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The 11 best luxury and boutique hotels in Milan

Milan’s most stylish and personal hotel stays

Ask a dozen people about their favourite hotel and you’ll likely get a dozen different responses. A favourite hotel is as much of a personal preference as your favourite movie, book or singer. The Mediterranean hotel scene is renowned for its luxurious and distinctive boutique hotels, each with its own unique story to tell. From charming family-run villas to five-star grand dames, these hotels offer an intimate and personal experience, regardless of size. With their striking architecture, bespoke interiors and impeccable service, these hotels are the epitome of style and luxury.

Overview: Milan’s top 11 hotels

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Portrait Milano

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Hotel Principe di Savoia

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Bulgari Hotel Milano

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Hotel Viu Milan

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Room Mate Giulia

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Excelsior Hotel Gallia

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Senato Hotel Milano

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Armani Hotel

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Park Hyatt Milan

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Mandarin Oriental Milan

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Casa Baglioni Milan​

Portrait Milano Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Portrait Milano Hotel

Immerse yourself in the opulent Portrait Milano Hotel, housed in a grandly restored 16th-century seminary in the heart of Milan’s fashion district. Savour gastronomic delights in Restaurant 10_11 and be entranced by the carefully curated design, echoing the charm of 1950s Milanese homes. With a wellness suite, a thriving shopping arcade of high-end fashion and the impending addition of Monte Carlo-based Beefbar Milano, it’s a sanctuary of luxury, style and epicurean delight.

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Portrait Milano Hotel
Corso Venezia, 11
Milan
Italy

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Hotel Principe di Savoia Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay
Hotel Principe di Savoia Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Hotel Principe di Savoia

An imposing neoclassical façade welcomes you to the historic Hotel Principe di Savoia. Inside, fin de siècle furnishings, hand-painted frescoes and marble bathrooms encapsulate Milanese luxury. Taste the tradition in Acanto Restaurant, where seasonal Italian dishes are served amidst a verdant garden setting. Unwind in Club 10, the city’s top health and fitness centre, boasting panoramic city views, a heated swimming pool and state-of-the-art gym. Despite its central location on the bustling Piazza della Repubblica, you’ll find tranquillity within this exceptional hotel’s sound-proofed rooms.

Hotel Principe di Savoia
Piazza della Repubblica, 17
Milan
Italy

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Bulgari Hotel Milano Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Bulgari Hotel Milan

In Milan’s chic Brera district, the Bulgari Milan Hotel sits amid its private botanical haven, a beacon of modern luxury. This first-born of the Bulgari hotel family sports a signature aesthetic of black Zimbabwe marble and solid teak. With floor-to-ceiling windows offering sweeping views, the elegant rooms provide tranquillity amidst the city’s buzz. Savour delectable meals from Michelin-starred chef Niko Romito at the restaurant, before sipping on bespoke cocktails in the vibrant lounge bar, a favourite haunt of Milan’s fashion elite.

Bulgari Hotel Milano
Via Privata Fratelli Gabba, 7B
Milano
Italy

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Hotel Viu Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Hotel Viu Milan

Hotel Viu, located in Milan’s Chinatown, is a standout example of eco-sustainable urban regeneration. Its design incorporates a verdant façade reminiscent of Milan’s Bosco Verticale towers. The hotel’s 124 rooms have a warm, contemporary style. Its major attraction is a panoramic rooftop terrace with a pool and bar. While in an unconventional location for a five-star hotel, it’s near the financial district and city centre. With a range of dining options and a casual yet welcoming service, Hotel Viu offers a unique stay in Milan.

Hotel Viu Milan
Via Aristotile Fioravanti, 6
Milan
Italy

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Room Mate Giulia Hotel Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Room Mate Giulia Hotel

Step into Room Mate Giulia, a vibrant Milanese haven designed by the award-winning Patricia Urquiola. The retro-inspired interiors mirror the city’s stylish sixties charm, flaunting a bold palette and Milanese artistry. Nestled a pebble’s toss from the iconic Duomo, the hotel invites exploration of the nearby Fashion District and Gallerie d’Italia. Savour breakfast until noon, utilise portable city Wi-Fi and indulge in delivered gourmet meals from Italian, Japanese or American restaurants. With friendly staff and a homely ambiance, Giulia is a captivating Milanese gem.

