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B&B The Tower Of The Old King

Via Castello, 66, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is as good as a b&b can be - we got the Italy we were seeking. Lovely family, fantastic choice with the home-made breakfast, on the last morning I had a home-made pannacotta - nothing like the restaurant ones it was fresh and delicious. Alex the daughter of the house runs the La Cambusa restaurant with her husband and... More

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Very clean and comfortable place, close to the city center and harbour, good views. Great breakfast! Owners were really friendly and helpfull and they had a really sweet dog - lots of hugs to Beni <3 Todella siisti, mukavat huoneet, näköala Gardajärvelle. Hyvä aamupala, paljon itse tehtyä.. Omistajat todella ystävällisiä ja avuliaita, antoivat paljon infoa paikasta (karttoja, laiva-aikatauluja, ehdotuksia minne... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The couple that runs the B&B were incredibly sweet. A home-made breakfast is served every morning with loads of cakes. A good place to stay at. Nearby is the small harbour, restaurants and cafés. It takes about 15 min to walk to the train station.

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Crumlin, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Excellent choice of B&B for our stay in Sept 13. We stayed for 5 nights at the Tower of the Old King and would recommend it. The Gandolfi family are great hosts and provide a fresh, clean cosy room with a lovely home made breakfast each morning(loved the cakes) Location is also very good and central to shops, restaurants and... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We stayed for three nights in February and had a wonderful time. Gigliola gave us a lot of useful advises, which made our trip even better. I was sceptical about the town and B&B, but I must admit that really enjoyed the trip. Location is very good almost everything is in 5 minutes walking, room was perfect with nice balcony... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Arrived here on a freezing December night, beautiful and extremely clean and well kept. Cozy rooms, spotless, modern amenities. Great location too. A serenipitous experience. Nearby a few restaurants, an Irish pub, a walking street anf the lake.

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

We stayed there 5 nights in October and it was absolutely wonderful! The welcome from the owners, the knowledge of the area, they are real ambassadors of Desenzano. Rooms are so clean, breakfast fantastic, had a great time there every morning. We followed all their recommendations, and of course got their homemade jams and salami to take home! Looking forward... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Gail & Dave H. from Ontario, Canada. This was our first trip to Lake Garda, Italy and because of our wonderful experience at this B & B we definitely will return many more times. We laughed and learned every day while there since our hosts were so much fun and provided us with a wealth of information regarding the history... More

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fort worth,texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

My husband and I were on our way back to Milan after a trip to Slovenia to visit family, and I wanted to visit a place off the normal American tourist map. I decided on Desenzano del Garda. I looked on trip advisor to see where we should stay, and found this b & b. I chose it because it... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

this was our first stop in italy, and we loved it! the hosts were lovely, friendly and adorned us with a home made breakfast of cakes, jams etc ! yum our room had a view of the lake, it not obscured by some trees. loved it.

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Address: Via Castello, 66, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Province of Brescia > Desenzano Del Garda
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Located 250 metres from the shores of Lake Garda, The Tower Of The Old King is a traditional property next to Desenzano’s historic castle. It offers a lake-view terrace and elegantly furnished rooms with satellite TV. Lake-view rooms at the The Old King B&B are decorated with pastel shades and antique furniture. Some are complete with a balcony, and some feature a private bathroom.A generous buffet breakfast is provided daily, with gluten-free cakes available on advanced request. Guests can enjoy salami, homemade cakes and yoghurt, together with herbal tea and fresh fruit juice. The property also has a covered garage for bikes and scooters. Desenzano Marina, were ferries depart for trips to Riva del Garda, is 600 metres from the property. Sirmione is a 20-minute drive away. ... more   less 
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