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Albergo del Sole

Piazza San Giorgio 17, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Ranked #4 of 10 Varenna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
42 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of us spent four nights at this small hotel in the triple room on the top floor, at the back of the hotel. There is a lift. The room was very spacious with a sofa bed at one end. We had two windows with a fabulous view over the lake. There was no noise at all. The room was... More

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

When I first arrived, I was very hot from dragging my suitcase from the station. The owner, Francesco, greeted me immediately with a smile. We began the check in and he stopped and said, "uno momento" He left and returned with an icy cold glass of sparkling water! Now that was nice. Helped me upstairs with my bag and I... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This was our first visit to Italy and our first evening. After traveling for 18 hours, the owners of this establishment went above and beyond to help my brother and I feel welcome in Italy. We had dinner at their restaurant and they gave us a complimentary glass of Prosecco to help celebrate my brothers birthday. They spoke broken English,... More

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Encinitas, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I enjoyed the comfort and view from our room. The staff was warm and very accommodating to my requests.The included breakfast in the dining room was excellent as were the dinners available to the public in the evening. Strangely, for a small, intimate hotel of only 8 rooms, half of them had handicapped bathrooms. I am too small to comfortably... More

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Littleton, Colorado
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We had a room with balcony overlooking the town square. Nice clean room, bed with slight sag in center, but not uncomfortable. The hotel staff were very helpful, with one member spending 15 minutes online to help me with the train schedule out of Milan. A small town and everyone in this facility goes out of their way to help... More

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Johor Bahru
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We stayed in this hotel for 3 nights and the view of the lake and mountains from the window of our suite was spectacular.We could see the ferry plying to the other villages and back again to Varenna on a regular basis.My husband and I simply sat by our window and soaked in the stunning view ahead of us including... More

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights. It was perfect. The rooms were clean, bathrooms clean, beds comfortable, breakfast good. Francesco was extremely helpful. Always assured we had enough to eat at breakfast. The location couldn't have been at a better location. Varenna is such a beautiful little village. We thoroughly enjoyed our walks back and forth to the the ferry... More

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ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We stayed on lake como and were very happy to have chosen Varenna as our base. It is a smaller, quieter and more picturesque village than those other on the lakes. We visited Bellagio and found it very touristy. The ferry for all the villages leaves from here. Albergo del sole is very nice, situated over a restaurant in the... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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152 reviews 152 reviews
35 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Here only for two nights, but everything wonderful. Just a short taxi ride from the train station; located on a piazza across from a historic church whose lovely sounding bells will wake you each morning. Easy access to sites and the waterfront to the ferry service. Our room on the top floor was large, comfortable, a nice sitting area, large... More

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Great little hotel with Pizza restaurant. Room was very clean and quiet. Located right in the central upper square its position is ideal for exploring all the magical streets and ally ways of Varenna i would say it is probably the best value for money place in the town. Always busy in the summer!

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Address: Piazza San Giorgio 17, 23829 Varenna, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Varenna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Albergo del Sole is a nice hotel in San Giorgio Square. It was totally renovated in 2003 and has very nicely furnished bedrooms and a suite overlooking the lake. It has also its own restaurant and pizzeria. Luigi, the owner, is the chef and restaurant manager. Car is not necessary as the hotel is located in the historical centre, only 50 meters from the old port, and 300 meters from the train station. ... more   less 
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