How to reach
car - On leaving the motorway, take the Tangenziale Est
at Lambrate. Follow Via Rombon and then Via Porpora. You
will exit at Piazza Loreto. Here take the fourth street
on the right, Vial Brianza. Turn left at the first traffic
light and continue on Via Venini. After the second traffic
light, take the first right to the hotel.
train - On arriving at the central station exit to the
left of the station. Take the street directly opposite, ViaDomenico
Scarlatti. The hotel is 200 metres along at number 24.
plane - Various companies run shuttle buses from the main
airports and the central train station at regular intervals (about
every 15 minutes at peak times). From the left of the station,
leaving the station and facing the Piazza Duca D’Aosta, Via
Domenica Scarlatti runs parallel to Via Domenico Vitruvio leading
you to the Hotel at number 24.
Travelling around the city
The Hotel Andreola is close to the efficient Metropolitana,
Milan’s metro system. The Milan metro (MM) consists of
four underground lines: MM1, MM2, MM3 and the blue Passante Ferroviario. The
metro line is a convenient – and the easiest – way of
getting around. The Hotel Andriola is very close to the MM1
(red), MM2 (green) and MM3 (yellow) lines.
The Hotel Andreola Milano is ideally located in the
centre of Milan. Whether you are visiting Milan on business
or for leisure, you are guaranteed the perfect base from which to
start your day.
Renowned as one of the world’s major commercial
and financial centres, Milan draws visitors from
far and wide. It
is also renowned as the world capital of design and fashion and is
home to spectacular works of art.
Located at number 24, Via Domenico Scarlatti, the Andreola
Central Hotel is a short 5 minute walk from the central train station
Milano Centrale and thus in the middle of this sprawling metropolis. Luckily,
the majority of the attractions are concentrated in the centre. Via
Domenico Scarlatti runs perpendicular to the central train station,
click on the Interactive Map of Milan for
a better view of the hotel’s location and surrounding area.
The famous Duomo, Milan’s impressive cathedral,
is the fourth largest in the world and is renowned for its eye catching
gothic architecture. Commissioned in 1386 by Gian Galeazzo
Visconti, the cathedral can hold a congregation of 40,000. The
first sight of the cathedral is unforgettable with its marble façade,
spires and statues.
Heavily bombed during WWII but rebuilt, the Galleria Vittorio
Emanuele II is one of Milan’s most popular shopping
centres. The gallery is covered by an arching steel and glass
roof. The cross shaped gallery leads to a central glass dome
and many elegant shops sell everything from haute couture to books. Travellers
tend to enjoy relaxing at the various restaurants, cafés
and bars. It connects the Duomo to another world famous
Milanese landmark, La Scala Opera House.
Towards the northern end of Via Dante you will find the Castello
Sforzesco, a fortress of which Leonardo Da Vinci helped
design the defences. One of the most well known and valued
paintings in the world can be viewed at Santa Maria delle
Grazie, Leonardo’s The Last Supper depicts the scene
from the Gospel of John when Jesus announces that one of his disciples
would betray him.
For football fans a visit to the San Siro, Giuseppe
Meazza stadium, is fundamental. It is home to two
of the most famous football teams in the world: Inter Milan and