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Hotel Ristorante Vecchia Riva

#4 of 24 Hotels in Varese
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Via Giovanni Macchi, 146 | Lago Di Varese, 21100 Varese, 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Abbots Langley, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Rooms are spacious with a good sized bathroom. Safe in room was large enough to hold my laptop, iPad, kindle,.... You can rent bikes at the hotel for 8€ (or 15€ for an electrical one). The lido is just a few hundred meters away and the town centre approx 10 min by car. The continental breakfast buffet had a large... More 

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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305 reviews 305 reviews
17 hotel reviews
282 helpful votes 282 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This is a lovely little hotel, recently refurbished which offers really good service, decent food and nicely furnished rooms. For the price we paid I was expecting an average establishment but this place exceeded all our expectations. The hotel is situated in a quite corner of Varese right by the lake. There is nothing in the surrounding area, so plan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Beautifull setting right on the lake with impressive veiw of the snow covered mountains. Nice restaurant, reasonably priced. Excellent room, just a little small, but very quiet. On the negative side: you will have to pay for WiFi.

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Wermelskirchen, Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

The restaurant is very good with great tasting food and a very nice outside area to have your evening diner as the sun sets. The staff were friendly and welcoming, breakfast was good with a lot of variety for all, fruits, cereal, meats etc. The rooms were very clean and comfortable our room had a small balcony with a nice... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

This was our second visit here - last time had been for a few days in November to attend an art exhibition, this time was on our way to Umbria for a holiday. The staff are all friendly, welcoming and helpful, and the restaurant food is very tasty. The rooms are not huge, but big enough for a stopover and... More 

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Rome, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Un buon hotel nuovo, pulito, moderno e accogliente. La camera, affacciata sul lago, è delle giuste dimensioni con un letto comodissimo, unico appunto i due materassi divisi al posto del matrimoniale, il bagno spazioso e pulitissimo ha una doccia da favola!!! Al ristorante, pulito, onesto e veloce i piatti sono ben fatti e le porzioni abbondanti, si potrebbe puntare di... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

1. Excellent restaurant Food is delicious! Everything we took was very-very tasty. And the portions was big enough. Many locals come there for a dinner and it creates a warm friendly autmosphere. Personnel is very friendly and delicate. I would recommend rissotto with mushrooms and blueberry. 2. The hotel is new Everything in the room is shinnig with freshness, brightness,... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2009

We stayed here a week ago for one night before our flight home; great location 30 minutes from MXP, nice walk around lake area, modern hotel with small terraces open to view of lake (ask for lakeview room), good bathroom and amenities. Surprisingly modern enery-saving technology in the rooms. For the room, prices are fair and we were allowed to... More 

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21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2009

Position, rooms, cleanliness & decor great. Fabulous shower room - enormous shower - with shower head the size of a dinner plate with plenty of hot water. However one of the reasons we booked was because of the receommended restaurant & when we arrived there was a wedding & we couldn't eat there. Fair enough but I feel we should... More 

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