Luxury hotels in Lake Como
1Grand Hotel Tremezzo
Repeatedly voted as one of the best hotels in Lake Como, Grand Hotel Tremezzo oozes elegance and grandeur. Nestled on the western shores of Lake Como, Grand Hotel Tremezzo offers unrivalled panoramic views of the waters with a backdrop of the Grigne Mountains and Bellagio. The hotel itself is an architectural masterpiece with an art nouveau design and grand facade. Inside, the hotel is decorated with opulence and beautiful statement pieces add character. With accommodation options of rooms, suites and a villa, the hotel is comfortable and welcoming with all room types offering incredible scenery. In addition, the hotel’s amenities have a luxurious air with a beautiful park, three pools and a private lakeside beach.
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Grand Hotel Tremezzo is also known for its spectacular pool which floats on the edge of Lake como. Offering a unique experience this pool is pure heaven on earth as it floats on the sparkling waters of Lake Como overlooking Bellagio with the breathtaking scenery of the Grigne mountains as a backdrop. This one of a kind pool suspended within the water on pontoons right next to the luxury hotels private beach area where you’ll find sand speckled with sun loungers and a wooden terrace with olive trees, and white parasols providing shade. If time allows stay until the sunset as the moon rises over the lake and the town of Bellagio across the lake lights up.
More info visit: www.grandhoteltremezzo.com
2Mandarin Oriental Lago Di Como
Mandarin Oriental is a brand renowned for luxury and their incredible 5 star hotel in Lake Como is no exception. Set amid lush grounds just outside the little town of Blevio on Lake Como’s south-east shore. Hugging the shores of the lake, this beautiful 19th century villa Roccabruna (former home of mezzo-soprano Giuditta Pasta; Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti) has been extensively renovated into a beautiful, modern hotel with oriental charm.
The main villa and eight annexes spread around the gardens house 75 large and light-filled rooms and suites. Offering a contemporary decor and elegant design whilst also boasting sweeping panoramic views of the glistening Lake Como.
Mandarin Oriental Lake como is also home to the Michelin starred restaurant L’Aria with a menu that has a Japanese twist on Italian cuisine. For a spot of refreshment and relaxation, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Lake Como is the ultimate wellness destination with a holistic approach to wellbeing and an exhaustive list of available treatments. Meanwhile, it is the pool that is the star attraction floating on Lake Como itself with a magnificent backdrop.
More info visit: www.mandarinoriental.com
3Il Sereno Lake Como
As one of Europe’s most luxurious hotels, Il Sereno Lake Como is located Located right on the lakefront, in the charming town of Torno. The, award-winning designer, Patricia Urquiola combines comfort and elegance to create relaxing, welcoming and luxurious accommodation.
30 suites are chic and cosy, with gentle palettes of greens, blues, and taupe reflect the colours of the lake, blending beautifully with the Travertino marble’s greys and the leather and wood’s browns. On the lake’s edge, there’s a heated infinity pool with underwater music and mood lighting, as well as a tiny sandy beach.
The hotel boasts a Michelin starred restaurant, Berton al Lago, that offers two dining experiences, a tasting menu or a la carte dining. The Lobby Bar is also a phenomenal feature of the hotel with an outdoor terrace offering panoramic views of Lake Como and providing a base to enjoy the Italian sunsets with an aperitif. In addition, the resort has an extensive list of activities to enjoy including wine tasting, cooking classes and boating on Lake Como itself.
More info visit: www.serenohotels.com
4Villa Lario Lake Como
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Villa Lario is a hidden gem located off the beaten track and providing a relaxing escape. Sitting on the edge of Lake Como, Villa Lario is the perfect place to unwind sitting on over two acres of private gardens nestled between the turquoise waters and dramatic cliffs. The suites only villa is the perfect balance between history and modernity.
The suites are located in four different constructions. Il Palazzo, the historical 19th century lake front classical villa that hosts 7 Suites, the Penthouse and large reception areas opening to a fresco decorated loggia and terrace, Villa Bianca with four Suites (including two double suites), the reception and restaurant, the Pavilion, an independent 2 bedroom villa and the Garden Suite, an independent suite in the historical gardens.
The suites are all individually decorated to fine detail and provide a home away from home. The rooms have a clean aesthetic thanks to bright white tones and monochrome colours. Alongside the stunning gardens that are just waiting to be explored, Villa Lario also offers an infinity pool to dive into and a private pontoon to set sail from.
More info visit: www.villalario.com
With its lakefront location, Filario Hotel is the perfect destination to experience the delights of Lake Como. This luxury hotel in Lake como is located just a 10-minute boat journey across the lake from the beautiful Villa del Balbianello, which was featured in the James Bond film Casino Royale.
