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Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees

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Reviewed 10 August 2014

My partner and I have just returned from a 2 night stay at this superb hotel. It was her birthday, so we decided to have a couple of nights of luxury at the end of our holiday driving around the Italian lakes. We arrived early and parked in the underground car park. The hotel is very grand, and first impressions...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2014

A lovely hotel for those looking to enjoy a classical Italian lakeside break. Not for the traveller i search of the ultimate luxury. Staff and service was impeccable. Breakast is excellent. Location is fantastic for exploring the lake and the town.

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2Thank Mini H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2014

This is a truly beautiful hotel reminiscent of the Grand Tour era. The decor is opulent, the gardens extensive with great sports facilities (including a cutting edge gym). But... when we arrived there was no-one immediately around to take the cases from the car -although I could see staff standing around. And no-one offered to take our cases to the...

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Thank Richard G
Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Ernest Hemingway, Henry Kissinger, Mussolini, Prince Rainier and Winston Churchill are some of the rich and famous who have chosen to stay in this luxurious iconic hotel. As you walk into the lobby the decor and chandeliers create a jaw-dropping feeling and to the left is a room portraying photographic records and a projection screen proudly presenting a historical account...

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1Thank Anthony221706
Berkshire
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Had a great stay in this Hotel, we loved the style, very well appointed, excellent service and staff who were always willing to help. Buffet breakfast was excellent with wide choice of high quality food. Nice grounds and ample parking. Made use of the gym and both indoor and outdoor pool. Would recommend a lake view.

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Thank Andy G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2014

This was a great hotel- light and oozing grandure. uniformed waiters and concierge. Escorted to you rooms, ( a tad small with balcomy that could seat only 2). Even had wooden booths from the 30s to make external phone calls and to rooms) Cocktails come with a basket of olives, crisps and nuts. Breakfast had....well i cant think what it...

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Akureyri, Iceland
Reviewed 25 July 2014

we were walk ins at the hotel and very duly impressed. The room was very nice, not spacious but classic with all amenities. We tried the swimming pool which is indoor down in the cellar and closed in - not very impressive. The bar is very nice and the breakfast is excellent. It was a setting out of a Agatha...

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1Thank Sigrún J
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 24 July 2014

This hotel is lovely, gracious and calming. Situated perfectly for getting a water taxi. Could not fault the staff. Stayed five days and enjoyed every second. Rooms comfortable and the décor makes you smile. The hotel even accommodated my two Cairn Terriers who were complemented on their good manners. Thank you.

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1Thank Lisa A
Livermore
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Stayed only two nights in July 2014 but it wasn't enough. Our room faced the lake and the view was gorgeous. Had a little balcony perfect for two. The bathroom was beautiful all in Marble. Loved the Murano chandeliers in the room and throughout the hotel. Beds were comfortable. Short walk to town to where the shops are and restaurants....

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3Thank luvfamilyvacations
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Three of us stayed here for 2 nights during July 2014. We booked two of their basic ‘garden view’ rooms. The location of the hotel is reasonably central, being a 5-10 min walk from the ferry pier or town centre. The décor of the hotel is opulent, both in the common areas and the rooms. It seemed very luxurious without...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees & Spa
Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees & Spa
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxe and tradition; since 1863 the Grand Hotel des Iles Borromees is the place to stay while visiting the Maggiore Lake area. The builing, the public areas and the rooms feature all modern conforts while still keeping the same belle epoque atmosphere. The park is decorated with statues, fountains and rare plants and the view from the rooms and the restaurant is spectacular. The Medical SPA of the Grand Hotel des Iles Borromees is one of the first in Italy and can offer aesthetic treatments combined with a personalized diet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees

Address: Corso Umberto I, 67, 28838, Stresa, Italy
Region: Italy > Piedmont > Lake Maggiore > Stresa
Price Range: RM812 - RM1,610 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees 5*
Number of rooms: 172
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Grand Hotel Stresa
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Stresa
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