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...il giardino sul lago. B & B

The vista that welcomes you from 'la casa piu' bella di varenna'
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The vista that welcomes you from 'la casa piu' bella di varenna'
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The vista that welcomes you from 'la casa piu' bella di varenna'
Meet Alfie, one of your hosts!
The newly fitted shower with room for two....
including the bathroom sink....
and whirlpool bath.
The recently renovated twin room which once was part of the convent cloister.
One of the antique beds in the twin room.
An original 16th century period feature.
The romantic double room.
enjoying the breeze
The front door that leads to your private garden and lakeside mooring.
Walkway to the main terrace where your breakfast awaits.
Breathtaking views of the lake, from the end of the garden.
The only pergola view in Varenna.
Historical Varenna from the pergola.
An alpine view.
The outstanding private view of the central lake and Bellagio from your garden sun terrace.
Connecting you to the breakfast and sun terraces.
Another magnificant central lake view.
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Private Room, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Varenna, Lake Como, Lombardy
Exclusive Bed and Breakfast rooms to rent in a 17th century private residence in the most beautiful part of Varenna, close to the centre, but with the waves lapping at the garden wall. Our home has direct access to the lake, a garden with a view that will take your breath away and sunloungers so you can enjoy the view in comfort ! Accomodation is in a double fourposter bedroom which has a large bathroom with whirlpool bath and separate shower , or a twin bedded room with a shower room en-suite.
You can be sure, that no-one else staying in Varenna, is enjoying as much outside space, in which to relax or receives, such a warm welcome !
About the Owner, Julie N
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 33 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL557005 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
Encinitas, California
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in June 2016
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The owner/hostess picked me up from the train station and drove me to her lovely B&B. The garden was beautiful with the most amazing view of the lake and surrounding mountains. My room was appointed with two twin beds and an adjoining bathroom. The unit was centrally located within walking distance of the main church, the Fumilatte and the ferry...

Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write a review Lynn, I'm so glad you had a lovely time, I remember you watching the fishing at the end if the garden!


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Janice M
Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in May 2016
people found this review helpful

We had such a wonderful stay at Il Giardino Sul Lago. The location was perfect for us. Having access to the private garden right on the lake was such a delight! The views are so spectacular. The photos you see on Tripadvisor don't fully do it justice. Julie was a great host. She was very responsive to any question I...

Management response:

Thank you Janice, we're glad you had a wonderful time here with us in Varenna, hope to see you here again one day!


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Mike S
Findlay, Ohio, United States
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We don't bounce back the the time difference between the US and Europe like we did in our younger days so we decided to book three nights here to ease into the process. What a great choice. Julie is the perfect hostess and the property is one of the best locations in Varenna. The view from the patio is breathtaking....

Management response:

Thank you David, it was lovely to meet you and I'm glad you had a relaxing time!


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  • Balcony
  • Boat Available
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Terrace
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
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  • Kid Friendly:
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Apr 1, 2016 -
Oct 22, 2016
summer 2016
1 night
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Car not needed
How to get there
Easiest airports to travel to and from are Linate , bus from airport to Milano Centrale station, then a train (direction Sondrio) which stops at Varenna. The same from Bergamo-Oro al Serio. Malpensa is further away, more challenging, but possible. Taxis from the village are available to collect you if you are looking for comfort.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
Nearby cities
Milan Villas (2,131)
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