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Hotel Ideal

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Sirmione

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Surrounded by olive trees and boasting some of the best panoramic lake views Sirmione has to offer, the Hotel Ideal truly lives up to its name. Just 5 minutes' walk from the Aquaria spa and 10 minutes' walk from the ferry port, Hotel Ideal is the perfect base for visiting the old town via the tourist train which runs daily (pay locally). Next to the Roman Catullo Grottos, the hotel lies at the tip of Sirmione's famous peninsula amidst the olive groves. The recently renovated bedrooms are in modern style, some with glorious lake views (available at a supplement). Facilities include attractive outdoor pool with sunbathing terrace and bar with terrace - ideal for taking in the sunset with a glass of local Lugana wine. 

Added value

Spa Offer: Guests receive 25% discount off the entrance to  Aquaria Thermal Spa Sirmione (15% Sat & Sun)

Honeymoon & Anniversary Offer: Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine.

Free night offer: Stay 7 nights and pay for 6 for stays 11-28 May and 7 Sep - 31 Oct 2019


  • No. of rooms: 32
  • No. of buildings: 0
  • No. of floors: 4
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4

Standard Rooms are decorated in a modern style and are around 20m². They have balcony that overlooks the pool. All rooms at the Hotel Ideal have a TV, tea & coffee making facilities, safe, minibar and hairdryer.

Lake View Rooms are approximately 18m² and have balcony with stunning lake views.

Superior Rooms are 16m² with superb lake views and a large terrace.

Single Rooms and family rooms are available on request, please call to book.


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


An abundant and rich breakfast is served each morning with hot and cold options followed by a four-course evening meal with a locally sourced a la carte menu.


Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board


The peninsula of Sirmione stretches out from the southern shore of Lake Garda. The entrance to the Old Town is via the bridge of the 13th Century Scaligero castle with its ‘inland dock’. The colourful, narrow streets are full of interesting shops, restaurants and bars, but are refreshingly traffic-free. As you venture further into the peninsula, the bustling streets give way to a peaceful landscape with a luxuriant vegetation of olive trees, cypresses, laurels and magnolias. A panoramic walk along the shore takes you past bathing beaches to the tip of the peninsula where an old Roman Palace, the Grottos of Catullo, has been excavated. Or you can relax and pamper yourself in the thermal pools of the lakeside Aquaria Spa.



Things to do in resort

  • Cycling
  • Shopping
  • Walking

A panoramic walk along the shore takes you past bathing beaches to the tip of the peninsula where an old Roman Palace, the Grottos of Catullo, has been excavated. Holidays in Sirmione can also be about relaxing and pampering yourself if you choose to take in the thermal pools of the lakeside Aquaria Spa.


Verona Opera

Verona Opera

A night at the opera in the ancient arena in Verona must surely be one of life’s great experiences even if you’re not an opera buff. The 2020 programme (13 June - 5 September) with all-time favourite Aida by Verdi loved for its lavish scenery and costumes. A new stage design for Carmen by Bizet, there are also performances of Nabucco by Verdi, as well as Turandot by Puccini. If you are staying in any of the main resorts on Lake Garda, we can book most performances (listed on the Verona Opera page) and transport to & from Verona is included in addition to your opera ticket.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.6049449
  • Latitude: 45.4995364

For more information on travel and transport visit our Sirmione 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 Tuesdays only
1.00pm - 6.30pm
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 Mondays and Fridays 
8.30am - 7.00pm
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 only
6.40am - 7.50pm  
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 Tuesdays and Thursdays
8.45am - 7.20pm 
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.

Verona Classic from £43 Tuesdays and Fridays
9.45am - 5.25pm 
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
9.00am - 6.10pm
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

Restaurant Essentia is open for breakfast and dinner and has a lovely terrace that overlooks the lake.


The hotel’s pool enjoys views over Lake Garda and is surrounded by the hotel’s peaceful gardens.

General Facilities

  • Free wifi
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)

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Sirmione, Lake Garda,Half Board
09/05/2020 - 4 nights
3 adults
From Birmingham Int.
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