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Hotel Olivedo, hotel in Varenna

Hotel Olivedo

Hotel in Varenna

This lakefront hotel is a 2-minute walk from the pier in Varenna. The historic 19th-century building features a terrace with panoramic views of Lake Como.

1,255 reviews
Price from$168.38per night
Albergo Del Sole, hotel in Varenna

Albergo Del Sole

Hotel in Varenna

Facing Varenna’s Piazza San Giorgio, Albergo Del Sole is less than 328 feet from the shores of Lake Como. It offers classic-style rooms, a restaurant with pizzeria and a snack bar.

Very Good
653 reviews
Price from$228.13per night
Albergo Milano, hotel in Varenna

Albergo Milano

Hotel in Varenna

Featuring a large terrace with spectacular views of Lake Como, Albergo Milano is a stylish hotel in the heart of Varenna.

595 reviews
Price from$148.83per night
Hotel Montecodeno, hotel in Varenna

Hotel Montecodeno

Hotel in Varenna

Located in Varenna and only 3 minutes on foot from Lake Como, Hotel Montecodeno is very close to a ferry boat stop. It offers free WiFi and rooms with views of the garden and mountains.

629 reviews
Price from$96.69per night
Hotel Villa Cipressi, by R Collection Hotels, hotel in Varenna

Hotel Villa Cipressi, by R Collection Hotels

Hotel in Varenna

Surrounded by botanic gardens, Hotel Villa Cipressi, by R Collection Hotels is right on the shores of Lake Como.

Very Good
194 reviews
Price from$499.72per night
Hotel Royal Victoria, by R Collection Hotels, hotel in Varenna

Hotel Royal Victoria, by R Collection Hotels

Hotel in Varenna

Offering panoramic views across Lake Como, Hotel Royal Victoria, by R Collection Hotels is set in a building dating back to the 19th century.

223 reviews
Price from$343.29per night
Villa Varenna, hotel in Varenna

Villa Varenna


Offering a garden and a furnished sun terrace, Villa Varenna was built in 1895 in central Varenna, on the eastern shores of Lake Como. WiFi is free throughout.

482 reviews
Price from$271.59per night
Divina Vita Apartments, hotel in Varenna

Divina Vita Apartments


Set on the shores of Lake Como, Divina Vita Apartments offers an apartment with a lake-view balcony and free Wi-Fi. It is located 164 feet from the bars and restaurants of central Varenna.

418 reviews
Price from$358.50per night
Fiò & Giò, hotel in Varenna

Fiò & Giò


Located in Varenna center, Fiò & Giò is a 1-minute walk from the Lake Como shore. It features free Wi-Fi and a terrace with lake views. Rooms have a TV, safety deposit box and work desk.

Very Good
531 reviews
Price from$160.78per night
Bed & Breakfast il Bolentino Varenna, hotel in Varenna

Bed & Breakfast il Bolentino Varenna


Featuring a garden, Bed & Breakfast Il Bolentino Varenna is located in Varenna, 820 feet from Lake Como and the ferry dock. WiFi is free in all areas.

477 reviews
Price from$162.95per night
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About Varenna

Varenna, Italy is a charming village nestled on the eastern shore of Lake Como. Known for its mild climate, it enjoys warm summers with temperatures averaging 77°F and cool winters around 45°F. The picturesque views of the lake and surrounding mountains make it a year-round destination.

This quaint Italian village offers a plethora of activities. Explore the historic Villa Monastero, stroll along the scenic lakeside promenade, or take a ferry ride across Lake Como. Walking is the preferred mode of transportation, allowing you to fully appreciate the village's beauty at a leisurely pace.

Immerse yourself in the local culture by sampling Lombardy's regional cuisine. Try Risotto alla Milanese, a creamy rice dish flavored with saffron, or Polenta e Osei, a traditional dish of polenta and bird meat. The surrounding nature, from the serene lake to the majestic mountains, adds a unique touch to the overall experience in Varenna.

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What Guests Said About Varenna:

  • 10

    Easy walk about town.

