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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Cancellation or changment must be comunicated 1 week prior the arrival of the group.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Santa Monaca is one of the oldest and historical hostel in Florence. What make Santa Monaca recommendable is the amazing staff that run the place, the great central location in the traditional Santo Spirito quarter. For real backpackers who enjoy simplicity and history combined together this is the perfect place. Built in a Church frame this was an ex convent, you may be lucky and attend at one of the music event run in the annexed ex-church. Also what make this place special are Ida and Giuliano who are always trying to help every customer making you feel at home.

Property Description

The santa monaca hostel has been running for 40 years, the service, price, hospitable atmosphere, and the young dynamic management all make s. 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 s. 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 only by e-mail or fax at least 48H before the day of arrival (by 12 am 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 6 a.m. And 2 a.m.
Rooms are available at 1.30 pm.
For arrivals prior to 1.30 pm it's possible to use luggage room, kitchen and common room.
Bathrooms are closed between 11.30 am and 1.30 pm for cleaning. Available at the reception
Check-out is at 10.30 am

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.2

  • Security 8.5

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 8.5

  • Atmosphere 7.5

  • Cleanliness 7.9

  • Facilities 7.5


Latest Reviews

  • 9.1

    Superb

    05 Jan 2019
    This was a wonderful place to stay. If you are looking for the basics in backpacking across Europe, this is a great place. The bathrooms are clean and the accessibility to the city is great! But just be warned, if you are looking for a cushy stay, this isn’t it. I shared the 22 bed room and there are lots of noises. I am a heavy sleeper, so I did fine. Overall, great place!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    02 Jan 2019
    A very established hostel where you could get most of the facilities you would expect in a hostel
    Malaysia, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    29 Dec 2018
    This hostel was fine, but some more privacy for the beds and individual chargers and reading lights would have been ideal.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 6.3

    Good

    25 Dec 2018
    The overall experience was not so bad, my room smelled bad, the common area is not so inviting closed space with no windows closes after 2 am. Staff were friendly and common bathrooms were clean all the time.
    Lebanon, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Curfew
  • Taxes Not Included

Hostel Santa Monaca says

Santa Monaca is one of the oldest and historical hostel in Florence. What make Santa Monaca recommendable is the amazing staff that run the place, the great central location in the traditional Santo Spirito quarter. For real backpackers who enjoy simplicity and history combined together this is the perfect place. Built in a Church frame this was an ex convent, you may be lucky and attend at one of the music event run in the annexed ex-church. Also what make this place special are Ida and Giuliano who are always trying to help every customer making you feel at home.

Things to Note

ATTENTION PLEASE!
Starting from the 1st of July 2011 the Florence CITY TAX is not INCLUDED in the price of your bed
its payable directly in cash at the reception during check-in.

The reservation can be cancelled
or changed only by e-mail or fax at least 48H before the day of arrival (by 12 am)
After that time limit the cost of the first night will be charged on the credit card for NO-SHOW.
After that time the reservation will be completely cancelled and the cost of the first night will be charged on the credit card for NO-SHOW.

Check-in can be done between 6 a.m. And 2 a.m.
Rooms are available at 1.30 pm.
For arrivals prior to 1.30 pm it's possible to use luggage room, kitchen and common room.
Dormitory rooms are closed between 10:30 am and 1:30 pm for cleaning.
Check-out is at 10.30 am

Please note:
Starting from the 1st of January 2018 the CITY TAX in Florence is going to be increased and it's not INCLUDED in the price of your bed.
The amount will be 2,00 EURO PER PERSON PER NIGHT instead of 1,50 EURO.
Payable directly in cash at the reception during check-in.

***A passport or ID for European Union Citizens is necessary for check in. Residents of the city of Florence and it’s Provinces are not permitted to stay in the Hostel.***


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