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At the centuries-old Villa d’Este, guests are greeted with the quintessential Italian elegance and heritage that has served as a retreat for royalty, Hollywood stars, writers, and musicians throughout the years.
At the centuries-old Villa d’Este, guests are greeted with the quintessential Italian elegance and heritage that has served as a retreat for royalty, Hollywood stars, writers, and musicians throughout the years. The hotel’s twenty-five acres of grounds completely immerse visitors in its charms, outfitted with spaces like a sporting club with tennis courts and jogging paths, the spa, Beauty Centre, a floating pool, and several options for dining—all by Executive Chef Michele Zambanini. Visitors can choose from 152 rooms and suites within the main building, while those hoping for a more intimate stay can choose one of the 19th-century villas across the campus, like the three-story Villa Garrovo or the Loro Piana-designed Villa Cima.
Whitewaller recommends: Asking for help planning an Italian road trip from Lake Como to Tuscany, where you’ll stay at the villa’s sister location, Villa La Massa.
Located in the village of Gargnano, Grand Hotel a Villa Feltrinelli is a picturesque Italian villa home to 20 rooms and suites, a lush lawn with a heated pool, and its eponymous restaurant awarded with two Michelin stars, run by Chef Stefano Baiocco.
Visitors at the recently-restored Villa Lària will be awestruck by the updated classic Italian architecture with modern details, and serene views of the expansive lake from the property’s four accommodations—Il Palazzo, Villa Bianca, the Garden suite, and the Pavilion.
The Patricia Urquiola-designed Il Sereno di Lago Como stands out among its lakeside surroundings with jaw-dropping contemporary architecture centered around natural materials.
The magic of VISTA Palazzo Lago di Como is the result of combining incredible lake views, luxury accommodations, and attention to detail that ensures a homey atmosphere.
Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como features 21 guestrooms, 52 suites, and two private villas,
Villa Pliniana brings 16th-century architecture to the modern day by Patricia Urquiola-designed spaces.