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Palace Grand Hotel

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Via Luciano Manara 11, 21100 Varese, Italy
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Antigua
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42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Palace and booked two rooms for my family. The hotel is in good shape considering how old it is, the price is fair, you get great rooms (if you like historical buildings), great view of the city of Varese. Breakfast was a bit poor though but considering the price overall it was worthy and I hope... More 

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DK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

The location is far the best thing about this hotel. Situated on a small hilltop above Varese with wonderfull views to the lake and high mountain peaks far away. The inside is rather old and outdated, but you feel like being 50 years back in time. The internet worked well. Breakfast was average for Italy. I had a query about... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Fantastic location in big park overlooking the city and the lake. The building reflects the grandeur of a palace, but is somewhat dated. So is the interior of the hotel. Not that you could not stay there and enjoy, but it all looks kind of dusted and run down. If the owner would invest to refresh, and the management and... More 

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Belleville, IL
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Perched on top of a huge hill, this grand hotel provides incredible views of Varese and the surrounding lake area. It has a lot of old world charm considering it was built in the early 1900s. The common areas and our room appeared clean well maintained. Our room appeared to have recently been renovated to include new flooring. The room... More 

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Rhein-main-gebiet
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Old style classical hotel in a good condition with renovated rooms. Exceptional views from the room to either the lake or the mountains. We stayed for one night and liked it pretty much. Downside: it is not as quite as expected, traffic noise from surrounding streets and loud neighbor room doors woke us up several times. Breakfast buffet is nice... More 

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Nice, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Situated on top of a hill that offers a superb view of Lago Varese, the Palace Grand Hotel also offers the charm of a Liberty style hotel of the past century with the commodities of this century. Our room was clean and well keeped. However the mattress, althought of a good size ,needs to be changed. It was definetly not... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Went in October and got a good deal indeed! Not particularly easy to find ( head for the centre and then the gardens which have a brown sign ) The hotel itself is easy to see from the main road. Impressive setting and appearance. Big atrium and I was beginning to think that maybe I was in the wrong place!... More 

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Sydney, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

This hotel is a few kilometers from the centre of town, so it is away from the hussle and bussle, and offers some peace and quite from the traffic. The hotel offers a free shuttle service to the town centre and collection for return to the hotel. The shuttle service is reliable and the driver is very friendly. Arrange your... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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71 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We drove, up, around and up the winding road to the top of the mountain, where we came across the fantastic Palace Grand and that was exactly what it was. You had to stand back to take it all in, very impressive!!..... then, to top it all off, or room was located on the top floor of the hotel featuring... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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81 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights here as part of a Trafalgar tour. The hotel was a lovely old building with many beautiful features. The rooms we had were large and the bathrooms were also a good size. There was only 1 elevator so there was usually a long wait, so we used the stairs to the 4th floor. Breakfast was... More 

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