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Hotel Olivedo

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently cycled around Lake Como over 4 days. Our stop in Varenna included a nights stay at the Hotel Olivedo. The hotel is old and won't be everyone's preference, but, for us is was classic Italian charm. We were warmly greeted by the most charming lady. Our luggage had been transported ahead of us and was waiting. She was... More 

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North Fitzroy, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights in the annex across the lane. Laura and her staff were helpful in every way. Our room had an enormous private terrace with garden where we enjoyed a drink or a 'picnic' with a fantastic view. The room was gracefully furnished from an earlier era but the bed was comfortable and everything spotlessly clean. The... More 

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Warwick, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As part of a Bishops tour we had the pleasure of staying at this wonderful hotel. Our host, Laura, made us feel so welcome and our rooms harkened back to a more tranquil time. The hotel is situated on the water at Verenna and very near the ferries which connect you to the other places on Lake Como . This... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Agree with most other reviews: nice hotel and rooms, full of character and charm, great location and a lovely manager who looks after the place, its staff and all guests with just the right amount of attention. Nice gated parking lot behind the hotel if you're driving. 3rd floor rooms are a bit odd with windows in random places (hard... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel Olivedo has a superb location facing Lake Como whose waters lap just a few feet away, it is also very close to the pedestrian and car ferry terminal serving Lake Como. The hotel is managed (owned) by the charming Laura aided by her small but very efficient and professional staff, all of whom speak excellent English. The hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were delighted by the ambiance, and the amazing location. The concierge was very hospitable and welcoming, and a most interesting individual. The room was charming, and very clean. We were able to walk to and through Varenna both in the evening, and the next day. Breakfast on the terrace was very good. We did not take the ferry to... More 

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Lytham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traditional family run hotel - it is like going back in time. Our room was very clean, traditionally furnished and very comfortable. A/c quiet and efficient. Super views, double aspect both overlooking the lake. Front window over the ferry terminal and side view with a small balcony facing the lido area. Well fitted bathroom, good shower and hairdryer. Breakfast average,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very nice stay for 2 nights, Laura was a great hostess. We stayed in room 22 on the 3rd floor, nice size room and bathroom with a great view of the lake and mountains. Varenna and Hotel Olivedo was great for us, very convenient to train and ferry station since we were only there for 1 full... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Olivedo on a few occasions and are always greeted warmly, treated like royalty, fed handsomely and generally spoilt rotten by the wonderful Laura and her staff. The rooms are great with a real feel of history about them, giving an insight into what the building must have been like when first built. That said they... More 

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Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at hotel olivedo and were immediately told that our room "had a problem" but there was another room close by for 100 euro/ night that "even had a balcony and a lake view" that was cheaper than what we planned to pay at hotel olivedo. Before my husband or I had a chance to respond she called the... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $144 - $251 (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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