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The Dorchester Hotel Experience: Hotel Principe di Savoia

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If you think there’s nothing special about having to travel for business, you need to come to Milan and stay at Hotel Principe di Savoia. It will give you a whole new appreciation for business travel.

Constructed in a landmark building, Hotel Principe di Savoia is where old world luxury meets 21st century technology. The hotel caters to a variety of clientele, including extended-stay vacationers and weekend retreaters. However, it has built a reputation for catering to the business traveler.

Beautiful marble entryway in Hotel Principe di Savoia Beautiful marble entryway in Hotel Principe di Savoia

Some of the amenities that might appeal to business travelers include WiFi access in each of the rooms and desks that are virtual command centers. Hotel Principe di Savoia also boasts the largest meeting spaces and conference rooms of all the five-star hotels in Milan. The 11 designated meeting spaces can accommodate anywhere from seven to 700 people. Likewise, all of your audio/visual needs come standard, whether it’s international video conferencing or real-time, large scale document sharing.

Rendering of a meeting room in Principe di Savoia (DorchesterCollection.com) Rendering of a meeting room in Principe di Savoia (DorchesterCollection.com)

Hotel Principe di Savoia is also a luxurious, one-of-a-kind Dorchester Hotel, with features and amenities that can easily make you forget about work. Its 257 rooms and 44 suites feature large windows with scenic views, 19th century Italian styling, luxurious linens, and opulent marble bathrooms. Small pets are welcome, and the hotel also provides rooms specially designed for the comfort of disabled guests.

milan-room-cropWork off the stress of the business day, or treat yourself to a service at Club 10 Fitness and Beauty Center, a state-of-the-art fitness center and full-service spa. The penthouse-level fitness center features a heated, indoor pool, and the spa offers and 12 types of massages. You can also simply head to the rooftop terrace, to relax and take in some spectacular views of the city.

View from rooftop terrace at Hotel Principe di Savoia View from rooftop terrace at Hotel Principe di Savoia

Need to get out of your room for a bit? Hotel Principe di Savoia offers complimentary limousine transportation to and from Milan’s historical city center for your convenience, and the hotel will gladly connect you with its tours and excursions services. Babysitting services are available upon request.

milan-dumo-shopping-cropmilan-duomo-di-milano-cathedral-cropIf you have a taste for fine Italian dining, Hotel Principe di Savoia’s Acanto Restaurant offers classic Italian cuisine, artfully prepared by Executive Chef Fabrizio Cadei. Chef Alessandro Buffolino, also at Acanto, has created an a la carte menu with more adventurous takes on the classics. You can dine inside the restaurant under Murano glass chandeliers, or you can enjoy your meal on the restaurant’s outdoor veranda, overlooking the hotel’s garden.

milan-dining-room-acanto-restaurant-cropStop by Il Salotto Lobby Lounge for a morning espresso or after-dinner drinks. Located in the heart of Hotel Principe di Savoia, it’s another great place to go for lunch or dinner. Choose from a menu of favorites, like pizza and pasta, or international fare that includes salads and sandwiches.

milan_pizza-w_-broccoli-_-proscuitto-acanto-cropmilan_pasta-appetizer-acanto-restaurant-cropThe Principe Bar is one of the most popular meeting places in Milan. With a stylish interior accented with marble as well as handmade velvet and glass, the bar is where guests come enjoy classic and inspired cocktails and savory canapé hors d’oeuvres.

Hotel Principe di Savoia caters to both the business traveler and the leisure traveler, and it is an expert at blurring the line between the two. Whether you’re visiting Milan for one or the other, you’re sure to have a memorable experience.