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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 reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were treated to lunch here by our boss in the UK, a day trip to Milan and lunch at Villa d'Este. The weather was perfect, the setting is magnificent, lunch was beautiful...take a walk around the grounds and get some lovely photo's!...

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Brighton, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Villa d'Este was wonderful from the first moment we arrived till we reluctantly had to leave. The staff are so friendly & helpful & treat you like royalty. The hotel grounds are spectacular & well worth devoting plenty of time to wander around & take them all in. Both restaurants served excellent food, all in all our stay was a... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Villa d'Este really is worth every penny you pay. The hotel and grounds are jaw dropping. Our room was very spacious and luxurious. The service is great. The amenities are wonderful. It is a small fortune to stay but you will not be disappointed. It delivers in every way as it should. There is a reason it is famous. On... More

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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Property was beautiful as I expected, grounds excellent, but rooms were very simple, I would say cheap, quality of bed was poor, rooms were very small and poorly decorated, in room I felt like 3 star hotel, spa was great but pool was floating and I couldn't use pool, felt sick, it was little windy so pool was moving too... More

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Newport Beach
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Villa d'Este is a grand old Hotel that everybody should be lucky enough to enjoy. The location, grounds, rooms, service and food is all top of its class. At dusk on the lakefront patio we had wonderful drinks listening to the most amazing piano....brought my lady to tears.

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Santa Barbara, California
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32 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

First, the property is amazing and the fine dining restaurant is vey good, but not superb. However, if you prefer extreme formal dining and staff constantly pouring a tad more wine, then you will love the service. Much of the setting for drinks and dinner is set to see who is dining and not turned out the windows for the... 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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