Fodor's Expert Review Hotel Senato

Via Senato 22, Milan, Lombardy, 20121, Italy

The central courtyard of this boutique hotel near Milan's fashion district is covered in a layer of water, a cheeky nod to the Naviglio Grande canal that once ran in front of the 19th-century palace, which now has a sleek, minimalist design and artsy touches like brass ginkgo biloba–leaf lamps, serpentine mosaic floor patterns, and flowers and music selected by "curators." Relatively simple white-on-white guest rooms have black and gray accents, high ceilings, oak parquet floors, and white Carrara marble bathrooms; try for a room with a private terrace overlooking the peaceful courtyard. Though there's no formal restaurant, the Senato Caffè offers small plates and aperitivo. A seasonal rooftop sun deck is perfect for chilling and has a phone for placing drink orders with the Caffè.

PROS

  • cool designer touches
  • lovely breakfast buffet with local products
  • convenient location

CONS

  • some rooms on the small side
  • no real restaurant
  • basic gym facilities

Location

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Sophisticated
Central
Design
$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 02-781236

HOTEL DETAILS

43 rooms

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