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Hotel Maximilian

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Malcesine

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Nestled in the picturesque bay of Val di Sogno, Hotel Maximilian offers exceptional four star service from a private and secluded position. Enveloped by verdant olive and fruit trees, this elegant building is home to 40 sleek and spacious rooms. Communal spaces are bright and airy with a mix of modern and traditional décor making it ideal for romantic getaways and solo travellers seeking rest and relaxation in a lakeside oasis. In the colourful gardens, you'll find a large swimming pool and whirlpool offering unrivaled views of the bay and majestic 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.

The onsite restaurant is elegant yet simple with incredible views out onto the lake and gardens and a romantic terrace for those wishing to take dinner outside with Lake Garda's cyan waters lapping gently just metres away. Being a family run hotel, the cuisine at the Hotel Maximilian is of the utmost importance and at the heart of their ethos. Each morning you can expect a hot and cold breakfast buffet which can be enjoyed out on the terrace and each evening a delicious four course meal of traditional and regional cuisine with a modern flare. The bar located inside the hotel is quaint but with an impressive wine and cocktail list so you can enjoy an afternoon cocktail or a post dinner aperitivo as the sun sets behind one of Lake Garda's most beautiful resorts. 

*Please note that Hotel Maximilian is not suitable for children under 10 years of age. The hotel is located 2.3 km from the centre of Malcesine. 

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

Added value

Stay 7 nights and pay for 6 nights or stay 14 nights and pay for 12 nights between 02 - 29 May 20 and 18 - 29 Sep 20


  • No. of rooms: 40
  • No. of buildings: 3
  • No. of floors: 3
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4

With comfortable furnishings and a mix of traditional and sleek modern décor, rooms at the Hotel Maximilian offer spacious and elegant accommodation with great amenities. Please note that rooms are split between three garden villas.

Garden View Room have modern amenities including a shower, hairdryer, fridge, minibar (payable locally), TV, telephone, safe, air conditioning and a terrace. Room sleeps two-three adults.

Lake View Room come with a balcony or terrace as well as lovely views. Room sleeps two-three adults.

Villa Stefania Suite come with balcony or terrace and lake view. Room sleeps two-three adults and available on request, please call to book. 

Double for sole use with balcony or terrace and lake view. Room sleeps one adult and available on request, please call to book.


No adapted rooms. 

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

Steep hill up from the lakeside promenade but the hotel can also be accessed from main road.  Lift serves all floors in the main building


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 for 2020, but a la carte dinner can be booked locally for €35 per person per night.

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast

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: 10.797586
  • Latitude: 45.751235
  • Location Description:

    In a delightful location in Val di Sogno's beautiful bay.

  • Distance to City Centre: 2000

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.** 


Restaurant and Bar

The onsite restaurant at Hotel Maximilian is elegantly designed with a mix of modern and traditional décor. Overlooking the gorgeous gardens and glittering waters of the bay of Val di Sogno, the restaurant is open from 7pm until 8.30pm and offers a four course dinner service with plenty of choice. Think of regional delicacies such as vongole and perch (a white fish native to the waters of Lake Garda) served with homemade pastas and rich, fragrant risottos. There is also a rich salad bar and of course decadent Italian desserts. Breakfast is also served here from 8am until 10am and consists of an extensive continental spread with hot options including freshly baked cakes, pastries and breads along with cheese, cold cuts, bacon, sausages and eggs. There is also a snack bar out on the veranda by the pool which offers delicious small plates during the day including pasta dishes, salads and hot paninis along with gelato of course! 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. 

Pools and Beaches

Nestled in the gardens of Hotel Maximilian is a large outdoor pool with plenty of sun loungers and parasols scattered around it, making it the perfect spot for relaxing in the afternoon Malcesine sun. There is also an outdoor Jacuzzi nearby which offers exceptional views over the lake and tranquility for those looking to escape it all for a few moments. If you're keen to take a dip in the cool, crystal waters of 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. 


Hotel Maximilian truly embraces its ethos of rest and relaxation with its modern and elegant spa centre located within the hotel's 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.


Local Fees and Taxes

Tourist tax payable locally directly to hotel

Family Facilities

Hotel is not recommended for children under 10 years. 

  • Cots & linen
  • Highchairs in restaurant

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Hotel Maximilian
Malcesine, Lake Garda,Bed & Breakfast
23/09/2020 - 3 nights
3 adults
From London Gatwick
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