As of March 12, 2009, POP3 access is now available to Hotmail users worldwide. So now it is easy to get hotmail mails using POP3.
I have successfully added my Hotmail account into my Gmail account, so now I will get my Hotmails 😉 in my Gmail 🙂
You can import your hotmail messages to your gmail account. Go to the Accounts tab from Gmail’s settings page and click on “Add a mail account you own”. Check the the screen shots for the details.