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Hotel Al Borducan

Via Beata C. Moriggi, 43 | Sacro Monte, 21100 Varese, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 25 hotels in Varese
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013
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    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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    4.5 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
39 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We used Hotel al Borducan as a base to explore Lake Maggiore and the surrounding area. The hotel is a charming period building that has been thoroughly restored and has many of the modern touches you'd expect. Our room was quirky and charming. We accessed our bed via a steep stairs / ladder. This was great fun and gave the... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Lovely couple and great host, helpful in all ways! The breakfast they serve was delicious, and the view is stunning from the rooms and the restaurant. They get our highest recommendation and they deserve it :-)

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Brussels, Belgium
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

We had lunch here, breakfast, dinner...simply a snack. And we even spent a night...even if we are from Varese and we travel half of the world. This pearl of beauty is charming and astonishing. Out of main tourist routes it worth a week end and the little room overprice. The rooms have all a breathtaking view and are all different.... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This hotel is in a lovely Art Nouveau building in the picturesque village of Sacro Monte. The owners were friendly and helpful, and the rooms are spacious - ours had a mezzanine level with a desk and comfy chairs - and the bed was very comfy! Breakfast was great - a buffet which included home-made breads and cakes (the pineapple... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

This hotel is really beautiful, inside and out. The views are spectacular and the hotel has been lovingly restored to it's 1920's heyday. Breakfast on the terrace overlooking the lake and mountains is something very special. We had a lovely dinner at the hotel on the first night and we were accommodated for our vegetarian predilections. The recommended bottle of... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Sacre Monte is a lovely romantic, charming village. It's set very high so the views are fantastic. After settling into our room we had dinner on the virander (Oliver had pre reserved us a table outside with us being patrons). Dinner was lovely, very relaxing and picture perfect views to constantly look at. Breakfast was also lovely and in particular... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

My girlfriend & I stayed here in July, after a winding drive up the hill/mountain side you come to Hotel Borducan, a very well kept hotel and set to maximise the views out towards the lakes. Parking is a bit of a pain, very tight roads and not a lot of space. Which also means short but steep walk up... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

All other reviewers have given this place a good review, and for good reason. It's a nice place. Sacro Monte is some drive out of Varese, high up in the hills and so has great views out over the plain below. It's a very charming village, with lots of litlle paths, stairways and passages among charming old houses and religious... More

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

We are the couple that travelled with Jackie and Tony in late August to several European destinations, including Verese, Italy. What a wonderful experience we had meeting Oliver (the owner) and his wife at Villa Hotel al Borducan. The food was excellent and the hotel was immaculate. A perfect romantic getaway. The views from the Restaurant balcony were breathtaking and... More

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Brampton, Canada
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38 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

Oliver was a gracious host. he speaks excellent English for the guests. The restaurant is outstanding and the balcony seating has an outstanding view. Each room is unique. The area in which ithe hotel is located is quaint and right out of a story book with its cobble stones and narrow streets. Oliver serves a speciality liquor which we just... More

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Address: Via Beata C. Moriggi, 43 | Sacro Monte, 21100 Varese, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Province of Varese > Varese
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Varese
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The hotel-restaurant „Al Borducan“ , a vintage manor house, has been completely refurbished without disturbing the original Art Nouveau style of the 1920s.To this day each room has kept its unique charm of the former Bregonzio residence and choice pieces of vintage furniture further the congenial atmosphere of the manor house. It goes without saying, however, that modern facilities like sat-tv, telephone, safe, free of charge wireless internet access, minibar and en suite bathroom cater to the convenience of our guests.Incastonato nel borgo medievale del Sacro Monte di Varese, immerso nel parco naturale del Campo dei Fiori, questo piccolo, raffinato hotel è studiato appositamente per gli ospiti che cercano qualcosa di speciale…L’hotel- ristorante “Al Borducan” gestito da una giovane coppia itala – austriaca, è un’antica villa del 1924 in stile liberty, completamente ristrutturata lasciando inalterato l’aspetto originario, una splendida cornice per ogni tipo di evento ed uno scenario esclusivo per momenti indimenticabili.Il tè pomeridiano, un buon bicchiere di vino degustato in terrazza, la lettura di un libro in giardino o il riposo in una delle dieci romantiche e confortevoli stanze, regalano preziosi momenti di relax. ... more   less 
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