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Hotel Olivedo

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fell in love with Lake Como and Vareena when we stayed here. We stayed for 2 nights and the hotel was just lovely. It felt like a home away from home. Our room had so much character and it was quite spacious. It was on the first floor and it had a little alcove that overlooked the lake. All the... More 

Thank JanetandRoss
Phenix City, Alabama
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is family run with a huge bedroom and sitting area with shutters that open out to a gorgeous view of Lake Como. The bathroom was huge and very nice. You felt like you were staying in someone's home. The proprietor was very friendly and gave us advice on the use of the ferry and all the picturesque little... More 

Thank Beachhon
Portola Valley, California
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216 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is right on the water by the water ferries which makes it easy to visit all the nearby towns on the lake.We and room 22 which was quite large and facing the water. It had a great seating area. Beware the corners of the bed with your shins. The owner is very nice and let us check in... More 

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northern ireland
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband and I stayed in this hotel in September. We paid €190 for a double room with lake view. What we got was a tawdry room with ramshackle furniture and the hardest bed we've ever slept in. The noisy and polluting ferry terminal is right outside the front door( this alone must mean the prices should be reduced) .... More 

5 Thank MRSEC
pietroSiena, Proprietario at Hotel Olivedo, responded to this review

Ladies and Gentlemen, all lies included the bottle of water cost Euro 1. just to let you know.... ciao More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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198 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This wonderfully situated hotel in the old style is just across the street from the ferry landing and just a short walk from the train station. And while it has possibly the world's smallest elevator, the rooms have old world charm. We had a corner room on the top floor overlooking the lake. What a lovely view and so nice... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed in the annex which had a beautiful view and was quite roomy and comfortable. The location was great, near the ferry and train station and only a short walk to downtown Varenna. The staff was very accommodating throughout our stay, beginning with our late check in time. We would definitely stay here again if we visit Lake Como... More 

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Albany, NY
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47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

What a pleasure to visit Varenna, Lake Como, Italy again. I have been twice in past years but did not have the ability to stay as long as I would have preferred. In May 2016, my two travel companions and I arrived in Varenna via train. Cannot explain that feeling of AHHHH when you get off the train, go through... More 

1 Thank cocbrdt
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed in the annex building at the suggestion of the manager. So glad as the room had both air conditioning and a wonderful full sun veranda all to ourselves, our books and a glass of wine. Overlooking the plaza and the ferry. Wonderful morning hikes and late afternoon walks. We had a car and had no problem with parking... More 

Thank Andrea C
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107 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Great views of the lake. Friendly staff. Rooms are large and historic. It is a bit noisy with the arriving and departing ferries right outside. But the location cannot be beat. Directly on the lake and 3 minutes walk from the train station.

Thank Bruce4fun
Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is an older hotel with the most delightful staff. A bit quirky and shabby chic but it fits the ambience of this old beautiful area. We had dinner in the hotel and it was superb. The hotel is near both ferry stops which make it a perfect jumping off point for the other towns. Walk to town a breeze... More 

2 Thank Vernon S

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Little charming hotel on the edge of Lake Como. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Olivedo

Address: Piazza Martiri della Liberta' 14 | Lombardia, 23829 Varenna, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Varenna
Price Range: RM607 - RM5,679 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Olivedo 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Avoid! Go elsewhere : the hotel du lac is much nicer”
 of 5 bubbles MRSEC, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the lakefront.”
  • Sunset at Lake Como from lakefront room
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  • Ferry Landing is across the street.
 of 5 bubbles TripTalkHawaii, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room in the annex had a fantastic lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles F9089VSmicheled, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to choose lake facing balcony room for best view at the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 338anilkumarp, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Dont get put into a room in the roof.”
 of 5 bubbles rencar02, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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