Gay Milan – Mid-Range & Budget Hotels

Milan is renowned for its fashion, fabulous food and hot-blooded Italian men who like to work hard and play harder.

Our recommended mid-range and budget hotels for 2015 are sorted by area:

Milan Central Station

close to the gay nightlife and Corso Buenos Aires

city centre

close to the Duomo, the Quadrilatero d'Oro fashion hub and other major sights

other areas

hotels in other areas that deserve consideration

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near Milan Central Station

A great location for gay visitors. This central area includes Via Sammartini, the only ‘gay street’ in Italy, and Corso Buenos Aires, the most important shopping street in Milan. Transport links at the station provide easy access to other areas.

Crowne Plaza Milan City
Near the gay nightlife.
Crowne Plaza Milan City
Crowne Plaza Milan City
Crowne Plaza Milan City
Crowne Plaza Milan City

Crowne Plaza Milan City4 stars

Via Melchiorre Gioia 73 , Milan | map

8.3 Very Good based on 26 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Near the gay nightlife. Great facilities. Very modern.

The modern, centrally located Crowne Plaza is located next door to the Sondrio metro station, making this hotel an excellent base for exploring Milan’s attractions and shops.

Cruising Canyongay bars Lelephant, Mono and After Line are all within walking distance.

The soundproof guest rooms feature satellite TV, flat screen TV, air conditioning and marble bathrooms.  The hotel’s breakfast buffet has good choice of menu including freshly made Italian cakes and pastries.

The onsite restaurant serves international cuisine.  And before heading out in the in the evening, you can enjoy a cocktail in the lounge terrace.  The hotel also has a gym and and spa with Turkish bath and sauna.

Features: bar, restaurant, internet access, massage, sauna, gym | Updated: 02-24-2015

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Starhotels Ritz Milan
Best seller.
Starhotels Ritz
Starhotels Ritz
Starhotels Ritz
Starhotels Ritz

Starhotels Ritz4 stars

Via Spallanzani 40 , Milan | map

8.2 Very Good based on 92 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Best seller. Great for shopping & sightseeing.

A very comfortable and good-value hotel located close to Milan’s Corso Buenos Aires shopping district.  This lively area has a great selection of restaurants, theatres and bars (both gay and straight).

The rooms vary in size, from a small 17m² to a decent-sized 33 m² suites. Features include air conditioning, minibar and satellite TV.  Free WiFi is available for a limited period in public areas and premium rooms & suites.

Starhotel Ritz has a wellness centre that includes a sauna, Turkish bath and Finnish shower.

There is another excellent branch in central Milan – Starhotels Echo.

Features: bar, restaurant, internet access, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 02-24-2015

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Hotel Berna, Milan
Popular choice.
Hotel Berna
Hotel Berna
Hotel Berna
Hotel Berna

Hotel Berna4 stars

Via Napo Torriani 18 , Milan | map

8.8 Very Good based on 101 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Popular choice. Fabulous bar. Near the gay scene.

A little bit of Switzerland in the heart of Milan. This excellent value-for-money 4-star hotel offers the sort of professional, welcoming and efficient service that other hotels only dream of.

The comfortable rooms feature free WiFi, individual thermostat-controlled heating and a complimentary non-alcoholic minibar (refilled daily).  A fabulous breakfast and free coffee is available all day in the lobby.

Location-wise, the Berna is just moments from the Central Station and close to many of the best tourist sites. Cruising Canyongay bars Lelephant and Afterline are all within walking distance.

Features: bar, cafe, internet access, free wi-fi | Updated: 02-24-2015

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Hotel Michelangelo
Excellent value.
Hotel Michelangelo Milan
Hotel Michelangelo Milan
Hotel Michelangelo Milan
Hotel Michelangelo Milan

Hotel Michelangelo Milan4 stars

Piazza Luigi di Savoia , Milan | map

8.0 Good based on 89 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Excellent value. Good breakfast. Close to the nightlife.

Hotel Michelangelo’s excellent location, close to the Central Railway Station, makes it the perfect point from which to navigate around Milan.

Da Vinci’s Last Supper and the famous Duomo are close. Many of the most popular gay night-time venues are within walking distance, including Cruising Canyon, and popular Lelephant and Afterline gay bars.

The air-conditioned rooms are relatively simply furnished but comfortable and soundproof. Each room has a free minibar and whirlpool bath.

Great value for money option with regular special promotions and offers.

