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Idea Hotel Milano Centrale

Via Napo Torriani 28, 20124 Milan, Italy (Formerly San Carlo Hotel)
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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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104 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small rooms, small bathroom, small wardrobe. Everything was small. The breakfast was very poor and the wifi was weak. The only strength is that is close to central stations. The bed covers were also dirty. I did not come back

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

It's been 2 years since our first stay at this hotel, and nothing has changed. We chose this again mainly because of the train transfers and the convenience of being close to the central station. As for the staff at the reception and restaurant, i'd rate them as satisfactory, not rude but not warm either, it's just like we didn't... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Nice affordable Hotel very conveniently located only a short walk from the Milan central train station, staff friendly on arrival, we didnt spend a great deal of time In the hotel but it was good for a short city break. Would recommend for couples planning on shopping or sightseeing!

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

The Hotel is located walking distance from the Stazione Centrale. The rooms are small but clean. Decent breakfast. There also are several restaurants around. The location is good for a night or for a layover while waiting for the train connection.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I chose this hotel because it was close to central station. The room was tiny and it was difficult to move around. The bathroom was very tiny and easy to flood. The walls were paper thin. Breakfast was very good.

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Thank anne3212015
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

I give this place two stars, solely due to its proximity to the train station.....and its good breakfast spread. I know Milan is expensive for hotels, but this was a bit much for the small room we got that had; mildew in the grout of the shelter tiles, large gaps around the washers as the shower spigots went into the... More 

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Rome, Italy
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

It is hard to find anything good to say about this hotel especially with the high price tag that one would normally associate with luxury places than such a rundown location. We stayed three nights in this hotel and unfortunately could not change because Expo Milan made finding another hotel in a short notice impossible. We had a simple double... More 

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Milan, Italy
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Needed a room just for one night, literally just needed a place to sleep and this was one of the few hotels available this evening in the location I was looking for. A skip away from Milano Centrale. I checked in after a work day at around 18:00. First thing I noticed was that the front entrance didn't have a... More 

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Athens, Greece
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Clean rooms, good breakfast, close to central train station and to metro station. Ideal for short time visit to the city. It was among the cheapest hotels and we paid for one night € 180,00 for a two bed room. Maybe because it was the period of EXPO 2015 and it was considered a high period.

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Singapore
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

although I booked a double room early and am a returning guest, they put me in Room 105 which is possibly the smallest double room I have ever stayed in Milan. you cannot possibly use the wash basin because it is set inside a very small space. The WC is inside the shower. the bed is like a single bed.... More 

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Stazione Centrale
Central Station represents a bridge towards the future. Impressive skyscrapers and new age buildings stretch the skyline with the majestic Unicredit Tower cutting through. Surrounding it are large towers that define Piazza Gae Aulenti, where the fountain and the Monumento Trombe leave one breathless. A famous building of the district is the Vertical Forest, where the innovative materials and trees planted on the terraces are a unique mix of nature and man-made construction. In the district, there is the Monumental Cemetery, known for its antique tombs with sculptures portraying angels of commemorative scenes many will find touching.
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