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Hotel La Bussola

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

My room had a lovely view of the lake and the island. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff was nice as can be. The location is up the hill from the old town, not very far away. I felt very much at home there.

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Hod Hasharon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

The hotel stands in lovely grounds close to the old town. We booked the suite, which was a superb, large tastefully decorated room with large balcony with a view of the lake and island. The staff were friendly and helpful. However, with what they charge for the room, they should really forego the 2 Euro charge for an hour's use... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

To me, the Hotel La Bussola is right out of an Italian classic movie. This was a wonderful hotel overlooking Lake Orta. When we arrived there was a wedding reception in process and the hotel made a fantastic setting for the wedding. We had a beautifully appointed room with a bath and shower and a balcony with a view of... More 

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Kuranda, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

The hotel offers 3star quality and is conveniently located. We booked a superior room with lake view which was o.k. Parking was a bit narrow but o.k., breakfast was average but the view from the terrace overlooking the lake is fantasic. Bathroom quite small but clean and with shower only. All in all what you can expect in this category.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

Visited in late july 2011, Came with car good parking options. But value is not good, Bad beds, not comfy, Rooms more of a prison interior, not that i have seen one irl, but on tv, For the money 170 euro a night, if i rember correct I expect more. Breakfast included but not off the charts really Old hotel,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

pro: Stunning view across Lake Orta to Isola San Giulio and beyond (Madonna dello Sasso), well appointed and comfortable junior suite, friendly and helpful managers and staff, large parking lot, quiet location, yet less than 10 min walk to the old town. cons: Aircon only operational between 4 pm and midnight, limited choice of TV programmes (about 7 italian and... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

Family run medium size hotel on hill overlooking lake. Some rooms have lake views. Mine did not. It faced a grassy field behind the hotel. Nice terrace and dining room overlooking hill and lake. A/C only works with all windows locked shut. Some rooms have a safe and a refrigerator. Mine (#107) did not. The disconnected black & white tv... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

We wanted to stay close to one of the lakes, have access to a pool and a balcony with a lake view. We chose Lago d’Orta after reading that both Lago Maggiore and Lago di Como was swarmed with tourists during the summer. This hotel is located in Giulio San Orta with a good view over the lake, although not... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

What a absolutely fantastic hotel... Perfect setting... Great food... Very clean... Lovely staff who are friendly and can't do enough for you... Perfect in every department can't recommend it enough!!!!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2011

We stayed in the Hotel La Bussola as part of a four tier great lakes holiday this hotel was superb and the town of Orta is simply stunning

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel La Bussola

Address: Strada Panoramica 24, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
Location: Italy > Piedmont > Province of Novara > Orta San Giulio
Price Range: $133 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Bussola 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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