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Hotel Du Lac

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Gardone Riviera

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Located centrally on the colourful and lively promenade of the Gardone Riviera, Hotel Du Lac is known for its friendly and warm atmosphere. Its vibrant exterior enjoys panoramic views of Lago di Garda's cyan waters as well as the Isola del Garda and mountains beyond. The Rimbalzello beach is located just a ten minute walk away where you can relax on the promenade and take a dip in the cool, crystalline waters. 

The Du Lac offers comfortable rooms with traditional Italian decor, simple furnishings and wonderful views of the lakefront and promenade. A bed and breakfast service is provided each morning with the restaurant priding itself on using local ingredients with freshly baked cakes and pastries on offer each morning. The hotels restaurant offers fresh, regional cuisine with a gorgeous outdoor terrace providing the perfect spot to sit with an Aperol as the sun sets over the lake. You'll also find renowned restaurant Il Veliero just 30 metres away where guests of the Du Lac can enjoy 20% discount on lunch and dinner service.  

Close proximity to the ferry port allows you to get out and about with ease whether you want to see the quiet beaches of Desenzano and Peschiera or the cobbled streets and stunning castles and villas of Malcesine and Riva.

Added value

Stay 10 nights and pay for 9 nights or stay 14 nights and pay for 12 nights between 01 May - 04 Oct 19

Save 10% on the hotel price for holidays between 04 Apr - 11 Oct 20 booked by 31 Mar 20

Guests receive 20% discount during 2019 and 10% discount during 2020 at the hotel's à la carte restaurant and Il Veliero Restaurant

Free night offer: Stay 7 nights and pay for 6 night between 02 Jul - 31 Oct 19

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 39
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 3

Rooms at Hotel Du Lac are simple and comfortable with all the amenities you could need as well as fabulous views of the lake and promenade. 

  • Standard twin (sleeps 2)
  • Standard twin with balcony and side lake view (sleeps 2)
  • Standard twin with balcony and lake view (sleeps 2)

All rooms have the following: 

  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Air conditioning (15 Jun - 15 Sep) 

 

Accessibility

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

Hotel is on the flat, next to the lake. Not all doors are large enough to allow guests in wheelchairs

Meals

A rich and varied continental breakfast buffet is served each morning with hot and cold options, freshly baked cakes and pastries and of course fantastic Italian coffee to get your day started. 

  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Informal

  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Gardone Riviera

The Gardone Riviera, situated on the west coast of Lake Garda consists of two separate resorts: Gardone and Salò. Surrounded by lakeside mountains, the Gardone Riviera has a fantastic subtropical microclimate that brings you warm balmy summer days. Gardone is situated around a pretty harbour, and Italian history and culture can be found in abundance in this area and there are plenty immaculately kept buildings and gardens.

When not distracted by the stunning mountain and lakeside views, Gardone Riviera is also home to the Heller Botanical Gardens, which houses over 2,000 different species of subtropical plants. Exploring the other lakeside towns has never been easier either, with plenty of ferries running back and forth across the lake.

Things to do in resort

Gardone Riviera restaurants and food

The number of delicious restaurants across Lake Garda and Gardone Riviera cannot be recalled- there are just simply too many! Classic Italian cooking and heritage is embodied in the food and you can expect to see delicious fresh ingredients that have been sourced locally, homemade pasta, homemade sauces and ragus, and plenty of fresh fish from the lake.

Emiliano’s Restaurant in Gardone has been tipped as being excellent and the ideal location on the lake makes it a truly special place to linger over lunch. The hotels along the lake front also serve some delicious food (Hotel du Lac, Grand Hotel Gardone and Al Valerio are tipped as being good) and you can enjoy the spectacular views from the terraces.

 

Gardone Riviera bars and wine

It’s no secret that this little corner if Italy is a haven for the wine lover. With the Bardolino bi-annual wine festival happening on the other side of the lake, and many of the delicious wines coming from the immediate area, it would be a mistake to leave the Gardone Riviera without sitting on the lakeside promenade with a drink and watching the sun slip below the mountains.

