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Eremo Gaudio

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Roma 25, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Varenna
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
mike c Totnes, United Kingdom
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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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Totnes, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This could be a spectacular hotel but it has some serious flaws...the views are stunning but the rooms are very basic and our room was damp...it is run more like a hostel and that includes the food...Wi-Fi was very unreliable...however the staff were good and this was our second visit and we will probably return but hope the various feedback... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel can boast of the best views of Lake Como BUT- There is no pool. You stand a very good chance of your car being blocked in and there is no chance of identifying who the culprit is. That's if you are lucky enough to get a parking space. The breakfast is indifferent. If starts at 8 and make... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is far from everything... It was close to a couple of our hikes but going to dinner and exploring it was not centrally located . T Highly recommend a taxi from the boat or train if you have luggage. Rooms on main floor had nice views and large terrace. rooms up the funicular were spacious and the views... More

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ann arbor, MI
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136 reviews 136 reviews
31 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without doubt, the view we had from the spacious balcony of the theolinda suite is in the top ten (and probably top 5) vistas of any hotel I have visited in over 35 years of international travel. I say this despite thunderstorms rolling through the area for our entire visit. Truly breathtaking. The common terrace of the upper building is... More

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Santiago, Chile
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23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Varenna is not the cheapest place to stay, from that point of view, this is an excellent choice. The rooms are clean, very clean, and the staff is kind. The restaurant is a good alternative to those in Varenna especially because you don't have to walk back to the hotel. The hotel is divided in two building separated by funicular.... More

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Covington, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are not afraid of heights, you should stay at the top bldg of the hotel. You have to take the funicular up and the view is spectacular. We stayed at the lower bldg. the room was clean and the view was ok. Once you been up to the top bldg any view below that is going to be... More

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Belleville, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This review is a long time coming. My brother and I stayed here in the summer of 2012. To this day, I have fond memories of the hotel, the town Varenna, and the Lake Como. The view at the hotel was spectacular, both from the room overlooking the lake, the hotel grounds, and the top of the hotel after riding... More

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Sacramento, CA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My husband and I were lucky enough to stay on the very top floor of this hotel. We took a funicular up the mountain to the 6th floor which had a view that was spectacular. The patio was large and we enjoyed sitting up there viewing Lake Como. The room was quiet and we slept well. The food in the... More

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here 5 nights and have never found it so difficult to review a hotel! Firstly there are 2 hotels - the lower where we stayed and an older (more expensive I presume) upper part which is 150m further up the mountain by private funicular. All rooms appear to have stunning views over the lakes. Good - good service ,... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We had the Varenna room at the tip-top of the hotel. This hotel is fabulous and a totally unique experience but it is not in the main part of the town. We reached it by climbing up the hill to the hotel, climbing stairs to an outdoor funicular elevator to get to a second funicular elevator, then taking an indoor... More

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Address: Via Roma 25, 23829 Varenna, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Varenna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Eremo Gaudio 3*
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