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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 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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Redditch, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel was good with an excellent view over the lake, right next to ferry terminal. The room was clean. The evening meal we chose to have on the first night was good but was overpriced. The bathroom was very poor for the cost of the room 175 euro B&B. There was a very small bath with... More

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San Diego
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an older hotel in Varenna on Lake Como with fantastic views of the lake. The rooms with lake view are more expensive, but worth the extra cost. The rooms are furnished in extremely good taste. We arrived with a lease car that had just gotten a flat and were very concerned since we were there only overnight. The... More

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Seattle, Washington
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were three couples traveling together (3 nights here) and a 4th couple joined us. Hotel is beautifully situated, rooms nice with excellent view. Bathroom cramped, but decent. Breakfast delicious and service staff pleasant and friendly. Laura the proprietor, initially appeared a little stern, or a little different-- but I say, "what the heck, viva la difference!". However, Laura became... More

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Holmen, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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112 reviews 112 reviews
32 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 3 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 3 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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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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