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Hotel Fontana

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Sempione Nord 1, 28838 Stresa, Italy
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Ranked #13 of 36 Hotels in Stresa
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    4 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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Dublin, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very convenient location - close to lake side. The owner is very polite with excellent customer service mindset. The room is big and clean with complete necessary toiletries. The hotel surrounding and atmosphere is superb, a lot of trees with comfortable common sitting area among the the greenery making you feel like at home. Breakfast is good. Room rate is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We travelled in Italy for 4 weeks and had no concerns with our stay at Hotel Fontana but compared to other places we stayed it wasn't extraordinary. The Lake area of Italy is expensive to stay and as others have said there are some rather over the top places nearby. After visiting the south of Italy t seemed to us... More

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92 reviews 92 reviews
38 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

2* accommodations, but 5* hospitality. Older property with thin walls (could hear neighbors talking), tiny shower, no bathroom amenities except for tiny bar of soap. 15 minute walk from train station and into town. Breakfast was above average but the same each day. Wonderful croissants with apple filling. Delicious. Excellent WiFi in lobby area only. Owner, Giuseppe, was so kind,... More

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We really enjoyed the lovely town of Stresa and Hotel Fontana was a pleasant budget hotel, the owner very hospitable and the location good. Our room was quite basic and ok but the shower was dreadful. No curtain or screen over the bath meant water sprayed everywhere whilst showering. We enjoyed the generous breakfast and the pleasant sprawling grounds of... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This hotel isn't for everybody, and thank goodness for that, because it's a bit of a gem really. It sits majestically alongside other more expensive and frankly vulgar offerings, but oozes charm and a little bit of quirkiness. The proprietor (Andreis Giuseppe) is noteworthy because he appears to extend a real warmth and charm to every guest. The rooms are... More

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Address: Via Sempione Nord 1, 28838 Stresa, Italy
Location: Italy > Piedmont > Lake Maggiore > Stresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Fontana 3*
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Fontana Hotel Stresa
Hotel Fontana Stresa, Italy - Lake Maggiore

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