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Get an overview of this hotelColumbus-themed hotel in Milan's fashion Mecca


Fashion central

This six-floor hotel is set in a building dating from 1880, just off Porta Venezia on Corso Buenos Aires, one of Milan's main thoroughfares and the hub of its world-renowned fashion industry.

Lazy mornings

Guests can start the day with a complimentary breakfast served in the L Uovo di Colombo restaurant, before relaxing in the grand lobby with its crystal chandeliers and large, nautical-themed oil paintings.

Illustrious past

Air-conditioned guestrooms feature period artwork depicting the triumphs of the hotel's namesake, Christopher Columbus, as well as modern amenities such as cable TV and complimentary wireless Internet.

Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Exterior
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests can recline on deep red leather sofas next to the fireplace while sipping drinks and cocktails from the bar in the lobby lounge, and work on line in any of the hotel's public areas thanks to complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the building.

Massages in a choice of 5 spa treatment rooms (reservations required) enhance relaxation, along with beauty services, manicure and pedicure, facial and body treatments, hydrotherapy, a steam room, and a sauna. When guests are rested and ready to explore, bicycle rentals are available nearby.

Business facilities include audio-visual equipment and wireless Internet. Local information and tour assistance can be sought at the concierge desk. Guests arriving by car will find parking nearby (surcharge).

  • Total number of rooms - 116 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Express check-in 
  • One meeting room 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Year Built 1880 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Bidet 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Climate control 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Guests of the Best Western Cristoforo Colombo enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning.

The onsite restaurant, L'Uovo di Colombo, also serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 5 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 5 per person, per night, up to 14 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 18 years of age.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The above tax will be reduced by 50% in August. The amount has been determined by the local administration and depends on the length of stay, property classification, and room price. This tax does not apply to residents of Milan or children under 18 years of age. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.
During Expo 2015, city taxes will be applied all year. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

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We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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