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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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Port Douglas, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We broke up our Como trip and stayed 2 nights in Varenna for a hillside stay and 3 nights in Menaggio, lakeside and in the mix. This hotel is perfect if you want an uninterrupted view of the lake with decent height, you can see so much more. We stayed in the suite, which had a huge balcony and was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel has a great view-- this is true. When we arrived we were initially disappointed when we did not get a room at the top level and were loudly reminded by one staff person that we had only booked a standard room; the furnicular was broken for two of the three days when we were there so we ended... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel has a world class view which we could enjoy from our two (!) balconies. Even if our room was fresh, there was a smell in the hallway that wasn't that fresh. Also the bed gave both my wife and I a hurting back. Ok breakfast, but not great. The best part of the hotel was the view and... More

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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
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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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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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