These are the hotels we believe are the best if you want to stay close to one of the Milan airports.
Malpensa airport (MXP)
check availabilityFirst Hotel Malpensa****
Via Francesco Baracca 34, Malpensa, Somma Lombardo Malpensa Express
tel. [+39] 0331 717045 | fax [+39] 0331 230827
Purposely built in 2001, this is the closest hotel to the Malpensa airport, which is just 1 km away. Excellent for early/late flights, there is a free shuttle service [on request] to and from the airport. No hangouts in the area: the hotel has restaurant & bar.
Linate airport (LIN)
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Via Mecenate 121 | Linate district no metro
tel. [+39] 02 507261 | fax [+39] 02 58011086
Part of the international chain, it is located within easy reach of the Linate airport (free shuttle 6-10pm, afterwards on request) and the motorway. It has an open-air pool for the summer, outdoor parking, conference rooms, restaurant and bar.
Only five minute drive from Orio al Serio airport and a short walk (15 minutes) to the railway station, the hotel is modern, with comfortable rooms - those at the back are quieter - and good food in the Antica Perosa restaurant. Free parking at the front.