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Villa Crespi

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Via G Fava 18, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Presentation flawless, rest really disappointing. Flavours without fireworks and even worse the texture of prawn sashimi was okra like slimey!! The only dish out of 7 which was worth even one star was my dessert.. But that simply ain't good enough...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We travel quite often to some of the best hotels in the world and as far as romantic with a hint of nostalgic yester-year Villa Crespi ranks in the top. The dinner we had was out of this world and very interesting. It should have been as the chef is one of the top chefs in the world. The hotel... More 

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Villacrespi, Proprietario at Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear Martin A, Thank you so much for reviewing your experience at Villa Crespi, we are happy you enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you again very soon. Warm wishes, Cinzia Primatesta Cannavacciuolo More 

Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

A truly unique stay you won't regret or forget. The rooms are amazing, the service and comfort is outstanding. Since this was once a private residence, every single room is different and has its own style and decor. And a 2 Michelin stars restaurant is a MUST.

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Villacrespi, Proprietario at Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear Anx M, It is a true joy to read that our guests have enjoyed their stay and loved our Villa. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm wishes, Cinzia Primatesta Cannavacciuolo More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

This is an impressive hotel. The building looks like a castle and beautifully maintained. Upon entering, you know you feel like you’ve entered an exquisite 5 star boutique hotel. I didn’t like the layout of my room 322, it looks weird to have my working table between the 2 windows. Shower was very good. Easy to function. Unfortunately, the room... More 

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Villacrespi, Direttore at Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear SuperShan1, Thank you so much for writing all your observations and comments about your stay, these are really useful for all reading the review. We are sorry you did not like the layout of your room but we feel it necessary to mention all rooms in Villa Crespi have air conditioning, although being a historical villa, it is not... More 

Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Expectations were high for this Michelin two star restaurant and we were not disappointed. The Italy from South to North was spectacular and the wine pairings were spot on. The Japanese sommelier was most informative and realising our interest, kindly presented us with a handwritten list of the wines at the end of the meal. Excellent service throughout and overall... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

The Villa Crespi is an amazing hotel, built in the late 1800s in a Moorish style. It is unique, set in a beautiful location overlooking Lake Orta. This lovely, peaceful setting is just the most wonderful place to relax, enjoyable for a romantic getaway. The staff provided excellent service, helpful and friendly, and the Gold Suite with a big 4... More 

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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

ultimate high end fine dining in majestic building with much history and design. as one would expect service is immaculate, with seasonal foods designed and perfected as if by magic by highly acclaimed chef who was happy to meet and greet before dining, and also following our wonderful gastronomic evening.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We stayed here for one night during a Backroads hiking trip in the Italian lakes. It is definitely interesting, although I don't think I would necessarily choose it on my own. The moorish design is a bit over the top, but very interesting. Our room was very large, but the bed was up a couple of steps from the other... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

A quirky building in a less than perfect location. But they make every effort and it is luxurious. No pool, no views, no outdoor area worth speaking of. We stayed only one night and would have been very unhappy to put up with lack of facilities for longer. The restaurant is a Michelin two star.

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Villacrespi, Direttore at Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear Jenesaisrich Thank you for your kind words and for your criticism, which we would like to respond to. Lake Orta is one of Italy's most relaxing, tranquil places but it does not appeal to all, and so we feel the lack of pool and activities may be a drawback to you but an advantage for many others wishing to... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We are currently on tour of michelin starred restaurants thru France and now into Italy and we really looked forward to Villa Crespi, as not only does it have 2 michelin stars in it's restaurant but, it has quite an unusual moorish architecture set on picture postcard perfect Lago d'Orta, the smallest and in my world, the loveliest, least touristy... More 

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Villacrespi, Direttore at Villa Crespi, responded to this review

Dear thejourney2014 Thank you for your long and exhaustive review, for the praise and the criticism which will serve to ensure we ca improve on certain things you point out.. We are very sorry you did not enjoy all aspects of Villa Crespi. Our major concern is that you did not enjoy the restaurant, our pride and joy and one... More 

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