Milan's 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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These top rated hotels in Milan's historic center are 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 al Duomo

Via Spadari, 11, 20123 Milano MI, Italy
+39 02 7200 2371

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 Milano

Via Gesù, 6/8, 20121 Milano MI, Italy
+39 02 77088

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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Hotel Manzoni

Via Santo Spirito, 20, 20121 Milano MI, Italy
+39 02 7600 5700

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

Via Cusani, 13, 20121 Milano MI, Italy
+39 02 85601

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

Via Vicenza, 58, 00185 Roma RM, Italy
+39 06 445 7770

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

Via Alessandro Manzoni, 29, 20121 Milano MI, Italy
+39 02 723141

Grand Hotel et de Milan is a 5-star luxury hotel with​ a 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

Via dei Bossi, 5, 20121 Milano MI, Italy
+39 02 801501

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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TownHouse Galleria Luxury Hotel

Via Silvio Pellico, 8, 20121 Milano MI, Italy
+39 02 3659 4690

The TownHouse Galleria, Europe's first certified 7-star hotel, is the ultimate luxury hotel. 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

Via Giuseppe Mazzini, 4, 20123 Milano MI, Italy
+39 02 726891

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

Piazzale dei Protontini, 7, 84011 Amalfi SA, Italy
+39 089 871209

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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Viale Andrea Doria, 4, 20124 Milano MI, Italy
+39 02 67891

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.

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