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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely remote location in a tastefully restored historical building. The young owner (5th generation) brought us to our room and shared many details of the house's history and renovation. We were enchanted by the entire ambiance. This is the kind of unique, special hotel we're always hoping to find. The restaurant staff is very charming and efficient but not hasty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Al Borducan is a mesmerizing and magical place on the Sacro Monte (Holy Mountain) in Varese; a beautiful family-run monument in Jugendstil (Art Nouveau) that takes you right back to the roaring twenties. We (couple, mid-twenties, travelling by car with a small-medium dog) arrived at Sacro Monte after a nice drive through the mountains. Initially, we were confused a bit... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

****Ignore the negative reviews, this place is amazing**** The Hotel Al Borducan is a charming guesthouse built in 1924, still run by descendants of the original owner. Ten comfortable rooms, tastefully furnished, many with very high ceilings and expansive views of the valley. Even rooms that do not face the valley have picturesque mountain and village views. The hotel is... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We arrived very early just as breakfast was being cleared and were met by the owners daughter in law. She offered us coffee and pastries and told us about the hotel and the history. We decided to leave our bags and go for a walk. We then met the charming owner who obviously loves the place and his work. He... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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10 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Should you be looking for a great views from the picturesque Italian postacards, you should come here at least once. But be ready that at entrance point the miracle will disappear: very old rooms, uncomfortable bed, poorly working shower, slow and very 'authentic' staff with zero interest in keeping the client loyalty to come back. Add no Wi-Fi in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

A very nice hotel but definitely not for business especially if you don't have a car. Very far from everything and taxi needs 30 minutes to arrive (if they are available to come). Hotel staff were hospitable but were surprised that i wanted my breakfast at 7 am and were surprised when i asked for an ironing board!

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

The location is pretty unique on top of the sacred mountain of Varese. Bad side effect is that the church is very close and that the bells will wake you up at 7:30 am... The building in itself is really special and has a unique style with a great terrace and the most amazing views. The restaurant is worth the... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is a place to feel at home away from home -- in style. The new owner, Giuliano Ferlini, was very attentive and went the extra mile to welcome our family when we dropped in for a weekend in mid-December 2014. We stayed in the suite, which is a big round airy room, with our family of four and had... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A hidden gem... Fantastic place, beautiful and simple, like only Italians manage. The rooms have fantastic views, the staff is friendly and the owner, Mister Bianchi, is a great host. It was my third time here, and hope to return many moer times!

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Lund, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

First the location is amazing on the side of the Sacre Monte mountain in the small town of Santa Maria. Completely in the countryside but just a few kilometres from Varese town with fantastic views of the valley and plain below. The hotel is quirky and full of high class fittings and historic renovated decoration. Room 10 the twin is... More 

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The hotel-restaurant „Al Borducan“ , a vintage manor house, has been completely refurbished without disturbing the original Art Nouveau style of the 1920s.To this day each room has kept its unique charm of the former Bregonzio residence and choice pieces of vintage furniture further the congenial atmosphere of the manor house. It goes without saying, however, that modern facilities like sat-tv, telephone, safe, free of charge wireless internet access, minibar and en suite bathroom cater to the convenience of our guests.Incastonato nel borgo medievale del Sacro Monte di Varese, immerso nel parco naturale del Campo dei Fiori, questo piccolo, raffinato hotel è studiato appositamente per gli ospiti che cercano qualcosa di speciale…L’hotel- ristorante “Al Borducan” gestito da una giovane coppia itala – austriaca, è un’antica villa del 1924 in stile liberty, completamente ristrutturata lasciando inalterato l’aspetto originario, una splendida cornice per ogni tipo di evento ed uno scenario esclusivo per momenti indimenticabili.Il tè pomeridiano, un buon bicchiere di vino degustato in terrazza, la lettura di un libro in giardino o il riposo in una delle dieci romantiche e confortevoli stanze, regalano preziosi momenti di relax. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Al Borducan

Address: Via Beata Caterina Moriggi 43 | Sacro Monte, 21100 Varese, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Province of Varese > Varese
Price Range: $106 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Al Borducan 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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