Milan is Italy’s most outward-looking city, where business and innovation speak an international language. A cultural hub, it attracts visitors with its monuments, grand architecture, theatres and museums, not to mention its long-standing reputation as the world’s fashion capital. Milan’s style is also reflected in its culinary offerings, which ranges from the impeccable saffron risotto to unbeatable Aperitivi.
In keeping with this reputation, the best accommodation options in Milan are infused with elegance, sophistication, design and culture, all intended to provide a hospitality experience inspired by both the city’s history and its future.
From €72/ night
Conveniently located next to a metro station, NU Hotel is just a five-minute drive from Linate Airport. The hotel’s style is distinctively contemporary, blending together design, art and technology. Each room comes with air conditioning, IP TV, Wi-Fi and digital newspapers, and the hotel also offers free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Looking out over Milan, the panoramic rooftop restaurant serves modern Italian cuisine, while the lounge bar on the ground floor is focused on sushi and other Japanese dishes. NU Hotel also provides well-equipped spaces for business meetings and events.
From €215/ night
Situated in the historic centre of Milan, this exclusive hotel boasts a fairytale-like atmosphere mixed with top-notch elegance. Parquet floors, period furniture and grand salons create a romantic setting, while the decoration of each room is inspired by popular fables or operas such as Cinderella, Turandot and The Nutcracker. The 77 rooms available include superior, deluxe, executive and suite options, each equipped with modern comforts. The hotel’s spa offers luxury treatments and includes a private Spa Suite. Château Monfort is also home to a wine bar, a late-night lounge bar and a gourmet restaurant.
Senato Hotel Milano
From €153/ night
Senato Hotel Milano seeks to provide a quintessentially Milanese hospitality experience. The ambiance is elegant and discreet, enriched by a contemporary design. Fishbone parquet and Carrara marble feature in each room, while in-room amenities can include vistas over the Duomo, a Jacuzzi, and a private terrace. A gym and a solarium are available to those who wish to keep fit during their business or leisure trip, while sophisticated drinks and culinary excellence complete the experience. Senato Hotel Milano is located in the historic district of Brera, 5 minutes from the shopping hub of via Montenapoleone.
Hotel Milano Scala
From €180/ night
Hotel Milano Scala takes its name from a landmark of Milan’s cultural life, the opera theatre ‘La Scala’ located just 350 metres away. Fittingly, the rooms’ design is inspired by music and famous operas such as Don Giovanni, Aida and Madame Butterfly. Some rooms look out over the courtyard like theatre balconies overlooking the stage, while others provide vistas over Sforza Castle. A lounge bar, a restaurant and a rooftop bar are also here, as well as three meeting halls. Furthermore, Hotel Milano Scala is a zero-emission hotel committed to sustainability and green philosophy.
Room Mate Giulia
From €175/ night
Steps away from the Duomo, Room Mate Giulia is surrounded by the shops, museums, restaurants and elegant corners of Milan’s city centre. This design hotel is housed in a 19th-century building, offering rooms and suites in which a vintage touch meets modern furnishing designed by Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola. Some rooms come with a private terrace, and air conditioning, WiFi and minibars come as standard. Wellbeing and fitness are provided in the hotel’s spa, sauna and 24-hour gym, while a Milan-style Aperitivo is served from Thursdays to Saturdays.