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Albergo Sempione
Ranked #31 of 35 Hotels in Stresa
Reviewed May 19, 2013

Just returned from holiday in Stresa, staying at this hotel. Welcome was very nice but found my room at the back of hotel really grotty. Furniture bad, walls and paintwork bad, french windows opening on to public sitting out area wouldn't lock I was not happy. Much happier when moved to a room at the front with a balcony and overlooking the lake. The furniture was still bad but the bed was comfortable. The hotel was very clean, staff were very helpful and pleasant. Breakfast was very good with plenty to set you up for the day.

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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed December 5, 2012

hotel Sempione is small but lovely, great location, we stayed here in early November, the lake-view rooms are bigger and very nice view from the window, whilst the ohers are small and basic... which is reflected on the price. Nice and helpful staff, great breakfast. good Quality/price rate. A little bit far if you walk to train sation with heavy luggage.

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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

This little hotel is in a great lakefront location toward the southern end of the Stresa promenade, only a few minutes walk into the charming town centre. We were able to park nearby for free overnight, and at a low cost in the day. We were really impressed with the friendly staff and nice breakfast buffet. The decor of the hotel is a bit tired, but the cleanliness is good and overall we found this hotel to be very good value for money.

  • Stayed: November 2012
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Reviewed October 13, 2012

The hotel is situatd in a good spot, right on the last, nice view from the window but the good things stop there. The hotel is old, not cute old, just old. Our towels were frayed and had holes in one. The carpet on the walls made it impossible for an astmatic to breathe in there and the room was so ridiculously hot it wasn't funny, but you can't open the windows at night because a million mosquitoes are waiting. The bed was uncomfortable . Service was average but even for the price and location I just couldn't stand staying another second in that room.

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

Spectacular view over the lake, right on the promenade. The rooms are small and basic but this is reflected in the price. A perfect base from which to explore the surrounding area (almost directly across the promenade from the ferry terminal) yet convenient for Malpensa airport. Very friendly and helpful staff ensured we had a very pleasant stay. I would not hesitate to return to this hotel.

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  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 25, 2012

I was there two time ...
First one with my children, in July 2011, for a backpack trip in Italie, the sempione albergo was ous first stop, and that was really fine with the 3 boys, a quite far from the train station, the hotel was on the front of the lake, and really nesar of the centrum.
Second time in July 2012, by chance we get the same room (quite funny), and my friend was agree with me, the hotel was really fine and has a very good Quality/price rate ...
And the town, the lake, the boromé Island are just beautifull ...
Perhaps, no surely, we'll go there again and again, as we are convinced ...

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 23, 2012

This hotel is right on the sea front - close to everything but yet slightly removed as it is further up the promenade. It is quiet, old style but quaint and retains its charm. Our first room wasn't great but we were moved upon request on the second morning. The rooms are small but what you are getting in return is the convenience and views afforded by a sea front location. This is definitely a budget option but the continental breakfasts and customer service first class. If you are not intending being out and about much (?!), then splurge on a room at the front with a balcony.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Albergo Sempione

Address: Corso Italia 46, 28838, Stresa, Italy
Location: Italy > Piedmont > Lake Maggiore > Stresa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 35 Hotels in Stresa
Price Range: $77 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Albergo Sempione 2*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On the shores of Lake Maggiore, 'Albergo Sempione is an excellent solution for those who want to spend their holidays in this great town. Located a few meters from the center of Stresa is directly connected with the embarkation of the Borromeo Islands. The hotel have a classic design, has a junior suite, double / twin rooms overlooking the lake view rooms and family rooms solarium. The hotel also provides a wi-fi throughout the hotel, a varied breakfast buffet, served in our dining room or on the veranda, where the predominant view of the lake with the respective islands. ... more   less 
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Albergo Sempione Stresa, Italy - Lake Maggiore

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