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Morecambe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Visited the hotel on a Shearing's coach holiday between the 4/2/17 and 11/2/17 and once again we found this hotel to be excellent, the staff were all helpful and pleasant, the hotel was clean and we could not fault the food, they say that the second visit is not the nice as the first, sorry but this is not the...

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6Thank Welshpanther
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We have just come back from a wonderful week away. This is our 5th visit and we are always well looked after. The staff are lovely and many have worked at this hotel for many years! It is a large hotel with many people coming and going as the largest proportion of its clientele are on coach holidays. You might...

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5Thank Ilnat2015
Brookland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Hotel had just reopened after few weeks closed for holiday. Staff are friendly but don't always understand what you ask for. Some of Decore in bedrooms is a little tired,but great rooms overlooking the lake well worth upgrading to lake view. Food good and plentifu choices. Would defiantly revisit

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2Thank Patsie T
lancashire
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Just returned from a 9 day holiday with sheerings to the Britannia excelsior. After visiting during the summer thought we would come back in the winter. So so glad we did, had a fantastic time. The hotel was cosy and warm, the food excellent as ever, the staff were as attentive as ever. A family member that travelled with us...

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7Thank LancashireJas
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

First visited 6 years ago and improvements made to the hotel since then. We love everything about this hotel,location,food etc. We travelled with Gareth as our driver stopping off at Hotel in France en route.Gareth was brilliant with his driving, local knowledge and great sense of humour. We booked for a lake view as had one last visit and upgraded...

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6Thank Dottiedot2
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Just returned from a 9 day coach holiday 5th Feb with shearings. Shearing pick ups and drivers and comfort exceptional. Arrived at hotel 8am surprised to be told rooms were ready. At check in were told lake view upgrade 40 euro per room per stay. We took the offer and were not disappointed the view was fantastic room 516. It...

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2Thank pauline220859
nuneaton
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I would like to thank Danny and Brian (shearings travel ) on our trip they were the best drivers and entertainment, they kept us fully informed with the local sights, etc, and was very helpful to us all, the trips was really good,, the hotel was good ,food at breakfast was OK not much choice but, lunch/dinner time menu you...

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3Thank wendy e
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Travelled overnight with shearings as first week open after a break rooms were ready. Some of hotel is a little tired but comfortable food good plenty of choice but drinks a little to be desired.wine with dinner and you gave to go to bar downstairs to get anything else. Coffee machines not always working best take kettle and sachets nice...

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5Thank pat t
essex
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via 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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10Thank LaineyEssex
Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

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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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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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: RM472 - RM772 (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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“Get a large lake view room as apparently the other rooms are very small”
 of 5 bubbles Darrab, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“You can upgrade to get a balcony and lake view.”
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“Room 522 was ok, but we upgraded, some who didn't upgrade had rooms on the side of the hotel which looks down onto the shop and road”
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“Up grade to a lake view well worth it”
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