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Idea Hotel Milano Centrale

Via Napo Torriani 28, 20124 Milan, Italy (Formerly San Carlo Hotel)
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Idea Hotel Milano Centrale
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Ranked #303 of 430 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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Moree, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our group of six stayed here for one night. We had three king rooms and a single room. The king rooms were a good size with reasonable bathrooms. The single was very small with a petite bathroom, just good for one person. Decor is reasonably modern. Breakfast is included and there is the usual continental range of foods as well... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall I constantly travel for work and am in hotels 4-5 nights a week clocking up over 200 room nights last year. My client booked me and my staff in here in February for a week as the usual hotel was full for fashion week. I had read the mixed reviews online so went with a bit of dread –... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is suitable since it's next to the central station and the metro. The rooms are small however they are clean. There's a variety of things to have for breakfast. You can reach the shopping area within a short walking distance and also there are a few nice restaurants around.

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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18 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 February 11, 2015

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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16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

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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2 reviews
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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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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