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Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Superb pricey hotel. I'm always happy to pay for quality. With the amount paid by clients I would expect better than a buffet breakfast or at least an egg chef standing by. Its the opposite, no chef, pretty average buffet, and they charged me an extra €9 for a couple of fried eggs!! Could and should do better!

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Borromees, Direttore at Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees, responded to this review

I thank MAG900 for his review and for his patronage. I am sorry to learn that the Grand hotel des Iles Borromées has not been up to the expectation. Specifically because of the price of the fried eggs. Considering that it took him more than a year to “digest” those eggs and write his review, I am sure that to...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Beautifully appointed grand hotel from the second half of the 19th century. Has a nice spa with sauna, Turkish bath and inside swimming pool. Very nice rooms, poorly isolated from the neighboring ones. Disappointingly slow free wi-fi, consistently metered under 0.5 Mbps in the room. No wifi in the restaurant/breakfast room. We were disappointed to find our luggage still at...

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UK
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A very grand hotel. We were stunned on arrival as we dared to pull our rental car into the ornate gates. Service very high quality and great French cuisine. The grounds are nice. The atmosphere is grand but relaxed. There is art everywhere! It's an easy place to be and feel special. Staff are friendly and welcoming. The concierge was...

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Oakton, Virginia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here during a Backroads walking/hiking tour of the Italian Lakes. We were celebrating our 30 Anniversary and my 60th Birthday. The whole trip was magical, but this hotel was one of the absolute highlights. It is truly a Grand old hotel, but beautifully updated for modern comfort. Make sure you get a room that faces...

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calabasas
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Get a lakeview room, view is breathtaking. Go on the ferry to visit isola bella and isola madre. go to verbania and visit villa taranto. Eat at Papagamo restaurant in Stresa , ate there twice , meal was outstanding. Breakfast at the hotel comes with the room, best breakfast we had in Italy, it has lake view while you eat....

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful staff, food, setting; bathroom shower/tub & fixtures oddly situated causing partial flooding of bathroom floor if not used very judiciously, very slow tub/shower drain. Beautiful garden view with flowers and fountains; I would definitely stay there again if I ever return to Stresa.

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here after a brief stay in Bellagio on Lake Como. The hotel met all of our expectations, nice room with balcony, breakfast included in the rate. Not cheap but not real $$$ either. Just be aware the hotel is on a main boulevard so it can get noisy during the day but pretty quiet at...

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I have been to plenty of hotels in my travels, but the Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees stands out a being one of the best. Wherever you wander within the hotel, you feel like you are in a museum. Artwork and marble throughout. We had an upgraded room with an amazing terrace and view of Lake Maggiore. Breakfasts were amazing....

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Sugar Land, Texas
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Had a deluxe lake view room on the 2nd floor. Entire hotel, including my room, was breathtakingly beautiful. I've stayed in many hotels in many countries and this is certainly in the top 3 of the most gorgeous I've been able to stay in. Bed was not at all comfortable which is the only reason I didn't rate as a...

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Minnesota
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We spent 6 nights at Hotel Des Iles Borromees. The hotel recently celebrated 150 years so it had been recently decorated as such. We were in room 325 with a french balcony overlooking the street/lake and islands. Quiet, we slept with the window shut as it was late September. There was some street noise with the windows open.The room is...

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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. ... more   less 

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Address: Corso Umberto I, 67, 28838, Stresa, Italy
Region: Italy > Piedmont > Lake Maggiore > Stresa
Price Range: ₹ 11,974 - ₹ 22,496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees 5*
Number of rooms: 172
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