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Branston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 6 nights with a Shearings all inclusive coach holiday. Having travelled by coach for over 24 hours, we arrived at 8:30am but most rooms for the two coaches that arrived were not ready until 11:30am so for 3 hours we had to sit around in not very comfortable chairs until they were ready. Yet even when...

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lichfield
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back after a week in this very beautiful hotels food was lovely buffet style always hotel and plentiful vey clean rooms we had a balcony room lake view couldn't have asked for more right on the lake will need transport when you get there although the bus stops right out side and is very cheap

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Lymm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say yet another successful visit to the Hotel Britannia Excelsior! We arrived Thursday evening in time for our evening meal after being picked up from Bergamo Airport by the hotels transport! Check-in was Swift and the staff were fully prepared so we were up in our room within 5 minutes! After our meal we went down...

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location right on the lake and close to bus stops and ferry terminal for exploration of other villages around the lake. Nice rooms, great self service restaurant with super food and a great team of friendly and helpful staff.

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London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had such a great time at the end of the holiday season with friends , the hotel is perfectly situated over looking the Lake Como we went with Sherings coach holiday it was such a bargain all inclusive even drinks ,the food was good for the amount of people that was catered for it was a large hotel .Didnt think...

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Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we first got there, its quite clear this was a lovely old lady, and with that in mind, we were not disappointed. She had all the charm we expected, with a few worn out bits, but certainly nothing that would spoil the stay. We had asked, as it was our wedding anniversary, for a double bed, and were given...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from 9 day holiday with shearings all inclusive. As usual shearings drivers and service excellent well done Derek and Daniel. Hotel was beautifully positioned on the lake and looked grand. We went for the upgrade on the room and had a lovely lake view but the rooms were still small and the noise levels between rooms was terrible...

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for several nights as part of a Leger holidays trip to Lake Como. Although the hotel decor looks grand at first glance, being an eclectic mix of baroque and regency styles it does rather have pretentions of grandeur where it is in fact more basic than that. The rooms are of an adequate size and clean and...

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We, my wife and I, spent a week in this hotel as part of a package coach holiday and all in all it was ok although not outstanding. Our room was on the fourth floor at the rear som although we did not have a lake view we did have a room with dual aspect and views up towards the...

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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with ledger holidays, upgraded room to deluxe with lake view room was fantastic view was exceptional very spacious and grand needed a few touch ups but was great. staff very friendly food was good? but great little restaurant at side of hotel if wanted a change...staff very helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Britannia Excelsior

Address: Via Regina 41, 22011 Cadenabbia di Griante, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Cadenabbia di Griante
Price Range: RM396 - RM2,160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Hotel Britannia Excelsior 3*
Number of rooms: 284
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“Not a room overlooking the lift entrance hall”
 of 5 bubbles Snapplegrape, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take a travel kettle as no drinks facilities in rooms the three double rooms were all different”
 of 5 bubbles 829audreyt, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay for the upgrade - 333 was a great room!”
 of 5 bubbles clareb919, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A lake view or one with dual aspect for the reasons I stated especially in really hot weather, avoid the internal rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 166clivef, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask to see what you get for an upgrade”
 of 5 bubbles DeeMcc1965, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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