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Grand Hotel Britannia Excelsior

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Overview
  • Excellent21%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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“lido restaurant”(45 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our 4th stay at this hotel and we have never been disappointed. The hotel is situated on the main road around Lake Como, very handy for the mid-lake ferries, the C10 bus down to Como is frequent,(buy tickets at the mini market round...More

2  Thank chef1Liverpool
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pros: great view from 2nd floor lake side balcony, big room (at least ours was), aircon works well, a nice pool area & g&t for €4 :) Cons: v v poor breakfast for a 3 star. We only ate it once in 4 days eventhough...More

Thank iestyn j
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

To start with the positives, the location is great (right across from the lake and pool), room was large, some staff were good (Jeanette/Janet tried her best), and the all-inclusive package for €35 a day was good value. On the bad side the beds were...More

Thank AlanMcCabe76
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have recently returned from a family holiday at this hotel. Our group were aged from 25 to 81 and we were platinum guests. We arrived to a warm welcome from the owners. Our rooms were bright, spacious, comfortable and had stunning lake views. The...More

3  Thank julietscantlebury
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed in the luxury apartments with some girl friends for a week. Was a good apartment, amenities quite sparce, reception staff were friendly. We didn't go for the all inclusive as we wanted to explore. We made use of the pool a few days, just...More

2  Thank Well Travelled C
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Hotel Britannia Excelsior is set on the shores of Lake Como and is a former 19th-century inn. The beautiful guest rooms are tastefully decorated with luxury fabrics and antique furniture. The hotel boasts four ...More bars four restaurants and two swimming pools open seasonally.RnrnJust 50 metres from the Cadenabbia landing dock, the Britannia Excelsior offers free parking and beautiful views of Bellagio. RnrnThe centre of Griante is a 10 minutes' walk away. Free public parking is available near the swimming pool. All rooms at the Britannia Excelsior Hotel are equipped with satellite TV and private bathroom with shower and hairdryer. Some rooms overlook the lake and some even have a balcony. RnrnFree Wi-Fi is available in the public areas and breakfast is a continental-style buffet available daily in the main restaurant. Both the buffet-style restaurant and the a la carte, lakeside restaurant specialise in classic Italian and international cuisine. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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rusty239
18 July 2018|
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Response from PatriciaBurton | Reviewed this property |
There is definitely no tea/coffee facilities in the room, however, adjacent to the bar, there is a coffee machine and hot water for tea, with tea bags, sugar, milk etc. I don't remember seeing iron/ironing board in the room... More
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Hellsbellsteacher
17 July 2018|
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Response from Janet B | Reviewed this property |
The trip to Milan is on Tuesday with the Tui tour company . I don't know if this varies with other tour companies .
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Hellsbellsteacher
12 July 2018|
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Response from Sarah S | Reviewed this property |
The basic package was good enough for us. I can't remember exactly but I no with the basic package you could only get ur drinks form the downstairs bar after a certain time and could only eat in the main restaurant.
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