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“Fabulous place to stay” 5 of 5 stars
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Alla Torre del Barbarossa
Via alla Torre, 4 | Localita' Maggiana, 23826 Mandello del Lario, Italy   |  
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6 hotel reviews
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“Fabulous place to stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

We were unaware our accommodation was up a windy hill in a small village above Mandello Del Lario. No matter. Our wonderful host Julianna and her daughter picked us up, drove us back down, worried we might not get the taxi back and drove us back to the station when we left. Beautiful location up the hill, comfy beds and good shower and nothing seemed too much trouble for the owner. Mandello is also beautiful with helpful and friendly residents. We're sorry we didn't stay longer. Having a car if you travel here would be a good idea.

Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

My partner and I spent our last three nights of a 2 week holiday in the Lake Como area at this absolutely fantastic B&B. Family run, beautifully appointed and a lovely restful place to spend a few days. Maggiana is a tiny little village up the hill from Mandello del Lario so we would recommend having a car but there are wonderful walking trails and, with the family run Osteria within steps from your room, it is an unbelievable place to have a magnificent dinner, bottle of wine and then settle in for the evening. The family were just wonderful hosts and we will definitely be back. A must visit on any trip through the area!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Excellent overnight stay on our way to Genova. Beautifully restored family owned house with marble bathroom, comfy beds and an untypical full american breakfast in the morning to start the day. Dinner upon arrival was outstanding with local fish from the lake as a starter, organically grown veggies and meat as main course and panna cotta as desert - the cook is gifted and knows, how to prepare an excellent meal! Also great wines and Grappas! Thank you Carola for giving us a perfect start into our vacation!! Will definitely come again if possible

  • Stayed October 2012, 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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seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

fantastic service. The adjacent restaurant sal e tabacchi is absolutely a must do for any foodie in the area. The owners are passionate about the local cuisine and love to teach and talk about it.

Mandello is a beautiful location and a good place to start any trip going up into the Valtellina.

  • Stayed October 2012, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

This lovely family run Bed&Breakfast set above Lake Como and with the advantage of their restaurant, 'Osteria sali E Tabacchi' it was a memorable stay in a really lovely part of Italy.
The friendliness of the owners and the superb facilities really made for a very peacefull and enjoyable stay.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 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
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Address: Via alla Torre, 4 | Localita' Maggiana, 23826 Mandello del Lario, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Mandello del Lario
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #1 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Mandello del Lario
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
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Alla Torre Del Barbarossa Mandello Del Lario, Italy - Lake Como

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