This hotel was in an excellent location, just across the road from the ferries that ply Lake Maggiore to the islands. The owners were obliging and recommended good places to eat and ordered us a taxi, which arrived promptly, when we left.
We were unfortunate to have a room in the adjoining building which was very basic, and extremely cold and quite damp. We could not get any washing dry.
The breakfast was adequate. Wifi, which we thought was free was not, as charges were applicable. Look at the fine print. If it were not for the location I would probably not recommend it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- HOTEL ITALIE ET SUISSE has an enviable position. It is located in the town centre of Stresa, directly on the lakeside, just a few steps from the embarkation to the Borromee Islands and to the other resorts overlooking Lake Maggiore. Stresa is 35 km from the international airport of Milan-Malpensa and is easily accessible through the Sempione national road (s.s.33), the A26 motorway or the shuttle service (Alibus with reservation) The hotel is well-furnished. Our clients have at their disposal a bar-room with Sat-TV and reading room with Internet Point. Breakfast buffet. All the rooms are with private bathrooms, bathtub or shower, direct telephone line, Sat-TV, safe, air-conditioning and wi-fi Internet access. Nearly all the rooms are with balconies from where you can admire the Borromeo gulf with its islands, Pallanza, Santa Caterina del Sasso and all the peaks of the mountains surrounding Lake Maggiore. The Hotel Italie et Suisse is the ideal starting point for excursions on Lake Maggiore and surroundings. From Stresa you can visit the Borromee islands – Isola Bella, Isola Pescatori and Isola Madre -, the Zoological and Botanic Garden of Villa Pallavicino, Mottarone with the Botanic Garden of Alpinia, the latter can be reached by car or cableway (The cableway is distant 1 km from the Hotel) and the Umbrella Musuem at Gignese. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Italie And Suisse Stresa
- Italie And Suisse Hotel
- Hotel Italie Et Suisse Stresa, Italy - Lake Maggiore