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the lakeside terrace from our pergola
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the lakeside terrace from our pergola
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58 reviews
the lakeside terrace from our pergola
The vista that welcomes you from 'la casa piu' bella di varenna'
Meet Alfie, one of your hosts!
The newly fitted shower with room for two....
including the bathroom sink....
and whirlpool bath.
The recently renovated twin room which once was part of the convent cloister.
One of the antique beds in the twin room.
An original 16th century period feature.
The romantic double room.
enjoying the breeze
The front door that leads to your private garden and lakeside mooring.
Walkway to the main terrace where your breakfast awaits.
Breathtaking views of the lake, from the end of the garden.
The only pergola view in Varenna.
Historical Varenna from the pergola.
An alpine view.
The outstanding private view of the central lake and Bellagio from your garden sun terrace.
Connecting you to the breakfast and sun terraces.
Another magnificant central lake view.
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Private Room, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Varenna, Lake Como, Lombardy

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navsiva
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
“You will not find a better place to stay in Varenna!”
Reviewed 31 May 2018 for a stay in May 2018

Julie's hospitality was highlight of our trip. She went above and beyond expectations to make sure our experience in Varenna was one we'd struggle to forget.
Her place is located on the edge of the lake and I cannot even begin to describe what having breakfast in her garden is like on a sunny, blue-skied morning. The entire experience was unforgettable and I cannot recommend her place enough.
Alfie, her dog, was friendly and we enjoyed having him around each day.
Would stay here again in a heartbeat!

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Rebecca D
Juneau, Alaska
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Loved this place!”
Reviewed 4 May 2018 for a stay in April 2018

We stayed at Il Giardino B&B in April and loved our time there. The owner met us at the train station which was so appreciated. The room, sitting area, and breakfast and location (right on the lake) were wonderful. We certainly recommend this B&B.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 for a stay in April 2018
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Tracey494
Emu Park, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Magical place”
Reviewed 28 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017
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people found this review helpful

The Location is amazing, I should not be saying this as I would love to keep this a secret, but memories like this should be shared, I thought I had already left a review so I apologize for not doing it sooner. All I can say is just do it stay there the whole experience will be beyond your expectations, just a tip, make sure you hire the boats for a day on the lake it is the best day we have ever had on vacation and believe me we have had some magical moments on our travels around the world, the lake is stunning, the accommodation is beautiful and sitting outside by the lake every morning having breakfast was so special, the restaurants in town are amazing, everything is so close to the villa. Our host Julie is a very special lady she made our stay so special.

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Dion R
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Absolute gem”
Reviewed 29 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017
1
person found this review helpful

My wife and I enjoyed a magical 2 nights at Il Giardino sul Lago a couple of weeks ago. Fantastic location right on Lake Como , with very good cool accomodation . Julie is an excellent hostess who provided us with a lovely lakeside breakfast every morning. Julie went out of her with regards train station transfers as well as the important small details such as extra ice at cocktail hour. Varenna is a lovely place and I highly recommend this accomodation .

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