Siena Hostel Reviews
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If the breakfast would include salumi (cheese, ham of siena) I would rate this hostel 100%.
Stayed in a double room. Very clean and safe. Staff very kind and helpful. Location far from historical center but in the way to the countryside, which is the best part of siena. Good bikes 8 euros VERY IMPORTANT TIP: If you want to go to the country side (Monteriggioni) by bicicle, Good! There you will see the best landscapes ever! BUT, unless you are an professional athlete, there is no way to come back cicling. It's 12 km up and down hills. Get the train back in Castellina Scalo w/ bikes.
Everything is good except the location. Anyway it is not a big deal for one-day tour.
Breakfast was great, and there were lots of people to meet a chat with. Common areas were nice, and there was generally a good vibe about the hostel, despite it being a little way out of the centre. Only small problems were that a lot of noise from the common area carried into our dorm on the top floor, and that I never managed to get any hot water for my shower.
I had a great time at the hostel, but I definitely got more than lost on my way there! Once I got there, the staff was beyond friendly and the facilities were perfect.
I stayed at Siena hostel for one night. The location is not perfect, as it is a long walk into the city center, but the hostel itself was absolutely okay. Free wifi comes in as a big plus! :)
The Siena Hostel is probably the best hostel i have ever been to. Super friendly and helpful staff, nice rooms and facilities! They serve super delicious and cheap food and breakfast is included, I really can't say anything negative!
Great hostel! It was quite the walk, 30 minutes starting at the railway station, but there were busses you could take as well, which I didn't since I was trying to spend as little money as possible on transportation. The atmosphere was great, it was nice and clean, and, breakfast was included, really nice:)
The only downside to this hostel is that it's about a 40 minute walk from the city center (which is fine if you don't mind walking and exploring a city). They also offer occasional shuttles to the center. The staff is incredibly friendly. They're very organized, knowledgeable and do a great job at keeping the hostel clean and tidy. Being that this is the only hostel in the city, you're destined to meet some great people because almost every young tourist seems to stay here.
Staff was very friendly, funny, and accommodating. Everything was very clean, breakfast was great. The breakfast ends at 10 but don't worry the loud construction will wake you up at 7 so no alarm needed. Great outside terrace with tables, ping pong, and board games. Great bikes to rent (can recommend the ride to Monteriggioni). For the love of god change the directions, you don't even say where to get off. If you're taking the 4, you get off at via florentina but no stops announced on bus.
Stayed in the 8 bed female dormitory, was very spacious and had easy access to a connected bathroom. The staff was very friendly and I met many nice people. The only downside was that the location was far away from the city center and I had trouble finding it at night. I would suggest getting on bus # 4, 35, or 36, which you take by getting off the bus or train station and heading across the street and taking the escalators all the way up. Make sure you ask the driver for a ticket.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 18-24
- (1 review)
I'm not a big fan of big hostels. This is a huge building with lots of rooms that they rent. It's a nice building tho, looks clean and new. The rooms were quite small, but that's alright. They should extend the plugs closer to beds to charge phones, etc. The staff was very friendly, speaking English and Spanish, cool thing always. Because the hostel is so big you don't get to socialize much, but I guess that's just a personal opinion.
Staff is very very kind. You should order a cold dish for dinner. 5 € for a nice plate and a glace of wine, excellent! Place is clean and simple. Big shortcoming is that the place and rooms are very noisy ... there is a lot of echo in the whole building.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
- (1 review)
Great staff and nice facilities... Really enjoyed our stay and would stay here again!
Excellent breakfast - so nice to have real croissants for once, nice comfy beds, enjoyed the bike route into the countryside to montereggioni. Felt service was not totally personal and staff did no always e member who you were but that could be because there were so many people staying and the staff changed round often
This hostel was lovely! It's 2km outside of town, but you can walk it in about 20 minutes. It's a nice location away from the hustle and bustle of the city, which makes it nice. The bikes for rent were lovely and a great way to get around! Staff was very friendly and helpful.
By far the best hostel I stayed at during my time in Italy. Friendly staff, super clean, amazing breakfast. Will definitely stay again.
This was a nice hostel, but very much a hostel. We stayed during the days before and after the Palio and it was very busy - this was a plus and a minus. Overall the staff was excellent, very accommodating and spoke quite a few languages. They clearly knew their policies and could anticipate problems for the guests. Unfortunately there was an occasional smell of sewage and the bathrooms were not always the cleanest. They gavw linens but no bath towels - plan accordingly!
Really good hostel included a real breakfast on the morning! This is not in the city center but there is many buses going to the center just in front of the hostel and in just 5 minutes. and the bus to go to Firenze is at 3 minutes by foot.