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Hotel La Darsena
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Tremezzina
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed September 14, 2012

I spent two days at La Darsena during a business trip to Tremezzo/Lenno. The hotel is lovely and the terrace a wonderful place where to have breakfast/dinner or even work if you must ! ( I did).
The staff is friendly and helpful. Rooms are good size, same for the bathroom. Breakfast is nice considering you are in a country where breakfast is always poor. Unfortunately I had no chance to dine on the terrace, but all the locals said they serve delicious food.
The only complaint I have to mention is that my room and the bathroom had no proper windows but only skylight windows, I felt uncomfortable not having the chance to look outside. When asked if the attic rooms are cheaper I was told that they have same rate. Frankly I believe they should cost less and that guests should be informed before booking.

Room Tip: Avoid the attic rooms ! They only have skylight windows. Lake view room rates apparently are the sam...
  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled on business
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Reviewed September 13, 2012

We picked this Hotel after reading other reviews and have to say glad we did it was just magnificent .Our room 105 was in the middle of the 5 with Balconies and set right on the lake.
All the staff and very helpful and friendly the Breakfast was well worth getting up for as great selection and how often do you eat breakfast sitting on Lake Como the restaurant at night where we ate for our last night their was excellent.Rooms are big and spacious and quiet.The Tremezzo Ferry erminal is about a 2 minute walk just double check with the ticket seller to confirm time table and Villa de Balbianello is well worth a visit if you are their on a Sunday as you can only visit with a tour.

Room Tip: The Rooms with Balconies a must
  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank mwhit
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Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

We recently stayed at the Darsena for a weeks holiday in early Sept. and what a great hotel this is, both in location and service/hospitality. We managers were always pleasant and made us feel very welcome.

We can't praise this hotel enough. A must if you want to stay in Tremezzo.

  • Stayed: September 2012
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Thank Andy_Wilson_Wilmslow
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Reviewed September 10, 2012

The La Darsena Hotel is beautifully situated at the side of Lake Como, it simply couldn't be in a better position. We had one of the lake view rooms with a balcony and it was very special to open the doors of the balcony and to be looking straight out over the lake. The hotel is easy to get to from Como, we took the C10 bus on the way there and the fast ferry on the way back. I definitely recommend the fast ferry, it was much more comfortable and didn't cost that much more (about 15 euros each). The bus stops outside the hotel and the ferry arrives 100 yards down the road, so very convenient. Our room was lovely and quite spacious. I think it is important to remember though that this is a 3 star hotel. It is an exceptionally good one but you are not going to get the facilities of a 4 star. I confess I would have liked to have tea and coffee making facilities in the room and some comfortable seating. The bathroom was clean and modern. Room cleaning was carried out very well every day. Besides the wonderful lake views, I consider that the best thing about the hotel was the fabulous restaurant. It certainly wasn't cheap, but the food was absolutely excellent and the restaurant was always busy, both with hotel residents and people coming from other hotels etc. Breakfast was also very good, not a huge variety of foods, but plentiful and of good quality. Do try the home made jams, which were brilliant. As others have said, the staff at this hotel are extremely pleasant and eager to help in any way. Some of the large hotels may have more in the way of room facilities, but La Darsena more than holds its own in terms of location, service and its restaurant.

Room Tip: It would have to be a lake view room every time for me. It would be such a shame to stay here and no...
  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 5, 2012

Beautiful room with breakfast. Stayed for 2 nights. Had dinner here on the balcony on the water. Delicious food and beautifully presented. Will definitely stay here again when we return next year for a longer stay. Ferry is in walking distance as is Villa Carlotta. Friendly and informative owners. The Lake is truly heaven on earth.

Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
Thank Anna_Ava
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

We had a wonderful stay here after a hellish experience at the Milan airport where our passports were lost or stolen. The hotel staff and owner worked so hard helping us to contact police and airlines to find our passports. We were so grateful.

The hotel is lovely and extremely clean and modernized but without losing any old world charm. Comfortable beds, nice bathrooms, and the restaurant.... oh the restaurant! The pasta made my husband nearly cry.

Room Tip: ask for a lake view room. even the attic ones on the lake side are lovely. the street side is a li...
  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

Delightful little hotel with an excellent restaurant and great views over the lake. Run by 2 brothers and nothing is too much trouble. The room was comfortable and well cleaned. We had a lovely stay and wish we could have stayed longer. A evening meal in the restaurant 1 evening is also recommended, it is clearly 1 of the popular places to eat locally - excellent food.

Room Tip: Ask for side/ lake view room
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Address: Via Regina, 3, 22016 Tremezzina, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Tremezzina
Amenities:
Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Tremezzina
Price Range: $114 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Darsena 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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