Select Italy Holiday Ratings
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Select Italy comprises a large range of accommodation, from simple residences to luxury hotels. The official ratings are based on certain facilities or services being available and they do not take into account the size of the bedrooms or public rooms, nor the preferred décor of the owner, which may be at odds with your taste. Hotels in the same category, even in the same resort, can vary considerably in character, ambience, service and facilities and may not offer the same staffing levels and facilities, or be as well maintained. it must be bourne in mind that cost is a good indication of standards, particulary when comparing hotels in the same star rating.
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Our Select category includes hotels which we believe offer good standards of service, accommodation and facilities, and which are situated in excellent locations.
Mid range properties, offering a good level of service and comfort for their price.
A collection of reasonably priced hotels, which offer a simple but decent standard of accommodation and represent excellent value for money.
Our Villaggio selection are family resorts, which we believe offer a good standard of accommodation and a good range of facilities to keep the entire family occupied during the vacation. These are friendly and easy-going resorts, providing very informal service and representing good value for money. These resorts have a high proportion occupancy of International clientele.
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About the hotel
Settings & Style
Portrait Milano stands out among the premier hotels in Milan, providing quintessentially Italian hospitality with a personalized touch for each guest and meticulous attention to detail. With 73 opulent suites, family suites, and rooms, guests have the chance to immerse themselves in the authentic essence of Milan within the luxurious ambiance of a five-star hotel.
Situated in one of the oldest seminaries in Europe, Portrait Milano offers an oasis of intimacy, tranquility, and timeless elegance. The hotel overlooks the city's newest and most fashionable destination, the Piazza del Quadrilatero, the largest public square in the fashion district, enhancing the overall experience for discerning travelers.
Restaurant & Bar
Whether it's for a romantic dinner, a business lunch, or refreshing moments, Portrait Milano’s restaurants and bars provide immersive tasting experiences that blend the creativity of skilled chefs within the distinctive backdrop of Piazza del Quadrilatero. Portrait Milano’s bars and restaurants extend a warm welcome to hotel guests, Milanese residents, and visiting patrons.
The 10_11 Restaurant, situated in the heart of the Quadrilatero, seamlessly integrates the 10_11 bar, garden, restaurant, and colonnade to accentuate the impressive architecture of the former Seminary with intricate and refined details. Drawing inspiration from the traditions of Northern Italy and its robust flavors, our menu evokes cherished memories, from Sunday lunches to festive gatherings where platters and bowls adorned the center of the table. Everything is designed for a warmly authentic gastronomic experience that fosters genuine conviviality.
The 10_11 Bar is an Italian bar with diverse personas that shift throughout the day. At its core is a bar spanning over 9 meters on each side: one indoors, surrounded by a welcoming ambiance, and the other overlooking the garden. Elevated experiences await beneath the shelter of the vaulted columns in the newly discovered Piazza del Quadrilatero. Those enamored with the good life can relish this idyllic setting during lunch, savor dolci alone at tea time, and revel in the golden hour of the aperitivo.
The Longevity Suite offers hotel guests complimentary access to a fully equipped fitness center, conveniently located just a 5-minute walk from the hotel. The fitness center boasts a gym and a relaxing wet area featuring a 19-meter (62-foot) pool.
Additionally, an on-site 24-hour fitness corner is available for light individual workouts and private sessions with a personal trainer. This dedicated space is equipped with Technogym amenities, including two treadmills, one Skillbike, a Technogym Bench, dumbbells, elastic bands, and weighted knuckles.
Explore our holistic approach to health and wellness, combining science-based protocols with unique programs focusing on wellbeing, nutrition, and movement. Discover the perfect balance between beauty and mental energy at our state-of-the-art facility.
- Accommodation & Facilities:
Architect Michele Bönan has infused the essence of classic Italian design into the creation of 73 distinctive accommodations at Portrait Milano. These include romantic suites, family suites, and spacious guestrooms, collectively embodying a novel concept of luxury hospitality. The accommodations seamlessly blend the opulent tradition of Milan’s grand mansions with a contemporary aesthetic.
The Portrait Studio rooms are both spacious and luminous, featuring a walk-in wardrobe in the entrance hall and a comfortable conversation corner by the king-size or twin beds. Adorned with made-in-Italy furnishings exuding a fashion-meets-design flair, the bathroom showcases Carrara marble and an oversized shower. Maximum occupancy is 2.
Studio Deluxe rooms showcase classic Italian design alongside a generous walk-in wardrobe or dressing room. An intimate conversation corner complements the king-size bed, while the bathroom features Carrara or porphyry marble tiles and an oversized bathtub or shower. Maximum occupancy is 2.
