The Lancaster Hotel is located in a quiet street, outside of Area C, in the heart of the elegant and peaceful residential area of Sempione Park, an excellent central location from which you can easily reach the main points of interest in Milan.
A few steps from the Lancaster Hotel is situated the Arco della Pace, (Arch of Peace) a fascinating monument in neoclassical style that is the backdrop to one of the epicentres of Milan's nightlife with a wide choice of bars, clubs and restaurants, from traditional Italian cuisine to the latest International trends.
to the Lancaster Hotel is situated the largest green area of Milan:
Parco Sempione, an oasis of tranquillity in the city center where
citizens and tourists like to relax, walk or go jogging.
the park are located the Civic Arena, the Civic Aquarium, the Palazzo dell'Arte (beautiful building of the years '30 which houses the
Triennale and the Design Museum) and Branca tower where you can climb
to admire the city of Milan from above.
From the hotel, with a pleasant walk through the park, you can reach the impressive Castello Sforzesco, one of the main symbols of Milan and its history, the wonderful Piazza del Duomo, the Brera area and some of the most famous and important shopping streets of Milan.
Fiera Milano Rho is easily reachable by subway M1, Pagano or Cadorna stations.
San Siro Stadium can be reached by Metro M5, stations Domodossola or Tre Torri.
The building that currently houses the Lancaster Hotel, is a wonderful bourgeois residence built at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Shows the typical characteristics of Liberty Milanese, closer to the Viennese secessionism than to the European floral, using concrete and stones for the decoration of the facades.
Specifically, on the ground floor we find beautiful masks above the large windows and all orders of the windows and balcony doors of the upper floors are decorated with rich frontons in a perfect vertical symmetry.
Inside it was kept the original stairwell that connects all upper floors with the precious iron railing.
Until the end the Second World War was a private residence and, only in the last 60th years was converted into a hotel.
The first owner chose the name Lancaster as a tribute to a London family, descendant of Lancaster, who in the 40s gave him hospitality in his English past and who in turn he gave them hospitality in his Milan house in Via Abbondio Sangiorgio.
Finally, the creation of the new logo has wished to be, by the Bua family - the new owner of the Hotel - a tribute to Lancaster, introducing the red rose symbol of the historical lineage. The other part of the logo is also a tribute, this time, to the Liberty style developing vertically the letter H as a synthesis of Hotel Lancaster - Liberty.
The Lancaster is a cozy and intimate palace for demanding travelers, a hotel for those who prefer quality over ostentation and classic elegance, to the passing trends.