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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a great stay at the Hotel Olivedo in Varenna, Lake Como. I stayed 6 nights in January 2015. I had a charming room with a balcony and a fabulous view of the lake and snow-capped mountains. The ferry is right outside the hotel door and connects you to Menaggio, Bellaggio and other places on the lake. The train... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very apprehensive about staying here, given some of the reviews here. But I found the Hotel and owner a delight! While it is true the age of the hotel is showing, but it adds to the charm of the stay. The hotel offered free wifi that worked very well. I was greeted very warmly by the owner upon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Olivedo from 4 September to 9 September, 2014. Our room was spacious and filled with lovely antiques and a comfortable chair for relaxing. The bathroom was large and completely modern. The view from our balcony looking out at Lake Como was breathtaking. We loved every minute of our time there with Laura making sure that everything... More 

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Skibbereen, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my wife and I stayed there in June 2014 and were welcomed at reception but the mood changed when we ate elsewhere. In fact it was cold and couldn't care!! The price charged is over the top for value and the rooms were not comfortable with noise from next door. I would not recommend this place for value and that's... More 

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Sir,relax, stay well and Merry Christmas! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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 December 11, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 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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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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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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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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