Excelsior Hotel Gallia in Milan Joins Starwood’s Luxury Collection Brand
Monday May 12th, 2014 - 10:25AM BGP
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MILAN, ITALY—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. will add Excelsior Hotel Gallia here to The Luxury Collection portfolio.
Owned by Katara Hospitality, Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Milan will open this November following an extensive renovation. The opening will mark The Luxury Collection’s seventh hotel in Italy.
Located in the Piazza Duca d’Aosta, Excelsior Hotel Gallia opened in 1932 in central Milan. Now undergoing a renovation and strategic expansion, the hotel will marry contemporary design with the Belle Époque architectural style, according to the company. Studio Marco Piva leads the new architecture and design concept.
The hotel will offer 235 guestrooms and suites, a signature restaurant and a rooftop bar with panoramic views of the city, a lounge bar and cigar room, plus 1,000 sq. m. of wellness facilities including a spa, indoor swimming pool and fitness center. Excelsior Hotel Gallia will also offer more than 1,000 sq. m. of event space including two ballrooms, six meeting rooms and a business center.
Tags: Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide • Luxury Collection • Excelsior Hotel Gallia • Milan • Italy • Hospitality • Brands • Construction/Renovation • Openings •
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