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Fontaine Bleue Hotel

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Via Novara 67, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We were on our way to Milano: “La Scala”, “Expo Milano 2105” and decided to stop on Lake Orta for one night. We were not disappointed! We ate on the terrace of the restaurant, simple Italian cooking, nothing fancy; went into the cellar to chose a wine which we could not finish: “here, please take it to your room with... More 

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Morzine, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The photos don't do this friendly hotel justice. Simple. Clean. Great breakfast and dinner. Otello was the perfect host and made us feel very welcome including our dog! Great for families or couples. Would visit again.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

What a spot to enjoy a glass of beer with a view. Ottello the host was the most helpful, generous and fun person top marks. Another overnight stay, that good we are going to book a family holiday here. We had a large room with a fantastic view of the lake. There is a terrace to dine on( the menu... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This hotel is a outdated, but the staff is very welcoming and great host. The hotel does not offer wifi in the rooms and breakfast as very limited options. The hotel restaurant food was descent but could would not be a place to eat every night. The hotel is located right by the lake and would be great in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We were looking for a budget/mid-priced hotel In Orta with parking, The hotel is a few km down the road from Orta San Giulio and is an ideally suitable base for a 2-3 day stay. it is not fancy but the decent-sized balconies really do look over Lake Orta , parking is easy, staff are lovey and the breakfast is... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

the hotel itself appears dated; but is made by the welcome from the host; the terrace restaurant with the lake view; the wine cellar from which you choose your very reasonable decent quality wines and the decent cooking from the chef including a great rissotto; pleasant fillets of lake fish; and good pasta. beds were comfortable; showers hot and forceful;... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

As previous reviewers have mentioned, the view from the hotel is spectacular. After traveling through Piedmont for the last 3 weeks and staying at everything from B&B's to little hotels to chain hotels, this was the shabbiest we stayed at (we were in several other 3-star places, all of which were better kept). Dark hallways, cheaper furniture and somewhat run-down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Charming hotel ! Warm and friendly welcoming and a:great restaurant thanks to Otello and David. Nice and quiet location overlooking the lake with a beach to spend the day sun bathing and swimming. If you prefer exploring the area, Orta San Giulio is a couple of miles away with beautiful testimonies of italian art and history:

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I stayed in this hotel on the shores of Lago de Orta, 4 km south of Orta San Giulio for two nights. It is an excellent value, with large rooms overlooking the lake, a restaurant with honestly good, if plain piedmontese cuisine, and an excellent breakfast, a great playroom. Nearly perfect for families with young kids. The two brothers who... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

The Hotel is run by two brothers, Otello and Davido. We could not have been better looked-after. The location is fine, (we had a hire-car) with EASY links and parking for the village by the lake, Luglio, boat trips to the village on the Lake, - check out the path of silence around the nunnery there - PLUS an A-MAZ-ING... More 

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