When it comes to location, the NH Milano Touring hotel ticks all the boxes. As well as being right next to the Indro Montanelli public park, it’s also only a 10-minute walk from Milan’s main train station and shopping area, and just 15 minutes from the historic city center. There are two metro stations – Turati and Repubblica – outside the hotel and the financial district is within easy reach.

The 282 rooms give a choice of either classic or contemporary design. All of them are spacious and comfortable, with free Wi-Fi connection. Some of the 9th-floor rooms overlook the Duomo cathedral, the Piazza della Repubblica and the financial district iconic skyline.

When lunch or dinner time comes around, the hotel restaurant is a sophisticated spot to sample some of Italy’s finest dishes. There is also a stylish little bar with a tempting menu of snacks and cocktails, and it is also home to the Tea Corner which offers sweet delicacies every afternoon.

To stay in shape throughout the stay, there is also a fully equipped gym open daily that is free for hotel guests.