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Hotel Aracoeli
Ranked #7 of 11 Hotels in Orta San Giulio
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“Nice hotel”
Reviewed 20 February 2012

The hotel is located in a beautiful town.

Rooms are clean and different. Full of nice details.

Hotel emplacement is amazing.
Superb breakfast.
Wifi only on the entrance which is also really nice.

"Free parking" is about 15minutes walking.. althought you can stop for a while in front of the hotel for the luggage.

It's ideal for holidays.. maybe not that much for business trip.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
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Newmarket, Suffolk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2011

Lovely hotel in a beautiful little town. Staff/service and location faultless. Rooms are quirky and characteristic. We had "That's Amore" which overlooked the square. We did (as other people who have posted) flood the room from the open shower. However my girlfriend was to blame as she put the shower mat over the plug hole!
Breakfast was plentiful and eclectic, loads going on! Free computer with internet in the breakfast room too.
One thing to bare in mind. We arrived by car on a Sunday. The square is closed off and the world and his wife were in Orta. It was hectic to say the least! However we thoroughly enjoyed the Aroeceli and Orta.

Room Tip: That's Amore overlooks the square
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  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 September 2011

Location couldn't be better. Fabulous views of the lake, island and town square. Amazing breakfasts and extremely helpful staff. Showers very quirky, but good and hot. Comfortable bed and all spotlessly clean.

Room Tip: Go for "A Room of One's Own"
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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 September 2011

Hotel Aracoeli is a great place to stay in the Italian Lakes. We also travelled to Lake Como but found that a bit too big and touristy for our liking and we enjoyed Lake Orta much more.

We had a top floor room with a balcony overlooking the square with a view of the lake. The best time to enjoy the room was in the late afternoon when we could sit and watch the world go by. As the other reviewers have mentioned the room is furnished in a modern way with an open shower in the middle of the room. We did like the design, but could understand that this may not be to everyone’s taste.

The location of the hotel is perfect being right on the main square. Although everything is close in Orta this gives you easy access to the restaurants and the bars. We spent a nice evening sitting outside of the cocktail bar that is right across from the hotel.

Breakfast was good and generous, with a buffet selection of cheese, cold meats, breads, pastries, cakes, and fruit. There are several nice restaurants in the town (the hotel restaurant is good, but slightly expensive), and great gelato bar.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 August 2011

Ideally located in the heart of Orta San Giulio, the stylish and minimalistic Aracoeli at first seems at odds with the historic setting. But the unusual juxtaposition works; the contemporary rooms make for a comfortable and unique base to explore the beautiful town and lake.

Whilst a shower, albeit a powerful one, in the middle of the bedroom may not be to everyone’s tastes, the rooms have everything you need, including a comfy bed, free mini-bar, high quality toiletries and dressing gowns. The free internet in the breakfast room is a bonus as well. Top tip: reserve a room with a balcony. The view of the lake is awesome.

The breakfasts are fantastic with a wide choice on offer. Although the Aracoeli only has seven rooms, the guests at nearby Hotel Olina also eat breakfast there. It can get a little busy in the morning but try to bag a table outside to watch the Orta San Giulio come to life.

The Aracoeli is a great venue in a wonderful part of the world.

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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Aracoeli
Address: Piazza E. Motta 34, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
Region: Italy > Piedmont > Province of Novara > Orta San Giulio
Amenities:
Beach Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 11 Hotels in Orta San Giulio
Price range (per night): ₹ 6,976 - ₹ 11,563
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Aracoeli 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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