The Belle Epoque-inspired Hotel De la Ville in central Milan, Italy, is within 50 metres of the Duomo and 200 metres of Via Montenapoleone's designer shops. The hotel is 400 metres from the financial district. Milan Linate Airport is 15 kilometres away.
From a peaceful side street, guests enter the Hotel De la Ville's ornate lobby, which has an elaborate vaulted ceiling, paintings and wood- paneled tables. Multilingual concierge and 24-hour front desk staff are on hand.
Traditional Italian cuisine is served at the Hotel De la Ville's a la carte L'Opéra restaurant. Dishes include lobster with thyme-flavoured chick peas. The wood-paneled Il Visconteo Bar in the lobby offers liqueurs, wines and beers, while the relaxed first-floor Oyster Bar is open for aperitifs and lunch. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served in the 120-seat breakfast room next to the restaurant.
The hotel has three meeting rooms for up to 80 people, complimentary wireless Internet access and complimentary newspapers in the lobby.
On the sixth floor of the hotel is an outdoor decked area, with sun loungers and a 12-metre pool offering underwater music. The decked area has a retractable roof and views over the Duomo and Milan's rooftops. The hotel has a Roman-style wellness centre with Turkish bath, sauna, and two Scottish showers. There is also a 24-hour fitness centre.
The 109 air-conditioned guestrooms at the seven-storey Hotel De la Ville are decorated with 18th-century paintings, cherrywood desks and gilt mirrors. Rooms have wireless Internet access (surcharge), satellite television, minibars and safes. Italian marble bathrooms have bath/shower combinations, complimentary toiletries and slippers.