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Hotel Olivedo

3.0 of 5 Piazza Martiri della Liberta,14, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at Hotel Olivedo having promised ourselves that we would soon return after our last wonderful visit to Lake Como. Upon our arrival we were warmly welcomed back by the wonderful Laura who treats us more like old friends than hotel guests.As ever, she was extremely helpful and full of useful tips and advice for enjoying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have returned many times to stay in the Hotel Olivedo in Varenna, and will be returning again next year. I love staying here, the position overlooking the lake is superb, and the hotel has a warm, caring, homely, authentic Italian feeling which I love. But mainly I return because of the owner Laura. She is a wonderful person who... More 

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I first came to Olivedo in 1997. We went almost yearly the rest of his life. Since his passing, I still return to wonderful Laura, her Mama and her Poochie. It is like coming home to this beautiful place, with the astonishing views, from an exquisite room with every comfort.. The breakfast is so pleasing served very... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in this hotel because their was a torrential downpour with severe thunderstorms & lightning. We needed to seek cover or risk getting struck by lightning. Our hotel we were staying at was a 20 minute walk from the ferry and we were on foot. We had read about this hotel Olivedo and the owner and thought we would... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in late August, we were given a room on the top floor, the lift only goes to the floor below so we had to drag our cases up a flight of stairs, we were not offered assistance. We could not stand in the shower as the roof was too low so ended up kneeling... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for three nights. the room was at the end of the building on the top floor and was a good size well furnished with a good sized bathroom. The view from our room over the lake was impressive. The breakfast was basic but did the job. We ate at the restaurant for the 3 nights... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in October. The first impression of the hotel was the very strong smell of smoke (we are non-smokers). I think this was coming from the bar but it was all through the hotel common areas. Our room was on the 3 rd floor overlooking the lake and was entirely adequate. It was large and... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We originally booked a 4 night stay at this hotel, but at the last minute we increased the booking to 5 nights. Due to changes in travel plans (rail strike in Italy, we decided to cut short our stay to 3 nights and leave early. We paid for the original 4 nights that we had booked. The Manager/Owner (Laura) was... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We moved to the Hotel Olivedo after spending two nights at another hotel in Varenna. We were so pleased with our room at the Hotel Olivedo after spending two nights in the very smallest of rooms at the other hotel. Our room at the Hotel Olivedo was located just down the alley from the main hotel and was very spacious.... More 

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New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stayed with the lovely Laura and staff for 4 nights in late August 2014. My wife, two kids and I enjoyed an amazing break at this great hotel. First of all Varenna is the place to stay, Bellagio is too commercial and swamped. The location of this hotel is perfect, right by the ferry with which you enjoy an... More 

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Address: Piazza Martiri della Liberta,14, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Varenna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Olivedo 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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