Lake Como has numerous hotels ranging from 2 star to 5 star hotels. Holidaying in any hotel is always a treat, as you can completely relax and not have to think about doing any chores at all. There are some exquisite looking hotels in Lake Como such as Villa D’Este, Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Grand Hotel Tremezzo and Castadiva Resort in the town of Como to name but a few which have played host to many of Europe’s aristocracy and celebrities. All of these hotels mentioned are classed as 5 star hotels. However Lake Como has many beautiful hotels that are more reasonably priced to suit every budget. Please see the following examples 2, 3, 4 and 5 star hotels in Lake Como.
2 star hotel
The Quarcino Hotel has been run by the Gatti family since 1938. The hotel is ideally located in Via Salita Quarcino 4, Como and is in close proximity to the Duomo, Funicular and the Volta Temple (approximately 150 metres from the lakeside.) This hotel has 13 guest rooms with air-conditioning and complimentary wireless internet access, LCD TV and telephones are available in the rooms (surcharges may apply). The bathrooms have a shower and bidet. Housekeeping is available daily. There is private parking at this hotel for guests.
A single room at the Quarcino Hotel costs around 57 euros which is approximately £48 (including B & B) and a double room costs around 87 euros which is approximately £74 (including B & B). However you can book a room only which will of course cost a bit less.
3 star hotel
The Tullio Hotel in via alla poncia 59, Gravedona is located on the western branch of Lake Como. This hotel has a swimming pool which is 18×10 metres with a childrens area as well as two jacuzzi areas to relax in. All rooms have air conditioning, flat screen TV and SKY decoder (pay per view on request), mini bar, safe, VOIP telephone, lake views. Superior rooms have a private terrace. The hotel has a poolside patio bar area where you can enjoy the warmth of the sun whilst sipping a glass of prosecco.
A standard double room at the Tullio Hotel costs 145 euros in high season which is approximately £123 and a family room (2+2) costs 200 euros which is approximately £170.
4 star hotel
The Hotel Royal Victoria is located on the eastern branch of Lake Como in the beautiful Piazza San Giorgio 2, Varenna. Initially this hotel was called Hotel Royal, but after a visit from the Queen of England in the 1800’s, the name of the hotel was changed in her honour to “Hotel Royal Victoria”. The hotel is surrounded by beautiful lush gardens and also features a swimming pool. The views from this hotel are spectacular looking out over the lake. This hotel has 43 sumptuously decorated rooms equipped with air conditioning, telephone, satellite TV, hair-dryer, private bathroom, safe and minibar. Rooms have either a lake view or a view onto the historical Piazza San Giorgio. Luggage storage, early check-in and late check-out are all free of charge. Other facilities available on request are; room service, internet corner, WiFi, garage parking and laundry servuce – please note extra surcharges apply for these facilities. The hotel also offers to arrange on your behalf; private transfers with driver, taxi boat transfers, taxi boat tours and boats for rent – for the exact costs please contact the hotel.
Room prices for this hotel vary depending on whether you are having only breakfast, half board or full board and whether it is a standard double room or a junior suite that you book. However in high season, a double room (including breakfast) costs 200 euros which is approximatly £170 for one night.5 star
5 star hotel
The Villa D’Este Hotel is known as thee luxury hotel to stay in on Lake Como. This magnificent hotel is located in the town of Cernobbio on the western branch of the Lake Como and was once a princely residence in the 16th century surrounded by 25 acres of gardens. It was transformed into a hotel in the 1800’s and since then has had many renovations but still maintains its original charm. Many famous people have stayed at this hotel over the years from royalty to politicians and A-list celebrities. The hotel has 152 rooms all of which are decorated to a very high standard and you will feel as if you have travelled back in time when you step through the door into this hotel. Everything you can imagine that a 5 star hotel would have and more is in Villa D’Este; restaurants and bars, beauty and wellness centre, sports area, gardens, concierge services, the list is endless. It is said that standard room prices average out to be approximately 1000 euros per night which is £854. Please note that not all 5 star hotels in Lake Como will be at these prices.
Hotel prices will vary depending on what star rating it has, whether it is low, mid or high season and also with the numerous hotel booking websites to choose from, you could end getting a really good deal on your choice of hotel and manage to book it for a fraction of the cost.
Even if you are not staying in a hotel for your visit to Lake Como, why not be decadent and treat yourself to a meal or even just evening cocktails at Hotel Serbelloni in Bellagio or The Grand Hotel in Tremezzo. Many of the hotels welcome non residents for drinks and meals. Please note that hotel swimming pools are normally open only during the season which is June to end September – be sure to check this with the hotel when booking to avoid disappointment.