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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent the new year on a coach trip to Lake Como traveling with Shearings staying at the Hotel Britannia Excelsior. We travelled overnight on their express coach which was clean and comfortable with 2 drivers taking turns to drive. We had regular stops for drinks etc plus hot drinks and water were available on board for a cost. The...

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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Another value for money trip with Shearlings,good company, fab trips, lovely hotels for overnight stops I could not fault it.We had prebooked a deluxe room which was worth it,we had a front corner room with fantastic views over lake and mountains. The staff worked so hard on new year's Eve and the drinks kept coming ,the fireworks were impressive and...

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous time on this trip but sadly it did have its failures. Location superb and room spotless and with a view of the lake, staff very helpful and pleasant. The trips, included and optional were certainly a highlight and well thought out and if anyone intends going her must go on the railway trip. The let down...

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1Thank Clive L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled here for Christmas and New Year. While the room was nice, for the first few days there was no Wifi internet connection in the room. On the fifth day our bathroom flooded, and it took them hours to take it seriously before they finally gave us a new room. The food is buffet style, but I expected better variety,...

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Thank davo7772016
Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

once again my Wife and I travelled with Shearings this time to the Britannia for Christmas and what a great idea it was. The Hotel is right on the shore of the lake, ok the décor may look a bit tired but this adds to the charm of the place, and the views from the Dining room are second to...

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Thank Andy F
Dover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked via Shearings holidays in May 2016 and have not regretted our choice. The hotel is a grand old lady with the most beautiful views over Lake Como. Our room was warm and clean. New Year's Eve we had a lovely gala meal which was served by the very kind staff, at 12.10 we were treated to the most...

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2Thank hilzandbaz
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely break at the Britannia hotel. The self service food was very nice, I don't usually like to help myself but on this occasion it seemed to work well. The special Christmas feast was wonderful it started at lunch time and lasted for 4 Hours! The seven courses were gorgeous and we were given gifts too. The...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time celebrating New Year at Britannia. Just a couple of things guests might like to know in advance......... Hot breakfast only available between 8 & 9 a.m. Continental at other times. Other than for breakfast tea and coffee only available from machines which do not supply the de caffeine variety so be sure to take your own...

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1Thank Irene B
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from 6 nights at Britannia Excelsior, had a fantastic stay. Room spacious and tastefully decorated, nice modern bathroom with good shower, toiletries in room every day, really good hairdrier. Beautiful white sheets and towels plenty of pillows and coathangers. Food varied and tasty, you would have to be very picky not to find a nice meal. Lovely pasta...

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1Thank Honeymooners2010_10
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been there several times anybody who moans should stay at home faultless .staff superb clean good food what more can you ask for don't fall for the shearings trips on the way there take time out to make your own mind up in your own time

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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. ... 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: RM375 - RM727 (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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“Higher room with lake view”
 of 5 bubbles scottmrsnormas, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want a room overlooking the lake would advice booking at same time as trip as if the hotel is busy you will not get one/”
 of 5 bubbles 254clivel, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the upgrade rooms have lake views”
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“Balcony definitely worth paying for. There are lifts”
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