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Hotel Olivedo

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Piazza Martiri della Liberta,14 | Lombardia, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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  • Location
    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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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St. Albert, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Olivedo sits on the shore of Lake Como with a ferry stop at your front door. From here you can explore the entire lake with complete ease and comfort. Ferries run all day to Mennagio, Como and Bellagio from Varenna. Each of them deserves a day to enjoy all the pleasures and wonders of the lake. The hotel is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Laura and all of your staff for another wonderful and memorable visit at your Hotel Olivedo. I return here a couple of times a year, this time with a small group of women from Australia. Once again our visit was made fantastic by Laura. The rooms as always were immaculately clean, the furnishings and decor warm, friendly and... More 

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Woodland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon this charming, small hotel quite by happenstance, without reservations or prior knowledge of the place. The location, at the ferry terminal in Olivedo on Lake Como, made it very handy for days trips to other points. The hostess was most gracious and helpful, the in-hotel restaurant served fresh local food, and the cleanliness of the establishment would... More 

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o fallon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is right on the lake, by the ferry office and boarding sites. So there is traffic/people/ferry noise from about 8am until 10pm. But there are also great views, restaurants, and people-watching. We were greeted by our gracious hostess and our bags carried by Christopher to our separate entrance at the annex, about 20 yards from the main hotel.... More 

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Marin County
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I just returned from Lake Como, Italy where we stayed in Varenna at the Hotel Olivedo. The hotel is located directly behind the ferry landing, so it's extremely easy to get on a ferry for a ten minute trip to Bellagio or other towns located on the lake. It's also about a five minute walk along the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have just returned from our third visit to beautiful Varenna and the fabulous Hotel Olivedo. As ever, we were warmly greeted by the charming Laura and her superb team. It really did feel like returning home and, after the bustle of Milan, we were able to instantly relax on the lovely terrace of our room overlooking... More 

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Olivedo is an historic hotel right across from the ferry terminal in Varenna. The town is much less crowded and noisy than Bellagio, but it is very easy to get to the other central lake towns via the passenger ferry. Our room overlooked the lake (#1) from both the bedroom and attached sitting area, all furnished with antiques. We... More 

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Westwood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We actually stayed at Villa Toretta which is part of Hotel Olivedo which was just perfect for our needs. A great location near the ferry docks making travel to other Como locations a breeze. The people who run the hotel were pleasant and helpful while the breakfasts both in the dining room and outdoors couldn't be better. Would recommend this... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome for the price and perfect to enable exploration of the area since served by ferry service right out the door! Staff was super friendly and were very gracious. Great views right outside the balcony. Very quiet at night and we were there on the weekend ! Very good value

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was exactly what we wanted. It has old world charm, fantastic views and the best staff. The place is run by Laura who was most helpful and made our 50th anniversary perfect. We can't thank her and her hard working staff enough. The room had fantastic views of Lake Como and the location was great for touring the... More 

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