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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2013

We returned home from Lake Como, Italy on the 17th of march 2013, The hotel Britannia excelsior was great. We went with Shearing coach company on a 9 day all inclusive trip which included excursions to Milan, Como market, and the lake tour by coach. We also paid for the optional excursions, St Moritz & Bernina express train (worth it)...

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10Thank Margaret C
Shropshire
Reviewed 20 March 2013

Stayed at this hotel on a Shearings holiday, found it to be clean, comfortable & friendly staff. We upgraded to a room with a lakeside view ,lovely room, view spoilt by the large crane outside the window! A good sun terrace a bonus in the summer with lovely views of the lake. The dining room although very nice is large...

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2Thank Gwyllem
lancashire
Reviewed 19 March 2013

first time travelling with leger holidays, coach and both drivers (stuart and mike) were excellent, we had a room with a balcony overlooking the lake which was lovely, food varied and dining room very nice and waiters very helpful. would recommend this hotel.

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4Thank pholme
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2013

was not expecting much but we were very happy with this hotel we were given a free upgrade to a lovely lake view room with balcony,very comfortable room ,clean towels every day,great location got the ferry to Bellagio from just up the road,excellent value for the money,will return next year.

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6Thank ginocard169
Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Went with Shearings on a bus holiday to this hotel and upgraded before we went, would not do this next time as it was only 40 euros to upgrade on arrival. Our room and the Hotel was lovely and had lots of great sitting areas. Food was good enough for the price paid and there was a great selection of...

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6Thank Alison-Heeley
Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Went to the hotel for my wife's birthday which turned to be a poor experience. On arrival at 02.00 hrs we were taken to the wrong room, unable to locate night porter. Room sorted next morning but offered no assistance to move rooms. New room superb views over the lake and pre-alps - snow covered tops. We found the dining...

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3Thank d00dlers
Reviewed 15 March 2013

This was my second yr back on the same date , meeting up with friends , we had great service , fab food and an excellent hotel , I asked to move rooms as fridge wasn't working and they couldn't help me enough

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3Thank Leicester3
STOCKPORT
Reviewed 15 March 2013

It makes me sad to write this as potentially this hotel really could have it all. Firstly if you go at a quieter time of year with Shearings then think twice about paying for an upgrade in advance. We paid out 3 x £164 EXTRA before we went total £492 for a three bedroomed , superior lake view room with...

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8Thank HYDE55
Paisley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Stayed here last September and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves .The view from our balcony was stunning,the accommodation more than adequate and the food and drink excellent value for money.The staff were extremely helpful and cheerful,especially the receptionist from Scotland, I would recommend this hotel (& have done) to anyone. I tried to write this review when we returned from holiday when...

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4Thank Tom W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Food and alcoholic drink plentiful but would get boring beyond 3 nights on all inclusive. Evening meal is good with a lot of choices and freshly made. Staffs were nice and happy to help. This hotel is mainly geared towards senior citizen and group tours, so if you are under 50 and not wanting to be in a' working men...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Britannia Excelsior is set on the shores of Lake Como and is a former 19th-century inn. The beautiful guest rooms are tastefully decorated with luxury fabrics and antique furniture. The hotel boasts four bars four restaurants and two swimming pools open seasonally.RnrnJust 50 metres from the Cadenabbia landing dock, the Britannia Excelsior offers free parking and beautiful views of Bellagio. RnrnThe centre of Griante is a 10 minutes' walk away. Free public parking is available near the swimming pool. All rooms at the Britannia Excelsior Hotel are equipped with satellite TV and private bathroom with shower and hairdryer. Some rooms overlook the lake and some even have a balcony. RnrnFree Wi-Fi is available in the public areas and breakfast is a continental-style buffet available daily in the main restaurant. Both the buffet-style restaurant and the a la carte, lakeside restaurant specialise in classic Italian and international cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Britannia Excelsior

Address: Via Regina 41, 22011 Cadenabbia di Griante, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Cadenabbia di Griante
Price Range: $118 - $676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Hotel Britannia Excelsior 3*
Number of rooms: 284
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Britannia Excelsior Hotel
Hotel Britannia Excelsior Cadenabbia
Grand Hotel Britannia Excelsior Cadenabbia Di Griante, Lake Como, Italy
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