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Hotel Orso Bruno

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   via Regina Vecchia, 45, 22010 Carate Urio, Italy (Formerly Piccolo Hotel Orso Bruno)
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Carate Urio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
travelersx5 Fort Worth, Texas
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fort Worth, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose this hotel based on other reviews and was not disappointed! We rented two rooms for our family of five. Both rooms were very clean and comfortable. The owners were very welcoming and helpful. We were given boat schedules and directions, as well as tips on things to see and do. The passenger ferry across the street was super... More

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Poway, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very pleased with our choice of this property as we wanted a small intimate hotel. The owners a young ambitious couple are ever so anxious to help make your stay just what you desire. The restaurant we found to be wonderful---menu definitely to our liking and served beautifully at lake front. It is a bit out of the... More

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We researched before going so knew what to expect before arrival. Situated in a quiet area but close to the water bus stop that will ferry you around the lake this place is a little gem. Friendly, welcoming owners, as others have said, with a nice bar with lake views and a restaurant next door which was very nice. If... More

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is ok, the location is a little middle of nowhere esque, but not in a good way. Nothing was open for lunch in the area at all we walked about two miles. Our room was dark and dingy but clean. Reception staff were nice but we felt like "lake view" rooms were being pushed on us by email,... More

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San Jose, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

If you are looking for a big fancy Lake Como resort then look elsewhere. If you are looking for a small, very comfortable hotel run by a delightful family then this is your place. The owners are great. Very friendly and helpful. The hotel restaurant is also very good. Great pizzas and lasagna. The location is very quiet. No crowds,... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This hotel is run by a young couple who go out of their way to make your stay comfortable. Nothing was too much trouble, from lending us umbrellas to advising us what to see and how to catch the ferries. There is a well priced, excellent restaurant on site and the wine is also reasonably priced. Both speak fluent English.... More

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crambury, nj
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is an ideal hotel to settle into on Lake Como. My only regret is not spending more time there. The location is right on the lake--the ferry stops at the front door, as does the local bus. The rooms and bathrooms are good size and ours (204) had the absolute luxury of a balcony with chairs overlooking the lake.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is a great location part of its charm. We spent six days here early June. The rooms may be a little older but beautifully clean and spacious including the bathroom, but the owners, location, and their restaurant far outweigh any new furnishings. This is the place to stay far away from the maddening crowds right in front of the... More

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Houston, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The reason why I'm giving not giving this hotel a higher rating is because of location. It's not easy to get to, nor is it quick and easy to reach other attractions in the area. The reason why my rating is not lower is because we got a great room - 204. The view of the lake is excellent and... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Spent 2 nights in this comfortable and quaint bed and breakfast style of hotel. Owners were very friendly and helpful. In house restaurant served some of the best food I had in Italy. Spending the extra money for the lake view room was well worth it. Off the beaten path. Be prepared for a limited amount of ferries in the... More

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Address: via Regina Vecchia, 45, 22010 Carate Urio, Italy (Formerly Piccolo Hotel Orso Bruno)
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Carate Urio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Orso Bruno 3*
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Piccolo Hotel Carate Urio
Hotel Orso Bruno Carate Urio, Lake Como, Italy

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L'albergo lo scoprite dopo infinite curve dagli scorci sempre diversi ed emozionanti, arrivate accostando comodamente l’auto sul piazzale di fronte e scendendo vi accorgete dell’incantevole posizione di questo piccolo albergo che si specchia orgogliosamente nel lago ed è avvolto dal rassicurante abbraccio delle montagne. Se arrivate di mattina il colore predominante è azzurro dalle sfumature d’oro, il tramonto invece è rosa.Ad accogliervi troverete sempre noi e sempre un sorriso e dopo un celere check in potrete andare direttamente in camera o rilassarvi un attimo nel nostro bar o nel nostro salottino sbirciando attraverso le vetrate l’animata quotidianità che si svolge al di fuori. Dicono che non ci sia panorama più affascinante del lago visto dal lago e per i nostri clienti più curiosi l’imbarco della navigazione proprio di fronte l’albergo sarà un’ irrinunciabile comodità per una gita in battello. ... more   less 
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