It's possible to stay in Milan without breaking the bank! Here is a selection of 10 places to stay

When you think of Milan, the first image that comes to mind is certainly that of its famous cathedral, used systematically as a landmark. The Duomo cathedral is an architectural feat crafted from white marble, the details of which will always impress us. This district, which is very popular with visitors, boasts an exceptional strategic position for exploring the city over a weekend. Located in the centre of the city, you can reach the most emblematic sights of the Lombard capital in just a few minutes. Yet Milan is full of picturesque districts that never cease to amaze. And since beauty often comes at a price, finding the most affordable accommodation can quickly become a mission impossible. That's why we've put together a selection of the best places to stay in the capital of Lombardy, so that you don't have to break the bank.

La cathédrale de Milan ou le Duomo di Milano, Milan, Lombardie, Italie.

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1. A quiet night at the 3-star Eurohotel

Set in the Porta Venezia district, in the heart of Milan and just a 10-minute walk from Via Montenapoleone, this 3-star hotel is housed in an Art Nouveau complex dating back to the 1920s. The street is quiet. Just 250 metres from Porta Venezia Metro Station and 3 stops from Milan Central Station, the hotel boasts a privileged location in the city.

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Inside, the rooms are modern and well-equipped, with very comfortable bedding. The sober decor provides a sense of calm and blends in perfectly with the hotel's harmonious atmosphere. An air conditioning system completes the various rooms for those hot summer nights in Milan.

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As for the little extras, the bathrooms are all equipped with hairdryers. A fitness area is available for a session before the start of the day or after a walk around Milan. A wellness centre with sauna and spa showers is available on request. Wi-Fi connection is free of charge.

Eurohotel 3* Milan
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Eurohotel 3*

Accommodation in Porta Venezia, the heart of Milan.
7.7 Fine
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£141 / night
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2. My Hotel Milano, a confidential 2-star address

Close to the Santa Maria delle Grazie cathedral, this small 2-star accommodation is well worth a visit. Comprising 10 rooms, it is one of the most confidential addresses in the capital of Lombardy. The rates are very affordable for its location, and it is undoubtedly an excellent address for those on a tight budget.

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For those who do not travel without their pets, the hotel welcomes them. Rooms are equipped with a kettle and satellite TV. There are several categories of room, from the simplest to the largest family room, and almost all have en suite facilities.

© My Hotel Milano / Booking.com

The staff take great care of their visitors and show their kindness and professionalism. The entire establishment is cleaned daily in compliance with health regulations.

My Hotel Milano 2* Milan

My Hotel Milano 2*

A 2-star hotel with all the comforts you need for a great time in Milan.
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£108
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3. Stay at the contemporary 3-star Hotel di Porta Romana

Here's an establishment with plenty to offer. Located not far from the Porte Romaine, it benefits from the calm of the area while remaining central. The city's main monuments are just a short distance away, and there are plenty of transport links nearby.

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Recently refurbished, the 3-star hotel reopened in 2021 under completely new management and boasts contemporary, comfortable rooms that retain the vintage style of the old version, blending in perfectly with the new.

© Hotel di Porta Romana / Booking.com

All the rooms in the building have en suite bathrooms, balconies and high-quality materials.

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3* Hotel di Porta Romana

All rooms have a balcony and private bathroom.
7.2 Fine
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£105 / night
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4. A soothing night on the water at the Atmos Luxe Navigli inn

Among the picturesque streets of Navigli, at the foot of the green spaces that refresh the area, you'll find Atmos Luxe, a hostel with private rooms and dormitories. It's a more affordable alternative to a traditional hotel, while still offering the privilege of a private room.

© Atmos Luxe Navigli / Booking.com

Nearby Romolo metro station offers easy access. A typical Italian breakfast is served every morning at an additional cost. And for those who wish to enjoy it outside, there are numerous cafés surrounding the small accommodation. There is something for every traveller.

© Atmos Luxe Navigli / Booking.com

Private rooms are decorated with modern furnishings and have en suite bathrooms with towels, hygiene kit and hairdryers. Dormitories are equipped with secure lockers, towels and a hairdryer. All rooms are cleaned regularly and kept spotlessly clean. Internet access is also provided.

All rooms are decorated in a modern style with typical Milanese features. The colours used are directly inspired by the famous La Scala theatre, Lake Como, the Alps and many other typical places...

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Atmos Luxe Navigli

A comfortable youth hostel with en suite facilities.
8.2 Very good
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£131 / night
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5. Enjoy Duomo, a room with a view of Milan cathedral

Just 200 metres from Palazzo Reale and 200 metres from the Museo Del Novecento, this accommodation offers great value with a view of Milan's most popular cathedral. Comfortable bedding, air conditioning, Wi-Fi connection... everything is provided so that guests can make the most of their stay.

© Enjoy Duomo - Flavio Baracchini 9 / Booking.com

A continental or Italian breakfast can be served every morning and is included in the price. The in-house staff take great care in providing an unrivalled level of service.

