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Il Sole Di Ranco

#1 of 2 Hotels in Ranco
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Piazza Venezia 5, 21020 Ranco, Italy
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Santa Rosa, California
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56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We have stayed twice and love the property but it really does need a renovation. It is the only place to stay in the area and the prices are great. Ask for a room with a view because some have none. The property is small and fills quickly. Angera, the town nearby is delightful and Lago Maggiore is beautiful.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We stayed here one night in July 2015. The area is very pleasant and the lake is gorgeous. We didn't spend much time in the room but it was very large with an extra couch, an extra bed in a mezzanine and a cute little balcony. The bathroom was extremely nice with all new fixtures. Most of our time was... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

First and foremost, the double bed in the "superior room" was actually made of two single beds put together, so that after 5 minutes there was a gap between the two mattress. Absolutely disappointing. The AC wasn't good enough to modify the room temperature. It's definitely overpriced. Dinner was good, but overpriced. The service in general was below expectations. I... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My expectations prior to arrival were modest in view of the photo's I had seen on this and their web site. On arrival after a full days travelling, a welcome alcoholic beverage and a meal I thought would be grand? This notion quashed before I even traversed the uneven steps to room 5; where the door handle always came away... More 

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North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Il Sole di Ranco is located in the little village of Ranco on the southern end of Lake Maggiore and while set a little ways away from the major tourist centers on the lake like Stressa it is easy to get to them either by car or boat (ferry). The hotel sits in beautiful grounds with a lovely view of... More 

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Drenthe Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Everytime we go to Italy we stay heren for 1 nicht, with our 2 daughters. The rooms maybe a little pricy but the picture fits. We had 4 Ranco menu's for dinner and it was great. Our youngest daughter described the dessert as heavenly and the best she ever had, and she had a few all over the world. For... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

The hotel was previously a Relais & Chateau, it is not anymore, and it shows...personnel is cool, does not much care. Our room smelled the gutter, the AC did not cool, forget Wifi, bed linen is old and hard....checked the Velux window in the bathroom, completely rotten full of bacteria...conclusion: we checked out (had to pay the upcoming night though,... More 

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Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Staying here on a business trip it has an amazing view. We splurged and opted for the lake view room which costs more but worth it. Great friendly service, everyone speaks good English, food is incredible. The pool area is well cared for and except for the multitude of lizards around (which don't bother you at all) it's an ideal... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We decided to spend our last night in the Lake District of Italy in order to be close to Milan airport. My husband "trusted" relais et Chateaux and Michelin and booked this hotel for our last evening. Foolishly he did not check Trip Advisor - a mistake we will never make again). We drove from Bologna expecting to have a... More 

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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

We took 2 rooms here for ourselves and our 2 teenage children. The setting is beautiful, right beside Lake Maggiore with lovely views. However that's where the "luxury" ends. The rooms (although with lake views) are dated and tired and seriously need a decor overhaul. The beds are rock hard, as are the pillows. Bathrooms do appear a little more... More 

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