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Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Corso Umberto I 67, 28838 Stresa, Italy
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Ranked #4 of 36 hotels in Stresa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a great hotel- light and oozing grandure. uniformed waiters and concierge. Escorted to you rooms, ( a tad small with balcomy that could seat only 2). Even had wooden booths from the 30s to make external phone calls and to rooms) Cocktails come with a basket of olives, crisps and nuts. Breakfast had....well i cant think what it... More

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Akureyri, Iceland
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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we were walk ins at the hotel and very duly impressed. The room was very nice, not spacious but classic with all amenities. We tried the swimming pool which is indoor down in the cellar and closed in - not very impressive. The bar is very nice and the breakfast is excellent. It was a setting out of a Agatha... More

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is lovely, gracious and calming. Situated perfectly for getting a water taxi. Could not fault the staff. Stayed five days and enjoyed every second. Rooms comfortable and the décor makes you smile. The hotel even accommodated my two Cairn Terriers who were complemented on their good manners. Thank you.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed only two nights in July 2014 but it wasn't enough. Our room faced the lake and the view was gorgeous. Had a little balcony perfect for two. The bathroom was beautiful all in Marble. Loved the Murano chandeliers in the room and throughout the hotel. Beds were comfortable. Short walk to town to where the shops are and restaurants.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
37 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us stayed here for 2 nights during July 2014. We booked two of their basic ‘garden view’ rooms. The location of the hotel is reasonably central, being a 5-10 min walk from the ferry pier or town centre. The décor of the hotel is opulent, both in the common areas and the rooms. It seemed very luxurious without... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were helpful and professional. Breakfast was great and could sit outside looking out on to the lake. Our room was great and overlooked the lake even though we thought we were getting a room with a garden view. This was a bonus. TV worked and we enjoyed having access to BBC Channels. Easy access to Stresa which is a... More

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Cranston, Rhode Island
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved everything about this hotel from its' old-world charm, exceptional service, and fantastic breakfasts. Our suite faced the Lake and we spent time each day on the balcony admiring the amazing views. The marble bathroom was beautiful. Loved the Murano glass chandelier over the bed. We will definitely return if we are lucky enough to return to Stresa. The... More

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Melbourne, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by friends, we came away from our stay at the Grand a Hotel Des Iles Borromees endorsing their "ravings" and hoping we might return one day. We were fortunate to have been upgraded from a garden view room to a lake view room. We would select the lake view room next time despite the additional cost. The hotel's staff... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is very grand, has opulent design and massive but it needs a little renovation. Great location with great view of the lake. The internet is not free but in the lobby which allows you to browse it free of charge for 30 minutes only. Breakfast was lovely.

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the hotel is big, elegant on first sight but looking throug it is old and need renovatin and renewal, and a lot of improvement. the room was very tiny, not even 15 sqm althogh written 20-22. the bed soft and plastic under the sheet. no satellite tv and not one foreign channel. (english), the carpet was faded, the furnitures were... 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*
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Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees Stresa, Italy - Lake Maggiore

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#1 Spa Hotel in Stresa #2 Luxury Hotel in Stresa #4 Family Hotel in Stresa #5 Romantic Hotel in Stresa
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Luxe and tradition; since 1863 the Grand Hotel des Iles Borromees is the place to stay while visiting the Maggiore Lake area. The builing, the public areas and the rooms feature all modern conforts while still keeping the same belle epoque atmosphere. The park is decorated with statues, fountains and rare plants and the view from the rooms and the restaurant is spectacular. The Medical SPA of the Grand Hotel des Iles Borromees is one of the first in Italy and can offer aesthetic treatments combined with a personalized diet. ... more   less 
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