Room Mate Giulia Hotel
Via Silvio Pellico, 4
Milan
Italy

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Excelsior Hotel Gallia Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Excelsior Hotel Gallia

Excelsior Hotel Gallia in Milan, Italy, provides a luxurious experience featuring sparkling interiors, Italian-made furnishings and a unique blend of Qatari-style decor. Conveniently located near Milan’s main railway station, this hotel offers excellent facilities including one of Milan’s largest spas, a golf simulator and a complimentary Maserati shuttle for city travel. The hotel houses 235 rooms, providing a comfortable stay with modern amenities. The on-site restaurant, Terrazza Gallia, serves excellent Italian cuisine with stunning city views. Exceptional service completes the elegant offering at the Excelsior Hotel Gallia.

Excelsior Hotel Gallia
Piazza Duca d'Aosta, 9
Milan
Italy

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Senato Hotel Milano Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay
Senato Hotel Milano Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Senato Hotel Milano

Experience refined luxury at Senato Hotel Milano, an exquisite retreat in the heart of Milan. Ensconced in an elegant 19th-century edifice, its interiors shine with monochrome sophistication and golden accents, handmade lamps and custom furnishings. Step into Carrara marble bathrooms stocked with bespoke Tonatto Profumi amenities and rest on king-size Dorelan mattresses. Savour locally-sourced delicacies at the Senato Caffé, from Luigi Guffanti cheeses to prized Fassona beef. A short stroll away, discover the city’s upscale shopping streets, Duomo, La Scala and the Art Deco Villa Necchi Campiglio.

Senato Hotel Milano
Via Senato, 22
Milan
Italy

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Armani Hotel Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Armani Hotel

Check yourself into a world of refined minimalism at Armani Hotel Milano, a designer sanctuary nestled in the Montenapoleone district, Milan’s epicentre of style. Conceived by Giorgio Armani, this architectural gem blends sophisticated interiors in soothing palettes with breathtaking city views. Unwind in rooms boasting innovative technology and neutral hues or indulge in the Michelin-starred Armani/Ristorante, serving up contemporary Italian cuisine. Sip on cocktails at the onyx-clad Bamboo Bar and retreat to the eighth-floor spa with its floor-to-ceiling skyline vistas, completing your stylish Milanese sojourn.

Armani Hotel
Via Alessandro Manzoni, 31
Milan
Italy

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Park Hyatt Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Park Hyatt Milan

With its location right in the heart of Milan, Park Hyatt Milan offers an intoxicating blend of timeless elegance and contemporary style. Housed in a palazzo dating back to the 1870s, its sophisticated classical décor with hand-blown Murano lamps sets a scene of relaxed luxury. Michelin two-starred VUN Andrea Aprea awaits your culinary pleasure, reinterpreting classic Italian cuisine with an innovative twist. Unwind in the Sisley spa under a 24-carat gold leaf mosaic whirlpool bath, or sip a cocktail at the Mio Bar overlooking the opulent Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

Park Hyatt Milan
Via Tommaso Grossi, 1
Milan
Italy

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Mandarin Oriental Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay

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Mandarin Oriental Milan

Housed within Milan’s vibrant Montenapoleone district, Mandarin Oriental echoes a 1940s Milanese residence with its pastel tones and oak fittings. Feast upon two-Michelin-starred cuisine crafted by Executive Chef Antonio Guida at Seta, or unwind at the Mandarin Bar & Bistrot, where award-winning mixologists serve tantalising cocktails. Its striking rooms boast bespoke Italian fittings and feature unique pieces by celebrated designers Giò Ponti and Piero Fornasetti. Pamper yourself in their elegant spa, marrying Eastern and Western therapies, for the ultimate relaxation.

Mandarin Oriental Milan
Via Andegari, 9
Milan
Italy

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Casa Baglioni Milan Lombardy Italy hotel stay
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Casa Baglioni Milan

Tucked in the vibrant Brera district, Casa Baglioni is a refreshing blend of Milan’s mid-century aesthetic and modern luxury. This stylish townhouse, once home to fashion designer Philipp Plein, offers 32 rooms adorned with chestnut wood and inspired by Milanese art. Their Michelin-starred restaurant, led by Milan-born chef Claudio Sadler, serves authentic Milanese cuisine. Indulge in private tours of the artistic neighbourhood, organised by the hotel, before retiring to the rooftop bar for panoramic views of the Duomo – a truly Milanese experience.

Casa Baglioni Milan
Via dei Giardini, 21
Milan
Italy

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