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Reviews of Minas hostel

Hostel | Via P. Calvi, 18, Milan, Italy 20129

73.8% Overall Rating

104 out of 116 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (07/01/2014)

"The location is excellent: frequent direct bus to Central Station and Linate airport, buses and trams to city centre, but you can also walk there. The staff was very helpful, even though a few misunderstandings occurred…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Fax
  • Wake-up calls
  • Café
  • Internet access in public areas

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73.8%

Overall Rating

104 out of 116 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Minas hostel'

Atmosphere
69.6%
Location
83.2%
Facilities
61.6%
Cleanliness
69.6%
Staff
84.0%
Value
72.0%
Safety
76.8%
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94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Martin Tapia

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

07 August 2013 Martin would recommend this property

Liked: Todo muy bien, tranquilo, se llega caminando facilmente al centro, hay supermercados cerca, recomendable! El staff muy bueno!

Disliked: Martin left no negative feedback.

22.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

02 August 2013

Liked: Absolutely nothing!!

Disliked: Everything..Room very bad for summer nights in a place full of mosquitos without towels,air-conditioning (only a useless fan) and dirty beds..

48.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

30 July 2013

Liked: The hotel was fairly close to everything; train station was only a bus ride away, supermarkets and restaurants were within walking distance.

Disliked: There were only two bathrooms, one of which was not kept very clean. Drain kept on clogging and only got worse. Air conditioning would have been nice since Milan was extremely hot and humid during the length of our stay. Also, extra charge for linen (not including towels) seemed strange. You would think you are paying for linens on your bed when you book at a hotel...

42.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

28 July 2013

Liked: It is central but easy to go city centre. There are cafes near the hostel for breakfast.

Disliked: Noisy. The stuff listen to music at midnight. First night was cold. I told the stutff then he open the heating. Bathroom is not comfortable. There is no shelf to the put your shampoo, etc. Shower is out of order. Water is sometimes very hot and suddenley very cold. There are two bathroom and WC. It is not enough especially in the morning. You have to wait a long time.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

George Graley

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 July 2013 George would recommend this property

Liked: It was quite peaceful during my stay and the people running the place were fine. Though very basic, there was some means of heating one's food.

Disliked: I was worried on arrival, as the gate was locked, no answer to bell or info but fortuntely, they responded at 2pm. Ventilation in the corridor and big bathroom was no-existent and lighting was poor there too.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel was well located, it was very easy to get into the centre of Milan.

Disliked: No social area. If you are travelling along and want to meet people, it's not the place for you.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

22 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very kind and helpful staff, big bathroom

Disliked: Tiny rooms

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

17 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Twin room was cheap

Disliked: No signs outside to let you know you are in the right place. It's a bit confusing when there is a dance school sign instead.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

17 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice place walking distance from the center, supermarket nearby and staff spoke English as well as Italian.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Mrugakshee Palwe

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

16 July 2013 Mrugakshee would recommend this property

Liked: The bed was comfortable and the room was really cozy. The staff was super helpful and friendly. Very close to a bus stop so you will be able to reach the city but walking is an option too! Not too far from the Duomo and really close to the supermarket!

Disliked: The kitchen didn't have a stove so cooking a meal might be difficult. That's all!

62.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Kathryn Dwyer

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

16 July 2013 Kathryn would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, clean room, got upgraded to a private room at no extra price, although we had to share a bed

Disliked: Out of the way, quite hard to find, no real atmosphere- didn't actually see one other person staying there!

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

15 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: really nice place close to the center. Idealy for one night staying. Rooms are big and clean.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Took my credit card. Booked a 4 or 6 bed room, they gave me a nice 2 bed room. Had cold drinks for sale in reception. Good after a night out. Safe location. Excepted my credit card. Super friendly staff and night staff,

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Sarah Sharp

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

10 July 2013 Sarah would recommend this property

Liked: Really close to the centre

Disliked: lack of kitchen and common area facilities

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

25 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location and staff were super nice. New place that deserves a visit.

Disliked: It is a little hard to find down a residential street but worth the effort in the end

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This was a very small hostel and quiet. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

Disliked: I thought I was getting a 6 person mixed room but I ended up in a two person room with a male (I am female). Not a dislike for me though as we got along well. It appears all bedrooms are like this.

The property's response is...

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Thomas Ng

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

21 June 2013 Thomas would recommend this property

Liked: Beds were comfortable, rooms were spacious. Location is in a quiet area of the city, but a reasonable walk to the Duomo and livelier areas of the city.

Disliked: Staff doesn't speak much English. Also, there really isn't anything beyond a microwave if you want to escape expensive Milan prices.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

20 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great hospitality and the staff were very attentive to our needs. Good location as supermarkets, Cafes and restaurants were easily accessible.

Disliked: There was no air conditioning so the rooms were hot especially since we were there during summer.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

17 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The room's nice&clean and the staff is really helpful.

Disliked: The direction to hostel isn't clear enough, we have to ask people many times to get there and the hostel sign in the gate is too small, the wifi couldn't reach our room.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture

16 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very good location (althought on Thursdays there is a market on the street :), the staff very nice.

Disliked: They don't have water boiler - if you don't take your own heater, you won't drink your ow tea or coffee :)

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Christian Haack

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

15 June 2013

Liked: .

Disliked: Cobran 2€ extras por sábanas.

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Nan Wu

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

12 June 2013 Nan would recommend this property

Liked: The staffs there are very kind and helpful there. They even would provide wake-up service if you need to wake up early. I had a great experience there. If you want to save for money, that is definitely good choice.

Disliked: NA

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Tegan Bradley

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

10 June 2013 Tegan would recommend this property

Liked: Really friendly staff! Secure entrance so we felt really safe. Fantastic value for money.

Disliked: Nothing.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

YU-SHENG LIN

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

06 June 2013 YU-SHENG would recommend this property

Liked: very friendly staff,clean,老闆人很好喔

Disliked: YU-SHENG left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Quentin Montalto

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Visiting friends or family

31 May 2013 Quentin would recommend this property

Liked: Owner's wife was very friendly!

Disliked: Small rooms, only one of the bathrooms worked for 5 rooms full of people.


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