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Hotel Ristorante Vecchia Riva

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 15 December 2014

I've been in this hotel during a biz trip, since it is close to the customer we had to meet. Immediately I've been surprised by the nice location, right in front of the Varese Lake, and the beauty and cleanness of the structure. This place is so peaceful and chic that I decided to be back with my family and...

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Buonasera,L'Hotel Ristorante Vecchia Riva e tutto il suo Staff ringraziano per la bellissima recesione.In attesa di averVi presto tra i...

Green Cove Springs, Florida, United States
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Great breakfast, great view from my room -- we had a lake view room. There is a nice walking trail right outside of the hotel that you can take for exercise. Lots of people and families out walking around the lake on an asphalt trail. Beautiful. Swans and ducks are nearby.

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maurizio d, Proprietario at Hotel Ristorante Vecchia Riva, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review. We are happy that you were well into our hotel and you enjoyed the area of Lake Varese. We are waiting still.

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We were here in October for 3 nights. The bathroom have the largest shower we saw anywhere we stayed. The breakfast buffet was rich. The hotel boards the lake and is also very near the highway. It has a very good restaurant which is very popular in its vicinity, but rather expensive. The staff is nervous and not happy to...

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maurizio d, Proprietario at Hotel Ristorante Vecchia Riva, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review. We are happy that you have been good in our hotel .. We wait ancora.Ci sorry if the staff there seemed a nervous, we will try to improve in this thing. Thanks again.

New London, NH
Reviewed 3 November 2014

We were here in October for one night, on our way to airport in Lugano. Hotel is new and modern,with largest shower we saw anywhere we stayed. Staff was helpful. Hotel is located right on the lake but in October the area was very quiet - almost nothing nearby was open. Other guests were mostly business men. Outdoor dining area...

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maurizio d, Proprietario at Hotel Ristorante Vecchia Riva, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review. We are happy that you have been good in our hotel .. We wait again, maybe in the summer so you can eat outside and enjoy the lake of Varese. Thanks again

Tel Aviv
Reviewed 20 June 2014

We made a tour of the Italy lakes and we stayed 4 nights in this hotel. It was superb in every aspect. The service, the cleanliness, the facilities all were more than what we expected. The breakfast buffet was rich. We had a very nice and quite large room. The hotel boards the lake and is also very near the...

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maurizio d, Proprietario at Hotel Ristorante Vecchia Riva, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review. We are very happy that you have enjoyed our hotel and our restaurant. We hope to have you as a guest again soon. Thanks again

Reviewed 4 May 2014

Convenient and scenic area centrally located between Milano, airport, Lago Maggiore and hiking trails. Rooms were very comfortable and staff very friendly. Great value for the price. The continental breakfast buffet had a large selection of fruit, pastries and cafe/capuccino all very tasty.

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maurizio d, Proprietario at Hotel Ristorante Vecchia Riva, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your great review from your stay in our Hotel.We hope to see you in a next time.Best Wisches,Luciano

Reviewed 15 September 2013

We stayed their with a group of 20 friends for a rowing event. The position was perfect for us with the Hotel land going down to the lake and its rowing course. We could even see a glimpse of the races through the trees from our balcony! The room was modern, comfortable and nicely decorated . Everything was very clean...

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Abbots Langley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Rooms are spacious with a good sized bathroom. Safe in room was large enough to hold my laptop, iPad, kindle,.... You can rent bikes at the hotel for 8€ (or 15€ for an electrical one). The lido is just a few hundred meters away and the town centre approx 10 min by car. The continental breakfast buffet had a large...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 June 2013

This is a lovely little hotel, recently refurbished which offers really good service, decent food and nicely furnished rooms. For the price we paid I was expecting an average establishment but this place exceeded all our expectations. The hotel is situated in a quite corner of Varese right by the lake. There is nothing in the surrounding area, so plan...

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Reviewed 5 November 2012

Beautifull setting right on the lake with impressive veiw of the snow covered mountains. Nice restaurant, reasonably priced. Excellent room, just a little small, but very quiet. On the negative side: you will have to pay for WiFi.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Hotel is located on the shores of Lake Varese in the absolute tranquility of one of the most beautiful areas of the city of Varese. We have 20 double rooms that can be transformed into triple or quadruple for families and 4 single rooms. Access to Wi-Fi and cable is 'free in the entire property. Our facility is ideal for customers Bussines, being close to the Milan Fair and Expo 2015 site, either for short holidays exploring the beauty of the lakes in the province of Varese. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ristorante Vecchia Riva

Address: Via Giovanni Macchi 146 | Lago Di Varese, 21100 Varese, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Province of Varese > Varese
Price Range: $93 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ristorante Vecchia Riva 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Varese
#4 Family Hotel in Varese
#6 Business Hotel in Varese
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“Ask for Lake View room on the second floor which has a high ceiling.”
 of 5 bubbles Napamel, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Second floor 210 ,”
 of 5 bubbles CrocodileD, 27 May 2015 | Read review
“A lake view here must be the preferred option.”
 of 5 bubbles 9999David, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Try and get a lake view with balcony on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Irishpants, 2 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles VladimirNZ, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
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