Our Favorite Hotels in Milan


Why are these our favorites? Because they are affordable, charming, well-managed, and always at safe, convenient locations in the center of town. We have carefully hand-picked many of these lodgings from the overwhelming number of options available on our partner site, Booking.com. Our choices are based on many factors, starting with location and high marks from a majority of guests. Just click on the region name or city name or hotel name to browse our suggested listings.

Hotel Teco

Historic Residence - 2-night minimum stay

Just off Milan's exclusive shopping district of Corso Buenos Aires, three stops from the cathedral, reached easily by the nearby Porta Venezia or Lima Metro Station. Completely renovated in 2012, the hotel features a 24-hour snack bar and reception desk and has 28 rooms with elegant furnishings, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, 3D LED TV (in most rooms), and a private bathroom with chromotherapy and phone. Breakfast is buffet style.
Free parking is available in front of the hotel or guests have discounts at a local garage. Read more....

Hotel Gran Duca Di York

Historic Residence - 2-night minimum stay

Occupying what is perhaps the best hotel location in Milan: as central as it gets, yet on a very quiet cul-de-sac, around the corner from the Duomo and the Gallery, yet you can arrive by car and have the valet park it. Also loaded with charm, in its 18th century historic palace with period frescoes in the lobby. The 33 traditional-style rooms, all reached by elevator, are simply but beautifully decorated with cheerful colors and furnishings. Soft drinks from the mini bar are complimentary, there is free WiFi in the public areas, and a good buffet breakfast is available until 10:30. Read more....

Hotel Manzoni

Located in the fashionable shopping area of Via Montenapoleone, in the heart of central Milan, just five blocks from the Duomo, two blocks from the subway station Montenapoleone, and six blocks from the charming and delightful district of Brera. The hotel offers a well-equipped fitness area including Turkish bath and hot tub, plus a restaurant and 47 elegant guest rooms. These all feature free Wi-Fi, an LCD TV with pay-per-view channels, a mini bar and an elegant private bathroom. Some have their own terrace with views over Milano. Read more....

UNA Maison Milano

Historic Residence - 2-night minimum stay

Housed in an elegant 20th-century building just around the corner from Milan's Cathedral, the hotel offers 27 stylish, modern rooms with soundproofing, LCD TV, Wi-Fi access and Sky TV channels, as well as pillow menus and a tea/coffee maker. Most rooms offer a balcony overlooking central Via Mazzini. Everything is guaranteed to exceed your expectations - from the location to the cleanliness to the modern feel in an old section of the city. As a guest of Maison Milano you will have your own assistant, always ready to help. Breakfast, tea breaks, aperitifs and after-dinner drinks can be delivered to the room. Read more....

Maison Borella

Historic Residence - 2-night minimum stay

In an 18th-century building on the banks of the Naviglio Grande, the recently remodeled Maison is in Milan's Porta Ticinese quarter. Although this is a lively area alongside the canal, the 24 modern, clean guest rooms are quiet. They are decorated in a simple yet elegant style and offer air conditioning, free Internet, satellite LCD TV, and soft bathrobes and slippers in the spacious private bathroom. Some feature exposed-beam ceilings and a balcony with city or courtyard views. The buffet breakfast includes homemade cakes and fresh fruit. The restaurant serves both Milanese and classic Italian cuisine. Read more....

Starhotels Echo

This eco-friendly hotel is just 650 ft from Milano Centrale Station. Its 143 modern rooms have contemporary furnishings, elegant parquet floors, 32" LCD TVs, air conditioning, and have been designed to use energy and water in a sustainable way. Offering Milanese and Italian cuisine, the Orto restaurant features large windows and backlit murals inspired by nature. Breakfast includes eggs, bacon and a selection of hot and cold drinks. Milano Centrale Metro Station provides services to the historic center of town and Milan's Cathedral in just 5 minutes. Read more....

Biocity

Next to Milan Central Train Station and occupying an elegant villa from the early 1920s, it uses a certified zero-emission climate control system and only organic biodegradable toiletries, as part of its commitment to respect the environment. The 10 guest rooms have neutral color schemes and include air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and a 32" LCD TV with USB port so you can connect your computer to watch your own films. The bathrooms feature a large shower with chromotherapy. A buffet breakfast includes homemade cakes and organic jams each morning. There are also a snack bar and laundry room. The entrance to Milan Central Train Station is 500 meters away. The nearest metro stop is Milan Central or Sondrio, 5 minutes away on foot. Read more....

