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Hotel du Lac

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Via del Prestino 4, 22050 Varenna, Italy
Hotel du Lac
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Columbia, SC
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel du Lac is a classic first class European hotel with the benefit of being located on one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Our room was dead center on the 3rd floor with a balcony and incredible view. The room was immaculate, and staff was very helpful with restaurant suggestions, taxi to the train station, etc. Included... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small hotel has panoramic views of lake Como, while the views are spectacular, so is the service! All the staff at this hotel go above and beyond to help you enjoy your stay in one of Italy's great destinations- seriously if your travelling to Italy, Varenna on lake Como needs to be on your list! Back to Hotel du... More 

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Perth, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you've decided to stay in Varenna, and you should, it's delightful, then this is a great little hotel. The view is incredible, parking is convenient at the front door, there are several restaurants nearby and it is a great base for exploring the more crowded lakeside towns. Take breakfast elsewhere is our recommendation. For those to whom it is... More 

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San Anselmo, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

What a lovely spot in charming Varenna. The hotel is small, perfectly located at the lakeside, with a wonderful terrace directly on the lake, perfect for late afternoon aperitif after a day of touring. My room was nicely done, with a window overlooking the stunning lake scenery, waves gently lapping within earshot. They called it a partial view but the... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

From the tiny little entrance and our own parking place to the beautiful view of the lake from our room. This was such a treat for our family. Large outdoor patio overlooking the Lake Como. Perfect place for a quiet drink in the late afternoon taking in the gorgeous surroundings to the perfect early morning breakfast. Room was great, new... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights here and found it to be delightful small hotel. The room was relatively large for this type of hotel / area. Clean, fresh and bright with a lovely balcony overlooking the lake. The property has its own pontoon / jetty on the lake providing a lovely, safe place for a morning swim or to cool down... More 

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raleigh
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stayed last week - crowds were gone - hotel is clean, pretty and front desk was accomdating all hours!! Would definitely stay again. The breakfast fare was more american than the usual italian delicacies.

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Westbrook, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We were very pleasantly surprised by the size of our room, the room patio over the lake, and the amazing views down two arms of Lake Como. This has to be the nicest hotel in Varenna. The town has limited shopping but lots of restaurants, is extremely picturesque, and the frequent ferry boats make it easy to visit all the... More 

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights and we couldn't have been more delighted with our visit. We were in room 22, and had a wonderful little balcony to finish the day with some wine and an incredible view of the lake. The hotel looked to be the best in Varenna from what we could see...from the breakfast,... More 

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Oxford, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Stayed here last month several days. Opted for superior lake view. It was amazing. We had our own terrace overlooking the lake, just sat our, drank wine, watched the boats. Perfect. Large room. Great service. Very clean. Cannot beat the veiw of the lake. Right on the water. Breakfast was extensive, lots of food, and high quality. If you are... More 

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