Nice and cosy,they were very nice to accomodate my early arrival. Nice overall atmosphere but the wifi connection not very good. Breakfast seved only starting at 8 when i had to leave to my meetings at 7.30...so too bad for me
Because this small older hotel does not have an elevator, we requested a room on a lower floor. Our room was on the third floor. Room was nice and breakfast was good.
Despite the third floor room, we would come here again.
"Comfortable appartment, Beware of check in times"
We waited at a reastaurant to arrive within the short check in window. Nobody was there when we arrived. We had to call and wait 15 minutes. They said they send me an email asking for arrival time. I never received. Instructions indicate to call if you plan to arrive after 6 PM. The fact is, you need to call to schedule your check in because these are appartments and there is no desk. Other than that the appartment was good, it had a kitchinet and a washer machine (no dryer, shame we got wet under the rain and had no way to dry our clothes).
The other issue was the swimming pool. They include a swimming pool picture and we thought it was part of the facility. The pool is by the beach, a few blocks away from the appartment. This is not a service included in the rental.
It is a historical hotel with a great past. However, it is an overvalued operation. Outdoors are beautiful. Interiors are not exciting. The room we stayed looked cold; we felt cold. General indoors areas were not enough; did not have enough seating. We enjoyed food at the main restaurant and the Grill. Personnel is friendly; they know ehat they are doing. However, I do not think it is a money well spent.
Wonderful location on the shores of Lake Como.Only 50 minutes from Milan Malpensa International Airport and 1 hour from Milan …More
We stayed three nights at this well-situated hotel in Cernobbio, on Lake Como. the staff was really helpful and found us we needed about train and boat schedules for the lake area and made restaurant reservations for us. Breakfast was extensive and included items for all tastes, including eggs and bacon. It was less than a block to the boat dock and we were able to catch the boats effortlessly due to the hotel's close proximity.
Overlooked by Monte Bisbino, this steamer point on Como’s southerly shores has an attractive old quarter, but is principally famed for the ultra-grand Villa d’Este, a celebrity haunt with a chequered and colourful history. Built in the early 17th century, it is now a luxury hotel full of marble staircases and priceless antiques. The elaborate gardens sweep down to a raised swimming pool above the lake, amid folly temples, forts and pavilions.
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