Hotel Principe Di Savoia
What We Love
- This landmark hotel attracts fashionistas and film stars
- Free shuttle service to/from Milan's city center
- Excellent aperitivo served at the see-and-be-seen Principe Bar
- 24-hour room service
- It's a 25-minute walk to the shopping and tourist areas, but there are excellent bus and subway options right on the doorstep
What To Know
- A $7 city tax per person, per night, will be collected by the hotel at checkout
- Reservations are recommended at the restaurant, especially if you want to dine alfresco
- The free WiFi can be slow; high-speed WiFi costs an additional $27 per day
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- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
Located on Milan’s Piazza della Repubblica, Hotel Principe di Savoia has been a high society hotel since the 1920s. Glamorously old-fashioned, this five-star sleep was revamped in 2009 by lauded architect Thierry Despont, who added a modern update to spaces like Il Salotto, a grand lobby bar where fashionistas and film stars sip drinks on plush highback chairs under crystal chandeliers, and the Principe Bar, a see-and-be-seen spot decorated with handmade velvet fabrics and giant mirrors that serves a rollicking after-work aperitivo hour and is especially popular during Milan Fashion Week.
Bed and Bath
With 301 guestrooms, the hotel offers a range of options, from Classic Rooms to Signature Suites. Even the basic room categories, which are furnished in rich pink, green or red linens, throw pillows, and antique pieces and window treatments, feel posh. The 19th-century-style furniture was inspired by Italian master carpenter Giuseppe Maggiolini; the bathrooms are decked out in rich wood and marble and are stocked with Acqua di Parma products. Deluxe Rooms feature hand-painted wall frescoes, and the Junior Suites come with spacious living areas.
Chef Fabrizio Cadei helms the kitchen at the Acanto restaurant, where you’re more likely to dine with locals than guests. Rooted in traditional Italian cuisine, the menu reads like a culinary tour of the country, though it does showcase a few exotic (by Italian standards) dishes, like spiced spit-roasted shoulder of suckling pork rubbed with Sichuan pepper. The hotel’s top floor is dedicated to Club 10, an assemblage of fitness, well-being and pampering facilities, such as a glass-enclosed heated swimming pool.
In the Area
The nearby Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli is a fantastic place for a morning jog or a late evening stroll. Inside the park is the Museo Civico Storico di Storia Naturale, Milan’s natural history museum, which is a great place to visit if you’re traveling with children. Most everything of interest is within walking distance of the hotel, including the Duomo, La Scala and Leonardo’s Last Supper. Design aficionados will appreciate the city’s glut of furniture and home design shops, such as the Nilufar boutique on Via della Spiga, which specializes in intricately woven carpets.
How to Get There
I have stayed at many 5 star hotels. But when I opened my door to my room, I was blown away. The presentation was out of this world. The bed was firm, but once you put your head on the pillow you are out for hours. The staff are super friendly and help you in anyway they can.
The lobby and the whole.hotel is laveshed with beautiful ornaments. The rooms have lovely paintings.
Very well located and would.love to come back.
I have been in Milan before and more than ones. I was surprised to see how is getting more and more beautiful every time.
Principe di Savoia is a must for the quality of the service for the restaurant for the club and all the amenities. Simply the best!
The hotel was and still is one of the kind going through the years with an amazing class and style.
Bkfst if very good, room comfort un-discussable, even if old style, it has its charm and warmth. Service is at the overall high standard image. Room price is not the most expensive in Milano.
If you go by car, check first their parking fees ...
Principe Di Savoia a 5 star landmark of a hotel in the heart of Milan once more turns out to be a disappointment regarding its service on a 360 scale ( I will leave out the concierge cause they are always polite & helpful)
From the front desk, the receptionists, the spa lady and some waiters at Il salotto restaurant, it is the 3rd time within 5 years that I experience inefficiency, obnoxious behavior, ignorance and qualities that quite clearly made me feel not welcome, made me feel not at ease and definitely not a guest in a 5 star hotel.
it is a shame such a beautiful all time classic 5 star hotel to have such staff.
Last but not least as I pointed out on my social media, We are sorry we are not Arabs to give hefty tips but as Europeans we have been the bread and butter for hotels like that for decades so the least they could do is serve us and attend to us the same way they do to their Arab guests and not ignore us .
Stayed here for a few nights while on business.
Excellent Dorchester collection hotel. Having stayed at other properties, I was looking forward to it and this was as expected. Luxurious, beautiful building and lobby, rooms were comfortable and we were upgraded so quite a large room with high ceilings. Traditional beautiful furnishing appropriate for the style. Staff were friendly, attentive and most importantly efficient. They were quick and happy to accommodate any requests. I used room service a lot and appreciate their efforts in customizing my orders.
My guest arrived earlier before I did and before check in time...the reception staff were very accommodating in allowing him to check in ahead and asked for his room preference, which was greatly appreciated.
Overall a wonderful hotel in a great location with friendly staff. If I had to make one criticism it would be some wear and tear is evident in the rooms and hotel is probably in need of refurbishment in a few years time. However it didn’t detract from our stay and would highly recommend!