The Hotel Ideale is conveniently situated near the Milan Politecnico, reachable in just 5 minutes by car or using the tram service, which departs only 350 meters from the hotel. Porta Vittoria and Corso XXII Marzo are only a short distance away, an great location for some relaxing shopping for all budgets.
In just a few minutes from the Hotel you can reach the Historic Center of Milan and the Shopping areas, for a pleasant shopping or cultural break after a demanding day of work in the most European city in Italy.
For Culture, we're just a few minutes from Università Statale, which is located in an old 15th century hospital (the facade on Via Perdono is worth seeing) and the Duomo is not to be missed. It is one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in the world and symbol of the city and has spectacular arches and play of spires and buttresses. From here head to nearby Teatro alla Scala, the temple of opera and classical music, famous throughout the world. You can also visit Teatro Ciak in the vicinity of the hotel (500 meters).
And then a trip to Brera, one of the most elegant quarters of the city and with its Pinacoteca Nazionale, which is home to numerous masterpieces of Italian art: including Raphael's Marriage of the Virgin, Mantegna's Dead Christ, Piero della Francesca's Montefeltro Altarpiece and many others. A couple of metro stops will take you to Castello Sforzesco, the medieval castle of the Visconti and Sforza families. Don't forget to make reservations to visit the wonderful Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci in the Refectory of Santa Maria delle Grazie.
For the trendiest Shopping, the areas of Via Montenapoleone and Corso Vittorio Emanuele are the closest to the hotel, if you feel like taking a walk, head for Corso Buenos Aires, where prices are definitely more affordable!