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“Stylish, well-maintained, great value”
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Starhotels E.c.ho.
Ranked #37 of 428 Hotels in Milan
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“Stylish, well-maintained, great value”
Reviewed 28 January 2013 via mobile

This is one of the better hotel values in Milan. It's a relatively new hotel with comfortable rooms and bedding, modern and tasteful design. It's a good choice for business and leisure, with solid amenities and a very good breakfast that's included in the room rate. Clientele is generally of the smart set.

The area around the central train station (where the hotel is located) isn't particularly interesting, but the Duomo and Brera neighborhoods are both less than 10 minutes by can and 3 stops away by subway.

Definitely a good choice if you are looking for a combo of good design and value, and if you plan to be near the central station it's a no-brainer.

  • Stayed January 2013
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Reviewed 27 January 2013

The areas around main railway stations are always a bit dodgy, but this is a nice, clean modern hotel. Restaurant food very good - even healthy - and not unreasonably priced. Handy place if like us you are catching trains in and out of Milan daily. Would certainly recommend it and use again.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled on business
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2013

This is a very groovy hotel close to Central Railway Station in Milano. This is a new hotel with ecco themes through out the hotel. Rooms are spacious and chic. We had 2 inter- connecting rooms which my teenage boys loved. Breakfast was good. It was a great place to have dinner or drinks downstairs in the bar and dining room.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 January 2013 via mobile

Located just across Milano Centrale, loved the location. Requested for hotel to store my expressed breastmilk for my baby in their freezer. They gladly did it but the next day they said its missing. We asked them to check with the colleague on duty that helped us initially and he said they dont have his number. Surprised that they dont have a record of stafff contact number. Or they could just be lying or lazy. Otherwise a good choice for its location. It was a very new, modern and clean hotel.

  • Stayed January 2013
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Reviewed 17 January 2013 via mobile

Picked this hotel for its convenient location. Turned out to be a good choice and saved lots of logistical hassels as I am staying in Milan for three days before boarding a cruise in Savona and the cruise got pick up point at the Milan Central Station which is stone throw away. Rooms are not big but new and clean. Staff very helpful. I arrived at 7 a.m. and was given early check-in. One minor defect though, the 'double bed' room I was first assigned turned out to be 2 single beds placed next to each other, and there was a split in between. Asked for room change on the following day and was given a room with a real double bed.

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Reviewed 7 January 2013

Location:
The hotel is very near the Termini, great if you're travelling via trains.
Take an exit from the station & you'll see coaches heading to airport, taxi queue & the hotel just straight ahead.
You can choose to take the metro or tram over to the Duomo or Montenapoleone, which is about 15-20mins away. Do try the old skool tram for a more interesting ride.

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Rooms are small! Upon entering the room, there's a bathroom on your right (for me) & further on, would be the bed. Limited space to open up luggage. Seriously. No bottled water.
Nice clean, cozy rooms though.

They offer free wifi but 30mins for each id & password printed on paper given by the reception & only accessible at the reception area. It doesn't seem eco in this sense since they've got to print & give these slips to guests. Definitely not convenient as you've got to pay extra for wifi to be accessed in your room.

Breakfast spread was limited & totally same everyday. No change in variety at all.
No egg station at all! You've got to pay extra if you want to have your eggs done in another way.

For a 4-star & relatively new hotel, I expected better offerings for the price paid.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with friends
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Property: Starhotels E.c.ho.
Address: Viale Andrea Doria 4, 20124 Milan, Italy
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Region: Italy > Lombardy > Milan > Stazione Centrale
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Green Hotel in Milan
#27 Business Hotel in Milan
#30 Romantic Hotel in Milan
#31 Luxury Hotel in Milan
#47 Family Hotel in Milan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Starhotels E.c.ho. 4*
Number of rooms: 143
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our striking 4 star hotel in Milan is next to the Central railway station, a few minutes from the city centre. Our innovative green hotel in Milan features intelligent design and low energy consumption, so as well as enjoying yourself, you'll know you are helping the environment. The look and feel is natural and elegant, with plenty of natural light everywhere thanks to the ample windows, terraces and other outdoor spaces. The new Starhotels E.C.Ho. Has 143 contemporary rooms and suites, a restaurant and bar (the Partnership with Eataly means new value and uniqueness for Starhotels’ offering.)5 meeting rooms, fitness room and more. ... more   less 
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