Hotel Capri

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Malcesine

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We think that Hotel Capri is one of the best places to watch the sunset on Lake Garda. It’s on the edge of the rocks so you get uninterrupted views of the lake – especially from the restaurant’s terrace. We always stop here for a sundowner and some delicious pasta when we’re in town. Despite it feeling quite secluded, the lakefront is just 100 metres away and the centre of Malcesine is 800 metres away so it’s a good choice if you want to explore the town and the nearby resorts. Please bear in mind that its hilly location means that it might not be suitable if you have walking difficulties.

The hotel’s been managed by the Bergonzini family for three generations. They are very welcoming and go out of their way to make sure you have a good time here. You’ll notice the gardens as soon as you arrive – grab a lounger on the manicured lawn and enjoy some peace and quiet. The pool is close by when you need to cool off. Or, head to the spa and take a dip in the whirlpool.

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 30 mins by coach from Verona airport.

Added value

Honeymoon & Anniversary Offer: Free bottle of sparkling wine

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 47
  • No. of floors: 4
  • Official rating: 3

Rooms

Green Rooms sleep two people and are decorated in a modern style. Facilities include air conditioning, TV, safe, minibar, shower and hairdryer.

Superior Garden View Rooms can sleep up to three people (the third bed is a single sofa bed). They have a balcony that looks out over the gardens. 

Superior Lake View Rooms can sleep up to three people (the third bed is a single sofa bed). They have a balcony and lake views. 

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

Please note that the hotel entrance is up a hill therefore this hotel is not recommended for wheelchair users.

Malcesine

Malcesine has a lot going for it and it’s perfect for anyone seeking an active holiday. It’s in the north of the lake so you’ve got lots of mountain trails to explore. This is one of Lake Garda’s most recognisable resorts. Its beautiful 13th century castle makes it easy to spot from the water. If you go and take a closer look you’ll be rewarded with some pretty impressive lake views. We love the little cobbled streets and charming cafés too. There’s a long promenade from the southern end of the town where you can walk for a few miles along the lake. 

What to see on a Malcesine holiday

The cable car goes straight from the town to the top of Monte Baldo, which is a starting point for lots of walk and cycles. The views from up here are incredible so we won’t blame you if you just want to sit and enjoy them instead. The town’s also big on water sports – you can try your hand at sailing or paddle boarding. There’s a busy ferry port too so you can head to some nearby towns like Limone or Riva very easily.

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Things to Do

Things to see and do

Scaligeri Castle is a must-see in Malcesine. It’s been there since the 13th Century so history buffs will love walking around and reading about it’s interesting past. Head to museum to find out more. Before you go back into town, make the climb to the top of the tower where the lake views are incredible – don’t forget your camera.

Palazzo dei Capitani is probably the second most important historic building in the town. In the 15th Century it was the headquarters for the Venetian rulers of the area. It’s close to the harbour and once you’ve finished exploring inside, you can admire the lake views from the gardens.

Food & drink

A favourite past time of tourists in Malcesine is eating and drinking. The harbour and lakeside is filled with cafés and bars offering fresh food and local wines. Pull up a chair and order your favourite dish while you people watch or look out over the lake. We recommend trying a glass of Bardolino red and a big plate of bigoli – a long, thick spaghetti-like pasta from the Veneto region.

Activities

We love walking holidays in Malcesine. To get the best views, head up Monte Baldo. You can see for miles up here and get 360 degree panoramas. The Walk of the Little Stone Men is a great route to do – it’s less than five kilometres and suitable for all abilities.

There’s nothing quite like jumping on your saddle and peddling along Lake Garda. It’s such a relaxing thing to do and a great way to build up your appetite! We recommend a leisurely bike ride along the shore to one of Malcesine’s nearby resorts where you can stop for lunch. If all that sounds a bit tame, then take to the sky. The top of Monte Baldo has some great, thrill-seeking routes down the mountain.

It’s almost impossible to resist taking to the water in Malcesine. Paddle boarding is a great activity for everyone and gives you a nice, unique view of the town. Get more serious and take a sailing or kite surfing course. It’s always nice to come back from holiday with a few new skills.

