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Featured Hostels in Milan

Combo Milano
Ripa di Porta Ticinese, 83, Milan
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The price is CA $196 per night

Located in Navigli, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of IULM University and Porta Ticinese. Bocconi University and Santa Maria delle Grazie are also within ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

"Good hostel, much better than big brands — still clean because it’s new maybe"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 2, 2020

Combo Milano
Babila Hostel & Bistrot
Via Conservatorio, 2a, Milan
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The price is CA $75 per night

Located in Milan Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory, University of Milan and Palazzo Reale. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (180 reviews)
Great experience!

"Amazing, great location, nice free breakfast!!! The crew is fantastic!!! Real deal to stay here!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 1, 2020

Babila Hostel & Bistrot
Ostello Bello
Via Medici 4, Milan
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Located in Milan Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Columns of San Lorenzo and Chiesa Santa Maria Presso di San Satiro. Piazza del Duomo and Galleria ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (140 reviews)

"Really good, central location, nice terraces. Good soundproofing in the private rooms (you can sleep even with the bar being noisy). Although Milan is expensive overall, I'm not sure I wouldn't stay in a proper hotel next time for just a bit more - also considering the breakfast which was far from ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 16, 2019

Ostello Bello
Ostello Bello Grande
Via Lepetit 33, Milan, Lombardy
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Located in Central Station, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Corso Buenos Aires, Piazzale Loreto and Piazza della Repubblica. Porta Venezia and Corso ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (427 reviews)

"Excellent location. Close to public transportation. Very clean place to stay."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 28, 2020

Ostello Bello Grande
New Generation Hostel Città Studi
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Located in Citta Studi, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Istituto Besta and Politecnico di Milano. Corso Buenos Aires and Piazzale Loreto are also within ...

3.6/5Good! (26 reviews)

"It's a dirty place. Lorenzo, a guy in his 50's, was very rude with us for no apparent reason. I asked him to an extension and he told me that the hostel was full At the same time I looked in the internet and the same hostel had like 5 places available. I showed him and he didn't know what to say. ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 20, 2019

New Generation Hostel Città Studi
Gogol'Ostello & Caftè Letterario - Hostel
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Situated in the entertainment district, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Vittore Buzzi Children's Hospital and Milan Convention Centre. Arco della Pace ...

4/5Very Good! (32 reviews)
Nice hotel

"The enviroment's hotel is diferent and nice. The hotel is next to public transpost stops and the staff is friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 13, 2018

Gogol'Ostello & Caftè Letterario - Hostel
Ostello California - Hostel
Via Lambrate 18, Milan, MI
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The price is CA $11 per night

Located in Casoretto, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Viale Monza, Piazzale Loreto and Corso Buenos Aires. Politecnico di Milano and Porta Venezia ...

2.2/5 (313 reviews)
Very good as value of money

"The location is good , friendly staff , hotel is clean however is very hot inside and no AC only fans are inside the room which was very hot"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 10, 2019

Ostello California - Hostel
Ostello Aig Piero Rotta
Via Martino Bassi 2 (pedonale), Via Salmoiraghi, angolo via Calliano, Milan
The price is CA $70 per night

Located in QT8, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fiera Milano City and Milan Convention Centre. Santa Maria delle Grazie and Teatro alla Scala are also within ...

3.5/5Good! (59 reviews)

"Place was freezing - no central heating of any type."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 9, 2019

Ostello Aig Piero Rotta
New Generation Hostel Milan Center
Via Renzo Bertoni 3, Milan
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Located in Milan Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Via Montenapoleone Fashion District, Piazza della Repubblica and Pinacoteca di Brera. Teatro ...

3.7/5Good! (50 reviews)
Beware of top bunk beds

"Pros: Close to Metro station, walking 20-30 minutes from Duomo, receptionists are good as far as directions but no authority what so ever. Area is safe at night. Coffee, hot chocolate from machine 50 or 60 cents. Cons- In Spite of e-mailing in advance requesting bottom bed they gave me top bunk bed ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 6, 2020

New Generation Hostel Milan Center
Hostel Colours
Via Privata Desiderio, 24, Milan, MI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $61 per night

Located in Citta Studi, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Viale Monza and Politecnico di Milano. Corso Buenos Aires and Piazzale Loreto are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (222 reviews)

"I liked the price and area wasnt to bad , only thing was peivacy and aharing bathroom with outher not so clean people .But this was my sexond atay and was enjouable"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 17, 2019

Hostel Colours
New Generation Hostel Milan Center Navigli
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Located in Milan Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Porta Ticinese and Bocconi University. Piazza del Duomo and Cathedral of Milan are also within ...

