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“Wonderful location, good option in Desenzano”
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Hotel Vittorio
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Reviewed October 5, 2013

Stayed here end of June. It was a really nice choice. Our room had a great lake view, and it was really spacious. The bathroom was also clean and big, although it could do some with maintenance although at the end more than one light spots didn't work, and there were 2 shower batteries in the tube, but one was broken. The place was a bit pricey, but it is the case everywhere in Italy, especially places around Garda are expensive. The parking was out of the hotel, but the price was fine. Short walk. The location is great, right on the lake, short walk from all the major sights in Desenzano, and next to old port, with plenty of nice dinning options and great view. The staff was really pleasant and kind, and the breakfast was really nice, with good hot and cold options, one of the best that we had in Italy ever. If you want good location, nice view, fine comfort -nothing too luxury and affordable prices (not cheap, but fair), this is a place for you. Would come back

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Feha
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ilaria p, Proprietario at Hotel Vittorio, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2013

thank you for being our guest and for the kind words of appreciation and the suggestions for improving . We will do our best to do it.
We hope to meet you again in the future.
Arrivederci !
Ilaria

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Reviewed September 28, 2013

Well arriving at the hotel was a worry as we had waited at the station for a taxi for quite some time . Need not have worried as we received a very warm welcome and a great room on the second floor with stunning views over the lake . The staff were so helpfull with boat and bus times and anything else we wanted . A highlight for us were the conversations we had with Ambrogio the evening receptionist he sent us to great resturants and I would have loved more time to chat about the history of the area . Anyway off you go and enjoy !

Room Tip: The three bedded for same price but more space
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Mary Paula W
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ilaria p, Proprietario at Hotel Vittorio, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2013

dear madams


thank you for compliments, it was nice to have you as our guests and we hope to meet you again in the future.

A special greeting from Ambrogio , Ilaria and all the staff

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Reviewed September 25, 2013

Me & my wife recently stayed in this hotel & it was a truly pleasant experience. We requested a room with a lakeview at the very top floor & it was granted. The view of the lake was lovely and the sight of the sun rising over the lake each morning was simply beautiful.

The hotel sits across from the harbour, making it very easy to hop on to a boat & visit the rest of the lake. It is also centrally located and is very close to excellent restaurants.

We found all the hotel staff to be very helpful with anything we needed. We will certainly be staying here again the next time we visit Desanzano.

Mr. & Mrs.Ward from UK.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Thank woody1978wardy
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ilaria p, Proprietario at Hotel Vittorio, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2013

Dear Mr and Mrs Ward

we remember you well and we are happy to know you had a nice time in our hotel.

Thank you for beeing our guest and we hope to see you again
Arrivederci a Desenzano !
Ilaria and the staff

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Reviewed September 19, 2013

We booked the hotel based on previous reviewers and the process was quite easy with booking.com. Emailed the manager to request room above 1st floor and he kindly replied to confirm this. Room was actually 406 on top floor with terrace/balcony and this was ideal with superb views. Pleasant sitting out with an evening drink! Arrived on Sunday pm and road in front of hotel was closed one way near ferry terminal so had to do a detour to find other way in. This is normal for Sundays so beware if arriving by car.
Receptionist very helpful when checking in and gave us discounted ticket for underground car park 5 minute walk away. 9 Euros a day parking but no alternative really.
The hotel is a little dated but has been modernised in the foyer where free wi-fi can be found aswell as good reception in room.
Excellent choices for breakfast, hot and cold, with drinks being served by the busy staff and replenishments of food being continual.
Hotel Vittorio is ideally situated on the front and close to a wide range of shops, restaurants and interesting sights. Ferry terminal is one minute away! The Tuesday market sets up slap bang in front of the hotel, stretching both ways and by 3pm all is cleared and streets cleaned!
We enjoyed Desenzano and found it a good base for touring round the lake or ferry-hopping to other resorts.

Room Tip: Rooms on 1st and 4th floors have terraces/balconies while 2/3 floors have small balconies. Seemingl...
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank phil1949_11
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ilaria p, Proprietario at Hotel Vittorio, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2013

thank you for beeing our guest and for the nice review about the hotel and our town.
We hope to meet you again.
best regards

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Reviewed September 16, 2013

This hotel is right on the harbour and is perfectly located for everything, not far from the train station and very close to where can catch the boat for trips around the lake. Plenty of restaurants nearby, room was clean and a good size. Only criticism is that location of our room (by the small harbour area) meant it was a little noisy at night due to closeness to all restaurants, our room also had very poor wi-fi service. Breakfast is very good with a lot of choice.

Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

We chose this hotel purely for its location, it was our wedding anniversary so upgraded room. I had arranged champagne to be in the room on arrival.

We were a little early at the hotel and on arrival, the receptionist told my husband that the champagne wasn't ready and wouldn't be long. (Bang went the surprise !) We waited for over an hour for it to arrive once in room and gave up waiting as we wanted to explore area, so told reception we would be back at 5, arrived back at hotel just after and still no champagne in room around half hr later it arrived with a bowl of strawberries. Kind of went past the stage of actually wanting it by then.

Our room was ok, the shower had mold on it and the tray that holds the toiletries had fallen off and was on the shower tray.

The plug socket in the room under the table was literally hanging out, the balcony was dirty to the point that there was a metal can that had been left behind on it.


Location wise hotel is perfect, short walk to ferry stop, and restaurants/shops etc.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank MicMar
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ilaria p, Proprietario at Hotel Vittorio, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2013

Dear Madams and Sirs

thank you for being our guests !

Sorry that champagne in the room was not a surprise for your wife but you arrived really very early , in the morning and rooms are available from 13 , sometimes also before.
We usually do not serve champagne for breakfast and it is not possible to put a bottle in the room too much in advance , we put it in an ice bucket and for one hour it is ok but more you will find just a bowl of water instead of ice ! Becouse of this we prefer to serve it with fresh fruits when you are in the room ( it is a surprise also in this case ! why not ? ), it not possible for us to know when you arrive, when you go out or come back and so on, this is an hotel not a college. We also didn't know you do not like strawberry, sorry for this , we always serve champagne with fresh strawberry and poeple usually appreciate this, sorry you was so disappointed for this , may be you are allergic ? If you told us before it was not a problem for us to serve something else .If you found something broken in the room you had just to tell us and we always repair it as soon as we know. Sometimes guests do not pay so much attention to Hotel's things and do not use them correctely , so may happen that they break something but is not a problem for us to repair it !!
Nevertheless I hope you had a nice time in our town and a romantic anniversary watching the sunset on the lake drinking finally a glass of good champagne with your wife on the balcony !!

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Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

We loved our stay at Hotel Vittorio, the room was at the top floor with a really nice bathroom and a lovely terace and amazing views of the lake and montain. The breakfast was nice and plenty of choises.
A great hotel with lovely views!!

  • Stayed: June 2013
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Address: Via Porto Vecchio 4, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Province of Brescia > Desenzano Del Garda
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 41 Hotels in Desenzano Del Garda
Price Range: $107 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Vittorio 3*
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Vittorio enjoys a wonderful position in front of Desenzano's harbour and Lake Garda. Rooms are tastefully furnished, offer nice views, and include air conditioning and a satellite TV. All rooms of the Vittorio offer free Wi-Fi. Some overlook the historic centre and the harbor, some feature a balcony with a view of the lake. Vittorio Hotel serves a varied buffet breakfast. ... more   less 
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Hotel Vittorio Desenzano Del Garda, Lake Garda, Italy

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