Excursions

Free Excursion: Pre-book three excursions per person and receive a FREE full day excursion to Verona

Pre-book your excursions online or give us a call

Verona Opera from £76 per person (evening)

The Verona Opera is definitely one for the bucket list! The season runs from mid June to early September and covers all the classics including Aida by Verdi or Turnadot by Puccini. Whichever performance you choose; you’ll have an incredible evening. We’ve included transport to and from the arena so you won’t have to worry about a thing. Find out more about Verona Opera and view the 2022 schedule.

Price based on un-numbered steps tickets, upgrades are available

Venice Classic from £72 per person (full day)

Venice is not to be missed! This excursion allows you to explore the city with a guide and at your own pace. You’ll arrive by coach and grab a water taxi to the centre. You’ll also have the option to add on a gondola ride (payable locally). There’s plenty of time to take in sights of the Basilica, Doge's Palace, St Mark's square and the Rialto bridge  – this is the perfect introduction to one of Italy's most magical cities.

Departs: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Venice Special from £85 per person (full day)

Extend your day in Venice with this excursion. You’ll spend the day exploring the cobbled lanes and canals. We’ve included a lagoon boat trip that takes around an hour – you’ll get to see the Laguna islands as well as other famous spots and monuments. There is so much to see and do in the city, and with your departure time back to your hotel not until 9pm, you won't be rushed to fit them all in.

Departs: Wednesdays

Majestic Dolomites from £55 per person (full day)

Start with a scenic drive through the exceptional South Tyrol, Val di Fiemme, Cavalese and Moena regions. You’ll then stop off at Passa Pordoi and take in the incredible views from this 2,000-metre-high vantage point. There’s some free time to explore the terrain at your own pace, either by taking one of the trekking paths or simply enjoying an Aperol at a refugio and taking in the views. A stop off at the chocolate box town of Ortisei is included on the way back to your hotel as well as plenty of stops for photo opportunities in this awe inspiring landscape.

Departs: Mondays and Fridays

Tour of Lake Garda from £51 per person (half day)

Get ready to explore the best of Lake Garda on this excursion – there’s so much natural beauty and picturesque towns to discover. See the spectacular mountain scenery of the north and the sunny plains of the south. Travelling by both coach and ferry, the tour itinerary for this excursion varies depending on where you start but will usually follow the famous Gardensana road lined with fragrant olive and lemon trees to reach the likes of Malcesine, Sirmione, Salo and Limone.

Departs: Wednesdays

Verona from £45 per person (full day)

Verona is one of Italy’s most charming little cities. This day trip dips into the romance of the medieval city, reliving the scenes from Romeo and Juliet while wandering around through the cobbled streets and past ancient buildings. The impressive 2,000-year-old Roman arena is one of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres in the world and is currently home to the Verona Opera, and the marble paved shopping street of Via Mazzini leads you to the stunning Piazza Delle Erbe. 

Departs: Tuesdays and Fridays

 

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. Please see our terms & conditions.

Facilities
  • Outdoor pool overlooking the lake (approx. 5 x 10 metres, open from 8am to 6pm)
  • Panoramic sun terrace on the top floor
  • Pool towels are provided
  • Small spa area with a fitness room, bio sauna and whirlpool
  • Bike hire and storage
  • Table tennis table
  • Free Wi-Fi
Meals

An extensive breakfast buffet is served in the dining room each morning with a selection of pastries, cakes, bread, fruit, yoghurt, and hot options like scrambled eggs. There's also freshly brewed coffee and a variety of teas and juices to choose from. 

The Capri Restaurant has an à la carte menu for lunch and dinner. The dinner menu changes daily and the cuisine combines regional traditions with Mediterranean favourites. It has beautiful panoramic views overlooking the lake. Open for breakfast between 7.30am - 10.30am, snack bar 12pm - 5.30pm and dinner between 7pm - 8.30pm. 

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

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

Please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.808058
  • Latitude: 45.760517
  • Location Description:
    • 150 metres to the bus station
    • 800 metres to the centre of Malcesine 
    • 700 metres to the ferry point
  • Distance to Resort Centre: 500 km

Reviews of Hotel Capri

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Total price from
£1278
per person from £639
Includes £50pp discount
Hotel Capri
Malcesine, Lake Garda,Bed & Breakfast
12/10/2022 - 7 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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Due to the constantly changing nature of the COVID-19 crisis, we may need to change or withdraw at short notice some advertised accommodation facilities and resort services to help keep everyone safe.

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