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“Worn out, needs renovation” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel Concorde
Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Arona
Beijing, China
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203 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Worn out, needs renovation”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This hotel has wonderful views of the lake which would probably be the end of the list of positive features.
Not very convenient to the shops or restaurants as there is only a very skinny sidewalk along a solid rock wall and very busy road. Not fun on a rainy day. We visited the free breakfast once, prefer to pay to get something better. Terrible coffee.
The rooms are very worn, furniture all scratched and in bad shape. The TV is only a small computer monitor and the shower stall is the smallest I've ever used. I'm not a big guy but I couldn't wash without constantly banging my elbows.

The lobby was equally worn out but at least the staff are friendly and helpful.


  • Stayed January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Barga, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

we stayed one night in room 446; it is a small room; the furniture is a bit out of fashion; there is a view on the lake, but limited because of cement wall on the balcony; there is the noise of the main road below, even with triple glazing; we heard lots of noises from nearby rooms, including one drunken guy shouting in the middle of the night; breakfast is ok; we paid 140 EUR, and I think we should have negociated the price down to 80 EUR, or continued on the road north along the lake: next day we saw plenty more places (in Meina and further on) that looked like a better choice; the service is somewhat anonymous; the mattress was made of two parts, and the pillow insufficient...

Room Tip: rooms on the back have no view on the lake, but at least they might be quiet...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank bianches
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Paris, France
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Stayed in room 230 for one night : TO BE AVOIDED. Staff was nice but the hotel is old and ugly. The bathroom was disguting... definitly not worth the price. Te location is convenient but on the main road...

Room Tip: AVOID ROOM 230 ! Request the highest floor possible.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Stayed here on business for four weeks. Very clean and comfortable hotel. Friendly and helpful staff. The restaurant serves some excellent food in the evening. Breakfast is a typical European buffet that I cant get excited about. The views of the lake and mountains are outstanding. The WiFi isn't the most reliable but free nor the air conditioning but then after travelling to Italy on a few occasions I've come to expect this from tired Italian hotels. The gym is what I can only describe as terrible, the equipment is very outdated what's left of it anyway.
But all said I would be more than happy to return.

Room Tip: Ask for a forward facing room over looking the lake and mountains.
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Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
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Sao Paulo, SP
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194 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I love staying at Hotel Concorde because of the wonderful views of Lake Magggiore. It's a 5-min walk from here to the town.
The beds are not very comfortable and the pillows are hard. But it's a clean place and the shower is good!

  • Stayed July 2013, 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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Thank Alaget
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Stayed here for 5 weeks recently, and as a hotel, I have stayed in worse. It is functional, and does the job, but is 'quirky'!

The room I stayed in was comfy, with a double bed, Sky TV, fridge (asked reception to remove all chargeable contents on day one), bath/shower and a room safe. Wifi was available free of charge throughout the hotel. I also had a balcony facing the lake, with views that were superb!

Not too sure on the functionality of the safe, as it wasn't open, and wasn't bolted down, so could be removed with ease from the room.

There were numerous (I am assuming light) switches next to the bed - after much experimentation I could only find one that worked.

The Sky TV is cranky, sometimes refusing to play at all, other times very good.

The WiFi is intermittent, and reception ranged from really good to pathetically poor.

I did use the laundry service whilst staying, and if you tell reception you have laundry as you leave the hotel then normally it will be returned that same evening.

The hotel also advertised a gym/fitness suite - which - if you are that way inclined - is not to be relied upon. It was in a poor state of repair, and the swimming pool was also closed. DO NOT rely on the photos on the website!

The bar/restaurant was very good, the food from the restaurant very good. In fact I recently emailed the hotel for a recipe from the restaurant, the request for which the chef was more than happy to oblige with.

In terms of location, it is a 5 minute walk from Arona town along a busy road, but also offers its own car park, so is extremely handy if you have a vehicle, and don't wish to try your luck finding one of the parking bays in town if you stay elsewhere.

The hotel staff are all friendly, can (mainly) speak good English, and are more than happy to assist /help where required.

Overall the hotel is a conundrum, some things good, other things not so good (but not bad)!

Would I stay here again? Having stayed elsewhere in Arona, I think yes!

Room Tip: Request Lake View - you won't regret it!
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 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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Thank Leg2ion
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Lymm, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Business trip, hotel is definately showing its age. Rooms are ok, but dated, Wifi a bit hit and miss, SKY tv in the rooms, forget it, it doesn't work. Lake view rooms are well worth the stay. Easy walk into Arona, great bars and restaurants. Pretty good value for money overall.

Room Tip: Lake view room a must
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank Rattler52
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Property: Hotel Concorde
Address: Via Verbano 1, Arona, Italy
Location: Italy > Piedmont > Lake Maggiore > Arona
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Arona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Concorde 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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