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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 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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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
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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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Vernon, B.C.
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

The location is newer the train station and there are lots of sketchy people around here. Based on this alone I wouldn't come back. The hotel really ticked me off - they charge 7 euros per day per device to use air (the internet). This is really nickel and diming guests. Our TV's didn't work and we asked for somebody... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Idea Hotel is perfectly positioned between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 of 'Milan's Malpensa Airport. The hotel is not hard to find but GPS is recommended to save any hassles. The checkin staff were friendly and helpful and hooked us up with Wifi promptly. Rooms are comfortable, and clean if a little shabby and knocked around, e.g. Chipped paint in... More

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Calgary, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It has a clean room and downstairs is clean as well as ok breakfast. Itll work if you are just staying the night and leaving onto somewhere else on the next day. I recommend it for that, as its also good value for money.

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Verona, Italy
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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I spent just one night at Hotel Idea Milano Centrale. It is located just a few steps away from Milano Centrale railway station. Rooms are fairly good decorated and furnitures are modern. Bed is comfortable and breakfast is fine. Welcoming is great and staff very friendly.

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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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