Hotel Lenno

  • Lake Como, Italy, Lenno

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Hotel Lenno is our favourite place to get away from it all. It’s got such an idyllic location right on the shores of the lake that you can’t help but feel relaxed as soon as you arrive. It’s in the centre of Lenno, a lovely quiet resort that’s got a handful of lakeside cafés and a tree-lined promenade. It’s off the main tourist trail so you won’t be fighting for a seat next to the water when you stop for lunchtime drink or quick coffee before heading out for the day. It’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy some peace and finish a good book or two.

The hotel is very central and only 100 metres from the ferry point so it’s easy to get out and explore. If you choose to stay for the day then we’d recommend grabbing a spot on the lake-view terrace, which is a great sun trap. It’s next to the nice pool (normally open mid May to September), which is great for cooling off when the weather gets too warm. Our favourite part of staying here is the dinners. The staff here know their food and how to cook well – they’ve even been known to organise some cooking lessons so keep an eye out for these when you’re there. You can order all sorts of delicious dishes from the a la carte menu – we loved the tempura fish! There’s lots of good local wines to try too.

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

Added value

Early booking offer available for summer 2021 (ends 31 Dec 20)

Free nights available between 07 Sep - 31 Oct 20, 01 - 17 May 21, 24 Jul - 16 Aug 21 and 25 Sep - 31 Oct 21 (min stay 7 nights)

Free nights available between 18 May - 23 Jul 21 and 17 Aug - 05 Sep 21 (min stay 10 nights)

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 50
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 5
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

A tourist tax of approx. €2 per person per night is payable locally.

Rooms

Standard Rooms are located on the top floor of the hotel and have a sloped roof. Facilities include air conditioning, TV, safe, minibar, hairdryer and bath with overhead shower. 

Standard Rooms with Side Lake View enjoy partial views of the lake from the window. You can also upgrade to a front lake view for a supplement.

Suites sleep up to four people and have a balcony with pool views. They're located in the annex. 

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • No. of steps into property: 4
  • Access ramp: Yes

Adapted rooms are available on request.

Lenno

This small, tranquil village is based around a little horseshoe bay looking across to the village of Bellagio. It has a lovely selection of restaurants and cafés where you can pause for a drink whilst admiring the spectacular views. Nearby is Azzano, where Benito Mussolini and his mistress Claretta Petacci were shot dead in 1945. Lenno boasts a fabulous market on a Tuesday morning, probably the best on the lake, selling local produce as well as souvenirs, leather and clothes. There is also an unspoilt pebble beach for swimming and an artificial sandy beach at Lido di Lenno.

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: Mondays and Wednesdays from mid May to mid September

Price: £57pp.

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: £52pp.

Lake Orta & Stresa

Lake Orta is one of Italy’s prettiest lakes and oozes romance. Its 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. 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 September

Price: £48. 

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 mid September

Price: £50pp.

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.

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).

 

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

Pools & Beaches

There's large outdoor pool with plenty of sun loungers and parasols. It's open during the summer from 7am to 7pm.

The nearby Lido di Lenno beach club offers fantastic swimming in a quiet bay. It's one of the rare man made lake beaches with a sandy platform rather than shingle and stairs that descend into the lake for ease.

General Facilities

  • Sauna
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking (payable locally)
Family Facilities
  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Highchairs in restaurant
Meals

A varied buffet breakfast is served in the nice dining room or out on the terrace when the weather's good.

Hotel Lenno's restaurant is home to some exceptionally good cooking! They take inspiration from both regional and international cuisine and everything tastes fresh. There's a small bar for a night-cap or pre-dinner drink.

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: 9.199419
  • Latitude: 45.975104
  • Location Description:
    • In the centre of Lenno
    • 20m from the lake
    • 100m from the ferry port

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Hotel Lenno
Lenno, Lake Como,Bed & Breakfast
29/09/2021 - 7 nights
4 adults
From London Heathrow
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