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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 October 26, 2013
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

My husband and i stayed here for our 10th anniversary. The owners of the hotel/restaurant were charming and accommodating. We booked on-line through the hotel's website, so you receive the best price. We tried to book last minute for 3 days in a row at the end of September, but were unable to secure a room for the middle night.... More

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Oulu, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I stay one night Hotel Orso Bruno on my way to Lugano-lake. Room was clean and nice. View was wonderful ! Hotel have excellent restaurant, so it is good idea to eat at the hotel. Near is small beach and ferry landing. It was easy to get trip to Como.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I was traveling from the US to Milan for business and had a weekend to explore by myself. I decided to get out of the city and Lake Como seemed like an appropriate weekend excursion due to its proximity to Milan. After searching where to stay on the lake, I found a reference to the Hotel Orso Bruno in a... More

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Campbell, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We stayed here one night on our way to Bellagio. The hosts were incredibly sweet and cooked us a quick meal even when the kitchen was closed. Small accommodations, but the view was wonderful. The location is right in front of a ferry stop and the walking paths around the hotel gave us more exposure to the sleep little village.... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

After a long search we picked this little hotel on the shores of Como. We only stayed one night while we were showing around a friend who came to visit us in Zurich. A fantastic drive to Como via San Gottardo pass (over the mountain route). We booked the hotel in a short notice. After seeing the reviews I requested... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

If you do not have a car I would not recommend staying at this hotel. There are a very few eateries in the area and the boats/buses stop working by 8pm. It's a approximately a 40 Euro taxi fare from Como. The hotel provided us with some misinformation which was a let down.

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HotelOrsoBruno, Owner at Hotel Orso Bruno, responded to this review

Dear Mr Rupal since our goal is all our customers satisfaction, I am very sorry about you disappointment. But please let me clarify some points just to let the other potential clients and fellow readers be aware of the area: This is a very small village on the most romantic and fascinating side of lake Como, and we are very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We stayed two nights in Como, while en route from Venice to Paris in July. Upon arrival, we found we've mistakenly booked a room for a couple instead of a family. The hostess, Antonia, offered us a second room at a very good price. Antonia and Samuele also generously helped me send some documents to the States using their office... More

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Varese, Lombardia, Italy
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Fantastic small hotel. Lovely family running the hotel. We (family of 5, 3 little kids) stayed here several times. Rooms are nice and clean, with air-conditioning, the views are fantastic. The boat to go out on the lake stops right in front of the hotel, so that is very convenient. Make sure you eat in the hotel's restaurant, great Italian... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We stayed in the Lakeview room (204) for 5 nights from June 30. It is a comfy room with great views. The boat which travels the lake stops right across the road and there is also a bus stop so you can take the bus up and down the lake. What really makes the hotel even more special are 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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