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“Great, cheap, clean place to stay”
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Hotel Arno
Ranked #281 of 428 Hotels in Milan
Trinidad, West Indies
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great, cheap, clean place to stay”
Reviewed 17 May 2009

My sister and I stayed there for 2 nights. Hotel Eva and Hotel Arno are the same establishment. We made the reservation at one but stayed in the other. They're on the same floor but on different ends of the hall. Very helpful and friendly manager. Clean rooms and bathroom, we paid for private room and bathroom. Hot water. Minimal noise from subway and tram. Not too far from Duomo subway stop. Made our Milan experience memorable.

  • Stayed April 2009
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2009

This hotel is a bit far from the main train station 10/15 minutes walk (you obviously need to know the direction on how to get there as it is not indicated, so get a map)
The services provide and the way people go out of their way to make you happy is well worth the visit.
On top of that, prices are really good value so give it a try!

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled solo
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London
1 review
Reviewed 12 January 2009

After coming from bad and terrible experiences from from hostels we stayed in in Rome and Venezia, we find Hotel Arno an excellent place to stay in Milan. We have not checked in when we arrived at about 10am because our room is not ready yet. Instead, the owner/receptionist lets us leave our luggage and come back after an hour or two. Before we went out, Patrizio (owner/receptionist) is very very courteous and extremely helpful to their guests. He assisted us in locating important places to visit in Milan and places for bargain shopping. The hotel is clean, well maintained and very close to the main train station. It is also close to the coaches going to the airport - i.e. Bergamo. The tram/buses which will take you to the center/Duomo can be reached for about 2-5 minutes by walking. Arno and Eva are sister hotels which owned by brothers, so you can expect that there's only 1 reception on both hotels which are the owner themselves. Hotel's rate is excellent for a budget travellers like us and highly recommended for those people who have limits on their wallet. There is a free (1/2 hour) internet just behind the reception where you can check emails, see bus/plane schedules and to look for additional places to visit in Milan. Overall, if I will come back to Milan, I will definitely check in to this hotel.

  • Liked — Cleanliness, Very accommodating and courteous staff
  • Disliked — The lift
  • Stayed January 2009, travelled with friends
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Thank Shrewd17
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Level 6 Contributor
130 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2008

We arrived at hotel Arno about 10AM and our room wasn't ready yet but we could leave our luggage on the reception desk and we could go out. There are 2 free pc+internet behind the reception desk so we were able to use them and check out our mails...We also had some wi-fi connection in the room but wasn't so stable...The good thing about this hotel (one floor of a big building devided on 2 hotels - Arno and Eva) is that we could book the room without any pre-payment or any credit card details...which was so nice! There is not breakfast included in the room price but is ok - we had a lot of restaurants and bakeries down on the street not far away from the hotel. We booked a room with bathroom (most of the rooms are without bathroom so people needed to use the shared bathrooms on the same floor which weren't that bad) and also had a tv in the room (not every room has tv). The owner was very kind and also helped us with some good advises about where to go and how to go there. Also gave us free maps of the town.The price was great - 64euro for double room with insuite bathroom.

  • Liked — The location
  • Disliked — no breakfast
  • Stayed October 2008, travelled with family
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Thank ToTravelIsToBreathe
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London
Level 4 Contributor
19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2008

The hotel is within walking distance from Central station (the station you get the bus to from Malpensa airport). It's about a 20 minute walk to get to the Duomo or you can get the tube or trams. The guy running the hotel was very very nice, very helpful and speaks English. There is a restaurant as you come out the hotel immediately to the right which was the best food we had in Milan and was so cheap compared to England.
The rooms were tidy and neat. There were rugs in the cupboard if it got a bit cold (we were there in November.) Yes there is noise from the trams but the trams are everywhere in Milan.
I would say that it's great if you're going away with a friend for the weekend or something or if you're backpacking. If you're going with a girlfriend or boyfriend, it's not gonna wow them but you can't expect to wow someone with the cheap rates that it charges. if you want the wow factor then dig deep in to your pockets. if you want somewhere friendly, good value, good location that's tidy, book here.

  • Liked — Value,location
  • Stayed November 2008, travelled with friends
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Thank FJLondon
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2008

Small hotel on the 4th floor of an old building..really quiet. Very clean and extremely friendly and helpful staff. Its basic but great value for milan. Breakfast not included. Literally 5 min walk to Porta Venezia tube station or the other way to Central station for buses to airports. Corso Buenos Aires 5 min walk too..great for shopping. You can walk to the centre form this hotel. Definitely recommend it.

  • Stayed September 2008, travelled on business
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Thank emilieDublin_Ireland
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Cincinnati
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2007

This was a basic hotel which is all we needed for our one night stay. The guy at the front desk spoke good english and was very helpful with Milan tips. I wouldn't really recommend going to Milan because there wasn't a lot to do but if you decide to visit there, this is a good hotel. We actually stayed in their sister hotel (hotel eva) but it was in the same location. We shared a bathroom which turned out to be okay. I'd recommend if you are looking for somewhere cheap but decent.

  • Liked — Helpful staff
  • Disliked — the city of Milan
  • Stayed July 2007, travelled with friends
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Property: Hotel Arno
Address: Via Lazzaretto 17, 20124 Milan, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Milan > Stazione Centrale
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Ranked #281 of 428 Hotels in Milan
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Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Arno 1*
Number of rooms: 19
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