We stayed at Madoninna for a week in the mid of August 2013. It is a beautiful place a couple of minutes from the motorway, ideal for a stop over or even better for a week of wonderful holidays. You can choose between the morbide charme of the old albergho or the New York Loft style of the new building where they have a lovely roof terrace with a small but very refreshing swimming pool. Great views from the terrace over the hillside.
We stayed a the modern building, huge room with two queensize beds, nice bathroom and air conditioning. everything was clean though of course a lot of concrete, wood, and minimal style like I mentioned a bit meatpacking district boutique style.
Madonnina is famous for weddings and other events, they have the perfect party locations.
The owners Roberto and Carla are the best. They are full of heartwarming hospitality and you happen to feel like in family. Also the other service staff was very friendly and helpful.
The food was delicious. I lived for two years in Italy and therefore know to differentiate between true Italian cuisine and Tourist Staff. here you get genuine Italian food, always fresh and always home made. Usually I do not care for dessert, but here the pasticciere was wonderful. Also Pasta, Meat and Fish were of the utmost quality.
I can highly recommend staying at Madonnina and we will surely return. It is a great place just 10 minutes from Foxtown (for shopping) twenty minutes from Lake Como and an Hour from Milan. So there is a lot to see and to do. But if you rest on the beautiful roof terrace you suddenly forget about shopping and Sightseeing.
Grazie Carla, grazie Roberto
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- An ancient post house, is situated in Cantello, an italian/Suisse border town near Varese and a quater of an hour away from Lugano and Como and a hour of Milan.Its interesting geographinc position places this establishment between natural green parks and the blues of numerous lakes in the Alpine Foothills : Lakes Lugano and Como , Varese and Maggiore :not only greenery but also intertaiment fun parks , swimmingpools, golf-clubs ,popular sales outlets ans shopping malls.And for art lovers local area offers interesting cultural sites such als Castelseprio , Castiglione Olona and Sacro Monte and the villas and gardens of Varese and its province.It's ideal for a little break before setting out for italian destinations of world interest as well as beinga crossroads of flavors . Culture and scenic beauty typical of the region which the Albergo Madonnina invites you to enjoy to through its special offer ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Madonnina Albergo Ristorante Cantello, Italy - Province Of Varese