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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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Concord, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This charming hotel is situated right on Lake Como and has spectacular views . It has been modernized with very up-to-date bathrooms, but it still has a marvelous Italian character to it. We had a room on a lower level which had a very large terrace, so one could hear the waves lapping. The breakfast was excellent and served either... More 

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Portland, OR
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely large room overlooking the lower terrace. The view of the lake was lovely. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was nicely laid out. We were dissapointed that the restaurant was not yet open for the season but they did have beverage service available. The only negative is that smoking is allowed on the terrace... More 

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107 reviews 107 reviews
23 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing location and staff. This is one of the most tranquil locations we have been. Our lake view room with balcony was wonderful. The staff is simply amazing. My spouse has gluten and dairy allergies....very severe. When the owner found out she took note and said that they would have breakfast items the next morning brought in just... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small hotel in Varenna, with large rooms, balconies overlooking the gorgeous Lake Como, unsurpassed service and cleanliness, quiet, included breakfast. It was a wonderful stay! I'm not sure if there is an elevator, but our bags were carried to the room for us, and we took the stairs to our third level room. Not a bad climb,... More 

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Columbia, SC
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely friendly and helpful staff. The hotel organised taxi transfer for us from and to Malpensa Airport in Milan (price €150 each way - journey time 90-120 minutes depending on traffic). Varenna is a very small village. It has one grocery store, which frustratingly does not appear to adhere to its own published opening and closing times. Varenna does have... More 

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Sydney, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

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
7 helpful votes 7 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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