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Villa Torretta

Largo Venini,6, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 10 Varenna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014
torry211 Whitby, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Whitby, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Positives - location on beautiful Lake Como, ferry access to visit other towns on the lake, proximity to Varenna and it's shops, restaurants, and attractions, proximity to train station, cleanliness of rooms, size of room Negatives - The only negative about this hotel was the gruffness of the staff - The woman at the front desk was not overly warm... More

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Montreal, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Villa Torretta is actually owned by Hotel Olivedo, a few steps away. It is a grand place with large rooms and renovated bathrooms. It is also within walking distance of the train station, a definite asset. It is also next to the pier where you take the boat to tour Lago di Como. However, because it is an older building,... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Our stay at the Villa Torretta was great. Our hostess graciously waited up for our "late" arrival --after 1:00 a.m. -- when we had trouble phoning coming in over the Alps. Kind and friendly, she made us feel very welcome. Rooms are very large and the views from our balcony were stunning. Breakfast was steps away at the hotel our... More

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El Sobrante, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We stayed at Villa Torretta in early July. We had a wonderful stay. The hotel is a classic, with beautiful common rooms. Laura and staff were very accommodating, going out of their way to get us food when we first arrived and when we left early in the day. Laura made sure she knew who we were and we felt... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

The villa is an easy walk from the station, the villa was spacious, with nice communal areas inside and out. It was very close to the lake shore, with a lovely view. The owner Laura was a great character. Very helpful and generous. I have read some negative reviews of the staff and noise levels. Cannot understand them. The noise... More

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Fremantle, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Stayed here for a night after a mediteranean cruise to relax, wish we had stayed longer Laura was very accomodating, we had a big thunder storm come through but it just made the lake more interesting had an early train the next morning and the cafe opened early just for us

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

As a mature couple on our first visit to Italy we certainly did well choosing Villa Torretta as our accommodation on Lake Como. We stayed for 6 nights and our host, Laura, could not have been more helpful.Our room was very comfortable and had a lovely balcony overlooking the lake. Varenna is a beautiful place and well placed to access... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My wife booked us in here for a couple of days. She'd stayed before and was a but worried that I'd find it too basic. Far from it. The room and villa are so much in keeping with the vibe if the area. Varenna is beautifully understated next to Bellagio. Highly recommended if you want to dodge the tourist throng... More

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Albany, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Varenna is the perfect place to stay when visiting lake como. Easy 1 hr train ride from milan central. The B&B is an easy 5min walk from the train station in Varenna. Stayed at villa Varenna for 2 nights and we loved it! We had a room with a huge balcony and amazing view. B&B is on the quieter side... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I spent 2 nights here on a warm weekend in June. Laura was very welcoming and personable, as were the restaurant staff. The accommodation is very nice - timber floors, "country style" furniture and french doors give it warmth of character, while the fixtures are all modern and comfortable - excellent bed, shower and aircon. The restaurant attached to the... More

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Address: Largo Venini,6, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Varenna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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