© Enjoy Duomo - Flavio Baracchini 9 / Booking.com

This guest house has rooms with a safe, kettle, flat-screen TV and a lovely en suite bathroom. Bed linen and towels are also provided. All that's left to do is pack your bags.

Enjoy Duomo - Flavio Baracchini 9 Milan
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Enjoy Duomo - Flavio Baracchini 9

This guest house is ideally located in the capital of Lombardy.
8.4 Very good
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£217 / night
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6. Stay in a comfortable place with The Kingdom B&B flat

In a completely different style and less than fifteen minutes' walk from the Basilica of Saint-Ambroise, this charming bed and breakfast has double rooms opening onto a large communal living room with a dining area.

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The establishment has recently been renovated. The decor is contemporary with a few retro touches, such as the posters and chairs, inspired by the 70s.

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The rooms are furnished with comfortable bedding, pictures depicting the most emblematic places in the capital of Lombardy and a luggage rack. It's simple but very comfortable.

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The Kingdom B&B - Milan

This flat offers comfort with bed linen and towels provided.
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7. A prestigious night at the 4-star Da Vinci hotel

This 4-star accommodation is set in a huge garden and enjoys the peace and quiet of the countryside not far from the centre. It is located on the northern outskirts of the fashion city, about 9 km from the historic centre, and is close to Bruzzano railway station, offering direct access to the city centre.

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In view of its size, the hotel boasts spacious, tastefully decorated rooms. Each room has a private bathroom decorated with mosaics and beautiful furnishings. Bed linen and a comfortable bathrobe are provided to make you feel at home. Guests also benefit from free Wi-Fi access and air conditioning.

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This charming hotel also offers a restaurant service, work areas and meeting rooms. Apart from a few periods when prices are higher, this hotel offers top-of-the-range rooms at a preferential rate.

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Da Vinci 4* Hotel

Spacious, contemporary rooms make up this 4-star hotel.
7.9 Fine
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£73 / night
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8. Stay at the 3-star Hotel Vecchia Milano in an Italian film setting

Located in the Cinque Vie area in the centre of Milan, this small hotel building stands alongside the Catholic University, the Borromeo Palace and the church of Santa Maria Podone in a series of narrow streets typical of Milan. Just a few metres from the hotel is a pretty square where you can enjoy a good Spritz or a non-alcoholic version at the end of the day.

© Hotel Vecchia Milano / Booking.com

The establishment's vintage decor plunges visitors into another era, taking us back to the past of the Lombard city. A pretty wooden counter lined with black leather seats takes us back in time. It's like being in an Al Pacino film.

© Hotel Vecchia Milano / Booking.com

The rooms remain true to the authenticity of the place and are decorated with retro furniture. As we are in the centre of the city, the rooms are smaller but they do not lose out on comfort and are all equipped with air conditioning. As for cleanliness, the hotel cleans regularly.

Hotel Vecchia Milano 3* Milan

Hotel Vecchia Milano 3*

This small 3-star hotel offers accommodation in an authentic setting just a few minutes from Milan Cathedral.
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9. Angela's Apartment, stylish accommodation

A pleasant address for 3 people in the east of Milan, easily accessible by public transport (bus 58) and surrounded by tree-lined parks. Downstairs from the flat, there's no shortage of shops, bars and restaurants.

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The accommodation includes a large living-room/bedroom area with an outside view of the town, storage space, a dining area and a fully-equipped kitchen where you can prepare your own meals if required. The owner takes great care in providing coffee capsules, a kettle, bed linen and towels.

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The sober yet chic décor, combining wood and leather, contributes to the warm atmosphere of this home. A few colourful touches complete the picture. The bathroom is fitted with modern, up-to-date furniture and a shower.

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Angela's Apartment

The flat has one bedroom and one bathroom and is air-conditioned.
8.7 Superb
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£113 / night
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10. One night in the trendy MEININGER Milano Garibaldi inn

This contemporary and colourful youth hostel in the north of the city offers many advantages. It is next to Garibaldi metro station, which takes you to the historic centre in around 15 minutes. Shops and historic sites are just a short walk away.

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It boasts the very latest facilities **, practicality and comfort**, and has all the qualities you look for in holiday accommodation. There are a number of room options, including private studettes with en-suite bathrooms and all the comforts of home. Bed linen and towels are provided.

© MEININGER Milano Garibaldi / Booking.com

The dormitories offer the same level of comfort as the bedrooms, which is particularly noteworthy given the cleanliness and pleasantness of the spaces. Wardrobes and cupboards are provided for visitors' clothes and accessories. And to wake you up gently, a buffet breakfast is served every morning in the dining room. And with so much to choose from, it's sure to be a treat!

MEININGER Milano Garibaldi Milan

MEININGER Milano Garibaldi

The youth hostel is located in the heart of the Sempione district, the city's green lung.
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