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Albergo Ristorante Verbano

Via Ugo Ara 2 | Isola Dei Pescatori, 28838 Stresa, Italy
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Albergo Ristorante Verbano
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Ranked #19 of 36 Hotels in Stresa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I made the booking (room and restaurant) based on favorable reviews. Food at the restaurant was below average, the room was dirty, staff hostile. We wanted to leave immediately, but due to kids travelling with us it was (almost) impossible. Our room was simply dirty and we had a feeling that the cleaning after previous guests took roughly 5 min.... More 

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Pasadena, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This was a return trip to Hotel Verbano after 27 years. This year my wife and I included our two adult children on our visit to Italy. The new ownership shows its care with updates and nice amenities; the remodeling kept the integrity of the building that was constructed over a century ago. The total bathroom redo includes a dual... More 

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LLucmajor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

What a place a step back in time , this romantic hotel on the fishermans Island in Stresa , was a delight , old world meets 21 st centrury , the hotel is perfectlly located on the shore of largo Majorie, a short walk and one enters a hotel that oozes charm . Our room was on th second floor... More 

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County Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

When you book to stay in the Hotel Verbano they ask what time you will arrive in Stresa so they can send the motor launch for you to take you to the island of Isola Pescatori where it is. How romantic is that? Now imagine one of those breathtaking Lake Maggiore sunsets with that incredible clarity of like that the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

We came there with a group from my machine supplier. We only have dinner and enjoying the nite. The food was high performed with great food. We had some raffioli (sorry if i spell it wrong) n white fish. The taste was different from any italy food i had before. New taste but its good, little bit sour, new sour... More 

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Edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

...nothing beats staying on the island and hearing the lake lapping outside your window at night. Yes, I agreed it's a little noisy if there's a function but the rooms facing Isola Bella have spectacular views from their balconies that make up for it. The rooms are very basic and decorated in a old-worldly non-matching way. We dined at the... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The Verbano Hotel is on the Pescatori Island and offers great views of the lake and in particular Isola Bella. However, the rooms are very basic and the bathrooms do not include showers, but just a bath with a hand shower. However, the views are fantastic and the bonus of waking up hearing the lake rather than a noisy street... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Don't stay here! This is a real expensive restaurant with lovely food. By all means eat here, but don't waste your money on a room. The outdoor terrace is used for food service. You can expect lively noise and chatter until midnight on nights that the restaurant is busy. Impossible to get to sleep. If you pay 150 or 200... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Be warned that Verbano is no hotel. It appears from upon arrival that the restaurant is the main priority for the hotel. The staff ignore you and are really noisy shouting and smashing bottles til 01.00 and starting again at 06.30. The Verbano charge you 5 star prices for 2 star service. The only thing good about verbs no is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I'd find it very hard to conceive that anybody could find an overnight at The Hotel Verbano not to be a special privilege. To be sure, a professional hotel reviewer will find fault with the hotel - it has its blemishes - but when you've got it, you can get away with things that others may trip over. The Hotel... More 

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