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Barchetta Excelsior

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Cavour 1, 22100 Como, Italy
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Ranked #4 of 32 Hotels in Como
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago and Rome
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is handy to the train station, historic district, and dock. The rooms have plenty of space, and the staff is very helpful. I was not pleased that Internet is not free, but staff will print your boarding pass or let you use a computer for free to print it.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
45 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel for our stay in Lake Como and booked it purely for its location as we ordinarily prefer our hotels more boutique in style. We didn't have high expectations of the interior having read some of the reviews, but we were pleasantly surprised. Yes, it needs updating, but the room was clean and perfectly acceptable. The balcony... More

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the last leg of our honeymoon in Italy, and my husband and I were so pleased with this hotel! The staff was beyond accommodating and friendly. They even upgraded our room to one with a lake view when they heard it was our honeymoon! They also were very willing to explain the ferry and funicular schedules to us,... More

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GM_HBE_PAL, Direttore at Barchetta Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Katie C, thank you very much for your review and positive feedback following your stay with us at the Barchetta Excelsior. I am very pleased to read that we made your honeymoon a special stay and I will proudly share your compliments regarding the excellent service with my cherished team. Looking forward to your welcoming you back in the... More

Fountain Hills, Arizona
11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is very central to Como and about 50 yards from the ferry dock to depart Como for other lake cities. Insure you also take the Funicular which is about 1/4 mile from the hotel (east). It will give amazing views of the lake and Alps on a clear day. Small corner grocery store is open until 10 pm... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed three nights at the Barchetta Excelsior and were extremely happy with our choice of hotel. The location is perfect! Our room overlooked the lake and it was fun watching all the boats go by. Just a short walk to the boats that take you to other towns on the lake. Also just a 3 minute walk to the... More

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Perth, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has good lake views, and easily accessible from the train station. Located central to everything. I am afraid it is a little dated and worn and needs an upgrade. Room facilities very basic indeed. Breakfast is reasonable but limited in variety. The staff were not overly attentive or helpful. Dollar for dollar not too bad a hotel if... More

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Wheaton, Illinois
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just got back on Sept. 10 from Lake Como with a large group of friends and it was FANTASTIC! Look no further for another hotel, really! The Barchetta Excelsior is right on Lake Como, facing the main piazza, across from the marina for the ferries, one minute from the Duomo, a short walk to the funicular to Brunate, and... More

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GM_HBE_PAL, Direttore at Barchetta Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear CyberAynn, You are very welcome! Thank you so much for your valuable and positive feedback. Your review describes us perfectly, there is little I can add. Other than thank you very much, we greatly appreciate your comments. On a personal note, it was a pleasure to be of assistance and I am very pleased we managed to solve the... More

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95 reviews 95 reviews
75 hotel reviews
295 helpful votes 295 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night of October 14, 2014 in this hotel. It was supposed to be a stopover driving from Bregenz via Lugano to Como, leaving Como the following day. A major requirement was late check-in as it was not known how much time crossing of the Alps and seeing Bernardino Luini frescoes in Lugano would take; we did not... More

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Kfar yona Israel
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is perfect ! the Como lake is beautiful, the Como town beautiful, some small improvements can place this hotel at much higher rating. In 2014 free internet is a must. What is more annoying is that the town provides free internet but this hotel blocks and requires payment. The food is average not more, rooms are clean and... More

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GM_HBE_PAL, Direttore at Barchetta Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Shay P, thank you for your valuable feedback. We greatly appeciate your positive feedback regarding location, fabulous view and excellent service. Sorry about the wi-fi, but as an outsourced service we must charge for it. We prefer not to include the service in the room rates as not all guest request internet connection. The free wi-fi in the square... More

San Antonio, TX
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We found a comfortable sized room that was clean, quite and comfortable. They have a good free breakfast and the staff is helpful. Good location near everything. Across the street from the on and off boat, very near Cathedral, old town, shopping and many restaurants

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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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