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“Interesting hints at heritage.” 4 of 5 stars
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Borgovico Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Borgovico 91, 22100 Como, Italy   |  
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Ranked #3 of 32 Hotels in Como
Certificate of Excellence
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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“Interesting hints at heritage.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Nice sophisticated , well maintained property. Relaxed atmosphere, lovely little hints at the heritage of the property in ways of leaving walls bare in small areas , found it very interesting!
Rooms are small but well maintained, good modern bathrooms. Good mix of comfort and staying true to the beautiful town. Staff if friendly, breakfast was decent...and the Lake is 10 min walk, one of the main train stations is also 5 min away.
Can come here again for sure!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Borgovico, Responsabile reception at Borgovico Hotel, responded to this review, August 3, 2014
Thank you, we are always very happy to read comments like this.
Customer satisfaction is always our first thought, we hope to welcome you again in our hotel, best regards

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Doha, Qatar
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40 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Very classily done up property....has a hilly cottage feel. Excellent rooms and bathrooms. Extremely friendly, polite and helpful staff, typical of a small town like Como, very unlike the usually brusque big towns. Loved our stay.

Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Borgovico, Responsabile reception at Borgovico Hotel, responded to this review, August 3, 2014
Your review is very beautiful, thank you so much !
We hope to have you again as our clients, see you

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for one night as an inexpensive place from which to base our exploration. The room was really small but immaculate and modern. Even the bed, which didn't look comfy, was perfectly lovely and cozy. The complimentary breakfast was delicious, and was more than just pastry and coffee! The staff was incredible, spoke English well, and helped us map out our day. They even made calls to tour companies for us to get our more complex questions answered. They held our bags ALL day, called a Taxi for us (just a 7 Euro trip to the Train Station) and made our last day in Como excellent. An 8 minute walk to Ferry station and 15 minutes to main Piazza. A perfect inexpensive hotel!

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Borgovico, Responsabile reception at Borgovico Hotel, responded to this review, July 18, 2014
Thank you very much for your beautiful review, we are very happy to read at first "incredible staff".
We hope to see you again in our hotel, kindly regards

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Rather disappointing this hotel which with a few small changes could be a lot better.
It is convenient for and just a few minutes walk from the station, but about 15 minutes walk from the main town and lake area. However there are some nice restaurants a short walk away and some in the same street.
The niggles. The room we had was very dark and needed more lights. The access stairs were also very dark even in the daytime, apparently they are on a timer but they need to be on all the time for safety. It was dusty under the bed, I didn't go checking this but I had to retreive something that rolled under there. Finally the provisions/toiletries were the most minimalistic with just two small shower/shampoo gels and nothing else. These were not always replaced either and I had to go and ask for them on one occasion.
Despite the niggles, the staff are all (except one) extremely friendly and helpful. The room we had was well decorated, the linen was very good and the bathroom was to a high standard.
Hence with just a few changes this hotel could jump a star in my rating.
Until they change a few basic things I could not recommend it.

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Auckland
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Stayed at this hotel recently. Very handy to the train station. Arrived hours before room was to be ready but staff more than happy to hold our bags and put them into the room once ready.
Staff were very knowledgeable of the area and spoke good English.
Would have no hesitation staying there again if ever back in Como.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Borgovico, Responsabile reception at Borgovico Hotel, responded to this review, July 13, 2014
Thank you for your good review and your nice comment about our staff, kindly regards

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Warwickshire
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49 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have stayed here before and based on our experiences, we came back. Benefits for us are the location - close to old town, lake etc. and the fact that the hotel will arrange parking for you right outside the front door. We were part-way through a 2-week driving holiday in our own car, so having it close by was very helpful.
The hotel is traditional in it's feel - not much in the way of mod-cons. However, the rooms are large and clean. Our superior room had an extra sleeping area on a mezzanine floor. We didn't use this, so might have preferred the extra space to have been usable. We were at the back of the hotel, so no road noise.
The hotel has 24-hour reception staff who are always happy to help guests.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Borgovico, Responsabile reception at Borgovico Hotel, responded to this review, July 2, 2014
Thank you very much for your good review.
We will wait you for the next trip in Como, kindly regards

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

pro:
- the staff is extreamly nice, patient and helpful. He helped us for carrying luggage to our room and give me lots of advice.
- bathroom is spacious and clean.
con:
- location is a trap actually. it says close walk to train station but it includes more than 60 steps and sands roads which are challenging for the luggage and there's no public transporation from hotel to train station. no direct easy bus from hotel to other scenic spots at all either.
- Since we request extra bed (with EUR15 extra charge), we're arranged on the 3rd of Annex building which doesn't have elevator. This makes very inconvenient.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Borgovico, Responsabile reception at Borgovico Hotel, responded to this review, July 13, 2014
Thank you for your positive comment about the Staff, thank you very much for this.
We are sorry for the location but obviously we can't improve it.
Our hotel is one of the nearest to the station.
60 steps are really nothing for the italian standard, we have a lot of ancient city with pedestrian area, uphill and brick road, this is a normal route for us.
It's easy to see on internet where we are, we always try to give precise information but we can't say that we are far from the station.
Thank you for your opinion, best regards

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Additional Information about Borgovico Hotel

Address: Via Borgovico 91, 22100 Como, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Como
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 32 Hotels in Como
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Borgovico Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Borgovico is situated in Via Como 91 Como stone's throw from the historic center and near to the train station. Our reality is born after a careful renovation that has allowed us to achieve 13 rooms, some with exposed beams and stone walls. All equipped with air conditioning, LCD TV, Sky TV and internet wi fi connection. The Hotel offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere of complete relaxation. ... more   less 
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