    Easy walk about town. Wear good walking shoes steps are steep and not always a handrail. Beautiful gardens and scenery. Easy hop on a ferry to go to the other towns. Hike up to the castle is 30 min. I would have felt more comfortable with a walking stick. Make sure to have water.
  • 10

    Picturesque and just charming.

    Picturesque and just charming. Loved the waterfront, walking on the bridge, flowers, vibe and restaurants on the water. Ferry efficient and pleasant, easy to access other towns. Food superb at Nilas - great, friendly waitress - perfect spot on the lake. Ensure you have plenty gelato. :)
    South Africa
  • 10

    Loved Varenna. So beautiful, straight out of a movie scene.

    Loved Varenna. So beautiful, straight out of a movie scene. Do a wine tasting, there are many options there. There is a lot of uneven cobblestones and a million stone stairs. Have sturdy shoes with grip. You walk everywhere. I wouldn’t recommend for someone who is unsteady, walks with a cane, has bad knees. I saw people with baby strollers, but I wouldn’t recommend it, seemed awful with all of the stairs. Not a kid friendly location. Food was fantastic…eat all the bread, it’s not like in the US. Take a cooking class. Take the ferry to Bellano and visit Orrido di Bellano. Next time, I would not bother with Bellagio visit. I would’ve liked the boat ride on the lake and botanical gardens…next time.
  • 10

    Lots of options throughout the area - not just Varenna.

    Lots of options throughout the area - not just Varenna. So why Varenna?Easy access via train without needing more hops to get somewhere else. Probably more things in other villages if you're looking for a party scene. We tend to stay out later than some and we found enough places to seek out in our three nights. This may have included buying a bottle of wine and enjoying it out on the balcony, but still. Just liked the vibe as subjective as that is. Special shout outs to Hotel Olivedo, Locanda del Cavallino, Taxi Boat Varenna and Osteria Quatro Pass.
    United States of America
  • 10

    Not a lot on the agenda of 'must see' attractions other than...

    Not a lot on the agenda of 'must see' attractions other than relaxing view of the gorgeous lake and mountains, and side trips by ferry to neighboring Menaggio and Bellagio. A relaxing time in a relaxing environment.
    United States of America
  • 8.0

    Varenna is beautiful.

    Varenna is beautiful. The lake views are awesome, with easy access to the ferries to the other islands. The Gardens of Villa Monastero were absolutely stunning. We loved having immediate access to the Greenway for a safer walking experience. And a number of excellent restaurants.

