Milan + the Lakes Region

Hotels in Milan + the Lakes Region

Former convent dating from the 15th century with a lovely courtyard, located on the exclusive Via Gesù, not far from the city's best shopping, on Via Montenapoleone.

In the buzzing Tortona area of Italy’s industrial capital, Matteo Thun’s 249-room Nhow hotel—housed in a former factory—features a revolving showcase of contemporary art and furniture from Edra, Kartell, and other all-star design companies.

This early 1900s, family-owned villa hotel opened in 1994 with 36 romantic, one-of-a-kind rooms, featuring Art Nouveau–style furnishings and floral fabrics by local silk producer Ratti.

Italy’s style capital is buzzing with the news of its first hotel from a homegrown fashion house.

Business travelers are especial fans of Milan’s Park Hyatt, located just five minutes from the stock exchange and financial district. The 24-hour Business Centre includes a multi-lingual staff, secretarial services, and several state-of-the-art boardrooms for meetings.

Design students can take several lessons at this unique boutique hotel by Florentine architect Guido Ciompi just north of the duomo.

Opened in June 2004, Alle Meraviglie could not have a more appropriate name (roughly translated, it means “of wonders”).

For 20 years, Carla Sozzani’s unique mini mall 10 Corso Como has hosted multiple shops unified by a single zeitgeist and interior design reminiscent of a fairy garden.

Check into the 74-room, 19th-century Art Nouveau–style property that's long been the preferred mountain hideaway of Italian A-listers (soccer star Alberto Gilardino and Bond girl Maria Grazia Cucinotta rank among recent guests).

The mansion of an aristocratic family in the 19th century (and, during World War II, Benito Mussolini), Grand Hotel a Villa Feltrinelli resembles a private country manor. Its 21 suites pay homage to the Feltrinellis, with more than a thousand of their paintings and antiques on display.

In Milan’s residential Città Studi neighborhood, fashion and furnishings designer Christiane Blanchet has spruced up a 1903 villa with her signature Indochine aesthetic.

All 34 minimalist rooms are outfitted with Flos and Groppi light fixtures; beds are dressed in dark blue and bordeaux linens.