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Set in the heart of the emerging Porta Volta neighbourhood, Hotel VIU Milan captures the zeitgeist of the modern day city with its progressive and sustainable architectural concept, while honouring the classic aesthetics of Milanese design with its sleek Monday, 5 August 2019

By Hotel VIU Milan
Hotel VIU Milan

Set in the heart of the emerging Porta Volta neighbourhood, Hotel VIU Milan captures the zeitgeist of the modern day city with its progressive and sustainable architectural concept, while honouring the classic aesthetics of Milanese design with its sleek interiors.

Porta Volta is being reclaimed by spirited young entrepreneurs and designers through an extensive regeneration programme. Set directly between Milan’s new financial district and the city centre, the area is a cultural melting pot. The spectacular Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli building, newly designed by Herzog & de Meuron, provides a striking juxtaposition to the Renaissance-revival mausoleums of the Cimitero Monumentale, while the famed Corso Como adds a chic dynamism to the south-east of the neighbourhood.

The 124-room hotel stands out thanks to its exterior’s spectacular vertical garden. Rendered in sustainably sourced wood, metal and bronzed glass, the hotel’s architecture is composed of undulating patterns of indentations and projections that define each story. Floor-to-ceiling glass windows flood the rooms and guest areas with natural light and provide panoramic city views. The lush greenery that bookmarks the property pays homage to Stefano Boeri’s landmark Bosco Verticale project, and demonstrates Hotel VIU Milan’s passion for eco-sustainability. A newly minted public square in front of the hotel will continue the green narrative of this regenerated pocket of Porta Volta.

The crowning glory of Hotel VIU Milan, The VIU Terrace is the only hotel rooftop in Milan with an outdoor swimming pool that features stunning 360-degree views of the city skyline, which can be enjoyed from breakfast until aperitif time. Restaurants are handled by the Michelin-starred chef Giancarlo Morelli, who managed the Morelli, a restaurant gourmet, and the Bulk Mixology Food Bar, an informal restaurant and bar where guests can sip excellent cocktails in a young and trendy location. The hotel also offers a gym with free access and the best TechnoGym equipment for a workout, and a spa, where guests can relax with sauna, steam bath, showers and ice cascade. 

DON'T MISS

Experience an unforgettable aperitivo on the stunning VIU Terrace as the sun sets over Milan

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KEY FACILITIES
• Outdoor swimming pool
• Rooftop terrace
• 124 rooms
• Two bars
• Two restaurants
• Wi-fi
• Spa 
• Gym 

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hotelviumilan.com 
T: +39 02 800 10 910
E: info@hotelviumilan.com


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