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Barchetta Excelsior

4.0 of 5 Piazza Cavour 1, 22100 Como, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Great location, high standarts, reasonable rates, what else? Regarding a stay in Como whatever the purpose of your trip is barchetta excelsior is the right place to choose. Choose a room having lake view with balcony you will experience unforgettable time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

After a month long hunt for a place to stay in Lake Como, we had at lqst decided to stay at this hotel, which had a very nice view of the lake in front. The hotel is situated just around the corner on the main street from where supermarket and Macdonald and a departmemt store is easily accessible. We stayed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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49 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The view from our room was breath-taking, morning and evening. Not only could we see the lake but the ice rink below and the Christmas market. We were close to pleasant places to eat, the markets (Christmas and local), pleasant walking areas and the terminal for catching the ferry. The room was extremely comfortable in size and appointments with large... More 

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GM_HBE_PAL, Direttore at Barchetta Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Cindylou4, thank you very much for your recent review. Positive feedback is always welcomed and thank you also for your kind compliments regarding our friendly service. I will proudly share yout thoughts with my cherished team. Our location indeed is fabulous and we are very pleased you mentioned this too. Looking forward to your next visit, Best regards, Robert... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
26 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

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
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

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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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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
79 helpful votes 79 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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274 reviews 274 reviews
63 hotel reviews
159 helpful votes 159 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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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
Barchetta Excelsior Hotel Como

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