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Hotel La Bussola

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Panoramica, 24, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Orta San Giulio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
mrst148 Watford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Watford, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
16 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

La Bussola is family-run hotel in a prime position, within easy (downhill all the way!) walking distance of the centre of Orta San Guilia. The owners obviously take great pride in the hotel and are extremely helpful and friendly. We stayed in a standard room on the first floor (No. 118) which had French doors leading on to a private... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Orta San Giulio lots of times and always wanted to stay at La Bussola. Why? Because it's at the entrance of the old town, it's a great stroll into town at any time of the day. The swimming pool is excellent, the views from the restaurant are breathtaking. Staff is very pleasant, rooms are fine.

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176 reviews 176 reviews
113 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Just returned from a 2 night stay at this lovely hotel. It is well located in an elevated position above the picture postcard Orta San Guillia. We were in Room 210 on the 2nd floor and had a lake view. The hotel is nice family run hotel and we had picked it mainly from reviews on Tripadvisor and as it... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A cosy and sharming hotel in a beautiful area! The hotel is very Nice, the rooms are practical, and have The most beautiful view! The service is outstanding, and we felt like home from our first day until the last one, 9 days later! The breakfast has all You ned for a good start of the day. Will recommend this... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
43 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This a chalet style building located on the hill leading down to Orta S.G town. The area is almost surreally pretty, and the views of it all are unbeatable from this hotel (make sure you get a lake/island view room though, as a few aren't. The breakfast terrace is gorgeous, and the buffet pretty good too. The pool is lovely,... More

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Channel Islands, UK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We booked a suite on the third floor and our balcony looked right over the lake and island. It was very beautiful. The room itself was large with a good bathroom including spa bath. The room was a little on the dark side and did get a bit hot at night being under the eaves in the attic. Breakfast is... More

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Orta is somewhere we visit regularly and if we can we plan our touring holidays to have a few days relaxation here. On the last four visits we have stayed at the Bussola. This year we were a little earlier than usual and the whole of Orta still seemed to be getting itself ready for the summer season. Apparently they... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Orta San Giulio is a lovely old small lakeside town,with beautiful views, and an unusual hilltop World Heritage site of Sacre Monte.The hotel is well situated, with a view over the lake.It has a long covered balcony on the first floor with lake views, on which you sit out for your meals - very pleasant indeed. Our room was of... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a hotel to be recommended if you like to visit the Town of Orta San Guilio. Ask for a room with lake view. Parking is availlable and we have choosen to have dinner at the restaurant of the hotel, which was not a too bad decision. Although we stayed only one night, one can imaginge to spend a... More

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San Jose, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Good location, great Breakfast, clean room but so so front desk services. The pool is under repaired for the moment. Breakfast services were very good. The waiter is very good and full of funs. Overall is very good.

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Address: Via Panoramica, 24, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
Location: Italy > Piedmont > Province of Novara > Orta San Giulio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Bussola 3*
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