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In Riva al Lago Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 60 Como B&B and Inns
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

Three of us spent a few days in Milan before coming up to explore Lake Como. The hostel is the perfect place to do so. Close to the main town square and where the boats depart and also a 2 min walk from the funicular railway. Clean rooms and bathrooms and all at a very reasonable price. Includes a decent breakfast. Highly recommend to all.

Room Tip: Try to avoid a room overlooking the front as can be noisy in the morning with road cleaners/ buses.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled solo
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suiteh, Manager at In Riva al Lago Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2013

We couldn’t have said it better ourselves! In Riva al Lago is the perfect place to stay when exploring the Lake Como area. We are conveniently located to train, bus, cable car and water transportation. Additionally, our guests can always depend on the cleanliness of our rooms and facilities. Thank you so much for your review! We hope you’ll visit us again soon and stay connected with us on Facebook.

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Reviewed September 12, 2013

The best hostel I have stayed in. Room rate included an excellent buffet breakfast (croissants, bread, cold cuts, cheese, cereal, good coffee, etc etc). Very reasonable room rates, clean rooms which were tidied every day. Good shared shower facilities and air conditioning. The hostel also runs a restaurant/bar (where breakfast is served) that serves decent food, wide range of beers and bottles of wine for 10 euros. Shared bathrooms are well kept and modern, hostel is a stone's throw from the lake and next to the local rail stations Como Nord Lago (or a short 15 minute walk from Como S. Giovanni). Mario who runs the show speaks good English and is very friendly.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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suiteh, Manager at In Riva al Lago Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2013

Thank you this review and your kind comments. We’re so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We take a lot of pride in keeping our rooms and facilities in tip-top shape and appreciate your comments. Plus, as you mentioned, our breakfast buffet is always delicious! We want to remind everyone that we serve our buffet breakfast only during the summer (from June-September). But, our restaurant/snack bar operates April - February. We invite you to stay in touch with us via our Facebook page and post any pictures you might like to share. Please come visit us again soon!

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Reviewed September 8, 2013

I stayed here as a single traveller in August 2013 and found the room really clean, the bunk bed was comfortable and the shared bathroom was modern and very clean. The staff was friendly and the breakfast was delicious.
My only concern was that I didn't feel really comfortable in the area after dark, on my own. I would think as I single female travelling, this is worth thinking about.
Otherwise, it is a good location for the attractions of Lake Como, for catching the boats and for the Funicular.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled solo
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suiteh, Manager at In Riva al Lago Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. You made some very good points of which we would like to address.

We’re glad you found our room really clean and the bed comfortable. We take pride in our clean, comfortable budget accommodations. We’re also happy that you found our staff and the breakfast to your liking as well. Our location is one of the best in Como – only steps from the boat dock that can take you to the many enchanting villages of Lake Como, and steps to the cable car that takes you up to Brunate to get a breathtaking birds-eye view of the lake.

The safety and security of our guests is very important to us. Did you know that we have 23 security cameras installed in and around our property? However, we understand your point about walking alone on the street after dark. Como is a vibrant city and many people remain outdoors very late. We would like to remind our guests to be cautious wherever they vacation. No special precautions are required in Como as it is considered a safe place – even after dark.

Please come back to visit us – and bring a friend!

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Reviewed September 5, 2013

We felt very welcomed and staying at the guesthouse is worth while. The breakfast is good and offers a great variety of choice, we especially loved the brie and mozzerella. From the guesthouse you can make a beautiful walk around the lake and explore Como. The rooms are nice and clean, airco works great and we slept very well. Thanks for the stay!

  • Stayed: August 2013
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suiteh, Public Relations Manager at In Riva al Lago Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2013

Thanks so much for your review! We loved having you stay with us and look forward to your next visit. We take pride in our clean accommodations and have received many compliments on our buffet breakfast. Again, thank you for your comments and please come see us again. We’re waiting for you.

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Nice B&B at a good location, close to boardwalk and funicular (gorgeous views on the lake from Brunate). We stayed there 1 night last summer with friends during our trip around Italy. Nice and clean room, shared bathroom was clean as well. Very good breakfast, the best I had in Italy. The stuff was really nice, helped us with parking. They also have a little restaurant downstairs with very tasty food and good prices, it is worth trying. Highly recommend this place!

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with friends
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suiteh, Public Relations Manager at In Riva al Lago Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2013

Thank you for your wonderful review! We loved having you and hope you and your friends visit us again on you next trip to Como. Our breakfast is a big hit with most of our guests and we’re certainly glad you enjoyed it. Also, thank you for complimenting the staff. We work hard to be as helpful as possible to our guests. As you mentioned, our location is about the best you can get in Como –only 50 meters from the Como Lago Nord train station that can take you to Milan for a shopping trip or 50 meters to the boat dock that can take you up Lake Como to enjoy its beauty or, as you said, a few steps to the funicular that takes you to enjoy Brunate’s breathtaking views. Again, thank you for your kind comments and please come visit us again soon.

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Reviewed July 19, 2013

This B&B was little hard to find first but location was good. Owner was very friendly and service very good. Owner gave us also few good tips where to visit. Rooms and showers were clean and quite comfortable and there were also free wifi included. Exellent breakfast and this place is exellent value for money.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

Well a little hard to find the entrance but its basically in the middle of the El Merendero restaurant.

On arrival friendly owner greeted us and showed us to our nice clean double room with ensuite and airconditioning.

Yes there are 4 levels of stairs to the top rooms but easy if your mobile, rooms are newly decorated and spacious enough. We had a rear room looking out over neighbouring roof tops nice and quiet room G1.

Owner was very friendlyand helpful and offered advice on transport, ferries, sightseeing and even booked us a taxi to take us to the centrale station in the morning.

Yes the hotel is right near the bus station and the nord lago train station, not the giovani station, if you arrive at giovani station take the number 4 bus to lago bus station.

Would recommend this nice clean basic value for money B&B.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: Via Benedetto E Antonio Maria Crespi 4, 22100, Como, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Como
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Bar / Lounge Kitchenette Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 60 B&Bs / Inns in Como
Price Range: $51 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — In Riva al Lago Bed & Breakfast 1.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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