Hotel Centrale

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Riva

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Just 100 meters from the ferry port and overlooking Riva's main square and affluent harbour, the Hotel Centrale boasts one of the most enviable locations in the entire resort. The hustle and bustle of the shopping lanes and quaint cafes sits just a stones' throw from the hotel and the bus station and ferry terminal on your doorstep make it easy to get out and about.

Rooms are comfortable and simple, yet provide everything you need for a comfortable stay. Evening meals for our guests on half board offer a chance to dine from the a la carte menu which sports regional favourites such as spaghetti vongole and scallops with fresh chili and lemon oil. All of these and more can be enjoyed on the al fresco terrace with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and lake.

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 45 mins by coach from Verona airport.

  • No. of rooms: 69
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4
  • Official rating: 3


Standard Rooms sleep up the three people and have lake views, air conditioning (June to mid September), TV, minibar, hairdryer and shower. Rooms for sole use are available on request, please call to book.

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

Riva is the main resort at the northern end of Lake Garda and boasts superb scenery, elegant parks and a long lakeside promenade. It has many fine buildings, especially around the colourful Piazza Tre Novembre and the 12th Century La Rocca castle dominates the waterfront. In the cobbled streets of the old town you will find an excellent variety of shops, attractive terrace cafés, bars and restaurants. The large, clean, white pebble beach is popular for lake bathing. Stroll along the lake to Torbole and explore other lakeside villages by ferry on your holiday in Riva.




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
11.00am - 6.20pm
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 Wednesdays and Fridays 
8.40am - 6.50pm 
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 
8.20am - 6.10pm  
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 
7.30am - 8.50pm 
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
8.20am - 00.40am 
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
8.20am - 6.15pm
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
7.35am - 7.45pm
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.** 



Hotel Centrale is home to a wonderful restaurant with a large dining room which spills out onto a sun soaked terrace overlooking the lake. Evening meals consist of three courses which can selected from the a la carte menu where you can find traditional dishes such as slow cooked cured meats, homemade pastas and of course fish caught fresh from the waters of Lake Garda. 


An continental buffet breakfast is served each morning with freshly baked breads, cakes and pastries. Cereals, yogurts, toast and cold meats and cheeses. 

Each evening, a three course dinner is served from the fantastic a la carte menu which is can be taken out on the hotel's restaurant terrace as well as the cosy and traditional indoor dining room. The menu changes frequently and consists of delicious traditional plates such as cured meats, beans, fish fresh from the waters of Lake Garda and homemade pastas. 


Board basis options available

  • Half Board
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.8398318
  • Latitude: 45.8848625

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