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The Gray

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Shanghai, China
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

50 meters from the Domo Except that, clean, design We had the chance to be upgraded to a suit Try not to take your breakfast there as it is very common The hotel could deserve a renovation and a little bit more of staff

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Cairo, Egypt
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel USP is it's location. The rooms are average and the service almost non existant. As mentionned we stayed there because the location is excellent, close to the Duomo place and most of all to the covered Gallerias. We used it only to sleep in, the breakfast is basic, but used fresh products. The bar adjacent to the Lobby... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

The Gray is like a beautiful man or woman but lacks the substance that keeps you interested. While greeted with a smile in other hotels in Italy, the hotel staff here seems to be lacking in personality and life altogether. Nothing depressed us more than passing in the lobby with no one to open the door and no greeting despite... More 

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Buenos Aires
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The room was very small. There was not much space for clothes. No place to put our bags. Bad smell in the Lobby. One of the three days we were there there was no water in the shower. Breakfast is ok in a nice place Location is excelent. Deco is nice Standars reception staff

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1 Thank Unatrip
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We stayed only one night, and wanted to be centrally located. Location was perfect, on the doorstep of all fantastic things to see in the centre of Milan. For EUR 280 per double room, our expectations were set at a high level. However, (a) whilst room was nicely designed it did not work perfectly....for example, the A/C was very noisy... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Ok you can't change the room sizes which are small, or the tiny bar, or tiny lobby. The staff are lovely. However €38 euros for breakfast is taking the mickey, not to offer an iron in your room is just not right for business travellers, and why does a Becks beer cost €9 in the mini bar, and water €5.50?... More 

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1 Thank Rob N
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3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Was expecting something much better due to its great location. The lobby and the breakfast area are tiny. Nice and polite staff always ready to help in any way possible, it has a great location (2 min walking to duomo and 10 min by car to central train station). I stayed in this hotel for one night , would i... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

I came with a high expectation but finally I wasn't impressed. The decoration and style is very nice, but the quality overall not great, service could be also better. The location is great, very close to the Duomo and I have to say that breakfast selection and quality was very good!

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Thank Esteban G
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

I do not recommend it at all. When traveling on business getting a good sleep is critical. My room is 28 degrees and when asked for the A/C was told it was not working and that I should leave the window open ( and let all the noise from outside bother me even more). Asked also for an iron to... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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135 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

Looks like that it is very easy to get stars for hotels in Milan. Reception, lobby (there is none) dining room room sizes are far away from a 5 star hotel but it says that it is 5 Star hotel. Its only advantage it is centrally located. It is at Duomo and just behind La Rinascente. It can only be... More 

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Mary N, Direttore at The Gray, responded to this review

Dear Mr Altanbak, Thank you for spending your time to share your impressions and experience at The Gray. We appreciate customer’s feed back and do our best to improve level of services in our hotel and to make our guest’s stay with us a pleasant one. Clients satisfaction is what we work for. To get 5 stars for the hotels... More 

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Neighborhood Profile
Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch expedition into a royal experience. Head to the rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the view of the animated square with a panorama of the Duomo. The Corso Vittorio Emanuele II is the street for high-end shopping. Brands of all kinds and street artists attract the attention of all visitors; while at Via Santa Radegonda 16, Luini Panzerotti is a much appreciated street food shop providing unimaginable culinary experiences. If shopping takes its toll on you, consider visiting Castello Sforzesco, a 15th century castle housing several museums. Those looking to relax can go to Parco Sempione, where nature provides respite from the energy of this dynamic and international city.
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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A gem of a hotel in the heart of Milan, where stunning contemporary design meets sophistication and comfort. The Gray, with just 21 individually decorated rooms, is an intimate property full of style, an d includes an atmospheric restaurant, a cosy bar and bedrooms, some of which have their own private gym. Smart, witty design elements throughout add to the sense of elegance and comfort. Deep chocolate browns contrast with crisp creams, geometric lines are softened by colored lighting effects, while bright colour accents,such as the suspended fuchsia swing in the lobby, enliven the ambience. An afternoon of sightseeing could not be easier as the Duomo is literally at the end of the street and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele is in front of the hotel. A five-minute walk takes you to the fashion district around Via Monte Napoleone. Return to the hotel for delicious Mediterranean cuisine in the restaurant before heading to the opera.The Gray is a Small Luxury Hotels of the World property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gray

Address: Via San Raffaele 6, 20121 Milan, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Milan > Centro Storico
Price Range: $287 - $880 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Gray 5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
The Gray Hotel Milan
Gray Hotel Milan
Hotel Style:
#85 Romantic Hotel in Milan
#98 Family Hotel in Milan
#132 Luxury Hotel in Milan
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