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Palace Grand Hotel

Via L Manara 11, 21100 Varese, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Sao Paulo, SP
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Beautiful building of around 100 years old. This must have been a great 5-star hotel in the old days. It still keeps its charm, but it doesn´t have the comfort of a 4-star as it is rated today. The restaurant food is good but the menu is restricted. Good breakfast. The hotel is on the top of a hill and... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is a great place to stay. It is an impressive building from end of the 18th century, well maintained and it reminds you of the charm of these days. It is in the middle of a big park, on top of a hill, overviewing the area. The personnel is trained like in the old days, it is very important... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

You turn off the main road and drive up a steep winding lane for about half a mile to reach this hill top hotel. It is a grand building with great views over the countryside, lake and mountains. The main building is around 100 years old and has been well maintained. The bedrooms are quite large and well furnished. I... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had a great stay with our two 6-7 year old children. They have large 4 bed rooms although the two children would have perfectly fit into one of the normal beds. We enjoyed the old school character, feeling we were rich! Besides that the hotel has wifi, free bikes, tennis and a pool. Breakfast is fine and personnel very... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This hotel enjoys a premium location on a hill and surrounded by beautiful gardens and walkways. It recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. It is a bit tired but certainly not in a bad state. Rooms are clean and classically furnished. My room had a nice desk, a big double comfortable bed and a very spacious bathroom. I stayed there during... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Beautiful Art Deco hotel, tall ceilings, wonderful staircase, lovely staff especially Marco at the bar. Great cocktails and nibbles , wonderful food and restaurant service and great views. The hotel sits at a prominent site high on a hill.

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Bradford, England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We booked this hotel through booking.com, having researched on trip advisor. Although some reviews were negative, there were enough positive ones to make us take a chance. I'm so glad we did. The hotel is situated on top of a hill at the end of a winding track just outside the centre of Varese. The hotel itself is a grand... More 

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Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The Palace Hotel used to be a hotel with grandeur. However, this must have been a while ago. Today the rooms are nice, completely renovated to modern standards and nicely decorated, but the hotel misses something... Maybe guests? Breakfast was poor. But the location is nice, very quiet, and we needed a place to stay in our way down to... More 

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The Woods
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90 reviews 90 reviews
27 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This hotel was obviously once very grand but now is a little tired. The decor shows its once grand status and the rooms are all very clean and we'll appointed. Staff and friendly, professional and helpful. my single room was bigger than some doubles I have stayed in in more modern establishments and the views of the mountains and lakes... More 

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Beautiful hotel with great views of Lake Varese. The rooms were clean, large and comfortable. Ask for a room overlooking the lake with a balcony. The hotel is old but full of charm and history and its name The Palace Grand Hotel Varese will not disappoint you. Breakfast was fair and dinner at the hotel was poor with a small... More 

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