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Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees

#3 of 36 Hotels in Stresa
Certificate of Excellence
Corso Umberto I, 67, 28838 Stresa, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived in Stresa on a Tauck tour which means the Hotel cost was included in the price of the tour. I cannot comment on the cost but found the hotel 5 star in every way. Arriving in mid-August Stresa was less than crowded. All of us on the tour had different rooms but ours in the front of the hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a rather magnificent 4 day stay in this grand hotel. My lake view room was stunning, complete with a jet spa bath which was an added bonus. The hallways and bar have a faded grandeur which matches the type of guests staying. It wasn't really my taste or style but I absolutely loved the experience. Highest points were:... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an extremely plush and to a large extent over the top, blingy, hotel which is trading on an historical reputation. There is a lack of attention to detail and customer service which is not consistent with a supposed 5 star hotel and given the price we feel that we did not get value for money and to be... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent food. I found the restaurant made the finest food I'd ever had in Italy. The kitchen here certainly deserves a Michelin Star. Great restaurant staff. The only downside was they need to change the beds. The room, the balcony and view, air-conditioning was all great and working perfectly. I would return.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 2 nights recently and was thoroughly pleased in every aspect. From arrival where valet/bellman took charge of the car and luggage to the receptionist who handled our checkin quickly and flawlessly we were in our room in 15 minutes!!! The room was spacious and beautifully decorated in period furnishings. Turndown service was perfect as was housekeeping. Breakfast was exceptional... More 

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Hope Valley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here on 4 occasions now and remain happy with the overall experience. The hotel is elegant, beautiful and in an excellent location. We treated ourselves to a junior suite and appreciated the extra space and comfortable seating area. On the whole the staff are very pleasant and efficient, though there didn't seem to be so many of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend 2 days at the hotel for a wedding, the hotel was busy and you would expect for a 5 stars hotel to be able to accommodate for such an occasion. The room service was non exciting thank God for the coffee bar on the ground floor... Anyway we were there for the wedding, the hotel just happened to... More 

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Borromees, Manager at Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees, responded to this review

I thank “gerard f” for sharing his experience with us and for choosing the Grand Hotel des Iles Borromées. I have noted his remarks about the room service and about the bar, many thanks for the praises and apologies for our shortcomings about the room service. It is obvious that his whole stay has been ruined by the loss of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving in Stresa there are a number of hotels on Lake Maggiore, but none so grand as Hotel Des Iles Borromees. From the moment you walk through the doors lake-side, past the lovely, small bar on the right and towards the rear where the magnificent concierge desk and registration area are located, you know you are in a fine old... More 

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Herts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having used tripadvisor without fail for work and pleasure trips for the last 10 years I thought it was about time I wrote some reviews and put back into this site. My better half and Ie stayed here last week for 5 nights and there isnt really much more we can add to what most reviews say... the hotel is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and myself has a wonderful 4 day break in this unique hotel. the staff were first class and very helpful. The hotel is spectacularly grand and wonderfully decorated. 5 minutes from dozens of bars, restaurants and wine emporiums...simply heaven.

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