Filario’s beautifully minimalist decor are a refreshing from the lake como’s classically themed hotels. The modern hotel has an air of sophistication mixed with a bohemian vibe with suites designs inspired by nature and a colour palette of earthy tones. Large floor-to-ceiling windows let in ample of light while also allowing you to take in the views of the lake.
Featuring just 13 rooms, Filario is an intimate affair. All 13 rooms feature private, cosy balconies and stunning views over the Lake. Filario is also home to a stunning infinity pool with views of the lake, access to private beach lined with cabanas, providing the perfect location to admire the scenery and laze under the sun. The hotel also boasts exceptional Italian hospitality, exquisite dining locations and an activities calendar if you’re looking for a spot of adventure including complimentary use of pedalos, canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.
More info visit: www.filario.it
6Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni
As one of Lake Como’s most prestigious hotels, Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni offers five star luxury and historic surroundings. Located in the heart of Bellagio, and set in a beautiful garden with Mediterranean plants, this luxury hotel extensive hotel offers the best views of Lake Como and has been hosting since 1850.
The hotel is rich in heritage with a grand design that is a melting pot of art nouveau, neoclassical and Empire style architecture. With marble columns and staircases, trompe l’oeil, and Murano chandeliers, the lavish interiors evoke a 19th-century environment.The hotel’s opulence continues into the suites with unique rooms of individual design and elegant decor. The on-site Mistral Restaurant is holder of a Michelin star serving up delectable Mediterranean cuisine of only the freshest and finest local ingredients.
More info visit: www.villaserbelloni.com
A place of timeless beauty and historic charm, Villa d’Este is an elegant, five star hotel that is one of the world’s most celebrated hotels. For centuries a residence of the aristocracy – princesses, marquises, sultans and tsars. And since 1873, an elegant and charming five-star resort; one of the most celebrated in the world.
The hotel is set in a 10-hectare private park with terraces, sculptures, and a mosaic-adorned garden and lake views that fills the eyes and inspires the mind. From the sculptures that adorn the grounds to the Murano chandeliers, enormous staircases, and famous works of art that adorn the opulent interiors, every nook and corner breathes history. The sophisticated rooms and suites all offer either a park or lake view and offer incredible privacy and a quiet space.
Villa d’Este is more of a destination than a hotel with an endless amount of areas to discover and things to do from indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, golf simulator and squash court. Along with 8 outdoor tennis courts, a floating pool on the lake, canoeing, SUP, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing on the lake and more. Dining at Villa d’Este is an experience for the senses with an irresistible menu of dishes whilst waiters and sommeliers attend to your every wish with large windows offering panoramic lake views
More info visit: www.villadeste.com
On the south east side of Lake Como sits Villa Mojana, a luxury hotel with endless charm and magnificent views. The hotel is known as the green paradise of Lake Como set within beautiful surroundings amid a garden of olive and palm trees and providing opportunities to get in touch with nature.
With just 6 bedrooms Villa Mojana feels more like a highly elegant family home than a hotel. The rooms at Villa Mojana is of incredible comfort set within elegantly decorated rooms that all offer stunning views of the lake. Katia Vitale, the owner-architect-designer, rebuilt a subtly exquisite turn-of-the-century villa with Italian flare. Natural colours and materials are used in the clever modern décor.
The grounds feature an abundance of outdoor spaces with a beautifully manicured garden and heated infinity pool. When it comes to dining, nowhere offers a better setting to enjoy a meal than Villa Mojana with a sunny terrace to have breakfast, grab a snack or indulge in a gastronomic dinner.
More info visit: www.villamojanabellagio.com
9Vista Palazzo Lago di Como
Vista Palazzo Lago di Como is the only five star luxury hotel in the city centre of Como. Housed in a salmon-pink Venetian-style structure from the 1800s, with a quiet entrance facing Piazza Cavour, with romantic balustrades and Juliet balconies. This luxury hotel is the ideal boutique hotel if you are looking to base yourself in the city of Como.
With just 18 splendid suites and palatial rooms in this beautiful boutique hotel, the interiors showcase Italian craftsmanship. Head to the top floor where you can find the the Infinity Bar and Ristorante Sottovoce, one of the first rooftop restaurants in the city, offering an intimate atmosphere surrounded by incomparable views of the lake.
More info visit: www.vistalagodicomo.com
10Hotel Belvedere Lake Como
Hotel Belvedere is a luxury lakeside paradise that was dreamt of in 1880 and has remained in the family ever since. Five generations of women have run Hotel Belvedere and with it brought their family values offering unrivalled hospitality, a warm spirit and home cooked meals.
The hotel provides simple and modern rooms with an Italian flair whilst the restaurant offers dishes of local ingredients to be enjoyed with a view of the lake. In addition, the spa is a tranquil retreat to relax and unwind with expert treatments, multisensory showers and a Turkish bath.
More info visit: www.belvederebellagio.com