Aquolinae Bar has some absolutely excellent views and also serves as a café during the day if it’s too early for a tipple. Hotel Du Lac has a fantastic lake side bar and restaurant and set slightly back from the lake front (up in the hills) sits Dai di Moro bar (on Via Ceriolo) which has some absolutely spectacular views once you reach it.

 

Gardone Riviera shopping

In the immediate area of the Gardone Riviera you will find plenty of food shops, souvenir and gift stores and some crafts here and there.

If you are looking for some proper shopping, then why not make the most of our excursions to nearby Verona and Venice? When not touring the beautiful cities, you may find some time to explore the shops selling high-end Italian fashion and leather goods like shoes, handbags and accessories.

Lake Garda is also famous for its wonderful markets that are held throughout the summer in different locations. Antique and flea markets are held regularly during the months and can be a real treasure chest for those of us who like to trawl through the old trinkets and items looking for a gem. Fresh food markets are also held regularly and you can see the wonderful colours of the locally produced fruit and vegetables of Lake Garda.

 

Gardone Riviera spas and relaxation

Situated in Colà across the lake, near Peschiera is the wonderful Villa dei Cedri Spa, which attracts plenty of visitors every year. Large outdoor lakes overlooking the beautiful Lake Garda, are kept fresh by nearby springs and warmed to a toasty 33-34°c by thermal sources from deep underground.

When not enjoying the tranquil bathing lakes, there is plenty to do at Villa dei Cedri with a grand house/hotel, winter garden glass pavilion, sunbathing in the carefully manicured gardens, massages, beauty treatments, and a wellness complex including medical fitness/therapies, biosaunas, solarium, Turkish bath, and a relax zone.

Sirmione has one of the top natural spa complexes in Europe, Aquaria, with thermal baths made with the heat that comes from deep below the lake and mountains.

Garda Thermae sits near Riva del Garda and celebrates wellness and peace of mind, body and soul. Saunas, indoor-outdoor swimming pools as well as beauty and spa packages are on offer here.

 

Gardone Riviera arts, culture and events

Throughout the summer, there is an action-packed events calendar for the Gardone Riviera and the surrounding towns of Lake Garda. Including the bi-annual Bardolino Wine Festival, Musica Riva Festival in Riva del Garda, Garda Jazz Festival (also in Riva del Garda) and more. The nearby cities of Verona and Venice are accessible through excursions organised by Inghams, and you can even venture up into the nearby Dolomite Mountains to see the breathtaking natural beauty.

There are plenty more cultural activities available for guests who stay in the Gardone Riviera which can be read about under our ‘Activity Information’ section:

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.4155898
  • Latitude: 45.6811196

For more information on travel and transport visit our Gardone Riviera 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
12.05pm - 7.30pm
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
7.30am - 6.00pm
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
7.10am - 7.30pm 
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 
7.50am - 8.15pm
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
8.50am - 6.20pm 
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 and Bars

The Hotel Du Lac has an elegant restaurant you'll take breakfast each morning and be able to dine at lunch and dinner for a local charge. The restaurant opens up onto a spacious outdoor terrace with fantastic panoramic views of the lake and mountains beyond. There is a bar offering traditional Italian cocktails and local wines, perfect for sipping whilst you soak up the easterly sunshine. 

Just 30 metres away, Al Veliero restaurant is known for its sumptuous pizzas and homemade pastas. Guests of Hotel Du Lac are eligible for 20% discount here. 

Pools and Beaches

There is no pool onsite at the Hotel Du Lac however there is the spectacular beach of Rimbalzello which is located just a short walk away where you can sunbathe and take a dip in the cool waters of Lake Garda.  From Mon-Fri guests can enjoy a sun lounger and umbrella free of charge if available. 

Our guests will be given free entrance to 'Rimbalzello', a pool and beach resort located just 500m from the Hotel Du Lac. Here you'll find a wonderful lunch restaurant and bars where you can have lunch in the glorious gardone sunshine (payable locally). At Rimbalzello, there is no charge for sunbeds from Mon - Fri but please note there will be charges at weekends. 

General Facilities

  • Free wifi
  • Bar
  • Lounge area
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi

Local Fees and Taxes

Tourist tax payable locally directly to the hotel.


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Hotel Du Lac
Gardone Riviera, Lake Garda,Bed & Breakfast
10/06/2020 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Stansted
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