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Hotel Olivedo

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found olivedo through a Rick Steves program many years ago...we are return visitors. The hotel is family owned and run like a fine machine. Laura is your hostess. The food is very good and location is nearly perfect. Olivedo is across the street from the varenna ferry stop which makes access to the likes of bellagio and Como a... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment you walk in the door Ms. Colombo and her staff treat you like their own family. Whether it is helping you to your room, advising on what to see and how to get there or providing translation services, they make you glad you chose to stay with them. Ms. Colombo and her mother own and operate Hotel... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hotel Olivedo is 120 years old, a landmark picturesque building which one can see from across the lake. It has somehow managed to preserve a wonderful sense of the past, yet with all the required modern facilities one would expect. As you step of the boat in Varenna, the hotel is directly in front. On a busy afternoon you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our room with an amazing views of Lake Como! Location was great and room was clean! Breakfast was fine, nothing spectacular! Service was good and we got to leave our car there for extra hours without charge ...The favorite was views!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family stayed at Hotel Olivedo during a recent trip to Lake Como. I had an accident that required immediate medical treatment. The owner, Ms. Colombo, and her staff went above and beyond to help us with transportation to and from the nearest hospital, which was 40 minutes away. They arranged for a taxi driver who could translate for us... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights in room 1 & had a wonderful time..everything was great for us in this Hotel! The people running the place..super nice. We'd stay here anytime! We had dinner once and very good breakfast for 2 days. One more great thing about the place is that its very near the train station & about 20 steps to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights. We had a large room with private terrace and lawn away from the main hotel. This was private and a great location with views of the lake. The room was quiet. Accommodation is well furnished and clean. A large bathroom with a very large shower. Friendly owner. We had a great dinner there and the breakfasts... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights here in attic room. 4 th floor, lots of steps but a small elevator. This is a lovely,very well kept hotel. It's very convenient to the ferry.Laura, the owner, was very nice and super accommodating. Good breakfast included. Delicious restaurant right next door.

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before booking this hotel I read plenty of reviews about the erratic behavior of the owner Laura, mostly around her demands for payment in cash. She had told me in advance I would need to pay for my full stay in full in cash. This was odd, but I figured she had good reason for the policy and others had... More 

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Broummana, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

best hotel when visiting como by train. it is straight near a train station, the city is lovely and cozy, people are nice. also the ferry is straight below your window. I recommend the hotel for couples with mid range budget

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Little charming hotel on the edge of Lake Como. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Olivedo

Address: Piazza Martiri della Liberta' 14 | Lombardia, 23829 Varenna, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Varenna
Price Range: $149 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Olivedo 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Olivedo Hotel Varenna
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