Features: bar, restaurant, internet access, free wi-fi | Updated: 02-24-2015

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NH Grand Hotel Verdi
Spacious rooms.
NH Grand Hotel Verdi
NH Grand Hotel Verdi
NH Grand Hotel Verdi
NH Grand Hotel Verdi

NH Grand Hotel Verdi4 stars

Via Melchiorre Gioia 6 , Milan | map

7.8 Good based on 77 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Spacious rooms. Excellent dining. Near metro station.

A very good-value, modern hotel offering unusually spacious rooms and suites (even the standard rooms are 34 m²).

Guest rooms at the NH Grand have a king-sized bed (or two double beds), air conditioning, free WiFi, satellite TV and soundproof windows.

Located close to the Gioia metro station, with easy access to other parts of Milan.

Features: bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 02-24-2015

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Hotel Garda Milan
Smart value.
Hotel Garda
Hotel Garda
Hotel Garda
Hotel Garda

Hotel Garda3 stars

Via Napo Torriani 21 , Milan | map

7.8 Good based on 10 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Smart value. Convenient location. Near metro & gay scene.

Most Booked Award 2014
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The smart-value Hotel Garda enjoys a very central location  just a 5-minute walk from the Central Station and within easy access to the main sights and shopping areas.  Local gay bar Lelephant and Afterline are within walking distance.

All guest rooms are air-conditioned and feature satellite TV, minibar, safe, en suite bathroom with a bathtub or shower. WiFi is available for a fee.

Reception is open 24 hours a day, and a Continental breakfast is served each morning.

Features: bar, restaurant, internet access | Updated: 02-24-2015

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Klick Hotel Milano
New budget hotel.
Klick Hotel Milano
Klick Hotel Milano
Klick Hotel Milano
Klick Hotel Milano

Klick Hotel Milano1 stars

Via Antonio Da Recanate 2 , Milan | map

7.7 Good based on 52 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: New budget hotel. Contemporary design. Great location.

Located opposite the Central Station and a short walk from the gay bars on Via Sammartini street, this modern budget hotel offers stylish rooms with free WiFi, flat screen TV and air conditioning.

Some rooms have views of Piazza Duca d’Aosta.  Reception and room service are available 24 hours a day.

Klick Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the popular shopping street Corso Buenos Aires.  The Milan Cathedral (Duomo) is 4 metro stops away.

Features: free wi-fi | Updated: 02-24-2015

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city centre – near the Duomo

Radiating from the Duomo, Milan’s impressive gothic Cathedral, are streets filled with historical sights and museums. Nearby, the Quadrilatero della Moda (Fashion Quadrilateral) is home to some of the world’s most famous luxury brands.

Hotel Manzoni Milan
Great for shopping.
Hotel Manzoni – Milan
Hotel Manzoni – Milan
Hotel Manzoni – Milan
Hotel Manzoni – Milan

Hotel Manzoni – Milan4 stars

Via San Spirito 20 , Milan | map

9.2 Fantastic based on 6 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Great for shopping. Boutique classic. Top-rated.

Classic boutique hotel located in the heart of Milan’s Via Monte Napoleone fashion district. The rooms at Hotel Manzoni are elegant and feature wooden floors, LCD TV, minibar and free WiFi.

Onsite facilities include a restaurant that serves Italian and international menu and a wellness centre with a gym, spa and massage service.

The Duomo is a 10-minute walk away from the hotel.  Great location from which to explore the city.

Features: bar, restaurant, massage, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 03-02-2015

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UNA Maison Milano
Elegant rooms.
UNA Maison Milano
UNA Maison Milano
UNA Maison Milano
UNA Maison Milano

UNA Maison Milano4 stars

Via Giuseppe Mazzini 4 , Milan | map

9.2 Fantastic based on 12 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Elegant rooms. Good for shopping. Near metro station and Duomo.

Elegant boutique hotel, housed in a 20th-century building around the corner from the Milan Cathedral.

UNA Maison Milan features stylish, spacious rooms with flat screen satellite TV and WiFi (charges apply).  DVD player and iPod docks are available upon request.  Most rooms have a balcony.

Location-wise, the UNA Maison is next to Duomo metro station and close to many shops and restaurants and La Scala Theatre. The gay nightlife on Via Sammartini can be reached within 15 minutes.

Features: bar, internet access | Updated: 02-24-2015

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Hotel Spadari al Duomo
Boutique choice.
Hotel Spadari al Duomo
Hotel Spadari al Duomo
Hotel Spadari al Duomo
Hotel Spadari al Duomo

Hotel Spadari al Duomo4 stars

Via Spadari 11 , Milan | map

Why this hotel: Boutique choice. Large balcony. Top-rated.

