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torrevieja
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived with a party of 60 people from both the UK and Spain. Our cases were booked in and taken to our rooms why we sat for an early dinner. We then changed and came down to the newly refurbished and decorated bar - absolutely wonderful. The whole trip was very relaxed with us and fellow guests saying that...

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I have just returned from a weeks holiday at this hotel with Shearings. Hotel is in an excellent position with wonderful views over the lake,but the décor of the whole place is so old fashioned and cluttered.The bedroom was clean enough with a nice little fridge,but tea and coffee facilities would have been good.The food was ok...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here on a Leger holiday. My expectations were not particularly high, for a number of reasons. The board was all inclusive. I thought mealtimes would be a Darwinian, survival of the fittest, experience. Those who could push the hardest, and with the sharpest elbows would be fed. The weakest, would be crushed underfoot. Actually, mealtimes were very orderly. There...

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Branston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 6 nights with a Shearings all inclusive coach holiday. Having travelled by coach for over 24 hours, we arrived at 8:30am but most rooms for the two coaches that arrived were not ready until 11:30am so for 3 hours we had to sit around in not very comfortable chairs until they were ready. Yet even when...

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lichfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back after a week in this very beautiful hotels food was lovely buffet style always hotel and plentiful vey clean rooms we had a balcony room lake view couldn't have asked for more right on the lake will need transport when you get there although the bus stops right out side and is very cheap

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Lymm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say yet another successful visit to the Hotel Britannia Excelsior! We arrived Thursday evening in time for our evening meal after being picked up from Bergamo Airport by the hotels transport! Check-in was Swift and the staff were fully prepared so we were up in our room within 5 minutes! After our meal we went down...

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location right on the lake and close to bus stops and ferry terminal for exploration of other villages around the lake. Nice rooms, great self service restaurant with super food and a great team of friendly and helpful staff.

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London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had such a great time at the end of the holiday season with friends , the hotel is perfectly situated over looking the Lake Como we went with Sherings coach holiday it was such a bargain all inclusive even drinks ,the food was good for the amount of people that was catered for it was a large hotel .Didnt think...

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Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we first got there, its quite clear this was a lovely old lady, and with that in mind, we were not disappointed. She had all the charm we expected, with a few worn out bits, but certainly nothing that would spoil the stay. We had asked, as it was our wedding anniversary, for a double bed, and were given...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from 9 day holiday with shearings all inclusive. As usual shearings drivers and service excellent well done Derek and Daniel. Hotel was beautifully positioned on the lake and looked grand. We went for the upgrade on the room and had a lovely lake view but the rooms were still small and the noise levels between rooms was terrible...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Britannia Excelsior is set on the shores of Lake Como and is a former 19th-century inn. The beautiful guest rooms are tastefully decorated with luxury fabrics and antique furniture. The hotel boasts four bars four restaurants and two swimming pools open seasonally.RnrnJust 50 metres from the Cadenabbia landing dock, the Britannia Excelsior offers free parking and beautiful views of Bellagio. RnrnThe centre of Griante is a 10 minutes' walk away. Free public parking is available near the swimming pool. All rooms at the Britannia Excelsior Hotel are equipped with satellite TV and private bathroom with shower and hairdryer. Some rooms overlook the lake and some even have a balcony. RnrnFree Wi-Fi is available in the public areas and breakfast is a continental-style buffet available daily in the main restaurant. Both the buffet-style restaurant and the a la carte, lakeside restaurant specialise in classic Italian and international cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Britannia Excelsior

Address: Via Regina 41, 22011 Cadenabbia di Griante, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Cadenabbia di Griante
Price Range: $119 - $686 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Hotel Britannia Excelsior 3*
Number of rooms: 284
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Britannia Excelsior Hotel
Hotel Britannia Excelsior Cadenabbia
Grand Hotel Britannia Excelsior Lake Como/Cadenabbia Di Griante, Italy
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“worth booking a room with a balcony with views across the lake”
 of 5 bubbles harleyrider12, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were on the fifth floor and it was nice and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles marjew_11, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Not a room overlooking the lift entrance hall”
 of 5 bubbles Snapplegrape, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take a travel kettle as no drinks facilities in rooms the three double rooms were all different”
 of 5 bubbles 829audreyt, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay for the upgrade - 333 was a great room!”
 of 5 bubbles clareb919, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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