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St. Florence, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...the number of times I've returned to The Britannia speaks for itself as a recommendation for its beautiful location, friendly abience and reasonable prices. This was my husband's first holiday here; we married on November 5th 2016 and although we did go away immediately afterwards, this Shearings Christmas and New Year Fully Inclusive holiday felt much more like a proper...

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent Christmas 2016 here travelling with Shearings by coach. The journey was long and after reading other reviews were more than a little apprehensive as to what we were going to encounter when checking in. Although there was a queue,the team dealt with the large number of holiday makers in a quick and efficient way. Getting us to our...

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2Thank Duncan R
Venice, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good New Year here, great Gala Dinner put on by the hotel. Holiday was spoilt by paying extra for a 'deluxe balcony' which overlooked the generator. Not good for extra £95. Poor deal from Shearings.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with Shearings for Christmas, and after a long coach journey, not sure what to expect. But there was no cause for concern, it was beautiful, upgraded to a pool view room with balcony-well worth it. The views are stunning, public areas charming and great staff. Room was clean and spacious, can't fault it

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1Thank 1956sun_lover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just been to this hotel for a Christmas break. I'd been there last year and so enjoyed it I thought I would try it again. It was just as good as I'd remembered it. The hotel is clean and comfortable, the staff very helpful, the food was really nice and of course who could resist the free bar? Would definitely...

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1Thank John W
England, Oppland, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is situated on the shores of Lake Como. I spent Christmas week there and the highlight was a 7 (seven) course Christmas lunch! The staff are very friendly and work VERY hard, some of them seem to work 12 hours a day. My trip included excursions to Milano and St Moritz with a spectacular trip on one of...

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2Thank James B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived this morning on shearlings holiday payed 10 Euro to driver for breakfast it was cold and couldn't eat it mentioned it to member of staff asked if there was a microwave she mumbled something as she walked away so lesson learned. Not worth the money don't pay.

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1Thank ann w
Oxfordshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from an all-inclusive Shearings Holiday to this Hotel with friends. Having read some of the reviews we were a little concerned. We had nothing to worry about! We arrived at 08.00am having travelled overnight and received a very warm welcome on arrival. We booked a Lake View room and paid a very small price (€20) to upgrade...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just arrived back from lake como I was there for Christmas and had a fantastic time , I travelled on my own but I met wonderful people .i joined us with 3 lady's who was traveling on there own , I would like to thank the fantastic drivers Bernie and Georgia and also bernies lovely wife , also all the...

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1Thank Mariewr
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited the hotel several times before nothing has changed. The staff are helpful and friendly, the place is spotless and the food is well cooked with plenty of choice. Christmas lunch was amazing. One woman complained that the food was not up to her standard despite eating 3 courses at every meal. We called her Moaner Lisa. Don't think...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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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: $119 - $229 (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 Lake Como/Cadenabbia Di Griante, Italy
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“Higher room with lake view”
 of 5 bubbles scottmrsnormas, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want a room overlooking the lake would advice booking at same time as trip as if the hotel is busy you will not get one/”
 of 5 bubbles 254clivel, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the upgrade rooms have lake views”
 of 5 bubbles andyf365, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Balcony definitely worth paying for. There are lifts”
 of 5 bubbles ireneb241, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade to lake views”
 of 5 bubbles Honeymooners2010_10, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
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