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Hotel Olivedo

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Martiri della Liberta,14, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in Varenna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Holmen, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not friendly! Our room on the top floor (4) was cramped but it was very clean; the bed is very hard! Best thing about it was the wonderfully long bathtub. We also had to carry suitcases up from 3rd to 4th floor. The owner Laura may be a "character" as many have noted, but she is not friendly and borders... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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31 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location and typical room accommodations for lake, yet receptionist was nasty. She literally scowled at us and tried to shoo us out before we could explain we were patrons. Pick a hotel where they are pleasant.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We LOVED staying at Hotel Olivedo! Just steps from the ferry and secured parking if you've driven. It was centrally located, so we were easily able to explore Varenna by foot. Laura was very sweet, enthusiastic, and attentive. We were lucky enough to stay in room #10 just off the main building. It had been newly renovated and boasted an... More

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Helston
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel Olivedo was so easy to find, we had travelled by train from Milan and the walk from the station to the hotel took five minutes at most. We were warmly welcomed by Laura, the owner, and shown to the lift to our room. We were lucky enough to have a corner room on the third floor with a double... More

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Irwin, Pennsylvania
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12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we parked our van in front of the hotel and a woman ran out from the hotel and asked of we were guests of the hotel and we said yes. We thought she was coming out to welcome us but instead she yelled to us you can't park there. We listened and moved our car laughing that this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here on the top floor and found the room very comfortable and quiet despite the close proximity of the ferries. Very happy we chose this hotel and found Laura very accommodating. She offered her number to call to wake her up to let us back in after a wedding and party and was adamant that we stay out... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lady owner/manager of this hotel could not have done more for the 2 of us. We arrived in Varenna late after a missed connection during a thunder storm and missed the last ferry to Menaggio - our destination. Although fully booked and unable to put us up for the night she allowed us to stay indoors after they had... More

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Fairfax, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of Hotel Olivedo is perfect: an easy walk to the train station and right next to the ferry terminal, with a wonderful view of Lake Como. It is a charming hotel which is very well maintained. Our twin-bed room (and its bathroom) was spacious and clean; the bed was comfortable and long enough for me (a 74-inch man).... More

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Levin, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved everything in that hotel! We had booked a room with lake view and there it was intensive blue, glittering in front of us. The room size was very generous with two comfy armchairs and a small desk and two chairs. One french door and another door to the small balcony with a flower pot made the picture perfect.... More

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San Diego
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4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, Varenna was a perfect location for touring Lake Como and train is only 0.3 miles to train station. Second, the location is just outside Central Varenna but <1 minute from Ferries. A big,big plus. Third, host Laura was a total 'spit fire', funny, extremely helpful and great with tips advice. Fourth room was clean, large, lots of windows and... 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*
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