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Hotel Piroscafo

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Via Porto Vecchio 11, 25015 Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Stockport UK
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this place by happy chance. It isn't pretentious, but it does what it does, very well. It is clean. It is friendly and it is well thought out. I am writing this on the balcony, and from this balcony you can look down on the boats; which are in the small harbour, by the town's square. Would definitely... More 

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alberto s, Manager at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

Dear Magman, your review offers a true description of our Hotel and our way of work, typical of a family run one. Sometimes it happens, keeping us proud and giving us a boost to work well. We hope you may come back again looking at Desenzano life from "your" balcony. Arrivederci. Alberto S. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week as part of a Thomson Lakes & Mountains holiday, and greatly enjoyed it. Staff were charming and helpful, always greeting you with a smile, and good English. Especially touched by surpise gift for my wife on her birthday - a very nice gesture. Rooms, especially the single one, were on the small side, but as... More 

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alberto s, Owner at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

We are very glad reading about your positive feedback after your holiday in our country and in our family run hotel. We always try to make our guests feel at home. Your opinion is extremely valuable to us and vital in helping us to improve our service and to describe the real impressions of our hotel to other people. Therefore... More 

Angelholm, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Piroscafo is a great little hotel with kind and helpful staff in the most perfect spot right beside the picturesque old harbour in the centre of Desenzano! We spent a week at the Piroscafo and could not have been more pleased with our choice. We will be back!

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alberto s, Owner at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

Dear Maggie, how could we thank you for your amazing reviews? We hope just to see you and Arne again next time in Hotel Piroscafo having the pleasure to talk with you as we did. Sincerely, Alberto S. More 

wakefield
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came on Saturday morning without a booking, after deciding to visit the lake we thought it would be nice to find a hotel for the evening. Man behind the desk was a pleasure and very polite, let us leave our bags in the hotel whilest we waited for our room ect. We paid extra for a room with a balcony... More 

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alberto s, Owner at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

In our work we have the big opportunity to meet people and the possibility to speak to our guests ; therefore we try to satisfy their requests, depending our possibilities. I have never been in UK, but I have the chance to meet a lot of english people. Every time I talk with them, I learn something more about their... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very welcoming staff in a relaxed location. Highly recommend the harbour view...........................................................................................................................

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alberto s, Owner at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

Dear Michael, how can we thank you for your great reviews? We hope just you and your family may return back in Desenzano, having the pleasure to meet you again. Very best regards. Alberto More 

Birmingham
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We were very lucky in choosing this hotel. We wanted a change from chain hotels and love being on the waterfront, so it was ideal. The staff were friendly, helpful and spoke good English (and were very patient with my attempts at speaking Italian). Breakfast was served indoors or on the pavement terrace and there was a good range of... More 

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alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

Dear Mary M., reading your very good review is important for us and for our work, but we think is also very helpful for everyone will look for informations about Hotel Piroscafo. You took a very nice picture of our location and facilities and of Desenzano's summer entertainements. Thank you very much, we hope sincerely you will come back here. More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed here in June '14. We chose it because we don't like big impersonal hotels. The owners + staff are helpful & kind The breakfasts were fabulous, a stunning array every morning with so much choice plus you can sit outside by the harbour whilst eating. We didn't have a room with a balcony but it didn't matter. At... More 

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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were here for 2 nights as my husband had business. Perfect quaint location near the water which great views of the courtyard. We had a bedroom balcony which I utilized for people watching and reading while others napped. The owners are a pleasure to work with as we left our luggage while we could have our last lunch before... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Desenzano is a great place to base your Lake Garda holiday in, and the Piroscafo Hotel is an ideal base. We stayed here from 13 to 24 September 2014. This is a small hotel which does only B&B like many others in the area. We didn't have a balcony bedroom, ours looked into a small central courtyard at first floor... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed here for a week in late Sept/early Oct and the situation was perfect. Although they only serve breakfast there are at least ten restaurants/cafes within about 500 yards. We are fairly agile but if you have difficulty with stairs choose a level served by the lift. The staff were excellent and one evening a guest had twisted her... More 

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