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“Basic and Affordable Room, Great service”
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Hotel Monte Codeno
Ranked #8 of 12 Varenna B&B and Inns
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We stayed at this hotel for two nights, and absolutely loved Varenna. The hotel had a great location near the boat dock and train station, and was an easy walk to all of the sights in this small town. The room was very simple, but it was clean and comfortable. What was very nice here was the service. We really enjoyed meeting the staff at the front desk, and they told us about the history of the hotel and the town. Breakfast was nice, and they even packed us a breakfast to take with us because we had an early train to catch the next morning. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

This is a nice modern hotel with all the conveniences very close to the train station and an easy walk to the city center. The food was also excellent and I highly recommend it. The staff of this family owned hotel was extremely friendly and courteous. A pleasure to stay here.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled solo
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2  Thank KianSch
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Albergo M, Proprietario at Hotel Monte Codeno, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2014

Really thank you for the review!

We wish to see you again in Varenna!

Kind regards

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Reviewed 26 May 2014

I have stayed here in the past, it is now under new ownership and it is a vast improvement. This is a family run B&B and the level of concern for a comfortable and pleasant stay is apparent. The greeting and registration process was as if you were coming to a relatives home for the first time.

This is not the Ritz Carlton, but you are not paying.g for the Ritz. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The breakfast is a typical Italian breakfast. The staff is attentive to your needs and check with you to see if there is anything else that you need.

The family that owns and runs this hotel take pride in their business and enjoys interacting with their guests !

Room Tip: The rooms are all quiet and there is no need to ask for a.room that would be more quiet.
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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2  Thank Bob H
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

Don't know how this place rates 4 stars as it is very basic and old. Convenient to train station and harbour. Had a bit of trouble with the wifi but Marco very quickly sorted it out for us. We weren't inspired to try the restaurant.

Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Albergo M, Proprietario at Hotel Monte Codeno, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2014

Hello,

The hotel Monteocdeno is 3 star hotel, not 4 star,
I'm sorry that you hadn't the inspiration to try our restaurant cause we'd like all people fell like into a big family!

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Reviewed 27 April 2014

My wife and I spent 2 nights in beautiful Varenna. This hotel is under new management. Marco speaks english and is very helpful. Free breakfeast from 8-10.This new team aims to please and we were very satisfied.We had great weather which helped make our experience very enjoyable. This is a clean and well run facility with not many frills,but who wants to be indoors when on Holidays.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

We traveled to Italy September 23 and our first stop was Vareena. The hotel room was a bit noisy since it faced on the main road but the cooler fall nights allowed us to close the window and cut down the sound. We were so exhausted we barely noticed the noise the first night anyway! The room was nice and had a US style bathroom. The breakfast was great - featuring homegrown figs and jams, meats and cheeses, teas, coffee, etc. There is a nice patio out back for relaxing. The owners were very helpful and friendly.
Just one note, if you book through Booking.com or other service, you will not get the Rick Steves free dinner for booking 3 nights. I wish we had known that. Cost us $60.

Room Tip: Ask about rooms facing the back.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 October 2013

We had a great time staying here in Varenna. The staff was very nice, the rooms were clean, and the breakfast was GREAT!! The breakfast had great choices, including homemade jams. The staff was very helpful with whatever we needed. Also, the chef/owner is a world renowned chef! There are awards, newspaper articles, and pictures of him cooking all over the world! The food showed this also. I had the BEST breaded pork dish ever! It was all good, and I ate too much :)
The rooms were clean and basic, which was exactly what we expected. All in all it was a great experience.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Hotel Monte Codeno

Address: Via della Croce 2, 23829 Varenna, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Varenna
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Varenna
Price Range: £58 - £98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Monte Codeno 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Family-run hotel with restaurant and possibility of discounts in the adjacent beach . If you contact the hotel directly via email you can receive discounts on longer stays . Located a short walk from the ferry and the train station to the hotel Montecodeno will try to make you feel at home . Available moto parking and free rental bikecycle ... more   less 
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