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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 7 hotels in Varenna
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Miami, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I were celebrating our anniversary. We had a lake view, and it was AMAZING! I liked the charm of the hotel. Why only 2 stars? We were told breakfast will be included. Well that was a yogurt and apple and it starts at 8. When we were there, the hotel was empty. Then I began to understand... More

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Hobart, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is in a great location, close to lots of lovely restaurants, train station and right at the ferry terminal. Laura, the owner, was wonderful and very helpful as were all the staff. Rooms were nice and spacious and comfortable. We stayed 4 nights but could quite easily have stayed longer. Highly recommend.

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Wilmington, Delaware
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, daughter and myself recently had a lovely, idyllic stay at the Hotel Olivedo. The hotel is a short walk from the train station, and convenient to the ferry, which is a few short steps from the entrance. The rooms were quiet, comfortable, and nicely appointed---freshly painted, and updated. Laura, our gracious hostess, worked tirelessly day and night and,... More

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San Antonio TX
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent three nights in the Hotel Olivedo and were sad to leave it. The hotel has old-school charm and is very well-maintained. Laura, the owner was sweet, charming, and helpful. (I've read some complain about her, but please...she works all day and night! Be kind to her and she'll be great to you!) The location is great - literally... More

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San Antonio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late and a bit jet lagged following a train strike (welcome to Italy!). We were greeted warmly by Laura and had a wonderful and welcoming dinner at the hotel restaurant (tip--reserve your first night's dinner at the hotel...you will be glad you did). We reserved a room with a balcony that overlooked the lake. The hotel is about... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This great little gem right on the shoreline of Lake Como proved to be a superb all rounder. We had booked for 3 couples (all friends) with a variety budgets, tastes etc and it ticked everyone's boxes. Wonderfully warm welcome from Laura and her team. It was a privilege to be able to share a little of the history of... More

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This hotel is in a fantastic location right on Lake Como and within walking distance from the train station. Our room was clean and comfy (I had a fantasic nights sleep) and had an amazing view of the lake and mountains that you could see every day and never cease to be amazed by. The dinner was wonderful and our... More

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I saw the hotel from the street above coming from Varenna... I thought: THERE. That is the place. Me and my wife where searching for a little dream... we want to wake up in the morning with a stunning view on the lake. That was. AMAZING. Miss Laura were super kindly and the breakfast really good. It was a really... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We have been looking to purchase a property around Lake Como. This time of year there is very limited availability of rooms but Olivedo proved to be a perfect place to explore the lake. Our room was very comfortable with a modern bathroom/shower. We had dinner one night which was excellent. We are already booked in again as we continue... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

The Hotel Olivedo has been family owned for generations, and it shows. The hostess, Laura, was born and raised in the town, and she knows thoroughly knows both the area and the profession of hotel manager. She is attentive without being intrusive. She gently guided us against ordering a "local speciality" on the menu that she implied was really not... More

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Also Known As:
Olivedo Hotel Varenna
Address: Piazza Martiri della Liberta,14, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Varenna
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
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Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Varenna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Olivedo 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Little charming hotel on the edge of Lake Como. ... more   less 
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