Milan Top Rated Historic Center Hotels

Where to Stay Near La Scala, the Duomo, and Fashion Shopping District

Courtyard of Hotel Four Seasons, Via Gesu 8, located in old cloister.
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Here are top rated Milan hotels in the historic center, convenient for shopping and visiting the Duomo and La Scala Opera House. Because of the proximity to the fashion district and La Scala, many of them are fairly upscale but there are a few lower priced choices.

Follow the hotel links to see guest ratings and hotel photos on TripAdvisor, where you can also check for the best prices for your dates.

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    Hotel Spadari is a 4-star hotel with modern furnishings in the historic center, 300 meters from the Cathedral and Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery, and very near a metro stop. The hotel has a bar and lounge, concierge services, and free wifi.

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    Four Seasons is a 5-star hotel in a renovated 15th-century convent near the Duomo. It has 50 suites and 68 rooms, courtyards, gardens, terraces, restaurant, fitness center, spa, and swimming pool.

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    Manzoni is a 4-star hotel on the edge of the historic center in the fashion shopping area, near several museums and about 500 meters from La Scala Opera House. In the hotel are a spa and wellness center and fitness room.

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    Una Hotel Cusani is a 4-star hotel right next to the Sforzesco Castle. The hotel has a restaurant, bar, and garage and some of the rooms have views of the castle.

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    Hotel Canada is a 3-star hotel on the edge of the historic center. It has 37 air-conditioned rooms with high-speed internet connections. The hotel has a garage and bar and accepts pets.

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    Grand Hotel et de Milan is a 5-star luxury hotel with restaurant, fitness center, and meeting and banquet rooms. The bedrooms are decorated in 18th century Art Deco style but have modern amenities such as wi-fi internet, air-conditioning, and minibars. Five rooms are designed for disabled guests and some of the rooms are dedicated to famous guests who resided in the hotel.

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    Hotel Star is a reasonably priced 3-star hotel very near the Duomo. It's in an early 20th-century art nouveau building. There are 30 rooms, some with Jacuzzi bathtubs or saunas. There's no restaurant but the bar has snacks and sandwiches.

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    The Seven Stars Galleria, Europe's first certified 7-star hotel, is the ultimate luxury hotel. Each of the 7 suites comes with a butler who speaks several languages, there's an elegant restaurant only for hotel guests, and there's plenty of personal attention. The hotel is right inside the historic Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in the heart of the city.

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    Una Maison Milano is a 4-star Beaux style hotel with 27 rooms, very near the cathedral. The hotel has a bar, wireless internet in the rooms, and concierge service.


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    Hotel Aurora is a small economical 1-star hotel just outside the historic center in the Buenos Aires shopping area. It's housed in a 19th-century building and has wireless internet.

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    Starhotel, a member of the Starhotels chain, is a 4-star ecologically designed hotel, 100 meters from the train station and near Piazza Duca d'Aosta (not right in the center but near transportation). The hotel has 143 rooms, a restaurant, fitness center, and internet point.