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Maria's House

Contrada dell'Arco 3, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Maria's house for four nights in July. Maria and her husband were excellent communicators during the booking process. They very kindly met us at the train station, drove us to the villa, helped us up the stairs with the luggage and showed us around the apartment. They also made some recommendations for eating out - they were... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

We spent 4 weeks at Maria's House, using it as a home base during a stay in Northern Italy. The apartment was a perfect size, was perfectly located and had perfect owners. We were able to cook meals in the kitchen, enjoy a large living space and comfortable bed and shower room. We were within easy access to several restaurants,... More 

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a week in August. The apartment lived up to expectations. We could easily walk to the ferry port and railway station. Maria met us from the station when we arrived. There are lots of restaurants and bars around. Varenna is a good centre to base yourself in. It was easy to catch a ferry to Bellagio.... More 

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Wellington NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We stay in Annina's House for 7 nights in July. Perfect location in Varenna. It was central to everything with wanted to do in Lake Como. There was plenty of choice for eating out. The apartment had everything you needed, even a washing machine and clothes rack. If you wanted to cook everything was there. Would not hesitate to recommend... More 

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

My husband, my son and I stayed in Maria's House on our last visit to Italy. I did not write a review back then because it wasn't listed on Trip Advisor then. We loved it so much we just booked her other apartment, Annina's House (studio apartment) for April 2014. This time it will be just the two of us... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Maria's house was a gem. It is only steps from St.Giorgio's square and a just a short stroll to the waterfront. The ferry terminal is about a 10 minute stroll away. The place is well furnished with everything you might want and has a warm, homey feel to it. We were there for only a few days but felt right... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

dear tripadvisor, I can find no other way of contacting you, so to those that may read this Maria's is in no way involved. i tried to make a booking thru tripadvisor last night, and a website that called itself Late Rooms.com took over the booking process, now has my credit card details, and i have no confirmation of booking... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

we arrived late in the sept afternoon when the golden sun was shimmering on the lake...marias B&B was beautifull appointed and comfortable...we had two rooms with ensuites and stayed only 1 night enroute to chamonic via menaggio , lugarno and the simplon pass...the breakfast was fantastic and marias attention to every detail amazing...varenna is such a beautiful village...we were so... More 

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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I requested a room for Sept. 25 and 26 in 2011, on Sept 21st of that year, just three days out. That same day they sent an email confirming a "double bath, TV, beautiful lake view...". We arrive at the train station in Varenna and hire a cab to take us to their B&B Fontelago. I then dial their phone... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

We stayed at the other property that Maria and Pietro own, called Annina's House. It was perfect! Maria and Pietro met us at the Varenna train station and took us (2 min by car) to the apartment. They are a very nice couple, and though they do not speak much English, are extremely friendly, warm and gracious people. This apartment... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Maria's House, a lovely one-bedroom apartment ( 50 mq ) located in Varenna, an elegant village on the shore of Italy's Lake of Como. The beauty of the place is clearly evident in its ancient buildings, its romantic views, its impressive nature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maria's House

Address: Contrada dell'Arco 3, 23829 Varenna, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Varenna
Price Range: $110 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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