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All reviewsthe air conditioninglake ortafamily runperfect location to enjoyvisit regularlyminor criticismvery attentive staffbusiness tripfree parkingup hillterrace overlooking the lakevillage centrelovely balconyroom was spaciouspriced hotellovely hotelthe wi fi
This was our fifth stay at the Bussola as Orta is somewhere we visit regularly and if we can we plan our touring holidays to have a few days relaxation here. As ever the staff were friendly, helpful and spoke excellent English, and as far...More
Great swimming pool. Breakfast relaxed. Lovely view at the lake. Very well situated near the village. Quit at night. Good beds. Every day clean sheets.....! We will be back. Good that mass tourism did not found this place yet
We booked a room with a partial lake view however found we had been given a huge room with a wonderful view to the island.
The breakfast out on the balcony with the amazing view of the lake has a huge selection of fruits, cereals,...More
Hotel La Bussola is a small hotel perched on a hillside overlooking the village and lake. It is a quiet place to enjoy the peace and spiritual nature of the region from one of the private balconies. Rooms are a little small but service is...More
Lake Orta is smaller and less known than Lake Como, and the latter is easily reached by taking a train from Malano to Varenna.
But Orta is magnificent and more tranquil, and La Bussola is a little gem with a great panoramic view.
Yes, I think it will fairly easy to find if you have good directions. The roads are very narrow like many towns in Europe but it is a very small place. The innkeepers are gracious and helpful and will give you good... More
Yes, I think it will fairly easy to find if you have good directions. The roads are very narrow like many towns in Europe but it is a very small place. The innkeepers are gracious and helpful and will give you good navigating and parking instruction.