Well situated just opposite the Duomo at the heart of cosmopolitan Milan, the Straf Hotel boasts a chic fusion of Italian fashion, minimalist design and classic architecture. It’s also just round the corner from the Duomo metro station and very near shopping opportunities and some of the city’s beautiful piazzas. It’s 32km from Malpensa Airport, 7.9km to Linate Airport and 3km from Central Station.
There isn’t a spa, but you can book into one of the hotel’s ‘Wellbeing Rooms’, which feature an electronic massage chair, as well as an aromatherapy and chromotherapy corner consisting of gadgets that change the lighting colour and emit scented air – all of which is designed to improve your mood.
The Straf Hotel boasts 64 modern rooms and suites by designer Vincenzo De Cotiis, who has created a moody atmosphere with scratched mirrors, burnished brass, iron, black stone and cement. All rooms feature either king or twin beds; free Wi-Fi, LCD TVs with satellite channels, mini-bars, telephones and room safes. Private baths include plush robes, toiletries and bidets. Suites and executive rooms include terraces overlooking the spires of the magnificent Duomo cathedral.
There are many famous Milan sights within walking distance, including the adjacent Duomo, La Scala Opera House and Via Montenapoleone, for shopping. Sforza Castle and Santa Maria Grazie are just a little bit further, but definitely worth the walk.
After a day of pounding Milan streets, the Bar Straf offers perfect relaxation. Those seeking a stylish, urban hangout will enjoy the unconventional atmosphere of the bar and the cool service.
Via San Raffaele 3MilanItaly