Ostello Santa Monaca, Florence

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5 Hidden Gemz for Florence (by Hostelgeeks)

5 Hidden Gemz for Florence (by Hostelgeeks)

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The santa monaca hostel has been running for 40 years, the service, price, hospitable atmosphere, and the young dynamic management all make Santa Monaca one of the best known and most popular hostels in Florence.

The hostel is located in an ancient convent of the 15th century in the historical centre of florence in the quarter of Santo Spirito. The main museums and monuments are within a few minutes walking distance, as is the city's main railway station. As this is an independent youth hostel there is no age limit and a YHA card is not required.

Florence City Tax
Starting from the 1st of July 2011, the Florence city tax is not included in the price of your bed. The amount is 2,00 euro per person per night and its payable directly in cash at the reception during check-in.

Hostel facilities and services:
- full guest kitchen available
- free internet access
- free wi-fi internet connection
- free bed linen
- free city maps
- credit cards accepted
- towels and padlocks for free
- historical city centre location
- outdoor terrace
- security guard at night

The reservation can be cancelled or changed directly through Hostelworld.com or by e-mail at least 48 hiours before the day of arrival (by 12am of 2 days before). In any case after that time the cost of the first night will be charged on the credit card for “no-show”.
Check-in can be done between 6am and 2am.
Rooms are available at 1:30pm. For arrivals prior to 1:30pm it's possible to use luggage room, kitchen and common room.
Bathrooms upstairs are closed between 11:30am and 1:30pm for cleaning, but are available downstairs by the reception.
Check-out is at 10:30am.

Location and Contact


• From the main train station you can walk here in 15/20 minutes or simply get bus N 36, 37 or 11, second stop after the bridge.
• By walk, you have to locate Piazza Santa Maria Novella next to the main train station. From there you should walk down to the river ARNO going through Via de Fossi.
• Cross the bridge "CARRAIA" and go stright ahead to the second traffic light (about 200 mt from the bridge) and then turn right into via S. Monaca. We are on number 6.
• Check also for the signs indicating "OSTELLO" after the bridge.



Address: Via Santa Monaca 6, Bellosguardo, Florence (Firenze), Tuscany, Italy

Distance to city center: 1.26 km

Ostello Santa Monaca is listed on the following booking sites:

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Website Ostello Santa Monaca Florence (if you know the URL of their website, let us know and we'll add it)
Phone Number: 39/055/268338 - 2396704
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Facilities and Amenities

Groups (10+ people)

Solo Traveller



Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Bike Rental

Lockers in Lobby

Luggage Storage

24 Hour Security

Air Conditioning

Cable TV

Clothes Dryer

Credit Card Payments

Currency Exchange


Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Meeting/Banquet facilities

Movie Library/Rental

Swimming Pool

Walking Tours

Max. Age: All Ages

Curfew: 02:00 (2 AM)

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 6 AM - 2 AM (06:00-02:00)

Size: Very Large (100+ beds)

Female Dorm Only

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