We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Locanda Sul Lago

Certificate of Excellence
Via del lago , 67020, 67020 Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Italy
Hotel amenities
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
La Locanda Sul Lago
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
La Locanda Sul Lago
Write a Review

78 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    39
    34
    3
    1
    1
See reviews for
16
32
1
1
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (78)
  • Mar-May only
    (13)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (31)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (24)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (10)
All months
Vienna, Austria
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed two nights as part of a trip through the Abruzze vilages and had amazing food there. Local dishes with fresh, seasonal ingredients cooked perfectly. Looking back, the best we had in this whole trip. Great hospitality. The lago is a nearby pond and you get a free frogs concert every evening.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Peoria, Illinois, United States
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Words are hard to express the gratitude that we felt for the staff at the La Locanda Sul Lago. The environment when we first arrived was warm and welcoming as we were tired, wet, and cold from traveling in the rain. The rooms were pleasant and clean. The breakfast was prompt and delicious as well. The true service of the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
37 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

La Locanda perfectly fits the definition of idyllic - it is a happy, peaceful and picturesque place, located a short walk from the small, medieval town of Santo Stefano di Sessanio. My wife and I spent our first 4 nights in Italy at La Locanda and hated to leave. The setting is gorgeous, surrounded by the mountains of the Gran... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We had dinner here after recommendations from locals. It was during the Christmas holidays and the restaurant was completely empty apart from us, but nonetheless the atmosphere was enjoyable, the service very good and the food and wine delicious. We also enjoyed that the menu was more extensive and varied than other eateries in the village. The highlights were the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We had a lunch and a dinner here. Great food and great service. The only reason why we didn't give a score of 5 is because we've had better food in Italy. However, if you're in the area you should not miss out on this place. Everything is fresh and locally grown.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We visited the restaurant first time in July 2013 and loved it!! We returned to Santo Stefano Di Sessanio on September to have our wedding there. We went to have dinner at La Locanda Sul Lago with all our guest (23 total) day before the wedding and everybody was saying how delicious the food was!! All the menus are in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

I stayed here as part of a photography tour in the Abruzzo region. The food at the restaurant was amazing and the hosts so welcoming. The rooms were lovely and exceptionally clean. Although not an issue for me, the bathroom in my room was slightly small, I only mention it in case this is of concern for others. Short walk... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Brisbane
Top Contributor
247 reviews 247 reviews
101 hotel reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

This B and B is outside of the town, just a five minute walk. It is such a cute little place to stay with a great view of the beautiful town from some of the rooms. The rooms are basic but cosy. The host, Giacomo is lovely but doesn't stay in the house. Our first night we had the whole... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2011

We stayed here in April 2011 - just over two years after the dreadful earthquake that did so much damage, especially in L'Aquila. For this reason we were a bit doubtful about choosing to stay here. We need not have worried - it was a thoroughly enjoyable visit to a beautiful part of Italy. We loved it, leaving with the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2008

Traveling in Abruzzo and wondering where to stay that is friendly, beautiful, reasonably priced and centrally located? Stay at La Locanda Sul Lago! Santo Stefano is a picturesque and absolutely delightful medieval village inside the boundaries of Gran Sasso National Park in the Abruzzo region. At the foot of this hilltop village is the B&B La Locanda Sul Lago--an inn... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

34 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (31)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (15)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (3)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question