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“Peaceful family run spot right in the centre of Como” 4 of 5 stars
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Albergo Del Duca
Ranked #19 of 32 Hotels in Como
Certificate of Excellence
Handforth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Peaceful family run spot right in the centre of Como”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We arrived late in Como with plans to move on the next morning so with little time to spend we were looking for a centrally located spot in Como. The family run Albergo del Duca was a great find and we were offered a nice room (facing the central courtyard of the hotel and therefore nice and quiet) along with parking (in the private garage) at a reduced rate due to the late booking. The room was nicely appointed with a large bathroom and very comfy bed.
While the aircon kept things near to it (we had bought some Italian Prosciutto on our travels so wanted to keep that cool) nice and cool it was rather ineffective at cooling the room so we could probably have done with turning it off during the night for a more peaceful night's sleep. We didn't eat dinner at the restaurant attached to the hotel (also run by the family) but it was a very busy and popular spot along with the other restaurants on the Piazza. My only disappointment was the breakfast which was rather poor in its variety and quality. The next morning Andrea was very helpful in advising us on where we could look to pick up some souvenirs before setting off on our onward journey to Switzerland.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We have just stayed in this hotel for a night during our Italian sojourn. The proprietor was very friendly and helpful, provided us with parking for our car and information about the immediate area and sites to visit.

The room was large, clean and quiet. We chose to eat in the restaurant attached to the hotel as the weather packed up and we didn't want to walk round the city looking for a restaurant.


All in all if you are going to be staying in Como, and you have a car, this is the place to stay if you want an excellent 3 star. Its central location is a real bonus.

Room Tip: We stayed in a room overlooking the Piazza, but this was not a problem noise wise, so take what is o...
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Grant B
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Istanbul
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112 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at this hotel once in 2010 and twice in october 2013. We had the same consistent quality of service at all times. The town gets very quiet at nights during off season so the square where the hotel is located is the most lively place during evenings. It is also steps away from the shopping district and lake side. It takes 5 minutes to walk to the shore where you can get on boats for a short como lake tour. The rooms are very basic but clean and well maintained. It is good value. The pizzeria of the hotel is the best in town! There is parking place for an extra 10 euro per day, big convenience. While in town, we strongly recommend you take the 1 hour boat ride and take the funicular up the hill where on both cases you will experience fantastic view.
Our only feedback would be on breakfast. It can be improved as it does not do justice knowing how great food the hotel serves at lunch and dinner. Homemade jam, good cheese and eggs would be good alternatives. Still would stay here every time we come to como.
The room on the second floor which has a window overlooking the interior of the building is the best. Both the room and the bathroom are bigger.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Irvine, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We love this small hotel in the center of Como. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are very modern.
The food in the restaurant next door is great. The only thing that could be improved is the breakfast.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Keene, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Conveniently located just a few blocks from Lake Como facing Piazza Mazzini, the hotel Albergo del Duca was a great base for exploring Como, taking the ferry on the lake, riding the funicolare to Brunate, or walking along the lake shore to Villa Olma. The staff were pleasant, the room was comfortable and clean, free Wifi service was reliable, and the adjacent restaurant La Collone served excellent pizza, minestrone, pastas (primi) and fish (secondi). Our room faced the piazza, and the only problem was cigarette smoke and noise at night. Given Italian smoking habits, it’s hard to hold the hotel management responsible for that.

Room Tip: Nice view of the piazza for rooms on the front but be aware that smoke may rise from the outdoor res...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank TwoNHTeachers
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

We stayed for 4 days 3 nights. They have only 9 rooms and it's rather cosy, by the second day, the owners were quite acquainted with us and their service was very good and friendly.

However, I must say, the keys left without security was quite alarming as anyone can help themselves to the room keys.

As we stayed during winter, the room was very well heated, but I am not too sure if it will give the same feeling during summer. Anyhow, this is the place we would stay again!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Red W
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Berry, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

What a view, even my bathroom had a view over the Piazza square...
love it.....
what a treasure...

next time ask 10 euro more and make a breakfast with fresh JAMS (not from a plastic cup), real cheese (not a plastic one) and a choice of serials... an egg would be nice to if you stay 3 nights...
pls. let me pay more and pay more attention to your breakfast, then it is 100% perfecto, now 95%
grazi mille...

I will be back....

Room Tip: I am not gonna tell you, because that is my favourite room....
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank ElisaRoel
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Property: Albergo Del Duca
Address: Piazza Giuseppe Mazzini 12, 22100, Como, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Como
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 32 Hotels in Como
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated within the heart of the inner city only within a short walk of the legendary banks of the lake of Como. Albergo del Duca offers its clients the warm hospitality of a family run business along with the charm of a recently renovated XVII century building. ... more   less 
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