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Via Statale, 182, 23826 Mandello del Lario, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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55 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent last night here on a last minute booking and we scored!!! The home has been in Pietros family for generations and is filled with gorgeous antiques!! Maria went out of her way to be kind and welcoming, our room and bathroom were immaculate and beyond gorgeous with stained glass, antiques, a small terrace, and everything else you could... More

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Penkridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and when we left we felt like we were leaving family we've known for years. Pietro and Maria are the nicest people you could wish to meet. They informed us of what to see and where to eat. Rooms were clean and views were just stunning. Breakfast was just so plentiful. Can not recommend... More

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Sligo, Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Beautiful location. Superb accommodation. Charming couple. They brought us to the restaurant for a superb Italian meal that was so inexpensive and brought us to town the following day. Looked after us beyond the call of duty.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Maria & Pietro the perfect B&B Owners, Rooms roustic style but in perfect condition, very clean and very tidy. The place and the owners gives you the feeling that you are a guest in a freinds house and not in a B&B. Great Breakfast in a very freindly atmosphere. Great location just in front of the lake. Maria gave some... More

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Denver, Colorado
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Frontelago was a great find and we loved every minute of our 5-day stay here. Pietro met us at the train station in Olcio, and he and his wife Maria were wonderful hosts and lots of fun. We had a fantastic view of the lake from our balcony - the room was great and bed was very comfortable. The house... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

My friend and I went to Olcio last month and we stayed 4 days at B&B FRONTELAGO. We were welcome very friendly by the owners Pietro and Maria and we liked the place immediately. Our bedroom, called "La brezza", had a breathtaking view on the lake and we had a terrace, where we could stay reading and relaxing at evening.... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Banter, laughter and smiling faces are the memories of our stay at Frontelago. with the Lake Como across the road, it is a truly beautiful place to stay. Maria and Pietro give the warmest welcome and want to make each person's stay special. A true Italian home which is clean and very comfortable with the most wonderful breakfast. The large... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The location of this B&B is perfect- right opposite the lake with wonderful views. There is a small bit of shingle beach to sit on too. Maria and Pietro are just so lovely and welcoming. They can't do enough to help you are were always so happy and friendly. The room we had was large with a large ensuite. Each... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Maria and Pietro were very welcoming hosts, always greeting us with a big smile despite our lack of Italian and their lack of English. The house is full of lovely old antiques and our room was a good size with a massive bathroom. Our own balcony had a teriffic view of Lake Como, and you are within 8 kilometres of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

This is one of the best places I've ever stayed in. It's full of character and the owners are just wonderful. It is right on the waterfront with a little area to swim/sunbathe just across the road and the train station is a few minutes away should you want to explore other towns along the lake. I couldn't recommend Frontelago... More

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Also Known As:
Frontelago Mandello Del Lario, Italy - Lake Como
Address: Via Statale, 182, 23826 Mandello del Lario, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Mandello del Lario
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Ranked #4 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Mandello del Lario
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Frontelago bed and breakfast. Integrated into a sophisticated city of Lake Como in northern Italy, and built a villa located in a cozy village of Olcio Mandello del Lario, enjoys a renown position at the forefront before the splendor of the lake and the numerous romantic views, accentuated by evocative nature. A distinctive feature of Olcio is the mildness of the climate, due to its special exposure: lent to the mountain, the village is facing south and west, so it is sunny and warm till late in the evening. The three rooms available for your holidays are bright and furnished with taste and style, each one with different characteristics. The villa is well situated to achieve renown in the town Varenna (8km), where ferries depart regularly reaching the charming villages of the western shore of the lake, including the elegant Bellagio and Menaggio, situated at the point dividing the two branches of Lake Como. The lake of Como itself and the nearby area offer the best in skiing, windsurfing, hiking and bicycling. ... more   less 
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