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Hotel Piroscafo

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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128 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to stay, right in the middle of Desenzano, great views, two minute tops to the Lake, great restaurants all around. Good strolling area. Clean and tidy. Not modern. Quietly helpful staff. Not expensive. If you are not after flash then this is the best in town.

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1 Thank FrankandTonia
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. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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624 reviews
111 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 879 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my partner and I stayed here 2nights while on a road trip around Italy. we booked for price and location. reception staff very friendly. parking is away from hotel, but when driving you can pull outside hotel and then staff give you directions when booking in. rooms were small and basic. maybe need a little refurbishment but it does have... More 

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2 Thank enncle
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 read 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. More 

Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I didn't stay at the Hotel Piroscafo, I visited the cafe bar there several times to enjoy an Aperol Spritz aperitif overlooking the old harbour in the evening sun. They served an excellent assortment of nibbles (pizza, potato chips and olives) with the aperitif. I found it the best value in Desenzano. Thoroughly recommended.

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Thank Elizabeth D
alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel Piroscafo, responded to this review

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

Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England
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55 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Husband and I spent seven nights at the Hotel Piroscafo on a return visit. We had previously stayed at this hotel in 2012 and, therefore, requested the same room on the 3rd Floor which was in a quiet part of the hotel. The staff were very happy to please and we were once again in Room 31. Both the... More 

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4 Thank Janet23
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. More 

Parzanica, Italy
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location is perfect with a nice view directly to a small bay area with bay surrounded by restaurants. Parking around 500 m away in a indoor garage for a reasonable fee. Breakfast was disaster. Cheese was sweating, the ham smelled sour, the milk was warm and the coffee of poor taste.

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

We are really sorry to hear you have been disappointed about the services offered by our hotel. Your opinion could help us to improve ourselves. Thank you for your comment. Best regards, More 

Bristol
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30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Top location, couldn't have been better! Small rooms but has everything you need. Very clean. Beds made, excellently, every day. Bed a little hard. Air conditioning, which your need! Hairdryer, towels and toiletries included. Safe and tea/coffee making facilities. We had room 4 which has access to the communal terrace, but after 8pm the terrace is closed and rooms 3... More 

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

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

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We stayed in the Hotel Piroscafo for two nights whilst we were exploring the south of Lake Garda and it is a perfect spot! The hotel is right on the harbour front and it was lovely enjoying breakfast looking out at this pretty scene. Everyone at the hotel was friendly and helpful and our room was spacious and modern. The... More 

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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. More 

Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This hotel is situated in a perfect location, I so enjoyed my breakfast in the morning sitting on the side of the harbour and there are many shops, restaraunts and bars nearby. The room was small but comfortable and being at the back very quiet, we didnt have the lovely view you get from the front rooms, but there is... More 

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

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

Wigmore, Kent
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Last visited here June 2013. Always a concern when you revisit a place that has excellent memories - no need to worry as we were not disappointed at all. The standards were the same as before, perhaps a bit higher with the refurbishment. The Owner/Manager and all the staff are helpful and friendly. The Hotel location is unbeatable in Desenzano.-... More 

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

We thank you for your beautiful and detailed review that give a perfect idea about the Hotel Piroscafo and surroundings ... we hope to welcome you once again on our lake in the nearest future. Best regards, Alberto S. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

My daughter stayed at this hotel for 1 week booked through Expedia online and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at this small but very friendly hotel. The location couldn't have been better, in the centre of Desenzano right by the old harbour, just beautiful to look at any time, morning or evening from our small but adequate balcony overlooking all the... More 

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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. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $93 - $144 (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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