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Idea Hotel Milano Centrale

Via Napo Torriani 28, 20124 Milan, Italy (Formerly San Carlo Hotel)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    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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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived very late night without any hotel reservation. This hotel was guided by local guy. It was nice and clean hotel though we spent only 1 night there. We stayed in double bedroom but there was only one pillow. We called reception so many times but nobody answered. We were exhausted from the flight so we did not want... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this place for one night. It is great place to stay for a night . you get what you pay for. its doesnt have any AC. so you may have to keep the windows open in summer. Price is very good. location is great. few restaurants opne late night around this place for those who arrive late night.

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Djibouti, Djibouti
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stayed three days started 15 April in Idea Milano Italy, located near Milano train station and close to city centre, also very close to many bus stations , it seems it has been renovated recently , modern , new , well furnished and designed , WIFI cost 11 Euro per night, and it was very strong . TV LED... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We arrived for a 3 night stay on the 5th May. The mini bar was not working, which we reported and which was replaced immediately. I could not for the life of me get the TV working. Had to call reception. The TV had not been used for a while, input settings had reset. You could only change the input... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We researched for hotels in the Centrale part of Milan with our requirements being that it provided parking and had free WiFi. We ticked these as requirements when using booking websites. The Idea Hotel was chosen for as it indicated that it met both these criteria - but when we got there we were told that it has no parking,... More

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Naas, Ireland
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We booked Hotel Idea for a night, as we were flying out of Linate early in the morning. We chose it mostly because of the location (right in front of Milano Centrale) and the price. The hotel is clean and comfortable, there are no luxuries and the rooms are small and basic but it's perfect for a quick stopover. Breakfast... More

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Nutley, NJ
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for one night in May. We picked it because of its location near the Milano Centrale Station, not because we wanted a fancy hotel. Therefore it met our needs. We were able to check in a little early, though the wifi is not free. The room, bathroom and breakfast were basic. I recommend staying here... More

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Athens, Greece
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

rooms are too small with moisture in the wall. Bathroom with no shower and curtain so water goes allover ! Lift very small , only for three persons with no bags.Internet access too expensive (7€) Lobby and breakfast ok.

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Milan, Italy
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We (couple) had to stay for few hours during midnight as we needed to catch a train the very early morning. This came as a better choice since it is close to Milano Centrale Station. Receptionist was nice and check in was smooth. Room was small but Bed was bigger. Average bathroom but with no space to wash to face.... More

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Klagenfurt, Austria
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

we stayed for one night 25/04 in this hotel. the room was 205. it was amazing small. the toilet was together with the shower, you couldn't was your face because it was not space at all, the bed was a bit bigger than a single bed and we had to sleep 2 persons. The staff in reception was very unfriendly... 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): $$
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