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Villa Crespi

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Via G Fava 18, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had the opportunity to spend one night at Villa Crespi as we left Orta San Giulio and made our way east through the lakes. However, this brief experience, truly was one that I will remember for a long time. As you can tell by the price and the reputation, this is place of the utmost quality and grandeur.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night on our way to Ascona. Excellent property. Only 14 rooms!! The restaurant has a famous chef and the food was amazing! The building has Arabic carvings on it. Excellent place to stop by. Highly recommended both hotel and restaurant!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a cool place thats tastefully renovated back to its original style. Hire some bikes and do the lake by day. 40 km all round. Eat out at cafe Venus in the historical village or brace a 2 star Michellen chef at the hotel itself. No pool, but the lake is the cleanest alphine water I've seen in a long... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

I am not normally the type to leave a review but, without doubt this was the best dining experience my wife and I have ever had. The staff were attentive and informative the food was amazing and upon finding out we were on honeymoon we were gifted with extra courses to our dinner. Truly a magnificent dining experience and when... More 

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Villacrespi, Direttore at Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear Mr And Mrs Fisher Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, against your normal inclinations, and thank you also for the wonderful comment you have left. We are honoured you chose Villa Crespi for your special treat while honeymooning and wish to renew our best wishes for your future life together. We are thrilled... More 

Upholland, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I enjoyed 3 nights at this hotel, simply sensational. It's like travelling back in time, sumptuous, luxurious and elegant. The staff, the location the grounds and the architecture is unbelievable. Decorated with finesse and fitting the era of the building, a visual feast. The restaurant and service was superb, there is nothing negative to say about this hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We were staying at Hotel Giardinetto which is owned by the same family and they suggested we went here for a meal. And are we glad we did! It's not cheap, but the food and service is exceptional. We went for the tasting menu which was truly exceptional, it's a fairly formal dining atmosphere but the service is superb and... More 

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Ottawa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

After my first lengthy, detailed review was mysteriously removed, even though I am confident that no guidelines were breached (but possibly because "someone" complained?), I'm forced to submit another. So here goes: I had booked all 14 rooms--the entire Villa--for a group of 25 opera lovers (plus 7 others who stayed elsewhere). Apart from very kind service from everyone at... More 

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Villacrespi, Direttore at Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear Sir Your comments are entirely out of place in a public network where the intention is that final clients exchange their views and experiences in establishments of all levels. Yours is a complaint that should have been dealt with privately with the mutual desire to find a solution, it should not reduce our business to the level of a... More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

What a magical day we had - 16 guests for our wedding with the courtyard to ourselves. Excellent service, attentive and friendly staff and beautiful surroundings. Sadly we didn't stay at the hotel but went to San Rocco to stay. We are planning a return next year for our 5 year anniversary and I cannot wait!

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Villacrespi, Direttore at Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear Liz, We are absolutely delighted that you had such a wonderful time with us at Villa Crespi. A wedding is probably the most important day of any person’s life and honouring that day at future times is certainly no less so. We feel most privileged to have given you your magic moments and magic memories. When you you start... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Checked into one of the larger suites. Bed was poor. Bathroom was poorly laid out. No shower-only shower device was a hose with a shower head. Thought we would have a great view of the lake, but it was mostly blocked by trees. Dinner in main dining room was mediocre. Don't understand the 2 star rating. Room charge was prepaid... More 

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Villacrespi, Proprietario at Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear David C, Your comments are appreciated but we feel that you have not been fair in attributing such negative comments and scores to Villa Crespi. You were part of a small, exclusive group which was evidently less than satisfied with your booking agent's business practice. Our explanation is therefore important for you and for other readers of this review.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

From the moment we saw the villa, perched on a hillside, overlooking Lake Orta, we couldn't help chuckling at this elaborate ginger-bread castle that looks straight out of the Arabian Nights. And see it you will, for its minaret with an onion dome ending in a pointed needle, stretches up above the trees and is visible from far away. The... More 

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