Hotel Excelsior Splendide

  • Lake Como, Italy, Bellagio

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Hotel Excelsior Splendide sits just steps away from the shores of Lake Como on Bellagio’s lovely promenade. The ferry terminal is only a two-minute walk away, making it easy for those who want to explore. Just a ten-minute walk away is the breath-taking Villa Melzi whose gardens were commissioned as a park to agronomists and are one of Lake Como's 'must sees'. They offer some fabulous walks high above the royal villas and through the Japanese style forests.

The hotel is a landmark in its own right with its classic Italian design, intricate stone engravings and cast iron Juliet balconies overlooking the lake. The interior focuses on classic simplicity with touches of grandeur including a curved marble staircase as you enter. The rooms are simple in their decoration. Blackout drapes and air conditioning make for the ultimate comfort particularly in summer months and an à la carte restaurant is just a few steps across the road for those who wish to take dinner. For those days when rest and relaxation is key, the hotel has gardens formed around an outdoor pool, perfect for a dip in the hotter months.

Transfer time: approx. 2 hours by coach.

Added value

Save up to 10% on the hotel price for holidays between 21 Mar - 23 Oct 20 booked by 31 Mar 20

Stay 10 nights and pay for 9 nights or stay 14 nights and pay for 12 nights between 23 Mar - 10 Apr 20, 22 Jun - 16 Aug 20 and 25 Sep - 30 Oct 20 (not combinable)

Honeymoon & Anniversary Offer: Free bottle of sparkling wine

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 53
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4
  • Official rating: 3

Rooms

Standard Rooms are normally located at the rear of the property where it is quiet. They can sleep up to three people and have double or twin beds, air conditioning, TV, free wifi, safe, hairdryer and bathtub or shower.

Standard Lake View Rooms can sleep up to three people and enjoy lake views from the window. 

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

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • No. of steps into property: 3
  • Access ramp: No
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.

Things to do in resort

A summer holiday in Bellagio lets you discover the charm and glamour of the delightful Villa Melzi and Villa Serbelloni. Regular lake ferries and hydrofoils call here, so it's easy to visit the many other interesting and attractions and villages dotted along the Lake Como's scenic shores - for instance, Villa Carlotta, just across the lake at Cadenabbia, which gives vivid glimpses into an elegant past. And walkers can enjoy the Inghams Guided Wanderwalk around local hamlets and other sights of interest.

  • Use the ferries to explore the lake
  • 18 hole golf course at Menaggio
  • Hiking around Monte Grona (above Menaggio)
  • Mountain biking trails around lake
  • Trips to well-known Villas of Balbianello (Lenno), Carlotta (Tremezzo) and Monastero (Varenna)
  • Como Town - 30 minutes away by hydrofoil

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 9.260831
  • Latitude: 45.986735

For more information on travel and transport visit our Bellagio page

Excursions

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: Wednesdays from mid May to mid September

Price: £57pp. 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 explore and maybe do a spot of shopping.

Departs: Tuesdays from mid May to mid September

Price: £52pp. Guests are required to make their own way to Cadenabbia and ferry tickets are payable locally.

Lake Orta & Stresa

Lake Orta is one Ital’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 September

Price: £57pp. 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 delight to walk through and you can enjoy stunning lake views from many spots in the garden.

Departs: Sundays from mid May to mid September

Price: £48. 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 an historic wine cellar.

Departs: Thursday from mid May to mid September

Price: £50pp. 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: £55pp. 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. Birthpace 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 October

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.

Facilities

Restaurants & Bars

Ristorante Splendide has a fantastic setting on the lake and offers regional dishes as well as a comprehensive wine list.

The Lounge Bar is a relaxing space where you can enjoy a drink, an artisan pizza or home-made gelato. The bar is open from 9am to 11pm and does not accept credit cards.

Pool

A small outdoor pool is available to guests from mid May to mid September and is set in the hotel's gardens. Sun loungers, parasols and pool towels are provided free of charge.

General Facilities

  • Free wifi
Family Facilities
  • Babysitting (evening)
  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Early meals available
  • Highchairs in restaurant
Meals

A varied breakfast buffet is available each morning with a selection of homemade pastries, cold meats and cheeses, local breads and fresh fruit. Some hot options are also available. 

Dinner includes an antipasto platter and salad bar as well as spectacular local dishes such as clam linguine, penne pomodoro and sumptuous seafood platters. There is also an ice cream bar on site offering homemade gelatos.

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 9.260831
  • Latitude: 45.986735

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Hotel Excelsior Splendide
Bellagio, Lake Como,Half Board
03/10/2020 - 4 nights
3 adults
From London Gatwick
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