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Villa d'Este

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Regina 40, 22012 Cernobbio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2009
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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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
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2009

Having stayed at the Villa D'este it makes most other hotels pale into insignificance. The setting on the lake, the floating pool actually on the lake, the breakfasts on the terrace and the most attentive staff ever make for a truly memorable stay. Excellent retaurants great food and service facing one of the most beautiful lakes in the world -... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2009

Sitting on the shores of lake Como with beautiful grounds, villa, and rooms the Villa d'Este lives up to its reputation as one of the finest hotels in the world. The kitchen and it's many dining locations throughout the grounds all have fabulous food, and the freshly made daily "past del giorno" specials for lunch on the terrace by the... More

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new york, ny
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2009

It is one of the great hotels of the world. The rooms are beautiful, the staff exceptional and the lake magnificent. It really doesn't get much better than this. Hudson 214

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New york
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2009

The estate is beautiful, excellent views, but sadly the staff were very mediocre. Beginning from concierge desk: arrogant, and you felt they're not doing their job in helping you. Prices you get from them vary from what you read in hotel brochure, eg the renting boat per hour and what they tell you when u inquire. Waiters are slow, and... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2009

For our one year anniversary, my husband and I spent 8 days at the Villa d'Este. The result was the most memorable trip either of us has taken, and a firm resolve to make Villa d'Este an habitual vacation spot together, and with our families, for many decades to come. I would be lying if I did not admit that... More

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2009

From the moment you get to the Villa D'Este it is evident why this hotel is one of the Best in the World. My wife and I celebrated our 10th Wedding Anniversary with a 2 night stay at the Villa D'Este. The staff from the moment we arrived was personal and attentive. Check-In also came with a quick but personal... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2009

We just returned from Villa D'Este and we are having a hard time to put into words how beautiful and fabulous this hotel is. From the moment you enter the gates you realize that you are in a very special place. The grounds are magnificent and the hotel is lovely. It is nicer than any Four Seasons or Ritz in... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2009

No words to describe this beautifully stunning hotel. Everything and everything was perfect. Lake Como is exquisite, hotel is magnificent and run to perfection. Highly recommend!

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Monte Cito, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2009

I am really put off by prople who complain about costs. This is not a bargain hotel. My wife and I make qan attempt to spend a month here every year in a junior suite. To complain about costs of services a Villa d'Este is like complaining about the gas mileage of a Ferrari. If you can find a better... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2009

James Bond would be well at home in the Villa d'Este with its luxurious grounds and to die for senery. In fact I bet Daniel Craig stayed here when filming Casino Royal. My Wife and I booked lunch at the Hotel whilst on holiday further up the lake and it was a well worth journey to lunch at one of... 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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