Affordable and Safe Hostels in Milan for Backpackers and Students

Affordable and Safe Hostels in Milan for Backpackers and Students
Milan is at the financial heart of Italy. It's also the second most populous city in the country and has the largest metropolitan area. Visitors who come to Milan can enjoy excellent shopping, sports, opera, and an interesting nightlife scene. The city is at the heart of Italian fashion and it is a city rich with its own culture and atmosphere.

There are a variety of hostels throughout Milan that offer affordable places to stay for backpackers, students, and solo travelers. If you're looking for a reasonably priced accommodation option, then the hostels below are some of the most popular.
How much do hostels in Milan cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Milan here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.

What are some safe and quiet hostels in Milan?



One of the best hostels in Milan for students and backpackers.

Dorm Bed from $44.27
Private Room from $23.40
Overall Rating: 94%
Via Medici 4, Milan
Ostello Bello is one of the most popular hostels in Milan. It's a favorite among backpackers and students alike and it regularly receives high reviews from the guests staying there. The hostel is conveniently located near the metro, the Duomo, and many of Milan's most famous sights. It's half a kilometer from Duomo Square and is near many popular nightlife and shopping areas.

The hostel is relatively large and is spread out over five floors. The reception area, the bar, and the lounge are all found in the basement and ground floor. This area stays open until 1 am every night. If you want to meet other travelers or just hang out then this is the place to go. The staff here are also great and they work hard to organize all kinds of events for guests. There's live music every Tuesday night and DJs every Wednesday.

The remaining three floors have guest rooms, a shared kitchen, and terraces. The rooms themselves are removed enough from the common area that they stay quiet enough for a good nights sleep. There are private double rooms available as well as six and eight bed dorms. Both female only and co-ed rooms are available.

The hostel has a wide variety of amenities available for guests. There are free welcome drinks, group dinners, free breakfast, and wi-fi throughout the building. There are also three terraces with hammocks and a barbecue and three libraries.

If you're looking for a social and fun hostel where it's easy to meet other guests, then this is the place to stay in Milan.


A great hostel for backpackers, students, and small groups of friends.

Dorm Bed from $43.32
Private Room from $45.23
Overall Rating: 67%
Via Privata P. Cezanne 1, Milan
Atmos Luxe Hostel & Rooms is a fun and comfortable hostel that is located just off of the Naviglio Grande Canal. It's a short walk to Porto Ticinese and San Lorenzo columns and is in a great neighborhood that is fun to explore. Nearby you'll find many great bars and cafes where you can sip cappuccinos or drink a cheap drink during a happy hour. There are also many monuments, museums, and shops in the area. The hostel is also about a fifteen minute walk from the medieval Sforzesco Castle and the Duomo Cathedral. The metro is also nearby.

This is a great option for all types of travelers, whether you're traveling as part of a group, alone, or as a couple. The rooms are individually designed and have a lot of character and charm. The private rooms include twins, doubles, and three bed rooms. There are also dorms that sleep four or five people.

This is a small and friendly hostel. The owners really take pride in making sure your stay is enjoyable and all of the staff members are friendly and helpful. This is a great place to base yourself during your time in Milan.


Private Room from $45.72
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 97%
VIA G.GIACOSA,3, Milan
Hotel Giacosa is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, and cable tv. Wi-fi, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, parking, towels included, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $33.54
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 97%
Via Riccardo Galli, 8, Milan
This terrific hotel offers friendly service and a bar. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Wi-fi, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, parking, internet access, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $24.80
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 96%
Via Nicola Piccinni 25 Milano, Milan
This terrific hotel offers friendly service. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. Wi-fi, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $51.16
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 95%
Via Andrea Pellizzone, 12, Milan
This terrific hotel offers friendly service and a bar. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Luggage storage, 24 hour reception, towels included, internet access, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $39.39
Private Room from $24.33
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 94%
Via Roberto Lepetit, 33, Milan
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, a common room, a games room, board games, and foosball. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a cafe, self-catering facilities, and a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $36.37
Private Room from $45.04
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 94%
Via Lattuada 14, Milan
YellowSquare Milan is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, a nightclub, a common room, a games room, board games, and foosball. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant, a cafe, self-catering facilities, and a microwave. Wi-fi, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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