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Sportsman Hotel

Gardesana dell'Acqua 17, I - 37011 Bardolino, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a weeks trip to lake Garda based at the Sportsman. Had a really great time. Good location, good lakeside walks. Great staff and very good food. We had a lake view room and half board. I have MS and pre arranged that they would lend me a wheelchair for the duration of our stay......which they did free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the time you check in you are made to feel that this is your home for the duration of your visit and nothing is too much trouble. All the amenities are explained and the benefit of a free shuttle bus which runs to the center of Bardolino. We enjoyed an excellent dinner in the restaurant presided over by Michaila,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We were looking forward to our visit to Lake Garda, and the short stay at Sportsman Hotel. The check-in went well and the car-park was adequate. We went for a walk along the lakeside in the direction of Garda passing tranquil camp sites, but also music bars on the beach which were awful.It was pretty hot, and Garda just seemed... More 

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Europlan, Proprietario at Sportsman Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, we are very sorry to read your negative review on our hotel and the services offered, especially as far as our location is concerned. Certain critical comments, e.g. regarding sand in the lift and a hazy view are not even worth a comment, but rather evoke an incredulous smile. The hotel has a quiet location by the lake... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We spent another wonderful week at the Sportsman at the end of June, having previously stayed there in 2009. We had requested a high floor room overlooking the lake and this is exactly what we were given. The room was spacious, clean and fortunately the A/C worked well as the temperatures were well into the 30s. The hotel is quiet,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Just returned from a weeks holiday at the Sportsman Hotel on Lake Garda. I cant praise the staff enough for their friendliness and quality of service. With out doubt the best value for money break we have had in a very long time. The hotel is ideally situated between Bardolino and Garda and either is reached via a lovely walk... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Our fourth stay since 2005, the Sportsman gets better each time. First class service, excellent food and a great location on the lake front mid-way between Garda & Bardolino make this a perfect base, with both towns & Lazise accessible by foot along the lake shore. The staff are polite and attentive, and making sure their guests enjoy their stay... More 

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Gorebridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Just back today from a week's stay at Sportsman Hotel, Bardolino and I can't say enough good things about it. Where do I start? We received a lovely warm friendly greeting from the staff on reception who were always on hand to help should you need it. The hotel is well kept, very clean with well equipped rooms including robes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We have been thinking about trying the Sportsman for some time but price and location have generally been the deterring factors. On this occasion, that of the Bardolino Wine Festival, everything more centrally located was completely booked (and we booked well in advance). As it turns out, we were very happy with the choice. The rooms are nice. Property well... More 

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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Overlooking Lake Garda with lakeside views and its own beach this was situated in a fantastic spot half way between Bardolino and Garda. We had lovely quiet walks past umpteen cafes before sampling the delights of either of the lakeside towns if we wanted more 'life' And the staff, especially the girls in the garden bar were so helpful and... More 

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Wantage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We chose the Sportsman for it's position between Bardolino and Garda. We expected a nice location which in fact is superb, what we didn't expect was the quality of the hotel. Everything was absolutely superb. The friendly and helpful English speaking staff, the service, and the quality and quantity of the food. The hotel is nothing to look at from... More 

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