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Top Desenzano del Garda Historic Hotels

La Villa Desenzano
Via E. Curiel 2, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £61 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (120 reviews)

"Very nice place and looks recently refurbished. Great location, with the lake front and bars, shops and restaurants all within a few minutes walk."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

La Villa Desenzano
Hotel Vittorio
3 out of 5
Via Lungolago Cesare Battisti, 1, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £90 per night from 30 Oct to 31 Oct
4.6/5Exceptional! (115 reviews)

"Great welcome and friendly staff. We had room 408 which had an amazing roof terrace overlooking the lake. Room was clean and the bathroom had a great multi functional shower with a variety of spray settings including side sprays. Breakfast was mostly continental with a few cooked elements of scrambled ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2019

Hotel Vittorio
Park Hotel
4 out of 5
Lungolago Cesare Battisti 17, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £103 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.6/5Exceptional! (223 reviews)

"Best buffet , very quite Very professional staff"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2020

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Residence Il Sogno
4 out of 5
Via Bonvicino 2 A, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £67 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
4.6/5Wonderful! (145 reviews)

"The apartment would be ideal for a familyVery comfortable beds and great location"…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2019

Residence Il Sogno
Wellness Hotel Mayer & Splendid
4 out of 5
Piazza Ulisse Papa 10, Altro Ingresso: Piazza Matteotti 43, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £70 per night from 26 Oct to 27 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (92 reviews)
Good breakfast and location but..........

"The hotel looked and felt tired. The sheets didn't seem to feel clean and crisp. The television didn't work and neither did the telephone when I tried to call the front desk to ask about the television. Breakfast was good though and the location was excellent, right in front of the ferry port. If ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2019

Wellness Hotel Mayer & Splendid
Hotel Piroscafo
3 out of 5
Via Porto Vecchio 11, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £80 per night from 14 Nov to 15 Nov
4.4/5Wonderful! (204 reviews)

"Excellent location. Staff very friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2020

Hotel Piroscafo
Hotel City
3 out of 5
Via N Sauro 29, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £65 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (103 reviews)

"Excellent central location to lake garde 15 minute walk to train station Excellent friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 26 Sep 2019

Hotel City
Residence Castello Belvedere
Via Belvedere 2, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £64 per night from 3 Nov to 4 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (32 reviews)

"It was nice, quaint and off the beaten path. Our room had ants and wished the amenities were a bit nicer. The outside is beautiful and wish the inside reflected it as well."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2019

Residence Castello Belvedere
Giardinetto
3 out of 5
Viale Marconi, 33, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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4.4/5Excellent! (109 reviews)

"Staff very friendly and very accommodating. The hotel is very clean and they obviously take pride in offering an excellent service. Breakfast was very good"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul 2019

Giardinetto
 Hotel Estée
4 out of 5
Via T Dal Molin 33, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £59 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (119 reviews)

"The staff was excellent. Breakfast was very good. At the waterfront with good view of the lake."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2019

Hotel Estée
Albergo Trattoria Alessi
3 out of 5
via Castello 3, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £67 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (179 reviews)
Perfect for our needs

"Perfect location. Nice breakfast included. Helpful and friendly staff. Pillows are worn out, but everything is very clean."…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2019

Albergo Trattoria Alessi
Hotel Europa
3 out of 5
Lungolago Cesare Battisti 71, Desenzano del Garda, BS
The price is £75 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.2/5Excellent! (163 reviews)
Lovely & affordable!

"Hotel Europa is a lovely hotel - beautiful, comfortable, very clean, well priced, well located, helpful and courteous staff, and an amazing breakfast buffet. Our room had a view of Lake Garda. It was a great place for our last night in Italy!"…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2019

Hotel Europa
Hotel Bonotto
3 out of 5
Viale Gramsci 40, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £84 per night from 4 Nov to 5 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (264 reviews)

"Thqnk you for nice stay in Hotel Bonotto!Next Time Will come back again!"…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2020

Hotel Bonotto
Hotel Berta
3 out of 5
Via Costantino Il Grande 7, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £78 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
4/5Very Good! (68 reviews)

