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1 room, 2 adults

Genius Hotel Downtown

3-star3 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator
Via Porlezza 4, Milan, MI, 20123, Italy

Pet-friendly hotel connected to the convention center, within walking distance of Castello Sforzesco
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare
    • WiFi (surcharge)
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
    • Elevator
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Restrictions related to your trip

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  • Definitely a good choice for single travelers or couples. We travelled with our little…Jan 27, 2020
  • The hotel has a great location . It’s near all the attractions and shopping. Hotel is…Jan 18, 2020

Genius Hotel Downtown

from $68
  • Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Standard Single Room
  • Triple Room

What’s around Genius Hotel Downtown


  • In Milan Centre
  • Teatro alla Scala - 9 min walk
  • Cathedral of Milan - 10 min walk
  • Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II - 10 min walk
  • Piazza del Duomo - 10 min walk
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie - 14 min walk
  • Corso Como - 23 min walk
  • Bocconi University - 31 min walk

Getting around

  • Linate Airport (LIN) - 31 min drive
  • Malpensa Intl. Airport (MXP) - 50 min drive
  • Orio Al Serio Airport (BGY) - 43 min drive
  • Milan Cadorna Nord Station - 7 min walk
  • Milan (XNC-Cadorna Train Station) - 9 min walk
  • Milan Porta Genova Station - 27 min walk
  • Cairoli Station - 2 min walk
  • Cordusio Station - 5 min walk
  • Cadorna Station - 9 min walk
  • Airport drop-off service

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 38 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Italy may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room (up to 7 lbs)


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Airport drop off (available 24 hours) *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Genius Hotel Downtown’s small print

Also known as

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  • Genius Hotel Downtown Milan
  • Genius Hotel Downtown Hotel Milan
  • Genius Downtown Hotel
  • Genius Downtown Milan
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  • Genius Hotel Downtown Milan
  • Hotel Genius
  • Hotel Genius Downtown


All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

For details on pet restrictions and to request pet-friendly rooms, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) guidelines.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and may be collected at the property. The amount varies based on factors such as length of stay, property classification, and room price. Other exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.00 per person, per night, up to 14 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 18 years of age.

Pet deposit: EUR 35 per stay

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 20 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 50.00 per pet, per stay

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 90 per vehicle

WiFi is available in guestrooms for EUR 9 per stay (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for EUR 9 per stay (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Genius Hotel Downtown

  • Does Genius Hotel Downtown offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Genius Hotel Downtown does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Genius Hotel Downtown?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Are pets allowed at Genius Hotel Downtown?
    Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room and maximum weight of 7 lbs per pet. There's a charge of EUR 50.00 per pet, per stay, and there's also a deposit of EUR 35 per stay.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Genius Hotel Downtown?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Genius Hotel Downtown?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Andry (3-min walk), Pizzeria Meucci (4-min walk), and Bar Castello (4-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Genius Hotel Downtown?
    Yes, a shuttle from the hotel to the airport is available. The charge is EUR 90 per vehicle.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 88 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Good location for us.
Emily, us1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Terrible experience
False advertisement by and the company. Room was mentioned to have balconies and paid for that but never delivered the promise and charged the same.
Payam, us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location and comfortable room
This is a nice hotel about a 5 minute walk from Duomo di Milano. It is also about a 2 minute walk to a metro station. Great location! The room was clean and comfortable, and the staff was helpful with restaurant recommendations nearby.
Mark, us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect to stay in Milan
It was an excellent hotel with this price. 10 minutes away to many places you would like to visit. I went to see opera at night and walked back to the hotel easy and safe. Also, a market called Punt Simply is 10 minutes away. Breakfast was pretty good! All the staff was very friendly and helpful. I will stay there again. Only negative was WIFI was weak in the room.
Yuko, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely hotel!! Staff was very friendly.
The hotel was in a great location and very clean. Staff helpful and baggage hold until room ready convenient. Great free breakfast buffet which had a very great selection of foods. Nice little sitting area to relax if you didn’t feel like going back to your room. I would recommend this hotel to anyone choosing to stay in Bologna. The city is really interesting with fabulous food and many porticos to roam around town. Should have stayed a few more days!!!
Debra, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Everything was great except for slow wifi
Yeaji, us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Very pleasant hotel in the lively Brera district. Excellent location, close to everything. Super clean rooms ans common areas. Very nice friendly and helpful staff. I will definitely come back
Jocelyne, us4 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
It was a nice hotel, the staff was sweet and helpful. However, the best thing about the hotel is the great location in the centre of the city and near the metro and the train station
Zakaria, us4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great, modern option w/ excellent staff
This hotel is a great option for Milan. You're within walking distance of a ton of sites as well as the trains, but mercifully it is a couple of blocks away from the super-touristy area, so it's quiet. We had a 3 person room. It was tidy and modern, and we had enough room to move around and organize our luggage. The bathroom was a bit small; the only complaint was that the way the shower is designed, it's impossible not to flood part of the bathroom floor. Regardless, housecleaning always left it immaculately clean. There was A/C and climate control in the room, which was great given it was in the 90s while we visited. (Note to U.S. Americans traveling in Italy in the summer: yes, it can get really hot, and no, not all hotels have A/C, or if they do, you can't necessarily control it in your room.) One of the biggest reasons I'd say here again is that the staff here is fantastic. The woman who checked us in was very friendly and helpful. We had a tendency to roll in right before breakfast closed, but the kind workers in the kitchen still offered to make us eggs or crepes before they shut down. The front desk also made great recommendations for meals.
Jesse, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent Boutique Hotel, Excellent Location!
We loved this hotel and it was one of our favorite accommodations in Italy. We found the hotel staff very warm, friendly and helpful. The front desk staff speak English fluently and were all receptive to our questions, concerns, and provided excellent recommendations. I needed help making a dinner reservation and the night desk gladly made the reservation for me. One night our air conditioning didn't work well (which wound up being my error). I reported the problem in the morning and within a few hours a repair person checked it. We spent 3 nights in Milan and having a wonderful hotel to return to after long days of sight seeing made our experience even better. We stayed on the 2nd floor in a room with 3 twins. The elevator is small (by American standards, fit 3 of us each with a suit case) so we chose to take the stairs to and from our room. The room and bathroom were spacious and outlets conveniently placed for recharging phones, plugging up flat and curling irons, etc. The lighting both natural and artificial were very nice. We loved the modern décor! Our room and bathroom were exceptionally clean, linens pressed. There is an outside metal window shutter that could be shut to darken the room if needed. (We didn't use this feature). The hotel it literally a 6 min. walk to the Duomo and shops and a 25-40 min. walk to the channel. There are lots of wonderful restaurants all around the hotel. The location is very convenient to all transportation and the city center.
Lynn, us3 night trip

Genius Hotel Downtown

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