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Featured Hostels in Milan

Babila Hostel & Bistrot
Via Conservatorio, 2a, Milan
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs6,249 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! (182 reviews)
Great experience!

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

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Babila Hostel & Bistrot
Ostello California - Hostel
Via Lambrate 18, Milan, MI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs550 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 (314 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 10 Jul 2019

Ostello California - Hostel
Ostello Bello Grande
Via Lepetit 33, Milan, Lombardy
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs1,557 per night

Located in Central Station, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Pirelli Tower and Corso Buenos Aires. Piazzale Loreto and Piazza della Repubblica are also ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (428 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Ostello Bello Grande
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 16 Dec 2019

Ostello Bello
Milano Ostello
Viale Monza 38, Milan
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Located in NoLo, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Viale Monza, Piazzale Loreto and Corso Buenos Aires. Politecnico di Milano and Piazza della Repubblica ...

4.1/5Very Good! (25 reviews)

"Affordable, conveniently close to a metro, the bathroom was not too small."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2019

Milano Ostello
Combo Milano
Ripa di Porta Ticinese, 83, Milan
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs10,840 per night

Located in Navigli, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of IULM University and Via Tortona. Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Leonardo da Vinci Museum ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

Combo Milano
Ostello Aig Piero Rotta
Via Martino Bassi 2 (pedonale), Via Salmoiraghi, angolo via Calliano, Milan
The price is Rs4,960 per night

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

3.5/5Good! (59 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 9 Dec 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. Corso ...

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 6 Jan 2020

New Generation Hostel Milan Center
New Generation Hostel Milan Center Navigli
The price is Rs5,952 per night

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 14 Nov 2019

New Generation Hostel Milan Center Navigli
Hightown Hotel
Viale Toscana 12, Milan, Città Metropolitana di Milano
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs3,526 per night

Located in Porta Romana, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Fondazione Prada, Bocconi University and University of Milan. Piazza del Duomo and Cathedral ...

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Mio Hostel
Viale delle Rimembranze di Lambrate 14, Milan, Italy
The price is Rs3,434 per night

Located in Citta Studi, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Istituto Besta and Politecnico di Milano. Corso Buenos Aires and Piazzale Loreto are also within ...

3.7/5Good! (175 reviews)

"It's budget friendly. I love this place. Alot of young people made me young"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2020

Mio Hostel
Hostel Colours
Via Privata Desiderio, 24, Milan, MI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs3,434 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 17 Sep 2019

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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 Rs10,302 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,720 reviews)

"Servizio impeccabile come sempre, cortesia e gentilezza dello staff ammirevole!"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun 2020

Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center
43 Station Hotel
43 Station Hotel
3 out of 5
Via Fabio Filzi 43, Milan
The price is Rs3,740 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)

"Good average hotel very clean really friendly staff good location close to Rome train station 5 blocks about 1/2 mile from coliseum 1 block from main road with many restaurants did not like shower very small no bathtub but it is Europe no restaurant 24 hr but they are open for breakfast would recommend ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

43 Station Hotel
NH Collection Milano President
NH Collection Milano President
5 out of 5
Largo Augusto, 10, Milan, MI
The price is Rs11,733 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (995 reviews)

"No Parmigiano or prociutto crudo at breakfast. Modern, clean, perfect wifi, very helpful and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2020

NH Collection Milano President
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Milan, one of its 31 hostels might be a great option. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodation options 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.

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 16° C and night-time temperatures average 0° C
  • April-June: 27° C is the daytime average and 8° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 29° C and night-time averages are around 13° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 20° C during the day and 1° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 1027 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
  • Teatro alla Scala
  • Castello Sforzesco
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
  • Theatre
  • Shopping
  • Cafes

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 centre. 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 transport during your trip. You can access metro transport 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?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and art galleries.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), low prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Milan?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the highest reviews from our travellers and might be a good place to look first: Ostello Bello - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Missori Station and Cordusio Station. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a restaurant. You’ll find towels, showers and lockers in all rooms. New Generation Hostel Milan Center - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Turati Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, hairdryers and linens. Babila Hostel & Bistrot - Close to public transport, 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 TVs. Ostello Bello Grande - Close to public transport, 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, hairdryers and desks. Ostello California - Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Pasteur Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar and a 24-hour front desk.
What's the seasonal weather in Milan?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 22°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Milan is 998 mm.
What is there to see and do in Milan?
Overall, 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 such as Sempione Park, Indro Montanelli Public Gardens and Idroscalo di Milano. Cultural attractions include Pinacoteca di Brera, Castello Sforzesco and Teatro degli Arcimboldi.
What's the best way to get around Milan?
You can fly into the closest airport in Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), 25.3 mi (40.7 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Milan (LIN-Linate), situated 4.6 mi (7.4 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transport to get around. You can take advantage of metro transport 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 (XNC-Cadorna Train Station) or Milan Porta Garibaldi Station.