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Hotel Piccola Vela

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Welcoming, friendly and informative staff that care. Excellent breakfast choices, healthy or unhealthy. Location 5/10 walk minutes from town centre. Lovely garden and swimming pool front and back, roof terrace also. Relaxed atmosphere with excellent service from everyone. Particular thanks to David for bringing drinks and snacks up to the terrace and to Nino in the bar, they deliver service... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were delighted with the hotel and its location, just a few minutes from the centre of town. The hotel was modern, comfortable and the staff were friendly and only too pleased to be able to help. We had a wheelchair with us and it presented no problem at all. The restaurant was comfortable and well run. The food was... More 

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Thank mikeastyles
piccolavela, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Piccola Vela, responded to this review

Dear mikeastyles, thanks for the wonderful review. We're glad you spent a pleasant stay without difficult to access in all the hotel. Good bye More 

Wythenshawe, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had 9 nights in hotel.is one of the best I have ever stayed in all rooms very clean .plenty of options for breakfast .all staff very nice and polite would defintley stay there again had a wonderful time.staff always helpful in trying to help you planing days out .

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piccolavela, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Piccola Vela, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review. All the staff thank you for the compliments. More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this hotel with family for two nights only the hotel was very good staff were very helpful the hotel old but it's had good location near to center of the city just 5 Minutes from all shopping are and food area marina etc .breakfast was very excellent i could extend my booking due to heigh season fully booked... More 

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piccolavela, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Piccola Vela, responded to this review

Dear Hisham, thank you very much for the review. We still hope to come and visit us in the future. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week recently and enjoyed everything about it.All the staff were exceptionally pleasant and helpful - nothing was too much trouble. Our room was comfortable with all amenities and a balcony. It is only a five minute walk into town and to the harbour. All meals can be eaten in or out of doors. The breakfast... More 

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Thank MAN1938
piccolavela, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Piccola Vela, responded to this review

Dear MAN1938, Thanks for leaving a review on our hotel. We are happy you enjoyed our breakfasts, we are very careful to fresh products and the food needs of our guests. Greetings from Piccola Vela staff More 

Hvidovre, Denmark
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Piccola Vela for 2 nights, during our vacation in Italy. Upon arrival we found the hotel staff very helpful and serviceminded and the hotel very beautiful. Great parking (underground) and very nice rooms with everything you need. The breakfast was very good, in very nice surroundings. We had a room near the side of the hotel... More 

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piccolavela, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Piccola Vela, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for writing the review. Previous reviewers insist on quiet of our hotel, because in addition to the front pool we have a little pool in the garden where you would have found peace and no disturbance. Our rooms are well soundproofed with windows closed and air conditioning turned on. Greetings from all the staff More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't really want to share this gem of a hotel in case it gets too popular ... but. from start to finish, the service, facilities and cleanliness were first class. The rooms were very clean and well serviced - not the biggest but more than adequate, with excellent air conditioning and nice balcony. There are two swimming pools, the... More 

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piccolavela, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Piccola Vela, responded to this review

Dear VB1003 thank you very much for the review, we really hope you can come back for a future stay. More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely small hotel focussed on the guest from reception to the pool. great evening entertainment on the amazingly panoramic rooftop lounge. The manager has set up a winning combination pampering guests with free canapés and Prosecco.

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piccolavela, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Piccola Vela, responded to this review

dear Maggiori1, thanks for leaving the review of our hotel. We are happy you enjoyed our events, we organize them to make a perfect stay to our guests. We hope to see you again. More 

Oldham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My wife and I returned to Piccola Vela after an eight year gap. We love Lake Garda, we love Desenzano and we always loved this hotel. Now we love them even more! The hotel is wonderful, a beautiful building surrounded by manicured gardens creating a relaxed atmosphere. The staff make the magic possible and to be recognised by the same... More 

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Thank StuartNWEngland
piccolavela, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Piccola Vela, responded to this review

Dear StuartNWEngland, thanks to you and to your wife for choosing our hotel and for writing this review. All the staff and especially Nino, Davide and Benjamin thank you for the compliments. We hope to see you soon More 

Bo'ness, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Just back from a 2 week family holiday. The hotel exceeded my expectations and this is largely down to how helpful and friendly all the staff are at the hotel, nothing is too much trouble for them and they always came across as being happy at their work. We stayed in a family room at the back of the hotel... More 

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piccolavela, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Piccola Vela, responded to this review

Dear JAM-1807, thank you for writing a review so detailed about our hotel, very helpful for future guests. We are delighted to have spent a wonderful stay in Piccola Vela Hotel More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Piccola Vela Hotel, a magnificent villa on the shores of Lake Garda and near Desenzano city center, offers its guests extensive space to relax in the peace of its garden, by the beautiful internal rooms, or at the solarium pool. The hotel rooms are equipped with: Air Conditioning, Telephone, Bath or Shower, Satellite TV with free Mediaset Premium, WI-FI, Minibar, Safe, Hair Dryer Piccola Vela Hotel is also the ideal place for private and business events The meeting rooms are equipped with: sound system, audio recording, video projector, overhead projector, free wifi. The elegant à la carte restaurant with reservation, offers the best of traditional Italian dishes and international cuisine. The hotel also has a large garage and outdoor parking, lounges for reading, a bar with table service. The reception with multilingual staff, is open 24 hours on 24 and offers tourist information and booking service to sightseeing tour. There are bicycles and mountain bikes to rent. The hotel has also joined the project Bike Hospitality, respecting the standards of cyclists. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Piccola Vela

Address: Viale Tommaso Dal Molin 36, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Province of Brescia > Desenzano Del Garda
Price Range: $197 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Piccola Vela 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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Hotel Piccola Vela Desenzano Del Garda, Lake Garda, Italy
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Desenzano Del Garda
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