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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
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10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed at the Orso Bruno for three nights during a motoring tour of the Italian lakes. What a delight! We had booked a balcony room with Lake View and were not disappointed. The rooms are not huge, but have all that is necessary for a comfortable stay. The bathroom was large and well appointed and everything was beautifully clean.... More

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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We had an extraordinary time in Lake Como. The owners of Orso Bruno went above and beyond to accomodate our stay at a beautiful location. The view was spectacular and the staff was beyond helpful with any request. The location sits directly across from the water taxi and the bus stop is directly in front of the hotel. We would... More

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We booked the hotel for 2 nights based on the positive reviews on tripadvisor and the reasonable (almost low) price level. The hotel itself is a beautiful building in a great location. In a nice small village with the boat stop right on the doorstep. For less than 4 Euro you are in the center of Como and the boat... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Extremely friendly staff, good understanding of English. Simple, clean rooms, good bathrooms. Basic but good breakfast, excellent restaurant. As it's a bit off the main road, it's quiet, but you do have do drive 5-10 mins down narrow lanes.

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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Originally when searching from my computer, I wanted a room with a view of the lake, little did I know how much more wonderful our stay would have been. Yes, the view is lovely! we stayed in a room with a balcony, having arrived in the afternoon (October) I sat in the sunshine with a book, then as it got... 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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