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Via Circonvallazione 27/29 Stropino, 28833 Stresa, Italy
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La Casa del Giardiniere
Ranked #1 of 20 Stresa B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted and had a very warm welcome by David and Penny. Pepper gave us a lick as his welcome too! The room was lovely with everything and more we could ask. Bedroom very comfortable with a balcony and magnificent views of the surrounding scenery and a lovely size bathroom. The breakfast was fit for a king! It was... More

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stropinokid, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

What a lovely review it's so rewarding to be able to create an atmosphere where our guests feel totally relaxed and "home from home", the scenic backdrop of mountains and lakes, together with fresh alpine air all make for good quality rest. Our breakfasts have gained a reputation and certainly provide plenty of goodness, as much of our produce is... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came back to La Casa del Giardiniere on a return trip after a super stay a few years ago. We can report the facilities remain in tip top condition, and the warmth of welcome and graciousness of our hosts David & Penny remains of the highest order. Great breakfasts continue, informed guidance and help on the best places to... More

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stropinokid, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your reassuring recommendation, it's a big boost for Penny and I to know that our standards are still considered to be of the "highest order". We really do appreciate you taking the time to write a review, and also to incorporate our lovely village restaurant. We will of course convey your best wishes and congratulations... More

Halifax, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again David & Penny assisted by Pepper did a fine job of looking after us. This accommodation is perfect for touring the many of the must see places arround Stresa. The accommodation is also ideal for the nearby Ile de Borromees golf course.

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stropinokid, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

What a lovely surprise and thank you for your thoughtfulness in posting a review. We are so pleased that you once again enjoyed our little "paradise" and hope that we may see you again in the not too distant future. It's all hands to the pumps in August and September as bookings have soared, lets just hope that the unseasonal... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay with David and Penny can be described as nothing other than wonderful. They are both so welcoming and helpful. My room and bathroom were both immaculate and very comfortable. I was greeted each morning by a fantastic breakfast of fresh fruit, local breads, pastries, cakes and cereals made by Penny. David and Penny have an excellent knowledge of... More

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stropinokid, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review following your all too brief a visit.Both Penny and I took great delight in sharing your company, and hope that you will return in the near future. A special thank you also for your complimentary comments on your Blog, very thoughtful,considerate, and especially kind. It really has been a pleasure making your aquaintance. See... More

Western Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We have just returned from three night's stay at this lovely B and B near Streza. David and Penny (and their friendly dog Pepper) were gracious and welcoming hosts for what was a great stay near Lake Maggiore. The room was immaculate and well appointed. Breakfast included a lovely spread with home grown fruit, pastries and much more.We were given... More

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stropinokid, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

Dear Rod and Kris, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your stay. We are so pleased that all was to your liking, your comments are very much appreciated by Penny and I and serve to keep us focused on the service and quality we strive to maintain. Our best wishes to you both,... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We choose this place to stay for two nights while travelling from the Netherlands to Umbria. It is perfectly situated to pause and relax on this long trip. We used the intermission day to visit Stresa and Isola Bella. The hospitality of David and Penny is overwhelming, their breakfast one of the best we had in Italy. They also recommended... More

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stropinokid, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your short stay. Your comments are greatly appreciated.With regard to the bath, and your criticism we are somewhat perplexed. It is a bath and intended for sitting in, their is a hand attachment for showering ones hair, but the facility to use it as a stand up shower was... More

Wollongong, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Truly...if you wish to feel right at home (comfort, warmth, meals, pets) then you must visit David & Penny in Stropino. Their home is beautiful and their hospitality is the best I have ever experienced. I'll be back for sure. Having your own means of transport is an advantage, even though David was happy to act taxi driver! It is... More

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stropinokid, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

A big thank you for the picture you portray of La Casa del Giardiniere. We above all strive to create a warm and relaxing atmosphere, and at the same time try to respect the privacy of the individual. The general comfort level, the rooms the decor and the cleanliness are paramount so Penny and I are always paying special attention... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

If you'd rather stay in BnBs because you favour a more authentic experience of a region and local people over a homogenized Hotel stay, then we can wholeheartedly recommend La Casa de Giardiniere to you. David & Penny's genuine warm hospitality is what you feel from your first meeting. These people are passionate about the community they live in and... More

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stropinokid, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

What a fabulous review bursting with compliments that make us feel very proud.From your first arrival we just knew that we were going to enjoy your company making the role of hosts an easy one. Thereafter like the weather, each day just got better!.Loved having you about the place, and hope that we may meet again one day. Our warmest... More

Preston, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Yet another visit to this beautiful charming B & B in Stropino. David Penny and Pepper are the best hosts you will ever come across. We always have the annexe which we love as it is modern comfortable and very clean.The breakfasts are unbelievable with choices of several cereals, fresh breads,brioche, home made lemon cake and jams and several types... More

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stropinokid, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

Thank you once again for your kind words, it gives Penny and I great satisfaction to know that you still appreciate the high standards service we attempt to uphold. See you in September, and thank you for your continued support, and wonderful company. On the question of price and good value,you conveyed €85.00 per night whereas we currently only charge... More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

L legendary A award winning C considerate A attentive S superb A amiable D delicious breakfast E exemplary L laudable G gracious I informative A accommodating R reputable D delightful garden I incomparable N notable I idyllic E excellence R recommended E extraordinary

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T thoughtful H humorous A and N noteably K kind S sir Thank you once again for your custom,and consideration, see you again soon! Warmest regards David and Penny and Mr Pepper More

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Address: Via Circonvallazione 27/29 Stropino, 28833 Stresa, Italy
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Location: Italy > Piedmont > Lake Maggiore > Stresa
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Also Known As:
La Casa Del Giardiniere Stresa, Italy - Lake Maggiore

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A chalet styled private residence, situated on the edge of Stropino village, nr Stresa, Lake Maggiore.Beautiful surroundings with stunning mountain views. we have the Annex a delightful first floor private suite, with independent access via an outside breakfast balcony and sun terrace. A very comfortable double room with an additional balcony, over looking the sleepy commune of Stropino. With luxury en suite shower room.The upper floor offers a cosy rustic double room plus a family room.With luxury bathroom. Exposed beams and integral roof balcony, accessed through patio doors. Magnificent mountain views.The situated Championship Golf Club Golf des Iles Borromees is our neighbour being only 2 minutes away.All rooms have internet connection,satellite Tv, phone, coffee/tea facilities. An Airport collection service is available for a small supplement. Journey times 35 minutes. ... more   less 
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