Hotel Milano Scala

Less than a quarter mile from La Scala Opera House, this carbon-neutral hotel is a ten-minute walk from Milan Cathedral. Each of its 62 unique rooms is decorated to reflect a famous opera. Amenities include satellite TV,  parquet floors, air conditioning and a fully equipped private bathroom. Some rooms have a spa bathtub and LCD TV. Breakfast is buffet style, and includes cheeses, fresh fruit and yogurt. The La Traviata Restaurant serves traditional dishes from Lombardy, prepared with local ingredients. The Cairoli Castello Metro station is a five-minute walk away, and private parking is available nearby for an extra fee. Read more....

Starhotels Anderson

Next door to Centrale Train Station, the city's Metro line and airport shuttle hub, the hotel has a restaurant, and a 24-hour gym. All 106 guest rooms are spacious and feature a minimalist chic style. Each is equipped with a Starbed, the brand's soft feather bed, a TV with satellite channels, and a large bathroom with shower. Breakfast is a varied buffet including fresh fruit, the bar is famous for snacks and gourmet pastries, and Wi-Fi is available in the hotel's designer lobby (the first 30 minutes are free). Read more....

Hotel Michelangelo

Occupying an impressive modern skyscraper around the corner from Milano Centrale station, this classic four-star hotel offers 305 well-designed, soundproofed, modern rooms with spa tub, free minibar, free wired internet, air conditioning and a TV with satellite channels. The generous buffet breakfast includes cold and hot dishes, and you will appreciate the super fast check-in and check-out. Read more....

Hotel Berna

Just 220 yards from Milano Centrale station and Metro, this elegant non-smoking Old World hotel offers free tea, coffee and snacks all day long. The 122 guest rooms feature classic wood furniture and wood or carpet floors. Most rooms were recently renovated. Amenities include air conditioning, a free minibar, an LCD TV and free Wi-Fi. A large continental breakfast buffet of fresh fruit, pastries and a selection of teas and coffees is served. Special diet foods are also available upon request. The cathedral and La Scala are just four Metro stops away. Read more....

Hotel Lancaster

Located in a central but tranquil area of Milan, just a 15-minute walk from the center of the city. Each of the 30 guest rooms is air conditioned and has a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Services include a 24-hour front desk where you can purchase bus and metro tickets, a buffet breakfast is served daily and later, guests can relax with a drink from the bar. Read more....

Townhouse 8

Actually located inside the elegant Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in the heart of Milan, this prestige property offers luxurious amenities and superior services in an exclusive, distinguished setting. The ambiance combines the homey feel of a noble residence and the historic atmosphere of an antique Milanese palace. From the staff that wears white gloves to the superior materials used in the tasteful décor, the hotel offers discerning travelers nothing less than the best. Whichever of the 11 rooms you choose, you will find a host of modern comforts, including free Wi-Fi. All rooms and suites have a beautiful view on the gallery or the courtyard. The lounge restaurant, La Sinfonia, is endowed with a full bar and offers 24-hour in-room dining. The menu varies according to season and the chef presents a different gourmet set menu every day. A luxurious Bentley limousine is also available for rent. Read more....

Hotel Sanpi Milano

With a peaceful floral courtyard, this is a central location in Milan, five minutes' walk from the Repubblica and Porta Venezia Metro stations, and ten-minutes' walk from the Centrale station. The 79 guest rooms are air conditioned and feature wooden floors, a minibar, flat-screen TV and Wi-Fi access. A free gym is available, and breakfast is served until 10:30, while lunch, dinner and room service are available on request from 7:00 until midnight. The buffet breakfast includes fresh fruit and Italian pastries. Read more....

Hotel Galileo

Just 1300 ft from Piazza del Duomo, the Galileo offers a free gym, and 89 air-conditioned guest rooms with satellite TV and free wired internet. San Babila Metro Station is a four-minute walk away, and it's only nine minutes to Milan's most famous shopping street, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. A generous breakfast buffet is served daily, and includes fresh fruit, a salad bar and freshly baked cake. The hotel's restaurant and grill specializes in traditional Italian cooking. Private parking is available nearby for an extra fee. Read more....

