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79 out of 100

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Hostel Santa Monaca

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7.3

Fair (2,299 ratings)

Florence, United States - 

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Nearby Pitti Palace

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630 m Ponte Vecchio

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910 m Uffizi Gallery

Hotel Overview

Hostel Santa Monica in Florence has garnered mixed reviews from its visitors. Below are the key highlights and downsides as expressed by guests.

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Hotel highlights

  1. Central Location: Guests appreciate its proximity to major attractions, making sightseeing convenient.
  2. Helpful Staff: The staff's willingness to assist and provide information was frequently praised.
  3. Affordable Prices: The hostel is noted for its competitive pricing, offering good value for budget travelers.
  4. Cleanliness: Many reviewers mentioned the hostel's cleanliness, highlighting the effort in maintaining the facility.
  5. Atmosphere: The friendly and social atmosphere of the hostel made it easy for solo travelers to meet other guests.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noisy Environment: Several guests complained about noise from both inside and outside the hostel, affecting their sleep quality.
  2. Room Sizes: Some visitors found the rooms to be smaller than expected, which impacted their comfort.
  3. Limited Amenities: The lack of certain amenities was noted, which some guests felt could improve their stay significantly.
  4. Occasional Maintenance Issues: A few reviews mentioned maintenance problems within the rooms that needed addressing.
  5. Wi-Fi Connectivity: Problems with Wi-Fi connectivity were a common concern among guests, affecting their overall experience.

Amenities

Microwave

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Free WiFi

Laundry

Laundry

Housekeeping

Business services

Business services

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired internet

No onsite parking available

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Score icon7.3

RateScore

Total 2,299 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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7.3

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8.0

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booking

2,264 Reviews

7.3 / 10

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expedia

35 Reviews

8.0 / 10

Hotel Quality

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The quality chart is based on how hotel ratings changed over time.

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 13

WiFi Quality

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Upload, Mbps

Ping, ms

Idle

18

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126

Upload

60

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Pitti Palace

Nearby

Ponte Vecchio

630 m

Uffizi Gallery

910 m

Historic Center

Nearby

Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

1.12 km

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Getting around

Unità Tram Stop

840 m

Florence (ZMS-Santa Maria Novella Train Station)

1.05 km

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Airports Nearby

Florence Airport, Peretola (FLR)

13 km

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Restaurants

L'OV Osteria Vegetariana

140 m

Archea Brewery

140 m

Sbrino

Nearby

Piazza Del Carmine

140 m

O'Munaciello

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

80 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

50 out of 100

Risky

Florence safety index

Safety

Crime

79

Overall Safety Index

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An average rating of the six safety categories

79 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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73

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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80

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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66

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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81

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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74

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

40

Overall Crime index

Low

An average rating of the crime categories

40 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

48

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Mugging or robbery  41/100

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Car theft  27/100

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Car break-ins  43/100

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Home break-ins  40/100

Violent crime severity

Low

31

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Physical attacks  38/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  23/100

Other crime severity

Low

40

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Insult or harassment in public  35/100

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Corruption or bribery  46/100

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Drug problem  52/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.2 - $1.2

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Coffee

$1.2 - $2

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Beer 0.5L

$1 - $2.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$10 - $25

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$1.7 - $2

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.9 - $2

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$60 - $90

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$5 - $10

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McMeal at McDonalds

$10 - $11

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$2.5 - $4

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Public transport, monthly pass

$35 - $40

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.7 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$9 - $15

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$50 - $90

Weather In Florence

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Precipitation In Florence

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.515

PM1022

49

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Light

Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 14:00

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Check out until 10:30

Children welcome

No pets

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