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Lancaster Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Abbondio Sangiorgio, 16, 20145 Milan, Italy   |  
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Ranked #31 of 427 Hotels in Milan
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“Good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We chose this hotel based on the good reviews and very affordable price. Overall we were quite satisfied and don't mind returning again. Location is not exactly in the center, around 20-30min leisure walk to Duomo. Room's design is old-fashioned but very clean and quiet, and we had a good 4-nights sleep. The staffs were friendly and helpful especially the two gentlemen that manned the front desk and kitchen; The lady at front desk not so much. Breakfast was adequate with attentive services. Could be improved is the lack of amenities in the bathroom.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We picked this hotel based on price and got what we paid for. The woman at the front desk is unfriendly and the rooms are very dated - bathroom has no amenities. Location isn't great either as it is too far removed from the main district - we should have done a better search and so should you.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

From the minute we arrived we were greeted with a very warm welcome. We were travelling in a party of 3 couples and we were assigned rooms on the same floor and altogether. Our room was at the back at the hotel and we overlooked a number of residential properties which we had great fun acknowledging the locals. The breakfast in the morning was excellent and any questions we had of the reception staff were answered very knowledgeably. The situation of the hotel was an approximate 20 minute walk through Park Sempione and we were in the hub of the city. All in all an excellent stay and would thoroughly recommend the hotel and ALL it's staff.

Room Tip: We had room 424 which was at the ack of the hotel and very quiet. Our fellow passengers were at the...
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
    • 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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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Location was excellent. It is a little off the high traffic area, but actually very close to the tourist areas. We easily walked to Napoleon's Arch, the Castle and the Cathedral. We were very comfortable in our room. Wifi worked well and breakfast was very good. We especially appreciated the advice we received from the gentleman who covered the desk in the evenings. He suggested a couple of restaurants and we were very pleased with the results.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This hotel is very conveniently located near the Peace Monument and just a short walk from the city center. We went to simply drop our bags, having arrived early morning and were told we could wait just a few minutes and check in! Wow! We sat and sipped a cappuccino while we waited - lovely! The staff was very attentive and extremely helpful with questions and inquiries regarding places to eat nearby and a grocery store. Our room was on the front of the hotel; a quieter choice might be along the back. Clean, comfortable, and safe. Breakfast was typical fare but very good all around. Would stay again.

Room Tip: Back of the hotel - off the street
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ridgecrest, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This was our last stop on our 16 day vacation- so maybe I was a little spoiled by the other places we stayed. The hotel itself is beautiful- the rooms charming and good sized. The employees were very personable and social. They helped with directions and suggestions. The breakfast hit the spot. The only thing is that there is no personality in the neighborhood. Everything is apartment buildings, only 1 restaurant on the street..It's a 20 minute walk to the Last Supper, and the Duomo- so that's great. This was the only place I stayed that I didn't feel like I knew I was in Italy when I walked outside. So- if you don't care about that - definetly stay here- it's a great hotel...really!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights for hubby's 40th. First time in italy, good first choice. Hotel is very clean and central with lovely park 5 mins walk away. Staff are friendly and helpful, organised a prosecco & balloons for my husband when I emailed them, was a bit pricey but made it more special for the occasion. Reception informative & helpful. Breakfast plentiful & fresh. Also had a room at front with small balcony which was lovely. Was able to walk from Cardona station about 20mins. Ideal for express train from malpensa airport which took 30 mins. Overall great hotel for a short city break.

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Address: Via Abbondio Sangiorgio, 16, 20145 Milan, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lombardy > Milan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
#17 Family Hotel in Milan
#30 Romantic Hotel in Milan
#50 Business Hotel in Milan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Lancaster Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Everything you need for a short or long stay in the beautiful city of Milan for business or vacation. ... more   less 
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