For Studio Deluxe Garden rooms, guests can revel in glorious garden views. These rooms, characterized by iconic Italian design and cardinal red accents, offer king-size or twin beds, and in some cases, a sofa doubling as an extra bed. The bathrooms boast floor-to-ceiling Carrara marble and an oversized shower. Maximum occupancy is 3.
Junior Suite rooms provide contemporary yet comfortable suites, complete with generous walk-in closets, living rooms featuring a conversation corner, and, in some instances, a stylish collection of art and lifestyle books. Offering king-size or twin beds, these suites also include sofas that convert into extra beds. The bathrooms feature floor-to-ceiling porphyry or Carrara marble, an oversized shower, and a separate bathtub. Maximum occupancy is 3.
Junior Suite Garden rooms offer partial views of the garden, featuring a cozy conversation area with a corner sofa that can be converted into a bed. With spacious walk-in closets, king-size beds, and Carrara marble bathrooms with oversized showers, these rooms accommodate a maximum of 3 guests.
Suites boast a modernist design, featuring an entrance hall leading to a large walk-in closet and a living room with a sofa that doubles as an extra bed. Some suites include a splendid solarium, while all offer king-size or twin beds. Bathrooms are characterized by floor-to-ceiling marble and oversized showers or bathtubs, with some featuring a hammam shower or an additional half bath. Maximum occupancy is 4.
Suite Garden rooms offer glorious garden views, featuring iconic Italian design, sumptuous materials, a stylish library of art and lifestyle books, a large dining table, and a comfortable corner sofa that converts into a bed if needed. The bedroom includes a lavish king-size bed, a generous walk-in wardrobe, and a bathroom clad in warm porphyry tiles with an oversized shower and separate bathtub. Maximum occupancy is 4.
The Portrait Suite, with vibrant red accents, draws inspiration from Milan's history as a fashion and design capital. Spanning over 920 square feet, these suites feature twin living rooms, one with a carefully curated library of art and lifestyle books, a sofa doubling as a comfortable bed, and a bedroom with a sumptuous king-size bed and a large walk-in wardrobe. Two bathrooms provide spa-inspired moments with contrasting natural stone from floor to ceiling and an oversized shower or bathtub. Maximum occupancy is 4.
Two-bedroom Family Studio rooms, inspired by Milan's fashion history, are spacious studios designed for traveling families. Each of the two separate bedrooms, sharing a common door, offers walk-in wardrobes, king-size or twin beds, and a conversation corner. Private baths feature floor-to-ceiling porphyry or Carrara marble and an oversized shower or bathtub. Maximum occupancy is 4.
The Two-bedroom Family Suite highlights a splendid solarium in its spacious and family-friendly design. With almost 1200 square feet of space, these suites include a modernist Italian design, a spacious living room with a sofa that doubles as an extra bed, and bedrooms accessible via a connecting door with either king-size or twin beds. The two bathrooms, featuring a stylish mix of natural stone, offer oversized showers or bathtubs, with some including a hammam shower or an additional half bath. Maximum occupancy is 6.
The Borromeo Suite, a bright and spacious suite, embodies the highest expression of the Portrait lifestyle philosophy, spanning just under 1800 square feet. This suite reflects Milanese aristocracy with glorious garden views, featuring twin living rooms with large corner sofas, a regal dining table and chairs, and a convenient kitchen area. The two large bedrooms, one with a king-size bed and the other with twin beds, each has its walk-in dressing room. The two bathrooms offer spa-inspired luxury with floor-to-ceiling marble and a large bathtub or oversized hammam shower. Maximum occupancy is 4.
Portrait Family Accommodation comprises unique solutions ranging from 3 to 7 bedrooms, ideal for families or friends traveling together. With practical connecting features, made-in-Italy furnishings, and luxurious design-focused flair, these accommodations offer king-size or twin beds, some with a sofa that converts into a comfortable bed. Each bedroom includes a spacious walk-in closet and a private bathroom with Carrara marble or porphyry and oversized showers or bathtubs. Views are either of the inner courtyard or the hotel’s private garden.
The Three-bedroom Royal Suite Garden, with spectacular views of the lush private garden, represents the pinnacle of the Portrait lifestyle philosophy. With over 2200 square feet of stylish and bright space, this suite accommodates one or more families comfortably. The twin living rooms with large corner sofas, family-friendly dining tables and chairs, and a convenient kitchen area echo the stylish mansions of Milan’s past. The three spacious bedrooms, with either king-size or twin beds, each come with their spacious dressing rooms, and provide easy access to each other. One of the bathrooms boasts a hammam shower, while the other two feature oversized showers or bathtubs; each of the three bathrooms offers pure luxury with elegant floor-to-ceiling marble. Maximum occupancy is 7.