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Athens, Alabama
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54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014

This was our first European vacation and Como was our first night in Italy. Our room had a balcony with a lake view and overlooked the square. Lake Como is so tranquil and peaceful, a perfect soothing port after our flight. Little did we know but this was the one of 2 best views we would have on our 2... More 

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Oscar_C61, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Metropole Suisse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Flowergirl103, thank you for sharing this superb review about your experience with us. It goes without saying that it is always gratifying to read that you are thoroughly satisfied with your stay in our Hotel. How beautiful to know that you selected our location to start your italian adventure, we are glad that you found Como to be tranquil... More 

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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Start Italy here! After that big flight to Milano a short drive takes you to this quiet and not so crowded village to enjoy the food and shopping and art and crowds to come in your days and weeks in Italy. This place is quiet at night. They have great breakfast and evening menu is good too. Plenty of gelato... More 

Thank Jow S
Oscar_C61, Guest Relations Manager at Metropole Suisse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jow S, what a lovely title you gave to your review ! It is amazing to read that Como has been the very first place that welcomed you in Italy ! it is almost impossible not to fall in love with this corner of bliss, enclosed between the lake and huge mountains. We are glad that you took advantage... More 

Burgess Hill, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

This hotel has a great location on the Lake, take a lake boat just across the road or walk into town with all the shops and restuants. The rooms are large and have a old time elegant which is charming ,we had a balcony overlooking the lake and very comfortable and huge bathroom, breakfast was very good too. Reception staff... More 

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Oscar_C61, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Metropole Suisse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Naki59, we are extremely grateful for your marvellous, to say the least, comment that you shared here on TripAdvisor. It is lovely to read your kind words of acknowledgement regarding the very close attractions and enjoyable activities that you can appreciate in Como. Thank you for mentioning the value and quality of our rooms, we are pleased that you... More 

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25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

We have stayed here before and this time brought elderly parents with us. The room we had was smaller than most for the same money but the views more than made up for it . All the staff are very friendly and helpful. The room we had overlooked the square / lake and was a tad noisy on the Saturday... More 

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Oscar_C61, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Metropole Suisse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bearthepi, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor about your recent stay with us. You have my apologies that the room dimensions did not meet your expectations. We are pleased that you were able to enjoy our square/lake view during your stay. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our meals at our restaurant and the hospitality of... More 

Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

We capped off our tour of Tuscany with one day at Como and we stayed at the Metropole Suisse Hotel, which was very lovely. Here are the good and the bad: The Good: - The staff went out of their way to be welcoming and pleasant. - The hotel itself is historic and has great character. It is directly across... More 

3 Thank Chris R
Oscar_C61, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Metropole Suisse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chris R., it is wonderful to read such an accurate review about your stay here with us. We are grateful that you mentioned both positive and negative aspects, so that we can have a chance to give advices to our future guests and also clarify thoroughly some matters. First of all, we would like to warmly thank you for... More 

Palm Beach, Florida
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Great location, friendly staff, very antique for my taste, but different, If I compare it to other 4star hotel that I have stayed in the past, I would not say that is a 4 star hotel, but 31/2 star. The great thing I can say about this hotel is that we were able to sleep, cause usually old hotels do... More 

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Oscar_C61, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Metropole Suisse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Aliuska13, Thank you for taking the time to write this comment on Tripadvisor.com. We very much appreciate your comments and are pleased you enjoyed our great location such as the friendly staff. I have shared your kind words with our staff. We really sorry that your room does not come up with your taste, in terms of style and... More 

Twyford, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014

That's the thing about TP ratings there isn't one for 'good'. It's easy to get to from the main station - basically down the steps, through the little park and straight on - about 15 mins walk. Positioned on the corner of Piazza Cavour and the main road along the lake, it is noisy, but then you're right opposite the... More 

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Oscar_C61, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Metropole Suisse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elspeth34, thank you for writing this detailed report of your recent experience in our hotel. We are very satisfied to know that you considered us better than average and it has been a pleasure assisting you during your stay. We always do our best to make our guests feel good and, for this, we take the opportunity to inform... More 

Moama, Australia
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We had 2 nights at this lovely hotel which was perfectly located with close access to all that beautiful Como has to offer. The room was very clean + comfortable with gorgeous old world ambiance and had a priceless view over the Marina. The staff were very friendly + helpful and the breakfast buffet good. Would highly recommend this hotel... More 

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Oscar_C61, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Metropole Suisse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vinotime, thank you for making us proud of our much-loved job, as we greatly appreciate that you highly recommended our lovely hotel. We are delighted that you pointed out our location, the starting point for a nice discovery trip in the beautiful city of Como, a place which we are very fond of. We are happy that you found... More 

New York City, New York
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303 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

This hotel is located perfectly in Como. Its right across the street from the lake. Shopping is just minutes away by foot. The room we stayed 417 was updated and modern. Very comfortable king size beds, old fashionbath tub and a spacious bathroom. It was very clean. The staff spoke many languages and were very knowledgeable. Great recommendations for Restaurants... More 

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Oscar_C61, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Metropole Suisse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Richard, thank you for choosing Metropole&Suisse hotel for your holiday and for taking the time to post your comments on TripAdvisor.com. I am personally going to pass on your kind words to the team, I am sure your comment encourage them to continue their beloved work to provide unique experiences to all of our guests. We are glad... More 

Athens, Greece
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45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Stayed over the holiday weekend and truly enjoyed the stay. We were there for the Good Friday procession which went directly past our window. The Cardinal even waved at us as we watched from our window. The hotel itself is in a fantastic location, across the street from the lake and a ferry stop. Within walking distance of too many... More 

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Oscar_C61, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Metropole Suisse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bubble OC, we are very happy that you spent a bit of your time to write a lovely review, for that we thank you very much. Really we are in a very special position, you stayed during the Easter period you were very lucky to feel this magic moment, we are pleased when our guests take advantage of our... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Hotel dating from 1892 situated in city center, close to main shopping area, overlooking the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Metropole Suisse Hotel

Address: Piazza Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 19, 22100, Como, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Como
Price Range: $127 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Metropole Suisse Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 71
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“Ask for a room overlooking the lake”
  • View from my window (which opened up)
 of 5 bubbles dvanwyck, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the marina.”
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“High floor room overlooking the square or harbour”
  • Breath in for a shower
  • Room with a view but not much space for a double
 of 5 bubbles DavidFOSH, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We have had a lunch (without accomodation)”
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“Lake view rooms was definitely worth the extra!”
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