Explore guest reviews of hotels in Varenna

  • 8.6
    Excellent · 585 reviews
    We love the vibe at Hotel Beretta and the staff is the best, especially Barbara. If yo are looking for a luxury Lake Como place, go to Bellagio. We love Varenna more. The hotel location is great, close (5 min walk) to the train if you are traveling by train, close ( 5 minute walk) to the ferries if you want to use the ferries, close to the start of one of the trails to the castle (2 min walk), and a short walk from everything else. Next door is a grocery store. Hot water kettle in the room, if you want coffee, bring your own packets.
    United States of America
  • 9.3
    Wonderful · 107 reviews
    Ottilio responded immediately to our concerns. He asked his friend Lorenza to meet us at the parking lot and walked us down a minute to this complete & beautiful apartment. Lorenza gave us a thorough introduction to the apartment and Varenna. It has clothes washer, dishwasher, microwave, stove. Location is 1 minute from train station and parking, 5 minutes to lake and boats. Easy travel by boat to Bellagio and Menaggio. Home away from home! Proseco a welcome touch! Thank you Ottilio and Lorenza for a beautiful stay in Varenna!
    Josephine Viernes
    United States of America
  • 9.2
    Wonderful · 32 reviews
    We very much enjoyed our stay at the Camilla House. The house was in a great location, close to Varenna, where other towns on the lake (Bellagio, Menaggio...) can easily be reached by ferry . Marilena was an amazing host. She picked us up at the train station and showed us what to see in Varenna. She was also very available throughout the stay. The house is very clean and has everything you need to cook. We would highly recommend the Camilla House for a memorable stay with stunning views on lake Como.
  • 8.7
    Excellent · 108 reviews
    Spacious room, comfy bed, nice kitchen - and gorgeous view of the lake and mountains from the window and the terrace. The town's center and ferry dock is close by, just a 5 minute walk and there's a nice store down the road. Oscar was very welcoming and helpful - explained about the lake attractions, left us the remote control for the parking. We loved Varenna (it's much prettier than Bellagio btw) and our stay at Residenza Decimina.
  • 9.6
    Exceptional · 179 reviews
    The Casa Mary window views looking north and south along Lake Como were fantastic. The location a block from the ferry dock in Varenna was so convenient. You could hop on a ferry and have lunch in Menaggio or Bellagio then return to Varenna before dark. The apartment was very cozy and clean. We were able to cook pasta and play Cascadia while drinking wine and enjoying the endless views.
    June Walton
    United States of America
  • From $96.69 per night
    Good · 629 reviews
    Location is great. Easy access to harbor for ferries to visit other coasts. All tourist attractions at Varenna are close to hotel. Reception service was good and they took luggage to safe before check in. Room also has safety locker and the door to apartments stays locked all time so it feels safe. Air conditioner included. Breakfast included (although a bit basic). Pets are allowed.
  • 8.4
    Very Good · 68 reviews
    We fall in love with this cute house near to Lake Como. It's a charming place with green door, huge bed and large terrace, where you can eat your breakfast with beautiful view. Also, we recommend the whole Varenna city, which is one of the prettiest towns on the lake. Contact with the host was very good, it turned out to be helpful. Grazie!
  • 7.8
    Good · 45 reviews
    Very picturesque location looking out over Lake Como. Great walking path into the centre of Varenna, which took about 40 minutes. Lucca was very helpful at check-in, and there was free parking right outside the apartment. It was very quiet and peaceful!
  • 9.7
    Exceptional · 199 reviews
    The terrace, the breakfast and the 6 star hotel level of service makes this hotel to one of the best experiences you can get. Varenn a is the most beautiful city around lake Como and this hotel makes the stay even more worth while
  • 8.3
    Very Good · 653 reviews
    Location of this hotel is fantastic for a stay in Varenna. Authentic Italian style hotel. Rooms are quite basic but that didn't bother us. Very clean and offered to clean after one night but we declined. Breakfast is fine.
    United Kingdom
  • 9.1
    Wonderful · 482 reviews
    Varenna is a beautiful town, and Mauro and Paola were the perfect hosts, full of helpful information. The hotel is beautiful, and our room was glorious with a fantastic view out to the lake and the mountains.
  • From $168.38 per night
    Wonderful · 1,256 reviews
    Location is wonderful and scenic with great access to Lake Como transport. Restaurants in Varenna generally were only ok with many of the top-end over priced. Much better value to be had in pizzerias.
  • 9.2
    Wonderful · 407 reviews
    Location is amazing. On the lake, with aweosme breakfast, quiet patio to relax with food or drinks for hotel Guests only. Easy walk from the train and great ferry access to bellagio.
    United States of America
  • 9.1
    Wonderful · 34 reviews
    A nice size apartment overlooking Lake Como. This place is in the center of the small town of Varenna. The owners were very nice, we were even picked-up at the train station.
    United States of America
  • 8.3
    Very Good · 653 reviews
    It was a great time with a delicious cousine ! Fantastic place in the middle of Varenna. Nice room and kind staff. Next time we would like to come back to the same hotel :)!
  • 9.0
    Wonderful · 3 reviews
    The property was absolutely beautiful and a great base to visit lake como. The host was very welcoming and helpful when walking us through the property
    United States of America
  • 8.8
    Excellent · 24 reviews
    Great hosts, very friendly and super helpful. Location perfect for exploring Varenna and the surrounding towns of Lake Como
    United Kingdom
  • 8.0
    Very Good · 194 reviews
    beautiful views from this old but well maintained villa on lake Como. great location in Varenna.
    United States of America
  • 8.8
    Excellent · 34 reviews
    Just beautiful views from the balcony of Lake Como and Varenna
    United States of America
  • From $191.20 per night
    Excellent · 595 reviews
    Superb boutique hotel with a fantastic view on the Lake Como

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