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...il giardino sul lago. B & B

the lakeside terrace from our pergola
42 reviews
the lakeside terrace from our pergola
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
Interaction with guests
...il giardino sul lago is my home and the bed and breakfast rooms are on the garden level, ideal for walking down to the lakeside sun terrace where your breakfast will be served by myself or my daughter, Sophia.
I am available to arrange anything you should need, just ask and I will do my utmost to make it happen. We also have kayaks, motorboats and a beautiful venetian water taxi for fun days out, lake tours or weddings!
Please call me on my cellphone (number is on tripadvisor website) and I will collect you from the station or carpark, no problem. Check in is between 1200 and 1800hrs.
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Bruce G
2 reviews
Reviewed June 15, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We stayed recently for four nights and rented both rooms as we were two couples traveling together. Julia is an amazing host is always available to help in anyway. Her property is stunning and very quiet and private so you can enjoy the unrivaled waterfront views. She set up breakfast right on the water every morning for us and we...

Carol S
Cleveland, Ohio
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

This B & B is on the lake and very close to the waterfront. Julie was a very helpful and accommodating host. Beautiful view!

Trumbull, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

This B&B is right on the water with a beautiful view. I could have stayed there all day. We rented both rooms. Clean, comfortable, breakfast and a delightful and funny hostess! I wish I were still there.

Management response:

Hi Debbi thank you for taking the time to write, it was lovely to meet you all, hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and that you arrive back home safely. God bless,


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • 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
  • Staffed Property
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Suitable for small wedding/renewal of vows, stunning lakeside location for photo shoots, genuine venetian water taxi available also for these celebrations, along with motor boat...
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About the neighborhood
Lake Como has been visited and valued by travellers since Roman times, with mountains and valleys to explore and the lake to criss-cross, discover the many places to see and famous villas to admire during your stay. It is possibly unique in the fact that you can be a mountain biker, a hiker, a walker or simply someone who likes to potter and sightsee, it is all close by. Restaurants and bars are just a few paces away , although our central location is peaceful due to it's unparalleled position right on the lakeside.
Getting around
Here in Varenna we are well served by a frequent train service from Milan central, our station here is called Varenna-Perledo-Esino.
Il giardino is right on the lake in the old part of Varenna and you can reach the train station or the ferry terminal very easily and quickly from the house, on foot.
I usually collect guests from the station as it is easier and quicker if they have luggage.
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-Perledo. The same from Bergamo-Oro al Serio, changing in Lecco. Malpensa is further away,, but trains and shuttle buses are there to take you into Milano centrale, and train up from there nearly every hour during the day. 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 (1,725)
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