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Hotel Genius Downtown

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place for a short stay in the middle of Milan. Breakfast was adequate, they did prepare omelettes when asked. room was reasonable size for one person. Staff were very helpful! Great location, just a 10 minute walk from the Duomo and from da Vinci's Last Supper. All in all I would stay again.

Thank lauragabe17
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Excellent location, comfortable, extremely friendly and helpful. The owner, personally, took myself and a colleague to Milano Centrale and another colleague to Linate because a tax strike meant we could have missed our connections.

1Thank David Z
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a short trip to Italy, one of the places we stayed was the Genius in Milan, small little hotel hidden away but yet very centrally located to the Duomo and shops, lovely breakfast, had a room with a balcony that u can actually stand on!! Staff couldn't have been more helpful, more than happy to recommend it!

Thank Trevor D
Reviewed 9 February 2017

hotel is situated in a great location between Duomo and Castello Sforzesco Clean rooms, good breakfast and friendly staff. Very covenient as close to metro station which is only a minute away. Definetly recommended

Thank Alex B
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I went for one night to the Genius Downtown on a business trip. Everything was fine, the staff was friendly and the location in the center of Milano is nice. The room was quite small and a single occupancy also offers you a small bed only. Breakfast was okay, buffet type, fresh omelette and other specialties are available. For my...

Thank Andreas S
Sormas, Hungary
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel was very nice ,clean and in a very good destination .It offered a wide variety of tasty food for breakfast .The only problem was that there wasn't a free parking available but you had to pay for it.

Thank Sorzina M
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is awesome. The location is perfect- it's just 3 minutes from El Duomo. The rooms are small but comfortable. The staff was very polite and helpful. I really recommend this place in the heart of Milan...

1Thank Mariya I
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I stayed in this hotel for two nights in Milan with my sister, and both of us thought that the emplacement was perfect, the room very good, and the breakfast amazing. We could visit Downtown and come back for a little pause to the room very easily. Thanks!

1Thank Montserrat R
Reviewed 17 December 2016

a nice hotel for a first milan experience, very convenient to transportation, attractions and city center.had a plumbing problem in our room which we decided to ignore during our -one night stay. friendly, english-speaking staff.

1Thank SK E
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Its really good and nice hotel very near to center and cadorna train metro station and el duomo and more and more It is very calm and comfortable hotel good breakfast room cleaned good and the best thing is the stuff they are very kind and friendly they all very good and polite and keen to help you Really i...

1Thank Mohamed-Kambouris

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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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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Great location in a great place. Walking distance of all major attractions and subway stop just around the corner together with the major shopping area of the city. Train connection to airport is only minutes away which make the Genius Hotel the best choice ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Genius Downtown

Address: Via Porlezza 4, 20123 Milan, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Milan > Centro Storico
Price Range: $180 - $306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Genius Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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#99 Family Hotel in Milan
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“Calm and clean rooms.”
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“Bring your mosquito spray.”
 of 5 bubbles BCSandman2, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room at a high floor to avoid street's noise”
 of 5 bubbles RanaC18, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in this hotel, ever!”
 of 5 bubbles 848fernandaf, 31 Oct 2015 | Read review
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