NH Collection property opens in former church in Milan

5 Oct 2022 by Hannah Brandler
NH Collection Milano Citylife

NH Hotel Group has reached its 12th property milestone in Milan with a hotel situated in a former church.

NH Collection Milano City Life occupies the Chiesa Cristo Re, a former church dating back to 1934, in the Citylife shopping district. The hotel group has collaborated with architectural firm Quattro Associati to redevelop the church, maintaining its original features and adding a 13-storey tower behind it to house the 175 guest rooms.

The hotel lobby is located in a maintained section of the church, which features a Latin cross floor plan, original wooden doors, round arches and aisles of the side naves. There are 10 duplex suites built above the central nave, six of which feature terraces with views of the city.

The hotel also features six meeting rooms, which can be set up in 11 different configurations and have a maximum capacity of 520 people, with a large private garden. It is conveniently located next to the MiCo Halls, Europe’s largest convention centre.

NH Collection Milano Citylife Lobby and reception

Further facilities include a large garage, a rooftop solar power system, amd a 24-hour gym with Technogym machines.

The rooftop is home to a pool and The District cocktail bar, while Italian restaurant Tailors specialises in homemade pasta and meat dishes, and breakfast can be enjoyed in the hotel garden.

Public spaces feature photographs of models from the fifties and sixties, while other design features include a gilded organ-like rear wall of the reception, and Venetian seminato flooring.

NH Collection Milano Citylife Lobby and Reception

NH Hotel Group, which is owned by Minor Hotels, operates more than 360 hotels across its eight brands: NH Hotels, NH Collection, Nhow, Tivoli, Anantara, Avani, Elewana and Oaks. The group has 57 hotels within Italy alone, located in 26 cities.

Last week the group opened a new Nhow property in Frankfurt.

NH Hotel Group opens Nhow Frankfurt

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