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Exploring the Enchanting History of Milan's Luxurious 'Portrait' Hotel

Dec. 12 2023, Published 2:32 a.m. ET

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In the heart of Milan's famous fashion district stands, Portrait Milano, one of the recent additions to the luxurious Lungarno Hotel Collection ,a historic gem that has undergone a remarkable transformation. Originally a former Archiepiscopal Seminary, a Lombard Baroque masterpiece dating all the way back to 1565, the building stands as a testament to European history dating back centuries. The structure that was once a hub of knowledge serving as a library, printing shop, and a school, holds a fascinating past that has now been carefully woven into the fabric of new Portrait Hotel Milano.

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Today, after its meticulous renovations, The Portrait Milano Hotel has breathed new life into the timeworn walls of the former seminary, redefining its purpose for the modern era. The revival project has transformed Portrait Milano into a cultural epicenter at the heart of Milan, resulting in a stunning blend of historical significance and contemporary sophistication, and creating a unique space that goes far beyond the traditional hospitality guests have come to expect.

Upon stepping foot into the Portrait Milano, you're immediately greeted by the perfect combination of centuries-old architecture with sleek, modern design. The preservation of the seminary's historical charm isn't simply a nod to the past, but a dedication to providing guests with an immersive experience that reflects Milan's enduring allure. The former seminary now plays host to a diverse array of offerings, including world class high-end shopping stores, the recently opened Beefbar Milano restaurant and exciting events that take place in the Piazza del Quadrilatero, the largest square in Milan’s fashion district.

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The Piazza del Quadrilatero.

The hotel boasts a collection of uniquely designed suites that redefine the concept of luxury. Inspired by classic Italian design, Architect Michele Bönan, has left an extraordinary mark on Portrait Hotel Milano, particularly when it comes to the hotel suite's design. With meticulous attention to detail, Bönan has crafted 73 suites that redefine the concept of luxury hospitality, seamlessly combining the rich tradition of Milan's grand mansions complimented with a contemporary aesthetic.

Extravagant in room amenities such as plush bathroom robes and slippers, along with Ferragamo branded bathroom products provide an added touch of luxury for guests, and the limited number of suites at Portrait Hotel Milano ensures an intimate ambiance, that allows guests to revel in the exclusivity of their stay,

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Portrait Milano's prime location places it at the center of Milan's fashion pulse, surrounded by iconic boutiques, famous high fashion brands and design studios ,offering guests a front-row seat to the style and sophistication the city of Milan is famous for. The Portrait Milano has already cemented it's place as top choice for A-list celebrity clientele accustomed to top tier luxury that the Portrait Milano can deliver, particularly during the peak of Milan's Fashion Week festivities.

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Portrait Milano isn't merely just another hotel; it's a celebration of Milan's rich heritage that embraces the elegance and grandeur of its historical landmark setting. The meticulous renovation has carefully preserved the essence of the Archiepiscopal Seminary while breathing new life into its walls. For travelers seeking a perfect blend of history and contemporary luxury, Portrait Milano stands true to the city's enduring charm ,with its combination of Milan's classic architecture of the past and chic modern style of the present.

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