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Hotel Garni Rivabella au Lac

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly, very clean and very satisfactory. If you are looking for 5 star luxury, try another place. If you ant a good view, good service and a great breakfast, this is the place for you. A bit noisy street wise, otherwise nice. Also no restaurant.

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Small privately owned hotel that puts customer service top of the list. The rooms are excellent with fantastic views and the breakfast was a treat. It's not 5 star luxury with all the trimmings and doesn't pretend to be but I would thoroughly recommend this hotel. An example of customer service was the owner moving his car out of his... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

From the moment one steps foot in this little private hotel, one feels looked after. The position is just to the south of the town on the main road and the delightful garden has paths which wind their way down to the lake side so one can enjoy the plants, sun or bathe in the lake. Breakfast is served on... More 

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Ugo Q, Proprietario at Hotel Garni Rivabella au Lac, responded to this review

Thank you so much, for us is a pleasure and an honor able to meet the needs of our guests. Thanks for your visit and hope to see you soon. More 

Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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97 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

You can't beat the location of this super clean, family-owned, 3-star hotel; it's only a stone's throw away from the main thoroughfare in Brissago, bus service, lakeside promenade, local restaurants/cafes, and boat access to major attractions in Ticino (Cannobio market, Isole di Brissago, Borremeo Islands, etc). Simply appointed, the rooms offer spectacular views of Laggo Maggiore. Hotel guests also have... More 

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Ugo Q, Proprietario at Hotel Garni Rivabella au Lac, responded to this review

Thank you so much we are fortunate to work in a beautiful place and to love our work. It is a great joy to know that this passion is perceived by our guests. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This was our first visit to this hotel. The staff was helpful and kind when we arrived, there were plenty of brochures in the lobby for ideas of what to do in town. The location is great! We were only a 10 minute drive away from everything that we wanted to see! The view from our bedroom window was fantastic!... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Rivabella au lac is an excellent location on the Lago Maggiore with a very helpfull owner, great breakfast served outside whenever possible, beautifull gardens leading to beach, magnificent scenery, We will certainly come again.

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Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is the 3rd time we have stayed at the Rivabella au Lac and each time surpasses the last. The very warm welcome from Ugo Quaglia, the spotlessly clean, simply furnished rooms with lovely views over the garden to the lake all combine to offer a wonderful long or short break in Tessin. Breakfast, served by charming, local staff on... More 

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Ugo Q, Owner at Hotel Garni Rivabella au Lac, responded to this review

Thank you very much, to learn that our guests are happy with our work encourages us to try to improve. Also my English .... maybe More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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89 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This was our second visit to this hotel and one of many to quiet and pretty little Brisaggo. while the hotel is right on a busy main road, its design means that most rooms face the lake and traffic noise is almost non-existent. The views over Lago Maggiore and onto the Italian shores are stunning, both from the front-facing bedrooms... More 

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Ugo Q, Manager at Hotel Garni Rivabella au Lac, responded to this review

Thanks! We love our work. Knowing that our guests see the love we put in the conduct of our hotel is a great joy for us. PS: with pleasure aspect a copy of the book signed by the author. More 

Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Lago Maggiore is a lovely lake of considerable size and the village of Brissago is located on the Swiss side of the border to Italy. Hotel Rivabella was built as a hotel in the 19th century and has a strong historic flair with a well kept subtropical garden on the lakefront (private beach for swimming in chilly but clean waters)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We (2 couples) thought the hotel was wonderful! The location is simply superb, the garden most certainly the highlight, the service immaculate and friendly. Thank goodness, breakfast was served at the table (the menu extensive) and not subject of a horrendous "buffet". Such service is extremely rare and accordingly welcome! The English couple would have appreciated tea-making facilities in the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The position is magnificient: directly on the Lago Maggiore whose powerful wash of the waves untrained ears might mistake for the rush of the sea. And the absolutely clear and clean water makes bathing a temptation hard to resist. The terraced palm grove sloping down to the lake is one of the most beautiful of the whole "Verbano". The house is personally run by the owner. Breakfast is served at the table, in fine weather, on the beautiful terrace overlooking the lake.Room have private toilet, shower, radio and telephone. Television is in the living room. Free of charge WI-Fi is available in the entire hotel. Meadows for sunbathing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Garni Rivabella au Lac

Address: via R. Leoncavallo 43, Brissago 6614, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Brissago
Price Range: $150 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Garni Rivabella au Lac 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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