Fabulous boutique hotel located just a few steps from Piazza del Duomo and the iconic Milan Cathedral.

Hotel Spadari offers stylishly designed guest rooms decorated with original artworks and paintings, free WiFi, flat screen TV and high quality bathroom products.  Some rooms have a large balcony with city views.

The hotel is renowned for excellent service and staff.

The location is great – close to some of Milan’s best shops and restaurants and just a short walk to Duomo metro station which gives easy access to the gay nightlife.

Features: bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 02-24-2015

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Zurigo Hotel Milan
Excellent location.
Zurigo Hotel
Zurigo Hotel
Zurigo Hotel
Zurigo Hotel

Zurigo Hotel3 stars

Corso Italia 11 , Milan | map

Why this hotel: Excellent location. Near metro station & Duomo. Good breakfast.

Zurigo Hotel is in Milan’s historic centre, just a 10-minute walk from the Cathedral and close to the Italia Missori Metro Station and popular gay venues like One Way Club and G-Lounge.

The comfortable rooms feature a TV, air conditioning and safe.   A varied and large breakfast buffet is offered, and you are welcome to enjoy a self-service lunch in the café.

The staff speak good English and will help you plan your stay, with tourist tips and restaurant recommendations.

Features: cafe, internet access | Updated: 02-24-2015

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Hotel Canada Milan
Convenient location.
Hotel Canada
Hotel Canada
Hotel Canada
Hotel Canada

Hotel Canada3 stars

Via Santa Sofia 16 , Milan | map

Why this hotel: Convenient location. Modern rooms. Great value.

Great value for money, centrally located hotel, close to the Crocetta metro station (just two metro stops from the Duomo) and the main shopping district.

The modern air-conditioned rooms feature LCD TV, minibar and free WiFi.   The reception is open 24 hours a day, and a Continental breakfast is served in the hotel’s dining room.

Hotel Canada is just a few steps from the popular One Way Club that plays mainstream chart music to a lively gay crowd and G-Lounge.

Features: cafe, internet access, free wi-fi | Updated: 02-25-2015

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Hotel Charly
Great value.
Hotel Charly
Hotel Charly
Hotel Charly
Hotel Charly

Hotel Charly2 stars

Via Settala 76 , Milan | map

Why this hotel: Great value. Quiet location. Near several gay venues.

Tucked away off the main shopping street, Hotel Charly is just a few minutes from the Central Station. A great place if you want to explore the city while enjoying the peace and quiet.

Just around the corner is the Cruising Canyon, and gay bars Lelephant and Afterline.

Charly has 20 air-conditioned rooms decorated in an original Italian style, some with a balcony overlooking the garden. Each room has a shower, hair dryer, safe and LCD digital TV.

There is free WiFi and a 24-hour serviced reception.

Features: bar, internet access, sun terrace, free wi-fi | Updated: 02-24-2015

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other areas

For gay travellers who wish to explore other options in central Milan, we recommend the following well-rated hotels.

Ramada Milan
Modern rooms.
Ramada Plaza Milano
Ramada Plaza Milano
Ramada Plaza Milano
Ramada Plaza Milano

Ramada Plaza Milano4 stars

Via Stamira d'Ancona 27 , Milan | map

8.0 Good based on 147 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Modern rooms. Near metro station & gay cruise clubs.

The modern Ramada Plaza Milano is located close to the city centre and just a 2-minute walk from Turro Metro Station (from which you can easily access all the historical sights and shopping areas).

The colours and fabrics give the guest rooms a slightly retro feel that blends well with the latest technology.  Room features include free WiFi, minibar, safe, coffee maker, and LCD TV and satellite TV.

The Ramada Plaza is located within a couple of minutes’ walk of two of Milan’s largest cruising clubs: Depot and Flexo Club.

Features: bar, restaurant, internet access, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 02-24-2015

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Hotel Five Milan
Gay-popular.
Hotel Five Milan
Hotel Five Milan
Hotel Five Milan
Hotel Five Milan

Hotel Five Milan3 stars

Corso Lodi 4 Angolo Via Salmini , Milan | map

Why this hotel: Gay-popular. Great value. Close to metro station.

Good-value hotel near Porta Romana metro station with easy access to Milan city centre,

The modern guest rooms at  Hotel Five are air conditioned and feature satellite TV and free WiFi. A complimentary breakfast is served daily. Staff are helpful and friendly.

Hotel Five is is within walking distance to several restaurants, clubs and and gay venues including Milan’s hottest gay dance club, The FARM.

Features: bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 02-24-2015

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