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Hotel Mayer & Splendid

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Desenzano

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A historic former residential villa, Hotel Mayer & Splendid is nestled on the Desenzano lake front with incredible views across the bay and harbour towards the majestic mountains beyond. With the lakeside promenade home to boutiques, cafes and of course, gelato shops and the ferry port just a stones' throw from your door, the Mayer & Splendid is in a prime location. The hotel itself has been renovated in recent years and has an tasteful and traditional decor with bright, airy communal spaces such as the entrance hall and lounge which its comfortable chairs and quirky touches such as antique grammar phone and the bar which opens out onto the lake facing terrace sun trap. Rooms here are spacious and tranquil, all boasting balconies with views out over the lake or quaint town below. The onsite dining room overlooks the promenade and offers a hot and cold breakfast buffet each morning and dinner can be taken at the a la carte restaurant also out on the terrace (payable locally). The recently renovated spa area located in the hotel offers use of a sauna, Turkish bath, dip pool and relaxation area with herbal tea station, the ideal spot in which to sit and relax any weary limbs after a day exploring this bustling resort. Please note that use of the spa is payable locally.

Transfer time: approx. 45 mins by coach.

Added value

Stay 10 nights and pay for 9 nights or stay 14 nights and pay for 12 nights between 07 Apr - 31 Oct 20

Complimentary drinks including soft drinks, wine and beer from 7pm - 11pm for holidays between 21 Sep - 31 Oct 19, 20 Apr - 23 Jun 20 and 23 Sep - 31 Oct 20 (available at other times for €10pppd)

Free tea and biscuits every day between 4pm and 5pm

Complimentary bike hire (subject to availability)

Save 10% on the hotel price for holidays between 07 Apr - 31 Oct 20 booked by 31 Mar 20

Honeymoon Offer: Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 50
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 3

Standard Rooms are finished in light colours and can sleep up to two people. They have side lake views from the balcony and facilities include air conditioning, TV, safe, minibar, hairdryer and shower.

Superior Rooms sleep up to three people and enjoy stunning lake views from the balcony and a bath or shower.

Junior Suites can accommodate two people and have a balcony or terrace with lake view and a living area.

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Meals

Breakfast is taken in the stylish and bright dining room located on the ground floor of Hotel Mayer & Splendid. You'll dine both hot and cold options including freshly baked pastries, eggs, cold meats and cheeses all served with freshly brewed coffees and teas.

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarians

Desenzano

A holiday in Desenzano combines a picturesque lakeside resort setting with the vibrant atmosphere of a thriving Italian community. Social life is focused on the many bars, cafés, pizzerias and restaurants in the historic centre and on the pedestrianised shopping area. Narrow streets lead up to the medieval castle that overlooks the town and offers panoramic views of the lake. Desenzano has two harbours and two public beaches.

The resort has the best ferry and hydrofoil services on the lake so the main lakeside towns, including Garda, Peschiera and Sirmione, are very accessible. Bus and train connections are excellent and Verona, Venice and Padua are within easy reach.

 

Things to do in resort

Holidays in Desenzano give you great access to two harbours and two public beaches. The resort has the best ferry and hydrofoil services on the lake so the main lakeside towns, including Garda, Peschiera and Sirmione, are very accessible. Bus and train connections are excellent and Verona, Venice and Padua are within easy reach.

You can also attend the Verona Opera from Desenzano, see our Verona Opera information page.

  • Panoramic views from Desenzano castle
  • Archaeological museum
  • Roman Villa
  • 16th century cathedral where the Last Supper by Tiepolo can be found
  • Visit to Parco Sigurta botanical gardens
  • Boat trips to other resorts around the lake
  • Gardaland theme park
  • Caneva World waterpark
  • Cinema
  • Cycling
  • Sailing
  • Tennis
  • Walking

 

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.5407693
  • Latitude: 45.4701496

For more information on travel and transport visit our Desenzano page

Excursions

FREE EXCURSION | Pre-book 3 excursions per person and receive Verona* full day FREE.

Please note: Only one Verona opera booking per person can be counted towards your 3 excursions.

PRE-BOOKABLE EXCURSIONS 2019

Verona Opera - Jun to Sept - please visit our Opera information page for booking details and prices

Wine Tour from £48 Tuesdays only
12.35pm - 6.50pm
Spend the day sipping some of the finest wines of the Veneto and Trentino regions in the sunshine. Discover the secrets of wine making and enjoy a small snack with a selection of full bodied fresh, refreshing whites and vibrant rose.

Tour of Lake Garda from £48 Mondays and Fridays 
8.15am - 6.45pm 
Explore the resorts of Lake Garda with one of our fantastic tours. Take a coach down the famous Gardesana road and cruise the crystalline waters on a boat trip to resorts with time for shopping, sight seeing and lunch.

Dolomites from £53 Mondays only  
6.40am - 8.00pm 
Drive through the scenic South Tyrol right through to Pass Pordoi and immerse yourself in the vibrant countryside of the Dolomites. Stop for a drink at one of the Refugio's or explore the flora and fauna on foot during this guided tour.

Venice Classic from £70 Tuesdays and Thursdays 
8.30am - 7.30pm 
This spectacular guided tour offers you a full day in the rich and decadent city of Venice. Including coach and water taxi transfers, our tour leader will guide you through the sights and on a gondola (optional and payable locally) before you enjoy free time to explore this enchanting city at your own pace.

Verona Classic from £43 Tuesdays and Fridays
9.30am - 5.40pm  
Visit one of Italy's most popular citta d'Arte and traverse this spectacular medieval city which is home to the Roman Ampitheatre, Juliet's balcony and the stunning Via Mazzini.

Bookable Locally

Milan from £59 Thursdays only
Take the coach down to the cobbled streets of Milan and spend the day immersing yourself in the stunning architecture of this industrial city.

**Please note that we act at all times as a selling agent for the suppliers. All excursions require minimum numbers to run and subject to change. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. See terms & conditions.** 

Facilities

Restaurants & Bars

The stylish and bright dining room located on the ground floor of Hotel Mayer & Splendid is home to the daily breakfast buffet which consists of both hot and cold options including freshly baked pastries, eggs, cold meats and cheeses all served with freshly brewed coffees and teas. In warmer months, breakfast can be taken on the outside terrace and each evening, you can dine at the a la carte restaurant out on the veranda overlooking the lake. Known for its cuisine, you can expect to see fresh fish dishes here along with home cooked pizzas and pasta, fragrant risottos and of course decadent desserts. Please note that dinner service here is payable locally. 

Pools & Beaches

The recently renovated spa area is now home to a small dip pool, ideal for relaxing and easing any aching muscles. For those wanting to swim, there are two beaches located nearby. Spiaggia d'Oro and Spiaggia di Rivoltella which is rewowned as one of the best beaches in Desenzano. Please note that beaches in Desenzano are primarily shingle and rock, swim socks can be purchased from local vendors. 

Spa

New for 2019, Hotel Mayer & Splendid have created a spa area within their hotel which includes a sauna, Turkish bath, mini pool and relaxation area with herbal tea station. Please note that use of the spa is payable locally.

General Facilities

  • Free wifi
  • Parking
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi

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Hotel Mayer & Splendid
Desenzano, Lake Garda,Bed & Breakfast
17/10/2020 - 7 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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