Published on : Saturday, July 4, 2020
Rocco Forte Hotels has recently signed a deal to launch a new five-star hotel in the fashionable centre of Milan. The hotel will be the first Rocco Forte property in the Italian city and is set to open its doors to guests in 2023 after a full refurbishment. The hotel is likely to feature approximately 70 rooms and suites, a restaurant and lounge bar, a full wellness centre with gym and spa as well as a rooftop panoramic bar with 360 views over the city.
Olga Polizzi, Director of Design, Rocco Forte Hotels will join hands with Paolo Moschino and Philip Vergeylen to recreate an authentic Milanese experience that would represent the sophistication and style of this design capital. The hotel will consists of elegant interiors and furnishings accompanied by inviting and intimate spaces, combined to create a traditional, luxury Milanese hotel with elements of surprise.
The historical Milanese restaurant, Il Baretto, will be positioned on the ground floor of the hotel alongside a designer retail offering a selection of the best Italian brands. After the opening of Hotel de la Ville and Rocco Forte House in Rome last year, the Carlton Milan consolidates the fruitful collaboration with owners Reale Mutua and becomes Rocco Forte Hotels’ eighth property in Italy.
Rocco Forte, Founder, Rocco Forte Hotels said in a statement that Milan is one of the world’s most dynamic and design-centric destinations, a creative and vigorous city. He shared that it has always been an extremely productive centre with even greater development generated by the success of the Expo in 2015. He mentioned that the authorities have great confidence in Milan’s future and the many international events and visitors it welcomes every year. He shared that the brand is thrilled to confront the extraordinary city and excited to bring its philosophy of luxury and quality to the venue.