Hotel Maximilian

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Malcesine

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It doesn’t get much more relaxing than at Hotel Maximilian. It’s in the beautiful bay of Val di Sogno, which is a protected place on the lakefront surrounded by greenery. The centre of Malcesine is about a 20-minute walk away along the lakeside promenade, or you can borrow a bike from the hotel and cycle there.

There’s just 40 rooms here so you’ll feel well taken care of. The service is great and nothing is too much trouble for the staff. The interior is modern with bright rooms and large public areas. Our favourite place is the restaurant where you can take your dinner outside on the terrace next to the lake. In the colourful gardens, you'll find a large swimming pool and whirlpool with unrivaled views of the bay and mountains beyond whilst inside, the wellness centre offers a range of facilities including Turkish bath and sauna as well as beauty treatments and massages which can be booked and paid for locally.

Please note that Hotel Maximilian is not suitable for children under 10 years of age.

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

Added value

Free nights available between 18 - 29 Sep 20 (min stay 7 nights)

Complimentary dinner per guest per stay for summer 2021 (ends 30 Nov 20 - min stay 5 nights)

Free nights available between 01 May - 28 May and 15 Sep - 01 Oct 2021 (min stay 7 nights)

  • No. of rooms: 40
  • No. of buildings: 3
  • No. of floors: 3
  • Official rating: 4


Garden View Rooms have modern amenities including a shower, hairdryer, fridge, minibar (payable locally), TV, telephone, safe, air conditioning and a terrace. These rooms sleep up to three people.

Lake View Rooms come with a balcony or terrace as well as lovely views and can sleep up to three adults..

The Villa Stefania Suite comes with balcony or terrace and lake view. They sleep up to three people and and available on request, please call to book. 

Double Rooms for Sole Use come with a balcony or terrace and lake view. They are available on request, please call to book.

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

Please note that there are no adapted rooms at this hotel. It is located on a steep hill up from the lakeside promenade but the hotel can also be accessed from main road.


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. 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 watersports – you can try your hand at sailing or paddle boarding.

Malcesine 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. They often have weddings here so you can imagine how romantic it is. The rest of Malcesine feels just as romantic thanks to the little cobbled streets and charming cafés. There’s a long promenade from the southern end of the town where you can walk for a few miles along the lake. There’s a busy ferry port too so you can head to some nearby towns like Limone or Riva very easily.


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 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. See terms & conditions.** 


Pools & Beaches

In the gardens is a large outdoor pool with plenty of sun loungers and parasols scattered around it. There is also an outdoor Jacuzzi nearby which offers exceptional views over the lake. If you're keen to take a dip in Lake Garda itself, Hotel Maximilian has its own private beach just beyond the gardens where you'll find parasols and sun loungers for guests to use. 


There's a modern and elegant spa centre located within the main building. Here you'll find a Turkish bath, sauna, sensory shower and herbal tea station to keep you replenished. Beauty treatments and massages are also available to be booked and paid for locally. The spa is payable locally.

General Facilities

  • Fitness room
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Spa

The hotel's restaurant overlooks the gardens and Lake Garda. It's open from breakfast and dinner and offers regional delicacies alongside a rich salad bar. Breakfast is served between 8am and 10am and has a choice of freshly baked cakes, pastries and breads along with cheese, cold cuts, bacon, sausages and eggs. Please note that Hotel Maximilian is available on a bed & breakfast basis only but a la carte dinner can be booked locally for €35 per person per night.

A snack bar is located on the veranda by the pool and offers delicious small plates during the day including pasta dishes, salads and hot panini.

The bar located inside the hotel has an impressive cocktail and wine list as well as a beautiful al fresco terrace, perfect for that afternoon cocktail or post dinner aperitivo. 

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.797586
  • Latitude: 45.751235
  • Location Description:
    • Lakeside position on the Bay of Val di Sogno
    • 2 kilometres from the  the centre of Malcesine, about 20 minutes walk

For more information on travel and transport visit our Hotel Maximilian page

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per person from £699
Hotel Maximilian
Malcesine, Lake Garda,Bed & Breakfast
19/05/2021 - 3 nights
3 adults
From Newcastle
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