 10min. of walking distance from Duomo de Santa Maria. Rooms are clean and sheets are being changed every day. Kitchen is ok, stove is a bit slow to boil the water and is a bit problematic when there are more people cooking. Supermarket is right next to the hostel. In any case,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank binchi
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Pros 1. 15 minutes walk from station 2. good location, just beside a departmental store 3 free wifi and PC 4 Kitchen with free oil n salt. Kitchen is big with all utensils including a toaster and microwave and gas stove/oven 5 Helpful people 6 Good location - walking distance from nearby location 7. Concert every alternate day in a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank bomadg
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

It was a very nice stay, honest price in the center of venice, nice people that work there and a very nice bike rental deal that you should take. Bathrooms working with no greater problems. A nice small balcony between the bildings that some may call terrace. But overall a nice enjoyd stay

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Manuel S
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Santa Monica with a friend for a total of 3 nights. We had read in previous reviews about the lack of air con but found it difficult to find 2 beds in a good location so decided that we would be fine. Yea the room was really hot and sweaty but baiting we couldn't handle. The rooms are...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Abbie Y
Lodz, Poland
Reviewed 20 August 2016

It's a cheap place, so don't expect too much. What I needed was just a bed for the night and shower, so it was OK. There is no AC, so it was quite hot. You get clean sheets, kitchen and bathroom are reasonably clean. Overall, it's a good, cheap hostel.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Joanna L
Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I read reviews on all my hostels but for some reason neglected to see that this one did not have AC. It's pretty warm in Florence in the summer months and in a 16 bed dorm with one window it gets insanely hot. I'm not picky or high maintenance but if I can't sleep because I'm drenched in my own...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank rcarter413

20 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (20)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Florence hotels
Duomo
Academy Hostel
Academy Hostel
#25 of 295 in Florence
366 reviews
San Marco
Hostel Gallo d'Oro
Hostel Gallo d'Oro
#22 of 295 in Florence
174 reviews
Bigallo Hostel
#54 of 295 in Florence
54 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
7 Santi Hostel
#43 of 295 in Florence
461 reviews
Santa Maria Novella
Ciao Hostel
Ciao Hostel
#70 of 295 in Florence
103 reviews
San Marco
Wow Florence Hostel
Wow Florence Hostel
#11 of 295 in Florence
323 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Santo Spirito / San Frediano

Neighbourhood Profile
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.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • 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: $31 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 112
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld so you can book your Hostel Santa Monaca reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hostel Santa Monaca Hotel Florence
Santa Monaca Florence
Santa Monaca Hotel Florence
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hostel Santa Monaca staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Hostel Santa Monaca staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“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
5 of 5