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Hotel Ornato - Gruppo Mini Hotel
Ranked #165 of 428 Hotels in Milan
Reviewed March 18, 2013

Kind of old and rusty, not very modern decor
but desk people are very helpful and understand english
Its good to spend the night the mattresses are comfortable
the bathrooms are spacious, water flow under the shower is good
heating system works perfectly rooms are very warm
there was no view from my room, curtains were closed
TV is prehestoric and small :)
it would do just fine if you only plan to sleep there
its 17 euros away from the milan centrale by taxi
breakfast is meat and cheese free which was very disapointing

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

Used the hotel as an in between apartments moment and not as a turist.
So since I wasn´t in Milan for tourism the main features I needed in a hotel were: a safe and clean place in an also safe neighborhood. And that was basically what I got.
The frontdesk staff is very nice (not sure if, or how well, they speak english. The breakfast staff however isn´t very nice... but it matches the breaksfast served (package tosts, croissants, nutella and jam... basically nothing salty!). The rooms are simple but tidy and cleaned everyday!

The walls were also verrrrry thin... So one night I could hear the person next door snoring!

In terms of location the hotel is 10min (by tram, Niguarda nord stop) from Maciachini metro (yellow line). It´s not very close to the city center but it is a safe area where many milanese live (Niguarda). It also has many restaurants in the area which is always good!

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

Terrible hotel, actually in my opinion barely a hotel, since I've stayed in better 1 star hotels and hostels than this "3 star" hotel. It was very noisy, rooms were not clean, the breakfast was a horror to anyone who wants to eat healthy, no fruit, vegetables or even cheese or ham... no bread, just defrosted rolls that tasted as if they had passed their expiration date. Staff spoke English but did not come off very friendly. Will definitely never stay there again.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 11, 2012

This was the only hotel available for under 100 EUR a night for a double room during the early September 2012. We paid 50 EUR (apart from the 3 EUR city tax per person per night) for a double room and it was worth the money.


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This hotel is outside the city in a residential area. To access the hotel, conveniently and quickly from Dumo/Central station, take M3 metro (yellow line) towards 'Comasina' and get down at 'Maciachini'. From 'Maciachini' change to tram number 4 towards 'Niguarda' and get down at Niguarda Nord. The hotel is on the right after a very short walk towards the direction of the Tram. Alternatively, you can take the direct but antique, back breaking, and slow Tram line 5 from Central station to the hotel.

There are bakeries, Pizzeria, and a Pub around the hotel. Most of them are reasonably priced and with decent food.

Hotel: The hotel was clean, the staff at the reception spoke English and were courteous. The staff in the breakfast room were also welcoming and nice.

Room: The room was very simple with tiled floor, a basic wardrobe and with clean bed and sheets. We had air conditioning in the room. The television was very small and from the 80s but we didn't watch it. The toilet was a bit small but clean. The room service was also efficient and good

Facility: Paid wifi and a PC with internet were available near the reception. There was also a vending machine inside. Breakfast was very basic. Three or four different croissants and bread with conficture, cheese and butter. Small packets of cereals and milk was also there. Apart from two different types of juices (flavored, not fresh) there was fresh coffee of your choice and dip tea available.


Don't care about the number of stars the hotel claim and get your expectations high. This is a very basic hotel bit far but well connected (30 minutes commute) to the city. One of the cheapest but clean hotels in Milan and totally worth the money you pay for the room.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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5  Thank DANZ A
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Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

The construction is originaly barracks for soldier, the facility is poor as hotel and service of the staff is also not sophisticated to make the guests be confortable feeling. The large room for breakfast buffet is as if meeting room.

  • Stayed: September 2011
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Thank Mits I
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Reviewed July 13, 2012

You get what you pay for. This is a cheap hotel, located a bit outside the center of Milano. But close to the tram, which takes you to a Metro-stop in about 10 minutes. Clean rooms, and a big bathroom. The colour of the wall painting is terrible. Breakfast is included. Don't expect luxus. AC in the rooms, which works fine.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 11, 2012

Hotel is not in the center of the city, but tram from the Station Centrale takes right to the hotel. Double room wasn't very wide but it was ok. Clean shower, soap and shampoo. Self-adjustable heating in the room. No hot dishes for breakfast but in general we left the hotel not starving. Nice, budgetary hotel.

  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled with friends
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2  Thank pagerintoji
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Address: Via Luigi Ornato 64, 20162 Milan, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lombardy > Milan
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Milan
Price Range: $53 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ornato - Gruppo Mini Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Ornato offers excellent value and quality accommodation, with attentive hospitality and service. It is located in the dynamic Bicocca-Niguarda Area close to the new university complex, the Pirelli headquarters and the Arcimboldi Theatre. The Ornato is well connected by public transport: by tram it takes 20 minutes to reach the centre or the central station. All rooms have air conditioning , Internet WI-FI access is available, private parking facilities (charge applies). ... more   less 
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Centro Alberghiero Ornato Milan
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