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Palace Grand Hotel

#8 of 24 Hotels in Varese
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Ballito, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I spent a week at the hotel on a work conference, I was a bit apprehensive because I had read poor reviews before arriving but I was pleasantly surprised. The hotel is old, about a 100 years, but it gives it a lot of character, it was clean, organised with friendly staff. My room was on the 5th floor with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Very nice location, very nice park around, very nice building. I rate poor, because is warm but everything old. Old the rooms, old the bathrooms, old even the shower with few water. Could be excellent but need some huge investment to come back decent. It is a pity.

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Guido T, Vice Direttore at Palace Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, we regret that you have had such a feeling ... however it is very difficult to convey a modern feel in an Art Nouveau building of 1913. However, in the near future, there will be further renovations and we'll be honored to host you again in this historic hotel! More 

Manchester
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 evenings while on business. The hotel is high on a hill overlooking the lake on one side and the town on the other. The hotel is rather famous with the locals and used to be the place to be seem for the upper class many years ago. It is traditional Italian, marble, plasterwork....just what I like, somewhat... More 

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Antigua
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

I stayed at the Palace and booked two rooms for my family. The hotel is in good shape considering how old it is, the price is fair, you get great rooms (if you like historical buildings), great view of the city of Varese. Breakfast was a bit poor though but considering the price overall it was worthy and I hope... More 

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DK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

The location is far the best thing about this hotel. Situated on a small hilltop above Varese with wonderfull views to the lake and high mountain peaks far away. The inside is rather old and outdated, but you feel like being 50 years back in time. The internet worked well. Breakfast was average for Italy. I had a query about... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Fantastic location in big park overlooking the city and the lake. The building reflects the grandeur of a palace, but is somewhat dated. So is the interior of the hotel. Not that you could not stay there and enjoy, but it all looks kind of dusted and run down. If the owner would invest to refresh, and the management and... More 

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Belleville, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Perched on top of a huge hill, this grand hotel provides incredible views of Varese and the surrounding lake area. It has a lot of old world charm considering it was built in the early 1900s. The common areas and our room appeared clean well maintained. Our room appeared to have recently been renovated to include new flooring. The room... More 

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Rhein-main-gebiet
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Old style classical hotel in a good condition with renovated rooms. Exceptional views from the room to either the lake or the mountains. We stayed for one night and liked it pretty much. Downside: it is not as quite as expected, traffic noise from surrounding streets and loud neighbor room doors woke us up several times. Breakfast buffet is nice... More 

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Nice, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Situated on top of a hill that offers a superb view of Lago Varese, the Palace Grand Hotel also offers the charm of a Liberty style hotel of the past century with the commodities of this century. Our room was clean and well keeped. However the mattress, althought of a good size ,needs to be changed. It was definetly not... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Went in October and got a good deal indeed! Not particularly easy to find ( head for the centre and then the gardens which have a brown sign ) The hotel itself is easy to see from the main road. Impressive setting and appearance. Big atrium and I was beginning to think that maybe I was in the wrong place!... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Palace Grand Hotel

Address: Via Luciano Manara 11, 21100 Varese, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Province of Varese > Varese
Price Range: $81 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Palace Grand Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 112
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Also Known As:
Palace Grand Varese
Hotel Palace Grand
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Varese
#8 Business Hotel in Varese
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