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Youth Hostel Piero Rotta Reviews

Viale Salmoiraghi, 1, Milan, Italy

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67%

Rating
807 Total Reviews
  • 73%Value For Money
  • 73%Security
  • 66%Location
  • 71%Staff
  • 61%Atmosphere
  • 64%Cleanliness
  • 61%Facilities

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49%

In my opinion a hostel should realise that they are the first impression of a city or even a country. This hostel seems like an old school building in the ugly outskirts of Milano. The staff was not at all helpful. I found out through other guests that there was a free breakfast. Also I had to ask for a map of the city, to me it just seems logical to leave some maps of the city on the counter or at least explain how to get to the city centre.


46%

This place had bo kitchen, kitchen utensils, glasses, forks, or anyrhing like it. Staff was kind of rude but helpful. Washrooms and toilets were out of order, only some of them worked. Out 6 bed form had only one outlet in total so we couldn't charge our electronics. Location was a bit outside the city center but easily accessible with the metro. The overall atmosphere of the hostel was barren and boring. Wouldn't recommend for anything else than the relatively low price.

  • 20th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


71%

Great location, I thought it looked kind of far from the city but it's close to two metro stations (QT8 and Lotto) which makes getting around easy. It's also only a few stops from the World Expo. The dorm was pretty standard, and you get a locker with a lock which was great. The bathrooms were okay, they were large but the doors of a lot of the stalls didn't lock and they were kind of dirty but not disgusting. Also the wifi also didn't work at all. It's cheap though and worth what you pay for.


49%

Door to our room was broken and couldn't be closed/locked. Wifi barely worked, bathrooms were dirty, not close to anything at all in terms of sights. Staff mediocre at best. Large hostel with lots of children. Wouldn't stay here again


29%

Character limit so.. Negative points: - Receptionist (wore a suit, african heritage, chewed gum loudly with his mouth open) rude to all customers and took 1hr to check in bout 12 people (including me and my gf) - My gf got given no locker key (was reassured that the American girls in her room were definitely safe) - Your hostel allows junkies in (male who was staying there physically and verbally assaulted my girlfriend, maybe this is acceptable in Italy?) - Toilets were unclean - No Linen

  • 19th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

Very good


51%

It was very hard to find the hostel, in a very quiet area and the finding the entrance was a nightmare especially at the nights. Charging the phone in room wasn't possible but could do in the reception. The staff in the reception was not bad. Breakfast had the option of cereals, tea/coffee and water only.

  • 12th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


54%

Staffs super nice, but the hostel is not clean, not share places, not rooms and even less toilet. Lots of things broke and not fixed. Too away from the center, but maybe 5 min from the metro. For the price you shouldnt expect anything better maybe.


63%

Cheap and valuable, tho located badly and not safe for car parking


69%

The ratings for the hostel was higher than what the hostel is rated. The ladies bathroom on the second floor only had two out of the three working and one of them was clogged so the dirty water collects a foot deep in the shower,, leaving you only the ledges to stand on(split stance) frankly speaking, for the price no one is complaining about the bed sheets(really clean), or the lack of decoration. It's just a basic upkeep of the property would be nice :) ps: the bed i slept in was really creaky

  • 4th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

All it's been good but the location quite far. There's not enough socket to plug your devices, apart from that I enjoyed!


49%

Can't recommend this place! Rooms are OK but no Power supply! I was forced to charge my PowerBar in the Common room, where it was stolen. Cleaner took the stuff I left in the room (don't know the reason) - could get it back the next day...


66%

The place looks like a hospital, the staff are friendly, except for one guy that was rude. The location is near to a metro station. And bathrooms are a little bit dirty.


60%

The hostel was fine for a big city in Italy. There was a lot of construction going on while I stayed which made it noisy and the bathrooms were temporary so it may have improved. Not walking distance from central Milan but close to metro stop


49%

One of the worst hostels I have been to. I didn't dare to take a shower, it just looked in a bad state. It is under construction, but some things are still unacceptable: The staff didn't bother giving any details on Milan, no map, no info. It is loud as you can hear everyone walking down hallways, the bathrooms are in a very poor state (even under construction, removing graffiti from doors isn't hard), and there is an extreme shortage of plugs


71%

Mancano le prese per la corrente nelle stanze e quelle a disposizione negli spazi comuni sono poche, si potrebbe utilizzare qualche ciabatta. Nel bagno il distributore di sapone liquido era rotto, così come la TV nello spazio comune. Per il resto, un buon ostello con un'ottima qualità prezzo. Anche la colazione inclusa era discreta.

  • 30th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


63%

Good place to stay for just one night

  • 30th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ukraine
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


71%

Fine except the bathrooms were dirty and full of water and the doors to my room were hard to open and sounded like they woke everyone up on the floor when I'd come in late. But a good place to be.


51%

Power in the dorm rooms or usb port for charging phones over night. Or perhaps power for charging phones in lockers Perhaps install a pool table or football table to promote social interaction with the guests.

  • 28th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


54%

This hostel looked like it used to be a school... facilities were pretty gross, and it was far. But the price was right and there was a bed


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