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Hotel Mazzini
Ranked #423 of 431 Hotels in Milan
Reviewed 5 November 2007

Stayed at Hotel Mazzini in July 2007 for three nights, and I definitely liked the place. It’s nice, clean and friendly, really close to the Central Station, thus, being a good option for those planning to go somewhere else by train. You may want to use a cab if you have plenty of luggage, though, but it’s not a problem taking into account that the receptionists at this hotel are incredibly helpful and friendly. They will call a cab for you, help you with your bags and give you any directions&information you may need – from how to get to the place you need to movie advice and weather forecast for the rest of your vacation.
I particulary liked Abigail – nice and tactful, and Raffaele, who, in my opinion, is extremely skilled and professional in tourist business. And they serve you cappuccino which is beyond any praise, probably the best I’ve had at hotels in Italy.
Rooms are clean (the cleaning lady really does her job!), bathroom is good and totally new, so you won’t encounter any problems with water pressure or anything else. Bathroom utilities set (mean soap, shampoo etc.) demonstrates sincere care for customers and even includes a shower cap, a glass and slippers.
They say it can be a bit noisy at night (some rooms look right into Via Vitruvio), but it wasn’t a problem for me. However, if you’re noise-sensitive, you may want to ask for a room on the backside of the building, so that you can enjoy a view of a small cosy garden.
Among other things I want to mention are a small cosy bar (in case you’d like to have a drink) and an elevator (in case you have heavy bags).

  • Stayed: July 2007, travelled solo
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Reviewed 30 October 2007

Since we were arriving into Milan's central station quite late at night, we needed a cheap hotel that was easy to get too. Hotel Mazzini was satisfactory on both counts. We stayed in Room 10 on the first floor - high ceiling, good shower (if a little mouldy) - a clean but basic double room.
The breakfast wasn't outstanding - just cereal, coffee and a few danish pastries / croissants which weren't that fresh. In terms of nightlife, The Art Factory isn't too far away and it's a nice place to relax with some cocktails or a few glasses of wine.
All in all, I'd recommend this hotel to somebody on a budget, who isn't too fussy about extra luxuries and who is only staying for a night or two.

  • Stayed: October 2007, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 September 2007

After traveling in Italy, staying in 7 different hotels and b&bs in the 60-70 euro price range, we can definitely say that this was by far the worst place we stayed. We had the misfortune of having this place as our hotel for two nights in August. The room we were given had a funny odour, especially in the washroom. The furnishings were outdated and worn out. The headboard and tables in the room were greasy, the walls were filthy, and the chairs were damaged. In the washroom the entire ceiling in the shower area was covered in mould. The only thing that appeared to be clean in the room were the sheets (not the cover). We were not surprised that the room didn't have a/c as many places in Italy do not. However, there was no fan either. Therefore at night we either had to open the windows and get eaten alive by mosquitos or sweat with no fan. Needless to say we didn't sleep very well either night. There was also quite a lot of noise at night from people outside and other people staying in the hotel (the walls were thin). The breakfast on the first day was fine but on the second day the buns were stale and there were not enough for everyone who was staying at the hotel. The area around the hotel is not that nice. There were hookers on the street outside in the evenings. The positves about this hotel are that it is close to the train station and to the main street with shopping. It is however far from many of the other sites tourists may want to visit in Milan. There is no way we would ever stay in this hotel again.

  • Stayed: August 2007, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 November 2006

Mazzini was great value for the price. The room was spacious, clean and had air conditioning. The bathroom was also a good size and the provided toiletries were a nice addition. The guy at reception was friendly and helpful and breakfast was pretty good. It does look a bit dodgy outside, but inside is bright and clean.

  • Stayed: July 2006
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Reviewed 2 April 2006

We've just come back from Milan. Hotel basic but room ok. Staff friendly and helpful, particularly Susanna. Noisy at night. Felt ok walking around at night. Had a good time.

  • Stayed: March 2006
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Reviewed 17 March 2006

We ended up staying at the Mazzini hotel as we were "bumped off" from the Cristello hotel a block away (read my review on the Cristallo).
Myself and two mates were in Milan for the Ajax v Inter champions league game and had booked a triple room for one night. In fact there were twelve of us in all, split up between three different hotels.When we first approached the Mazzini from across the street it did look dirty and drab and we did wonder what we had been fobbed off with. However,when we entered the hotel we were pleasantly surprised. A friendly girl on the reception checked us in and we were given the triple room right by the reception (there are pluses and minuses to this room which I will come to). Behind the reception was the small dining room come bar area. We asked when the bar was open and she said now if you wish - brilliant! Asked when the bar closed, she said 2 or 3 in the morning she said you can get a beer at virtually any time. Things were really looking up.The bar in the other hotel was shut and when it was open closed at 11pm. She informed us that breakfast was from 7am, we said we will probably have to miss it as we had to catch our shuttle bus back to the airport from central station at 07.30. She said no problem,I will arrange for you to have breakfast at 06.45 instead (the Mazzini is about a 10-15 minute walk to Central station).The triple room we were given was quite spacious with ample room around the three beds. It had T.V. and air conditioning,our beds were clean and indeed very comfortable. The shower room/toilet was in our opinion big enough it even had a bidet. The shower was excellent with good water pressure. The wash basin area was in the main room. We were given plenty of towels plus shower gel and bars of soap.We even had shoe polish! I know a previous reviewer gave a negative review of this room and I can understand where they are coming from and it is the noise during the night.Because the room is right by the reception and the front door it does get quite noisy with the comings and goings of people,night reception guy chatting on the phone and when the trams start in the morning you can hear them rumbling by. As we were only staying one night it didn't really matter, in fact we didn't get back to the hotel until around 2am and we all simply "crashed" into bed. I thought we had a really good deal at 30 euro's (£21) each for the night including a nice breakfast in the morning,something our friends didn't get at their hotels.If I was staying for longer say 3 nights or more I would ask for another room perhaps upstairs.
All-in-all a short but pleasant stay. I have given the hotel an overall 3 star average rating but I would give it 4 stars for the friendy and helpful staff. Our only criticism (apart from the night noise) is the outside of the hotel could do with a freshen up to make it a little more welcoming. I would certainly consider staying here again if I return to Milan.

  • Stayed: March 2006
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Reviewed 21 February 2006

Stayed here for a night and I hate it. I can't wait to leave Milan because of this place. The hotel basically have no sewage system. It was nasty to shower and soak with 3 inches of water. The room look terrible and the bed sheet has stinks on it. I paid like 130 bucks and it definitely not worth it.

  • Stayed: February 2006
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Address: Via Vitruvio 29, 20124 Milan, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Milan > Stazione Centrale , Porta Venezia
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Bar / Lounge Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
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Ranked #423 of 431 Hotels in Milan
Price Range: £65 - £890 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Mazzini 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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