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    Hotel Genius Downtown

    Via Porlezza 4, 20123 Milan, Italy
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    Overview
    • Excellent23%
    • Very good50%
    • Average16%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible5%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Wheelchair Access
    Babysitting
    Free Parking
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 245 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Very central, around 10 minutes walking from Milano Duomo cathedral. No parking. Receptionist offered us to park our car in front of the Hotel and leave (even its forbidden) he said you either get a ticket or not :D We chose to park it in...More

    Thank aukseib
    Reviewed 18 August 2017

    Very rude indian waiters. Young third-world-countries guests for the most. Rooms are pretty but walls are terribly thin, one can hear other guests breathing. Very bad experience. I will never go back.More

    Thank anucitra8
    Response from viaggiatore_nonstop, Direttore at Hotel Genius DowntownResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, thank you for your time submitting you review. It is always a good star point to help us improve and make the journey in Milano as pleseant as possible. Reading your review however leaves me surprised. All our staff is italian, except for...More

    Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

    Expensive but not among the expensive ones. Small room but serves the function. Nice air condition. Really excellent staff and mega service minded. Rooms are very clean and neat. Also recommended excellent restaurant for dinner. All in all a good and nice surprise.

    1  Thank SivHarriet
    Reviewed 22 July 2017

    The hotel is only 3 minutes far by walk to the shopping area and good value for money.Room was clean and in good condition. The hotel has kind and friendly staff.Beakfast buffet could be much better if they try:) Definitely recommended.

    Thank Ziba V
    Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

    The hotel is very well situated for sightseeing, close to the Sforza castle, in walking distance to the Last Supper, and at the beginning of the pedestrian zone leading to the Cuomo, but quiet. It's also a short taxi ride from the Milano Centrale train...More

    Thank vmh83
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$177 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #99 Family Hotel in Milan
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    • Italy >
    • Lombardy >
    • Milan >
    • Centro Storico
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    • Genius Downtown Hotel
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    Nearby
    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
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    BobRehobothBeach
    19 June 2015|
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    Response from viaggiatore_nonstop | Property representative |
    Hi we do not offer free parking has we do not have a garage. there are two parking solutions nearby, both paid. Please refer to our website for complete info on parking solutions. We offer an extensive enterprise-grade... More
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    9 April 2015|
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    Response from Chrissy G | Reviewed this property |
    Yes the rooms are all well air conditioned
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    "106 was next to the lift and quiet"
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