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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, CA
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86 reviews 86 reviews
58 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Come here for the view, the grounds and the ability to take an antique wooden boat across the lake. The service is good too but not up to the best global standards - think the UK or Asia. Food was excellent. The main negative was the stuffiness. The decor reminded me of my grandparent's home and neither my grandparents' apartment... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It goes without saying that the location is superb, located on the west side of the lake a few miles north of Como. We were pleasantly surprised upon arrival to be upgraded to a junior suite, which wasn't asked for.. The reception staff were professional as were the concierge staff in the Pavilion Building that we were staying in. Breakfast... More

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Mariehamn, Finland
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This wonderful place has the most beautiful location overlooking Lake Como. The hotel itself is like a cosy and beautiful castle, and they really make you feel like royalty. Beautiful terrace to have your breakfast or a coffee or a drink in the afternoon or befor dining in the wonderful restaurant. Beautiful building, top class service and facilities. Great SPA... More

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the hotels where you feel the hospitality of personnel as soon as you do your first step into the hotel. First of all, they did the upgrade for us (probably because we were with the baby), but it was very thoughtful of them. The scenery from our balcony was breathtaking, we had our own small garden,... More

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Beverly Hills, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel and it's grounds are like stepping back in time (in a good way). The service is incredible. You will never hear "no" from a staff member. The setting is serene and relaxing from the second you step foot in the hotel. It's really something that is worth experiencing.

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Washington, DC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend booked In here for her birthday, and she graciously invited us to join her there for some drinks and dinners, I stayed In a lovely apartment nearby but nonetheless was impressed with the Villa d'Este. It is elegant and classy, but never feels like the staff is cloying or promoting a Hollywood atmosphere (even if you may see... More

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10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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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