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Hotel Ristorante Vecchia Riva

3.0 of 5 Via Giovanni Macchi, 146 | Lago Di Varese, 21100 Varese, Italy
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012 via mobile

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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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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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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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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Address: Via Giovanni Macchi, 146 | Lago Di Varese, 21100 Varese, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Province of Varese > Varese
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ristorante Vecchia Riva 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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