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Hotel Fontana

Via Sempione Nord 1, 28838 Stresa, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

“An excellent customer service from the manager. Breakfast is superb. Location is near the lake Room space is wide. Everywhere is very clean. Nice view and surrounding, common area is very comfortable with green trees. Very cozy and warm. You feel like you stay at your home. It makes us wanting to go back and stay there again. The only... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The location is excellent, overlooking lake maggiore.I was deciding with some other fascinating hotels near by, but when I take the value take account I thought this hotel is the most valuable, so I was initially going to stay for one night but ended up staying for three nights.The owner is the most generous men I have ever met. By... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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30 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

La Fontana is a charming family run hotel overlooking glorious Lake Maggiore, a gem of old world hospitality, touches of a past elegance with all the needs and expectations of the modern traveller well taken care of. Guiseppe's warm welcome complete with a complimentary beer and half bottle of prosecco made us instantly feel that we were home with family.... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This hotel, located in the middle of it's own gardens, is a smaller version of the grand (and expensive) turn of the last century hotels in the center of town. It is very close to the Mottarone cable car and the Carciano ferry dock. Most rooms have views of the Lake Maggiore and the glorious Borromean Islands. This is a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Very nice quaint bed and breakfast. The room ws small and it was on the side with a spacious balcony but no lake view. The bed covers were a bit tired but clean. Enjoyed the backyard view of the pets kept by the family. Breakfast was nice and in the well arranged parlor. Would go back again but ask for... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Hotel Fontana is about 800m/12min walk from the ferry in Stresa. It is on the main road out of town which can be sometimes noisy. The hotel has its own garden and it is a pleasant place to take the sun. On arrival and at breakfast, you are met and greeted by the owner, a most courteous man. He speaks... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here 5 years ago and loved both the hotel and Stresa so much that we swore we would return. Nothing had changed. The hotel is run lovingly by its owner who is quite exceptionally caring for his clients and full of local knowledge. It is a simple but comfortable hotel quite close to the lake and a 10... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Lago de Maggiore is a must see in Northern Italy and staying at Hotel Fontana made our visit perfect. There were four of us, my sister and our husbands. We enjoyed staying here so much we extended our stay for a few more days before going to Switzerland. This is an older Villa so don't expect fancy and modern; but... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Second time we have visited Lake Maggiore this time with friends We stayed for 4 nights August, had a room overlooking the lake, older style family hotel which was excellent value for money where you are a person not a room number. Room size was fine for us with 2 large suit cases and 2 cabin bags. Breakfasts fine with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We recently spent four nights at Hotel Fontana. Our room was at the front of the building overlooking the garden, Lake Maggiore and Isola Bella. As already mentioned, the Hotel's decor is a bit tired but is very clean and comfortable. The thin walls are the main negative here as in many hotels in Europe, but we always have ear... More 

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