Looking for a hostel in Milan? Look no further, all the good deals in Milan are on Dorms.com. Like thousands of other people every month, book your hostel securely at the best price in all neighbourhoods of Milan. On this site, you can easily find a hostel downtown, in a trendy neighbourhood; a hostel in the student- university district, close to bus or train stations, airports or major attractions of Milan.
Who knows where Italy’s second-largest city gets its power from? Milan has influenced some of the greatest creative minds in history, from Leonardo da Vinci in the 15th century to Giorgio Armani, Miuccia Prada and Gianni Versace in the 20th. Naturally, you want a piece of that action. But it must be crazy expensive, right? Nope. Whether you’re a solo backpacker or travelling in a group, you’ll find a cheap hostel to suit you – and some of them are right in the city centre and downtown neighbourhoods. If you’re worried about sharing your dorm with Big Fashion obsessives, think again. Milan is also rocking two iconic football teams, impressive Gothic architecture, some interesting flea markets and a surprisingly edgy underground culture (ssshhh – it’s a secret). It’s all here waiting to be discovered – so book yourself into a Milan hostel and get discovering.
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Milan has three major airports. Milan Malpensa is 48km from the city centre. The MALPENSA EXPRESS service from Malpensa Aeroporto railway station runs 20 hours a day, taking about 30 minutes. www.malpensaexpress.it. There is also a shuttle bus: www.malpensashuttle.it
Bus services operate from Linate Airport (8km from the centre) to the centre and to Stazione Centrale www.atm-mi.it
The Orio Sh
uttle serves Orio al Serio airport, about an hour by road from the centre. www.orioshuttle.com
Most intercity trains arrive into Stazione Centrale, the biggest of Milan’s train stations. Within the city, the tram, train and the subway system are easy to navigate.
The main bus station is next to Lampugnano metro station. Tickets for national services can be bought at the tourist office.
Buy tickets at self-service machines, news vendors and ATM Point centres. Validate tickets as soon as you step on board, and keep for inspection. The number 94 bus circles the city centre and popular tourist highlights.
A night route has recently been implemented that follows the stops along the metro when it is closed.
Hire a bike at various points in the city centre, with the first 30 minutes free of charge. Register on the BikeMi website (www.bikemi.com) where you can get a daily (€2.50) or weekly (€6) subscription.
Language: Italian. English is widely spoken.
Timezone: Central European Time (GMT+1)
Dialing code: Country +39; area code (0)2
Central Post Office
Via Cordusio 4
02 6707 2150
The Milan Clinic has English-speaking doctors.
Via Cerva 25,
(0)2 7601 6047
Spazio Piazza Castello 1 (corner of Via Beltrami)
02 8845 5555
Most shops open from 9.30-12.30 then from 15.30-19.30, although bigger stores are open all day. Many close on Sunday and reopen on Monday afternoon, although food stores open on Monday mornings but close Monday afternoon.
Call 112 for emergency police, fire and ambulance services.
We are located the real heart of Milan, 10min walking from the Duomo, Vittorio Emanuele Gallery and La Scala theatre, and 15min away from the lively neighbourhood of Navigli with its bars and pubs. Just ask our reception, open 24/7, for any insightful tip, update on events or directions!
This MEININGER hotel is located in the Lambrate district of Milan, the Zone 3 administrative division. This district is 6 kilometres north-east of the city center and has a variety of attractions within this district and in the areas close to it. The design district within Lambrate is an enthralling place to visit as it has become a place to represent the recovery of Milan architecture, staging multiple events each year related to design, art and cultural activities.
Our Hostel is located near the famous Milan Cathedral, which is easily within walking distance or by subway (5 metro stops). The Hostel is also very near to the historic city centre and to high fashion stores.We are located at the metro stop Milano Pasteur, viale Monza n° 38.
This hostel is based close to Garibaldi train station and therefore has great public transport connections to across the city. Notable landmarks such as the Sforza Castle, Palazzo Serbelloni and the famous Milan Cathedral are all within walking distance from this hostel.