Crowne Plaza Malpensa

The lobby is medium in size, the style and the decors are a mixture of modern and traditional. The leather sofas are scattered around the lobby area, the style is sober and sophisticated. Read more....

Town House 33

This elegant establishment occupies a 19th-century building just a ten-minute walk from Milan's fashion district. Featuring its own private garden with palm trees, it offers 12 well-equipped modern rooms with LCD TVs and free Wi-Fi. Expect to find tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning, Sky and pay-per-view channels, plus a bathrobe and slippers. The hotel is 440 yards from Dateo Station, where you can catch the train to Malpensa Airport, and Milan's cathedral is just three metro stops away from Porta Venezia Metro Station. Read more....

Hotel Panizza

Hotel Panizza is close to Milan's Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, hosting the world-famous Last Supper fresco by Leonardo da Vinci. The cathedral is three metro stops away. The 22 guest rooms are rustic and functional, all with decorated ceilings, hardwood floors, private bathroom, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and a 22-inch flat-screen TV with pay-per-view and satellite channels. A buffet breakfast is served daily. Read more....

Hotel Stazione

This modern hotel takes its name from the central station which is across the street. It offers 10 bright, spacious guest rooms and a high quality service; the friendly and professional staff helps to create a welcoming environment where you can feel at home. The popular shopping area around Corso Buenos Aires is easily reached as is the renowned Via Montenapoleone. You can also visit the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie nearby, where you can admire da Vinci's famous Last Supper. Read more....

Hotel Astrid

In the center of Milan just 333 yards from the Loreto Metro Station and less than a 20-minute walk from Milan Central Station. All 11 air-conditioned guest rooms come with LCD TV and private bathroom. The 19th-century building holds a 24-hour front desk and a bar serving classic cocktails and local liqueurs. The cathedral is only five Metro stops away. Read more....

Zurigo Hotel

Boasting a fabulous central location in historic central Milan, barely ten minutes' walk from the cathedral and near the Italia Missori Metro Station on the M3 line, this is a friendly hotel with 47 guest rooms offering satellite TV and air conditioning. Wired Internet is available for 5 Euro/day, and parking is provided next door (about 25 Euro/day). A varied and abundant breakfast is served, the cafe is open for a self-service lunch. Read more....

Hotel Flora

Across from Centrale train station, this hotel boasts 50 affordable guest rooms with modern facilities, including air conditioning and Internet access, a bar and a relaxing lounge area as well as an Internet point in the lobby (5 Euro/day). The staff at the 24-hour front desk will always be on hand to advise you or help you book tours, restaurants or shuttle service. Read more....

Hotel Augustus

Renovated in 2007, conveniently located opposite the Centrale station and the Malpensa air terminal, just a few minutes from the cathedral and La Scala Theatre. The 56 guest rooms are elegantly furnished and equipped with every comfort, including WiFi (3 Euro/hour). Because they are in an internal part of the building, you can expect a good night's sleep and plenty of rest. A generous buffet breakfast in the restaurant lounge is an ideal way to start the day, whether you are traveling on business or for vacation. Read more....

Hotel Nuovo Metrò

This family-run hotel is next to Turro Metro Station, eight stops from the Duomo. The 15 guest rooms are soundproofed and feature air conditioning and free WiFi. A buffet breakfast is available each morning and the bar is open all day. You are just a 20-minute walk from Piazzale Loreto and the shopping district around Corso Buenos Aires. Read more....

Hotel Charly

Enjoy quiet, green surroundings on a side street right in the center of Milan, a five-minute walk from Central Station, four Metro stops from the Duomo, and a five-minute walk from the Lima Metro Stop and the Corso Buenos Aires shopping area. The 18 guest rooms have satellite TV and are bright and clean. Some have balconies over the garden. Wi-Fi is free every day for two hours, and your breakfast may be served on the terrace overlooking the gardens. Read more....

Hotel Regina

Occupying a completely refurbished 18th-century building in the heart of the city between the Saint Ambrogio and Saint Lorenzo basilicas, just a few steps from the cathedral and La Scala. 43 guest rooms are all quiet and comfortable and have hardwood floors and modern amenities including air conditioning and free WiFi. There are also a lounge bar and garden for the summer months. Read more....


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