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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Hotel Royal Victoria for 3 nights and it was lovely. The staff are so accommodating, friendly and helpful. The staff go above and beyond - even opening breakfast early for us on a day we had to leave early to catch a train, and allowing us to check out a bit later. The view from the balcony...

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StefaniaCorti-Royal, Responsabile reception at Royal Victoria, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for your words. Our guests' satisfaction is our mission, we hope to welcome you again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our annual summer holiday here in September 2016. From the moment we arrived I knew this hotel was going to be one of the best that we have ever stayed in. Fabulously friendly and happy staff on reception who explained clearly dining and breakfast arrangements and gave us a general overview of the hotel, which is spotlessly clean....

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StefaniaCorti-Royal, Responsabile reception at Royal Victoria, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thanks so much for your words. It's a pleasure for us to read you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Hoping to welcome you again

Antibes, France
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We arrived in the gorgeous Varenna, welcomed by the staff and escorted to our suit with an incredible patio & view. Cold winter nights we made use of the fireplace & luxurious bath. We will surely return in the summer to experience the outdoor pool & bar area on the shore of Lake Como.

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StefaniaCorti-Royal, Responsabile reception at Royal Victoria, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It's such a pleasure to read your words! Our lake is a fantastic summer location, but a few people know it in winter time. We're trying to let people know how beautiful and relaxing it could be. We're happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We always try to welcome our guests at best and it's important for...

Kaunas, Lithuania
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Visited in December. Staff, breakfast and rooms were decent. Varenna is beautiful with good restaurants around, even in low season. As for the hotel, I would choose another if next time. Rooms are too pricey for the region, size and services. Services expected to be included with this price are for additional fee (crazy sauna price). Swimming pool promised to...

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Dear Guest, We're afraid if your stay with us were not as you supposed. The services offered in low season as the ones offered in high season are specified. We had some packages spa entrance included, if you choose BB the access to the suite spa has an extra fee. The pool was heated as promised. Please consider that it's...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. We had a lake view room with a nice balcony overlooking the area. Beautiful sunrise views. The room was comfortable and I particularly loved the shower. Breakfast was varied and tasty.

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StefaniaCorti-Royal, Responsabile reception at Royal Victoria, responded to this review

Thanks! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us so much, hope to welcome you again

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I arrived to a friendly, welcoming staff. I had a room overlooking the town piazza rather than a lake view room but, there was no traffic noise issue. The room had wonderful air conditioning. The hotel's lone elevator was rather slow but, besides that small quibble, the hotel was a very comfortable experience. I enjoyed a very nice dinner at...

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StefaniaCorti-Royal, Responsabile reception at Royal Victoria, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're glad to know you enjoyed your stay with us so much. We hope to welcome you again in the future.

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Great and friendly service. Delicious breakfast. Beautiful room in a lovely location. The only downside is that Wifi in the room is not free, however, it is not too expensive to access it. Also, there is free wifi in the common areas. Overall, a very pleasant stay. We highly recommend this hotel!

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StefaniaCorti-Royal, Responsabile reception at Royal Victoria, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your nice words. It has been a pleasure to welcome you and we hope to see you next time you'll be in Italy.

Reviewed 25 November 2016

This was our first visit to Lake Como. We chose to stay in Varenna as it is quieter and more intimate than Bellagio. The ferries around the lake make it very easy to visit any other towns. The Royal Victori Hotel surpassed all expectations. You feel as though you are living in a Palazzo on the lake. The rooms were...

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Thanks so much for your words! Our mission is to let our guests feel relaxed and comfortable in the magic of our location. It's a great pleasure to read we did it. Hope to welcome you soon ...

St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 18 November 2016

My wife and I stayed 2 nights during the off-season and had a wonderful experience. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We had 2 dinners in the Grill and the wait-staff were attentive and knowledgeable. The meals were excellent. The hotel is just a short walk to the lake ferries, and it is even not too difficult to walk...

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Thanks so much! We're glad to read you enjoyed your stay with us. We really hope to welcome you again.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights in October. The hotel is conveniently located and very cosy. The staff were fluent in English and helpful, and the room was clean and comfortable. But nothing beats the views from the balcony: absolutely stunning! The Victoria grill serves delicious food and the staff working there were gracious and warm. I...

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We really thank you for your good review. It's important for us to know what going on well or less with our work to let our guests fell comfortable and in peace while staying with us.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Royal Victoria is a four stars hotel facing the lake, situated in the historical centre of Varenna, a charming medieval village and one of the most appreciated tourist destinations of lake Como. The recent renovations have preserved its XIX century aspect; the rooms offer all modern comforts while maintaining the atmosphere of a charming hotel. The bright and comfortable hall provide a refined and attractive atmosphere. ... more   less 

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Address: Piazza San Giorgio 2, 23829 Varenna, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Varenna
Price Range: £129 - £292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Victoria 4*
Number of rooms: 43
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“We went for the Lake View room and the view was definitely worth paying extra for!”
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