Hotel Nazionale

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Desenzano

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Hotel Nazionale is a modern hotel around a five-minute walk from the centre of Desenzano. Its location is peaceful yet still within easy reach of everything you need, including the train station that’s just ten minutes away.

The interiors of the hotel have been decorated to an excellent standard. The trendy lobby has a small bar where you can relax with a cocktail. This leads out to the pool and terrace. Grab a sun lounger and spend the day topping up your tan. The rooms are just as contemporary as the public areas. Deep mattresses and soft carpets make them feel homely and each has a private balcony. There’s a breakfast room here with a good spread each morning. Enjoy an Italian coffee with a pastry before you head out to start your day. There’s no restaurant for evening meals so you’ll need to head to Desenzano’s centre. There’s plenty of dining options in the town and the hotel will be happy to make recommendations if you want them.

Transfer time: approx. 45 mins by coach form Verona airport.

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 40
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 3
  • Official rating: 3

Rooms

Comfort Rooms provide a modern and comfortable retreat with warm colours and modern amenities. Sleeping up to two people, they measure around 20m² and have double or twin beds, a balcony, air conditioning, TV, safe, minibar, hairdryer and walk in shower.

Superior Rooms can sleep up to three people and measure 22m².

Junior Suites are 30m² and have a small sitting area. These rooms sleep up to four people and are available on request, please call to book.

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

Desenzano combines a lakeside setting with a lively atmosphere. The centre is thriving with bars, cafés, pizzerias and an impressive pedestrianised shopping area. Mingle with the locals as you walk around the narrow streets, stopping to browse the unique items found in some of the family-run boutiques. Stroll a bit further and head uphill to the medieval castle that overlooks the town – you’ll get some of the best views of the lake from up here.

If you want to get some sun, we recommend heading to one of Desenzano’s three public beaches. There's sun loungers and parasols to rent as well as lake-view cafés where you can stop for a drink. The lakeside comes alive in the summer evenings with trendy bars welcoming tourists and locals.

One of the best things about Desenzano is how easy it is to get out and explore. The ferries leave regularly so popular towns like Garda, Peschiera and Sirmione are easy to get to. The town's station has regular trains to both Verona and Venice, which are perfect for day trips. But if you’ve already been or fancy escaping the crowds, we recommend heading to Padua. It’s a small, energetic city that doubles as a museum with the Basilica of St. Anthony’s extraordinary frescoes and a jumble of architecture from Gothic to Renaissance.

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: 10.5411957
  • Latitude: 45.4666436

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 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
  • Lounge bar serving drinks and snacks
  • Swimming pool with Jacuzzi and sunloungers (pool towels are provided)
  • Free bicycle rental (subject to availability)
  • Free wifi
  • Free parking
Meals

Guests of Hotel Nazionale can enjoy a varied continental breakfast with fresh fruit, pastries and cold meats available.

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.5411957
  • Latitude: 45.4666436

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Hotel Nazionale
Desenzano, Lake Garda,Bed & Breakfast
14/10/2020 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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