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Hotel Olivedo

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We booked a two night stay last summer, two couples. We picked the hotel after reading pages of reviews and has been amused by some of the comments about the owner Laura. Upon arrival we were given our keys and Laura explained whilst holding a plug on a chain that one room had a shower and one had a bath.... More 

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Thank Abbey1966
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent a wonderful two nights in room 18. One double bed and one single bed with the most jaw droppingly beautiful view of Lake Como. Extremely clean, great no-fuss continental breakfast, tiny lift for luggage (perhaps send it up and take the stairs yourself!) and perfect location.

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Thank Kirsten R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With young adult children in tow, our two families arrived at the quaint and picturesque Varenna-Esino station after a scenic hour-long train journey from Milan. We made the easy 400m walk down to Hotel Olivedo, adjacent to the ferry terminal. As we walked in the door, we were greeted by the slightly gruff, yet endearing Laura, the third generation owner... More 

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Columbus, GA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Though the hotel possesses cultural charm and a lovely breakfast, this hotel SADLY marred our entire visit to Varrena, Italy, taking away our precious time from the sights. We changed our day of visit by a day, and the owner accommodated us. Much appreciated. However... When we arrived, expressing our concern immediately for non-smoking room, even prior to seeing the... More 

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Thank lisaoranges
pietroSiena, Proprietario at Hotel Olivedo, responded to this review

Dear Crazy Lady, we are in front of the boats station,every 10 minutes there is a boat or a ferry and make a lot of smog,not my fault! More 

California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good hotel that is a little bit out dated and pricey. Good location. Parking way too expensive at 20 Euros per night. Room functional but lacked anything modern. Large bathroom. Breakfast room so silent that everyone just whispered. Odd. Ate dinner there one night and it was very good. A little too much of a watchful eye on everyone coming... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is all about location. It is right off the ferry and has great views if you are lucky to be on the correct side. We stayed here for four nights with our teenage daughters and were on the top floor. Unfortunately for us, the air conditioning units were not powerful enough to deal with the unusually hot days... More 

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Thank Michael B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is very traditional and in a great location in the gorgeous Varenna. However, we wouldn't stay there again. Nothing terrible, but I wanted to share a couple of things. There is no proper shower. Just a hose. It didn't even have the option to be placed up high. Also No shower curtain or door. Ok for one night... More 

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Thank KitTravels17
Solothurn, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel might seem somewhat old-fashioned, but it's really very comfortable, offers big rooms with a great view of the lake and is in a convenient location, not far from the railway station and directly opposite the ferry terminal. My room had air conditioning and the bathroom was modern and clean. Free WiFi worked well. Helpful staff. The small elevator... More 

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Thank IntoTheNorth
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You couldn't ask for a better place to stay. The staff was amazing helpful and attentive. Could remember your preferences for breakfast and have it waiting for you. Met several other travelers that had stayed there before. We will be back. Great outside patio for before dinner drinks or to just watch the ferry come and go. We had a... More 

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Thank Ellen P
Marin County, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Olivedo for 3 nites as one of the few places that had triple rooms. The place has funky, old world charm. Is right across from the ferry terminal with the expected noise and tumult throughout the day. the proprietor is quirky, stern and efficient but clearly not a concierge. Christiano is helpful and cheery, offsetting the boss's... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $152 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Olivedo 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Olivedo Hotel Varenna
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