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Idea Hotel Milano Centrale

Via Napo Torriani 28, 20124 Milan, Italy (Formerly San Carlo Hotel)
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Ranked #282 of 426 Hotels in Milan
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel is nice, rooms are clean and spacious, specially if considered the price. Hotel is located in a very nice spot, literally 2 mins walk from the Central Station, therefore the Metro station. Area full of very nice restaurants and bars.

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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked to stay here for 2 nights as we were taking the train and travelling across Italy. As soon as we stepped into the hotel we knew right away what a big mistake we made. Although the entrance and first floor was well decked out, the service or lack of service you got at reception was beyond horrible. Receptionist... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's an average urban hotel, decent for Italian standards. Located in a very non-tourist somewhat dirty neigborhood, but close to public transportation, but much too close (noisewise) to a double railway. Pretty clean rooms, yet very small, good breakfast, and very poor reception services. The bad - small rooms, rather old and tired furniture, lame airconditioning, dull and noisy restaurant,... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here 2 nights. The room was always clean, but very small. Great breakfast included in price, in every morning. Parking area, free wifi too. A lot of cafes and restaurants around the hotel. I enjoyed the stay!

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Moscow, Russia
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220 reviews 220 reviews
30 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location for travelers near the Central station and the stop for the shuttlse from the airports but in general the hotel is not liked mainly because room. The room was extremely small. We had a room for 3 person. In the rood there were 3 beds in the line and more space was not at all. Even personal belongings... More

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Kalamata, Greece
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This hotel was not what we expected. We stayed for two nights. We had a room on the 2nd floor. It was very small and very noisy. It had no wardrobe for our clothes. They did not change the sheets on the beds at all during our stay. I found my pyjamas thrown on the safe box. The people working... More

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Sydney, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Centrally located opposite the main railway station in Milan. Small rooms but comfortable. We had the very top floor but lift only went to the floor below. But we had a huge area on the roof with direct access from our room. Very close to amazing cafés and restaurants and very safe area. Breakfast was included but there were no... More

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7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The third stop on our northern Italy adventure was Milan and the Idea Centrale. We booked it the day before and took advantage of a very good "last minute" price, one of the best in Milan, which isn't cheap generally! When we got there we found it very easily, close to the main railway station. We found the reception staff... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

One of the worst hotel I have ever stayed in , booked a double room even though it was just myself , I would hate to see the size of a single room , it was appalling the toilet was in the shower , if you wished to brush your teeth over the sink you had to stand an angle... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Hotel located just a short walk from Milan Central Station. Approx 10-15 minutes walk into city centre. Hotel reception staff very helpful and provided map with useful information as to where to go for shopping etc. I think that they hotel was fine for the price paid. Room was comfortable and was fine for a city break. Bit nosey due... More

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Address: Via Napo Torriani 28, 20124 Milan, Italy (Formerly San Carlo Hotel)
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Milan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 76
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