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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We have been here before and were glad when we found out our friends arranged their wedding at the villa d'este in June 2013 , we stayed in a suite overlooking the lake and the kids had individual beds. The wedding was unforgettable and the ceremony was carried out in front of the long steps, the wedding dinner was perfect...

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1Thank Martino B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Villa d'Este is a wonderful place to experience old-world Italy. Surrounded by history this gorgeous old hotel was very romantic for my husband and me to spend a weekend. We took a walk around the beautiful gardens and found many spots to take photos. The service is top-notch and the food is excellent. Personally I would have preferred to see...

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3Thank Shopper1973
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Isn't it nice to arrive at a property where everything is juuuuust perfecto ?? - This is where "Villa Deluxe" ( Villa D"Este) in beautiful down town Lake Como fits in for sure. From the moment that you drive into this breathtaking property, it is evident that the magnificent gardens and grounds have been manicured for decades with all the...

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4Thank RelaxWithMax
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 12 December 2013

We strolled the fabulous grounds and gardens, descreetly snooped around the classic buildings soaking in the history and grace. Oh... If those walls could talk! Then settled in for a long and decadent lunch. It's not 'just' an afternoon repast. Rather, it's theater dressed as a 5 star meal. Pricey? Quite. Worth the price of entry? Without question; it's an...

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2Thank Michael R
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2013

We loved our stay at Villa d'Este for our 2 year anniversary. I think "old world charm and elegance" is the best way to describe this beautiful hotel. The customer service was by far the best we experienced in Europe. We were personally shown to our room and were lucky enough to be upgraded to the junior suite on arrival...

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1Thank NayiriA
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2013

My husband and I visited Villa D’Este in October for our honeymoon. It is a truly exquisite property and exceeded all expectations. What sets Villa D’Este apart from so many other world class hotels is the incredible attention to detail and exceptional service. From the minute you arrive, staff will personally greet you and will make sure that your every...

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1Thank Simone L
Mahwah, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 December 2013

The hotel is situated on a beautiful lake. It has a free floating pool. The grounds are right out of a movie. You can take a boat ride around the lake and ssee the homes of the famous and affluent. The hotel is close to Switerland making a day trip to Lugano very easy.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 13 November 2013

This place is amazing. It's classic Italian style and opulence. The facility is an old classic hotel in a good way. Beautiful and spotless. The grounds are spectacular. The service is exactly what you'd expect… perfect. And the view… it's basically like visiting a post card. Everywhere you look is amazing. I didn't want for anything while staying there. The...

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1Thank TallerTwentyFive
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 13 November 2013

I have been coming to the hotel for a few years-every time there is a new discovery. Absolutely a top class luxury hotel in every sense of the word where you would not get disappointed ever. The hotel is grand, the view, ambiance are super. Food is expensive but you are affluent, right?! Service is professionally at its best-anywhere. But...

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2Thank wineguyindia
Orange County, California
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We booked the Villa Malakoff, which is on the grounds of the Villa d'Este resort, for ourselves and another couple. It was easily the most incredible place we have ever stayed. The resort itself is so beautiful, with grounds that look like something from the movies! Our check-in experience was very easy and welcoming. The villa sits at the top...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Experience the splendor, the grandeur, the intrigue and the magic of Villa d'Este- an opulent hotel overlooking glorious Lake Como. Hailed as one of the best hotels in the world by Travel & Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler and Forbes Traveler, this famous resort destination has been widely praised for its beautiful gardens, exquisite cuisine, gala celebrations, impeccable décor and extraordinary hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa d'Este

Address: Via Regina 40, 22012 Cernobbio, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Cernobbio
Price Range: $777 - $1,370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa d'Este 5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Villa d`Este Hotel Cernobbio
Hotel d Este
d Este Hotel Cernobbio
Villa Deste Lake Como
Villa D'Este Lake Como/Cernobbio, Italy
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“Do pay more for a lake view room, it is worth it.”
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