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Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees

5.0 of 5 Corso Umberto I, 67, 28838 Stresa, Italy
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

I visited in February when most hotels & restaurants in the area are closed for the season. This is the hotel noted as Hemingway's inspiration while writing A Farewell to Arms and it was warm and welcoming! I was upgraded to a room with a balcony and lake view ~ breathtaking! I arrived via train from Milan Central and had... More 

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18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think this is one of those places that does exactly as it says on the tin, as the saying goes. It is an elegant, classic, old school, Victorian five star resort hotel. The building, rooms, staff, ambience , gardens, staff, food and even the corridors are all of an incredibly high standard in a slightly old fashioned ( in... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We stayed at this hotel in August prior to a scientific conference in Milan. This is the perfect place to de-stress in Stresa. Room facing the lake was perfect. Breath-taking view and well appointed, Marble bathroom was clean with all amenities, although I do not get the half glass partition in the shower. The room gets soaked. Breakfast was varied... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is a very elegant, luxurious hotel with beautiful surroundings. Located right on the Lago Maggiore, and easy access to Milan by train, and other worthwhile locations around the lakeThe staff is very proficient , helpful, and professional. Great breakfast buffet, and also a very good restaurant and bar. I would highly recommend it , even if the price is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I stayed at is establishment while on holiday in Italy with my family. As one enters the establishment, the gardens are beautiful. The staff, particularly the concierge are very, professional, friendly and helpful. The interior and rooms of the hotel are opulent and regal. The breakfast buffet is vast and plentifully delicious. Certainly a must hotel to stay in while... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees is an elegant and statuesque establishment which carries its history with vigour yet where applicable and necessary is as up-to-date as yesterday! We had a beautiful short stay at this fascinating hotel with floors individually decorated with paintings and other objet d'art- at least half a day could be spent perusing the gallery which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

the hotel has an amazing view so it is a must to have a room with lake view. the rooms are cosy and they are typcal of this old time hotel with a lot of classique furnitures. the bathroom needs a bit of refurbishments and so the balconies of the rooms. the location is very good in terms of view... More 

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Jamestown
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We've stayed here a few times and the hotel is not only beautiful but also very comfortable, cozy and has a great restaurant, spa and service. The view from the rooms overlooking the islands in Lago Maggiore just can't be beat.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Grand and regal hotel. We had a lake view suite with 2 balconies. Every morning, it was a treat to go down to the dining room for the amazing breakfast buffet. Everything you could ever want for breakfast. Service was excellent. Far superior to other hotels in Stresa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is the most fantabulous hotel that we have ever stayed in. Super clean, quiet and the view over the lake is breathtaking. The room was very spacious and the breakfasts overlooking the lake just superb as well as being treated like royalty by the staff. Recommend this hotel to anyone who is looking for a romantic getaway. You will... More 

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Address: Corso Umberto I, 67, 28838 Stresa, Italy
Location: Italy > Piedmont > Lake Maggiore > Stresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees 5*
Number of rooms: 172
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Stresa
Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees Stresa, Italy - Lake Maggiore
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#1 Spa Hotel in Stresa
#1 Luxury Hotel in Stresa
#4 Family Hotel in Stresa
#5 Romantic Hotel in Stresa

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