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Hotel La Bussola

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Wigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is in a lovely spot with a magnificent view of the lake. However, it is quite a hike down to the town. The room was nothing special, no frills but clean. The receptionist I suspect owner was very rude to us, when we asked for 2 glasses for our bottle of wine we had just bought our way... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the Hotel perfectly situated, our balcony had a lovely view of the island, lake and mountains, The Family ran the Hotel with charm, and all the staff were welcoming. Breakfast and Dinner on the terrace excellent, and the pool was never crowded and large enough for a decent swim. Our room on the second floor was comfortable, and... More 

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LaBussolaOrta, Proprietario at Hotel La Bussola, responded to this review

Dear Madam and dear sir Thanks for your message and we do hope to have you as guest on another occasion kind regards Family Tassera More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here for five nights in May. The loft level room in a rustic style was spacious and clean. The view from the balcony was of the pretty hills. Owners and personnel were friendly and helpful, spoke very decent English. Breakfast is served on the terrace overlooking Orta Lake. Clean swimming pool, free parking. Just a short walk from the... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We stayed at the Hotel La Bussola for 2 nights in May and were very pleased. We had stayed down the hill in a more expensive hotel, but found La Bussola more to our liking. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. We were thrilled to arrive at 11 a.m. and learn that we could check right in to our... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I stayed in the hotel several times. Very nice people, who run the hotel, rooms are spacious (mine had a great view over the lake), breakfaast decent & very good coffe .. Parking is free & within the hotel. Very comfortable.

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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48 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We stayed here for just one night. The lady who runs the hotel speaks fantastic English and is very helpful. We arrived at 10.30am and we were checked in immediately which was really good. We were allocated a large corner balcony, lake view room, 117. The room was typical Italian style, clean and well equipped. TV, Safe, mini bar. No... More 

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zeist
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24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Stayed in the hotel for a long weekend in wintertime. The room was nice, just the room temperature was a bit difficult to control. Beds were good. Almost every room has a balcony, with magnificent view over the lake. The staff is kind and very helpful (also English is spoken). Because of wintertime, the restaurants as closed, but the buffet... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

The owners take pride in their establishment having excellent updated decorating, state of the art showers, large rooms with great views of the Lake. Short walk down to the village and restaurants. Parking is even present - amazing for Italy. Most of all, the owner awoke early to make us breakfast before our early morning limo trip to the airport.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

The location of the hotel was perfect- close to restaurants & downtown and beautiful views of the island and lake. We did splurged for a room with a full view of the lake and were glad we did; but, of course we can't speak to the views of others. Very comfortable bed and good environment for restful sleep (dark room... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Went for a family wedding, absolutely beautiful village very old and quaint. Hotel is in good position. We had breakfast on the terrace a couple of times and the view over the lake is absolutely stunning. Nice pool area but pool was freezing when we went in September. Rooms are dated, furniture etc but bathroom had been modernised and both... More 

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel La Bussola

Address: Via Panoramica, 24, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
Location: Italy > Piedmont > Province of Novara > Orta San Giulio
Price Range: $133 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Bussola 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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