Hotel in Milan city center
The hotel is located in an enviable spot in Milan city center, just a few steps from the financial district, the Teatro Alla Scala, the Fashion District and the Duomo Cathedral. The Grand Hotel et de Milan with its bar and restaurants, gourmand enclaves of the city, is the perfect place to stay, whether for pleasure or for business. Point of reference for guests looking for luxury, discretion and privacy, set in the cosy and pleasantly vintage atmosphere of an aristocratic historical Milanese palace. Since three generations, the management of the hotel has been passed on to the Bertazzoni Family, who runs it with great passion. Among the many distinguished guests staying here in the past, the Maestro Giuseppe Verdi chose the “Milan” for many years: since then, the love for music and the Opera has permeated its rooms as a sublime leit motiv.
The prestigious guests
A place rich in atmosphere, full of traces left by the passage of great personalities whose names have shaped the history. Opened in 1863, the Grand Hotel et de Milan is the hotel in Milan city center that preserves all the charm of an ancient Milanese "house". It is still nowadays the favourite hotel of eminent names of the world of culture, entertainment, fashion, music, national and international business.
The hotel has always listed names of national and international renowned amongst its guests. The most illustrious of these was the Maestro Giuseppe Verdi, who stayed here from 1872, alternating his business life in the city with the relaxing environment of his country home in Sant'Agata. In those years, Verdi spent a long time working on “Othello” and then “Falstaff”.
The “Milan” Hotel is in a strategic location for Verdi’s daily routine: just a short walk from La Scala Theatre and opposite to Via Bigli, where the Countess Clara Maffei, a good friend of his, used to live.