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Orange House

Via Venini | Lecco, 156 - 2382 Varenna, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful three night stay at the Orange House. Booking was easy through email, only requiring a 30% deposit and paying the rest when we got there. Piero's wife (sorry for not using her name, I cannot recall it!) met us at the train station when we arrived and, although it is only a short distance to the... More 

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Southampton, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Orange House is situated on the outskirts of the tiny village of Varenna and as such nothing is more than a few minutes away. The station, the center and the lake are all very close by. The B&B is an apartment over 3 floors with the owners on the top and the rooms on the lower levels. We stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I found the Orange House on Tripadvisor when on a whim I decided to spend at least one night in Varenna instead of just arriving and leaving the same day. The B&B and Varena ended up being the highlights of my 4 day trip in northern Italy. Pirelli and Lorenna were the one of the warmest and nicest people I... More 

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Lubbock, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Spent 2 night at the Orange House. Piero was a gracious host and spoke good English and very knowledgeable of the area and things to do. His wife greeted us every morning with her limited English and a good breakfast. Location was easy to access from the train station and just a short walk to the water for strolling. Plenty... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed in Orange House in Varenna for three nights in June. Hosts were lovely, Piero spoke good English and was very helpful. His wife Mara spoke less English but produced great Italian style breakfasts every morning. Varenna was one of the highlights of our trip. The best spot on Lake Como, if you prefer a much less commercial experience when... More 

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Reno, Nv
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I stayed 2 nights at Orange House in Varenna, and I was very pleased with the B&B. It was a very short walk from the train station. Head down the hill, turn left at the street, and the apartment complex is on the left side of the street. Look for the little sign at the gates. The place has a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

It was raining when we arrived in Varenna and fortunately the walk to the B&B was quite short and an unexpected surprise was to be met at the gate by Piero who welcomed us with open arms. When walking from the railway station down the hill towards the lake the orange house is the block of apartments on your left... More 

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Clinton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

My husband and I spent a week here in September and felt like family when we left. We had the upstairs double bed, very comfy ,with ceiling fan which was very adequate at night . We had use of a common room and refrigerator and it was very clean and enjoyable. We had a rental car and used the one... More 

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Indian Land, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I drove in and they made me park in a garage. Extra un expected cost The towels were so harsh you got a defoliation after each shower. No soap in bathroom, shampoo etc. They have a washing machine, but you cannot use it. No A/C - room has 1 window and is on the road where you hear motor cycles... More 

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Piero and Mara give you a warm welcome to their B&B in Varenna, a small town on Lake Como. Easily accessible by train, the bed and breakfast is a short walk from the train station. Check in is between 1.30 and 3.30 pm but earlier or later arrivals can be accommodated by advising Piero and Mara prior to arrival. You... More 

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