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Azalea
Ranked #7 of 15 Hotels in Baveno
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 December 2011

Centrally located hotel, just a few minutes away from the pier where boats leave for the nearby islands. The room was clean and spacious. Not too fancy but a decent hotel with a decent price.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 October 2011

I met friends from Australia in Bavena to begin a 3 week trip through Italy. My friends had made arrangements for our stay in Lake Maggiore. I had checked out the hotel's website before leaving home and wasn't particulary impressed. As a result, I was very pleasantly surprised when I arrived. This is a small, family run hotel located on a hill above Lake Maggiore. My room had a small balcony with a beautiful view of the lake. The hotel is well maintained, simple and comfortable. I just loved it. Great price too.

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  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with friends
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Thank NancyinMD
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Reviewed 3 October 2011

The hotel was in a good location only a short walk from the lake our room was clean and yes u can hear the trains but they do not run all night and it is not that bad... the breakfast wasn't amazing but was acceptable and again the staff were mostly friendly would we stay here again yes it's good value for money and a comfortable hotel to use as a base for the lake

  • Stayed: September 2011
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Thank Laurswilf
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Reviewed 14 July 2011

Staying here was unexpected as there was mix up with our original booking at another hotel and they were not able to accommodate us. They found a booking for us at the Azalea as we needed somewhere that would be convenient with a car and Azalea certainly fitted the bill and was right in the centre of town. Was easy to find with good directions
Lovely updated rooms, fantastic bathroom flatscreen tv with a choice of English channels. Great bed, and free wifi and a nice breakfast. Balcony and lakeview was a great spot to sip our wine and watch the sun go down.Owner was very nice and helpful to us.
Our original hotel was not in a town but this really suited us better. We found Baveno a lovely peaceful little town with plenty of choice in restaurants,and with the boat dock a few minutes away, was perfect. There was even a laundromat on the seafront.
The hotel was just down the road from the train station so staying here without a car would not be a problem.

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 June 2011

This hotel is very conveniently located in the heart of the old town. The lakefront, a selection of restaurants and the boats to the islands are less than a five minute walk away. Our room was spotlessly clean and equipped with a state-of-the-art shower, hair dryer, air conditioning and flat screen TV. Wi-Fi and parking were available at no extra cost. We had a very nice little balcony with a lake view which we enjoyed in the evening. Although we paid a few Euros extra for one of the "superior" rooms, we still felt the place was a bargain, especially since a nice breakfast was included.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank LTE02
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Reviewed 11 July 2010

This is a simple but comfortable hotel. It serves a basic breakfast, has a small pool area and a small bar as well as quite comfortable rooms. Do not choose this hotel if you are staying for more than a couple of nights. It is better suited for a short stay (as is Baveno itself in my opinion...). The location between train station and the lake is very good. Although our room faced the rail road, we were never disturbed by the trains. Even the air-condition was quiet enough to let us sleep, which is quite unusual in hotels like this.

  • Stayed: July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 September 2009

I have to agree with Basil - the staff at this hotel are definitely in the wrong business. It is a shame as with some tender loving care - and a complete change of staff this hotel could improve considerably. The other problem is the sound of the trains and the constant barking of the dogs who live close by. Unfortunately this hotel had the potential to actually put a dampener on the holiday - BUT we did not let that happen, the whole of the party stuck together and made the best of a bad job. Somebody needs to do something about this hotel. The breakfast is just about passable and again spoilt by the staff "supervising" the coffee machine etc. Apparently we ate too many croissants on day 2 - so they were reduced in number on day 3 - how customer friendly is that!!!!!

  • Stayed: September 2009
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Additional Information about Azalea

Address: Via Domo 6, 28831, Baveno, Italy
Region: Italy > Piedmont > Lake Maggiore > Baveno
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 15 Hotels in Baveno
Price Range: £76 - £100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Azalea 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Azalea Hotel Baveno
Azalea Baveno, Lake Maggiore, Italy

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