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Hotel Olivedo

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Piazza Martiri della Liberta,14 | Lombardia, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We are celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary at a magical location, Lake Como and chose this pretty very Italian family run (for 120 years) as our base. Varenna is smaller than other places but ideal for visiting elsewhere, trains, buses and ferry close by. Laura has been absolutely charming and gave us a wonderful room in the second floor over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My two adult sons and I spent a beautiful Christmas Day at Hotel Olivedo. When we checked in, we were greeted by the lovely owner, Lara. When we asked for suggestions for restaurants for dinner that evening, she insisted that we join her and her mother Antonia. She served us an extraordinary meal. What a special way to spend the... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This charming hotel is situated right on the lake front of Lake Como. I spent 5 nights in Varenna in December, where upon my arrival Laura the owner gave me such a warm friendly welcome. Laura provided maps, and gave excellent information on directions and suggestions to other parts of Como throughout my stay. You can easily take day trips... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic room with magnificent lake and mountain views. The hotel is beautifully furnished and the owner Laura could not have been more kind and welcoming. We had all our meals at the hotel because they were so good! The house wine is also excellent. Hotel Olivedo is in a great location in lovely unspoilt Varenna.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They say Varenna is the most local of all of Como, and its stop on the train line a perfect jumping-off point to explore the Lake. The hotel is walking distance from the station (if you’re bags aren’t too numerous and heavy), or minimum 10Euro for the short trip by the one local taxi. We included this overnight specifically because... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights at the beautifully furnished Olivedo in October 2015 as part of a month's tour of Italy. Our lovely spacious room and balcony overlooking the lake, the gracious hospitality of our host, Laura, the friendly service of waiter Christian,and the wonderful food (compliments to the chef, everything and the potatoes in particular was delicious!) all combined... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply outstanding. A lovely, welcoming hotel on the shores of Lake Como. Laura, our host, was so charming and accommodating. We had a large room with a generous en-suite, and a beautiful view of the lake. With the ferry at your doorstep, this is the perfect place to explore the entire region. Thoroughly recommended.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just returned from a3 day stay at this welcoming homely comfortable clean gem of a hotel .We had a fabulous traditional bedroom at the front of the hotel with balcony and a panoramic view of the lake .The hotel is very close to the ferry terminal but you are not disturbed at all by this.The food at the restaurant is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Me and my family had a wonderful time here in Varenna. The Hotel had a magic aura of ancient times. The position is perfect with lake view and balcony on each room. Laura was a wonderful host. The Restaurant is amazing. Try the gnocchi di zuccha and the chocolate cake. GREAT PLACE

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Portland, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I thought I had reserved a room in the main hotel with verandas that look out over the ferry landing, but when we arrived, we were put in an adjacent property. It is an old villa that has been redone & is now part of the hotel. We did have a terrace that looked out over the lake, but the... More 

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