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Hotel Colonne

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Via Fincara' 37, 21100, Varese Italy
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This countryside hotel is located in Sacro Monte, close to Sacro Monte of the Rosary and Pala Whirlpool. Features The property has a restaurant and a Bistro. Guests are served a complimentary breakfast each morning. 24 hour room service is available. Business amenities at this 4 star property include wireless Internet access and business services. Business amenities at this 4 star property consist of conference rooms and banquet facilities. The staff can arrange concierge services, wedding services, and tour assistance. Additional amenities include multilingual staff, laundry facilities, and an elevator (lift). Guest rooms Hotel Colonne has 10 guestrooms. Televisions are equipped with satellite channels. Guestrooms provide in room safes. Bathrooms offer showers, handheld showers, bathroom phones, and bidets.All rooms have a private terrace with fantastic view. Free Mini-bar for soft-drinks.
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Ingrid L wrote a review Dec 2019
Bristol, United Kingdom483 contributions50 helpful votes
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What can I say....I’m in love with Italy. My partner bought a long weekend holiday package to celebrate my birthday. When we arrived at this hotel, it was raining, so we could not see all beauty of the hotel’s surroundings. After unpacking our bags, we headed to a bar where we met a lovely guy Philip who served us the drinks and had a long chat with us. As a part of our holiday package we were entitled for one special dinner of 6 dishes prepared by Silvio Battistoni. So we had it at the first evening of our arrival. Our dinner was beautiful. My partner described a carpaccio dish as a piece of culinary art. With regards to the drinks, the restaurant didn’t meet our expectations. We thought we were going to have a wine flight with our special meal but it didn’t happen and we had to choose a bottle of wine by ourselves. Never mind. I have to mention that a coffee made by the lovely lady Vanna in the mornings was one of the best we had during that long weekend in Italy. Being in such a great place, it’s easy to discover the Sacro Monte di Varese, visit a few art galleries in Varese, explore the lakes Maggiorre and Orta. Enjoy!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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gregoryscat wrote a review Oct 2019
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom203 contributions82 helpful votes
The location is beautiful, high up the mountain in a very 'hilly' area with lovely scenery, overlooking a valley on the outskirts of the village of Santa Maria del Monte, a medieval UNESCO world heritage site. This small 10 bedroom hotel is right next door to the old funicular railway too. Our bedroom (No. 3) was lovely, comfortable, quaint and elegantly rustic with fabulous views from one of the best balconies I have ever had. We were half board and the evening meals were excellent (be aware if you book half board that the restaurant closes on Sunday evening and all day on Monday. We were lucky that the restaurant was unusually booked for a private party on the Sunday night that we stayed and the chef kindly agreed that we too could dine there that night, albeit with no menu choice which didn't matter...it was yet another really good dining experience). The chef's tasting menu which we enjoyed on one evening was very good indeed. Breakfast was basic but perfectly good offering breads, cold meats, cheeses (most days), hard boiled eggs, fresh fruit and yoghurts. Service in restaurant and hotel throughout our stay was very good and very friendly. I would dispute some of the description in the introduction at top of page. There was no mini-bar in our room. 24 hour room service was definitely not in evidence ..in fact after dinner on the first night we went upstairs to the bar for a drink to find that it was in semi-darkness with no-one there to serve you. Instead of perhaps playing some cards after dinner in the bar and 'bistro' area we retired to our room each night after dinner to watch something on our iPad as the tv did not seem to have any English speaking channels. I also cannot imagine where the conference facilities could possibly have been! Wi-fi in our room was good. This was though, a lovely stay and we would really love to return at another time of year. There is parking in the hotel's small car park which is essential as there is nowhere else to put your car. Hiring a car to get here from Milan Malpensa airport is essential and also to explore the area including Lake Maggiore which is about half an hour's drive away. Several other restaurants in the area, only one of which we managed to try for a lunch. We managed to pick the rainiest weekend you could imagine for our three night stay. This place would be so much lovelier without the wet and, if there was sun, it would be just amazing.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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CaptHaddockHampshire wrote a review Oct 2019
Hampshire29 contributions13 helpful votes
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We visited at the end of September and loved it. The accommodation is best described as charming and a bit chintzy but the decor suits the hotel perfectly. We had a good sized room with a generous balcony that afforded incredible views across the valley. The history of the town is interesting and the locals are all very friendly. The food though....We were half board so had a three course meal in the evening and on one night, we had the six course tasting dinner which was exquisite. The wine list is extensive and everything that we tried was excellent. The staff were equally helpful and Mamma Vanna was such a lovely host too. Silvio Battistoni came and chatted to us and made us feel so welcome. I’d recommend visiting at the weekend as the funicular lift is open and the history around that is very interesting. Definitely hire a (small) car and bring walking shoes too! Would we go again? Absolutely!
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Roger F wrote a review Sep 2019
Codicote, United Kingdom36 contributions10 helpful votes
We spent four days at Hotel Colonne on half board basis. The hotel is quirky and unusual with fantastic views over the parkland and mountains. Comfortable beds, friendly staff with first class food prepared by the owner Silvio. Easy trips to nearby lakes and the city of Varese. A great place for nature lovers👍
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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boerm117 wrote a review Sep 2019
Oosterhout, The Netherlands53 contributions8 helpful votes
Nice hotel to stay for a few days.If you want to stay longer, be aware that there is nothing to do in this hotel and in the evnings. All credits for house keeping, She works on here adge to hard and is running this family hotel. For people who have a handicap, it is hard to walk mountain up-and down. The view is real nice from your balcony and room.The food is realy good, but too expensive. The waiters are nice and helpfull. The prices for this hotel are far to high! It,s clean, but renovation is requierd.It is, for sure not a 4 star, hotel for the moment.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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$95 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ItalyLombardyProvince of VareseVarese
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Colonne
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Colonne?
Nearby attractions include Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese (0.10 miles), Casa Museo Lodovico Pogliaghi (0.2 miles), and Santuario di Santa Maria del Monte (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Colonne?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Colonne?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Colonne?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Colonne?
Conveniently located restaurants include Al Borducan Love Restaurant, Ristorante Colonne da Silvio Battistoni, and Il Ceppo.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Colonne?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Colonne offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Colonne?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Villa Cicogna Mozzoni (4.0 miles), Arco Mera (3.3 miles), and Palazzo Biumi (3.3 miles).
Does Hotel Colonne have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Hotel Colonne accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.