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Reviewed 1 week ago

This wonderful hotel is for the longest time the place i want to visit with my wife, and we got the chance to be there last Oct. , we were with 3 other couples and we had a real good time. everything was perfect.

Thank Eddie S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Villa D'Este is the former house of a (semi)royal Este family back in who-knows-when. It was their summer "cottage" but this place is HUGE, laced with drappings of carpets, pictures, goldplated furniture, flower gardens, waterfountains and the most explicit view of Lake Como that you can get! Situated 5 miles from Como, the place is secluded from the public, service...

Thank MortenDK123
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 19 January 2017

For us, Villa d'Este is a very special place. My wife, my daughter and I connect so many wonderful memories. I still remember the mix of euphoria and exhilaration, when we arrived for the first time some years ago. The glittering lake, the ample classical palace, the refined gardens, the always delightful staff, the illustrious guests - this all lifts...

Thank SAL2014390
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 15 January 2017

There is no other place like this in the world. There was a classic feeling about this hotel that made you feel like you took a step back in time. We had the Top Junior Suite which gave us views of the immaculate gardens and lake and it was one of the most incredible rooms we have ever stayed in....

Thank zack c
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I went here with my family in September. The hotel bring on a very old world elegance vibe. We stay in the Queen's building which had a large room and excellent views. I would highly recommend this hotel as a perfect jumping spot to the various towns around the lake.

Thank JHUkozmoe
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great hotel and grounds. Rooms are well appointed. Service is great! A once in a lifetime experience for most but well worth the effort and expense. It is a step back in time to when manners and dress code were important and when you are having a cocktail or a meal overlooking the beautiful grounds, pool and lake you realise...

Thank PalmyNicho
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of those extraordinary places that you pay for but you get the full value for that outlay. Beautiful and extraordinarily well run. I would definitely recommend to couples and families alike.

Thank CasparBB
Rye Beach, New Hampshire
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I upgraded to a jr suite and fell in love.....awesome hotel, location, food and views..dream hotel for you and yours.....great pool and gardens and service....this is once in a lifetime experience,,, and great bath robes

Thank mdinola
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Although we visited for only for a lazy lunch we were absolutely enchanted. Too much to praise - from the meticulously maintained property to the awesome food to the fabulous wines to the superbly turned out staff to the perfectly manicured locations - and yet it would not be enough! It was indeed enchanting to experience Villa d'Este first hand...

Thank VikramRaizada
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Sublime hotel, once in a lifetime experience. More than you could ever wish for! Luxurious rooms, scrupulously clean, wonderful turndown service. Food was glorious, breakfast was comprehensive and without fault. Ultra expensive. You get what you pay for and this establishment was exceptional.

Thank BucksOzzie

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  • Tennis Court
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Experience the splendor, the grandeur, the intrigue and the magic of Villa d'Este- an opulent hotel overlooking glorious Lake Como. Hailed as one of the best hotels in the world by Travel & Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler and Forbes Traveler, this famous resort destination has been widely praised for its beautiful gardens, exquisite cuisine, gala celebrations, impeccable décor and extraordinary hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa d'Este

Address: Via Regina 40, 22012 Cernobbio, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Cernobbio
Price Range: $732 - $1,374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa d'Este 5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Villa d`Este Hotel Cernobbio
Hotel d Este
d Este Hotel Cernobbio
Villa Deste Lake Como
Villa D'Este Lake Como/Cernobbio, Italy
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