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Hotel Fontana

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to a mess-up with other accommodation, we booked a room here the day before arriving. Good choice! The hotel, in an restrained Art Deco style, has the sort of faded old world charm that is so much more memorable and enjoyable than a modern, all mod cons, chain hotel. The owner too was absolutely charming and could not have... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have mixed feelings for this hotel. Considering the price we paid, I think the hotel offers a good ratio between the quality offered and what you pay for. It is clearly a very old fashion family run hotel, that probably has not been touched since decades. You can see this from the rooms, that have very old furniture, not... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The outside of the building doesn't promise much, but what's inside completely makes up for it. We had a comfortable room, with a balcony and a view of the lake. Incredibly friendly manager who was genuinely interested in us, and how we were doing. We were met by a curious goose, chickens, and a couple of friendly dogs. Really good... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We stayed here for four nights and had a very pleasant stay. The beds in the room were comfortable, bathrooms clean, and nice grounds with some animals. The proprietor, Guiseppe, was very friendly and helpful. He always made you feel like a special guest. The breakfast was very nice and everything freshly made.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

What a wonderful warm welcome we received arriving here. Like stepping back in time. Room had high ceiling and a grand balcony. Floors very creaky that added some charm. Bathroom a bit frustrating as it was very narrow but had the things you needed. Breakfast was a delicious Italian spread. Good location. Free parking, beautiful grounds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Hotel Fontana was the ideal base for running the LMHM, within a 10 minute walk from restaurants, bars and the ferry port. The owner welcomed us with open arms, provided a fantastic breakfast, complete with his own home baking, and rewarded our running efforts with a cold beer! The hotel looks out over beautiful Lake Maggiore with views of Isola... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Myself and two friends stayed at this hotel in March and would definitely recommend it. The welcome from the owner is lovely and genuine and he meets and greets you for breakfast every morning. Breakfast is continental style with loads of choice and plenty of it. We ran the Stressa half marathon and on returning to the hotel the owner... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Staying here has been great. The owner greets you every morning and wishes you a good morning with a handshake. The place at present is decorated for Easter. The breakfast is substantial and served in a dining room. The location is at the end of the strip of larger hotels which mean your walk home every evening is beautiful. The... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

The landlord was very friendly and welcoming. Delicious selection of handmade cakes for breakfast. Room tidy and clear, classic Italian old hotel style. Good free WiFi and car park. Recommended if you would like to spend some time by the Lago Maggiore, the beautiful isles are right in front of Stresa.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

Great little hotel just steps away from the lakefront. Clean and the owners are very hospitable. Was here in March, weather wasn't great, but the grounds appear to be very well kept. If you are looking for something more affordable and still very close to the lake and scenery.

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situato in posizione tranquilla e centrale a pochi metri dal lago, l'Hotel La Fontana è immerso nel verde di un bellissimo grande parco.La struttura, costruita negli anni '40, è stata fino agli anni '80 una villa.La gestione familiare assicura un caldo e accogliente soggiorno.Le camere sono dotate di servizi privati, aria condizionata, Tv-sat, telefono diretto, frigo bar, phon e cassaforte. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Fontana

Address: Via Sempione Nord 1, 28838, Stresa, Italy
Location: Italy > Piedmont > Lake Maggiore > Stresa
Price Range: $131 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Fontana 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Fontana Hotel Stresa
Hotel Fontana Stresa, Italy - Lake Maggiore
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Stresa
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