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Villa d'Este

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Regina 40, 22012 Cernobbio, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Cernobbio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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82 reviews 82 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unparalleled service. Exquisite grounds. Luxuriously appointed rooms. Excellent restaurants. Other than that the view from our room was of a fire escape and the main entrance to the hotel it's hard to say anything negative about the place. There is a price for luxury. You'll pay it here.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited the hotel for the first time in July. It was everything I had imagined. Gorgeous hotel, excellent room, amazing food and a very attentive and loyal staff. We had a room on the top floor of the Queens Pavillion over the lake. It had 2 balconies with doors that opened into the room. Oh Mio Dio. We loved... More

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Mt Eliza, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have just spent three glorious nights at this hotel. My husband's parents had stayed there over 35 years ago and told us it was a must do in our itinerary. From the moment we arrived until the time we left, we were entranced. The check in is swift and the extra attention begins from the very... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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112 reviews 112 reviews
31 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the reception to checking out was one continuous thrill! The two hotel buildings, decorated in excellent style, offer luxury accommodation and the friendly and helpful staff round off the experience. The manicured gardens are beautiful and the pools and spa offer different levels of relaxation. And the views! As it was my partner's birthday on one of the three... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There's not a lot I can add to all the other reviews extolling the virtues of this famous hotel. Every view, every meal, every interaction is extraordinary. Do ask the concierge about renting a private boat for a tour of the lake and all the magnificent villas and towns. It is very expensive, but perfection comes at a price.

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hotel for people who spend a great deal of time in today's so called "luxury" hotels. The driveway at the Villa D'Este has more grace and welcome than most others. It is a true "Palace" hotel... Really. As it was built for a Cardinal centuries ago. Nestled in spectacular gardens, it is beautifully situated on a lake... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to start? We've stayed at extra-ordinary hotels around the world, from luxury chains like the Four Seasons or the Peninsula to small, boutique resorts in wonderful locations. Villa D'este combines the best of both - a stunning location right on Lake Como, a lovely 16th century villa that's most reminiscent of a Florentine museum and amazing food, service and... More

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went it villa d'este on a whim, passing by in the car back from como. We felt like being extravagant and certainly a trip to villa d'este is, however it is worth it. The staff were very attentive, and the view of the lake magnificent. The worn was not cheap, but was well worth it, given the surroundings, the... More

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White Plains, New York, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my husband and i went to villa d'este for our 20th wedding anniversary. neither of us had been to italy before, so it was a new experience for both of us. It lived up to every expectation I had and more. Granted, it is the most expensive hotel room I have ever paid for (partially because of a bad euro-dollar... More

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Como, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last week it was my wife's birthday and where better to surprise her for a romantic dinner together? Villa d'Este of course and The Grill. The weather was nice and warm so our table was outside in the garden with a spectacular view of the sunset on Lake Como. It goes without saying that the food and service were impeccable.... More

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Address: Via Regina 40, 22012 Cernobbio, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Cernobbio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa d'Este 5*
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Also Known As:
Villa d`Este Hotel Cernobbio
Hotel d Este
d Este Hotel Cernobbio
Villa Deste Lake Como
Villa D'Este Lake Como/Cernobbio, Italy

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Experience the splendor, the grandeur, the intrigue and the magic of Villa d'Este- an opulent hotel overlooking glorious Lake Como. Hailed as one of the best hotels in the world by Travel & Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler and Forbes Traveler, this famous resort destination has been widely praised for its beautiful gardens, exquisite cuisine, gala celebrations, impeccable décor and extraordinary hospitality. ... more   less 
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