Hotel Belvedere

  • Lake Como, Italy, Bellagio

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Hotel Belvedere is one of our favourite hotels on Lake Como. It’s got a great location just above Bellagio and the lake views from up here are amazing. We love taking a dip in the pool and looking out over the lake, or reading a book in the peaceful gardens. The centre of town is easy to get to, it’s just a short downhill walk away and there’s lots to explore here. Walk down to the lakefront and there’s plenty of restaurants where you can grab some lunch. This is where the ferry port is too and it doesn’t take long to head across the lake to Tremezzo where you’ll find the stunning Villa Balbienello gardens.

After being out and about all day, you’ll love returning back to the hotel. The whole place has a lovely modern style that pays homage to traditional Italian décor. The rooms are spacious with parquet floors and Italian made furniture. They have large windows that let in plenty of light and you can upgrade to a lake view room. There’s an a la carte restaurant that’s open for lunch and dinner and serves excellent quality food. The menu’s based on traditional Italian cuisine and there’s a big wine list to go with it. During the summer they open up the terrace so you can dine al fresco.

Transfer time: approx. 2 hours by coach from Milan Malpensa airport.

Added value

One free lunch per stay (min 10 night stay) or two free lunches (min 14 night stay)

Honeymoon & Silver Wedding Anniversary offer: Free bottle of sparkling wine

  • No. of rooms: 64
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 5
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 3


Rooms are located in the main building or in the garden annex. A lift is only available in the main building.

  • Official rating: 4


Standard Rooms are finished in a modern style with traditional touches like parquet floors and Italian-made furniture. These rooms sleep up to three people and measure around 22m². They have a double or twin beds, air conditioning, TV, free Wi-Fi, safe, minibar, hairdryer and a bathtub or shower.

Comfort Rooms can sleep up to two people and have views over Lake Como. They offer more space at 25m² and some rooms have a whirlpool bathtub.

Junior Suites are around 36m² and have a lounge area with comfy sofas. Lake views can be enjoyed from the private balcony. These rooms can sleep up to two people and are available on request, please call to book.

Rooms for sole use are available on request, please call to book.


Adapted rooms available on request

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes

The hotel is located up hill from the centre of Bellagio


Book your Italian Lakes holiday in Bellagio and fall in love with this charming resort’s natural beauty. A world famous resort for many years, it occupies a spectacular position at the fork that divides the southern half of Lake Como into two. The busiest village of the lake, Bellagio is known as 'The Pearl of Lake Lario'. Enjoy its lovely views, coffee shops and eateries. Explore its old churches, villas and parks; Villa Serbelloni, Villa Melzi, the 12th century basilica of San Giacomo and the Romanesque churches of San Giorgio and San Martino. Our hotels in Bellagio give you a great choice of accommodation.


St. Moritz & the Bernina Express (full day)

Leave Lake Como and travel by coach into the majestic Val Valtellina, stopping for coffee in the small town of Tirano, before boarding the magnificent Bernina Express. This spectacular journey then travels past glaciers and over dramatic gorges before arriving in St. Moritz. You’ll have some free time to explore and enjoy a spot of lunch (payable locally) in this picturesque town. The return to Lake Como by coach is just as scenic and follows the road through the Maloja pass, stopping in the historic town of Chiavenna where you’ll find cobbled streets and local boutiques.

Departs: Mondays and Wednesdays from mid May to mid September

Price: £58pp. Guests are required to make their own way to Cadenabbia and ferry tickets are payable locally.

Milan (full day)

Enjoy a full day excursion visiting the fashion capital of Italy. An expert guide with show you Milan’s highlights starting with Sforzesco Castle, which was once considered one of Europe’s greatest fortresses. Your excursions continues by coach where you’ll enjoy a full commentary by your guide as you drive around the city. Once you reach La Scala, Milan’s famous opera house, you’ll continue by foot through the historic centre to see the Duomo and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele – the world’s first shopping mall! The afternoon is at leisure for you to explore and maybe do a spot of shopping.

