Hotel Cristallo

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Malcesine

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Perfectly situated with the mountains behind and Lake Garda in front, Hotel Cristallo is a favourite amongst Inghams guests. Overseen by the warm and welcoming Moretti family, this comfortable three star hotel offers exceptional value for money. The décor is simple yet tasteful, with bright colours in the communal areas such as a lively bar and restaurant and spacious guest rooms. There is a lovely garden area with pool and sun loungers with views over the lake. The sun terrace on which the pool is located also has a whirlpool and is the perfect place to sit and watch the sun set over the mountains with an Aperol in hand.

For those wanting to get out and about, the lake can be reached on foot in just over ten minutes and you can reach the ancient, cobbled streets of Malcesine in around 15 minutes. Be sure to make the most of the ferry port which will allow you to explore the surrounding mountains and other resorts as well as take a ride in the Monte Baldo cable car where you'll be treated to unrivaled views of Malcesine's town and castle in all its glory.

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

Added value

Save up to 10% on the hotel price for holidays between 02 May - 29 Sep 20 booked by 28 Feb 20

Stay 10 nights and pay for 9 nights between 02 - 22 May 20 and 01 Jul - 25 Aug 20

Stay 14 nights and pay for 12 nights between 02 May - 29 Sep 20

Free bottle of wine per room with the first dinner for holidays between 01 Jul - 29 Aug 20

  • No. of rooms: 46
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 6
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 3

Twin/Double Rooms sleep up to two people and are on the ground floor with a wall view. Facilities include air conditioning (June to mid September), TV, safe, fridge, kettle, hairdryer and a shower. Rooms on higher floors with mountain views are available for a supplement.

Twin/Double Lake View Rooms have a balcony with lake views.

Double rooms for sole use are also available and have a french bed and wall views.


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

Adapted rooms are available on request.


Breakfast service offers up a delicious selection of fresh breads, pastries and fruit. Dinner is a three course affair with a rich salad buffet, traditional starter and main course. 

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Malcesine’s pedestrianised cobbled streets lead up from the lakeside, past shops, cafés and shady squares to the 13th Century castle which towers above the lake on a sheer rock face. The Saturday market is not to be missed and the excellent ferry service makes Riva and Limone easily accessible too. The long promenade leads out from the resort’s southern end past shingle beaches to lovely Val di Sogno, an idyllic spot for lake bathing and watersports. Take the cable-car to the top of Monte Baldo behind Malcesine. Here you will enjoy superb views, an abundance of walks and beautiful nature. With so much variety and character, your holiday in Malcesine is an ideal choice.


Things to do in resort

  • Walking
  • Cable-car to Monte Baldo
  • Walks above resort
  • Scaligeri castle
  • Palazzo dei Capitani
  • Museum of natural history
  • Nordic walking
  • Boat trips to Limone and Riva
  • Windsurfing
  • Climbing

The Saturday market is a highlight of all Malcesine holidays and is not to be missed. The excellent ferry service makes Riva and Limone easily accessible too. The long promenade leads out from the resort's southern end past shingle beaches to lovely Val di Sogno, an idyllic spot for lake bathing and water sports. Take the cable car to the top of Monte Baldo behind Malcesine. Here you will enjoy superb views, an abundance of walks and beautiful nature. With so much variety, Malcesine, Italy is an ideal holiday choice.

You can also attend the Verona Opera.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.808187
  • Latitude: 45.760338
  • Location Description:

    15 minute's walk along the lakeside promenade to Malcesine

For more information on travel and transport visit our Malcesine 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
11.30am - 5.30pm
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 Wednesday and Friday 
8.10am - 6.30pm 
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 and Fridays 
8.00am - 6.30pm  
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 Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 
8.00am - 8.30pm  
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.

Venice Special from £75 Wednesdays only
8.45am - 00.20am 
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
9.00am - 5.50pm  
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

The restaurant at Hotel Cristallo is the home to their extensive buffet breakfast and three course dinner of traditional Italian cuisine. Elegantly and traditionally decorated, this bright and airy space is the perfect location to start and end your day.  Local wines are available for purchase from the Cristallo's bar as well as traditional and delicious cocktails.


Nestled in the small but verdant gardens of Hotel Cristallo is an ample pool with whirlpool where you can sit and relax. Sun loungers and parasols are provided for guests and this peaceful location offers superb lake and mountain views. The pool is open from 9am to 7pm.

General Facilities

  • Fitness room
  • Free wifi
  • Parking (payable locally)
Family Facilities
  • Cots & linen
  • Children's menu
  • Highchairs in restaurant

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Hotel Cristallo
Malcesine, Lake Garda,Half Board
13/05/2020 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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