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Grand Hotel Bristol

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Traveller (713)
Room & Suite (345)
Pool & Beach (93)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“indoor pool”(47 reviews)
“lake view”(70 reviews)
“dining room”(40 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Fitness centre
Concierge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
4 Star Hotel
The strikingly elegant Grand Hotel Bristol is set amidst beautifully tended gardens and has a wonderful view over the lake and Borromean Island at the foot of the Alps. Conveniently situated across the road from the lake, and only 300 metres from the centre of Stresa, the hotel’s large...
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Location and contact
Via Umberto Primo 1/73, 28838, Stresa, Italy
32.7 km to Malpensa Airport
91 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed yesterday

We had wanted to stay in a different hotel in Stresa but it was fully booked so were directed to this one & we're so glad we were. It's very elegant, the room was clean & comfortable, the staff in all areas were polite, friendly...More

1  Thank hazel-paul
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stayed for a week in Hotel Bristol. It is an old, large and attractive building on the lakeside with modern facilities and a very unusual 'horizontal' lift. Our room large and comfortable and quiet - well away fro the main part of the hotel. No...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were a little worried before arrival having read mixed reviews but we needn’t have been. This is, as its name suggests, a grand hotel with an impressive foyer, beautiful dining room, large bar, indoor and outdoor pools, spacious garden and fabulous views of Lake...More

1  Thank WolsyGranny
Reviewed 6 days ago

Large rooms compared to most in Europe but poor air conditioning. Beautiful pool but you needed to leave a 15 Euro deposit in cash for a pool towel,you could not charge to the room. The servers were unfriendly and were 'put off' when we requested...More

1  Thank jeanquinn51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While traveling on a 13 day tour, I was looking forward to a two night break. The exterior of the hotel mislead me to believe that the interior would match. No such luck, as our room was less than clean with air-conditioning that lowered the...More

1  Thank Michael V
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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 140 - US$ 271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Stresa
#7 Luxury Hotel in Stresa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 140 - US$ 271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Stresa
#7 Luxury Hotel in Stresa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (713)
Room & Suite (345)
Pool & Beach (93)
Dining (57)
Amenities (51)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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joyjmeek523
17 April 2018|
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Response from whitbyshobbit |
There are bus routes into Milan stopping at Milan central . Ask reception at your hotel for timetable and which bus Tec . They will be More than pleased to help
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LynneManchester
1 November 2017|
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Response from aj4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking at the hotel. You’d need to check what they would charge. It depends where you want to go. There are plenty of day trips either by boat or train once you’ve got to the resort.
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David G
11 March 2017|
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Response from AnHallam | Reviewed this property |
I think more "smart casual" than " dressy"
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Room Tips
"Either at the front of the hotel or with a partial lake view -stunning views towards the mountains."
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"Quiet rooms available but a long walk (indoors) to main hotel or use 'horizontal' lift. Lake views..."
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"Ask for the fifth floor on the lake side"
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"I would ask for a room upfront with a view of the water"
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