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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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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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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
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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
7 helpful votes 7 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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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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york
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Varenna is spectacular as is this hotel. Quite pricey (even in low season) but I think that is the Lakes. Wonderful lake view and a balcony to catch the sun. Breakfast so so. Bar good. Rooms clean, big and quiet and nicely maintained. Staff very friendly and efficient. Good location. Overall fantastico

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This hotel is situated at the edge of Lake Como in a gorgeous, quaint little village. We spent four nights here and found the location, the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff to be exceptional. The terrace overlooking the lake has spectacular views and it is a lovely place to have a drink, weather permitting. The breakfast buffet was excellent... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Despite being locals, we chose to stay in this nice little hotel for one night, as a start for our honeymoon. The location is amazing, with rooms and terraces facing the lake. Rooms are spacious and well equipped, tough not super-fancy, to be honest we expected a bit more charming furniture for the price we paid. Huge breakfast buffet with... More 

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