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Reviewed 15 October 2016

We very much enjoyed our three night stay at La Casa del Giardiniere. Penny and David are excellent hosts. The room we had (the annex), while quite small, is well laid out and has adequate closet space, a comfortable bed and a good ensuite bathroom. The location is up in the hills about 6 or 7 minuted from the lakefront....

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David W, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, and practical positive comments. Greatly appreciated hope to see you again one day. Kind regards David and Penny

Toronto,Ontario
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We agree with previous laudatory reviews : Penny and David's warm hospitality , tips on what to see , wonderful breakfasts and general positive ambience made our stay in their Casa a pleasant one . We were only with them for 2 nights , but would certainly return to this B&B should we return . (and we might very well...

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David W, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

Thank you for your complimentary comments, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the time to post a review in what was a busy schedule. Thank you. look forward to the next time. Best regards David and Penny

birmingham
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stayed at La Casa del Giardiniere for one week, 6th -13th September. We did not have a car so David and Penny were very kind and took us for days out. We went to places that we would never have thought of going. Local knowledge is excellent and they suggested places for us to visit. We enjoyed their company...

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David W, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

Thank you for your heart felt review. We were delighted to have been your hosts, and only too pleased to provide an insight to this beautiful part of Italy. Penny and I really enjoyed your cmpany and hope to see you both again soon. Our warmest regards David and Penny and Mr Pepper

Reviewed 12 September 2016

Just a few minutes drive from the main town of Stresa, David & Penny's home in Stropino is a delight. The accommodation was clean, spacious and very comfortable. Good wifi signal, tea/coffee making facilities, TV, private balcony, separate access, very comfy bed and pillows ... we couldn't have asked for more. Penny's breakfasts were AMAZING; the perfect start to the...

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David W, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

A big thank you for your wonderful review. Penny and I are so greatful that you have found the time to write, and that all your experiences at La Casa del Giardiniere, were positive ones. it was a pleasure making your acquaintance and sharing life's ups and downs over breakfast accompanied by rapturous laughter!. A great way to start the...

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

David & Penny create a lovely homely atmosphere and generously provide information and help about where to go. Their home is in a beautiful setting up in the quiet hils above Stresa with lovely views. It's all extremely comfortable, the breakfasts are amazing - homemade breads, cakes and fruit salad, and the rooms and beds are perfect. We're a family...

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David W, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

A big thank you for taking the time to write after your busy schedule. We hope the remainder of your trip to Lake Orta was enjoyable and lived up to expectations. Your recommendation is really appreciated as it conveys your satisfaction as a family., which for any establishment is an achievement. Penny and I really enjoyed your family company, all...

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Penny and David, and their dog Pepper, were wonderful hosts. Their home in the hills above Stresa is a lovely escape into peaceful, green nature while providing a convenient launch point for visiting the surrounding area. We were welcomed warmly, complete with a personalized welcome message on a small chalkboard outside the room - details that make you feel immediately...

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David W, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

A huge thank you for your generous review and heart felt recommendation.It gives Penny and I immense pride to provide hospitality for such warm and considerate guests.It really was a pleasure making your acquaintance and we look forward to hosting your good selves and your parents in the coming weeks. May we also thank you for your time and thoughtfulness...

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

It is the last stop of our two weeks vacation in Switzerland and Italy. We stay there for three nights and it is one of the best B&B in our entire hotel experience. I am not going repeat the good parts from other reviews. But if you are focusing in this areas (not just the Stresa) - including lake Orta,...

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David W, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

Penny and I wish to thank you for your generous review, we are both delighted that we exceeded your expectations, and hope we can continue to offer guests our very best hospitality. Your satisfaction, really does mean a great deal to us. Thank you. Thank you also for taking the time to write, you must be very busy after all...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is my 6th visit to La Casa Del Giardiniere and I can't wait to return. The accomodation is maintained to a very high standard and is always meticulously clean. The hosts, David and Penny are friendly and knowledgeable and will do anything to make your stay exactly what you want it to be. The location in Stropino is idyllic...

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David W, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

Wow, again thank you for your continued patronage and your glowing review. It is always a delight to have you to stay. See you again in October if not before. Our Warmest regards David and Penny and Mr Pepper and the gatti

san francisco
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Sally Ann & I stayed in the Annex Suite at La Casa del Giardiniere near Stresa for a week in June 2016. It was wonderful in every way. The room was spacious; the large bed was most comfortable; the bathroom modern and very clean. There was a TV on which you could watch BBC programs in English. Breakfasts were delicious...

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David W, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

A huge thank you for your kind words of recommendation. Penny and I do try and go "that extra mile" to ensure our guests are comfortable and that they enjoy the delights of this beautiful part of Italy. Your review instills a great sense of pride and is a wonderful reward to know our efforts have been appreciated. Thank you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Yet another trip to this wonderful B & B, La Casa Giardiniere and its wonderful, warm and caring hosts, Penny and David. We always feel as though we have 'come home' when we are greeted by Mr. Pepper and welcomed by Penny & David who have such a wealth of local knowledge and have sent us in some interesting directions...

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David W, Owner at La Casa del Giardiniere, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, and what heart felt words. It is always a pleasure to provide a sanctuary, a place to relax, and it gives us great pride to know that we have achieved this goal. Penny and I look forward to your company again soon, and send our best regards to you and your family.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A chalet styled private residence, situated on the edge of Stropino village, nr Stresa, Lake Maggiore.Beautiful surroundings with stunning mountain views. we have the Annex a delightful first floor private suite, with independent access via an outside breakfast balcony and sun terrace. A very comfortable double room with an additional balcony, over looking the sleepy commune of Stropino. With luxury en suite shower room.The upper floor offers a cosy rustic double room plus a family room.With luxury bathroom. Exposed beams and integral roof balcony, accessed through patio doors. Magnificent mountain views.The situated Championship Golf Club Golf des Iles Borromees is our neighbour being only 2 minutes away.All rooms have internet connection,satellite Tv, phone, coffee/tea facilities. An Airport collection service is available for a small supplement. Journey times 35 minutes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Casa del Giardiniere

Address: Via Circonvallazione 27/29 Stropino, 28833, Stresa, Italy
Region: Italy > Piedmont > Lake Maggiore > Stresa
Price Range: RM334 - RM382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“A beautiful room.”
 of 5 bubbles bonnieBirmingham, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The annexe has its own door (as opposed to being part of the main house) with a brialliant bathroom and views over the hills. ”
 of 5 bubbles MichelleM83940, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The annexe is private and for one or two people but there are also rooms inside the house with more beds”
 of 5 bubbles Br0lga, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are stairs involved , if that is an issue. Speak to David”
 of 5 bubbles 824josephb, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Comfy beds with beautifully laundered white cotton lawn sheets - a real treat.”
 of 5 bubbles PennyAH, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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