"We got the bus from Verona to near Sirmione and it was only a 15-20 walk to the hotel. Really easy to find. Easy check in and staff spoke great English. We were upgraded to a room with a lake view. The room was big and clean but didn’t have a kettle. You can order hot snacks from the bar. Breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2019

Hotel Berta
Aurora
3 out of 5
Lungolago Cesare Battisti 53, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £80 per night from 9 Nov to 10 Nov
4/5Very Good! (90 reviews)

"The mattress was too hard! Everything else was wonderful!"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan 2019

Aurora
Hotel Astoria
3 out of 5
Via Antonio Gramsci 34, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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3.9/5Very Good! (73 reviews)
Stay there!

"Close to the centre, great vibe!"…"

Reviewed on 27 May 2018

Hotel Astoria
Hotel Tripoli
3 out of 5
Piazza Matteotti 18, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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The price is £77 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
3.9/5Good! (39 reviews)
A Gem

"Great location with goo view of lake. Friendly helpful staff and good breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2019

Hotel Tripoli
Flowers Apartments 2
via Annunciata 12A, Desenzano del Garda, BS
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Desenzano del Garda

Travelling can be more than just going somewhere different for your stay out of town, it can also be about experiencing the history and culture of a place. One of the best ways to experience the culture of an area is to drench yourself in its history. Touring the region's landmarks or museums is a great beginning, but staying in a Desenzano del Garda historic hotel can take you back to the past. Pack your bags (and no need for the time machine) as your Desenzano del Garda landmark hotel awaits.

Something Old, Something New

Many of the historic accommodations in Desenzano del Garda transport you to a historic era as soon as you step into the lobby. With old-world charm and fascinating back stories, you'll discover that these accommodations stand apart from your everyday hotels. Don't worry, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. While these hotels are historic, they have up-to-date amenities to help you relax on your trip. You'll discover your room furnished with a comfortable bed, lots of character, and just about everything else you may want for a marvellous trip.

Once you have checked-in and had a look around your historic hotel, you can check out the art museums and famous landmarks to take in more of the area's culture. Of course, all this hopping through history can stimulate your appetite. Speak with your hotel's concierge to suggest the area's favourite places to enjoy a drink or high tea in Desenzano del Garda are. Read our guest reviews for tips from other travellers to help make your Desenzano del Garda trip wonderful.

Book Your Desenzano del Garda Historic Hotel Today

If you are looking to get the most out of your Desenzano del Garda visit, staying in a vintage hotel will elevate your time spent in this historically-rich city. With Expedia's 47 one-of-a-kind hotels to pick from, you are bound to find one that you'll love. But, just like the past eras you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Book soon to get a place in one of these unique properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Desenzano del Garda?
A trip to the historical places in Desenzano del Garda is probably first on your travel itinerary. While you’re here, why not check out the lakeside and local cheese shops?
What's the best hotel in Desenzano del Garda that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Flowers Apartments 2 is a top apartment for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and parking. Desenzano Castle is a short walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Wellness Hotel Mayer & Splendid and Hotel Piroscafo.
How many historical hotels will I find in Desenzano del Garda?
In Desenzano del Garda, you’ll find 591 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 46 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Desenzano del Garda?
Desenzano del Garda is notable for landmarks like Desenzano Castle, Roman Villa of Desenzano del Garda and Tower of St. Martin. Taking a ferry is a great activity, and Le Ninfee del Garda Water Park is one place to visit. In the area, you’ll also find Gardaland and Center Aquaria Spa and Wellness Center.
What is a historic hotel like in Desenzano del Garda?
When you choose a historic hotel, you’ll spend a night or two someplace that has a national historic designation. A castle, a palace or even a pub or an old police station can be turned into a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found within the guestrooms or public spaces of such hotels in Desenzano del Garda, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and building of historic hotels tend to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value along with how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Desenzano del Garda have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you’ve come to expect, while every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, free WiFi and the popular amenities found in any hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you book a historic hotel in Desenzano del Garda, don’t worry that you’ll find a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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