NH Grand Hotel Verdi
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Milan, wow, what a beautiful city!! We were able to visit the Duomo on the Morning of September 2nd and visit "The Last Supper" painting. What a great start to our trip!!
I thought breakfast was being given at 7.30 so I got up at 7 (somewhat reluctantly you understand) but nothing happened at 7.30 at all. Don't know if the message got a bit mixed up in the "translation" or not. Bottom line is I left at 8 with a glass of water in me to last until the first village after 3 hours walking. Noticed a mosquito having a go at my leg this morning. They are meant to be a nuisance amongst the ...
... town and big screens projecting news about the shows. Charlene wowed the crowd with the Kohls Collection and I was rocking the "House of Levi's ". We actually saw a Levi's store and saw my same jeans for 102 Euros. Who knew I was such a fashionista? We had a nice Milanese dinner and ready for Lake Cuomo tomorrow. Favorite food: Osso buco and saffron risotto (specialties of ...
... for Mum to fly with the cast but some airlines have a strict policy of not allowing people to fly with a cast. We don't know if Emirates is one of those airlines. If this is the case the cast will need to be cut so it is openable but it should stay on the arm. It would be sealed back up at the other end.
The x-ray pictures need to be kept by us and were not yet ready so I volunteered to come back later in the day.
Moved to Como this morning. Mum had been out with the group for dinner last night and was not at all happy. Mum does not drink at all and many of the rest of the group do, so she felt left out of the general jollity and was not in a mood to put ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews NH Grand Hotel Verdi Milan
I just returned from a weekend in Milan where I stayed at the Grand Hotel Verdi and it was a wonderful place to stay!! The staff members were very friendly and were very accomodating to my needs. Originally, when I booked my ticket, it was for a king-sized bed, but when I checked in, I received 2 double beds, which wasn't really good for me as I was staying there alone...a quick call to the reception and they sent a bellman to my room to transfer me to a room with a king-sized bed. In the process, they kindly upgraded me to an executive suite! The rooms were VERY spacious and clean!
We recently had the pleasure of spending 2 weeks in Northern Italy. We had read many reviews of local hotels and the Grand Verdi seemed to be a good value. Good location, nice rooms and a friendly staff. I am here to confirm everything but the friendly staff (with the exception of one member at the front desk and a very nice waiter in the restaurant that were very helpful). It started with us struggling to get our bags in the door...the staff watched but didn't help! Next while checking in, not so much as a smile from the gentleman ( I use the term loosely) behind the desk and again...no offer to help with the bags. Lastly, on the 2 occasions where I needed help with directions somewhere, they seemed annoyed. All of the other hotels where we stayed had extremely friendly staff memebers. This one surprised us. On the positive side, it is a nice hotel with clean rooms in a good location as mentioned above. If it is a bargain next time vs. the other hotels, like it was this time, we would go back.
Stayed for 3 nights over the Easter Weekend - we were not disappointed!
A good place to stay - reasonable prices, good location and staff who were out of this world. Rooms were very large (unusual in Milan). Only slight concern was that it is on a fairly busy road, but there was very little noise in the room. Would suggest that anyone staying in Milan stays here.
This is an excellent hotel, nice spacious room with walk-in-closet, sofa, bureau, sitting area and design bathroom. Also there is a good lighting plan, with much elements that can be switched off/on with two boxes next to each side of the bed. The staff at the reception speaks English very well and is very friendly and assist full. The breakfast buffet is first-class and has much more to offer than the average 4 star hotel. It is about a 5-10 minute walk to the nearest metro station. There is a well stocked supermarket close to the hotel (from the hotel go to the right, turn right at the first street, continue this street until you see the supermarket at your left.) Although there is some traffic noise in the room, we can recommend this hotel as one of the best 4 stars hotels in Milan.
After looking at several other hotels in Milan, I chose The Verdi because it appeared to be a nice hotel based upon the reviews and pictures. I can tell you that it did not disappoint! The hotel is beautiful, rooms are huge and clean, had free built in LAN high speed internet service for my laptop and even supplies the LAN cable. Location is ok, but within one minute walking distance is a hardware store, travel agency, computer store, sandwich shop, and numerous restaurants great for the business road warrior. The hotels resaurant All Opera is excellent and the complimentary breakfast is awesome! I just happened to hit Milan when the Euro was the strongest in history, so the free breakfast was very welcome.
Excellent room,bath!! Great Breakfast. Courteous personal!!!
My husband and I were in Italy for four weeks, traveling on our own. After some very small bathrooms and/or bedrooms at some very high rated Hotels, we were rewarded with the GRAND HOTEL VERDI IN MILAN, ITALY.
Not bad but off the beaten track
Nice place tio stay .. fab bathrooms good breakfat good restaurant.. its alittle bit 80's but in a nice way. One of the best beds ever (including Starwood Heavenly Bed) we got a good rate. walk in closests.. which you might need after a few hours around the golden triangle. If you need to go to Milan for what the city is Famous for ( cos it aint gonna win any prizes for design or beauty) ie Gucci Prada Dolce & Gabbana its a little far out on a horrid road... but hey you,ll have chance to break in your new Manolo's
This was the best hotel stay we had in Italy. The hotel service, food, and attention could not have been better. The rooms were large and the bathrooms tiled and roomy. You have a ten minute walk to the subway or bus. From there you can connect to anyplace. It is three subway stops away fror the tourist attractions. The subway is excellent transportation. Would absolutely stay there again.
Three nights at the opera .....
My husband and I stayed here for three nights earlier in the year.
Lovely reception area in bright shades of red and lots of authentic opera programmes etc decorating the walls. Huge and I mean huge bedroom plus walk in wardrobe area and lovely marbled bathroom. Again decorated in an operatic vein but very comfortable indeed.
Buffet breakfast had a huge range including a lot of low fat options.
We walked everywhere - very convenient location and very near to main rail station and metro.