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Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is located in a beautiful square around a boathouse full of small boats. In the morning you can eat your breakfast under a portico admiring water and boats. My room was nice and bathroom very nice

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Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were fortunate to stay for a week at this delightful hotel in September this year. The clue is in the title to this review, the hotel is situated in a fantastic location adjacent to the old harbour. We had a room with balcony and it was such a pleasure to sit back with a glass of...

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alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing the details of your experience at HP. We are happy to hear that you had a pleasant time with us and enjoyed the fine services of our staff and the particular location of our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Best regards, Alberto S.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 8, 2016

We spent five nights here from 18th September and had a room overlooking the harbour with a balcony. The room was very clean, the view wonderful. To address other reviews - the showers are small in the balcony rooms, but I managed perfectly well, got in and out without getting stuck! I'm a size 22. Put your shower stuff on...

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alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

We thank you for your review and hope to welcome you once again on our lake in the nearest future. Best regards, Alberto S.

Oppdal Municipality, Norway
Reviewed September 28, 2016

I always book hotels with Booking.com, after consulting TripAdvisor. This time, I at first, booked a hotel in Desenzano that looked all right, but without my permission, momentarily draw the whole payment from my credit card. After that we did not trust this hotel and cancelled.the booking. It took us a very long time to get the money back -...

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alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

It was a great pleasure meeting you, so we thank you very much for your staying in our home and for sharing the details of your experience here. We are happy to hear that you had a pleasant time with us and enjoyed the services of our staff and the particular location of our hotel. We look forward to welcoming...

Clevedon, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 27, 2016

This was our 2nd visit to the Hotel Piroscafo and we weren't dissappointed. We stayed in room 20 which we found to suit our needs. The room and bathroom were clean, a little on the small side but it met our needs. Breakfast was great and was taken outside on 6 of the 7 mornings. We found the owners and...

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alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

We thank you for your confidence in our services and hope to welcome you once again in our home in the nearest future. Best regards, Alberto S.

Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a 1 week stay. Absolutely Perfect. We was in room 17 on the top floor with private balcony overlooking the old harbour and beyond to lake Garda and the mountains. All staff, from reception to serving breakfast would help you with anything required. With a smile. The beds are so comfy. Shower is powerful. Everything you need....

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alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your staying in our home: we are happy to read that you had a pleasant time here and enjoyed the fine services of our staff and the particular location of our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Best regards, Alberto S.

Atlanta, GA
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We are a couple in our 60s and well traveled. Hotel Piroscafo has a unique location at the foot of Lake Garda. NO ON SITE PARKING. Drive up to the hotel, dash inside to get a permit to place on your dashboard while you go back inside to register. Study up on a satellite view of maps to get familiar...

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alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

We thank you for your nice feedback and hope to welcome you once again on our lake in the nearest future. Best regards, Alberto S.

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 21, 2016

This small and friendly hotel is deffinately worth booking. The location is perfect two minutes from the ferry and bus stop, 15 minutes from the train station. The views are idilic and the main square is a stone throw from the hotel. Don't stress about paying extra for a water view as they have a shared balcony open until 8pm...

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alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing the details of your experience at HP. We are happy to hear that you had a pleasant time with us and enjoyed the fine services of our staff and the particular location of our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Best regards, Alberto S.

Reviewed September 18, 2016

After 3 nights in Venice we were more than ready for some relaxation and boy we got it. We chose to transfer by train which was so easy and a really good experience. Desenzano is the most picturesque resort you can imagine at the very south end of the lake with the marina and the old port which is overlooked...

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alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

We thank you for your review (o feedback) and hope to welcome you once again in our home in the nearest future. Best regards, Alberto S.

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Reviewed September 16, 2016

great location in Desenzano del garda, next to the boat pier. somewhat dated facilities with a long confusing walk from our room to the entrance. very good breakfast with a fantastic view. parking available for a price and it's fairly far from the hotel

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alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback! We hope to welcome you once again in our home in the nearest future. Best regards, Alberto S.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ownership and the management of the Hotel Piroscafo by the Segattini family originates at the early part of the last century. At that time transport on the lake was by sailboats which could enter into the harbour. Travellers found accommodation and food in the hostelry known as Locanda Stella. The final renovation of the building was carried out at the start of the 1980's and the business took on the present characteristics, that of an hotel in a central location with a view of the quaint old harbour. It is of particular delight to those visitors who wish to stay in the traditional centre of Desenzano, taking advantage of the comforts that only the centre can offer: proximity to shops, restaurants and bars, the port and the other amenities of a typical small lakeside town. From the terrace on the first floor one has a privileged view of the main square of the town and guests may relax or sun bathe there, taking advantage of the bar service or the shows and concerts organised by the town council in the evenings during summer. The Hotel is equipped with a lift that serves nearly all rooms: only a few rooms need to be accessed by the stairs.The rooms are soberly furnished with modern and linear furnishings, equipped with colour SAT TV, direct telephone line, safe, air conditioning and internet Wi-Fi connection. All rooms are equipped with private bathroom, with shower or bath tube and hairdryer. Some have a small exclusive balcony with view on the harbour or direct access to the communal terrace situated on the first floor, and they could be booked on request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Piroscafo

Address: Via Porto Vecchio 11, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Province of Brescia > Desenzano Del Garda
Price Range: $111 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Piroscafo 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Hotel Piroscafo Desenzano Del Garda, Lake Garda, Italy
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“Check around your room to be sure it is satisfactory before unpacking. This is in case you'd like to switch.”
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 of 5 bubbles Col_Tomb, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
“Would check room accessibility if disabled as lift only went to first floor”
 of 5 bubbles maxines80, Sep 21, 2016 | Read review
“harbour view”
 of 5 bubbles enncle, Jul 31, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 3 & 4 get use of a large communial terrace after 8pm is exclusive use. All other front rooms have balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles gas700girl, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“Best views are from the front rooms”
 of 5 bubbles julier125, Jul 15, 2016 | Read review
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