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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charming smaller hotel, just off the beaten path, comfortable rooms and an unbelievable view. Very nice helpful staff. Would stay there again anytime. Very good breakfast. Great place to have a glass of wine on their large patio. Wish we had stayed longer than two nights.

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Bermuda2010
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had tried to reserve at the Royal Victoria which a friend had just returned from staying at , but they were booked. Hotel Du Lac was our second choice, but if I were to return (which I hope to) I would stay at Hotel Du Lac again!! We were greeted by the friendly professional front desk staff when we... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This hotel is situated in a perfect spot on Lake Como. From its terrace where they serve breakfast in the morning and drinks in the evening, it is hard to find a better view. If you are lucky and get the right room your view will be similarly outstanding. We unfortunately were not so lucky. We stayed in an annex... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stumbled across this hotel completely by chance when looking for somewhere to lunch - and what a find. The secluded terrace is the perfect place to dine al fresco with only one waiter, a few scattered tables and the lake for company. The kitchen keeps things simple, fresh and light, just what you want in the land of wine... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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157 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Varenna is a delightful small village on Lake Como and has many advantages First,It is one a train line and this is a positive if one is prepared not to hire a car.Second,Varenna is quiet and the Hotel du Lac hangs over the LakeFinally it is a pleasant stroll from the hotel to the ferry terminal. We have stayed several... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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71 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed here two nights in mid-October. The hotel is something of an architectural hodgepodge with one "wing" at different heights and with a different staircase than the other. Certainly qualifies as a "Quirky" hotel (one of the questions asked in the reviews) but great staff, lovely view over the lake, and am ambience which is to die for. The hotel... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Varenna is a small town with an amazing location. Hotel du Lac is right on Lake Como and we were fortunate to have a large terrace right on the water. The front desk reception was extremely welcoming and helpful. Our room was wonderful as was the breakfast. I would highly recommend Hotel du lac and hope to return one day.

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melbourne
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is the second time I have been to Varenna and I believe I have found the best place to stay. We had a room with a balcony and to hear the water lapping at night whilst going to sleep was so restful. The location is perfect and the balcony overlooking the lake where you can have a beautiful breakfast,... More 

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Waterford, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We decided to wind down our vacation in Italy with a stay in Varenna on Lake Como. After researching hotels in Varenna we chose the Hotel du Lac and are so glad we did. First, Varenna is an absolutely charming town set on the beautiful Lake Como surrounded by the Italian Alps. Then add the beautiful and comfortable setting of... More 

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Encinitas, California
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had too small single rooms, which I nick-named the 'tiny tim' rooms but they were nice with a good-size modern tiled bathroom and the beds were twins. My only complaint on the rooms was I made it very clear when making my reservations that they had a small refrigerator...the did not!! I was told they did! The front desk... More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Additional Information about Hotel du Lac

Address: Via del Prestino 4, 23829 Varenna, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Varenna
Price Range: $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Du Lac Varenna
Hotel Du Lac Varenna, Lake Como
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“I think all the rooms have a view, ask for a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles patrickshann0n, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We loved our room on the 2nd floor with a large terrace overlooking the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles NY-traveler63, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We asked for a lake view, but did not get a full lake view. I think you need to be in the main part of the hotel for the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles Andyhl2, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford it get a lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles 188DaleS, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a terrace overlooking Lake Como”
  • Sunset over Lake Como from our terrace at Hotel du Lac
 of 5 bubbles Sugarpye, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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