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derbyshire
Reviewed 1 June 2011

My husband and i went to this hotel in the middle of May on a twin centre holiday. It is ideally situated 15 minutes flat walk to Garda and 20 minutes flat walk to Bardolino. The bus stops on the main road outside the hotel, making it very easy to reach different towns around the lake and also to visit...

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6Thank 6hikers
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 October 2010

We had a lot of trouble deciding what location to stay in while visiting Lake Garda for the first time. Hotel Sportsman is a very good value hotel between Bardolino and Garda. In previous reviews there was conflicting information about how far the hotel was from the towns. We timed our walks and it was 15 minutes to Garda and...

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5Thank WildcatNZ
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2010

We stayed last year at the Nettuno Hotel and could not get a room for our proposed stay this August, so we chose the Sportsman.How lucky were we!! What a good choice. The room was very good. Cleaned daily, spacious and very comfortable. We chose the half board option and we found this good value. Good menu, really good food...

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3Thank lrcoleraine
Moffat, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2010

This was our first time in Italy and we absolutely loved it. Bardolino and Garda are both great places for shopping, cafes and night life and the Hotel Sportsman is well placed right between the two. As this was our Honeymoon we required somewhere a bit special and the Hotel Sportsman was just that. The hotel was spotless, the staff...

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4Thank Helen070810
East Anglia
Reviewed 7 August 2010

...I can't disagree with any of the positive reviews but this hotel just wasn't for me, more about that later. The food (5 courses with 4 choices on 2 of the courses) was outstanding, the service was impeccable and the hotel was immaculate. It has the cleanest pool I have ever swum in and beach towels are provided. Even though...

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3Thank BigMamou
Falkirk
Reviewed 26 July 2010

This is our 2nd year staying at the Sportsman,and we love it.The hotel is situated between Bardolino,25 minute walk,and Garda, only 15 minutes.There is a walkway and cycle path,which goes from Bardolino to Garda,so it's very safe for the kid's.It is 30 minutes away from Gardaland and the water park.The hotel is rite on the lake with it's own private...

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4Thank bobee63
Cheshire, England
Reviewed 9 July 2010

The Sportsman Hotel is excellent with good food and service to match. Well-appointed room with air-conditioning and a splendid view over Lake Garda. A buffet-style breakfast was served in the annex (alongside the main building) with a good selection of hot and cold dishes - ask for boiling water if you prefer to drink tea. The evening meal was served...

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1Thank TNFman
Gloucester
Reviewed 9 July 2010

Everything you could ask for when on holiday. Dine in luxury with spectacular food and selection of wines. Food is always empty and there are always sunloungers available. Staff and rooms are exceptional. Perfectly situated in the middle or Bardalino and Garda so you miss most of the tourists but close enough to see the towns. Cant wait to come...

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1Thank mike-j-tee
essex
Reviewed 8 July 2010

The hotel was fantastic.The staff polite and very helpful.The food was excellent,with plenty of choices. Antonio and his team who runs the restaurant do a first class job,The barbeque on thursday was excellent,food also mixing people together.The location in between Garda and Bardolino,with a10 minute walk either way or maybe shuttle bus which leaves at certain times.The private beach in...

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3Thank EssexGeorgie7
essex
Reviewed 25 June 2010

The hotel was excellent. The staff were courteous and very helpful. The rooms were excellent with full air conditioning as it was very hot while we there there. The food was excellent with plenty to eat for breakfast and dinner. The courtesy bus to Bardilino was very useful if you could not walk very far. The location was excellent in...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sportsman is located halfway between Garda and Bardolino, directly on the lake, in an enviable, calm and peaceful location. It is the perfect destination for guests who wish to relax or do sport. The hotel boasts a bar, restaurant, lounge, tv room, terrace, swimming pool, private beach, wifi, air conditioning in all rooms, heating and car park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sportsman Hotel

Address: Via Gardesana Dell'Acqua 17, 37011, Bardolino, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Verona > Bardolino
Price Range: $203 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sportsman Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Sportsman Hotel Bardolino, Italy - Lake Garda
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bardolino
#7 Luxury Hotel in Bardolino
#16 Romantic Hotel in Bardolino
#18 Family Hotel in Bardolino
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“Ask when you book if you want a lake view and a bath (most rooms have showers)”
 of 5 bubbles jimmymac102016, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a terrace or balcony otherwise you will not get one.”
 of 5 bubbles ElinorC297, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Lake view was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles FANDG2014, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a view of the Lake are worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles W5329DLdavidc, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“double with lake view beautiful room”
 of 5 bubbles TAYLORJ123, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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