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Grand Hotel Britannia Excelsior

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Room & Suite (570)
Traveller (1943)
Room & Suite (570)
Dining (153)
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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 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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Bay View
Great View
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
59Somewhat walkable
Grade: 59 out of 100
26Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
7Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Hotel Britannia with a couple of friends for 6 nights in September 2018. The Family run Hotel is set in the most beautiful setting on the edge of Lake Como with just a road between the Hotel and a large infinity...More

Date of stay: September 2018
4  Thank Henry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good quality hotel, excellent staff, clean rooms, large dining room, good proper Italian cuisine, freshly cooked our room had a fantastic lake view.Go for the pasta cooked for you to order. Take the lake view rooms despite the traffic noise the view is unforgettable.Revisited this...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Peter A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had another great break at this super hotel. There are wonderful walks along the lake and into the hills, the ferry is just a short stroll from the hotel, from which we were able to explore other lovely villages. The food was excellent with...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Barry E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked to go with Shearings despite readings all the bad reviews published, and we are pleased we did. We arrived after a very tiring overnight trip, and on checking in we took the upgrade to a room with a balcony and lake view, well...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Ratherbegolfing367
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned 25nov 2018 nothing wrong with the hotel it's the staff there seems to be no management whatsoever i stayed all inclusive,went down to the bar to order a drink and i think who seemed to be the head barman refused to serve me...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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pmlfra
26 November 2018|
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Response from chloeweekes24 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is cooked breakfast and cereal and fruit and savory items for breakfast
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bondenNottingham
24 October 2018|
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Response from suelawrenson1952 | Reviewed this property |
There are steps inside the main door leading up to hotel reception. Stairs down to the basement bar (not sure if there is a lift). Two lifts in the main hotel area. If in the annex, only one lift from the dining room, then... More
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Sightseer64599
15 October 2018|
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Response from jan n | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t upgrade don’t think it would have made much difference as hotel totally shabby may have got better food though. We did prebook lake view otherwise stay would have been pointless. Sorry but would never stay there... More
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"A Lake view room is a must!"
henrycZ5915CU
1 week ago
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"The Fifth and Sixth floors offer views of Bellagio and the lake."
478petera
2 weeks ago
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"Lake view rooms are great, with lifts to all floors the higher up the better views!"
856barrye
2 weeks ago
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"We had room 513 with lake view and balcony."
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PRICE RANGE
US$86 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
britannia excelsior hotelhotel britannia excelsior cadenabbia
LOCATION
ItalyLombardyLake ComoCadenabbia di Griante
NUMBER OF ROOMS
284
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