The owner was super-friendly and went out of his way to make me feel welcome, despite my broken Italian. (I speak fluent Spanish, so we were able to converse somewhat.) The room was spare but clean. In the morning the owner greeted me with an Espresso Italiano and a very good continental breakfast (croissants, fresh fruit, cereal). Be aware that the town of Seveso is located about 30-minutes north of Milano, and the taxi ride added another 45 Euros to the cost of my stay. In the morning, however, it was quite near the local train station and it only cost me 3 Euros and almost an hour to get back to the city. The Hotel Lombardia is quaint, a good value for the money (especially in expensive Milano!), but it is quite a distance from the city unless you have a car. Take the train--it's cheaper than a taxi if you know where you are going.