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Hotel Villa Aurora
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Lezzeno
Certificate of Excellence
Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Magical as ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2012

Stayed here again for two nights in April. Weather wasn't great but the welcome and service were as warm as ever. We stayed in one of the superior rooms in the new building and loved every minute of it. Two nights just wasn't long enough..

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012 via mobile

My husband and I are just finishing what has been the most delightful 4 days of our trip through Italy, having booked this hotel on the reviews of trip advisor travelers. The motel is easily reached via the c30 bus for a few euros which departs form both intercity and metro railway stations in Como and takes about 40 minutes to drop off at the door.
Attention to the fine detail and location is what has made this a top hotel for us. The staff were friendly and helpful at every opportunity. Our room has the tranquil lapping the lake outside our bedroom window, with a most magnificent view of a snow capped mountain staring at us as we relax and sip on our Chiantis. The spaciousness and decor of the room, internal heating system, comfortable lounges and bed helped make the cold rainy days we experienced here also enjoyable.
Breakfast room and bar have lovely finishing touches in lavender and white, with breakfasts just delicious with fresh tea and coffee made to order, fresh fruit, and any assortment of continental delicacies. I noticed even gluten free is provided. Highly recommended

Stayed April 2012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2012

We stayed at Hotel Aurora for most of a week in April and were very pleased with the hotel and found the service to be outstanding. The accommodations were very comfortable and clean, with a staff that went out of its way to assist in whatever possible. While we were in the older, original hotel and the room was smaller, it still had a small balcony and a wonderful view of Lake Como and the surrounding mountains.

Few ferries visit Lezzeno daily in the off season months, so if you do not have a car, getting around might be a bit of an issue. This is the one down side that I could see to staying at this hotel. We had rented a car, however, and benefited from the free parking. Bellagio is the next town, so you're strategically located to easily get anywhere on the lake.

We also took full advantage of the hotel's restaurant which is next door. The menu was diverse and the meals wonderful (I had some of the best ravioli that I've ever had!).

All in all, a great visit and I would definitely recommend Villa Aurora.

Room Tip: When you book, you might inquire where your room is located...villa v. original hotel.
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2012

Gorgeous little hotel in the small town of Lezzeno in Lake Como. We stayed in one of the Villa rooms on the lake. They are newly decorated in white and pastel tones. There is a balcony from each room which opens out to a larger shared deck area with a gorgeous view of Lake Como. Truly stunning view and one of the closest you can get to the lake. You feel like you are on a movie set!

The rooms have Sky TV which was a big bonus with my sports loving husband!

The staff were so friendly. We were greeted with a warm reception and shown to our rooms straight away. There was parking on site (wonderful as Bellagio was a little trickier regarding the parking).

The only recommendation I would make to the hotel is to have some thicker curtains- one of our room windows looked out to the main road (towards the restaurant) and the street lights were bright at night. I was also concerned people could see in if we had the lights on! This is the only slightly negative comment I have.

Delighful little hotel with welcoming, friendly family service. A true little gem on Lake Como. I would recommend this hotel to family and friends.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

We stayed four nights at Hotel Villa Aurora at the start of a twenty three day holiday in Italy, and were quite pleased with our choice of accommodation on Lake Como.

Our room was 209, in the newer "villa" building, across the road from the original "hotel" section of the property. We could step on to our balcony and look down in to the clean Lake Como water, and had expansive views across Lake Como.

The room was sufficient in size and met our needs. The bathroom was rather large by European standards, new and modern, with a huge shower.

Service at Hotel Villa Aurora was faultless...warm, friendly, and most welcoming from the moment we arrived until leaving to catch the bus to Como S. Giovanni station and begin the next leg of our Italian holiday.

Patrizia and Margherita (and every one of their friendly staff members) treated us as if we were friends. Nothing was ever too much trouble for them, and everyone was forthcoming with advice and recommendations on places to go see and visit, things to do, etc.

(Tips: Cross the lake to go visit Villa Carlotta; if you enjoy wine tasting, spend some time in the little wine bar that is located up the first alleyway after you get off the bus at Bellagio - blink and you'll miss it; take the ferry to Varenna, spend some time exploring, and enjoy a nice lunch at one of the numerous restaurants there; a day trip by train to Lake Lugano, Switzerland is worth it - if you have the time.)

Breakfast is served in the hotel section of the property, with lunch and dinner being served in the main restaurant, across the road, overlooking Lake Como. There is a more than adequate selection at breakfast, and the food served at lunch and dinner was faultless (great selection, quality, portions, and value), with an excellent variety of wines being available - including several from the local (Lombardy) region.

Hotel Villa Aurora is located in Lezzeno, one of the quieter and less populated locales around Lake Como, which was perfect for our requirements of a nice, quiet, relaxing place to stay for a few days. However, if you prefer to be close to "the action" of many hotels, bars, restaurants, etc., you would probably want to stay at Bellagio (which is approximately fifteen minutes drive from Hotel Villa Aurora).

This was our first-ever visit to Lake Como, but we hope to return again one day. If and when we do, we will definitely include another stay at Hotel Villa Aurora in our itinerary.

Please feel free to email me with any questions, or for advice, recommednations, etc.

Room Tip: Our room in the newer, "villa" section of the property was nice and quiet, and worth the d...
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Hotel Villa Aurora

Property: Hotel Villa Aurora
Address: Frazione Sossana, 2, 22025 Lezzeno, Italy
Region: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Lezzeno
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Lezzeno
Price range (per night): $133 - $337
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Villa Aurora 3*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
OUR SERVICES- Restaurant Pizzeria- Wine & Snack bar- Breakfast Room- Private & free garages and parking- Beach towels- Baggage Store- Equipped sun deck with sun beds and beach umbrellas- Free use of canoes, kayaks and trampolines in the water and on the ground- Packed lunch on request*- Organization of guided trekking/hiking tours*- Tourist information- Storage for bicycles- Transfer with private cars on request*- Internet station and wifi throughout the Hotel- Laundry room with washing machine, dryer and ironing board*- Water ski , wakeboarding school banana & doughnut** Paid Services ... more   less 
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Aurora Hotel Lezzeno
Hotel Villa Aurora Lezzeno, Lake Como, Italy

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