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Hotel Colonne
Via Fincara, 37, 21100 Varese, Italy   |  
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Ranked #1 of 25 hotels in Varese
Ciutadella, Spain
2 reviews
“Retreat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Third Regression Workshop at the Hotel Colonne and it still feels like a retreat ,Upon your arrival you are immediately greeted by Silvio and his beautiful mama a charming woman full of vitality..All the rooms are decorated with soft pastel colors making you feel at home, rooms feature outdoor terraces where you can bask in the delight of the mountains and the hills of Sacromonte, breathing in all the wonders of nature....Beautiful place to relax, unwind, or simply visit to experience a culinary delight......

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cholsey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stayed in the Hotel Colonne in September 2013, and every aspect of our stay was outstanding. The hotel is in a beautiful location in the hills above Varese, and the views from the rooms and balconies down to Lake Varese are stunning. The rooms are beautifully decorated and very clean and comfortable. Breakfasts and dinners, taken on the terrace, were delicious, and Silvio is the most incredibly attentive host - he really went out of his way to make our visit to Varese an absolute delight. Very good value for money too.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

We stayed in this lovely hotel in July 2013, it's been a while since our stay but that hasn't diminished the great feelings we had of our stay here. The hotel is out of Varese in the hills but as we had a car this wasn't an issue for us and in fact made our stay more memorable as the scenery was amazing and the area surrounding the hotel was quiet with lots of walks ands trails. The rooms were classically decorated with quality finishes and we had more than enough room with a luggage room and balcony to comfortably fit 2 adults and our daughter in a port-a-cot. Vera and Silvio were fantastic hosts and made us feel very much at home. The breakfasts were fantastic, with fresh cakes, fruit and specially made eggs. It was a great way to start the day and left us feeling happy and ready for a day of adventure. We ate at the restaurant one night for a degustation and it was absolutely amazing, they even catered for our young daughter. It really is a must to have dinner here. We enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere of the hotel and would recommend to anyone we know to stay here.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We had the best time in hotel Colonne.
Very good service, gourmet food, clean rooms, and the view from our balcony was amazing!!!!
One of the best vacation I ever had.
I plan to visit this hotel once a year, at least.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

For those who want something different, and not in central Milan (although there are some lovely places there) Hotel Colonne is a refreshing change. This hotel offers is set in the Varese Hills and best to drive there. Amazing views to Lake Varese everywhere, the rooms, the restaurant and deck, and breakfast area. Silvio and family have been running this beautiful hotel and restaurant for just over a year and are making many improvements. There is the Varese funicilare just Close-by, but this runs only on the weekend. Our double room was great and had a good size balcony, perfect for a few minutes of quiet relax. Relax is this place!

Silvio and family were very friendly and attentive. They make you feel special and looked after. We ate in one evening, and the choices were pretty unique. Silvio is Michelin Starred, so it will be good.

Beautiful park and more views close by.

This place will get even better in time. Bravo Silvio, e grazie.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bellevue, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Albergo Colonne is a very special place. Set on Sacromonte at the base of the community of churches and chapels, it enjoys spectacular views and interesting walks and explorations, yet is just 20 minutes from the Centro and many other destinations. Host Silvio is a master chef and a most attentive innkeeper, who amazed us with wonderful meals, creatively prepared using delicious local ingredients and beautifully presented. He found time to pack a picnic lunch for us, to help with local transportation, and offer advice. Alert to our individual needs, he provided wine and a beautiful cheese platter, with salads and three conserves, for a party given by our friend at a neighboring bed-and-breakfast. We leave Albergo Colonne most reluctantly. We wish we could stay forever to be pampered by the pleasant staff, and certainly hope to return.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Delhi, Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Hotel Colonne Albergo at Via Fincara 37 Sacromente D 1 Varese Italy

Already stayed here twice. The Hotel is situated on a hill in Varese and affords stupendous views of the Alps and numerous lakes adjoining the mountains. It has a quaint charm analogous to uniquely heritage hotel properties. The Rooms are decoratively adorned in bright colours, spacious and comfortable with linen change and cleaning every day . The Balcony adjoining the room affords a scenic view of the mountains and valleys below. USP of the Hotel is the myriad flavoured variety of delicious/sumptuous italian meals conjured by its chef and manager Mr Silvio. Very generous European and American breakfast available. Service is par excellent. The Hotel is managed by Silvio and family in a no nonsense unhurried manner reminiscent of a relaxed ambience associated with excellently managed hill side European hotels. Only inconvenience for aged clients is that rooms on first floor have washroom located in a foyer up the staircase inside the room.

Deepak Talwar email: id talwardeepak 478@gmail.com Age 59 years Male Stayed alone.
Stayed at this property from May 28th till June 2nd 2013 and from September 10th till September 14th, 2013.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Address: Via Fincara, 37, 21100 Varese, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lombardy > Province of Varese > Varese
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 25 hotels in Varese
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This countryside hotel is located in Sacro Monte, close to Sacro Monte of the Rosary and Pala Whirlpool. Features The property has a restaurant and a Bistro. Guests are served a complimentary breakfast each morning. 24 hour room service is available. Business amenities at this 4 star property include wireless Internet access and business services. Business amenities at this 4 star property consist of conference rooms and banquet facilities. The staff can arrange concierge services, wedding services, and tour assistance. Additional amenities include multilingual staff, laundry facilities, and an elevator (lift). Guest rooms Hotel Colonne has 10 guestrooms. Televisions are equipped with satellite channels. Guestrooms provide in room safes. Bathrooms offer showers, handheld showers, bathroom phones, and bidets.All rooms have a private terrace with fantastic view. Free Mini-bar for soft-drinks. ... more   less 
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