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Hotel Genius Downtown

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is great very central between Castello Sforzesco and Duomo, just 50m to the metro station. The commodities are unfortunately very basic: no space to store cloths, no minibar, two mattresses put together instead of double bed, room quite small, walls and doors are not soundproof (vacuum cleaner in the hallway waking you up in the morning), breakfast ok...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The biggest advantage of this hotel is it's location in downtown. The hotel is walking distance away from main sights of Milan and the shopping area. During my stay I used metro to go to further location in the city and both the Cadorna FN and Cairoli Castello stations are very close so it was very easy to get around....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in the Genius Hotel, which is located in a nice quiet side street just off one of the main shopping streets in zone 1 in Milan. The nearest metro stop is only 5 mins away, the Brera district, the fort and Duomo are both within walking distance. The room was comfortable and clean, and the staff...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend the hotel if it is on sales only because we booked one night on April 9th and the fare was almost same as the Hilton Milan hotel with breakfast (We paid 139 Euro that night) The room is average; the bed is comfortable and clean, but do not expect more than that in the room. Front desk...

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Baia Mare, Romania
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A nice and clean accomodation, with excelent breakfast. We enjoyed the fact that it's very close to the Dome and the Galleries. The only thing that we didn't like is that the heat wasn't working and it was a little bit cold in the room.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017 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.

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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.

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Reviewed 16 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!

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Reviewed 10 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

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 31 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...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $189 - $387 (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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“Rooms viewing the street are ok.”
Andaluziana, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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lemisn2016, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Bring your mosquito spray.”
BCSandman2, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room at a high floor to avoid street's noise”
RanaC18, 6 May 2016 | Read review
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