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B&B Il Bolentino

156 Venini St, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Just a short stroll down the hill from the train station in the village of Varenna is the perfectly located Bed & Breakfast, "Il Bolentino.". It is in just the right place to be a home base from which to explore the villages around Lake Como. When you arrive at Il Bolentino, Renata and her husband, Antonio, greet you with... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great little B&B, which is a side room of the host's main house. Well sized clean room, with great wifi, aircon and large ensuite. Renata was a lovely host, and we enjoyed breakfast each morning in their garden. The B&B doesn't have a lake view, but that didn't bother us. A very easy 4min downhill walk from the train station,... More 

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San Juan Capistrano
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stayed here for two nights, and we had a great stay. Renata and Antonio went out of their way to make us feel welcome. The room was clean with a very comfortable bed and ensuite bathroom. One evening we were wandering through town in search of a dinner spot, many were closed, and Renata saw us looking around and... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

When I travel, I love the feeling of being a "temporary local." B&B Il Bolentino made me feel that way immediately. The proprietors are amazingly friendly and hospitable. While they don't speak any English, between my "Sp-Italian" (my rusty Spanish allows me to understand slow speech and read a little), my daughter's rusty Italian, and Google Translate, we got along... More 

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Malaysia
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Firstly be aware that Varenna Esino train station is a small station and you may miss getting off at the station, especially at night like we nearly did, if you do not speak Italian to ask other train passengers or listen very carefully to the announcement (in Italian) that you have arrived as the signage can get tricky to spot... More 

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Ventura, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Excellent home-stay B&B. Renata and Antonio could not have been nicer and more helpful. The room and bed were comfortable and spotlessly clean. Breakfast was lovely with fresh baked croissants. Very quiet but close to the sights of Varenna. Easy walk from the train station.

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We enjoyed our time at Il Bolentino B&B. It is in a great location midway between the train station and the town of Varenna. We were a little confused when we got there on how to get into the gate and which apartment was the B&B, but we got in when someone came out of the gate and Renata saw... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Renata and Antonio, the hosts at Il Bolentino, are the sweetest and most welcoming hosts I've encountered in a long time. They epitomize Mediterranean hospitality. Antonio met us at the train station and helped with the luggage all the way to the B&B, which is only a few mins away from the train station! The room was clean and comfortable... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned from a beautiful vacation in Lake Como, staying at this family run B&B. It was in a perfect location from the train station and car ferry port (less than 500 meters) and a 10 min scenic walk from the central square. Rooms were clean, good value for money and the hosts were more than welcoming. Definitely... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The perfect location for our three night stay in Varenna. Peaceful, quiet, close to the train station and the lake. Renata, couldn't have been a friendlier host. We had the room with a private bath. Plenty of space in both. Spotlessly clean. Lots of toiletries in the bathroom and a nice shower. Breakfast offered of bread, croissants, ceral, juice and... More 

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