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Relais sul Lago

4.0 of 5 Spa   |   Via Giovanni Macchi 61 | Varese21100, 21100 Varese, Italy
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Ranked #18 of 25 hotels in Varese
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Mvdmeijde1960 Varese, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Varese, Italy
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the hotel was great, we had a nice suite, with a large balcony and a beautiful view. the breakfast was okay, the spa not to big and a bit dark but the outdoor pool was nice. everyday they put fresh water, fanta, cola and beer in the minibar for free. the cleaning was oke

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Relais sul Lago R, Responsabile reception at Relais sul Lago, responded to this review
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Gentile cliente, le faccio rispondere dalla collega che le ha fatto il check in e la ricorda con simpatia grazie... More

Lonate Pozzolo
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When you make a reservation through Easybook or booking.com you discover that your room is in the motel part of the compound and that you are not entitled to the fitness club unless you pay a supplement.

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Relais sul Lago R, management at Relais sul Lago, responded to this review

Dear MArc thank you for 5 green stars! About services, take care to check better your room choose at moment of booking. Standard rooms are cheaper but services all not all free in. Superior ones have all inclusive to have a correct idea of all we offer. Best regards Giordano RSL More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We were in varese for business and found ourselves an off day day due to a holiday. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Hotel was clean and restaurant ok. For sure not deserving of such bad reviews. Second floor rooms are better not motel feeling. Just thought another perspective was deserving

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Direzione R, management Relais sul Lago at Relais sul Lago, responded to this review

Thank you sir for your notice. The new management are improving to follow a new line of services and welcome warm courtesy that was less well-considerated in past. Superior rooms are the best old classic style rooming you can choose in surroundings, improved with all modern devices and amenities. Ac, wifi free, newspapers, lovely reception staff ladies and a restaurant... More

Turin, Italy
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123 reviews 123 reviews
47 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I was here for some days due to a business in Varese. The hotel is very similar to an american motel with parking area just outside your room, and that's good if you want privacy or if it rains! The reception is very nice and all the people working there and at the restaurant were very kind and helpfull. Unfortunately... More

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Direzione R, management Relais sul Lago at Relais sul Lago, responded to this review

Dear sir, thank you for your comment. The duty of new management will be refresh all 62 rooms of Relais , but at moment we offer, like you saw, a positive hotel solution in our classic and superior rooms. Guests that will take a check of snapshot on google images will have an idea like restaurant before all, and reception... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I would not recommend this hotel at all. Staff are dreadful. Had booked for 4 people but had to ask at reception four times to get enough towels in the room and then they gave us 6 hand towels instead of four bath towels. They couldn't even get it right the second day. Staff cannot speak English - they say... More

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Direzione R, Responsabile reception at Relais sul Lago, responded to this review

Dear Customer I'm very sorry for your bad stay. I understand that you do not need to create excuses. The rude staff can not be justified. Could you please take note of improvements exposed -new staff hired at the reception with another Setting the rules of courtesy -management faster and clear of catering services -sales systems for differentiated rates and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Having eaten in the restaurant Sergio 1950 with a Groupon coupon, I can only ask myself what these places hope to gain by offering such bad treatment. How can they possibly hope to get good publicity. Ok, in ten people we paid about 22 euro per person and probably that was the value of what we ate, However, the coupon... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We booked this hotel for our last night in Italy after having visited several beautiful spots in central Italy. The photos of the hotel looked very attractive, but it is nothing like the actual rooms! The rooms and the whole corridor on the first floor smelled terrible, almost like you're sleeping in a smudgy pack of cigarettes. Also, the rooms... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Nice big rooms, there is a some stile in the hotel. But: the rooms are dark even if you use all lamps. Wifi doesn't work at the 2d floor, and there are a lot of small things oestrogen work or damaged. Could be much better!

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Friendly English speaking female receptionist showed us several rooms (we had no reservation). As we told her we intended to stay three nights she offered a weekend special including a dinner for two in the hotel's restaurant. Not cheap but affordable. We took a room on the first floor where all rooms are suites according to the hotel (it's a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

My mother and I stayed in this hotel recently. The hotel is very nice, it is not very flash but tastefully decorated and comfortable. There are lots of facilities onsite like and indoor and outdoor swimming pool, and a small spa and gym. We eat at the hotels restaurant a couple of times and the food is excellent. The best... More

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Address: Via Giovanni Macchi 61 | Varese21100, 21100 Varese, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Province of Varese > Varese
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Relais sul Lago 4*
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At the heart of the lakes of Lombardy, with breathtaking views and beautiful landscapes, a stone's throw from Lake Varese, whose views overlooking the dining room and the bedrooms on the first floor of the hotel, the Relais sul Lago definitely has a strategic location, very close all'areoporto Malpensa International Airport, is located halfway between Lugano and Milan.   His position makes Relais sul Lago a suitable place for customers who are traveling for leisure or for business, as well as for neighboring communities to the city of Varese, which can take advantage of each of the services offered by Relais sul Lago   The Hotel dipsone a beautiful garden, in which not only is an outdoor swimming pool, which can also be accessed external guests, but you can transform how wonderful location for outdoor events such as weddings, wedding receptions, meetings, cocktails that are organized in the summer season with a weekly basis. ... more   less 
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