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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Desenzano Del Garda, Province of Brescia, Lombardy

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_kekekaty...
St. Petersburg, Russia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Simply the best”
Reviewed 10 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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My family and I spent a wonderful month at Giuliana's house. This was our first experience of staying at a house not a hotel. And I felt a bit nervous about it. The place turned out to be much better than I expected. Perfectly clean, comfortable, cozy, with excellent bed and very beautiful garden. We had everything we needed. Guiliana and her family were so kind to us, very friendly and helpful. For the first time in my life I felt abroad like home. Dreaming of coming back.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

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JGS2811
Stokesley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Lovely apartment on beautiful Lake Garda”
Reviewed 26 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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We (a family of 2 adults and 2 teenagers) stayed in Giuliana's house for 10 nights. Desenzano, as well as being an interesting and entertaining town in its own right, is an excellent base from which to explore other locations around Lake Garda and beyond. We used the ferries and our hire car to explore the entire lake while we were here. Verona is within easy reach by car or train. We also enjoyed a day trip to Milan by train. Lake Garda is beautiful with a distinctly alpine feel in the north becoming more Mediterranean as you move south. Each of the towns around the lake has its own distinctive character and it's worth visiting as many as possible, Giuliana's house is spacious, clean and very well equipped. There is a lovely terrace with gorgeous views of the lake. Our hosts very kindly provided us with a fridge full of beer, soft drinks and fizz which was very much appreciated. They made themselves available to us for any assistance we might need (not that we needed much) without being in any way intrusive during our stay. They do offer a free laundry washing service which we made use of for the towels, but they offered to wash our clothes as well. It's about a 15 minute walk from the apartment along the lakeside to the centre of Desenzano which we enjoyed in the evenings to go for dinner in one of the many restaurants. All in all, a lovely holiday in a great location in a wonderful apartment.

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Liked best: The view of the lake from the terrace.
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Other
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Richard S
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“We had a fantastic stay at this lovely property”
Reviewed 10 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Guiliana and her family couldn't do enough for us during our stay. We received a very warm welcome despite arriving a few hours early and they were extremely helpful with lifts and advice during our stay.
The property was perfect for my wife and myself, my two teenage children and a family friend.
It had everything we needed and was in a great location, we loved watching the hedge hogs that seem to have made a home there from the patio one evening and having breakfast with views of Lake Garda is a memory I will remember for a long time.
Desenzano was a perfect location for our week in the area, it was easy enough to get around by boat, bus and trains. We will definitely return someday to visit some of the vast towns we just didn't get time to visit around Garda. Our favorite places were Riva, Desenzano and Mount Baldo.
Many thanks Guiliana to you and your family for helping to make our stay so memorable.
Richard, Gill, Mitch, Jess, and Pete

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Liked best: The covered patio.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
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931cather...
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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“Brilliant location - fantastic apartment.”
Reviewed 30 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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Extremely pleasant owners. Well equipped and comfortable apartment. Excellent location - enabled us to visit many places of interest. Ideal for all ages. Great cats.

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Your age range 35-49
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