Aldo Rossi-designed ME Milan Il Duca to be renovated

ME by Meliá announced a new property, ME Milan Il Duca.

Slated to open in May 2015 near the Piazza della Repubblica, the property will be housed in a building designed by architect Aldo Rossi, and it will be renovated to the style of the late architect.

ME Milan Il Duca will be the first ME by Meliá hotel in Italy, where Meliá Hotels International already manages various hotels, including Gran Meliá Rome, Meliá Villa Capri, and Meliá Genoa. It will contain 132 guestrooms, including 34 suites, as well as a modern conference rooms, a lounge-bar and restaurant.


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ME by Meliá seeks to fuse innovative style with local flavors. There are currently ME Hotels in London, Madrid, Cancun and Cabo, with properties being developed to be opened before the end of 2014.

Founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International is operates and distributes more than 365 hotels in 40 countries and four continents under the brands: Gran Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus Resorts, ME by Meliá, Innside by Meliá, Tryp by Wyndham and Sol Hotels.

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