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Hotel Villa Rosa

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Desenzano

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Boasting a reputation as one of Desenzano's leading hotels, the stunning Hotel Villa Rosa is the perfect destination for couples and families alike. Situated opposite a peaceful lakeside beach and just a short walk to the bustling centre of Desenzano, this is a prime location for those wanting to explore the lake. The ethos of this breath-taking Neo-classical villa is one of luxury but never formality. Its 62 rooms are elegantly decorated in a mix of modern and tradtional with crisp lines, airy hues of cream, gold and amber with many offering lake views. The rich surrounding gardens give a feel of seclusion despite being so close to the town with the true hidden gems of the grounds being the small terraces tucked away amongst the flora which offer unrivaled views of Garda's azure waters. A large outdoor pool with whirlpool is also set within the gardens and perfect for spending a relaxing day with a book and of course, an Aperol Spritz. 

The onsite restaurant 'Rose e Sapori' offers some of the best cuisine in the south of Lake Garda partnered with wonderful ambiance either in the candlelit dining room or out on the lakeside terrace in the warmer summer months. Stylish yet unassuming, this Michelin star rated restaurant offers a plethora of dishes from simple linguine with fresh crab to octopus curry with vanilla cream and cerviche with truffle and green papaya for those with a more daring palate! Light snacks are also served in the afternoon to be paid for locally. Breakfast is also provided each day with a choice of continental and hot options varying from day to day but always complimented by fresh fruits and rich coffee.

Perched virtually on the shores of Desenzano, the Villa Rosa is just a short walk to the main promenade where you'll find the ferry terminals to take you to the other resorts on the lake from Garda to Malcesine. The promenade is also home to a variety of cafes, shops and of course the daily market where everything from fresh fruit to jewelry crafted before your eyes is available to buy. Be sure to take a boat trip to nearby Sirmione to experience the hustle and bustle of the town as well as the spectacular Sirmione castle.

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 62
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 3
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 8
  • Annex:

    N/A

  • Official rating: 4

Rooms

With a chic and simplistic style, the rooms at Villa Rosa are very much designed around offering a peaceful and relaxing environment. Featuring modern furnishings and with every element of attention to detail perfected, you can enjoy the gold and cream hues with touches of marble and leather along with gorgeous views of the lake, gardens and poolside. 

Standard Twin rooms are 18 meters squared with balcony. This room can also be used for single use with a supplement. 

Superior Twin rooms 22 meters squared and offer balcony with a side lake view*. This room can also be used for single use with a supplement. 

Junior Suite rooms are 25 meters squared with balcony and lake view* 

The Suite is the largest of the rooms with a space of 30 meters squared, balcony and lake view*

*Please note that the Villa Rosa has fir trees in its gardens and due to their growth some lake views may be partial. 

All rooms have: 

  • 55 inch SmartTV with over 70 international channels
  • WiFi connection 
  • Privilege BeautyRest mattresses 
  • Rivotta Carmignani bed linen 
  • 'Hydrobasic' complimentary toiletries 

Superior, Junior suite and Suite also have coffee and tea making facilities  

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Room safe
  • Telephone

Accessibility

Available on request

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

Meals

An abundant continental breakfast buffet is served each morning from 7 am until 11 am. You can enjoy a variety of fresh pastries, locally made jams, cheese and meats of the region as well as fresh fruits, teas and freshly brewed coffee. 

Light lunches are available from the restaurant during the day and can be enjoyed on the poolside terrace (payable locally) 

Your evening meal will be served in the Villa Rosa's Michelin recognized restaurant 'Rose e Sapori'. Three courses can be chosen from their varied and imaginative menu consisting of regional dishes as well as those influence by the south of Italy. 

(Please note the 'Rose e Sapori' restaurant is closed on Mondays ) 

  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Nearest restaurants serving dinner: 100
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Smart/casual

  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet

  • Dinner service:

    Waiter

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

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

  • Cinema
  • Cycling
  • Sailing
  • Tennis
  • Walking

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.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.538635
  • Latitude: 45.47545

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 Thursdays only  
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 before you enjoy free time to explore this enchanting city at your own pace.

Venice Special from £75 Tuesdays only
8.50am - 9.35pm 
An extended version of our exceptionally popular classic tour, this package gives you extra time in the magical city of Venice as well as a trip on a motorboat to visit the Laguna islands.

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.

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 we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions. See terms & conditions. Timings are approximate and subject to change.

Facilities

Restaurants and Bars

Rose e Sapori restaurant is located onsite with stunning views of the hotel gardens and the Lake itself. Dinner is served Tuesday to Sunday from 7 pm until 10 pm. Recognized by both the Michelin board and the AIC (Assoiazione Italiana Celiachia who specialize in gluten free and other menus with specific dietary requirements), this revolutionary restaurant offers a variety of dishes from traditional to haute cuisine consisting of octopus curry with vanilla foam and Ceviche or Venison with rich jus made from local wines. 

There is also a poolside snack bar open for lunch service throughout the day where light dishes of pasta, salads and sandwiches can be purchased locally. 

 

Pools and Beaches 

Set in the manicured gardens, Villa Rosa is home to an elegant outdoor pool with complimentary loungers and parasols. There is also a salt water whirlpool ideal for soaking any weary feet after a day of exploring the town and beyond. 

The Villa Rosa is situated opposite one of Desenzano's many beaches, however having the benefit of being in a quiet and pedestrianised area of town means it is rarely crowded and ideal for a day of relaxation or a peaceful after dinner stroll. 

 

  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Bar
  • Whirlpool
  • WiFi
  • Fitness room
  • Garden
  • Lounge area

Local Fees and Taxes

Tourist tax payable locally directly to hotel

Public Facilities

Indoor Pool Opening 09.00-20.00

Special Offers

Free Night Offer: Stay 7 nights and pay for 6 nights or stay 14 nights and pay for 12 nights for holidays between 27 Mar - 26 Apr and 01 - 26 Oct 19. This offer cannot be combined with the early booking offer.

Free Bottle of Wine: In room on arrival 

Complimentary Bike Hire: Guests can use the hotel's bicycles free of charge (subject to availability).

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Hotel Villa Rosa, Desenzano, Lake Garda
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