Airbnb is an excellent alternative to the hotels when it comes to find a good accommodation in Milan if you are planning to spend a couple of days in the capital of fashion. If you are looking for a small apartament to share with your friends , there are a few tips that you might want to take into consideration when selecting the apartment.
Airbnb offers a wide range of choices in the city of Milan. If you wish to make the most out of your stay make sure to choose an apartment conveniently located in the heart of the city. Just use the filters available on Airbnb and check what are the options. Remember that “city centre” does not mean “expensive”. There are some good options at reasonable prices.
If you are willing to book an entire apartment, prices should be around € 80/€100 per night in the city centre. Use the bar on the Airbnb website to select the price range of your choice. The purpose of Airbnb is to save some money compared to the hotels’ rates so it does not make any sense to end up spending the same you would spend in a hotel!
The good thing about Airbnb is that thanks to the gallery of pictures you can also choose the apartment according to its interior design. Hotels tent to be all the same. From the super opulent five star facilities to the minimal cold four star hotels. Have a look at the pictures pick the apartment with the wooden floor or the Artemide lamp there in the corner!
If the dates of your trip are flexible be advised that during the major events happening in the city, prices tent to go up and up. Remeber to avoid the design week (2nd of April) and the fashion shows in January (2nd week) February (3rd week) June (3rd week) and September (3rd week).