Milan City Guide: Inside Milan’s reopened Excelsior Hotel Galia
The world fashion capital has a haute new looker! After a multimillion-dollar revamp, Milan’s circa 1932 Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a Luxury Collection Hotel, was officially inaugurated on May 12th-and the design is unapologetically dripping in space age luxe. Taking inspiration from the city’s modernist new skyline and the hotel’s art deco past, Milan-based Studio Marco Piva helmed the makeover, decking every inch in out-of-this-world chic futurism.
A striking entrance! A grand welcome awaits. Step into the luxury of the grand lobby swathed in marble and start your regal stay
A glittering welcome awaits you in the grand lobby entrance, with luxurious black marble, bronze accents and artistic lighting.
Let our Luxury Collection Concierge be your guide to an unforgettable stay in Milan. Find the Concierge team in the lobby, on hand to meet your every request.
Owned by Katara Hospitality and situated in the heart of the city’s rapidly emerging Porta Nuova district, Excelsior Hotel Gallia is a glittering reflection of Milan’s rich culture, sophisticated style and vibrant scene. This historic hotel has been one of the most prestigious hotels in Milan since 1932 when it first opened as “Palace Gallia”. JUST FEW MORE of the highlights that made Milan Design Agenda crying out loud!
As you wander up the grand lobby staircase, admire the 25 meter bespoke chandelier created by design house De Majo.
The destination of choice for those seeking a dramatic new interpretation of grand Milan style, Gallia Lounge & Bar offers guests a distinctive yet informal dining experience.
Led by the award-winning Milan-based Studio Marco Piva, the extensive architecture and interior design project marries contemporary aesthetics with the hotel’s original Belle Epoque architectural style. The renowned design firm also curated the unique collection of more than 500 art pieces, including paintings, sculptures and pictures, specifically for Excelsior Hotel Gallia.
Explore the Cigar Room, a room dedicated to the world of cigars with an exclusive selection of the very best Italian and French cognac and brandies.
Why not try our signature cocktail, the 1932, available to enjoy in the Gallia Lounge & Bar, a relaxing environment to meet with friends and colleagues alike.
Both a classic Italian bar for a morning coffee and a refined spot for a quick lunch, it’s the ideal location throughout the day.
Epicurean excellence, like the hotel’s extraordinary air of elegant refinement, will always be a hallmark of Excelsior Hotel Gallia.
Discover the stunning bathroom of our Excelsior Room, an exquisite balance of marble and white ceramic.
The bathroom continues the opulence with marble tiling, a sleek bath and shower combination, customized lotions, shampoos and conditioners, thick bathrobes and slippers, two vanities and a make-up mirror.
The interiors feature distinct references to the stylish Milanese lifestyle and timeless elegance of the Art Deco era, brought to life by unique furnishings that have been exclusively created by Italian designers and craftsmen.