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WHERE TO STAY IN MILAN

Where is the best place to stay in Milan?

Considered one of the fashion capitals of the world as well as a financial and commercial hub, the Italian city of Milan is a thriving, exciting and vibrant one. This is a glamorous destination that offers everything from fashion shows and fabulous shopping to great dining, colourful nightlife, music and football. However, there is also another side to Milan, as this is a city that is steeped in history and is actually one of Europe’s most ancient cities with many centuries of history. In addition to a host of modern attractions, sights and facilities, you will also get to enjoy soaking up the rich history, exciting culture, artistic heritage and architectural treasures that can be found in Milan. The atmosphere and vibe of this city feels a lot more modern than many other Italian cities, but Milan manages to embrace the modern while simultaneously retaining its rich history.

 

If you are visiting Milan, you will need to think about where you want to stay, as there are a number of different options you can select from. For many visitors, the natural choice is the bustling city centre of Milan, which is buzzing with activity, filled with attractions, exciting, and packed with amenities and facilities. Another area you can choose is Citta Studi, which is home to some of the city’s important educational facilities. Other options include the Stazione Centrale and the Fiera Milano City areas.

BEST LOCATED HOTELS IN MILAN
Hotel   Price per night
London Hotel
Via Rovello 3
188€ - 211$
Hotel   Price per night
Canada Hotel
Via Santa Sofia 16
216€ - 242$
Hotel   Price per night
Starshotels Rosa Grand
Piazza Fontana, 3
332€ - 372$
Hotel Straf
Via San Raffaele 3
280€ - 314$
Brunelleschi Hotel
Via Baracchini 12
280€ - 314$
Hotel   Price per night
Four Seasons Hotel Milano
Via Gesu 8
575€ - 644$
Grand Hotel et de Milan
Via Manzoni 29
610€ - 683$
Park Hyatt Milano
Via Tommaso Grossi 1
539€ - 604$

On the map, which shows the best location to stay in Milan, are located a selection of the best hotels according to the opinions of Tripadvisor users. By passing the cursor over the icons, you can see the exact address of the hotel and the link where you can make a booking (BEST PRICE GUARANTEED). Best Location Hotels offers a selection of the best-rated hotels, located in the best area to stay in Milan, Italy, and also provides the link to the hotels for information and booking.

 

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Milan City Centre, the best area to stay in Milan

To experience the heady atmosphere, bright lights and vibrant buzz of Milan, the city centre is definitely the place to stay. This is the very heart of this unique city and will put you within easy reach of many attractions and sights as well as an array of entertainment and facilities. This part of the city is easy to get around both on foot and via public transport, so exploring all that Milan has to offer will never be an issue. You will also find a diverse array of sights and attractions in the city centre area, from modern attractions to richly historic and cultural ones. When you stay in this part of Milan you benefit from an eclectic mix of the modern and the historic, which means that you get the enjoy the best of both worlds.

 

Many of Milan’s key attractions can be found in the City Centre, which is why so many visitors to this destination decide to stay here. In addition to this, you will find plenty of hotels to choose from so you will be able to select something that is suited to your requirements in terms of comfort, amenities and pricing. If retail therapy is your thing, you will be delighted with the shopping opportunities in this glitzy city. You will also get to benefit from an excellent choice of places to dine out or sample the excitement of Milan’s nightlife.

 

One of the main attractions in this area is the Milan Duomo, which is the world’s third largest cathedral and a real sight to behold. You can also pay a visit to what was once a historic fortress, Castello Sforzeco, which dates back to the 1360s. If you want to enjoy exploring both history and culture, you will love the famous Teatro alla Scala Opera House, which plays host to some incredible performances. Those into history, architecture and the arts should visit Santa Maria delle Grazie, which was built in the 1460s and is now home to the famous painting ‘The Last Supper’ by Leonardo da Vinci. You will find yourself within easy reach of many art galleries, museums and elaborate palaces when you stay in the City Centre including the Palazzo Bagatti-Valsecchi and the Civica Galleria d’Arte Moderna. Art lovers should also pay a visit to the Brera Gallery, which is home to one of the most important art collections in the country.

Grand Hotel Milan
Park Hyatt Milan Hotel

Other areas to stay in Milan

You may decide that you want to stay in an area that is within easy reach of the city centre along with all of its attractions. You will find a number of other areas you can select from when you are coming to Milan. This includes:

 

Citta Studi Area:

This district of the city is situated in the Zone 3 area and the name literally translates to ‘City of the Studies’. This is an area that has become an educational hub in Milan and it is home to a number of different educational facilities. This includes the Politecnico technical university and some of the technical and science divisions of the University of Milan. When you stay in this area, you will benefit from easy and convenient access to public transport links as well as to a variety of facilities such as places to shop and eat out. You can also reach the main attractions in the centre of Milan with ease when you stay in this area.

 

There are a number of places of interest within the immediate area and this includes the East End Studio, which is a popular events venue and holds up to around 9,000 people. This pleasant district is close to the designer shops of Mount Napoleon Street as well as attractions such as the Scala Theatre and Milan Cathedral. You can select from a range of hotels in the area, with options to suit a variety of needs and budgets.

 

Stazione Centrale Area:

This area can be found in Zone 2 of Milan, and it has been named after Milano Centrale Railway Station, which is one of the main railway stations in the whole of Europe. Situated north east from the city centre, it provides easy and convenient access to Milan’s sights and attractions.

 

The station is elaborate and grand in terms of architecture while the interior is quite magnificent. Hundreds of trains per day run from this station and huge numbers of passengers pass through each year. Staying in this part of the city means that you will still be close to the City Centre, and will therefore be able to explore the sights with ease.

 

Fiera Milano City Area:

Another central area of Milan is Fiera Milano City, which is a great place to stay if you want to enjoy convenience, easy access to attractions and events, and a variety of amenities on your doorstep. Fiera Milano is the large exhibition centre in this central area, and each year is plays host to a variety of national and international conventions. You will find a range of hotels that are situated close to the venue, which is ideal if you are attending a convention because it means that you will be close to both the convention venue and the wonderful Milan attractions.


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