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Grand Hotel Britannia Excelsior

Via Regina 41, 22011 Cadenabbia di Griante, Italy
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went with Shearings on February 14th and found their organisation faultless and the holiday was exceptionally good value for an all-inclusive deal. As a solo woman traveller I didn't have to worry about a thing, from the moment I was picked up to the moment I was dropped off all I had to do was enjoy myself! The journeys... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled by overnight express on the 7th February 2015 with Shearing it was a good trip with lots of comfort stops on the way,we were booked to by ferry but as the weather had delayed crossings by three and a half hours we went by Euro tunnel a first for us it only takes 35mins so we arrived at... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to stay and called on spec. We got lovely room overlooking the lake and were extremely pleased with it. We had the buffet dinner table d'hôte which had a huge choice with ad lib wine. International hotel with Italian English Spanish spoken. Good parking for guests with cars just behind the hotel. A tremendous amount... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 3 star hotel is used by tour companies including Shearing Coaches who had 6 coaches there during our stay. The hotel hold around 500 people and can be busy. It us an all inclusive hotel with a reasonable choice of food and drink. It also has a swimming pool floating over the lake which would be great during warmer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second stay at this hotel and I must say it has improved a lot Since our last stay 3 years ago they have brightened the place up, with added lighting and s wall of mirrors in the down stairs bar We stayed as part of a shearings group and happily paid extra 50 euros upon arrival to secure a room... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent 9 days at Britania Excelsior with Shearings holidays. The drivers and trips were 1st class, although very tiring, trips to Millan, St Moritz, Bergamo and Como great days out the highlights were the train and snow at St Moritz. The hotel The staff were great nothing was to much trouble except for a grumpy old guy that worked... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a Shearings all inclusive coach trip to Lake Como the roads were very narrow differculty with the bus most days loverly hotel good food, very clean room, and great service, the ice cream in a seperate part of the dining room is to die for plenty of choice in menu something for everyone. We had a trip... More 

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Wales
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here with a Shearings tour. The bedroom was never cleaned all week, the bed was made and the bin emptied only, the corridor was dirty when we arrived and was vacuumed only once all week. The bar area is in the basement and is like sitting in a bus station. The food was really poor, the same every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We went on a Shearings all inclusive coach trip to Lake Como and were amazed a the beauty of the place and the standard of the hotel for what was really a cheap winter holiday. The hotel fronts onto the road that runs round the lake shore and it is lovely and quiet in winter but may be pretty busy... More 

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Neath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Went to Lake Como with Leger Holidays on a single travellers holiday. What an amazing experience. The hotel was lovely and I had a double room all to myself with views overlooking the Lake. The food was ok nothing special but edible. Beautiful scenery and would go back again

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