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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lake Como was lovely, but what really made the trip for us was this hotel. It's a beautiful building with gorgeous wooden floors and on the edge of the lake. The family who run it were very attentive and welcoming. It was a treat to see them and Laura at work. The food was so good we ate there three... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have to say our stay in Varenna was the highlight of our three-week European vacation and many thanks to Laura and her staff for the wonderful time we spent at the Hotel Olivedo, a gracious, grand dame of a hotel. We stayed in the annex rooms and had a spacious terrace to ourselves with a splendid view of Lake... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I have been travelling around Lake Como and also parts of Switzerland this last week. By far the most beautiful village we visited was Verenna and our stay was made even more memorable by Laura at Hotel Olivedo. I had read about Laura on trip advisor , being very hospitable and true to form from the minute... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Laura was amazing. She made sure our stay truly amazing. We stayed 2 nights at the hotel and 3 nights in the villa. The hotel has an amazing view of Lake Como and was very clean. The hotel is over 100 years old. There is a small elevator, T.V. and internet. The villa is private and has 5 rooms with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed six days at Hotel Olivedo in Varenna, Italy--a great find! It's located right across from the ferry docks so convenient for travel to other villages, but most importantly the views are spectacular and the people are delightful! Our room had two shuttered windows and a balcony that looked out on the lake, the alps, and nearby villages--so picturesque... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Hotel Olivedo on May 7-9, 2014. It was a great place with beautiful lake views. We were right where the ferries came in from Bellagio and Menaggio. All you had to do was walk downstairs. The owner was very helpful. She went in the kitchen late at night and fixed a sandwich for my husband who has... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The memory of our 6 night stay at Hotel Olivedo on Lake Como will remain with us until, with good fortune, we are able to return to this charming hotel again. Laura, the third generation of her family to run this fine old hotel, is polite and serious about her hotel, which she runs with great efficiency, energy and much... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location, excellent lake view (I suppose there's only lake view rooms). Old authentic interiors with renovated bathrooms, cozy bed. Breakfast is average, don't expect too much. The stuff is trained and welcoming. The hotel is located is located in harbor where ferries and boats have its stop, so if you'd like to wake up late, it's not your place.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just came back from a great stay at Hotel Olivedo. We were with extended family, including teenagers, and none of us had ever been to Varenna. The location of the hotel is excellent, near the ferries and right on the water, the staff is great, friendly and helpful, and the dinners were the best we had in "town". For... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate there three times it was so good. Like a trip back in time this old world hotel transports you back to the turn of the 20th century. The owner was so accommodating as we sat in the rain one morning sipping coffee waiting for our departure by ferry.

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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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