Hotel Villa Rosa

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Desenzano

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This elegant lakefront hotel is one of the finest in Desenzano and offers elegant accommodation in an ideal setting. The centre of the resort is just a short walk away meaning you can easily explore the town's shops, bars and bustling weekly market. When you want to explore further afield, Desenzano has regular ferries to nearby resorts or you can hop on the train and be in the historic city of Verona in around 20 minutes.

When all you want to do is relax, you'll find Villa Rosa's heated outdoor pool ideal. It's nestled in the charming gardens and boasts a saltwater whirlpool and plenty of loungers and umbrellas. Desenzano's public beach is just in front of the hotel where sunbeds can be hired (payable locally). The interiors of this neoclassical villa have been thoughtfully modernised to create a sophisticated ambiance. Spacious guest rooms have light colours and a chic style, while ensuring complete comfort during your stay. The hotel's renowned restaurant prides itself on its innovative menu that uses local products and regional specialties to offer a wonderful choice of dishes on the a la carte menu. Think braised beef cheeks, creamy burrata and even scampi carpacio. Guests on half board will eat in this restaurant from a dedicated half board menu.

Transfer time: approx. 45 mins by coach.

Added value

Save up to 10% on the hotel price for holidays between 27 Mar - 26 Oct 20 booked by 31 Jan 20 (not combinable)

Stay 7 nights and pay for 6 nights between 27 Mar - 24 Apr 20 and 01 - 26 Oct 20

Stay 10 nights and pay for 9 nights between 25 Apr - 17 May 20

Stay 14 nights and pay for 12 nights between 27 Mar - 26 Oct 20 (not combinable)

Free use of bicycles

Honeymoon & Anniversary Offer: Free bottle of sparkling wine

  • No. of rooms: 62
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 3
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 8
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4

Standard Rooms have a modern and crisp interior, using light colours and large windows to create a bright and welcoming atmosphere. Measuring around 18m² these rooms can sleep up to two poeple and have a balcony, air conditioning, TV, free wifi, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer and a bath.

Superior Rooms can sleep up to three people and approximately 22m². They have pool or side lake views from the balcony. 

Junior Suites are 25m² and accommodate up to three people. They are located at the front of the hotel and enjoy lake views from the balcony. 

Suites are around 30m² and can sleep up to four people. They have a bedroom with separate living area, Jacuzzi bathtub and a Nespresso coffee machine.

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


Available on request

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

A continental breakfast buffet is served each morning from 7am until 10.30am. 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. 

Your evening meal will be served in 'Rose e Sapori'. Three courses can be chosen from their varied and imaginative menu consisting of regional dishes as well as those influenced by the south of Italy. Please note the 'Rose e Sapori' restaurant is closed on Mondays.

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

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

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: 10.538635
  • Latitude: 45.47545

For more information on travel and transport visit our Desenzano page


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.


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.** 


Restaurants & Bars

Rose & Sapori boasts stunning views of the hotel gardens and the lake. This elegant restaurant offers a varied a la carte menu between 7pm and 10pm (closed on Mondays). Enjoy specialties like braised beef cheek, fried focaccia filled with ham and creamy burrata or freshly caught fish. Guests on half board will eat here and have a choice of three courses.


Set in the manicured gardens, Villa Rosa's elegant heated pool overlooks the lake, has a saltwater whirlpool and complimentary loungers and parasols. A pool bar offer refreshments and light lunches between 12.30pm and 3pm. Pool towels are provided.

Desenzano's public beach is directly opposite the hotel where you can hire sunbeds and umbrellas (payable locally).

General Facilities

  • Fitness room
  • Free wifi
  • Parking

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Hotel Villa Rosa
Desenzano, Lake Garda,Half Board
14/10/2020 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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