Departs: Tuesdays from mid May to mid September

Price: £53pp. Guests are required to make their own way to Cadenabbia and ferry tickets are payable locally.

Lake Orta & Stresa

Lake Orta is one of Italy’s prettiest lakes and oozes romance. It’s picturesque cobbled streets are too narrow for cars, which makes it a pleasure to wander around as you discover local shops, charming cafes and lovely lake views. When you’ve had enough time to explore, the tour continues to Lake Maggiore and the lakefront resort of Stresa. A private boat will take you across the lake to the Borromean Islands where you can visit the botanical gardens of Isola Bella.

Departs: Fridays from mid May to mid October. 

Price: £58pp. Guests are required to make their own way to Cadenabbia and ferry tickets are payable locally. Entrance fee to Isola Bella is payable locally.

Villa Balbienello (half day)

No visit to Lake Como would be complete without seeing it’s most beautiful villas and spectacular gardens. Built at the end of the 18th century, the villa now belongs to the FIA, Italy’s version of the National Trust. Wander through the villa and admire exquisitely-furnished interiors and a vast art collection. The manicured gardens are a delight to walk through and you can enjoy stunning lake views from many spots in the garden.

Departs: Sundays from mid May to mid October

Price: £49. Guests are required to make their own way to Cadenabbia and ferry tickets are payable locally.

Piona Abbey & Wine Tasting (approx. 6 hours)

The impressive Piona Abbey sits at the peninsula of Olgiasca and enjoys fantastic views over the lake. Spend some time enjoying these and the lovely, peaceful atmosphere of the Abbey, which is still inhabited by Cistercian Monks. In the afternoon you’ll a tasting of two local wines in a historic wine cellar.

Departs: Thursday from mid May to September

Price: £51pp. Guests are required to make their own way to Cadenabbia and ferry tickets are payable locally.

Como & Lake Lugano (full day)

Start your day in the charming town of Como where you can admire its lakefront piazza and stunning cathedral. Continue by coach to Lugano, one of Switzerland's most elegant towns. Visit the wonderful Via Nassa and the square of Riforma with their striking buildings and exclusive shops or choose to spend time in the town's pretty park.

Departs: Fridays from mid May to mid September

Price: £56pp. Guests are required to make their own way to Cadenabbia and ferry tickets are payable locally.

Bergamo (full day)

Bergamo has been described as the open air museum in the world. Birthplace of opera writer Gaetano Donizetti, this small city is brimming with history. Medieval towers look out over cobbled streets and charming piazzas, and there are wonderful views at every turn. You’ll begin your day here with some free time to explore before meeting an expert city guide for an interesting walking tour of Bergamo.

Departs: Thursdays from May to late September

Price: €60pp. Please note that this excursion is only bookable locally in resort (subject to minimum numbers). Guests are required to make their own way to Menaggio and ferry tickets are payable locally.

Please note that we act at all times as a selling agent for our suppliers. All excursions require minimum numbers to run and are subject to change. Some excursions may not be available to pre-book in low season but may be available to book locally subject to numbers. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. See terms & conditions.

  • Outdoor heated pool with whirlpool jets and great views of the lake
  • Pool towels
  • Modern spa with Turkish bath, sauna, sensory showers and treatments
  • Fitness room
  • Free Wi-Fi

A varied continental buffet is served each morning with hot options served to order. Expect fresh fruit, yogurts, breads, cakes and freshly-brewed Italian coffee.

The Terrace is open from 12.30pm to 5pm and 7pm to 10pm. It's got a varied Mediterranean menu that uses the freshest ingredients possible including fish from the lake and local wines to complement each meal. Click here to view the current lunch and dinner menus. If you choose half board, you'll eat dinner here from a set menu.

The Veranda offers seasonal cuisine and fine wines to match the menu. Floor-to-ceiling windows let light flood in and you can even enjoy views of the lake with your meal.

The Lounge Bar is a good spot to relax with an afternoon tea with home-made pastries or savour a late-night digestive.

Early meals for children are available on request. 

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 9.261775
  • Latitude: 45.983425
  • Location Description:
    • 1 kilometre to resort centre & ferry point


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