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Via Porto Vecchio 11, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda Italy See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews old harbour small harbour perfect location ferry terminal waitress service first floor breakfast overlooking lake garda quality towels surrounded by restaurants minute walk balcony overlooking porto vecchio air con watching the world lovely little hotel reasonable size
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely location to be right on the port. The breakfast was nice and the hotel was clean. Our room was a little small but fine for what we needed. A 5 minute walk from the ferry port which is perfect when you want...More

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Response from alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel PiroscafoResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for staying with us. We work to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback! Best regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has a good location 15 minutes walk from the train station, a minute from the lakeside, 5 minutes from boat station and plenty of restaurants nearby. The hotel itself lacks quite a lot. The Wi-Fi was terrible, the breakfast was poor, the roof...More

Thank Jackijack
Response from alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel PiroscafoResponded 4 weeks ago

We would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your vacation , sharing your personal and valuable experience. Best regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent 3 nights at this hotel, it was a 15min downhill walk from the train station and was really easy to find. It's right in the heart of the old town making it the ideal location to explore Desenzano. We loved...More

Thank LouiseP1443
Response from alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel PiroscafoResponded 4 weeks ago

It is good to know that our Hotel and its facilities and location provided such an added value to you. We hope to welcome you once in the nearest future. Many thanks

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A boutique type three star (officially) bed and breakfast hotel facing the old harbour, bobbing boats, ducks and swans, very restful! It is surrounded by many bars, cafes and restaurants and round one corner the shops start and round the other, a five minute walk...More

Thank kimfisher60
Response from alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel PiroscafoResponded 4 weeks ago

We are really glad that we have been able to meet the expectations you had about your holiday in our hotel. Thank you very much for your wonderful review and goodbye from Desenzano.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed in this lovely hotel for 5 nights, It has a beautiful situation in Desenzano, looking out on the old port. It is about as central to everything as it's possible to be. We had a warm welcome from the owner when we...More

Thank PatrH
Response from alberto s, Proprietario at Hotel PiroscafoResponded 4 weeks ago

We are really delighted you have enjoyed your vacation in our hotel. We thank you for your amazing review and hope to meet you again. Best regards from Garda lake.

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The ownership and the management of the Hotel Piroscafo by the Segattini family originates at the early part of the last century. At that time transport on the lake was by sailboats which could enter into the harbour. Travellers found accommodation and food in the hostelry known as Locanda Stella. The final renovation of the building was carried out at the start of the 1980's and the business took on the present characteristics, that of an hotel in a central location with a view of the quaint old harbour. It is of particular delight to those visitors who wish to stay in the traditional centre of Desenzano, taking advantage of the comforts that only the centre can offer: proximity to shops, restaurants and bars, the port and the other amenities of a typical small lakeside town. From the terrace on the first floor one has a privileged view of the main square of the town and guests may relax or sun bathe there, taking advantage of the bar service or the shows and concerts organised by the town council in the evenings during summer. The Hotel is equipped with a lift that serves nearly all rooms: only a few rooms need to be accessed by the stairs.The rooms are soberly furnished with modern and linear furnishings, equipped with colour SAT TV, direct telephone line, safe, air conditioning and internet Wi-Fi connection. All rooms are equipped with private bathroom, with shower or bath tube and hairdryer. Some have a small exclusive balcony with view on the harbour or direct access to the communal terrace situated on the first floor, and they could be booked on request.

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Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$95 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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piroscafo hotel desenzano del garda
ItalyLombardyProvince of BresciaDesenzano Del Garda
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Clare W
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Response from Lesley M | Reviewed this property |
We had a courtyard room and is was very small and no place to sunbathe. I would recommend choosing another room.
5 October 2017|
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Response from Weetabix12345 | Reviewed this property |
No not really they have a sun terrace with seats to have a drink, but if you come out of the hotel and go on the main road turn left and walk for 5 mins there are a a man made beach with lounges and parasols. You over look... More
17 March 2017|
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Response from Pushkins2013 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry for not seeing your question until now. There isn't a pool as it is a small hotel.
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"Look for a room with a balcony overlooking the old port."
4 weeks ago
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"Marina view"
2 Aug 2018
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"We liked the ability to use the terrace in the evening which is only open to most other residents from 8am..."
1 Aug 2018
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"Choose a room with a harbour view"
16 Jul 2018
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