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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.

9.0
Wonderful
1,236 reviews
Price from$167.76per 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.

8.3
Very Good
654 reviews
Price from$215.93per 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.

8.8
Excellent
595 reviews
Price from$160.19per 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.

7.6
Good
629 reviews
Price from$96.33per 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.

8.8
Excellent
223 reviews
Price from$366.92per 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.

8.0
Very Good
194 reviews
Price from$497.88per night
Villa Varenna, hotel in Varenna

Villa Varenna

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.

9.1
Wonderful
482 reviews
Price from$303.06per night
Fiò & Giò, hotel in Varenna

Fiò & Giò

Varenna

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.

8.5
Very Good
530 reviews
Price from$160.19per night
Varennahouse, hotel in Varenna

Varennahouse

Varenna

Featuring free Wi-Fi access throughout, Varennahouse offers self-catering apartments in Varenna, a 2-minute walk from the Lake Como lakefront. Some apartments have a balcony with lake views.

8.3
Very Good
472 reviews
Price from$173.18per night
Bed & Breakfast il Bolentino Varenna, hotel in Varenna

Bed & Breakfast il Bolentino Varenna

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.

9.5
Exceptional
477 reviews
Price from$162.35per 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.
    Eva
  • 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. :)
    Wilson
    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.
    Stephen
    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.
    Vincent
    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

  • 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
  • 8.3
    Very Good · 654 reviews
    I stayed in a single room (10m2) it had everything you could need. Relatively comfy bed, free wifi, clean amenities and good location. The hotel is located in the heart of Varenna and is only a short walk from the train station. The breakfast in the hotel was pretty good and consisted of fresh croissants, bread with various spreads, orange juice, coffee and fried eggs. I also had dinner at the restaurant in the hotel and the food was delicious and well priced.
    Benjamin
    Australia
  • 8.6
    Excellent · 586 reviews
    This is a 1 star hotel. It provides a comfortable stay in a very convenient location with 1 star service. In my opinion, this was not cheap (110 per night for 1 person on a weekday with no breakfast. This is not a place for a special occasion, but is a bed in a decent size room a few minutes walk from ferry/train/centre. Varenna itself is pretty, but better to visit than stay in. Restaurants are busy/pre-booked abd over priced. Hotels the same.
    Fergal Seeballuck
    Ireland
  • 9.6
    Exceptional · 8 reviews
    We enjoyed our stay here. Everything in the apartment was a bit dated, but clean and in good condition. The apartment included the use of not one, but three terraces, each with increasingly better views of Varenna and Lake Como. Wow. Enzo and Antonella were great hosts. This is a private apartment on the lowest level of their home, but it did have a separate entrance. The washing machine worked well, and they had a drying rack for us to use.
    John
    United States of America
  • 9.1
    Wonderful · 482 reviews
    We loved our stay at Villa Varenna! Mauro and Paulo were wonderful hosts, and made us feel so welcomed. STRONGLY recommend you upgrade for the terrace room. The view of Lake Como and the Alps were magnificent. Waking up each morning, and having coffee on the terrace was a highlight of the trip. Mauro was so very helpful in telling us the best places to eat, Breakfast was lovely. Quiet area, even though were minutes from train station
    Stuart
    United States of America
  • 9.6
    Exceptional · 87 reviews
    The property is in a prime location - 7 minutes walk from the Varenna Esimo train station and 3 minutes walk to the ferry. It is a lovely apartment, very clean and tidy, with lake view in the guest bedroom (the one with 2 single beds) and kitchen, and Mountain View in the master bedroom and living room. The host was very responsive to our questions before and during the stay. I highly recommend it to travelers to Lake Como!
    Ming
    United States of America
  • 8.8
    Excellent · 34 reviews
    The 2-bedroom apartment was spacious and clean, with a good-sized common area for relaxing. Fully equipped kitchen, washing machine and powder were provided. The uninterrupted view of Lake Como from the balcony was amazing. The walk into town (a good portion along a pretty laneway) was enchanting. Staying close to Varenna was lovely, as it is such a pretty town with lots to see.
    Christine
    Australia
  • 9.6
    Exceptional · 51 reviews
    The whole experience of staying at Casa Pergola was fantastic starting from the moment we were greeted at the railway station by Alberto. The location of Casa Pergola is perfect. Varenna is a beautiful place to stay. Alberto provided us with places to eat, visit and explore. We recommend this property to anyone who is looking to visit and stay at this location on Lake Como.
    Colin
    Australia
  • 9.0
    Wonderful · 35 reviews
    An absolutely stunning apartment! ideally located with breathtaking views of the very center of Lake Como. 2 minute drive from Verenna with easy ferry access and great dinner spots. the apartment itself is beautiful, spacious and had everything we needed. We’ll be back!
    Eleni
    United States of America
  • 7.6
    Good · 629 reviews
    Small family run hotel in great location. The room was nice and very clean, the beds were comfortable and the staff was very nice and helpful. The breakfast was not huge, but everything we wanted was there. We will happily stay here again next time we’re in Varenna.
    HAKAN
    Sweden
  • 9.4
    Wonderful · 416 reviews
    Beautiful view of Lake Como from the balcony. Comfortable bed and room to relax in, kitchen and bathroom were clean. Breakfast at the bar downstairs was good and had friendly staff. Despite being above the bar we didn’t hear any noise.
    Patricia
    United States of America
  • 8.8
    Excellent · 44 reviews
    After staying in hotels for most of the trip, it was wonderful to stay in an apartment with all facilities. Has view over Lake Como. Communication with the manager was very good to access keys and providing link to the ferry schedule.
    Barrington
    Australia
  • 8.8
    Excellent · 595 reviews
    Words cannot express the location of this lovely, old boutique hotel on Lake Como. We felt as if we were in a storybook! Staff, accommodations, dinner at Hotel restaurant, La Vista. and location are wonderful! We will return.
    Carol
    United States of America
  • 9.5
    Exceptional · 47 reviews
    Amazing location offering waterfront views of Lake Como and Varenna. The apartment was comfortable and clean. Definitely our hope is a return stay in the near future!
    HELEN
    Australia
  • From $167.76 per night
    9.0
    Wonderful · 1,236 reviews
    Large room, comfortable bed with an amazing lake view. Hotel is in a great location, close to everything in Varenna and opposite the ferry stop. Breakfast was nice.
    Ayten
    United Kingdom
  • 7.4
    Good · 23 reviews
    - great location 10 minutes walk to the train station - host was helpful and responsive - amazing view to lake como from the garden
    Maryam
    Jordan
  • From $167.76 per night
    9.0
    Wonderful · 1,236 reviews
    Darling Quaint Antique Boutique Old 1890 Hotel on the Water- water view- spacious room, convenient to ferry boats and train station.
    A
    Anonymous
    United States of America
  • 8.8
    Excellent · 223 reviews
    Beautiful hotel with a stunning view of Lake Como. Excellent location in Varenna. So glad we chose this hotel for our honeymoon.
    Caitlyn
    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
    Will
    United Kingdom
  • 8.8
    Excellent · 595 reviews
    Superb boutique hotel with a fantastic view on the Lake Como
    Arnaud
    France

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