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Hotel Villa Cipressi

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via IV Novembre 18, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Varenna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a nice location, such a nice place. Here you come for enjoying a stay at the shores of Lake Como old style. The rooms are big and most of them have fantastic lake views through huge windows. Do not expect modern luxury but feel like the owner of a beautiful vila with a glamorous garden for the weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed at the Cipressi for 5 nights, we had the Villa Magnolia suite which is based in the grounds with its own private garden area and totally secluded, it was perfect and magical. The service from all the staff was exceptional and we have to especially mention Davido who went out of his way to make our stay so... More

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West Vancouver, Canada
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128 reviews 128 reviews
38 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Villa Cipressi was that starting point of our tour. Good sized room with lake view. Shower worked well. Thunder and lightning storm prompted a mini invasion of ants, but not a big deal. Good breakfast selection. Nice gardens to stroll through. Short walk to restaurants and such at the south end of the village. Fairly good hike from the... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are prepared to put up with nightly weddings in June and July then this is probably the best of the hotels in Varenna. It has a lovely garden and a splendid position over-looking Lake Como. It's a short walk to the main square and down to the harbour for ferries and boat rides. The rooms are spacious but... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel 3 nights while visiting Lake Como. Our room had a panoramic lake view. We overlooked the outside restaurant which was both a blessing and not. The first night there was a wedding with beautiful music that lulled us to sleep. The second night there were a few noisy patrons which made it difficult to sleep... More

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Milton, Georgia
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298 reviews 298 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is a 100's of years old, lakeside villa with about 30 nicely appointed rooms. We had a room without lake views so it faced the street which some people might find noisy. The church bells ring at 7a.m. anyway and we did not find the street noise bothersome with the windows closed and given that we were tired after... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

After reading the reviews, we recommended the Villa Cipressi to several friends and we all stayed there for a three-day stop on Lake Como. The view from the rooms is spectacular and one of our group reserved a suite, which looked both across and down the lake for a spectacular vista. The staff was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Varenna and... More

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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Villa Cipressi (cypress trees) was owned by the noble families from the 1400's-1800's. Loved the sense of history. Stayed here 3 nights and just loved our view from Room 303. Two huge windows with views of the lake and the lush gardens below. High ceilings, good bed, nice sized armoire with safe. Nice bathroom and both rooms were very clean.... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I have stayed here before and had just as good of an experience as I did 5 years earlier. We got married at another location on the lake but stayed at Cipressi for the time at Lake Como and also had our reception at the hotel. Absolutely outstanding service for our reception, outstanding food, excellent staff, wonderful location and beautiful... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The concierge, Tatiana, was outstanding! She guided us as to the best features of the town - how to take advantage of the ferry system to see the various cities on the lake The hotel has a great view of the lake and outstanding gardens to walk through. Not a five star, but very nice.

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Address: Via IV Novembre 18, 23829 Varenna, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Varenna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Villa Cipressi 3*
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