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Chiostro delle Monache Hostel

Via del Teatro, Borgo San Lazzero - Loc San Girolamo, Volterra, Italy

Not so far from the attractive Etruscan walls , The Chiostro delle Monache is an ancient Franciscan convent, that was built together with the Church of San Girolamo in 1445 a.C. by the municipality and then assigned to the Franciscan order. Restored as a Hostel, The Chiostro delle Monache offers now some agreeably furnished private rooms, all with private bathroom and shower, and facilities, that you can find in higher hotels. We propose a new idea of Hostel, closer to a low cost Hotel. Read more

86% Overall Rating 9 out of 11 customers would recommend this property based on 11 reviews

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 80%

Location 74%

Safety 94%

Staff 94%

Value 90%

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Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Adaptors
  • Bar APM-96
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 20:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Non Smoking
  • Pet Friendly"
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Volterra?

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Not so far from the attractive Etruscan walls , The Chiostro delle Monache is an ancient Franciscan convent, that was built together with the Church of San Girolamo in 1445 a.C. by the municipality and then assigned to the Franciscan order. Restored as a Hostel, The Chiostro delle Monache offers now some agreeably furnished private rooms, all with private bathroom and shower, and facilities, that you can find in higher hotels. We propose a new idea of Hostel, closer to a low cost Hotel. Read more

Shared Rooms

Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Basic Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 5 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 5

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 5 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 5

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 6 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Chiostro delle Monache

Chiostro delle Monachel is characterized in a particular model, due to its wonderful internal Cloister, based on the designs of Michelazzo (sculptor and architect of Donatello workshop).
The history of the church and its convent
Ostello- Chiostro delle Monache Volterra

Inside the Church of San Girolamo of the XV century and in its chapels on the side of the Portico, there are considerable works, among which the terracotta of Giovanni Della Robbia, on which one can read ‘Questa tavola a fatto fare Michelangelo di Niccolajo Ceregli. MCCCCC’. There exists also another beautiful plate of Robbia and the welcoming Annunciation of Benvenuto Di Giovanni in the adjacent Convent.

Inside the Chiostro delle Monache there are a bar, a tv room, reading room. If you want to enjoy the quietness of this facility, you can sit or walk in our beautiful cloister, far from the chaos of the big cities and from the everyday life. In the summer you can have your breakfast there or as always in the marvelous frescoed entertainment hall, where, by reservation, also lunches, dinners, business meetings, exhibitions and ceremonies can be prepared. WIFI FREE

Accommodation Information

In Chiostro delle Monache there are 23 rooms, all with private bathroom and shower, dryer by request at the desk, central heating. Well furnished, respecting the architecture of the ancient building, but at the same time with all the comforts a relaxing holidays needs.
The bedrooms are available in different typologies, as doubles, triples, quadruples, doubles for single use and multiples, ideal for families and groups of friends, but also big dormitories with locked wardrobe and big bathrooms in the rooms. A lot of possibilities for all the people who decide to go on holidays and visit our beautiful region of Tuscany.

We offer wi-fi connection in the whole building.

For children a wide play room i available on the first floor and the a garden inside the cloister.
Just 200 metres far from here, you can have lunch or dinner at the Hotel La Foresteria, at a very special price or in our romantic Restaurant in the historical city center.

Location Information

Volterra is situated in an extraordinary panoramic position between the valleys of Cecina and Era, and it dominates in complete loneliness a waste territory characterized by a multiform and charming landscape.
Only few kilometres, from Cecina river valley to Era river are extended wood areas like Berignone, Monterufoli-Caselli and Montenero forests, that are protected by natural parks. There are a lot of paths you can cover by foot, horse or mountain-bike. They lead in the most magical and evocative points of the forests.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.