3.8/5Good! (10 reviews)
Good Value and Great Location

"Nice bed and secure lockers, great location"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 14, 2019

New Generation Hostel Milan Center Navigli
Ostelzzz
Via Giorgio Jan 5/a, Milan
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Located in Central Station, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Corso Buenos Aires and Porta Venezia. Piazzale Loreto and Piazza della Repubblica are also ...

4.2/5Excellent! (137 reviews)
Worth it, Value for money!

"Is nice and comfy hostel wich give you nice value for money. In a very nice location that make it accessible with any transport or foot and shops around for all the tastes. Clean enough with practical box-beds. A bit cold during the night but that is fixable. Highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 2, 2020

Ostelzzz
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Other property types in Milan

Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center
Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center
4 out of 5
S.S. 336, Ferno, VA
The price is CA $168 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,766 reviews)

"The property is very nice and clean. It's so convenient because it's right next to terminal 1 and a short bus ride away from terminal 2. It's great that you don't have to hassle with shuttles or taxis before a flight."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 4, 2020

Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center
Bianca Maria Palace Hotel City Center
Bianca Maria Palace Hotel City Center
4 out of 5
Viale Bianca Maria, 4, Milan
The price is CA $149 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (786 reviews)

"This hotel was so luxurious! I loved EVERYTHING!!! Breakfast was phenomenal!"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 2, 2020

Bianca Maria Palace Hotel City Center
Hotel Glam Milano
Hotel Glam Milano
4 out of 5
Piazza Duca D'Aosta 4/6, Milan
The price is CA $806 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (1,807 reviews)

"Excellent location right opposite Milan Central Station which is very handy for those travelling Italy by train. Staff were friendly and helpful. Overall an enjoyable experience."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2020

Hotel Glam Milano
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Milan, one of its 37 hostels might be a great option. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Milan for a lower cost, so you can save more for exploring. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its museums and art galleries.

Hostels in Milan

Ready to book a hostel in town? These options get the highest reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start looking:

Ostello Bello Grande - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Central Station and Caiazzo Station. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers, hair dryers, and desks.

Ostello California - Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Pasteur Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar at this property.

Babila Hostel & Bistrot - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of San Babila Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and lockers.

Hostel Colours - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Milan Lambrate Station. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a bar. Rooms come with showers, hair dryers, and desks.

Ostello Aig Piero Rotta - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of QT8 Station and Lotto Fiera Station. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Milan?

The weather can be important when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 60° F and nighttime temperatures average 32° F
  • April-June: 81° F is the daytime average and 46° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 84° F and nighttime averages are around 56° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 68° F during the day and 33° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 40.43 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Milan?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might appreciate these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Pinacoteca di Brera
  • Castello Sforzesco
  • Teatro alla Scala
Natural Features
  • Sempione Park
  • Orto Botanico di Brera
  • Indro Montanelli Public Gardens
Cultural Attractions
  • Civic Museum of Archaeology
  • Museo del Duomo
  • Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science and Technology

Generally, Milan is known for its:

  • Museums
  • Monuments
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Churches
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Cafés

How to Get to Milan and Around the Area

You can find the nearest airport in Milan (LIN-Linate), 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the city center. An alternative is Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 25.3 mi (40.7 km) away. Once you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. You can access metro transit at Lanza Station, Cairoli Station, and Montenapoleone Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, take a train from Milan Cadorna Nord Station, Milan Porta Garibaldi Station, or Milan Central Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Milan?
If you’re in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Milan, one of its 39 hostels might be a great choice. Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for fun things to do. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and art galleries.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), low prices, and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Milan?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the highest reviews from our guests and might be a good place to start: Babila Hostel & Bistrot - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of San Babila Station. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a restaurant. You’ll find showers, free toiletries, and TVs in all rooms. Ostello California - Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Pasteur Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Gogol’Ostello & Caftè Letterario - Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Gerusalemme Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a bar. You’ll find linens in all rooms. Ostello Bello - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Missori Station and Cordusio Station. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a restaurant. Rooms come with towels, showers, and lockers. Ostello Bello Grande - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Central Station and Caiazzo Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers, hair dryers, and desks.
What's the weather like in Milan?
The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 71°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 41°F. Average annual rainfall for Milan is 39 inches.
What is there to see and do in Milan?
Generally, Milan is known for its museums, monuments, and architecture. Major attractions include Teatro alla Scala, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and Piazza del Duomo. Get out into nature with places like Sempione Park, Indro Montanelli Public Gardens, and Idroscalo di Milano. Cultural attractions include Pinacoteca di Brera, Palazzo Reale, and Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science and Technology.
What's the best way to get around Milan?
You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), located 25.3 mi (40.7 km) away. An alternative is Milan (LIN-Linate), located 4.6 mi (7.4 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transit to get around. You can take advantage of metro transit at Lanza Station, Cairoli Station, and Montenapoleone Station. To check out more of the area, hop on a train at Milan Cadorna Nord Station, Milan Porta Garibaldi Station, or Milan Central Station.

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