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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandra L Trondheim, Norway
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Trondheim, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Megeve, France
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

It could be perfect if the decoration was a little more charming and provide a more romantic atmosphere. On the PLUS side : you can come with your dog, it is perfectly clean, staff is very nice, view on the lake is lovely when you wake up, location is perfect to visit the village. on the MINUS side: decoration

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Hotel La Bussola is a wonderful, family run hotel with spectactular views of Lake Orta. Our room was large, with a balcony, that gave us visual access to the lake. The staff, which is the family, was extremely friendly and accomodating. The breakfast was excellant with just about anything you would want for breakfast. We had dinner at the hotel... More

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Canberra, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

The town and the island are absolute gems. The hotel has simply sublime views of the island of San Giulio. There is no question that the hotel has aged but the view and proximity to the quaint medieval town count for more. The pool is a good size and a great way to wake up in the morning (the staff... More

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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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