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Idea Hotel Milano Centrale

Via Napo Torriani 28, 20124 Milan, Italy (Formerly San Carlo Hotel)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

We were looking for somewhere for 1 night in Milan after spending a week in Verona. Since we were getting the train into the city and the airport bus the following morning, both from Stazione Centrale, we decided on this hotel. On arrival reception staff were polite and friendly. The room was perfectly adequate and bed very comfortable. A little... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stylish and modern. Lovely hotel clean modern and welcoming. Very close to Milan station with easy access to metro and coach station. English speaking reception recommended places to visit. Very friendly. Excellent breakfast.

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Padang, Indonesia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lobby is cool enough. Room is weird, especially the bathroom. The bathroom shower water drainage is horrible. The water flows outside the bathroom if you shower more than 10 minutes. The blanket motive is like a beggar's dirty laundry. TV is not working well. The air in the room kinda lumpy. Expensive for that kind of hotel

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights at this hotel and we did not like it at all. Rooms are small, smelly, poorly decorated. Breakfast was below average. Reception guy wasn't helpful at all. I asked several times all of the receptionist whether any outlet malls are open on Dec 26th and none of them even tried checking for me. So, I had... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We stayed here in September, due to the superb access for Centrale Train Station. We arrived on Friday and left on the Monday evening, using the hotel as a base whilst we went to the Italian F1 GP. This hotel had some staff that cared and others less so. The reception staff were courteous and helpful, however the breakfast/food staff... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The hotel looks good on internet... but it is really bad. I had booked for 2 nights but i ended staying in this hotel 1 night. The staff in the front desk was hopeless. .. there were issues with the internet they charge... per device. The room was tiny with black stains on the walls and torn up window frames.... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Looks like a boutique hotel and the entrance looks trendy. Then you enter the room and it doesn't feel clean nor modern. The shower is messy since all the bathroom gets wet when you shower. The only good thing is the location if you are coming from the central station.

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Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

One night in Milan we stayed here and boy were we disappointed. The room was tiny, the bathroom stunk and the shower was a pain in the butt. The window wouldn't close properly and we had cold air coming through. Internet was €7 extra for 24 hours on ONE DEVICE ONLY. Not only that but the signal was no good.... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

Perfectly adequate hotel near Central Station where buses and trains arrive from the Airport. Decent room with comfortable bed.Slightly modern dilapidated (TV problems: toilet flush needed fixing) but rescued by decent breakfast and incredibly helpful reception staff - problems fixed, good restaurant recommended, travel enquiries answered, 3 prong adapter loaned.Also very reasonable rates for such a central location, five metro... More 

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Rhodes Town, Greece
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Outside looks luxurious but if you go to the room you will find it small with dirty bathroom and beds, also no place for your clothes. The charge the Internet 9€ per day. The reception looks ok. We stay only for one night and then we change hotel

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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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