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Hotel Poiano

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Garda

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Boasting panoramic views of Lake Garda as well as the luscious gardens surrounding the hotel itself, Hotel Poiano is home to some of the best views the resort of Garda has to offer. The hotel is comprised of various buildings tucked away within the fruit trees scattered through the garden and all the rooms are bright and airy, reflective of their environment.
Outside, there is an Olympic sized swimming pool as well as a smaller children's pool surrounded by sun loungers and umbrellas with gorgeous lake and mountain views. The spa within the hotel boasts an indoor salt water heated pool and whirlpool, sauna and aromatic steam room (local fees apply for entry) and for those looking to stay active during their stay, there are tennis courts (pay locally for use and hire of equipment) and free use of Hotel Poiano's mountain bikes for Inghams guests (subject to availability).

Breakfast is served each morning in the dining room and out on the terrace in warmer weather with both hot and cold options on offer, perfect for starting your day before heading out for a walk along any of the fabulous hiking routes close by. Dinner is a three course affair with choice to suit every taste from grilled swordfish and Salsa Verde to more classic dishes such as spaghetti Pomodoro.

Transfer time: approx. 45 mins by coach.

Added value

Save up to 15% on the hotel price for holidays between 02 May - 13 Oct 20 booked by 31 Dec 19

Children aged up to 18 years stay free when sharing a room with two adults

Guests receive complimentary tea and biscuits daily between 5pm and 6pm

Free use of mountain bikes (subject to availability)

Save up to 10% on the hotel price for holidays between 02 May - 13 Oct 20 booked by 30 Apr 20


  • No. of rooms: 120
  • No. of buildings: 3
  • No. of floors: 2
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:

    2 blocks divided from main building

  • Official rating: 4

With classic and traditional décor and good amenities, rooms at the Hotel Poiano can cater to every guest. From cozy Costabella rooms to junior suites with spectacular lake views, you'll find home comforts in these bright and airy spaces.  

Standard Costabella Rooms are 17m² and sleep up to three people. With en suite facilities and a balcony, this is ideal for couples or small families*

Panorama Rooms are also 17² and sleep up to three people but offer balcony and superb lake views

Junior Suites are incredibly spacious at 35m² and space for up to 4 guests. Located in 2 separate buildings 200m away, these elegant spaces have an additional lounge area with two divan beds, balcony or terrace and lake view* 

All air-conditioned with shower, TV, telephone, safe, minibar, hairdryer and balcony

*Please note that Costabella rooms can also be booked for sole use and Junior suites may have a slightly obstructed lake view due to the surrounding gardens. 

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Wireless internet


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

The hotel location is at the top of the hill and a fair amount of walking is involved to reach the different blocks of the complex.


  • American buffet breakfast
  • 3 course dinner with choice, salad and dessert buffets
  • Weekly gala buffet dinner
  • Free afternoon tea for Inghams guests 5 pm - 6 pm daily 
  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Dress code for restaurants:


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Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians


A charming resort on Lake Garda's eastern shore, the bustling town of Garda is one of the lake's finest destinations. The shopping here is varied and the large lakeside Friday market is a popular tradition. Much of Garda is traffic-free, allowing you to safely stroll the old cobbled streets. Regular ferry and hydrofoil services access other lakeside resorts and you can also enjoy a delightful lakeside walk to neighbouring Bardolino.

You can also attend the Verona Opera.

Things to do in resort

  • Golf
  • Walking

Holidays in Garda offer a variety of pleasant activities: the shopping here is varied and the large lakeside Friday market is a popular tradition. Much of Garda is traffic-free, so you can stroll safely around the old cobbled streets. Regular ferry and hydrofoil services access other lakeside resorts and you can enjoy a delightful lakeside walk to neighbouring Bardolino.

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

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.736067
  • Latitude: 45.581938
  • Distance to City Centre: 2500

For more information on travel and transport visit our Garda 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 Thursdays 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 Mondays, 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.** 


Restaurant and Bar

With three restaurants and bars onsite, there is plenty available the Hotel Poiano to satisfy all tastes. The breakfast room hosts your morning meal with a hearty breakfast buffet of hot and cold options and dinner is a three course affair with a choice of menus. Gluten free, vegan, vegetarian and dairy free options can all be catered for, please advise our reservations team at the time of booking so that we can inform the hotel. A free daily afternoon tea of biscuits and hot drinks is provided between 5 pm and 6 pm each afternoon and there is a piano bar with divine views out towards Lake Garda's azure waters, providing the perfect spot for an evening aperitivo. 

Pools and Beaches

There are two pools, an outdoor Olympic sized swimming pool with plenty of sun loungers and parasols scattered about so you can bask in the Garda sunshine and relax. There is also a pool bar, ideal to quench your thirst or treat yourself to a traditional Italian cocktail. A heated indoor lagoon style pool is available for the days when you want to make the most of the spa facilities, comfortable loungers are available for you to immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere of the Hotel Poiano's wellness centre with free herbal teas and water on hand. A children's pool is also available as children are not allowed in the lagoon pool located within the wellness centre. 1 pool towel per person per stay is included, additional towels carry a locally payable charge. 08.30-19.00 Pool times.


With its modern and cozy interior, the wellness centre at Hotel Poiano offers a fantastic selection of treatments including the salt water lagoon pool, Turkish bath, sauna and bio-sauna, aromatherapy showers with light and colour therapy and a herbal tea and water station. Having been renovated in recent years, this beautiful facility is decorated with Venetian marble and local stone in soft, relaxing colours. Please note that guests under the age of 18 are not permitted within the spa and entry to the spa including slippers and bath robe is at a local charge of €12 per person per day. 

Shuttle Bus

The hotel provides a free shuttle bus service to the centre of Garda at set times, which will be given locally.

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Spa

Local Fees and Taxes

Tourist tax payable locally directly to hotel

Family Facilities

Hotel kids club- supervised

  • Cots & linen
  • Early meals available
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly
  • Hotel kids club

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