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Hotel Argegno
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Argegno
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Kortrijk, Belgium
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“Very friendly”
Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Staff was very friendly. Good Pizzeria! We were able to consume our breakfast outside, wich was very great! Breakfast was some small ciabatta breads, with cheese,yoghurt, fruit juice,... Nice bathroom and good beds. Not too warm, and with a magnificent view on the lake!

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Norway
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Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

Located by the piazza, half way from menaggio to como in the cozy village agegno. Great service, but a bit old hotel. As it was very cold while we were there I wished the hotel had duvets and not onöu blankets... But the breakfast made up for it, as did the service.

Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Aalst, België
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

Spacious room and large bathroom.
We stayed on the 2nd floor with a great view on the lake.
The rooms could use some better darkening; and a more modern face-lift. It all looks a bit 'old-fashioned'.
Towels are clean but they don't smell clean (vinegar) and instead of blankets (dusty and not ideal for people with allergies !) I would start using continental quilts.
At night the rooms were very chilly/cold, no heating and since the weather wasn't that great (<17°) we could have used it.
Breakfast was OK, though make sure you don't arrive too late because then is not a lot of choice left.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Manchester UK
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Reviewed July 26, 2013

The hotel was our base for 5 nights some years ago. We really enjoyed our stay & made a point of returning this time just for dinner. In the end we enjoyed 2 lovely meals there & some of the nicest steak anywhere in the world. The hotel is directly opposite the ferry stop & in the heart of the village. The service was excellent & the owners are really welcoming. Argegno is developing in a very measured & sensible way - not too brash or overwhelming. We will certainly return.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Guadalajara,Mexico
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

This small village,with a boat dock for the ferries, is very small and compact.
The hotel is reasonably priced for its location;we would have liked the staff to be friendlier and know some English or Spanish or German.
There are good restaurants close by and the morning breakfast in this hotel was very good.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Auckland
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

This was our 2nd trip to the Como area. We previously stayed in the excellent hotel Centrale in Bellagio, but decided to stay in Argegno this time for a change.

The hotel is right opposite the ferry terminal (we arrrived from Como via the fast ferry).
We stayed 2 nights in a standard room, which was pleasant enough, if lacking some charm. Fortunately our room had a balcony view of the lake, which made up for the basic decor. The bathroom was spacious and fairly modern. The rooms are situated above the restaurant, so you have to walk through the restaurant. At times the noise and smoke from the restaurant wafted upstairs. The atmosphere of this place was more like a boarding house rather than a hotel. Breakfast was basic but okay. Because of the smokiness in the restaurant we ate instead at the cafe next door (left hand side as you exit) and enjoyed the meals there.
We also had afternoon coffee at the Belvedere Hotel just down the road, we were the only ones there, and were served complimentary snacks - wonderful!

Argegno is a very small quiet place, very relaxing, and easy to walk around in less than an hour. It doesn't feel touristy, but there is not that much to explore and see. We took the cable car up to Pigra, the view was fine, but Pigra itself was rather underwhelming.

Because Argegno is not as popular, there are less ferries arriving and departing, so on a Saturday morning, there was only 1 ferry to Bellagio (around 10.30), so you lose a portion of your day. If you don't have that long in Como, we would definitely recommend staying in Bellagio or Varenna, they are more charming and have much better ferry access, which will enable you to see and do more. Don't miss the Villa Melzi garden in Bellagio.

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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San Diego, California, United States
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Reviewed April 7, 2012

We just returned from our 3 night stay at Lake Como. This is a fantastic value hotel located in a small town 20~30min north of Como by car. There are plenty of free parking in front of town church which is 40meters away from hotel. We enjoyed the lake side short walk everyday to our car. The parking lot in front of hotel is free to park after 10pm to before 8am. The ferry stop is just right outside across the main street from the hotel if you don't have a car.


When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised with how new the hotel and the room looked. The hotel is freshly painted inside and out. Except for the old TV (but hey, who needs to watch TV when you got a view of Lake Como), our lake facing balcony room looked like new with new blanket and clean bathroom. The window seemed very thick but we can still hear some road noise. It is not a problem for us to fall asleep but if you're a light sleeper, i would recommend earplug. If you stay in this hotel, remember to try their pizza. Its the best we had in our 14 day Italy trip. Their menu contains full three pages of pizza selection that explains how serious they are about their pizza.


It is a family owned and run establishment. One of the manager, Paolo, is very friendly and helpful who gave us tips with where to go and very responsive to our requests.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Argegno
Address: Via Milano 14, 22010 Argegno, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Argegno
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Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Argegno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Argegno 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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