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“Nice hotel with central location” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Bristol Milan
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Scarlatti, 32, 20124 Milan, Italy   |  
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Ranked #177 of 427 Hotels in Milan
Helsinki, Finland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Nice hotel with central location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Good location. Comfortable to arrive from Linate airport, the bus comes almost in front of the hotel. Very helpful staff. The cleaning lady was just great! We had a room with balcony in the fifth floor, which was big, but not very clean. Rooms are a bit dated. One minus is that there is only one charging point in the room. We took on light of to get another one. Internet connection worked well.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Bristol M, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Bristol Milan, responded to this review, May 16, 2014
Thanks for the comment. We are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere of our hotel and the friendliness and professionalism of our staff. Our property has an Anglo-French style furniture that wants to be a little '"retro" but some of the rooms have been recently refurbished with wooden floors.We know the need to have more electrical outlets and we are looking into the possibility of providing supports.
We will be happy to have her still our guest
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Padua, Italy
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3 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I have returned to this hotel again. I use to come here from a long time for business trip (I work into tourism field) but I came here also for leisure too. I must say that this is a great place - but let's keep it as a secret! The staff are fantastic, so friendly and highly professional, the rooms are confortble. You can sleep close the station, close the city center, and here you breathe a wonderful atmosphere. The lounge room is comfortable and nice and you can often see the owner, who usually enjoys some time with you and makes you feel at home.
Congratulations!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bristol M, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Bristol Milan, responded to this review, March 17, 2014
Dear Stefano,

Greeting from Bristol Hotel and thank you for the feedback that you gave through the TripAdvisor web site regarding your stay in our hotel, we really care about opinions and feedbacks like yours, because they are precious for us to improve our passion for service.

Thank you for the nice words that you used for describe our staff, it will be my personal pleasure extend your feedback to them, to let they know how appreciated is their work and the passion that day by day they show to the guests.

Looking forward to meet you again

regards
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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I stayed at Hotel Bristol twice in January - 3 nights on the first occasion and 1 night the second time. Overall, the property is above average. It is well located within 100m from the central station. Staff are generally helpful but could be more attentive. The property is decorated in a traditional style and is a bit dated. Rooms are clean but small which is typical of European city hotels. For the price it is a reasonable hotel.

More specifically, the hotel has a few of short comings.

Firstly, there is only one electrical charging point in the room and it's located in the bathroom by the sink. Charging multiple appliances can be a challenge.

Secondly, both the rooms I stayed in were dark because the shutters outside the windows were close. This could be a seasonal thing (being winter) and is not a major minus for me.

Lastly, the internet connectivity varied widely between rooms. On my first stay in room 401 the connection was quick and strength consistent. My return stay in room 103 was frustrating to say the least. The line kept dropping and could not re-connect even at 6am (which, presumably, should have lower traffic). I had no choice but to go to the lobby to get connected. The duty staff was sympathetic but could not help, so my only option was to sit in the chilly lobby to sort out my emails. The system also requires repeat log-ins which is a bit of a pain. The duty manager told me they upgraded the system last year to address the poor connection problem but clearly it still doesn't work as it should. I suspect the problem is mainly in the corner rooms so best to avoid them if you want a good connection.

In summary, the Bristol is a decent hotel for the price but not ideal for business travellers because of the lack of electrical charge points and patchy internet connection.

Room Tip: Avoid the corner rooms as internet connection could be poor.
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Bristol M, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Bristol Milan, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Google Translation
Grazie del commento. Siamo felici che abbia apprezzato l'atmosfera della nostra struttura e la cordialità e professionalità del nostro personale.
Conosciamo l'esigenza di avere più prese elettriche e stiamo verificando la possibilità di fornire dei supporti per ovviare all'inconveniente di utilizzare anche la presa del bagno.
Saremo felici di averla ancora nostro ospite
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Stayed here when we visited family. Could not fault anything at all. The location is perfect ... Opposite the main railway station and buses to and from all airports that cost only £5 euro one way.. The staff are all amazing and nothing was too much trouble. A substantial breakfast and clean hotel and very comfortable beds.. Would recommend to anyone.

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Obihiro, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I stayed 2 nights before flying to sardegna and come back to spend the last evening in Milano.

It's close to Centrale station and convenient to take airport bus to Malpensa.
Metro station is also nearby and the Duomo is only 5 stations away.
The room is small and noise from the streets bothered me a little. however it's good value for money.
Breakfast is simple but the brioche is unbelievably tasty and it's the best I've ever had.
When I think about Milano, I will always remember the Fantastic duomo and beautiful chocolate brioche and cuppccino !
Moreover all the reception staff are so helpful and they can even keep my bag while I was away.
I'd like to stay at this hotel again in the next visit.

Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
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Johor Bahru
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

My husband and I could see this hotel right across the road from the Milano Central Station where the bus from the airport had dropped us off.The location of this hotel was ideal for us as we were going to use the Metro to travel around Milan.The hotel was clean and tidy and our room was spacious and comfortable.The floor was carpeted and the room came equipped with tea and coffee making facilities.The bathroom was large with a big sink,toilet and bidet.However,the shower was extremely small and narrow.The space was tight and we couldn't shower properly.And to add insult to injury,the water was unable to drain off effectively and thus flooded the shower.The only consolation to our predicament is the hotel is aware of this problem and has placed a wooden platform in the shower for us to stand on while we take our shower.On the plus side,the housekeeping department is exceptional as we get a clean and fresh supply of towels daily.The breakfast room is warm and cosy with a lovely spread of breads,warm croissants,tarts,cakes,biscuits,cereals,yoghurt,cold cuts,fruit juice and fresh fruits.You're definitely spoilt for choice here.Last but not least,the staff at the front desk as well as at breakfast could work on their personal relations skills.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cairo, Egypt
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

was turnaway from Andreola and the hotel is few steps from the station
clean rooms friendly and professional staff, good Breakfast and very good quality for price i paid almost half the price of Andreoli who is exactly the same hotel.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Via Scarlatti, 32, 20124 Milan, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Milan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#111 Luxury Hotel in Milan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Bristol Milan 4*
Number of rooms: 68
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you want to stay in the heart of the city. Hotel Bristol is the ideal solution. 4 Star hotel in ancient tradition, directed personally by the Torelli family since 1974. Bristol is in a building constructed in downtown Milan in 1930, appreciated for its convenience in traveling for both business and pleasure, is also located just 1.5 Km from the public gardens dedicated to the journalist Indro Montanelli. The hotel has 68 rooms, including 3 Junior Suites and 4 Suites, all equipped with air conditioning, LCD satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. American Bar - Known and appreciated by customers for appetizers in full mood after business, it is also the place where you can organize, upon request, lunches or dinners with a menu agreed to offer traditional Milanese cuisine and based on seasonality and quality of raw materials. ... more   less 
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