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Barchetta Excelsior

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Cavour 1, 22100 Como, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 32 Hotels in Como
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
26 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was a 15 minute walk from the train to the hotel, but there is public transport if you need it. It is also very close to the marina to take the boats out to around Lake Como. Nice clean hotel with bar and breakfast. Also quite close to a few nice restaurants in the heart of Como.

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Narellan, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of a Tour Group this property exceeded all expections from location to magnificent views of the lake and mountains. Check in was organised and friendly and the reception staff helpful with information about the local area. Rooms were spaceous, well layed out and spotless and bedding was extremely comfortable. The breakfast buffet displayed a good selection of hot... More 

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GM_HBE_PAL, Direttore at Barchetta Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Melvyn C, thank you very much for your recent review. Your positive feedback is most welcomed and appreciated. I will gladly share your comments with my cherished team. Sorry about the delay with the hot items at breakfast, but as you said, it can get very busy at certain hours of the morning and peak times can cause a... More 

Ontario, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were fortunate to be able to take advantage of the hotel's "Spring Package". From our comfortable room, we had a lovely lake view. The package also included dinner at the hotel, a delicious dinner which was one of our best in Italy. The breakfast buffet included a wide array of hot and cold offerings. I would be delighted to... More 

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GM_HBE_PAL, Direttore at Barchetta Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Traveur5, thank you very much for your review and positive feedback. It is greatly appreciated. I am very pleased to read that you had a very enjoyable stay with us at the Barchetta. Looking forward to your next visit. Best regards, Robert Webber - GM More 

London
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117 reviews 117 reviews
24 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Such a wonderful break here at the Barchetta Excelsior that a return visit is on the must do list. Exceptional staff and a room with incredible views up Lake Como. Exploring the many restaurants in the old town became a favourite event in the evenings. For those with a head for heights then the funicular railway is a must with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I stayed at this hotel as part of a tour group, staying in a room by myself. Of the five hotels we stayed at during our tour, this was, by far, the nicest in terms of room size, front desk friendliness, and cleanliness. It was also the only one that did not provide free wi-fi - you had to buy... More 

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GM_HBE_PAL, Direttore at Barchetta Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Postette, thank you very much for your kind review. Positive feedback is always greatly appreciated. I am very pleased to read that you had a great stay with us at the Barchetta Excelsior. I will proudly share your compliments regarding the excellent service with my cherished team members. This will give them a boost to do even better in... More 

Chicago
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259 reviews 259 reviews
62 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great waterfront locale in Como though during the time of my stay there was a huge tent erected in the piazza just in front of the hotel room so that the lake view I paid for was mostly a tent view. Being one of the last weekends of the summer getting a room change to a higher floor was impossible.... More 

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GM_HBE_PAL, Direttore at Barchetta Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Jewelsworld, thank you for your review regarding your stay with us at the Barchetta in September. I am surprised to read your negative comments about our service. We normally pride ourselves on the excellent comments received regarding service and hospitality. The young blond lady you describe as being "incredibily rude" has NEVER received such as comment as yours but... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

The hotel has an amazing location with fantastic views over the lake. The service at the hotel was excellent, with a great breakfast spread. We bought a package which included late check-out and dinner in the restaurant, which was excellent. I would give this hotel 5 stars, except for two things- the room decor looked like something out of the... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We stayed 1 night here in October and were upgraded to a Junior Suite. Room was extremely clean and comfortable with great views over the lake from the verandah. Staff were really helpful and friendly. Hotel is right in the centre of Como and only a 10 Euro taxi ride to the station which we took when leaving but on... More 

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Sao Bras de Alportel, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Good room, cleaning was ok and staff nice. The view over the lake is stunning. The only minor point is the breakfast, despite the fact that it was not bad in quality, the variety was a bit short and the room not very warm. Will recommend and will return.

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New York City, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The hotel has great location right in the heart of the Como, across from the entrance are departing all the boats for touring the lake. Rooms are barely 3 star with no blanket just sheet and the bed was very small for couple. One night at this place to sleep was enough, but I booked the top floor with direct... More 

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Additional Information about Barchetta Excelsior

Address: Piazza Cavour 1, 22100 Como, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Como
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Barchetta Excelsior 4*
Number of rooms: 84
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Barchetta Excelsior Como, Italy - Lake Como
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