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Grand Hotel des Iles Borromees

  • Corso Umberto I 67 Map It
  • Stresa
  • Fodor's Choice
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  • The grace and style of a bygone era, with modern amenities
  • Sumptuously decorated rooms, particularly the fabulous Hemingway Suite


  • Very expensive
  • Some staff a little snooty

Published 11/12/2015

Fodor's Review

This palatial, Liberty-style hotel has catered to a demanding European clientele since 1863, and spacious salons and guest rooms still have lavish furnishings of the turn of the 20th century. But there are signs of modernity as well, including a redesigned bar, a low-calorie menu and gluten-free options at the restaurant, and extensive wellness treatments. The views, lakeside grounds, and amenities like a Jacuzzi tub in every room render this hotel a true luxury destination.

Hotel Information


Corso Umberto I 67, Stresa, Piedmont, 28838, Italy

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Dec. and Jan.
  • 179 rooms, 11 suites
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 11/12/2015

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