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Hotel Al Borducan

Via Beata C. Moriggi, 43 | Sacro Monte, 21100 Varese, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is a place to feel at home away from home -- in style. The new owner, Giuliano Ferlini, was very attentive and went the extra mile to welcome our family when we dropped in for a weekend in mid-December 2014. We stayed in the suite, which is a big round airy room, with our family of four and had... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A hidden gem... Fantastic place, beautiful and simple, like only Italians manage. The rooms have fantastic views, the staff is friendly and the owner, Mister Bianchi, is a great host. It was my third time here, and hope to return many moer times!

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Lund, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

First the location is amazing on the side of the Sacre Monte mountain in the small town of Santa Maria. Completely in the countryside but just a few kilometres from Varese town with fantastic views of the valley and plain below. The hotel is quirky and full of high class fittings and historic renovated decoration. Room 10 the twin is... More 

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scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Sacro Monte di Varese is a special place, and the Borducan is a very special hotel. The views over the lakes and across the plain from up high are stunning, and the Art Nouveau architecture and interiors of this hotel remain amazing. Of course, there are easier options to get to a hotel from Malpensa airport than renting a car... More 

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Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 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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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 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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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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