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Palace Grand Hotel

4.0 of 5
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Via L Manara 11, 21100 Varese, Italy
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a lovely hotel but only stayed 1 night, room was big but no safe in ours. the breakfast was lovely and the views were stunning. The swimming pool was closed as it was in April. The bathroom was lovely but some rooms had a Jacuzzi in them.

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Lysekil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A nice hotel, with friendly stuff and a lovely location in the hearth of Varese. The room are big and clean, the breackfast is average and can be improved. Also the gym is poor but the wireless is good all over the hotel.

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Rho, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Every year we meet in different places for a scientific course with colleagues from the States. This year's choice was excellent. Rooms were large and confortable. Luxury was there but not overwhelming. Beautiful view of the not so far lakes. Top of the Palace was the amazing bartender with the best Martini cocktail of the season.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

What a beautiful hotel this once was! It has been finished to the highest standards at some stage, however everything is a little bit tired! It needs a really good facelift in my opinion. Situated about a kilometre uphill on a mount in Varese, it overlooks a fantastic view over the lake. It was breathtaking!! The hotel is clean and... More 

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Spent three days in May using this hotel as a base to explore Lake Como and the district. Excellent choice of hotel. Grand Old Building with Stunning Views and Service To Match. All the staff are very friendly and helpful. Slightly Disappointed that they have not updated the décor in the rooms, a paint job and change of carpets will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I have taken 10 guided tours of Europe 8 in italy the grand palace of varese was the most enjoyable ever. the staff were outstanding Marco and the girls at the desk were so helpful and friendly. we started the first 2 days of tour there and went back for 2 nights on our own at end. we would go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The sheer elegance of this hotel is worth the stay. High on a hill, it is peaceful with amazing views of Lake Varese and the Alps. It is an older hotel, but we had no complaints with the room. Service was very good.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Friendly and helpful front of house staff who speak English. An excellent restaurant, that could perhaps change their menu more often, but food is good enough to repeat. Complimentary breakfast had many items, including bacon and eggs every morning. Our clean room was spacious, with free WIFI, and our window overlooked Lake Varese..

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Orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The stunning views and vaulted ceilings in every room are just the beginning of this fantastic hotel. The staff could not have been more accommodating. No shuttle service exists officially but the staff took care of our every transportation need and then some. The food was great and the dining room views were as stunning as the rooms. 5 minutes... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This hotel makes you feel special. Our room was very spacious and clean. The shower was very nice with marble but the water pressure was quite low. Views are amazing and the location of the hotel is nice and quiet. Although Varese is a horrible city to drive through the hotel makes you forget all this. Breakfast is marginal for... More 

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