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Grand Hotel des Iles Borromees & SPA

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Room & Suite (428)
Dining (85)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Luxe and tradition; since 1863 the Grand Hotel des Iles Borromees is the place to stay while visiting the Maggiore Lake area. The builing, the public areas and the rooms feature all modern conforts while still keeping the same belle epoque atmosphere. The park is decorated with statues, fountains and rare plants and the view from the rooms and the restaurant is spectacular. The Medical SPA of the Grand Hotel des Iles Borromees is one of the first in Italy and can offer aesthetic treatments combined with a personalized diet.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
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80Somewhat walkable
Grade: 80 out of 100
58Restaurantswithin 1 km
18Attractionswithin 1 km
100Room tips
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We were here with a group and the large reception area ,Terrace and the bar were very pleasant places to meet up with eachother. Rooms were spacious and well appointed. Easy walk to the main ferry station and choices of restaurants.
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We visited this hotel as a family for my Dad’s 50th birthday. The indoor decor of this hotel is really fantastic and it is beautifully located right on the lake with amazing views. The one thing which lets down this hotel is the very very noisy road running right in front of
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Grand Hotel at first sight inspires great expectations for romance, ambience and a moment suspended in luxury and timelessness. I am not sure if it was because we were part of a Tour Group....but from the moment we arrived en masse....to be fair... the service was frosty and
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What a wonderful "grand hotel", one to be used to measure other grand hotels. Located right on the lake, it is still enjoying wonderful years of the past and definitely makes a stay there a big part of your vacation. We walked an easy 10 minute walk to "downtown" Stresa which
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This hotel has a stunning location on the lake and an easy 10 min walk to the center of town. We were greeted nicely, car unloaded, everything taken to room and overall, we had excellent service from friendly staff. The hotel is richly decorated in art and has a charming
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The Double Room with Lake View at the Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees
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The Double Room with Lake View at the Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees
Room 119.....View from terrace
Hi Tina We went last month for our 20th anniversary, long trousers for men are required in the restaurant in the evening. We had 1 evening meal in the hotel & it was lovely, great staff, beautiful restaurant & great food. We then had our other meals in town which is just a lovely 10 min walk away along the lake. It’s s really beautiful hotel, enjoy 😊
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Excursions: Borromeo islands, botanic gardens of Villa taranto. Cableway to Mottarone and Botanic gardens of Alpinia. Be aware that Mottarone is 1450 mts high, this could be a problem if she suffers altitude. All other excursions are suitable for a 85 years old lady. Regards G.Luigi Mariani - Manager
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Sorry for the late reply. Tea making facilies are available (for free) upon request. G.Luigi Mariani
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No, we do not have a concept 2 rowing machine. Nor we have a fitness suite. We have a big gym with technogym machines. Contact us for details. Regards
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"I don't know if there are any bad rooms."
"It is lovely to face the lake."
"Rooms on the upper floors fronting the street have the best views of the lake"
"A room facing Lake Maggoire is ideal"
"Lake view with balcony."
US$207 - US$419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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